February 20, 2011


Comment of the Week: CassandraToday

Filed by Bil Browning | February 20, 2011 | 7:00 PM | comments

From Karen Ocamb's post "CBS News' Lara Logan Sexually Assaulted in Egypt, Stirs Internet 'Debate'" comes this insightful comment from CassandraToday: The fact that Logan is pretty is a meaningless detail. Of course she is; like it or not, being...Read More

A Vet and An Activist Walk Into the VA

Filed by Jarrod Chlapowski | February 20, 2011 | 5:30 PM | comments

I feel sheepish walking into a VA hospital for an appointment. I feel especially guilty taking the elevator to my appointment. It's on the fourth floor, but when I'm surrounded by three folks in wheelchairs and another struggling to hold...Read More

San Francisco Neighborhood Associationists Prefer Revisionist Art

Filed by Toshio Meronek | February 20, 2011 | 4:00 PM | comments

The Bay Area Reporter has the story of a piece of LGBT art that may never see the light of day thanks to a few neighborhood associationists in the Lower Polk area of San Francisco. Last fall, local artists Helen...Read More

Florida Congressmembers Advance AIDS Drugs Funding

Filed by Michael Emanuel Rajner | February 20, 2011 | 2:30 PM | comments

AIDS advocates woke Friday morning to a bittersweet victory and discovered the US House of Representatives agreed to an amendment, as part of a continuing resolution for federal spending, providing for an additional $42 million for our nation's crippled AIDS...Read More

Why We Should Cancel Pride Celebrations

Filed by Anthony Carter | February 20, 2011 | 1:00 PM | comments

Pride festivals for all of 2011 and beyond should be canceled. More important than hunky guys, displays of camp, and the all consuming focus on gay marriage, our young people need all of our time and access to resources. It...Read More

Blog Hearts, Flowers & Handcuffs: Sitting-Down For Equality on Valentine's Day

Filed by Davina Kotulski | February 20, 2011 | 11:30 AM | comments

On Valentine's Day we went to San Francisco City Hall and asked for a marriage license. Well, more like we said, "We want you to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples again." It was the 10th time since 2001 that...Read More

On Changing My Facebook Relationship Status

Filed by Joe Mirabella | February 20, 2011 | 10:00 AM | comments

I'm an early adopter of everything social media related. Partly because it is my job, but mostly because I love it. After I received the press release from GLAAD announcing their win with Facebook to add the additional relationship statuses...Read More

Screen Test

Filed by Kate Clinton | February 20, 2011 | 8:30 AM | comments

Silence can speak volumes....Read More

How To Make A Heart With Your Hands

Filed by Michael Buckley | February 20, 2011 | 8:00 AM | comments

How to make a heart with your hands! I love you for watching!!...Read More


The 'I' States

Filed by Bil Browning | February 20, 2011 | 7:30 AM | comments

"In case you get your I-states mixed up, Iowa has same-sex marriage, Illinois just got civil unions, and Indiana has nothing of the sort." -- Blogger Zack Ford in a post that eviscerates the Indiana Family Institute's Ryan McCann's recent...Read More

The Rope Line: Same-Sex Marriage

Filed by Bil Browning | February 20, 2011 | 7:00 AM | comments

The Associated Press asked various celebrities about their opinion on same-sex marriage. Jason Mraz, Jane Lynch, and Adam Lambert compose the expert panel of outstanding lovers....Read More