March 3, 2011

This Will Break Your Heart

Filed by Bil Browning | March 03, 2011 | 7:00 PM | comments

Meet Derence Kernek and Ed Watson, a California couple who have been together for 40 years. They want the 9th Circuit federal court to lift the stay against same-sex marriage is California so they can get hitched. Why? Ed, who...Read More


Social Security: If You Can't Kill the Program, Screw the People

Filed by Don Davis | March 03, 2011 | 6:00 PM | comments

There are a lot of ways to be petty and cheap and stupid. There are also a lot of ways to stick it to a program, and by extension, the clients of that program, that you don't like. This week...Read More


Megyn Kelly Is a Lawyer?

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 03, 2011 | 5:00 PM | comments

This video of Megyn Kelly basically calling Bill O'Reilly a liar (she says "misleading" and "making facts up") is making the rounds. They're talking about the Snyder case against the WBC, whose $5 million ruling against the WBC the Supreme...Read More


Happy First Anniversary Washington, DC

Filed by Cathy Renna | March 03, 2011 | 4:00 PM | comments

A year ago today, the District of Columbia became the first jurisdiction south of the Mason-Dixon line to legally marry same-sex couples. As I write "Happy First Anniversary" emails to the three couples I had the honor and pleasure of...Read More


Popping His (Black Party) Cherry

Filed by Bil Browning | March 03, 2011 | 3:00 PM | comments

The Black Party is coming up at the end of March and leather lovers everywhere are girding themselves up in preparation. Rob, a Daddyhunt.com blogger, is a Black Party virgin and needs the proper getup for the big event. I'd...Read More


In Defense of Nikolai Alexseev

Filed by Guest Blogger | March 03, 2011 | 2:00 PM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger John R. Selig is a gay dad, writer, photographer, podcaster and activist living in Dallas, Texas. Selig produces his "John Selig Outspoken" podcast to provide role models to gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transgender people. I am...Read More


Gay Marriage Stole Your Job

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 03, 2011 | 1:00 PM | comments

NOM has been blanketing the district of Maryland senator Jim Brochin with mailers because he announced his support for same-sex marriage. Here's part of the mailer, which seems to be saying that same-sex marriage is as bad as unemployment, or...Read More


Christians Preserve Right to Bully Suicidal Kids

Filed by Bil Browning | March 03, 2011 | 12:00 PM | comments

Check out this bit of "pro-family" crowing from the Indiana Family Institute's newsletter listing all of their accomplishments in the Indiana legislature this session: Anti-Free Speech homosexual "bullying" bill dies in Senate committee. The homosexual lobby was pushing SB 538,...Read More


It Gets Better... at Gay Polo Tournaments

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | March 03, 2011 | 10:30 AM | comments

Yes, it does get better, and one better place in the sports world is where the Gay Polo League makes a deep hoof-print on narrow homophobic sensibilities. On February 20, in Los Angeles, the League hosted its first annual west-coast...Read More


IRS to Require Income Splitting for Same-Sex Couples

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 03, 2011 | 9:30 AM | comments

The IRS has instructed same-sex couples that are DP'd, CU'd, or married in community property states (Washington, California, Nevada), to start income-splitting, i.e. averaging the incomes while filing separately. The Sacramento Bee reports that this will increase some people's tax...Read More


Rev. Peter Gomes: Accidental Gay Advocate

Filed by Rev Irene Monroe | March 03, 2011 | 8:30 AM | comments

If during your tenure as a student at Harvard you did not encounter the Reverend Peter J. Gomes, you have not had the quintessential Harvard experience. For undergraduates, if they were paying attention, Gomes bookended their four-year experience at Harvard...Read More


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LGBT Formal Equality in Barney Frank's Lifetime

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 03, 2011 | 7:30 AM | comments

"I can foresee now an end to legal inequality based on sexual orientation and gender equality some time in my lifetime." --Barney Frank, who's 70...Read More


Sassy Gay Friend - Great Expectations

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 03, 2011 | 7:00 AM | comments

Sassy Gay Friend is back with Great Expectations and some product placement....Read More