May 25, 2011


EQCA Town Hall in WeHo Split on Prop 8 Repeal

Filed by Karen Ocamb | May 25, 2011 | 7:30 PM | comments

By the time the Equality California organizers took a final vote on whether the LGBT community in Los Angeles wanted to go back to the ballot to repeal Prop 8 in 2012, two hours had elapsed and about half the crowd of about 100 people had left.Read More


A Trans and Cis Queer Women's Dialog

Filed by Tobi Hill-Meyer | May 25, 2011 | 6:30 PM | comments

There's a joke going around that events, community spaces, and resources labeled "women and trans" have an unwritten addendum "(but not both)." The reality is that there are few queer spaces specifically for trans women and cis women.Read More


Why Is Equality Virginia Promoting an Anti-Gay Law Firm?

Filed by Michael Hamar | May 25, 2011 | 5:30 PM | comments

Equality Virginia's promotion of a law firm with a horrible track record of LGBT discrimination makes me question whether I should support the organization. Read More

Caption This: Obama's Limo in Ireland

Filed by Mike Rogers | May 25, 2011 | 5:00 PM | comments

I'm going to try and have some more fun with caption this photos now and then. I got shredded for the last one; hopefully this one sits better with the masses.Read More


Catholic Priests: The Devil Made Them Do It

Filed by Terrance Heath | May 25, 2011 | 4:00 PM | comments

I was somewhat surprised at the findings about gay priests. Not so much that they found no evidence that gay priests were more likely to abuse minors than straight priests, but the implications of the drop off in abuse as the number of gay priests went up.Read More

Lesbian Moms & NOM: What Would You Do?

Filed by Bil Browning | May 25, 2011 | 3:15 PM | comments

When ABC's What Would You Do? television show puts four actors playing a gay couple with children in a Texas diner and throws in an actress playing a homophobic waitress, the patrons' reactions were unexpected. NOM responds.Read More

MCC Church in Tornado-Devastated Joplin Wiped Out

Filed by Karen Ocamb | May 25, 2011 | 2:30 PM | comments

The equality group PROMO in Missouri reports that the LGBT community has been severely impacted by the devastating tornado that hit on Sunday night - including the destruction of the Spirit of Christ MCC Church in JoplinRead More

Hao Hot: Vintage Male Impersonator

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | May 25, 2011 | 2:00 PM | comments

A stunning photo of vintage Chinese actress Ting Hao in perfectly tailored drag. I love the shadow. via More


Possible Hate Crime Investigated in Portland

Filed by Adam Polaski | May 25, 2011 | 1:00 PM | comments

Two men say they were attacked near the Hawthorne Bridge in Portland by a group of men who saw them holding hands.Read More


Donor Duet, Part II

Filed by Paige Schilt | May 25, 2011 | 12:00 PM | comments

The continuing story of how our sperm donor charmed our son.Read More


Nevada Governor Approves Gender Identity Protections

Filed by Adam Polaski | May 25, 2011 | 11:45 AM | comments

Nevada becomes the fourteenth state to outlaw employment discrimination based on gender identity or expression.Read More

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John Edwards to Face Prosecution for Affair Cover Up

Filed by Bil Browning | May 25, 2011 | 11:00 AM | comments

Former presidential candidate John Edwards is facing indictment over his cover up of an affair he had with a campaign videographer. The Dept of Justice accuses him of using campaign donations to support mistress.Read More


Was My Father Evil?

Filed by Diane Silver | May 25, 2011 | 10:00 AM | comments

In my quest to understand goodness, I find myself confronted with an important discussion about which category - good or evil - my father fell into. Read More


Future of Equality Maryland In Doubt

Filed by Bil Browning | May 25, 2011 | 9:30 AM | comments

Equality Maryland's board of directors released a statement yesterday admitting the group is in serious financial peril after the org suffered humiliating defeats this legislative session.Read More

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The High Cost of Being HIV-Positive

Filed by Anthony Carter | May 25, 2011 | 8:00 AM | comments

Besides being physically and emotionally taxing, an HIV-positive life can be an expensive ordeal.Read More


Obama Congratulates Kathy Hochul: Forgets Why

Filed by Bil Browning | May 25, 2011 | 7:30 AM | comments

"I want to extend my congratulations to Congresswoman-elect Kathy Hochul for her victory in New York's 26th Congressional District. Kathy and I both believe that we need to create jobs, grow our economy, and reduce the deficit in order to...Read More

President Obama (Awkwardly) Toasts the Queen of England

Filed by Bil Browning | May 25, 2011 | 7:00 AM | comments

When President Obama started to toast Queen Elizabeth, the orchestra misunderstood his pause after saying, "to her Majesty the Queen," and thought he wanted them to play "God Save the Queen." Awkwardness abounds....Read More