July 1, 2010

Rick Scott's Anti-Gay "Liberal" Attack Runs Aground

Filed by Andrew Belonsky | July 01, 2010 | 8:00 PM | comments

Politics makes strange bedfellows. It makes even stranger attack ads, especially when we gays are brought into the mix. If you need any proof, look no further than Florida gubernatorial candidate Rick Scott, a Tea Party backed Republican who's currently...Read More


Top 10 Worthy: Interview with magician & skeptic James Randi

Filed by Bil Browning | July 01, 2010 | 7:00 PM | comments

One of my favorite websites, Big Think, has released a list of their top ten videos so far for 2010 and their interview with atheist/skeptic/magician James Randi has made the cut at #6. While the interview focuses mostly on Randi's...Read More


Canada Day!

Filed by Sean Martin | July 01, 2010 | 6:00 PM | comments

Wishing one and all a happy Canada Day, along with a discrete reminder of the work in the US still to be done......Read More


Montana Republicans Are Officially Homophobes And Bigots

Filed by D Gregory Smith | July 01, 2010 | 5:00 PM | comments

Alex beat me to the punch in breaking this story, but I felt there were a few things left to say... In their newly unveiled 2010 Platform, the Montana GOP has included a plank (under "Crime") which states: We support...Read More


Today's White House Briefing on LGBT Issues: The President Is "Very Supportive"

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | July 01, 2010 | 4:00 PM | comments

The White House Office of Media Affairs today held a briefing for LGBT media with Assistant to the President and Director of the White House Domestic Policy Council Melody Barnes. The subject was the Obama Administration's activities around LGBT issues....Read More


Massachusetts: What's Next?

Filed by Sara Whitman | July 01, 2010 | 3:00 PM | comments

I know I haven't written in a while- I had to wait until I had something good to say. Something positive. Hopeful. No negative Nancy comments. I had the distinct pleasure of sitting in a conference room for the last...Read More


Rep Jackie Speier: ENDA Within 5 Years

Filed by Bil Browning | July 01, 2010 | 2:00 PM | comments

Is this something new and unusual in Washington? A Congressperson who's willing to state the bluntly obvious without couching it in terms meant to keep the LGBT community's support while not moving forward on our issues? Rep Jackie Speier, D-CA,...Read More


DADT repeal activists subpoena Obama

Filed by Alex Blaze | July 01, 2010 | 1:00 PM | comments

Of course Obama will never actually show up, but at least they're keeping this story in the news: The subpoena seeks to compel the testimony of President Barack Obama who has, on several occasions as President and Commander in Chief...Read More


Why I want to be smaller

Filed by Phil Reese | July 01, 2010 | 12:00 PM | comments

We are sometimes a community of size queens, but believe it or not, I want to be smaller. No, I know what you're thinking, and I'm not talking about that, I'm talking about my gut. Before I was blogging at...Read More


Pulp Power!

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | July 01, 2010 | 11:30 AM | comments

An all-new addition to my Erotographica Collection on Youtube this video has fun with some of the kinkier pulp covers I run here and on my blog. Make sure you turn on the volume; best viewed at 720 HD. Feel...Read More


Are we not patriots, too?

Filed by Rev Irene Monroe | July 01, 2010 | 10:30 AM | comments

This weekend we celebrate July 4th with rounds of festivities marking our nation's 234 years of independence. But this country's need to showcase her indomitable spirit of heroism continues to come at the expense of basic freedoms and protections denied...Read More


Smoking still high among LGBT people

Filed by Alex Blaze | July 01, 2010 | 9:30 AM | comments

The American Lung Association confirms what we've known for a long time, something that afflicts LGBT people that study after study has shown us particularly susceptible to: The study indicates the LGBT population smokes at a higher rate than the...Read More


She's lyin' and cheatin'

Filed by Michele O'Mara | July 01, 2010 | 8:30 AM | comments

I was going through our phone records when I saw a number that I did not recognize. My girlfriend text messaged this number over 350 times in 2 days. When I asked her who it was she said it...Read More


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Gay compensation is cutting edge

Filed by Alex Blaze | July 01, 2010 | 7:31 AM | comments

"It's a fairly cutting edge thing to do." --Employment benefits attorney Todd A. Solomon on Google's move to compensate employees who have to pay taxes on domestic partnership benefits...Read More


Elena Kagan questioned on same-sex marriage

Filed by Alex Blaze | July 01, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

Elena Kagan was asked about marriage at the Senate hearings....Read More