September 1, 2010

Why The TBLG Community Can't Sit Out The 2010 Midterms

Filed by Monica Roberts | September 01, 2010 | 7:00 PM | comments

I'm noting the volcanic level anger within elements of the GLBT community at the Democrats over the pace of the community's political agenda. While I'm angry at the Dems for different reasons and some of y'all within the GLBT community...Read More


Moving On!

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

Now that the dust-up in Iraq is over, it's time we turned our attention to another, just-as-vital issue....Read More


More Than a Linguist: SU Web Ad 3

Filed by Jarrod Chlapowski | September 01, 2010 | 5:00 PM | comments

So we have our first active duty web ad. The fact that we're using someone still in is compelling - as it's meant to be - but only as a means to gain attention. The deeper talking point here is...Read More


Transgender Law Institute at Lavender Law

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

We held our first Transgender Law Institute at the National LGBT Bar Association's Lavender Law Conference last Thursday. We had about 75 people in attendance, from all over the country. It was an amazing gathering of talent, and I felt...Read More


Gay, Muslim, roll-back, and demonization

Filed by Alex Blaze | September 01, 2010 | 3:00 PM | comments

I won't name names, but I've been reading enough mainstream and gaystream media for the past couple weeks to have come across the "Homophobia is over" thesis a few times. Ken Mehlman came out, AFER won their case against Prop...Read More


"Power to Be Strong"

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | September 01, 2010 | 2:30 PM | comments

Since the 1980s, well over a hundred pop songs about HIV/AIDS were released -- mostly in the West. In my current A & U column, I write about an Eastern newcomer to the list -- "The Power To Be Strong,"...Read More


An open letter to a Wabash alum

Filed by Austen Crowder | September 01, 2010 | 1:30 PM | comments

Sometimes the best way to stay in the closet is to stand in the shadows of those who came out. Least, that's how it worked for you while attending an all-male college. You lived with the theater group, worked with...Read More


Scorecard of Mehlman mentions: Fox News 2, HRC & NGLTF 0

Filed by Guest Blogger | September 01, 2010 | 12:30 PM | comments

Editors' Note: From San Francisco, Guest blogger and advocate Michael Petrelis reports stories the mainstream media choose to ignore. Michael has appeared on The O'Reilly Factor, CNN, ABC News, and National Public Radio. He has been quoted by The New...Read More


California sued to appeal Prop 8 ruling

Filed by Alex Blaze | September 01, 2010 | 11:30 AM | comments

Karen Ocamb has a great post on her site about the Pacific Justice Institute's attempt to sue the state of California into appealing Prop 8. Two weeks ago I wrote, "[I]s the next step for them to sue the state...Read More


New Gay Street Beat Podcast (Featuring Me!) Talks the New Documentary "Bullied", LGBT Youth, Media, & More

Filed by Waymon Hudson | September 01, 2010 | 10:30 AM | comments

I was back on the new LGBT podcast "Gay Street Beat" this week for their latest edition and wanted to share it with all of you! Be sure to download it free on iTunes or listen to it on the...Read More


Watch: Male pole dancers

Filed by Bil Browning | September 01, 2010 | 9:30 AM | comments

Relax fellas, this isn't the kind of pole dancing you've imagined. Yes, there's skimpy briefs. Yes, they don't have their shirts on. But one's covered in body hair and another is definitely still in his teens. Oh, wait. That does...Read More


The Fierce Urgency of Now: Queers Must Challenge Islamaphobia

Filed by Lisa Weiner-Mahfuz | September 01, 2010 | 8:30 AM | comments

My great-grandfather was one of the founders of the mosque in Quincy, Massachusetts. My grandfather, his son, was also a practicing Muslim. Although I was raised as a Jew, I have not forgotten the fact that many members of my...Read More


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George Rekers is still an expert

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

"According to the medical and psychological experts writing in the Handbook of Child and Adolescent Sexual Problems, "The consequences of choices made with the advantage of developmental maturity are preferable to those consequences resulting from decisions made impulsively, in the...Read More


Parody of sexism in the media

Filed by Alex Blaze | September 01, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

Is it really a parody if they just hired actors to say what gets said all the time? Still funny to watch this take on how female politicians are treated by the media....Read More