July 28, 2010

NOM: Love requires expensive lawyers

Filed by Bil Browning | July 28, 2010 | 8:00 PM | comments

When the National Organization for Marriage's summer bus tour rolled into Indianapolis, I grabbed the chance to chat one-on-one with Maggie Gallagher, NOM's President. After all, I'd already sat down with Family Research Council President Tony Perkins, and Ryan McCann,...Read More


Get equally screwed over

Filed by Alex Blaze | July 28, 2010 | 7:00 PM | comments

Here's a story out of Minnesota that makes identity look pitifully ridiculous as a means of politically organizing. As I've written about a few times before, identity can be a useful tool to get people to recognize certain problems, but,...Read More


Ninety-nine cents per app...

Filed by Sean Martin | July 28, 2010 | 6:00 PM | comments

And a 10% kickback... yeah, it adds up....Read More


The Honorary 'Bilerican'

Filed by Guest Blogger | July 28, 2010 | 5:00 PM | comments

Editors' Note: Ryan Biava is a Ph.D. Candidate in political science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, focusing on the comparative politics of privacy in liberal democratic countries. He holds a B.A. from the University of Washington -- where he was...Read More


Interview: The Boys of Jeffery and Cole Casserole talk Logo TV, Nancy Grace, Underwear, & More

Filed by Waymon Hudson | July 28, 2010 | 4:00 PM | comments

After much stalking on Twitter and Facebook, I finally got the chance to sit down with Jeffery Self and Cole Escola, the comic geniuses behind the cult youtube hit Jeffery and Cole Casserole, which is now in its second season...Read More


Washington Post Picks Up UVA Study Upholding Gay Parenting

Filed by Michael Hamar | July 28, 2010 | 3:00 PM | comments

I previously looked at a study conducted by the University of Virginia that found that children of gay parents thrive and succeed just as well as those raised in heterosexual headed families. The story I quoted was from a newspaper...Read More


Man's HIV status disclosed, photo released by police calling him "sexual predator"

Filed by Alex Blaze | July 28, 2010 | 2:00 PM | comments

I know, as always, that I'm the oddball on this issue, but I just don't think the long arm of the law is the best way to deal with HIV as a public health problem. It only increases stigma, puts...Read More


Paddles the Clown: vintage theatre photo

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | July 28, 2010 | 1:30 PM | comments

I'm assuming this was a shot of two early 20th century actors, but please correct me if you have a better idea. If it is theatrical, does anyone have an idea what play this may be from? I just love...Read More


When Your Politics Is Greek Tragedy: Genderqueer Antigone on the New York Stage This Week

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | July 28, 2010 | 12:30 PM | comments

Our LGBT politics today resembles Greek Tragedy. There are the heros, striving to do the right thing, the villains, indulging their desire for power at the expense of others, the gods sitting above running their own little game on petty...Read More


NOM's new logo

Filed by Bil Browning | July 28, 2010 | 11:30 AM | comments

Based off the "lynch gays" sign we captured at NOM's Indianapolis anti-gay rally, Projector Rob made up a new logo for the hate group. I think you'll like it as much as I do. It seems entirely appropriate....Read More


US wants to deport gay man who's been here 20 years to Iran

Filed by Alex Blaze | July 28, 2010 | 10:30 AM | comments

Here's a case that highlights a few of the many ways America's immigration system is completely broken. This man has been in the country without papers since he was three-years-old and the US is trying to deport him: Abdollahi, a...Read More


The Kids are So-So

Filed by Kate Clinton | July 28, 2010 | 9:30 AM | comments

On Sunday night, my galpal and I joined a sold-out crowd of moviegoers to see the much-anticipated The Kids Are Alright at the tiny Ptown Theater. The a.c. was a bonus. The crowd at the early show was mostly Well...Read More


School Boards Essential to Gay Progress

Filed by Andrew Belonsky | July 28, 2010 | 8:30 AM | comments

Netroots Nation wasn't just socialization and Dan Choi's promise ring. There was also some serious strategizing on how to move our cause forward. Yes, people suggested lobbying legislators, joining progressive campaigns and reaching out to other groups, like Greenpeace or...Read More


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Elizabeth Hasselbeck finally understands lesbianism

Filed by Alex Blaze | July 28, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"You know what's happening? It's that older men are going for younger women and leaving the older women with no one." --Elizabeth Hasselbeck on why some women come out later in life...Read More


The next country superstar

Filed by Bil Browning | July 28, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

Larry Pierce is the next country superstar. He might have to clean up the lyrics for the radio though... But if he doesn't make it to your neck of the woods, you can always go see him playing in...Read More