February 28, 2011

A Gay Man Joining the Libyan Revolution

Filed by Mark Segal | February 28, 2011 | 7:00 PM | comments

I've covered the fall of the Berlin Wall from East Berlin, snuck into Cuba without government knowledge, reported for the gay press from behind the Iron Curtain and reported from Lebanon, but actually participating in a revolution had to wait...Read More


Turn Off the Social Networking and Really Interact

Filed by Anthony Carter | February 28, 2011 | 6:00 PM | comments

I hereby declare a moratorium on technological advances. In the sometimes witty and always stylized series Sex and the City, Carrie gets dumped via a Post-It note. I found this both hysterical and troubling at the same time. This is...Read More


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Scarlet Betch Episode 37

Filed by Jason Tseng | February 28, 2011 | 5:00 PM | comments

Hey Betches! We're back this week bringing you the latest queer comic book news! We got inundated with X-books this week. Something like four X-titles all came out on the same day! As much as we love our muties, I...Read More


Campaign Manifesto #3: On The Road, Defending Social Security

Filed by Don Davis | February 28, 2011 | 4:00 PM | comments

So it's Day 3 of my fake campaign for Congress, and we've run into our first obstacle. The Fake Campaign, as you may recall, is fake headed for Wisconsin, to show solidarity, and we've fake hitched a ride on a...Read More


Sorry, Alabama, You Just Lost an Amazing Employee

Filed by Joe Mirabella | February 28, 2011 | 3:00 PM | comments

I just wrote the following e-mail to a head-hunter who wanted me to take a job that would have been a significant pay raise and promotion: Thank you again for reaching out to me. Unfortunately, I do not feel comfortable...Read More


Rachel Maddow Fudges the Facts, Calls Out Homophobes

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 28, 2011 | 2:00 PM | comments

Rachel Maddow, on February 18th, did commentary on the protests in Wisconsin. She opens with and repeats several times the claim that Wisconsin is going to have a "budget surplus this year," that the deficit a fabrication being used to...Read More


Texas School Shuts Down All Clubs to Avoid GSA

Filed by Bil Browning | February 28, 2011 | 1:00 PM | comments

Are you ready to award the douchebag of the week prize so early on a Monday? I think we've got a clear winner already! Corpus Cristi, Texas's Flour Bluff Intermediate School District Superintendent, Julie Carbajal, has decreed that all extracurricular...Read More


DOJ Dickering Over $1,000+ in DADT Court Costs

Filed by Karen Ocamb | February 28, 2011 | 12:00 PM | comments

Apparently the Justice Department is none-to-pleased with the way the constitutional challenge to Don't Ask, Don't Tell in the Log Cabin Republican v USA case is going. Sure, President Obama advocated for repeal of DADT and Attorney General Eric Holder...Read More


We're Sick of 'You People' Screwing Us Legislatively, Del. Pena-Melnyk

Filed by Monica Roberts | February 28, 2011 | 11:00 AM | comments

YOU PEOPLE KEEP CALLING ME AND TELLING ME PUBLIC ACCOMMODATIONS MUST BE INCLUDED AND I'M SICK OF IT DO YOU HEAR ME I'M SICK OF >YOU PEOPLE It seems MD Delegate Joseline Pena-Melnyk is a little upset about all...Read More


Newt Gingrich Wants Obama Impeached for DOMA Position

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 28, 2011 | 10:00 AM | comments

Newt Gingrich is calling for the impeachment of Obama over the Holder Letter on DOMA. The only video that I could find on this was Lawrence O'Donnell, who didn't seem to get that the point of Gingrich calling for impeachment...Read More


Mademoiselle Beeson: Slack-Wire Dancer

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | February 28, 2011 | 9:30 AM | comments

The poster: The back-story: Bismarck Tribune (Bismarck, ND), July 18, 1929, p. 6. "Chicago.--(AP)--Dainty, skirted Herberta Beeson, hailed as "the world's greatest slack-wire dancer," is a man! The story of his rise from grocery clerk to featured performer of the...Read More


Princeton Swim Team Does Katy Perry

Filed by Bil Browning | February 28, 2011 | 8:30 AM | comments

What week isn't complete without a video of cute and half-naked boys lipsynching to a Katy Perry number? Let's start this one off with the Princeton swim team and a teenage dream. There, don't you feel refreshed and ready to...Read More


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How Will Evangelical Christians Deal With It?

Filed by Bil Browning | February 28, 2011 | 7:30 AM | comments

"I think a lot of Christian conservatives are going to try to deny the obvious. I mean, when we talk about same-sex marriage, we talk about something that is already legal in one form or another in basically twelve states....Read More


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Fred Karger Files FEC Complaint

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 28, 2011 | 7:29 AM | comments

"The party of Abraham Lincoln should be inclusive and welcome all to discuss the important issues of today. As someone who has been actively involved in Republican politics my entire life and worked on nine presidential campaigns, including three as...Read More


Pro Cricket Player Comes Out

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 28, 2011 | 7:00 AM | comments

English cricketer Steven Davies comes out, becoming the first professional in his sport to do so....Read More