Politics: August 2007

Larry Craig might resign today, and why are Republicans calling for his resignation?

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 31, 2007 | 3:42 PM | comments

From CNN: Several well-placed GOP sources in Washington and Idaho have told CNN that embattled Republican Sen. Larry Craig is likely to resign soon, possibly as early as Friday. Sen. Larry Craig, shown here in a 2005 photograph, is facing...Read More


Iowa same-sex marriages stopped

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 31, 2007 | 3:34 PM | comments

At around 11 this morning, the judge who lifted the state ban on same-sex marriage stayed his ruling until the appeals process is over. Eight gay couples, who got their licenses approved in time, are, I'm assuming from what I've...Read More


Maine court OK's gay adoption

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 31, 2007 | 2:16 PM | comments

Same-sex couples in Maine can now co-adopt children, according to a ruling from the highest court in that state. From 365gay: "A joint adoption assures that in the event of either adoptive parent's death, the children's continued relationship with the...Read More


I no longer fear the Kucinich Revolution: Part 4

Filed by Storm Bear | August 31, 2007 | 9:47 AM | comments

click to enlarge In Parts One and Two, I discussed the support Kucinich has and the irrational fear also associated with electing Kucinich. In Part Three, I discussed Kucinich's time as Mayor of Cleveland and how the GOP slander...Read More


Audio of Larry Craig's police interview

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 30, 2007 | 6:43 PM | comments

You can hear the tape of Larry Craig's police interview here. He says over and over that he disagrees with the officer's recounting of the events that took place but that he wouldn't fight them in court. Obviously, he was...Read More


Iowa court rules in favor of marriage equality

Filed by Bil Browning | August 30, 2007 | 6:13 PM | comments

A trial court in Iowa released a 63 page decision today that said same-sex couples must be allowed to marry based on the Iowa Constitution's guarantee of equal treatment under the law. This ruling overturns Iowa's Defense of Marriage law...Read More


Nuking Tehran - How do you say Ground Zero in Persian?

Filed by Storm Bear | August 30, 2007 | 10:14 AM | comments

click to enlarge When I was in high school, I was well educated in Soviet geography. Vladivostok, Novosibirsk and of course Moscow were all familiar places on the world map. Sadly, Americans seem to get the bulk of the...Read More


Is the GOP Anti-Gay?

Filed by Michael Crawford | August 30, 2007 | 8:41 AM | comments

In a post yesterday called Republicans, Gays And Larry Craig: Is The GOP Anti-Gay? Marc Ambinder makes the following statement: It's absurd to label every politician or person who opposes gay marriage and gays in the military as anti-gay. Many...Read More


Two Years Later: A Front-Page Plea for Help in New Orleans

Filed by Steve Ralls | August 29, 2007 | 2:38 PM | comments

In September 2005, just after Hurricane Katrina ravaged the Gulf Coast, I penned an op-ed in Gay City News about a close friend, Nicole Barbe, who is a New Orleans police officer. Nicole, who had been booted from the military...Read More


Tucker Carlson's Gay Panic

Filed by Terrance Heath | August 29, 2007 | 2:20 PM | comments

Note to self: If I ever run into Tucker Carlson in a D.C. area men's room, do not say "hello," nod in recognition, or even so much as smile at the S.O.B. OK. First the mere thought of Hillary...Read More


Larry Craig Innocent?

Filed by Sean Kosofsky | August 29, 2007 | 1:06 PM | comments

There has been a great deal of controversy recently around what the real issues are going on in the Larry Craig scandal. Hypocrisy. Is he really gay. Committing a crime while in office. Infidelity. And on and on. I just...Read More


Where's my Civil Defense Guide to Fallout?

Filed by Storm Bear | August 29, 2007 | 9:33 AM | comments

click to enlarge From Satan's Temple of Deceit: And Iran's active pursuit of technology that could lead to nuclear weapons threatens to put a region already known for instability and violence under the shadow of a nuclear holocaust. One...Read More


Where does Larry Craig go from here?

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 29, 2007 | 8:28 AM | comments

Well, that's the $64,000 question. In his press conference yesterday he implies that he's going to try to fight it: "In June, I overreacted and made a poor decision. While I was not involved in any inappropriate conduct at the...Read More


Larry Craig's public statement

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 28, 2007 | 7:43 PM | comments

First it's "I'm a powerful man, so I can't be arrested." Then it's "In contradiction to everything I built my career on, I'll accuse the police of forcing me to confess. Don't ever expect me to stand up for people...Read More


Senatorial Procedures at the Minneapolis Airport

Filed by Don Sherfick | August 28, 2007 | 7:23 PM | comments

To all of those reacting with unbridled vindication over the hypocrisy related to Idaho Senator Larry Craig's Minneapolis Airport stopover: Ethics Committee, don't waste your time. The embattled Senator was simply exercising his right to an old Senatorial prerogative: THE...Read More


Senator Craig: Guilty of Act? Guilty of Denial? Or Just Plain Guilty?

Filed by Sara Whitman | August 28, 2007 | 6:08 PM | comments

Someone better hire this guy a new political consultant because after he pled guilty to charges stemming from a game of footsies with an undercover officer, he pretty much sealed his own deal. I mean, what do you expect Senator?...Read More


'Don't Tell' Larry Craig, But He'd Have a Hard Time Serving Now

Filed by Steve Ralls | August 28, 2007 | 1:06 PM | comments

Shortly after pleading guilty to lewd conduct in an airport restroom, Senator Larry Craig sat down to pen a letter to a constituent about his ardent support for "Don't Ask, Don't Tell," the federal law that prevents LGBT Americans from...Read More


Indiana Republicans Duped on SJR7? Maybe We Owe Them An Apology

Filed by Don Sherfick | August 28, 2007 | 12:01 PM | comments

The Indiana Equality corner of September's WORD (for Indiana), out today, carries a piece I authored concerning the possibility that Eric Miller and other proponents of SJR7, the proposed "marriage amendment" to the Indiana constitution, may have put one over...Read More


Indiana Republicans Duped on SJR7? Maybe We Owe Them An Apology

Filed by Don Sherfick | August 28, 2007 | 12:01 PM | comments

The Indiana Equality corner of September's WORD (for Indiana), out today, carries a piece I authored concerning the possibility that Eric Miller and other proponents of SJR7, the proposed "marriage amendment" to the Indiana constitution, may have put one over...Read More


What else is there to say?

