December 9, 2010

Debunking The White Liberal Dog and Pony Show

Filed by Lisa Weiner-Mahfuz | December 09, 2010 | 7:00 PM | comments

I deeply believe that white allies who are committed to challenging white supremacy are critical to our efforts to build multi-racial and cross-issue movements. At the same time, I also believe that white liberalism lies at the heart of why...Read More


Transphobia

Filed by Sara Whitman | December 09, 2010 | 6:00 PM | comments

This is for the lesbian, gays and bisexuals. Watch and learn....Read More


DADT repeal dies on the battlefield

Filed by Bil Browning | December 09, 2010 | 5:00 PM | comments

The repeal of Don't Ask Don't Tell went down in flames today after Majority Leader Harry Reid brought it to the floor without completing a frustrating back-and-forth he'd started with Republican Senator Susan Collins of Maine. Senator Collins was the...Read More


Florida Report Reveals Dramatic Shift Toward LGBT Equality

Filed by Nadine Smith | December 09, 2010 | 4:00 PM | comments

Despite a hostile legislative climate, Florida has made dramatic progress in securing legal protections for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. A new report Winning Equality looks at the progress made in the state since Equality Florida formed in...Read More


Utah school upset over neighbor's pro-gay signs

Filed by Bil Browning | December 09, 2010 | 3:00 PM | comments

The Art City Elementary School in Springville, Utah is upset with a neighbor who has put up three pro-gay signs on his fence. The signs face the elementary school's playground. After learning about the recent rash of suicides by young...Read More


Queer youth funding cut in New York City

Filed by Alex Blaze | December 09, 2010 | 2:00 PM | comments

NYC is cutting funding for homeless youth, which of course means that queer youth with be disproportionately affected. I fail to see how these costs can't be absorbed by the federal government, as unemployment is at 10-17% (depending on how...Read More


Nothing for the 99ers (And Not Much for Anyone Else)

Filed by Terrance Heath | December 09, 2010 | 1:00 PM | comments

The deal is done – regarding tax cuts and unemployment benefits extensions — and while we all have a stake in it, most of us won’t get anything of long-term value out of it. Least of all the 99ers...Read More


PANTONE 2011 Color of the Year: Honeysuckle

Filed by Bil Browning | December 09, 2010 | 12:00 PM | comments

PANTONE has announced their new color for 2011 - Honeysuckle. Now, you might ask yourself, "Self, what freakin' color is honeysuckle?" Well, I'm here to share this valuable knowledge with you. How is a proper decorating diva to design their...Read More


The Bushy Hustitute: Vintage gay pulp fiction

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | December 09, 2010 | 11:30 AM | comments

I really don't know where to begin with this one. First, there's that title. OMG. And did he manscape himself down to that Christmas tree sticking out of his shorts, or is he turning into a bear one pubic hair...Read More


The White Lie

Filed by Father Tony | December 09, 2010 | 10:30 AM | comments

Recently, my husband and I had an argument. He had taken a few days off from his exhausting work as the owner of a business and wanted to share in the decompressed and perpetual leisure of my beachy days. I...Read More


Student Sues Washington School District for Failure to Stop Bullying

Filed by Joe Mirabella | December 09, 2010 | 9:30 AM | comments

A 19 year old former student teamed up with the ACLU of Washington to sue the Aberdeen School District in Washington State. He alleged the school did nothing to stop years of harassment based on his race and perceived sexual...Read More


Laughter: A Tool of Asymmetric Warfare?

Filed by Don Davis | December 09, 2010 | 8:30 AM | comments

So here it is, almost halfway through this President's first term, and it's starting to become abundantly clear that there is no way Obama is going to pursue the same agenda that he ran on in 2008. In fact, as...Read More


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Mayor sorry about gay bar raid

Filed by Alex Blaze | December 09, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"I believe that what occurred that evening should not have happened and should not happen again. As mayor of the city of Atlanta, I feel pain for anyone mistreated in our city and apologize to each plaintiff in the Calhoun...Read More


O Holy Penis

Filed by Bil Browning | December 09, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

Something tells me that Matt Hulholland is a size queen. What do you think? What does Christmas mean to you? I think we can see what's on Matt's list. He'd like a holy experience....Read More