February 22, 2011

'They Should Have Shot Them All' - 30 Years of Radical Righters Who Incite Murder

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | February 22, 2011 | 7:00 PM | comments

On January 28, with the world in a flurry over whether the UK would deport Ugandan refugee Brenda Namigadde back to certain death in Uganda, few reasonable people were doubting the criminal culpability of extremist religious righters who preach death...Read More


Video: Coming Out in the 1950's

Filed by Bil Browning | February 22, 2011 | 6:00 PM | comments

What a fantastic project! The newly formed Pye/Harris Project was founded by 94-year old Edgar Pye, whose sixty-year life partner Robert Harris died in 2006. In Mr. Harris' honor, Pye created the project to show young gay people that a...Read More


I Thought They Shot Horses, Not Women

Filed by Anthony Carter | February 22, 2011 | 5:00 PM | comments

Recently, our brilliant Republican friends, with Dan Burton (R-IN) leading the way, have decided to cut major funding for Planned Parenthood. He also submitted legislation that would provide contraceptives for wild horses and burros to control the size of wild...Read More


The Truth About George Washington

Filed by Karen Ocamb | February 22, 2011 | 3:30 PM | comments

I was reading Family Research Council President Tony Perkin's newsletter this President's Day in which he and FRC's "resident historian" Bob Morrison wax poetic about George Washington: "[O]ur first president, the Father of our Country. George Washington has been described...Read More


VIDEO: Florida Congressmembers Advance AIDS Drugs Funding

Filed by Michael Emanuel Rajner | February 22, 2011 | 2:30 PM | comments

Over the weekend I posted on the successful efforts of Congressman Alcee Hastings to increase funding for our nation's crippled AIDS Drug Assistance Programs (ADAP) by $42 million. Below is a video of last Friday's discussion where Hastings' amendment was...Read More


Understanding the Significance of Wisconsin's Unions & Why We Should Stand in Solidarity

Filed by Joe Mirabella | February 22, 2011 | 1:30 PM | comments

The unions have a strong history with the LGBT communities. They were one of our first allies that understood the connection between LGBT rights and worker's rights. If LGBTs were discriminated against in the work place, anyone could be discriminated...Read More


I Love Laughing

Filed by Anthony Carter | February 22, 2011 | 12:30 PM | comments

I have been laughing my ass off for weeks now. I am currently doing research for a series of screwball comedies that I plan to write, shoot and direct. My research includes one episode of "I Love Lucy" a day....Read More


Leviticus 19:28

Filed by Bil Browning | February 22, 2011 | 11:30 AM | comments

From the too-stupid-to-survive files... While Leviticus 18:22 condemns homosexuality as an abomination, Leviticus 19:28 forbids tattoos....Read More


Libyan Demonstrators: Stop the Killing Now

Filed by Joe Mirabella | February 22, 2011 | 10:30 AM | comments

Libyan demonstrators filled a crowded downtown Seattle shopping center with calls for support on President's Day. "Stop the killing now" and "Down Down with Gaddafi" they chanted while waiving Libyan flags and signs that read, "Where's obama now?" The demonstrators...Read More


Teaching: Hatred and Stupidity for the Masses

Filed by Anthony Carter | February 22, 2011 | 9:30 AM | comments

Seth Stambaugh was fired for being honest. This is the lesson we are teaching young people. Be honest until it's inconvenient. As a gay teacher of color, my contributions to the lives of young people are often looked on as...Read More


Increasing Awesome, Decreasing Suck

Filed by Austen Crowder | February 22, 2011 | 8:30 AM | comments

I think the activist community has a problem with optimism. Between all the marriage battles, the commercialization of the "It Gets Better" campaign, the continued assault on our visibility as valid and acceptable members of society, and the neverending victim...Read More


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Thinking Things Through

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

"We are caught up in the winds that blow every which way. And in the hullabaloo the thinking man is driven to ponder where he is being blown and to long desperately for some quiet place where he can reason...Read More


Judith Light's It Gets Better video

Filed by Bil Browning | February 22, 2011 | 7:00 AM | comments

Fresh to the It Gets Better site is this video from actress Judith Light....Read More