Filed by Bil Browning | August 28, 2007 | 10:47 AM | comments

I didn't cover the news of Alberto Gonzales's resignation yesterday since it wasn't specifically LGBT related (although, as Alex would remind us, just about anything is a queer issue!). We cover national politics quite a bit though, so today I...Read More


Gonzales and the Democratic Fear of Flying Monkeys

Filed by Storm Bear | August 28, 2007 | 10:03 AM | comments

click to enlarge When I was three years old, my parents let me watch the Wizard of Oz. A wholesome movie, right? Holy crap did it terrify me. I made my parents inspect the closet every night before bed...Read More


What we won't hear about Larry Craig

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 28, 2007 | 7:26 AM | comments

We're going to be hearing a lot about this situation for the next few days. It's interesting to think about this as a racial issue, since Larry has a race, he's white, and how it's probably going to be covered...Read More


Larry Craig's statement

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 27, 2007 | 10:43 PM | comments

Larry Craig's full response to being charged with lewd conduct and violating privacy: Idaho Senator Larry Craig made the following statement in response to the Roll Call story this afternoon: "At the time of this incident, I complained to the...Read More


What is it with Republican politicians and bathrooms?

Filed by Bil Browning | August 27, 2007 | 6:20 PM | comments

Kudos to contributor Mike Rogers who first outed Senator Larry Craig on BlogACTIVE last year. At the time the republican from Idaho denied everything. Today, Roll Call is reporting that the not-so-good Senator was busted in June trying to score...Read More


The CA AG's 2 arguments against same-sex marriage

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 27, 2007 | 4:39 PM | comments

From the Bay Area Review: In briefs filed with the state Supreme Court this summer two new legal arguments have emerged in the ongoing battle over same-sex marriage. San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera, in briefs filed August 17, is...Read More


Fear of gay blood

Filed by Guest Blogger | August 27, 2007 | 1:28 PM | comments

[EDITOR'S NOTE:] This guest post comes to us from anonymous blogger, Scott-O-Rama. Scott describes himself as "a late 30's-something GAY man in Phoenix, Arizona who has too many opinions and too much time on his hands, so I decided to...Read More


The Evolution of the Federal Marriage Amendment: The POTUS and A Primer Part III

Filed by Don Sherfick | August 27, 2007 | 11:00 AM | comments

In the first two posts on of marriage versus civil unions here, and here, I've talked a little about the fact that marriage is almost exclusively a state matter, and how the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) was enacted out...Read More


The Evolution of the Federal Marriage Amendment: The POTUS and A Primer Part III

Filed by Don Sherfick | August 27, 2007 | 11:00 AM | comments

In the first two posts on of marriage versus civil unions here, and here, I've talked a little about the fact that marriage is almost exclusively a state matter, and how the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) was enacted out...Read More


Going on the air

Filed by Bil Browning | August 27, 2007 | 10:00 AM | comments

I'm getting ready to go on air with Republican Indianapolis City-County Councilor Ike Randolph on WIBC News Talk Radio in Indianapolis. Ike screwed our community over during the fight for a human rights ordinance and I have proof. You won't...Read More


Gonzales gone, watch where you step.

Filed by Storm Bear | August 27, 2007 | 9:09 AM | comments

click to enlarge From CNN: Embattled U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales has resigned, senior administration officials told CNN Monday. President Bush will likely nominate Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff to the position, senior administration officials said. Clay Johnson, deputy...Read More


Ron Paul radio interview on homosexuality, sin and 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'

Filed by Pam Spaulding | August 25, 2007 | 2:55 PM | comments

GOP Presidential candidate Ron Paul sat down with "Recovering Republican" and former Constitution Party presidential candidate John Lofton to talk about abortion, gays in the military, and other hot button issues on Lofton's radio show, The American View. You can...Read More


Free to Preach Hate. For a Price.

Filed by Terrance Heath | August 25, 2007 | 1:14 PM | comments

I have Prometheus to thank for bringing to my attention this LA Times op-ed addressing the silliness of black ministers who claim that the hate crimes bill will stifle their freedom to preach anti-gay hatred from the pulpit. A...Read More


Another invitation accepted

Filed by Bil Browning | August 24, 2007 | 4:14 PM | comments

Just a quick note that I have agreed to appear on WIBC Newsradio 1070 in Indianapolis next Monday at 10am. This would normally be the Greg Garrison show, but Indianapolis republican City-County Councilor Ike Randolph will be guest hosting. Our...Read More


I no longer fear the Kucinich Revolution: Part 3

Filed by Storm Bear | August 24, 2007 | 9:00 AM | comments

click to enlarge In Parts One and Two, I discussed the support Kucinich has and the irrational fear also associated with electing Kucinich. Today, I want to focus on the secondary soundbite I have heard over the last few...Read More


The House isn't cooperating with the investigation of Mark Foley...

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 23, 2007 | 4:23 PM | comments

And they're saying they don't have to. From the AP: Florida's top police agency said Wednesday its investigation into former U.S. Rep. Mark Foley's lurid Internet communications with teenage boys has been hindered because neither Foley nor the House will...Read More


Apocalypse Maliki

Filed by Storm Bear | August 23, 2007 | 9:33 AM | comments

click to enlarge There has been a lot of pushback on the blogs and on mainstream news about Bush's VFW speech yesterday - the quagmire, the cut and runners, etc. But there are a couple of uncomfortable other things...Read More


The Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA): The POTUS and A Primer Part II

Filed by Don Sherfick | August 23, 2007 | 9:15 AM | comments

Last Tuesday I initiated a short series of articles intended to be a primer/refresher on the overall subject of marriage versus civil unions. I note that since then Bilerico fellow contributor Marla Stevens has weighed in with some comments about...Read More


The Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA): The POTUS and A Primer Part II

Filed by Don Sherfick | August 23, 2007 | 9:15 AM | comments

Last Tuesday I initiated a short series of articles intended to be a primer/refresher on the overall subject of marriage versus civil unions. I note that since then Bilerico fellow contributor Marla Stevens has weighed in with some comments about...Read More


Bush turning on Lugar?

