June 23, 2010

The Nibbler-In-Chief Promises To Keep On Nibbling

Filed by Rebecca Juro | June 23, 2010 | 7:00 PM | comments

As with his Pride Month Proclamation a few weeks ago, President Obama yesterday lauded the minor incremental baby steps his administration has taken to protect a relative handful of LGBT Americans while relegating the workplace rights of the vast majority...Read More


Closing arguments in the Prop 8 case: Seeing sex discrimination and substantive due process in the tea leaves

Filed by Nan Hunter | June 23, 2010 | 6:00 PM | comments

Oral arguments make for great theater, but any experienced lawyer will tell you that they usually don't count for much. What matters far more to the outcome of a case is the quality of the record (i.e., the evidence) and...Read More


Two Moms Fight to Stay Together

Filed by Steve Ralls | June 23, 2010 | 5:00 PM | comments

Breakthrough TV and RestoreFairness.org recently sat down with Shirley Tan, Jay Mercado and their family in Pacifica, California, for a powerful new video highlighting the urgent need to pass LGBT-inclusive immigration reform. Shirley came from the Philippines decades ago, and...Read More


NY Senate Passes Dignity for All Students Act 58-3: Why?

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | June 23, 2010 | 4:00 PM | comments

Yesterday, the New York State Senate passed the Dignity for All Students Act (DASA). The bill empowers the New York Commissioner of Education to establish policies and prohibiting harassment and discrimination against students based on a number of categories, including...Read More


NOM launches summer tour; Freedom to Marry to respond in kind

Filed by Adam Bink | June 23, 2010 | 3:00 PM | comments

National Organization for Marriage, the organization that has jumped into fights for the freedom to marry for same-sex couples around the country, is launching a Summer for Marriage tour. In announcing the tour, Director Louis Marinelli declares supporters to be...Read More


Que es mas macho: Bud Light Lime or Bordeaux?

Filed by Alex Blaze | June 23, 2010 | 2:00 PM | comments

Gen. Stanley McChrystal reportedly offered his resignation for that article in Rolling Stone where he trashed Obama and his staff (because politics ends at America's borders unless you're a Republican and you complain to everyone). While this article was scheduled...Read More


LOGO Coming to Bright House (Someday)

Filed by Jerame Davis | June 23, 2010 | 1:57 PM | comments

In the never-ending battle to get our local cable TV franchises to provide some LGBT programming, a number of LGBT folks in Indy have been contacting Bright House regularly to request LOGO be added to the channel lineup. In the...Read More


Vintage Ad: Can you handle the sexism?

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | June 23, 2010 | 1:30 PM | comments

From those same "good ole days" that some crusty bastards always reminisce about with fondness. You know, that happy time in America when women were too stupid to use a camera. via flickr...Read More


New condom has teeth

Filed by Bil Browning | June 23, 2010 | 12:30 PM | comments

What are your thoughts on this? A new type of condom is being distributed during the World Cup in South Africa that's not just meant for birth control use. The condom has teeth attached that will latch on to a...Read More


Journalist attends anti-gay "12-step" program, outs quasi-famous pastor

Filed by Alex Blaze | June 23, 2010 | 11:30 AM | comments

John Townsend, a writer for Lavender, Minnesota's LGBT paper, went undercover to a support group for gay Catholics trying to be chaste to out rabidly anti-gay Lutheran pastor Tom Brock. Brock's been leading a crusade against the Evangelical Lutheran Church...Read More


Charlene Strong: President Obama is Serious about LGBT Equality

Filed by Joe Mirabella | June 23, 2010 | 10:30 AM | comments

Charlene Strong met with President Obama on Tuesday afternoon at the White House, prior to the President's annual Pride speech. Her wife Kate's mother joined her. I spoke with Charlene shortly after her meeting with the President. She was incredibly...Read More


Gary and Tony Have a Web Site

Filed by Dana Rudolph | June 23, 2010 | 9:30 AM | comments

OK, Gary Spino and Tony Brown, the dads featured in CNN's upcoming Gary and Tony Have a Baby, don't have a site--but CNN does. They've built a special portal for their "Gay in America" series of which Gary and Tony...Read More


Video: White House LGBT Pride Reception

Filed by Bil Browning | June 23, 2010 | 8:30 AM | comments

President Obama hosted several state-level activists and leaders yesterday evening for a Pride reception at the White House. I know there's a million and one reasons to be angry that more hasn't been accomplished under Obama's administration, but I'm still...Read More


Justin Bieber Loves Black Guys!!!

Filed by Michael Buckley | June 23, 2010 | 8:00 AM | comments

Comment Questions of the Day! 1. Say something you love about Miley Cyrus! 2. Do you know who Amanda Bynes is? Do you think she really retired? 3. Did you like the video for Somebody to Love? 4. Are...Read More


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Feinstein on marriage equality

Filed by Bil Browning | June 23, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"I firmly believe that marriage equality will one day, proudly, be the law in the state of California. My faith is rooted in my personal evolution on this subject." -- California Senator Dianne Feinstein in an interview with The Washington...Read More


Derrick Martin at GLAAD

Filed by Alex Blaze | June 23, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

Derrick Martin, who was kicked out of his house for going to prom with a boy, speaking at GLAAD....Read More