September 7, 2010

Toward Life

Filed by Betty Greene Salwak | September 07, 2010 | 7:00 PM | comments

It is National Suicide Prevention Week. A terrible statistic reveals that a disproportionately high percentage of suicide attempts are by LGBT youth. More than 5 million people in the U.S. have been directly affected by suicide. An online friend of...Read More


Nation Building!

Filed by Sean Martin | September 07, 2010 | 6:00 PM | comments

Even though resources may get tight, sometimes you just have to soldier on....Read More


The Cowardly Lions That Refuse To Roar

Filed by D Gregory Smith | September 07, 2010 | 5:00 PM | comments

Wow. It's not even Halloween and Montana's political leaders are scared shitless. Our political leadership has been strangely silent on the subject of the recently discovered homophobic/murderous rants by a leader and members of the Montana Tea Party. Dennis Rehberg,...Read More


What about the queer kind of ladies' night?

Filed by Alex Blaze | September 07, 2010 | 4:00 PM | comments

An appeals court rejected a case brought to close down ladies nights in New York: The Manhattan-based Second Court of Appeals rejected a claim by Den Hollander, a self-proclaimed "Men's Rights" lawyer, who insisted that "Ladies Night" promotions such as...Read More


Private Pictures: hanging with the homegirls

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | September 07, 2010 | 3:30 PM | comments

Another vintage delight, this private photo was one of a series of images snapped at a relaxed, casual social gathering of women who love women, ca. 1950s. Love the haircuts and slacks!...Read More


Choice

Filed by Mercedes Allen | September 07, 2010 | 2:30 PM | comments

We spend a lot of time fighting the "choice" meme. Which is understandable, given the fact that who we're attracted to and who we identify as are not things that we can switch on or off like a light. The...Read More


The good side of Gay Inc.

Filed by Phil Reese | September 07, 2010 | 1:30 PM | comments

Say what you will about Gay Inc, I still send my dollars down to DC every year without fail. Should I be happy with the return on investment that I get out of my pet causes? Certainly not. With the...Read More


GOP, What Have you Done for me Lately?

Filed by Guest Blogger | September 07, 2010 | 12:30 PM | comments

Editors' note: C.D. Kirven is a Lambda Literary nominated author of the book What Goes Around Comes Back Around, former Get Equal member and Co-founder of Get Equal Now. Is that homophobia in your pocket or a gay campaign contribution?...Read More


Focus on the Family goes to China

Filed by Alex Blaze | September 07, 2010 | 11:30 AM | comments

America's still exporting something. The fact that it's not even a quality product, unable to perform its ostensible function, makes it all the more surprising that the Chinese are buying it from us: In Yunnan schools this year, teachers are...Read More


Nerd Masculinity

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | September 07, 2010 | 10:30 AM | comments

I'm teaching a class this semester on Gender, Work and Family. My class of thirty-one bright-eyed bushy-tailed students and I talked about nerd masculinity, also the subject of the first article in the reader. It's called "Being the 'Go-To Guy':...Read More


Labor Day Weekend Five Years Ago - Katrina Aftermath

Filed by Michael Hamar | September 07, 2010 | 9:30 AM | comments

The following is largely a repost of a post I did on my personal blog, Michael-in-Norfolk, over three years ago that described the efforts of my former partner and I in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina and the devastation to...Read More


Philerico world commences

Filed by Phil Reese | September 07, 2010 | 8:30 AM | comments

I've only been Philerico for a few moments, but just know I'm already drunk with power! There's going to be some changes around here. First of all, please refer to me as Supreme Leader for the rest of the week....Read More


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That settles it!

Filed by Alex Blaze | September 07, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"I have gay friends, but I'm not gay.[...] Doesn't that feel strange, telling someone you don't know about your private life? My private life is for me and the people that know me." --Jeanette Jenkins, Queen Latifah's personal trainer...Read More


TheCall in Sacramento

Filed by Alex Blaze | September 07, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

Lou Engle's rally against same-sex marriage, abortion, and pornography was this weekend in Sacramento. Here's some video....Read More