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 23, 2007 | 6:47 AM | comments

I saw this on the TV yesterday afternoon: And then I saw this AP article later in the evening: Former White House aides are joining Republican fundraisers in bankrolling a $15 million, five-week advertising campaign putting pressure on lawmakers whose...Read More


More Naugle: Crazy entitlement to public space

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 22, 2007 | 4:48 PM | comments

Fort Lauderdale mayor James Naugle may have just picked up some friends, and boy does he need them now. The embattled mayor has been in the doghouse for trying to get $250,000 automatically opening public bathrooms installed to prevent a...Read More


The LGBT Hate Crimes Project

Filed by Terrance Heath | August 22, 2007 | 4:35 PM | comments

After some consideration, and discussions, I've come to the decision that I will add no further articles on LGBT hate crime victims to Wikipedia. When I started the Hate Crimes on Wikipedia project, it was because I'd noticed that...Read More


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New York City remembers a firefighter

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | August 22, 2007 | 3:46 PM | comments

A gay firefighter friend emailed me that one of the two firefighters who died the other day, fighting the blaze in the abandoned Deutsch Bank building near the WTC site, was Bobby Beddia, long-time supporter of FireFLAG/EMS. This extraordinary organization...Read More


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New York City remembers a firefighter

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | August 22, 2007 | 3:46 PM | comments

A gay firefighter friend emailed me that one of the two firefighters who died the other day, fighting the blaze in the abandoned Deutsch Bank building near the WTC site, was Bobby Beddia, long-time supporter of FireFLAG/EMS. This extraordinary organization...Read More


Know Thy Neighbor moves to Oregon

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 22, 2007 | 2:19 PM | comments

Remember how those people in Massachusetts started publishing the names and addresses of people who signed anti-gay ballot initiative petitions? Well, the idea has moved on over to Oregon. Two bills pending in that state - one to create domestic...Read More


Gov't Disappointed You're Not Kissing More

Filed by Steve Ralls | August 22, 2007 | 1:11 PM | comments

I love kissing. In fact, I was just telling my boyfriend the other night that it's one of my favorite pastimes to enjoy with him (who needs baseball?). And the government used to love that I loved kissing. In fact,...Read More


The evils fo sub-prime lending!

Filed by Storm Bear | August 22, 2007 | 11:55 AM | comments

click to enlarge One thing we really should take a look at while our government is spending itself silly is our part of the US National Debt. Roughly, with 200 million taxpayers, our debt is $50,000 per person. Most...Read More


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Pro gay marriage rally in small town Indiana

Filed by Bil Browning | August 22, 2007 | 10:10 AM | comments

Here in the Hoosier state we're known for being, shall we say, a little conservative. I've lived in a few different cities around the state, but one of my least favorite places that I've lived was Columbus. It's a small,...Read More


Civil Marriage & Political Giving: Tough Love

Filed by Marla R. Stevens | August 21, 2007 | 7:12 PM | comments

My money will go instead to funding Congressional and Statehouse candidates who already embrace me and my marriage as equal to them and theirs and who will not mince words about it ... I hope you are standing with me on this one. Frankly, simply being acknowledged as human should not be too much to demand and less than that should be too much to reward. Read More


Iranian lesbian faces deportation and death

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | August 21, 2007 | 1:15 PM | comments

I just sent the following email to UK human-rights activist Peter Tatchell in support of last-ditch efforts to save this 40-year-old lesbian from being deported to Iran. If she is sent back, Pegan Emambakhsh faces certain death for her "offenses"...Read More


Marriage vs. Civil Unions: The POTUS and A Primer Part I

Filed by Don Sherfick | August 21, 2007 | 1:00 PM | comments

The appearance earlier this month of six Democratic hopefuls for their party's presidential ("POTUS") nomination on a the HRC/Logo forum got me to thinking about how much candidates really DON'T say when they address the subject of gay marriage versus...Read More


Marriage vs. Civil Unions: The POTUS and A Primer Part I

Filed by Don Sherfick | August 21, 2007 | 1:00 PM | comments

The appearance earlier this month of six Democratic hopefuls for their party's presidential ("POTUS") nomination on a the HRC/Logo forum got me to thinking about how much candidates really DON'T say when they address the subject of gay marriage versus...Read More


Not-So-Haute in the Heartland

Filed by Steve Ralls | August 21, 2007 | 12:40 PM | comments

Former Senator Fred Thompson, in what is being billed as the political faux pas of the straw poll season, was reportedly seen wearing (gasp!) a pair of Gucci loafers during his recent visit to Iowa. Citing his shoes as perhaps...Read More


Indianapolis Star discovers the Aaron Hall murder

Filed by Bil Browning | August 21, 2007 | 12:26 PM | comments

After extensive coverage in the blogosphere, the Indianapolis Star has finally done a story on the horrific murder of Aaron Hall in Crothersville, Indiana. While some have attempted to label the gruesome killing a hate crime, I've resisted the urge...Read More


Another Day In Asheville

Filed by Storm Bear | August 21, 2007 | 9:28 AM | comments

click to enlarge Asheville is the closest North Carolina comes to San Francisco - the mountains, the culture, but that is where the similarities end. There is a very belligerent and ultra sanctimonious right wing in Asheville. Years ago,...Read More


Capitalism Smashed?

Filed by Steve Ralls | August 21, 2007 | 1:07 AM | comments

I've always taken a little offense to the stereotype that the LGBT community is somehow wealthier than the rest of America. Despite plenty of research to the contrary, there still exists a popular (mis)conception that we, as a community, have...Read More


Immigrants' Rights Activist Elvira Arellano Arrested in Los Angeles, Quickly Deported

Filed by Jessica Hoffmann | August 20, 2007 | 4:56 PM | comments

Elvira Arellano, a single mother and undocumented immigrant from Mexico who sought sanctuary in a Chicago church last year to stay with her U.S.-born son, was arrested in Los Angeles yesterday. She had left the Chicago church to begin a...Read More


Misplaced Priorities

Filed by Sheila S. Kennedy | August 20, 2007 | 11:53 AM | comments

It is hardly an exaggeration to describe the America we live in as deteriorating. From the failures of bridges and levees to the decline in America’s image abroad, from the fraying of our ability to engage in civil dialogue to...Read More


Tony Snow to resign

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 20, 2007 | 10:12 AM | comments

Fox News personality and former Rush Limbaugh Show guest host Tony Snow was hired by the Bush Administration in early 2006 as Press Secretary. After a great year and a half, Snow's stepping down, citing "financial pressures" ($168K/year just isn't...Read More


Fred Thompson Backtracking on Gay Marriage?

