November 29, 2010

Miami: ACLU files suit for unlawful arrest of gay man

Filed by Bil Browning | November 29, 2010 | 6:00 PM | comments

The ACLU of Florida has filed a lawsuit against the city of Miami Beach and two police officers [pdf]. The group is suing on behalf of Harold Strickland, an openly gay man who called 911 to report two police officers...Read More


So he's not a magistrate

Filed by Alex Blaze | November 29, 2010 | 5:00 PM | comments

I posted this weekend about Joe Rehyansky, a part-time magistrate in Tennessee who wrote a column that read like a long apology for raping lesbians and fearing/hating gay men. Carlo in the comments linked this article that says he actually...Read More


King of the Faggots

Filed by Guest Blogger | November 29, 2010 | 4:00 PM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger David Mixner is a former strategist and adviser to several presidential campaigns, including those for McGovern, Clinton, and Gephardt. He currently works as an activist for AIDS, LGBT rights, and wildlife. Not even going to attempt...Read More


Signs of That Inconvenient Mortality

Filed by Karen Ocamb | November 29, 2010 | 3:00 PM | comments

We Baby Boomers, we perpetual Peter Pans, we idealists who thought we could change the world - and did - we are facing an incontrovertible fact: the end of Being. "Be Here Now" now has a secret proviso: yes, be...Read More


DADT: What can you expect this week?

Filed by Bil Browning | November 29, 2010 | 2:00 PM | comments

This promises to be a big week for the repeal of Don't Ask Don't Tell so it seemed appropriate to put up a round up recent events and what you can expect this week. (Info courtesy of SLDN) For the...Read More


Bait and Switch available now!

Filed by Austen Crowder | November 29, 2010 | 1:00 PM | comments

Bait and Switch, my first published novel, is now available. You can read an excerpt here. In Fenton's world, some kids are toons. Some think the change is biological. Others say the change is social. But some kids turn into...Read More


Dr. Laura is staying on the radio

Filed by Alex Blaze | November 29, 2010 | 12:00 PM | comments

Dr. Laura, who promised America she'd quit radio back in August, is getting a satellite radio show that'll start right after her talk radio show ends: In the wake of her N-word rant earlier this year, Schlessinger announced she would...Read More


My Words from Baton Rouge's Transgender Day of Remembrance

Filed by Bruce Parker | November 29, 2010 | 11:00 AM | comments

I had the privilege to be the lead organizer of this years Transgender Day of Remembrance in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. This was my first time organizing a day of remembrance and my first time speaking at the event. There were...Read More


Caption this: College guys wearing only socks

Filed by Bil Browning | November 29, 2010 | 10:00 AM | comments

I'll admit that I giggled like a schoolgirl at this picture of three college guys wearing only socks while posing as badass villains. While it's incredibly stupid and some of the weapons look real, I'm not so sure the guy...Read More


The Most Loving Hug: Vintage gay photo

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | November 29, 2010 | 9:30 AM | comments

Maybe I'm just sappy, but I think this is about the most beautiful, romantic, tender and erotic photo of men embracing that I've ever seen. No information came with it, but I'm guessing it was shot some time between the...Read More


Adult, LGBT and Homeless? Few of Us Care

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | November 29, 2010 | 8:30 AM | comments

For now, I'll call him Detlow. His name could be Bob, Rick or Steve. The point is, he's openly gay, middle aged, a talented writer with his first publication credits. But after a period of chronic unemployment, he was evicted...Read More


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Is it easier being lesbian than straight?

Filed by Alex Blaze | November 29, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"It's not like I think being gay could be an alternative, 'cos it isn't. I sometimes wish it would have been 'cos it would have made life easier..." I wouldn't want to disallow the possibility of failling in love again,...Read More


Preview: Tomorrow on Glee

Filed by Bil Browning | November 29, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

Tomorrow night's Glee episode will continue the storyline around Kurt's transfer to a private school to escape a bully. Here's Kurt and the new school's singing group, The Warblers, doing "Soul Sister."...Read More