Living: November 2006

Rethinking Morality

Filed by Sheila S. Kennedy | November 29, 2006 | 9:36 AM | comments

Call me an optimist, but I think November's repudiation of Bush Administration policies was a sign that "the times they are achanging," and--even more significantly--a sign that Americans are beginning to recognize that "values" are considerably more complicated than ostentatious,...Read More


Well-Intentioned Alternative

Filed by Marla R. Stevens | November 27, 2006 | 2:04 PM | comments

Rev. Jeff Miner went on the road to provide an alternative to hate writes Timothy Kincaid in "An Alternative to Love Won Out" on Ex-Gay Watch. The comments to the piece are as edifying as the original post. I'm no...Read More


Thankful

Filed by Bil Browning | November 23, 2006 | 11:37 AM | comments

My annual list of things I'm thankful for. Feel free to leave your "thankfuls" in the comments. You know you've got some... 1. For the first time since we've been together (8 years), Jerame's parents have invited us to a...Read More


Help hone the blade

Filed by Bil Browning | November 20, 2006 | 9:09 PM | comments

I'm going to plug the American Values Alliance now. *grins* Art Farnsley, the Executive Director, just returned from a trip to Washington DC. He met with quite a prominent group of people and they talked about some things that would...Read More


ReachOut Service at St. Luke's Methodist Church

Filed by Annette Gross | November 20, 2006 | 1:42 PM | comments

My good friend Jane Cutler, who is doing so much to advance GLBT rights in our community, sent this to me and asked me to pass it on. St. Luke's ReachOut (their GBLT group) is holding a Christmas Service "Holiday...Read More


Things I really don't give a rat's a** about

Filed by Bil Browning | November 19, 2006 | 7:09 AM | comments

Not ranked. TomKat's wedding Brangelina's non-wedding Pat Bauer's really bad toup Daylight savings time Rudy's announcement...Read More


Elton John: Religion Creates "Hateful Lemmings"

Filed by Annette Gross | November 13, 2006 | 11:46 AM | comments

In an interview yesterday (November 12, 2006), Elton John remarked that organized religion fuels anti-gay discrimination. "I think religion has always tried to turn hatred toward gay people," John said in the Observer newspaper's Music Monthly Magazine. "Religion promotes the...Read More


Israelis Hold Gay Pride Rally in Jerusalem

Filed by Annette Gross | November 10, 2006 | 5:16 PM | comments

I read an article on-line about a gay pride event that was held in Jerusalem today. The event, which was supposed to have been a parade, was instead held behind fences in a stadium on the grounds of Hebrew University....Read More


Back pats...pat's back...but no time for complacency

Filed by Don Sherfick | November 08, 2006 | 8:01 AM | comments

Indiana, marriage,amendment, bauer, speaker, Democrats, BosmaRead More


Cock-a-doodle-doo! It's been a good night! Hee Haw!

Filed by Marla R. Stevens | November 08, 2006 | 3:28 AM | comments

2006 election update: Dems retake Indiana House, gay marriage loses strength as wedge issue, control of Congress flips, and more good news.Read More


On Conservative Judicial Activism and Election 2006

Filed by Chris Douglas | November 05, 2006 | 8:32 AM | comments

Under an earlier post by Bil Browning, there is a debate going on which speaks directly to a type of Judicial partisanship that should dishearten every Hoosier, let alone those who are its victims. A fundamental guarantee of Indiana's Constitutional...Read More


Being Queer at a Bridal Shower

Filed by Melissa Williams | November 04, 2006 | 8:44 PM | comments

Sigh....I just got back from a bridal shower that I couldn't really get out of attending. I NEVER feel comfortable at such gendered activities, and I literally had a knot in my throat the whole time. I tried to convince...Read More


Being Queer at a Bridal Shower

Filed by Melissa Williams | November 04, 2006 | 8:44 PM | comments

Sigh....I just got back from a bridal shower that I couldn't really get out of attending. I NEVER feel comfortable at such gendered activities, and I literally had a knot in my throat the whole time. I tried to convince...Read More