Filed by Michael Crawford | August 20, 2007 | 10:00 AM | comments

I wrote a couple of days ago about the CNN interview with possible Republican presidential candidate Fred Thompson in which he expressed support for amendments to the U.S. Constitution to ban same-sex marriage and abortion rights, which you can read...Read More


The Looting Of America

Filed by Storm Bear | August 20, 2007 | 8:41 AM | comments

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Have We Given Up on Ending AIDS?

Filed by H. Alexander Robinson | August 20, 2007 | 6:40 AM | comments

For all the history making and unprecedented coverage of the recent Human Rights Campaign Foundation/Logo Presidential Forum the event provided no new information about the Democratic candidates. I was disappointed by the relatively superficial focus on HIV/AIDS and it should...Read More


Fred Thompson's Not Down With the Gays

Filed by Michael Crawford | August 18, 2007 | 12:25 PM | comments

Fred Thompson, the Law and Order actor who is considering a run for the Republican presidential nomination, is not a fan of the gays. In fact, not only is he not a fan of the gays, he wants a amendment...Read More


Truth In Numbers, Hate Crimes Statistics

Filed by Marti Abernathey | August 18, 2007 | 9:11 AM | comments

From a recent report out of UCLA entitled: Comparison of Hate Crimes Rates Across Protected and Unprotected Groups ( by Rebecca Stotzer, Public Policy Research Fellow at the Williams Institute) Current proposed legislation would change certain existing federal hate crime...Read More


Rove: GOP mastermind or overstimulated lab rat?

Filed by Bil Browning | August 17, 2007 | 5:34 PM | comments

With Karl Rove's announced departure from the White House, stories have been written everywhere about how influential the little turd blossom has been in the Republican party. But when you look at a Gallup Poll released today, that image as...Read More


My Question for Mitt Romney

Filed by Michael Crawford | August 17, 2007 | 3:26 PM | comments

Now that the CNN/YouTube Republican presidential debate is on again, I have a question for Mitt Romney: Mr. Romney, if it's okay for your five sons to decide not to serve their country through military service, why is it not...Read More


Indianapolis: 12th largest city won't even crack the lavender ceiling

Filed by Bil Browning | August 17, 2007 | 1:07 PM | comments

Indianapolis is the 12th largest city in the United States, but you wouldn't know it from the way the LGBT community is treated. We had to scrape and fight to secure a human rights ordinance in 2005 that includes sexual...Read More


Hate Crimes on Wikipedia: Michael Sandy

Filed by Terrance Heath | August 17, 2007 | 11:30 AM | comments

You never know who you might meet. Or what they might do to you. That's what I thought when I wrote up Jason Gage's story. That's true of, well, everybody. But in many of the cases I've researched so...Read More


Isn't It Ironic, Don't You Think?

Filed by Marti Abernathey | August 17, 2007 | 10:01 AM | comments

During the HRC/LOGO Presidential Forum John Edwards was asked: MR. SOLOMONESE: Susan Stanton is in our audience tonight. She was, for 17 years, the city manager in Largo , Florida . She did her job well; she was respected and...Read More


The gay-bashing fundie caravan heads to Florida

Filed by Pam Spaulding | August 17, 2007 | 8:42 AM | comments

Oh boy, you folks down there in the Sunshine State better be prepared for the fundie invasion ahead. The best and brightest of the professional right-wing fundamentalist fearmongerer set are coming to "inform and empower involved Christian citizenship," according to...Read More


I no longer fear the Kucinich Revolution: Part 2

Filed by Storm Bear | August 17, 2007 | 8:13 AM | comments

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No Legal Opinion

Filed by Steve Ralls | August 16, 2007 | 8:48 PM | comments

Remember President Bush's botched nomination of Harriet Miers to the U.S. Supreme Court? (Bill Maher still refers to it as that time when Bush "tried to put the White House cleaning lady on the nation's highest court.") Well, now it...Read More


Rove's Reason. Repressed?

Filed by Terrance Heath | August 16, 2007 | 7:03 PM | comments

Jane says that Marcy says that any one of three different investigations could be behind Rove's sudden decision to step down. Admittedly, Rove' sudden resignation fits the pattern of Bush administration officials resigning two steps ahead of arrest, indictment,...Read More


Surviving Bush is not for Sissies

Filed by Sean Kosofsky | August 16, 2007 | 6:40 PM | comments

The end is near. Even though we still have another year and a half of George Bush (His Illigititude) the doors are closing on this administration. With this impending regime change, it is important to look back and reflect on...Read More


Surprise: Haters Hate Hate Crimes Bill

Filed by Michael Crawford | August 16, 2007 | 2:12 PM | comments

Cross posted at Bloggernista. The homo-haters at the American Family Association will stop at nothing to stop passage of a federal hate crimes bill that includes LGBT people. Now comes the claims that passage of the hate crimes bill will...Read More


Bill O'Reilly lied

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 16, 2007 | 1:19 PM | comments

Well, that kinda goes without saying. Those people who toil away at Media Matters have recorded another lie by Mr. Propagandist. He said that there's a poll that showed that most Americans would be less likely to vote for a...Read More


Flushing Away the Naugle

Filed by Michael Crawford | August 16, 2007 | 11:26 AM | comments

What is it with Florida politicians and their obsessions with public bathrooms? There was State Rep. Bob Allen offering cash and sexual favors to a (stocky and Black) undercover cop. Now we have Mayor Jim Naugle of Ft. Lauderdale wanting...Read More


Bill Richardson: not a man of science.

