March 14, 2012

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One of Us: St. Patrick's Place in Gay History

Filed by Guest Blogger | March 14, 2012 | 5:30 PM | comments

The next time you hear offensive remarks from a homophobic Irish neighbor or colleague, just point out to him: St Paddy was queer. Read More


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Red Meat Kills You

Filed by James Holmes | March 14, 2012 | 4:30 PM | comments

Not trying to be a bitchy vegan, and in no way saying I told you so, but a new Harvard study shows that even a small amount of unprocessed red meat can lower your life expectancy by 13%. Read More


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The Use of Spin to Minimize LGBT Issues

Filed by Mercedes Allen | March 14, 2012 | 3:00 PM | comments

Anyone who writes generates spin. The moment you write, you're selecting the words you use in order to maximize their effectiveness.Read More


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Rich Man Talking: A Romney Shareholder Speaks

Filed by Terrance Heath | March 14, 2012 | 2:00 PM | comments

When it comes to changing Mitt Romney's image as a rich guy who's out of touch with the economic realities of the lives of middle- and working-class Americans, the Romney's haven't been doing themselves any favors.Read More


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Santorum's Primary Wins: A Timely Caution

Filed by E. Winter Tashlin | March 14, 2012 | 1:00 PM | comments

I can't shake the knowledge of just how tenuous our place in American society really is. As queer/LGBT people, particularly of non-Abrahamic faith, the truth is that a great many of our countrymen and women would prefer to see us gone.Read More


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Gay Mario Bros Edition [What You Need to Know]

Filed by Bil Browning | March 14, 2012 | 12:00 PM | comments

Who knew what those Mario Brothers were doing when they weren't plunging themselves into holes?Read More


Rutgers Spycam Case Goes to the Jury

Filed by Karen Ocamb | March 14, 2012 | 11:00 AM | comments

Jurors heard how Clementi checked Ravi's Twitter feed 38 times and saw posts mocking him in the 48 hours before his suicide. The jury is expected to start their deliberations today.Read More


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Pennsylvania Avoids Marriage Amendment Vote (Again)

Filed by Sue Kerr | March 14, 2012 | 10:00 AM | comments

Spring awakening brings all sorts of things back to life and without fail one of those "things" is the unquenchable desire of assorted Pennsylvania Republicans to amend the Constitution of our fine commonwealth with a clear definition of marriage.Read More


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Last Night's Best Election Tweet

Filed by Bil Browning | March 14, 2012 | 9:48 AM | comments

"Mitt's probably wondering if he should have gone ahead and tried the pickled pigs feet." -- Twitter user UnderdogLib in what was arguably last night's best summation of the Alabama and Mississippi GOP primary elections....Read More


The Gay Safety Dance

Filed by Bil Browning | March 14, 2012 | 9:43 AM | comments

Towleroad has started a heartwarming series of gay wedding videos and this one is described as a "wedding flashmob." I'm not sure that's quite the right description so much as a choreographed rendition of Safety Dance, but it's still...Read More


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Final Ballot Title Released for Referendum 74 in Washington State

Filed by Joe Mirabella | March 14, 2012 | 9:00 AM | comments

Opponents to same-sex marriage are prepared to start gathering signatures to place Referendum 74 on the ballot this fall, now that a Thurston County judge revised the ballot title to comply with Washington State law.Read More