June 9, 2010

Woman fired for fornication

Filed by Alex Blaze | June 09, 2010 | 7:00 PM | comments

This appeared in one of my Google alerts because of the name of the lawyer, but it's definitely a queer issue. It takes a lot of chutzpah to do this to a worker: Jarrestta Hamilton said April of 2009 was...Read More


Secrets of Body Fat Loss Revealed!!!

Filed by Sean Martin | June 09, 2010 | 6:00 PM | comments

Banner ads.... Feh. Who says "Ya gotta love 'em"???...Read More


On agendas, loyalties, cult of personality and an end of the old dichotomy in the LGBT community

Filed by Phil Reese | June 09, 2010 | 5:00 PM | comments

In the LGBT community we have an addiction. An addiction to boxes. Who am I? I'm a spiritual progressive HIV- white middle-class educated bisexual non-poly cis-gender queer male blogger and LGBT rights organizer & activist. What does that mean? That...Read More


File this under "Hypocritical Stone Throwing"

Filed by Bil Browning | June 09, 2010 | 4:00 PM | comments

Okay, seriously. I know politicians like to drum up scandals and faux outrage to score political points against their opponents, but New York Libertarian gubernatorial candidate Kristin Davis has a different target in her sights. Instead of attacking her opponents,...Read More


Why Judge Walker's Questions Are Important

Filed by Nan Hunter | June 09, 2010 | 3:00 PM | comments

During the four months since the big Prop 8 trial ended, Judge Vaughn Walker has presumably been reviewing the transcript and drafting his opinion. Yesterday he issued a list of questions "to assist the parties in focusing their closing arguments"...Read More


President Obama, Are You Listening?

Filed by Michael Hamar | June 09, 2010 | 2:00 PM | comments

From my perspective and that of many gays that I talk with, the answer to the question asked in the headline of this post is a resounding "No." Obama and far too many among the Congressional Democrat ranks have abandoned...Read More


Real Men Can Dance: vintage photo

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | June 09, 2010 | 1:30 PM | comments

Another "found" gem from gay history. I would love to know the festive tale behind this (New Year's?) merriment. It makes me think we need more places where men can slow-dance together! Love his party hat and how they keep...Read More


Judge Walker's Interesting Prop 8 Questions

Filed by Bil Browning | June 09, 2010 | 12:30 PM | comments

Yesterday Judge Vaughn Walker, the judge overseeing the federal trial on the validity of Prop 8, issued a series of questions he'd like the parties to address in their closing arguments. Rick Jacobs, chair of the Courage Campaign, wrote on...Read More


Canadian Politics, Not Queer Politics, At Issue In Toronto Pride Parade

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | June 09, 2010 | 11:30 AM | comments

Yesterday, R. Conrad wrote about the Toronto Pride Parade's decision not to allow a banner reading "Israeli Apartheid" in the upcoming parade. In response, over twenty Pride Toronto honorees from the last decade have returned their awards. Noting that the...Read More


Thank you, Ike Skelton, for your honesty

Filed by Alex Blaze | June 09, 2010 | 10:30 AM | comments

A couple of weeks ago (before the DADT deal was announced), Rep. Ike Skelton, the Democratic chair of the House Armed Services Committee, explained why he wouldn't move forward on DADT repeal: "You won't find any mention of the repeal...Read More


Poll: Voter Support Surges for Marriage Equality in Washington State

Filed by Joe Mirabella | June 09, 2010 | 9:30 AM | comments

A new poll released by the University of Washington shows a surge in support for marriage equality for gay and lesbian couples. The poll was unique in that it did not ask a binary question "Should gay couple's be allowed...Read More


The Heathers

Filed by Kate Clinton | June 09, 2010 | 8:30 AM | comments

I was trolling an LGBT online news service. It used to be if something gay happened in the news, it was pretty much a one-off and you clung to as if it were a life preserver in a sea of...Read More


Lady Gaga eats a rosary! Alejandro controversy?

Filed by Michael Buckley | June 09, 2010 | 8:00 AM | comments

Comment Questions of The Day: Answer ANY or ALL! 1. Who should have won Britain's Got Talent? Thoughts on this season? 2. Do you like Justin Bieber's video for Never Say Never? Will you see new Karate Kid? 3.Why...Read More


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Calling a conservative a crybaby in legalese

Filed by Ed Team | June 09, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"The fact that Savage felt wounded by the criticism of several faculty members and unnerved by their challenge to his professionalism does not create an objectively 'intolerable' working environment, given that he had the strong support of his immediate supervisor...Read More


Lady Gaga's new Alejandro video

Filed by Bil Browning | June 09, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

Is it just me or does Lady Gaga's new Alejandro video look like she's throwing down the Madonna gauntlet? With so much of it a direct rip off of Madonna's videos all mushed into one, it looks like the...Read More