Filed by Storm Bear | August 16, 2007 | 8:55 AM | comments

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Too gay to be pregnant or erect

Filed by Jen Jorczak | August 15, 2007 | 8:55 PM | comments

Laura Parker at USA Today (which I don't read often, which is why these articles took so long to find me) posted 2 stories 2 weeks ago about the intersection of LGBT rights and reproductive rights, which of course, we've...Read More


Too gay to be pregnant or erect

Filed by Jen Jorczak | August 15, 2007 | 8:55 PM | comments

Laura Parker at USA Today (which I don't read often, which is why these articles took so long to find me) posted 2 stories 2 weeks ago about the intersection of LGBT rights and reproductive rights, which of course, we've...Read More


Too gay to be pregnant or erect

Filed by Jen Jorczak | August 15, 2007 | 8:55 PM | comments

Laura Parker at USA Today (which I don't read often, which is why these articles took so long to find me) posted 2 stories 2 weeks ago about the intersection of LGBT rights and reproductive rights, which of course, we've...Read More


Bill Richardson doesn't want to talk about the gays

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 15, 2007 | 3:50 PM | comments

Hell, I feel the same way sometimes, Bill. In an interview with the NY Daily News, he said: Richardson, who supports civil unions, was asked if he would veto a gay marriage bill because he believed in his heart that...Read More


Giuliani Flips So Far He Kisses Himself On His Ass

Filed by Ellen Andersen | August 15, 2007 | 3:15 PM | comments

There's been a lot of buzz here on The Bilerico Project and across the web about recent Logo/HRC presidential debate and the candidates' generally appalling efforts to distance themselves from the prospect of same-sex marriage, while generally embracing some form...Read More


New Jersey marriage Zogby poll

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 15, 2007 | 1:48 PM | comments

From Garden State Equality: By 63% to 31%, New Jersey voters say they’d be fine with the state legislature upgrading civil unions to marriage equality. By 72% to 21%, New Jersey voters say state legislators would be in no electoral...Read More


The question Bush can't answer.

Filed by Storm Bear | August 15, 2007 | 9:10 AM | comments

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In Support of ENDA

Filed by Guest Blogger | August 15, 2007 | 8:27 AM | comments

[EDITOR'S NOTE:] The following is a guest post by Barry Welsh. Barry is running against Republican Congressman Mike Pence in the 2008 elections. Rep Pence is an absolute embarrassment to his party and my state and consistently takes anti-gay positions....Read More


In Support of ENDA

Filed by Guest Blogger | August 15, 2007 | 8:27 AM | comments

[EDITOR'S NOTE:] The following is a guest post by Barry Welsh. Barry is running against Republican Congressman Mike Pence in the 2008 elections. Rep Pence is an absolute embarrassment to his party and my state and consistently takes anti-gay positions....Read More


In Support of ENDA

Filed by Guest Blogger | August 15, 2007 | 8:27 AM | comments

[EDITOR'S NOTE:] The following is a guest post by Barry Welsh. Barry is running against Republican Congressman Mike Pence in the 2008 elections. Rep Pence is an absolute embarrassment to his party and my state and consistently takes anti-gay positions....Read More


What Real Marines Do

Filed by Steve Ralls | August 15, 2007 | 8:24 AM | comments

Marine Corps Captain Joshua Gibbs started his career in the Corps in 1998 as a Reserve tank driver and has done two tours in Iraq. He’s a well-respected, highly decorated officer who has served our country well. And, he’s an...Read More


Hastert to Retire; Leaves legacy of enabling a sex predator

Filed by Lane Hudson | August 14, 2007 | 5:43 PM | comments

The networks have been announcing all day long that Hastert will not seek re-election in 2008. I say it's about damn time he left the House of Representatives. I haven't forgotten that the House Ethics Committee Report on the Foley...Read More


I never thought I'd say this, but: thank goodness for Al Sharpton.

Filed by Jen Jorczak | August 14, 2007 | 5:26 PM | comments

Thanks, Alex, for the heads-up from Drudge and WaPost: Don Imus will collect $20 million from CBS to settle his "termination dispute," and is already being courted by other networks. To which I can only say: Are you fucking kidding...Read More


Popping the question to the candidates

Filed by Rev Irene Monroe | August 14, 2007 | 4:36 PM | comments

If same-sex marriage was such a wedge issue in the 2004 presidential campaign, why is it seemingly the litmus test for the LGBTQ community’s support in the 2008 race? The marriage question was the repeated query during last week’s historic...Read More


Largest ever survey of gay and lesbian consumers in America

Filed by Guest Blogger | August 14, 2007 | 3:00 PM | comments

[EDITOR'S NOTE:] The following is a guest post by Tom Roth, President and Founder of Community Marketing. Tom and his team have developed a spectrum of products and services to skillfully lead the company’s clients to their goals. Tom is...Read More


Lawrence & The Madam

Filed by Steve Ralls | August 14, 2007 | 12:56 PM | comments

Summer in DC just isn't complete without a sizzling political sex scandal. This year, it came in the form of Louisiana Senator David Vitter, a Republican lawmaker who apparently had quite the affinity for high-priced call girls. Vitter, it turns...Read More


On Obama and marriage equality: a question continues

Filed by Don Sherfick | August 14, 2007 | 12:14 PM | comments

In the wake of the discussions pro and con over last week’s Logo/HRC event (I can’t call it a “debate” by any stretch) with six of the eight Democratic presidential hopefuls on LGBT issues, I’m in the process of putting...Read More


Romney's, like, insanely super rich

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 14, 2007 | 11:38 AM | comments

In case you didn't know already, Romney is so rich he could literally buy entire endangered species to eat with his breakfast and still have plenty of cash on hand to build a tower to heaven... and get there. From...Read More


You go to war with the body armor you have.

Filed by Storm Bear | August 14, 2007 | 8:17 AM | comments

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Barney Frank defends Bill Richardson

Filed by Bil Browning | August 13, 2007 | 5:34 PM | comments

Congressman Barney Franks has now weighed in on Bill Richardson's gaffe at the HRC/Logo Presidential Forum. The Representative released the following statement to The Bilerico Project today: "Governor Bill Richardson's apology for the mistake he made in saying that sexual...Read More


Chris Dodd answers HRC's questions

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 13, 2007 | 1:42 PM | comments

Chris Dodd said he would show up at the HRC/Logo Presidential Forum, was the first one to confirm, but then backed out at the last minute citing a "scheduling conflict". Mm-hmm. Well, he's trying to make up for it by...Read More


David Mixner calls out Hillary's DOMA answer

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 13, 2007 | 11:42 AM | comments

Remember how Hillary Clinton said that she'd only support repealing Section 3 of the DOMA at the HRC/Logo Presidential Forum last week and we got into a big discussion of whether Section 2 was necessary or not to satisfy those...Read More


Ding, dong the witch is dead

Filed by Candace Gingrich | August 13, 2007 | 11:23 AM | comments

Ding, dong the witch is dead. I heard my co-worker say it this morning and I agree. Karl Rove will be gone by month’s end – nowhere near soon enough, though. Because the damage has already been done to America...Read More


With Rove gone, how far will Cheney go?

