April 22, 2012

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Pointing Out the Obvious [Comment of the Week]

Filed by Bil Browning | April 22, 2012 | 7:00 PM | comments

I had dinner yesterday evening with the executive director of a national LGBT org who pointed out the obvious; why isn't GetEqual focused on, shall we say, "educating" the GOP jackasses about a bill that 90% of America already approves of?Read More


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Another Teacher Fired for Doing Porn

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 22, 2012 | 5:30 PM | comments

Sooooo... the administration didn't have any confirmation that one of its employees had done a porn film - maybe the kids were mistaken or just didn't like this teacher, who knows - and they sent an email to the entire staff accusing that teacher of being in a porno?Read More


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Professional Bisexual: One of the First Paid Staffers of a Bi Org [Interview]

Filed by Amy Andre | April 22, 2012 | 4:00 PM | comments

In 2011, Ellyn Ruthstrom became the first - and so far, only - regular paid employee of the Bisexual Resource Center... As such, Ellyn joined a tiny number of people in the world who have been paid to work at bi organizations.Read More


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Snapshots of Austerity: Despair

Filed by Terrance Heath | April 22, 2012 | 2:30 PM | comments

Dimitris Christloulas's suicide offers a snapshot of austerity's consequences for the elderly, the young, the middle- and working classes, and just about everyone outside of the one percent -- and not just in Greece, but right here at home too.Read More


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The 'Good' Death

Filed by E. Winter Tashlin | April 22, 2012 | 1:00 PM | comments

When I met Carol, one of the first things she said to me was "You need to know, I'm going to be dead in a few years." The statement was neither a dire prediction nor a statement of fear, but rather a declaration of intent.Read More


Fruits: Half Naked Gay Men in SlowMo

Filed by Bil Browning | April 22, 2012 | 12:00 PM | comments

Kevin from Unicorn Booty pretty much sums it up: "Each bottle of LiquiFruit comes to you courtesy of an island full of devilishly handsome, half naked gay men who are genetically unable to move in any speed other than...Read More


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Getting a Piece of the Pie

Filed by Mark Segal | April 22, 2012 | 11:30 AM | comments

We have many more hurdles to jump, but the question is no longer will it be built but, rather, when is the ribbon cutting?Read More


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Check One Box or the Other

Filed by Bil Browning | April 22, 2012 | 11:00 AM | comments

"Signers were given the option of declaring their support publicly or privately by checking one of two boxes." -- From a CNN article describing a powwow held by the Romney campaign for RNC members and state GOP chairmen. Attendees were...Read More