July 31, 2012

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It's That Time

Filed by Leslie Robinson | July 31, 2012 | 6:00 PM | comments

I went on vacation expecting to visit old friends and see my brother get married. By the end of vacation, I reached the decision I've been sneaking up on for a while now. It's time for me to make a change.Read More


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Right Chicken Wingers Want Kermit Filleted & Miss Piggy on a Bun

Filed by Karen Ocamb | July 31, 2012 | 5:00 PM | comments

Pastor and radio host Kevin Swanson - who laments the old days when homosexuality was punishable by death - used his radio show to discuss the Muppets decision to sever ties with Chick-fil-A after CEO Dan Cathy's antigay remarks.Read More


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Andrew Christian's Non-Olympic Swimmers

Filed by James Holmes | July 31, 2012 | 4:00 PM | comments

Have all those Olympic swimmers got you hot and bothered but wanting more? Well they may not be Olympians, but Andrew Christian's underwear models at the "Soaked Party" know how to dive in.Read More


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Equal Olympic Medal Treatment for Women Marathoners?

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | July 31, 2012 | 3:30 PM | comments

My ongoing blog on the London Olympics.Read More


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After Aurora, Nothing Will Change: Part 3

Filed by Terrance Heath | July 31, 2012 | 2:30 PM | comments

This entry is part 3 in a series on the Aurora Shooting. "Why would anyone need that many weapons or that much ammo?" None of our elected leaders will ask it - because they're afraid to lead. Read More


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Hansen Hopes to Be First Openly Gay Sacramento City Councilmember

Filed by Karen Ocamb | July 31, 2012 | 1:30 PM | comments

At first thought, it seems odd - given California's progressive history - that Sacramento has never before elected an openly gay city councilmember. Steve Hansen wants to change that. Read More


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This Is Not About a Difference of Opinion

Filed by Steven Cheslik-DeMeyer | July 31, 2012 | 12:00 PM | comments

This is not about someone's right to express his "beliefs." It's not about someone's politics or religion. It IS about pushing back against someone who publicly supports organizations whose mission it is to persecute a group of people. Read More


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UNITY Bound: I'm Headed to Vegas to Go Pro

Filed by Bil Browning | July 31, 2012 | 11:00 AM | comments

By the time this post publishes, I'll (hopefully) be halfway across the country bound for Las Vegas. I'm headed to the UNITY 2012 conference for minority journalists.Read More


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'Bed Intruder' Edition [What You Need to Know]

Filed by Joseph Gentile | July 31, 2012 | 10:00 AM | comments

Forgive Antoine Dodson. He didn't realize so many people had "heartfeeling beliefs and things" about Chick-fil-A's homophobia. Please, "tell us about beliefs, Sweetie." We're climbing through your window; snatching up your people! It's what you need to know. Read More


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Don't Be a Dumbbell

Filed by Joseph Gentile | July 31, 2012 | 8:30 AM | comments

Conan O'Brien's sense of humor could definitely use a lift. Perhaps Olympic weightlifter Holley Mangold could help? Read More


Water, Water Everywhere

Filed by Joseph Gentile | July 31, 2012 | 8:00 AM | comments

If Chick-fil-A's CEO Dan Cathy truly lives by Biblically-based principles, then we're not going to have a "complicated order" come Wednesday, Aug. 1. In fact, he'll be all wet. Read More