September 20, 2010

You Heard It Here First

Filed by D Gregory Smith | September 20, 2010 | 6:00 PM | comments

It took almost three months, but the story about the hateful Montana GOP platform plank seeking the criminalization of gays has gone national. The Associated Press ran a story over the weekend that was picked up by The Boston Globe,...Read More


Truth Wins Out's Wayne Besen Talks About Christine O'Donnell's Antigay Past with Rachel Maddow

Filed by Karen Ocamb | September 20, 2010 | 5:00 PM | comments

Wayne Besen, director of Truth Wins Out, an organization dedicated to investigating the lies behind the so-called “ex-gay” ministries, appeared on Rachel Maddow’s show Friday night to discuss the Tea Party’s latest favorite, Christine O’Donnell, Republican candidate for Senate from...Read More


Your WTF moment of the day

Filed by Bil Browning | September 20, 2010 | 4:00 PM | comments

After a male student decided to run for Homecoming Queen at David Crockett High School in Jonesborough, Tennessee, students and parents held a prayer vigil outside of the school. The local yokels reaction would be laughable if it weren't for...Read More


Kelly McGillis and Partner Get Civilized - or Unionized

Filed by Dana Rudolph | September 20, 2010 | 3:00 PM | comments

Civilly unionized? United civilly? Yet another reason civil unions don't work: there's no verb form. Regardless of the linguistic hurdles, however, I'd like to send best wishes to actor Kelly McGillis and her partner, sales executive Melanie Leis, who had...Read More


Americans Can Learn from Africans in the Fight for Sexual Freedom

Filed by David Castillo | September 20, 2010 | 2:00 PM | comments

Recent polling suggests that Americans are becoming increasingly accepting of same-sex couples and their families. The second poll in as many months shows that. This is a remarkable statistic and is no doubt a result of all the work that...Read More


Language, Reality, and my Trans Girlhood

Filed by Tobi Hill-Meyer | September 20, 2010 | 1:00 PM | comments

While working at COLAGE's Family Week in Provincetown earlier this month - a week long gathering for LGBTQ-headed families with programming for 200+ youth who have LGBTQ parents - someone who was working with the younger group asked how to...Read More


Four facts I didn't know about the Montgomery bus boycott

Filed by Alex Blaze | September 20, 2010 | 12:00 PM | comments

It seems you can't shake a dead cat anymore without someone using Martin Luther King to prove their point. Conservatives claim he was one of them - he once said, "I have a dream that my four little children will...Read More


Get off your butt: DADT repeal tomorrow

Filed by Bil Browning | September 20, 2010 | 11:00 AM | comments

Bilerico Project and CREDO Mobile have teamed up to give Projectors a way to help get DADT repeal passed. Click on over, fill out your information, and we'll send a fax to both of your senators asking them to support...Read More


How Glee Facebook Status Updates Are Promoting Equality

Filed by Leone Kraus | September 20, 2010 | 10:00 AM | comments

I have a confession to make - I don't own a television. My pop-culture intake comes from free video content on Hulu and Facebook status updates.  (I gave up television when it became impossible to watch it for free with...Read More


Hans Schmidt by Vaughn Bass: Wrestling Art

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | September 20, 2010 | 9:30 AM | comments

While famous pin-up artist Vaughn Bass usually drew leggy women, in the 1950s he illustrated calendars for a wrestling association, and captured some of the hunkiest men of the day in their hottest poses. Here is wrestling champ Hans Schmidt...Read More


Asexuality exists

Filed by Guest Blogger | September 20, 2010 | 8:30 AM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Sara Beth Brooks recently completed the Leadership, Organizing, and Action: Leading Change program at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. She is pursuing a degree in Peace and Conflict Studies and lives in Sacramento, CA. Sara...Read More


CAMP ROCK 2 - The Final Jam ROCKED!!! - "We Can't, We Can't Back Down!"

Filed by Michael Buckley | September 20, 2010 | 8:00 AM | comments

Comment Questions of The Day! Answer any or all! 1. Did you love Camp Rock 2 as much as I did? 2. Do you think Demi's hair is too dark? LOL 3. What was your favorite song? Who was...Read More


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What a novel concept

Filed by Bil Browning | September 20, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"She is a great spokesman. She says what a lot of people think. But a lot of people sometimes realize we shouldn't say everything we think." -- Family Research Council President Tony Perkins speaking about Sarah Palin...Read More


Man gets spare rib stuck in anus

Filed by Bil Browning | September 20, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

Next Action Media's latest news animation stands behind it's name: Man gets spare rib stuck in anus. I think it needs no introduction; the title couldn't be clearer. The translation is spectacular as well....Read More