Filed by Storm Bear | August 13, 2007 | 8:23 AM | comments

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Karl Rove is resigning!

Filed by Bil Browning | August 13, 2007 | 7:35 AM | comments

I'm running out the door to go to work, but I had to share the best news I've heard in a long time... Karl Rove is resigning! The Cryptkeeper won't be turning in his keys until the end of August,...Read More


"There Goes A Window"

Filed by Steve Ralls | August 12, 2007 | 3:32 PM | comments

Whatever happened to the right-wing's commitment to "love thy neighbor?" Just moments after he reiterated his support for same-sex marriage during the recent LOGO presidential forum, a window at the headquarters of Congressman Dennis Kucinich was smashed. According to the...Read More


The Visible Vote? Do they really support us?

Filed by Guest Blogger | August 11, 2007 | 2:17 PM | comments

[EDITOR'S NOTE:] The following is a guest post by Matt Hill Comer. Matt, 21, is a student & LGBT activist and youth advocate from North Carolina and has been active in local, state and national grassroots organizing. You can catch...Read More


Marriage: Not Just for the Wealthy and White

Filed by Michael Crawford | August 11, 2007 | 7:38 AM | comments

I really want to post this video because of the attitudes expressed by some in the progressive LGBT community that marriage is either of concern only to white gay men with money or is part of some grand scheme to...Read More


Gay Geeks: How technology trumped LGBT issues and presidential politics

Filed by Jerame Davis | August 10, 2007 | 5:00 PM | comments

I've said before that my two passions in life are politics (particularly LGBT flavored) and technology. Last night, there was a melding of those two passions that was unlike anything any of us have ever experienced. What was this magical...Read More


Final random thought on the presidential forum

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 10, 2007 | 3:21 PM | comments

OK, I did several in-depth posts this morning, and now I have a few things on my notepad that I can't fill a whole post with. After this, I'm done with this debate for today. (Queer music and maybe a...Read More


Debate link

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 10, 2007 | 2:01 PM | comments

I don't think we've given out the link yet, but if you want to watch the presidential forum in full, without having to wait for the buffering to catch up like last night or moving to a city that carries...Read More


I no longer fear the Kucinich Revolution.

Filed by Storm Bear | August 10, 2007 | 9:54 AM | comments

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Hillary Clinton and Section 3 of DOMA

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 10, 2007 | 6:51 AM | comments

In last night's HRC/Logo Presidential Forum, Hillary Clinton was the only candidate not to support the full repeal of the DOMA, but instead just Section 3. She said: And what we were able to do -- and I really give...Read More


Richardson's choice fumble... and his staffer's attempt at a save

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 10, 2007 | 6:11 AM | comments

Remember that comment Richardson made that implied that he thought homosexuality is a choice? How did it go.... It's a choice. Oh, yeah, that sounds about right. Well, anyway, his campaign is freaking out now. So much so that I...Read More


My new condo in Vegas...

Filed by Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore | August 10, 2007 | 3:41 AM | comments

That's right -- Vegas always does it better. No, really -- take a look at this -- so much sophistication, charm, personality, glamour and environmental responsibility... I'll see you there!...Read More


Presidential Forum on Marriage Equality

Filed by Marti Abernathey | August 10, 2007 | 1:06 AM | comments

It was billed as the "HRC Foundation and Logo Presidential Forum", but you could have just as easily called it the "HRC and Logo Presidential Forum on Marriage Equality". But it wasn't supposed to be that way. According to Donna...Read More


Clinton: Live from the HRC Candidates' Forum

Filed by Jessica Hoffmann | August 09, 2007 | 10:38 PM | comments

[Editor's note] Full transcript of Sen. Clinton's section, after the jump. (Hillary walks on, and there's a comment about her clothes...Can this become an old story? When? Start talking to Gov. Richardson about his suits or something.) Her stances on...Read More


Richardson: Live from the HRC Candidates' Forum

Filed by Jessica Hoffmann | August 09, 2007 | 10:25 PM | comments

[EDITOR'S NOTE:] Transcript of Gov. Richardson's section after the jump. (Note from the press room:) All the journalists are laughing and smirking too ... no one appreciates evasion. Personally, I'm drifting -- the combination of this one-after-another format, cold medicine,...Read More


Gravel: Live from the HRC Candidates' Forum

Filed by Jessica Hoffmann | August 09, 2007 | 10:04 PM | comments

[EDITOR'S NOTE:] Transcript of Senator Gravel's section after the jump. -- Okay, Gravel, take on the prison-industrial complex and the war on drugs. Onward, onward ... now link that to the trouble with hate-crimes legislation ... maybe? -- Gravel didn't...Read More


Kucinich: Live from the HRC Candidates' Forum

Filed by Jessica Hoffmann | August 09, 2007 | 9:58 PM | comments

[EDITOR'S NOTE:] Transcript of Rep. Kucinich's section after the jump. Okay, sweet wingnut (and, really, I mean that in the best way), I may not have much hope for electoral politics, but I guess I'm a little glad that you...Read More


Edwards: Live from the HRC Candidates' Forum

Filed by Jessica Hoffmann | August 09, 2007 | 9:25 PM | comments

[EDITOR'S NOTE:] Transcript of Senator Edwards's section after the jump. [6:31] Sorry. I am an inexperienced live-blogger, and the adoption thing just flew by in my background while I was typing about class (but didn't she do the soundtrack to...Read More


Obama: Live from the HRC Candidates' Forum

Filed by Jessica Hoffmann | August 09, 2007 | 9:03 PM | comments

[EDITOR'S NOTE:] Transcript of Senator Obama's section after the jump. [6:20] I'm thinking I respect that he's talking about all this within the boundaries that we might care about his thoughts on it -- he might be in a position...Read More


The Forum Begins ... Any Minute

Filed by Jessica Hoffmann | August 09, 2007 | 9:00 PM | comments

Questions, while we wait: The CEO of MTV said in her pre-show comments that this moment "feels transforming"--and I just wonder in what sense assimilation/inclusion-into-dominant-structures can be considered transforming. I mean, it's something -- but transforming? Others have asked this...Read More


Okay, Now It's Really Starting

Filed by Jessica Hoffmann | August 09, 2007 | 8:59 PM | comments

Presidential candidates' answers to "the questions important to your lives, your families, and your future" -- that's what we'll be hearing tonight, according to Margaret Carlson. First candidate on his way ......Read More


Rudy has done the most to help gays?

