December 12, 2010

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Comment of the Week: Dr. Laura Schlessinger

Filed by Bil Browning | December 12, 2010 | 7:00 PM | comments

From my post this week about Dr. Laura Schlessinger's recent rant calling Don't Ask Don't Tell "absurd discrimination." The radio host is known for her screeds against gay people instead of supporting them. One of the commenters suggested that we...Read More


Life is Not a True/False Exam

Filed by Steven Cheslik-DeMeyer | December 12, 2010 | 5:30 PM | comments

This blog post (which Andrew Sullivan linked to this morning) says succinctly what I've been thinking, what I've been trying to put in words, regarding the billboard that some atheist group put up near the Lincoln Tunnel ("You Know It's...Read More


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Come Out for the Holidays!

Filed by Michael Emanuel Rajner | December 12, 2010 | 2:30 PM | comments

As the Christmas holiday season draws closer by the day, I can't help but reflect back 18 years ago to the winter of 1992 when I had little to give. I went from living in a studio-styled guest house on...Read More


It's not racist! It's just 'controversial!'

Filed by Bil Browning | December 12, 2010 | 1:00 PM | comments

Back in February, I did a post about the U-Washee laundromat in Richmond, Indiana. The business features signs showing a 1940's-style stereotypical Chinese man doing laundry with lettering written in what Margaret Cho calls "feng shui hong kong fooey font."...Read More


Why Tom Brokaw Is Wrong on Covering Antigay Viewpoints

Filed by Michael Hamar | December 12, 2010 | 11:30 AM | comments

I bookmarked an article in the Advocate earlier this week wherein former NBC Nightly News anchor Tom Brokaw basically said it was fine to continue to air the views of hate groups like American Family Association and Family Research Council....Read More


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#SSS: The DADT Repeal Vote and Prop 8 Hearing

Filed by Joe Mirabella | December 12, 2010 | 10:00 AM | comments

Phil Reese and I put together a team of experts to unravel this week's historic vote on the repeal of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" to help explain what happened and where we go from here. We also analyzed Monday's hearing...Read More


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Joint Statement from Gay Inc about DADT

Filed by Bil Browning | December 12, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Despite the unfortunate result of the Senate's cloture vote on the defense authorization bill, there are other viable legislative options to repeal "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" before Congress adjourns , and a solid 60-vote Senate majority still in favor of...Read More


Endangered language: Polari

Filed by Bil Browning | December 12, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

Polari, a language used mostly by gay men, sailors, and actors, has been listed as endangered. Kudos to Joe Jervis for the video clip about Polari. He has another one on his site too if you'd like to hear...Read More