August 29, 2012

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Why I'm Not Excited About Going to the Dem Convention

Filed by Bil Browning | August 29, 2012 | 5:30 PM | comments

Back in 2008 I was so incredibly excited to go to Denver to cover the Democrat convention it was ridiculous. Now it's 2012 and I'm just not excited at all about this year's convention in Charlotte, North Carolina.Read More


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Please Come Out to the Ball Game

Filed by James Holmes | August 29, 2012 | 4:30 PM | comments

In this video parody of Bonnie Tyler's "Holding Out for a Hero," the film maker, Sean Chapin, calls for a Major League baseball player to come out in an effort to help LGBT youth. Read More


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Third Annual Trans Law Institute, and the Fifty Top Trans Law Developments

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | August 29, 2012 | 3:30 PM | comments

The third annual Trans Law Institute was held last week at Lavender Law, and I presented my annual "Fifty Top Developments In Trans Law" Read More


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Is Geoff Kors' New Job at NCLR a Movement Game-Changer?

Filed by Karen Ocamb | August 29, 2012 | 2:30 PM | comments

The National Center for Lesbian Rights may be one of the most effective national LGBT movement organizations few people have heard of.Read More


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Zenker's Extraordinary TransMontana [Review]

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | August 29, 2012 | 1:45 PM | comments

The book cover says it all. It portrays the author standing on a granite boulder, against a background of alpine meadow and Montana timber, with her hair blowing in the wind and her arms raised in victory. Read More


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GOP Convention Shows the Danger of a Weak Romney

Filed by Waymon Hudson | August 29, 2012 | 12:30 PM | comments

Elevating once fringe figures with extreme views highlights what the Republican Party of 2012 has truly become - a party taken over by far-right zealots who distract with tax and deficit talk as they seek to legislate their own narrow definition of "morality."Read More


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UPDATED: GOP Convention Attendees Ejected for Racist Attack

Filed by Bil Browning | August 29, 2012 | 11:30 AM | comments

Here's your WTF moment of the day - although I'm sure it's not going to come as a big surprise.Read More


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Treason Edition [What You Need to Know]

Filed by Rodrigo Ugarte | August 29, 2012 | 10:00 AM | comments

A group of soldiers plot to commit treason and it's barely covered. And, when it is mentioned, treason is overlooked. Why are we not paying closer attention to this issue? This and more news you need to know! Read More


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Maddow Rips Into Christie's Speech

Filed by Rodrigo Ugarte | August 29, 2012 | 9:30 AM | comments

Chris Christie would much rather talk about himself than Mitt Romney even though it's Mitt's night. Rachel Maddow highlights how flawed Christie's speech was. Read More


Speaking Truth About Hipster Racism

Filed by Rodrigo Ugarte | August 29, 2012 | 9:00 AM | comments

Hipster racism exists but it's never called out. Now two young women of color speak the truth of hipster racism and how it affects them and their community. Read More