Filed by Bil Browning | August 09, 2007 | 6:41 PM | comments

I found an intriguing article today that quotes TBP contributor Matt Foreman and I have to admit, I hope Matt will expand on his remarks here at Bilerico. Who would you consider the most gay friendly based on what they...Read More


Young Republican leader pleads guilty to rape

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 09, 2007 | 2:45 PM | comments

From the Cleveland Plain Dealer: The former head of the Michigan Federation of Young Republicans admitted today that he sexually abused a colleague during a national convention here last summer. Michael Flory, a 32-year-old attorney from Jackson, Mich., pleaded guilty...Read More


An open letter to straight America

Filed by Mike Rogers | August 09, 2007 | 12:37 PM | comments

"There on the hill outside of Juarez [Mexico], the taste of dust in my mouth, I found myself face to face with the latest manifestation of a virulent capitalism in which masses of humanity become pawns for massive profits...Read More


Ban the B-word?

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 09, 2007 | 12:28 PM | comments

The city of New York is thinking about a symbolic ban on the b-word [Note: Bitch, not bisexual], just like the one that they did for the n-word last year. From the NY Times: The term is hateful and deeply...Read More


Obama announces LGBT leadership council

Filed by Bil Browning | August 09, 2007 | 10:42 AM | comments

Barack Obama's campaign announced the formation of his "National LGBT Leadership Council" today in a press release sent to The Bilerico Project. The group will be organizing house parties to watch the HRC/Logo debates tonight on television. Also new is...Read More


Slapped Around Over Cynthia McKinney

Filed by Steve Ralls | August 09, 2007 | 10:36 AM | comments

Freedom of speech is dead. After I recently posted about former Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney’s potential Green Party presidential run, Alex decided to cross-post the entry at a number of other sites, including Daily Kos. And while I braced myself for...Read More


Al Gore: Poll Teaser

Filed by Storm Bear | August 09, 2007 | 8:50 AM | comments

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Bush Doesn't Care About America

Filed by Marti Abernathey | August 08, 2007 | 8:19 PM | comments

When Kayne West said "George Bush doesn't care about black people!" , he was partly right. George Bush doesn't care about the majority of Americans or what they care about. From HRC's "Back Story" blog: It's really sad, but apparently...Read More


Gay and lesbian voter turnout is pretty high

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 08, 2007 | 3:36 PM | comments

From the LA Times: The study this spring by San Francisco-based Community Marketing Inc. found that an eye-popping 92.5% of gay men reported that they voted in the 2004 presidential race, and almost 84% said they cast ballots in the...Read More


Young Republican sex scandal

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 08, 2007 | 12:51 PM | comments

Amid allegations that he sexually assaulted another man, the chair of the Young Republicans National Federation and the Clark County, Indiana, GOP chair, Glenn Murphy, has stepped down from his position. He says it's all because he got this sweet...Read More


Will the HRC-Logo debate be a white queer public soliloquy?

Filed by Rev Irene Monroe | August 08, 2007 | 11:58 AM | comments

There has been a lot of talk with enthusiasm and optimism concerning the upcoming historic televised HRC-Logo Forum on issues important to America’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer voters. With a star-studded cast of 2008 Democratic presidential hopefuls like...Read More


Tough Enough for Will & Grace

Filed by Steve Ralls | August 08, 2007 | 8:24 AM | comments

"That sound you hear in Washington is the federal government shooting itself in the foot." So begins Congressman Gary Ackerman's op-ed in this morning's Newsday about the need to repeal "Don't Ask, Don't Tell." Ackerman, who recently took on Secretary...Read More


John Edwards was robbed!

Filed by Storm Bear | August 08, 2007 | 7:34 AM | comments

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Hillary's DOMA Dilemma

Filed by Lane Hudson | August 07, 2007 | 9:26 PM | comments

Here is a response that Hillary Clinton gave in response to a question posed by Paul Hogarth of BeyondChron: Secondly, DOMA, I believe that DOMA served a very important purpose. I was one of the architects in the strategy against...Read More


Strengthening Families

Filed by Terrance Heath | August 07, 2007 | 12:54 PM | comments

Some families. Some of the time. If you wonder why I questioned Nancy Pelosi on whether the Democrats' agenda item to "strengthen families" meant our families too, I invite you to read the story of Brett Conrad and Patrick...Read More


Giuliani's daughter backs Obama

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 07, 2007 | 11:29 AM | comments

Oh man: There's one vote that Rudy Giuliani definitely can't count on in his 2008 presidential bid: his own daughter's. According to the 17-year-old Caroline Giuliani's Facebook profile, she's supporting Barack Obama. On her profile, she designates her political views...Read More


Should you support the troops?

Filed by Storm Bear | August 07, 2007 | 8:28 AM | comments

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Even more voting fun

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 06, 2007 | 9:41 AM | comments

Last week Jeremy Bishop asked you all to vote for his question on same-sex marriage to be asked at the AFL-CIO presidential debate. Today the voting is closing, so make sure you head on over here if you want to...Read More


Jake Brown: The Man Who Fell To Earth

Filed by Storm Bear | August 06, 2007 | 9:22 AM | comments

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Chris Dodd pulls out of the HRC/Logo debate

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 06, 2007 | 9:16 AM | comments

Logo's reporting that Chris Dodd dropped out of the debate last Friday citing "scheduling conflicts". Of course, he was the first to accept the invitation, and Miss Manners had some pretty harsh words this past week for people who decline...Read More


Indy Star finally covers the real story

Filed by Jen Jorczak | August 06, 2007 | 8:40 AM | comments

Well, this morning the Indianapolis Star finally fills its readers in on the Conrad-Atkins court case, about the incapacitated gay man whose parents were keeping his partner of 25 years from seeing him. We and others in the blogosphere have...Read More


Busted Florida Republican state rep's "black gay panic" defense on soliciting charge

Filed by Pam Spaulding | August 06, 2007 | 6:30 AM | comments

Another Republican sexual hypocrite out of control. Florida State Representative Bob Allen (R-of course) is clearly shooting for worst defense of the year after being caught trolling for a same sex encounter. Earlier this month he was arrested at Veteran's...Read More


President McKinney?

