Site News: March 2011

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Comment of the Week: Blobby

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | March 27, 2011 | 7:00 PM | comments

On Betty Greene Salwak's post Lobbying Against Indiana's Marriage Discrimination Amendment: Newbie Report, in which she reported on her conversation with Indiana Senator Scott Schneider: I did most of the talking: I'm straight, Christian, and I know that this amendment...Read More


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Comment of the Week: Brad Bailey

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | March 20, 2011 | 7:00 PM | comments

In Yasmin Nair's excellent post The Gay Gene Will Not Protect You, the central thesis of which is that, Lady Gaga's "Born This Way" notwithstanding, biology shouldn't be the determinant of anyone's right to live, have health care, gain citizenship,...Read More


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Reminder: Comment Moderation Policy

Filed by Bil Browning | March 16, 2011 | 4:00 PM | comments

We've had more moderated comments than usual lately, so it seems like a good time to remind everyone how they can avoid waiting for their comment to be published. If you don't have an account with us or include more...Read More


Comment of the Week: Darren Cohen

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | March 13, 2011 | 7:00 PM | comments

In Joe Mirabella's post on the horrendous events in Forrest City, Arkansas, in which 25-year-old trans-woman Marcal Camero Tye was found dead in Forrest City, Arkansas, after being shot and dragged by a car, Joe wrote about the apparently improper...Read More


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Roadtrip: Intern Jake Takes the Wheel

Filed by Bil Browning | March 10, 2011 | 6:00 PM | comments

Jerame and I are headed to San Francisco for the weekend. I'm convening a gathering of 30-some top LGBT bloggers, journalists, and newspaper editors to talk about major issues facing our community that currently don't get nearly the amount of...Read More


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Comment of the Week: John Gagnon

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | March 06, 2011 | 7:00 PM | comments

From Bil's post "Indiana's Jud McMillin: A Tale of Glass Houses & Rocks," about rising Republican star Indiana state representative Judson (Jud) McMillin, who is vice chair of the Judiciary committee that oversaw passage of a constitutional ban on same-sex...Read More