January 22, 2011

Weekly Reader: The Simpsons, Martians, & a Gay Stamp

Filed by Bil Browning | January 22, 2011 | 8:00 PM | comments

If you haven't had time to keep up with your LGBT news and opinion, our weekly reader has you covered. Not only did we bring you Phil Reese's exclusive interview with Chicago mayoral candidate Carol Mosley-Braun, we ran great posts...Read More


Twitter Activists Plead With FL Gov Rick Scott About HIV Drugs

Filed by Michael Emanuel Rajner | January 22, 2011 | 6:00 PM | comments

Last Thursday evening, Florida Governor Rick Scott hosted a town hall on Twitter providing Floridians with an opportunity to share a short message with Scott using 140 characters or less. At first I struggled with the daunting task limiting a...Read More


Married to the Accordion

Filed by Jesse Monteagudo | January 22, 2011 | 4:00 PM | comments

All my life, I've been drawn to intelligent, talented people. Though I have no musical talent myself, I recognize it when I see it, both in the entertainment field and in my personal life. My first partner was (and is)...Read More


Arizona's No Longer Silent Clergy Protests Exodus International

Filed by Bobby Parker | January 22, 2011 | 2:00 PM | comments

Phoenix will be the site of Exodus International's "Love Won Out" conference in February. In advance of that conference, this group, which adheres to a completely flawed idea that reparative therapy can "cure" homosexuality, was holding training yesterday at the...Read More


The World According to Americans

Filed by Alex Blaze | January 22, 2011 | 12:00 PM | comments

This XKCD made my day. I was born and raised in one country that loves to make fun of its educational system and that prides itself in being anti-intellectual, and then I moved to another country that loves to think...Read More


Should We See the Giffords' Shooting Video?

Filed by Terrance Heath | January 22, 2011 | 10:00 AM | comments

Michael Tomasky points to this... The chief investigator for the sheriff's department here has for the first time publicly described the brief and gory video clip from a store security camera that shows a gunman not only shooting Representative Gabrielle...Read More


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Wish in One Hand

Filed by Bil Browning | January 22, 2011 | 7:30 AM | comments

"In order to be the kind of transformational leader he can be, he should show the country the way forth on dismantling the so-called Defense of Marriage Act so that the law no longer robs the states of their right...Read More


Gay Pirates

Filed by Alex Blaze | January 22, 2011 | 7:00 AM | comments

Cosmo Jarvis's video for "Gay Pirates."...Read More