The Movement: April 2006

Kiser revisited or Here's a real "Word" for the wise...

Filed by Marla R. Stevens | April 27, 2006 | 8:43 AM | comments

Editor's Note: This post has been removed under threat of litigation by the Kiser campaign. We're a small independent blog that doesn't even sell ad space. We have no means to fight the litigation. While we're big believers in the...Read More


Erasing Race: The Persistent Denial of Whiteness in LGBT Organizing

Filed by Bruce Parker | April 26, 2006 | 7:06 PM | comments

More than a few times a month I sit around the table with leaders from the LGBT community of Indiana (of course most specifically Indianapolis). No one is surprised that the majority of people I sit with are, like me,...Read More


Family values

Filed by Ellen Andersen | April 23, 2006 | 9:37 AM | comments

I've just gotten done celebrating my birthday with my family. My almost-4-year-old daughter decided that I should have a treasure hunt for my presents, so she and my partner carefully hid them around the house and gleefully watched as I...Read More


Recognizing Our Families

Filed by Ellen Andersen | April 13, 2006 | 10:07 PM | comments

The Indiana Court of Appeals just issued a decision in a doozy of a case involving two lesbian mothers, the daughter they adopted, a judge who tried to subvert the adoption. Here's the background, courtesy of the Lambda Legal Defense...Read More


Transgender Agenda: Part I

Filed by Ed Team | April 10, 2006 | 7:10 PM | comments

With so much already written about the Gay Agenda that there is a special category in this blog dedicated to it, I thought I should give some voice to the Transgender Agenda. I will speak from personal and collective experiences...Read More


Too many Brokeback Mountains

Filed by Marla R. Stevens | April 06, 2006 | 10:06 AM | comments

On the Brokeback Mountain website, there's a place for people to write their own stories... I may be one of the few queers in America who hasn't seen Brokeback Mountain. I sense that it will take much courage and time to process and haven't had the luxury of time for that lately, especially as I've been dealing with the resurfacing in my life of the woman ... I lost at twenty-one to family prejudice, her internalized religious bigotry, and my fears of destroying the relationship by letting it grow where it should have ... until she ran into the arms of the first man who offered.Read More


I Believe I Lost It

Filed by Bil Browning | April 03, 2006 | 7:21 PM | comments

This was forwarded to me from a friend who has a gay son. I can certainly relate....... I believe I lost it. I believe I yelled JON CARROLL San Francisco Chronicle Monday, March 20, 2006 I believe I lost it....Read More