August 12, 2012

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Telling the Whole Story [Comment of the Week]

Filed by Bil Browning | August 12, 2012 | 6:30 PM | comments

A commenter stopped by my post, "Best Chick-fil-A Infographic Yet," that highlighted the states where it would be legal for the homophobic chicken chain to fire gay or lesbian employees for their sexual orientation. He points out one glaring omission: right to work states.Read More


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Readin', Writin' & Runnin' Into Trouble

Filed by Joseph Gentile | August 12, 2012 | 5:00 PM | comments

Mainstream media are hyping bullying by giving it the "Shark Week" treatment - but LGBT students are still at-risk. Virtual schools see the latent talent beneath their tears though. They're from the Internet, and they're here to help, or are they?Read More


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Black Pastors Bought by Anti-Gay Groups

Filed by Viktor Kerney | August 12, 2012 | 3:30 PM | comments

It's been very interesting to watch these so-called godly men interact with these type of organizations. It's also interesting to see how easily they can be bought and sold into a hate-filled game.Read More


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Is It Ever Okay to Call Someone a Pansy?

Filed by Kergan Edwards-Stout | August 12, 2012 | 2:00 PM | comments

Last night found my son's team on the field, in the middle of a drill, when one of the assistant coaches yelled, "What are you? A bunch of pansies?"Read More


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Why Gay History Should be Passed Down

Filed by Rodrigo Ugarte | August 12, 2012 | 12:30 PM | comments

How did you learn about gay history, literature, film, art? Did someone teach you or were you on your own? Maybe we should start handing down our histories and teaching the new generations why our lives are so comfortable now. Read More


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Transgender People Ejected in Jacksonville

Filed by Mercedes Allen | August 12, 2012 | 11:30 AM | comments

A nondiscrimination ordinance in Jacksonville, Florida, is expected to be voted on in the coming week. As some have expected, transsexual and transgender people were bartered away when "gender identity or expression" was dropped from the bill.Read More


Gay Rider Carl Hester Responsible for Big British Win

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | August 12, 2012 | 11:00 AM | comments

Top rider Carl Hester, who is openly gay, is also a trainer and riding coach. He put together the combination of a talented green horse and young girl rider that took Great Britain to the gold-medal finals in London.Read More


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Baby Beluga Edition [What You Need to Know]

Filed by Joseph Gentile | August 12, 2012 | 10:00 AM | comments

Hold the bananaphone! Global troubadour Raffi Cavoukian, or simply Raffi to us Millennials, isn't about to let the Twitterverse besmirch the reputation of his beloved "Baby Beluga." Call me Ishmael. It's what you need to know!Read More


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EmbryOHNOSHEDIDN'T!

Filed by Joseph Gentile | August 12, 2012 | 9:30 AM | comments

Novelist Ayn Rand, the object of presumptive Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryans's impure affections, speaks freely about reproductive rights. Read More


I'm Mitt Romney, Let's Go Party

Filed by Joseph Gentile | August 12, 2012 | 9:00 AM | comments

Mitt Romney might be plastic, but he's still fantastic to one enthusiastic supporter. Listen as Miss Swiss satirically sings the Republican's praises to the tune of the late 90's hit single "Barbie Girl" by Aqua!Read More