March 27, 2012

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NOM Strategy: 'Drive a Wedge Between Gays & Blacks'

Filed by Jeff Lutes | March 27, 2012 | 7:00 PM | comments

Yesterday HRC uncovered internal documents from the National Organization for Marriage detailing some of their strategies for denying marriage equality to our community. Take a look and let's have a conversation about what you think.Read More


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Whose Son Will Be the Next Trayvon Martin? [Part 4]

Filed by Terrance Heath | March 27, 2012 | 6:00 PM | comments

Based on my reading of various reports, I think this is a likely scenario of what happened. Keep in mind, this is unfolding in about 15 minutes; from Zimmerman's call to 911 at 7:00 pm, to the arrival of the police around 7:15pm. Read More


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Gays for Vajayjays Edition [What You Need to Know]

Filed by Bil Browning | March 27, 2012 | 5:00 PM | comments

Here's Dallas Voice staffer Chance Browning (no relation) and a friend at a recent Planned Parenthood rally in Texas. Other than the fact that not all gay men are scared "straight" of vaginas, what else do you need to know?Read More


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Whose Son Will Be the Next Trayvon Martin? [Part 3]

Filed by Terrance Heath | March 27, 2012 | 4:00 PM | comments

That tugging at the heart becomes a vice-like grip when we don't know where our children are, or whether they're OK. They reappear, and eventually you can breathe again. But sometimes, like Trayvon Martin, they don't come home.Read More


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RuPaul's Drag Race Recap Season 4, Episode 9

Filed by James Holmes | March 27, 2012 | 3:00 PM | comments

We have reached the top five, and tonight the ladies are getting political. Read More


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Gay Cruise Couple Say Dominica Police Treatment Was 'Inhumane'

Filed by Karen Ocamb | March 27, 2012 | 2:00 PM | comments

KTLA reporter David Begnaud interviewed retired sheriff's deputy Dennis Jay Mayer, 53, about the experience he and his partner endured after being arrested and jailed for allegedly having gay sex while docked off the coast of the homophobic Caribbean country last week.Read More


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Whose Son Will Be the Next Trayvon Martin? [Part 2]

Filed by Terrance Heath | March 27, 2012 | 1:00 PM | comments

Being committed to the people we love means realizing how vulnerable our loved ones are every time they step out of the door and how powerless we are to protect them once they leave the safety of our arms.Read More


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Arrest Made In DC IHOP Shooting

Filed by James Holmes | March 27, 2012 | 12:00 PM | comments

An arrest was made Monday in the shooting of a gay man in the IHOP restaurant in DC's Columbia Heights neighborhood earlier this month. LaShawn Carson, 27, was taken in on charges of aggravated assault while armed. Read More


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Q&A with Houston Mayor Annise Parker [Video]

Filed by Bil Browning | March 27, 2012 | 11:00 AM | comments

Since journalists at the 3rd Annual Haas Convening of LGBT Bloggers & Editors were focusing on election year politics, who better to start off the weekend than openly lesbian Mayor Annise Parker? Read More


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Whose Son Will Be the Next Trayvon Martin? [Part 1]

Filed by Terrance Heath | March 27, 2012 | 10:00 AM | comments

I walked our oldest son, Parker, part of the way to school yesterday morning. I do that every morning. Even when I'm on the bus, I keep my eyes on him, just watching until I can't anymore.Read More


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Tony Perkins Hearts Mitt Romney

Filed by Bil Browning | March 27, 2012 | 9:15 AM | comments

"Monday mental exercise: in the last 40 years of presidential politics, has a moderate candidate ever beat a liberal candidate?" -- Hate group leader Tony Perkins on Twitter. Perkins has made his distaste for Romney well known and has continued...Read More


The History of Voting

Filed by Bil Browning | March 27, 2012 | 9:00 AM | comments

This new Rock the Vote video is a little heavy on the history lesson, but the celebrities and graphics might make up for average attention span. Interesting that the issues that "matter" they list are: war, the economy, renewable...Read More