Filed by Steve Ralls | August 05, 2007 | 3:15 PM | comments

Former Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney (D-GA), unfortunately now most frequently remembered for her scuffle with a Capitol police officer, is hinting that she may run for the presidency on the Green Party ticket in 2008. McKinney, who introduced articles of impeachment...Read More


Hate Crimes on Wikipedia: Eight Bullets

Filed by Terrance Heath | August 05, 2007 | 2:46 PM | comments

Uncontrollable rage. Like I said before, it seems to be a recurring theme in many of the stories. What interesting is that in some that rage doesn't seem to be triggered by much more than the mere existence of...Read More


Caught on Tape: Who's Blocking Gay Progress?

Filed by Michael Crawford | August 05, 2007 | 12:19 PM | comments

There has been much frustration in the LGBT community over the difficulty in passing LGBT civil rights legislation in Congress even with Democratic majorities in the House and Senate. That frustration is justified, but I think too often misdirected at...Read More


Hate Crimes on Wikipedia: The Panic Rooms, Pt. 3

Filed by Terrance Heath | August 04, 2007 | 9:29 PM | comments

Uncontrollable rage. It's probably a more appropriate term than "panic," since it seems to be at the core of the other stories in this series. Uncontrollable, murderous rage seems to have been a significant factor in the murders of...Read More


Experience, for a Change

Filed by Steve Ralls | August 04, 2007 | 1:47 PM | comments

The big debate of the day in the Democratic race for the White House seems to be over ‘experience’ vs. ‘change.’ After almost eight years of Bush Administration misadventures, there’s no question that voters are looking for new leadership. In...Read More


The Gay Angle at the YearlyKos Convention

Filed by Lane Hudson | August 04, 2007 | 11:10 AM | comments

I was asked by the organizers of the YearlyKos Convention to lead the LGBT Caucus at this week's meeting of progressive bloggers and activists. Although unsure of what this would entail, I was happy to accept the responsibility. The first...Read More


Hate Crimes Delay: Who to Hold Responsible?

Filed by Guest Blogger | August 03, 2007 | 10:30 AM | comments

[EDITOR'S NOTE:] The following is a guest post by Peter Rosenstein. Peter has worked for Congresswoman Bella Abzug, the Carter administration, and the White House Conference for the Handicapped Implementation Unit. In addition, Peter has been a member of the...Read More


Does Hillary know why Edwards is smiling?

Filed by Storm Bear | August 03, 2007 | 9:03 AM | comments

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Philly gay couple wins one of the rights of marriage

Filed by Bil Browning | August 03, 2007 | 8:14 AM | comments

One of the areas of married life that you don't see most folks talking about only comes into play when you're dealing with criminal law. Now, I'm no lawyer - and I don't play one on the internet - so...Read More


Kafka in the Old Guard

Filed by Steve Ralls | August 03, 2007 | 8:08 AM | comments

Reporter Julie Weisberg has a story up at PageOneQ about Chris Mastromarino, a member of the military's prestigious Old Guard, the unit which performs ceremonial duties for the president, guards the tomb of the unknowns and oversees military funerals for...Read More


Disney will save the world -- thank you, Disney!

Filed by Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore | August 03, 2007 | 6:19 AM | comments

Saltyfemme brought my attention to a piece of stunning journalism at Huffington Post -- isn't that supposed to be a "progressive" blog (or the progressive blog, according to some)? Anyway, "Corporate America: the New Gay Activists," this post by Kirk...Read More


More GOP code

Filed by Jen Jorczak | August 02, 2007 | 5:36 PM | comments

Over at Huffington Post, Christina Page has delved further into the coded messages used by the GOP Presidential candidates, this time decoding their thoughts on birth control: To layman's ears, it all sounded pretty standard: He wants to overturn Roe...Read More


Marriage is a labor issue

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 02, 2007 | 9:39 AM | comments

(This guest post comes to us from Jeremy Bishop, executive director of Pride at Work, the LGBTQueer AFL-CIO constituency group. Please take a moment to vote for his question so that it's asked at the AFL-CIO Presidential Debate. ~a.b.) This...Read More


America, it’s the new French!

Filed by Storm Bear | August 02, 2007 | 8:47 AM | comments

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OK, so Tyler Whitney wasn't hired by a gay pol

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 01, 2007 | 11:24 PM | comments

I posted Monday about how Dale Weighill, an independent running for mayor of Flint, had sent out a press release touting the hiring of Tyler Whitney, the gay former webmaster of the Tancredo campaign who was involved with a hate...Read More


We’ve come a long way to get to where we are today

Filed by Joe Solmonese | August 01, 2007 | 5:54 PM | comments

On May 3, the House of Representatives voted 237 to 180 in favor of the Local Law Enforcement Hate Crimes Prevention Act (H.R. 1592). This historic vote was the first time that a major piece of pro-gay legislation had an...Read More


Hate Crimes on Wikipedia: Michelle Ellis & Roxanne Abdill

Filed by Terrance Heath | August 01, 2007 | 3:30 PM | comments

The dual murder of Roxanne Ellis and Michelle Abdill is one of the stories I had in mind when I started this project. I think it's because it happened not long after I moved to Washington, D.C. I was...Read More


Hate Crimes on Wikipedia: The Panic Rooms, Pt 1.

Filed by Terrance Heath | August 01, 2007 | 11:11 AM | comments

I guess it was inevitable when I started this project that I would come across cases that would make me think about how easily, as a gay man, I could have found myself in the victims' shoes. I think...Read More


A Welcome Change of Pace

Filed by Steve Ralls | August 01, 2007 | 10:58 AM | comments

Admiral Michael Mullen, President Bush's nominee to replace General Peter Pace, the outgoing Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, told Senator Susan Collins (R-ME) yesterday that Congress not only can revisit the military's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" ban on...Read More


Gonzales, The Firewall

Filed by Storm Bear | August 01, 2007 | 9:11 AM | comments

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