November 2, 2010

Election Night Results thread

Filed by Bil Browning | November 02, 2010 | 6:45 PM | comments

Okay, Projectors. The polls have closed in some states and results are starting to trickle in. I've already put out my predictions on how tonight will end. Do you agree? Disagree? Feel free to keep leaving results in the comments...Read More


Andy Shirvell on The Daily Show

Filed by Alex Blaze | November 02, 2010 | 5:00 PM | comments

Andy Shirvell did The Daily Show. Is it just me, or does he sound pretty gay?...Read More


Affectionate Men: antique photos

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | November 02, 2010 | 4:30 PM | comments

Readers rightly speculate about the meaning behind some of the photos I run. It's hard to know, for example, whether images of men hugging or dancing means there was some romance involved or whether it was just the custom back...Read More


Stay has been Extended on Injunction on DADT Discharges

Filed by Jarrod Chlapowski | November 02, 2010 | 3:30 PM | comments

First, SU's statement: "It is really unfortunate that the government has tricked the Ninth Circuit into believing that 'enormous consequences,' 'immediate harm,' and 'irreparable injury' will result from a continuation of the injunction," said Alexander Nicholson, Executive Director of Servicemembers...Read More


Media still has a ways to go in reporting on transgender people

Filed by Alex Blaze | November 02, 2010 | 2:30 PM | comments

Updated below the jump. I was just going to post on a case of police brutality against a transgender resident of Portland, Oregon, but once again the media is so not up to speed on these issues that it's hard...Read More


Apple: From one extreme to the other

Filed by Bil Browning | November 02, 2010 | 1:30 PM | comments

Last week I took Apple to task for approving a PeekabooTranny app for their iPhone store. This week, a gay dating app was rejected for using the word "gay" in its description. Seriously. Look: This has gone from one extreme...Read More


The 2010 Gay HIV Cruise Retreat

Filed by Mark S. King | November 02, 2010 | 12:30 PM | comments

If I clear my mind, I can transport myself back to so many fun moments during the 2010 Gay HIV Cruise Retreat. Maybe I'm zip-lining through the rain forest of Costa Rica, or I'm gorging myself at the dessert buffet....Read More


Is the economy doing badly?

Filed by Alex Blaze | November 02, 2010 | 11:30 AM | comments

Buried in a Reuters article about the gay enthusiasm gap in today's elections is this interesting tidbit: Donations to federal candidates from gay interest groups have taken a hit this year, according to the Center for Responsive Politics. Gay groups...Read More


Election Day Predictions & Open Thread

Filed by Bil Browning | November 02, 2010 | 10:30 AM | comments

It's that time again. Get out and vote people. Every time a teabagger wins, God kills a kitten! All you have to do is remember, it may not be perfect yet but no one ever promised you "perfect." As with...Read More


Frustrated with the pace of change? Go vote

Filed by Guest Blogger | November 02, 2010 | 9:30 AM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Michael Mitchell is the Executive Director of National Stonewall Democrats. By the time you read this, many of you will have already voted, either by mail, at special in-person voting locations or because you made it...Read More


This Is Not Your Country

Filed by Terrance Heath | November 02, 2010 | 8:30 AM | comments

This is not your country. Nor is it mine. That we were born here, along with our forebears hardly matters. This has been the message of the Tea Party since its incorporation -- and of conservatism itself for more than...Read More


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Jesus was HIV-positive

Filed by Alex Blaze | November 02, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Of course, there's no scientific evidence that Jesus had the HI virus in his bloodstream. The best gift we can give to people who are HIV-positive is to help de-stigmatise Aids and create an environment where they know God is...Read More


Portia talks coming out

Filed by Alex Blaze | November 02, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

Portia di Rossi was on Oprah and talked about coming out....Read More