September 13, 2010

Lesbians' home burned to the ground

Filed by Alex Blaze | September 13, 2010 | 6:00 PM | comments

A lesbian couple's home was burned down in Tennessee: Carol Ann Stutte and her partner, Laura Stutte, are afraid to return alone to what is left of their Vonore home in Monroe County. After being victims of an arson and...Read More


Letter From Rep. Chris Carney's District

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | September 13, 2010 | 5:29 PM | comments

As I mentioned in my post last week about Congressman Chris Carney, who is being coy on his support of ENDA, I had worked with a constituent of his to meet with him on ENDA last year. I received an...Read More


Three Questions, Pt. 3: Should We?

Filed by Terrance Heath | September 13, 2010 | 4:00 PM | comments

In the previous post in this series, I wrote: To progressives, it seems a given that of course we must do something to alleviate the suffering that the financial collapse and economic downturn have the inflicted on millions of Americans....Read More


Gaga takes DADT repeal to Ellen's season premiere

Filed by Bil Browning | September 13, 2010 | 3:00 PM | comments

Lady Gaga didn't just take an escort of soldiers discharged under DADT to the MTV Music Video Awards, she took her message to Ellen Degeneres' show too. Ellen's season premiere was taped last night immediately following the awards show and...Read More


Why Aren't You on the Phone with Your Senator?

Filed by Jarrod Chlapowski | September 13, 2010 | 2:00 PM | comments

This is the end of the line. Understand this: If we don't make it clear to Reid and the rest of the Senate not voting on NDAA (to which DADT repeal is attached) in September is inexcusable, we won't get...Read More


Going Green

Filed by Sara Whitman | September 13, 2010 | 1:00 PM | comments

We are going green. Greener. Jeanine's car died. Eleven years old, 150K miles on it, the transmission went and it simply makes no sense to fix it. And who wants to be forced into making a decision about buying a...Read More


HRC donates $150K to offset Target... what about everyone else?

Filed by Alex Blaze | September 13, 2010 | 12:00 PM | comments

HRC off-set the donation Target made to MN Forward, the rightwing PAC set up to elect officials who want to decrease social services in Minnesota and hurt the economy in order to benefit corporations and wealthy people in that state,...Read More


IN07: Campaign Manager Tweets Anti-Gay Slurs

Filed by Bil Browning | September 13, 2010 | 11:00 AM | comments

Dr. Marvin Scott, an African-American Republican candidate for Indiana's 7th Congressional District, is no stranger to controversy. The perennial candidate, he is running against Rep Andre Carson, an African-American Muslim and has repeatedly faced charges of anti-Islamic bigotry by both...Read More


Florida Governor Charlie Crist Releases Position Paper on LGBT Issues

Filed by Nadine Smith | September 13, 2010 | 10:00 AM | comments

Governor Crist and his campaign team reached out to Equality Florida several weeks ago to let us know of their intention to spell out the Governor's positions on federal LGBT issues and to get our input on the most important...Read More


Oh my nerves! Vintage advertising

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | September 13, 2010 | 9:30 AM | comments

Before there was valium or prozac, there were always dubious quack remedies to help women medicate their sometimes grim realities. (Personally, I like to think the gal on the left is Mary's childless-by-choice lesbian sister who is too happy with...Read More


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I liked that Ellen show until that one lady on it became a homosexual

Filed by Alex Blaze | September 13, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Is the surge in gay TV characters 'bad for society'?" --A CNN poll question from last week...Read More


GetEqual stops traffic in San Fran

Filed by Bil Browning | September 13, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

GetEqual had a protest in San Francisco last week. They stopped traffic in San Francisco to send a message to Nancy Pelosi that ENDA should be passed in the House of Representatives. Personally, I'm doubtful that she lost much...Read More