February 16, 2011

Month of Fever

Filed by Sara Whitman | February 16, 2011 | 6:00 PM | comments

February, the month of the fever. It is the time of year when those of us in the cold parts of the world start to go nuts. Stir crazy, cabin fever; whatever you want to call it, we are aching...Read More


Officers Were Drunk During Eagle Bar Raid

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 16, 2011 | 5:00 PM | comments

A year and a half ago a gay bar was raided in Atlanta, Georgia. A few license violations were turned up after patrons were forced to lie on the ground for several hours while epithets were uttered by officers. When...Read More


Santorum's 'Google Problem'

Filed by Bil Browning | February 16, 2011 | 4:00 PM | comments

It must be rough being a candidate for President after your name has been turned into a sexual reference. Witness former Senator Rick Santorum's "Google problem." After Dan Savage named "the frothy mix of lube and fecal matter that is...Read More


What HRC Thinks of the LA Gay and Lesbian Center

Filed by Karen Ocamb | February 16, 2011 | 3:00 PM | comments

Last week I posted a wonderful story about 7 year old Malcolm, who I described as "the LGBT Community's Newest Hero." It was actually a fundraising email sent from LA Gay & Lesbian Center CEO Lorri Jean. She talked about...Read More


Freedom to Marry to Spend $10 Million on Marriage Ads

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 16, 2011 | 1:30 PM | comments

Freedom to Marry announced a campaign Monday to spend $10 million on pro-marriage ads in the next three years. The first is not something that would persuade me, but I'm not the target audience. I wrote something longer about how,...Read More


Airing It: The Indiana Legislature's Dirty Laundry

Filed by Bil Browning | February 16, 2011 | 12:30 PM | comments

I'm sick and tired of hypocritical Hoosier legislators who think that our personal lives are any of their business. Do I intrude on who they're sleeping with? I didn't, but I'm going to start now. We need to show them...Read More


Eight Years After Lawrence, Sodomy Laws Are Alive and Kicking

Filed by Guest Blogger | February 16, 2011 | 11:30 AM | comments

Editors' note: Alexis Agathocleous is a staff attorney with the Center for Constitutional Rights and is co-litigating Doe v. Jindal. In 2003, the LGBT community rejoiced after the US Supreme Court's landmark decision in Lawrence v. Texas, but in Louisiana,...Read More


Colleges Discriminate, but Will Be Subsidized by Federal Government

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 16, 2011 | 10:30 AM | comments

I read a story this morning about something we don't hear much about: homosexuality bans on college campuses. Westmont College in California apparently has a ban, and alumni and faculty are speaking out against it: "I was terrified that I'd...Read More


The Queer Thing About CPAC, Pt. 2

Filed by Terrance Heath | February 16, 2011 | 9:30 AM | comments

I spent most of my two-day sojourn through CPAC covering economic issues at the conference, but I was aware (as were lots of people) about the gay-related controversy around the conference, due to the presence of the gay conservative group...Read More


Indiana House Passes Marriage Discrimination Amendment

Filed by Bil Browning | February 16, 2011 | 8:30 AM | comments

The Indiana House of Representatives passed a marriage discrimination amendment yesterday afternoon after only a half an hour of debate. The bipartisan vote of 70-26 took marriage equality supporters by surprise - especially with the defection of Minority Leader Pat...Read More


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Gays Can't Be Conservative

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 16, 2011 | 7:30 AM | comments

"'Gay' is liberal, not conservative, regardless of what their stand may be on government spending or taxes. It's why, like all liberals, they use language to create reality, rather than appreciate that words have meaning that reflect reality. So they...Read More


Iowa Grandmother Supports Freedom to Marry

Filed by Joe Mirabella | February 16, 2011 | 7:00 AM | comments

It is statements like this from everyday Americans that make me proud of the progress we make every day. Maybe we should enlist all of our moms and grandmas to make YouTube videos....Read More