November 11, 2010

Focus Rebrands "Day of Truth" As "Day of Dialogue." Should We Be Buying It?

Filed by Andrew Belonsky | November 11, 2010 | 7:00 PM | comments

Exodus International left a gaping hole in the "Day of Truth," a conservative counter-protest to the LGBT-inclusive "Day of Silence," when they ended their sponsorship earlier this year. When Exodus, an "ex-gay" group, made the announcement last month, they specifically...Read More


DWTS: Is the Political Fix In?

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | November 11, 2010 | 6:00 PM | comments

Once upon a time, "Dancing With the Stars" was about competitive ballroom dancing -- and grace under pressure. But ever since the 2008 Presidential election, ABC and the show's producers can't resist playing with political fire. They started inviting Republican...Read More


GLAAD Glams It Up In NYC For Their 2nd Annual Ad Awards

Filed by Father Tony | November 11, 2010 | 5:00 PM | comments

In this town of red carpeting, you can always trust that GLAAD's Director of PR, Rich Ferraro, will make you glad you showed up, and with extra batteries for your camera. "Tonight's honorees, nominees and award recipients have set new...Read More


In Praise of Ricardo Montalban's Beefcake Past

Filed by Andrew Belonsky | November 11, 2010 | 4:00 PM | comments

Well, Jillian Weiss encouraged me to post some pictures of shirtless men. And since I'm not one to complain about such skin-centric requests -- and it's certainly better than my idea: musing about how Fox now prohibits The Simpsons from...Read More


The GOP's Pyrrhic Victory: Why It Won't Work, Pt. 3

Filed by Terrance Heath | November 11, 2010 | 3:00 PM | comments

Not to pick on Kathleen Parker, but the “narrative” she suggested the Democrats take from midterm elections -- “You can’t sell people what they don’t want” -- is more likely to end up being the narrative the Republicans take from...Read More


Wedding Announcement Gets Lesbian Fired From Illinois Catholic University

Filed by Waymon Hudson | November 11, 2010 | 2:00 PM | comments

Benedictine University doesn't mind you being gay. Really. As long as you don't tell anyone. Administrator Laine Tadlock, who was director of the education program at Benedictine, was forced from her job from the Catholic university in Springfield, Illinois after...Read More


Is GetEqual Relevant In The New Political Environment?

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | November 11, 2010 | 1:00 PM | comments

GetEqual, the nonviolent direct action organization that seeks to empower the LGBT community and allies to take bold action to demand full legal and social equality, sprang up at a particular time in history: March 2010. But the political environment...Read More


FRC, Rep. Cao and A Dehumanizing 'Sanctity of Life'

Filed by Andrew Belonsky | November 11, 2010 | 12:00 PM | comments

Family Research Council has built its foundation on prohibitions. Whether about abortion, gay rights or even economic stimulus, the right wing organization tows the line on "conservative values," impeding people's hopes and dreams to further their own personal agenda. But...Read More


Precision Peeing: WWII photo

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | November 11, 2010 | 11:30 AM | comments

I realize there's a need for discipline and teamwork in the military but, uhhh... Guess there's no time for a shy bladder in the military! (Note the guy supervising!) The picture is after the jump since it might not be...Read More


"In Anita's Wake: The Irrational War on Florida's Gay Families" Updated.

Filed by Father Tony | November 11, 2010 | 10:30 AM | comments

Now that Florida's hateful prohibition of gay adoption has been defeated, Vicki Nantz has updated her extremely fine documentary "In Anita's Wake: The Irrational War on Gay Families," originally released earlier this year. This accurate and well-balanced documentary is a...Read More


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Andrew Belonsky is Bilerico

Filed by Bil Browning | November 11, 2010 | 9:30 AM | comments

Hey gang - I've gone back to Indianapolis for the rest of the week to finish moving all of our stuff into storage in preparation for either renting or selling our house. (So if you know anyone that would like...Read More


Not Just the Gays: Veteran's Day Roundup

Filed by Jarrod Chlapowski | November 11, 2010 | 8:30 AM | comments

Happy Veteran's Day from the Pentagon Working Group. As predicted, the results are fantastic. The timing of the leak does have enormous implications. But I won't get into them today. A number of cool DADT events are happening across the...Read More


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Not what it seems

Filed by Bil Browning | November 11, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Browning takes top Indy civic honor in ceremony" -- Headline that showed up in a Google alert I have set up for my name. Sadly, I didn't win any civic honors in Indianapolis. False alarm. Still, I was hopeful for...Read More


Katy Perry: Firework

Filed by Bil Browning | November 11, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

Katy Perry's newest song "Firework" has the gayosphere all atwitter because it shows two guys kissing; it's being called an ode to tolerance. Am I the only one who remember "Ur So Gay"'s wish that the effeminate guy would...Read More