June 6, 2010

Robin McGehee, Kip Williams and Me on GetEqual

Filed by Karen Ocamb | June 06, 2010 | 7:00 PM | comments

I confess, my jaw dropped when I read that GetEqual's Robin McGehee was making $89,000 as co-director of the new activism group, GetEqual. After all, I work in the LGBT press for enough money for food, rent and to take...Read More


I Can't Believe My Eyes

Filed by Terrance Heath | June 06, 2010 | 5:30 PM | comments

It’s official. I’m getting older. It started, actually, a year ago. I went to my annual eye exam, and the doctor told me that I was just starting to show a touch of presbyopia. Presbyopia usually occurs beginning at around...Read More


Won't somebody please think of the children('s skin color)?

Filed by Alex Blaze | June 06, 2010 | 4:00 PM | comments

Not the most racist thing to happen in Arizona recently, but this is just such a bizarre and exasperating story: R.E. Wall, director of Prescott's Downtown Mural Project, said he and other artists were subjected to slurs from motorists as...Read More


Sex Ed: A Reader From Peru Writes

Filed by Bil Browning | June 06, 2010 | 2:30 PM | comments

A Projector from Peru writes about a surprising discovery. I've redacted names so no one gets in trouble. My name is Kirsten. For the past three months, I've been living in Peru as an exchange student. In the US, I've...Read More


Building a Network of Gay Entrepreneurs

Filed by Michael Hamar | June 06, 2010 | 1:00 PM | comments

On May 20, 2010 Hampton Roads Business Out Reach ("HRBOR") held its third anniversary event, which was a huge success. The number of attendees was in the 200 range and included local elected officials, Jessica Sandlin, a gay-friendly Republican running...Read More


Diet activism

Filed by Alex Blaze | June 06, 2010 | 11:30 AM | comments

I was going to write about Dan Choi and James Pietrangelo's hunger strike last Thursday, but they ended it before I could get a post up. But since we've moved from discussions of violence in the LGBT movement a few...Read More


Sex Reassignment Surgery: When Things Go Wrong

Filed by Amy Hunter | June 06, 2010 | 10:00 AM | comments

Sometimes, things go wrong with the surgery. It has many names and many acronyms, SRS, GRS, GCS-Sex Reassignment Surgery. Whatever you call it, it is an irrevocable commitment and irreversible step should you choose to take it. Male to female...Read More


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Mark Kirk's not gay, just divorced

Filed by Ed Team | June 06, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Reporter: You said you are not gay? Why do the bloggers keep saying that? Kirk: Because I guess I got divorced, but I hope to remarry one day. Reporter: To a woman? Kirk: Absolutely." --Illinois Rep. Mark Kirk on his...Read More


Comment: Put Your Records On

Filed by Bil Browning | June 06, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

Prince just discovered Corrine Bailey's Ray's "Put Your Records On" four years after it was released. (He's slow, but he's pretty.) Got any other "you might have overlooked this one!" music we should all know about? I've already got...Read More