May 12, 2011

The Limits of Full Inclusion

Filed by Rev. Emily C. Heath | May 12, 2011 | 6:00 PM | comments

A few weeks ago I wrote in anticipation of the Presbyterian vote regarding LGBT clergy. Tuesday the final needed vote came in, and an amendment was passed that allowed for the possibility of LGBT ordination in some areas. It does...Read More


Glee: Now That's a Man Sandwich

Filed by Bil Browning | May 12, 2011 | 5:00 PM | comments

They say a picture is worth a thousand words, so I'll just say that I wish I was Chris Colfer during nap time on the set of Glee. I had a stupid joke about sloppy joes all prepared, but I'll...Read More


Chaz Bono on David Letterman About His New Book

Filed by Karen Ocamb | May 12, 2011 | 4:00 PM | comments

Chaz Bono appeared on the David Letterman show on CBS Wednesday night, May 11, promoting his new book, Transition: The Story of How I Became a Man. This is Part One (thanks to indigenous2logic): Part two is after the jump....Read More


King & Spalding Was Right to Drop DOMA Defense

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 12, 2011 | 3:00 PM | comments

When King & Spalding dropped DOMA defense, newspapers and columnists around the country ran breathless pieces scolding the firm (and HRC). Their reasons were pretty much all the same: everyone deserves a legal defense, as if DOMA were a human...Read More


Delaware Civil Unions

Filed by Jerame Davis | May 12, 2011 | 2:00 PM | comments

Last night, I had the honor and privilege of attending the signing ceremony for the Delaware civil unions bill. In front of a capacity crowd at the recently renovated Queen Theater in downtown Wilmington, Governor Jack Markell signed the bill...Read More


Afghanistan Peace Dividend Stimulus Lotto? OK!

Filed by Don Davis | May 12, 2011 | 1:00 PM | comments

They told us "We're dropping about $10 billion a month in Afghanistan so we can catch that Bin Laden guy but, eventually, we're gonna catch him and as soon as we do you can imagine that folks will be wondering...Read More


Chaz Bono Comes Out For ENDA

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | May 12, 2011 | 12:00 PM | comments

Chaz Bono gave an interview to New York Magazine on Tuesday, talking about his documentary, shown on the OWN Network. In the interview, he was asked "What do you think is the main issue for the trans community right now?"...Read More


Seattle Mayor Says Transitions Should Be Covered for Employees

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 12, 2011 | 10:30 AM | comments

The Seattle LGBT Commission has an effective way of talking about how some healthcare providers deny medical treatment related to transitioning. From The Slog: When most of the city's approximately 10,000 employees seek mental health care, steroid treatments, or a...Read More


Secret GOP Talking Points: Newt Gingrich Is Running for Prez

Filed by Bil Browning | May 12, 2011 | 9:30 AM | comments

Proving how hip and with it he is, yesterday Newt Gingrich announced he was running for President on Twitter with a link to his YouTube page. Newt, the only Speaker of the House to be disciplined for ethics violations, is...Read More


Uganda: Follow the Money

Filed by Mercedes Allen | May 12, 2011 | 8:30 AM | comments

I don't know that I can say it any plainer than that: we need to follow the money. Barney Frank gets it: I was pleased when the Financial Services Committee overwhelmingly, in a bipartisan way, voted in favor of my...Read More


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George Michael Let the Young Gays Down

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 12, 2011 | 7:30 AM | comments

"My behaviour meant kids suffered abuse and homophobic language that is legal here. I feel re-energised after some of my latest troubles. In terms of recovering from a very long period of grief and self-abuse, and in terms of staying...Read More


The Gay Sex Panic Video from Texas A&M

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 12, 2011 | 7:00 AM | comments

Here's the video the campus conservatives at Texas A&M took and disseminated to try and shut down the LGBT Community Center, James O'Keefe style. NSFW, but then it wasn't meant to be viewed at work. I don't think it's...Read More