May 10, 2007

Guest post by HRC President Joe Solmonese

Filed by Joe Solmonese | May 10, 2007 | 7:26 PM | comments

[EDITOR'S NOTE] The following is a guest post by Human Rights Campaign President Joe Solmonese. HRC has been working for years on the federal hate crimes bill. Mr. Solmonese asked for the chance to respond to Congressmen Donnelly and Ellsworth's...Read More

Queer Canadians in India!

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 10, 2007 | 4:24 PM | comments

A Canadian gay diplomat and a Canadian lesbian diplomat aren't able to get immunity from India's sodomy law. From CNN-IBN:Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code, which came into effect 145 years back in 1862, bars sexual intercourse between same-sex...Read More

I left my heart in Portland, Oregon

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 10, 2007 | 12:10 PM | comments

Governor Ted Kulongoski of Oregon just signed into law two bills concerning LGBT people. One is a civil rights bill that adds sexual orientation and gender identity to the list of protected classes when it comes to public accomodation, housing,...Read More

Mike Gravel down with the same-sex love

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 10, 2007 | 11:43 AM | comments

And who can blame him? It's effin' awesome. PageOneQ has video of a Q&A session with former Alaska Senator Mike Gravel who's running for the Democratic nomination. He's OK with marriage equality, civil unions, whatever because he thinks all love...Read More

Giuliani spins, but Romney sprints

Filed by Jen Jorczak | May 10, 2007 | 9:50 AM | comments

To follow up on yesterday's post about Giuliani's past contributions to Planned Parenthood, it's now confirmed by the Romney campaign that Mitt's wife--not Mitt himself, mind you, but his wife Ann--made a $150 contribution to Planned Parenthood in 1994. Romney's...Read More

Question of the Thursday

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 10, 2007 | 9:06 AM | comments

What's wrong with the government? Seriously, what's wrong?...Read More

I'm a Nancy Boy!

Filed by Storm Bear | May 10, 2007 | 8:49 AM | comments

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Guest post by Congressman Brad Ellsworth

Filed by Guest Blogger | May 10, 2007 | 8:30 AM | comments

[EDITOR'S NOTE:] The following is a guest post by Congressman Brad Ellsworth. Representative Ellsworth recently voted against the federal hate crimes bill that passed the House of Representatives. Only fourteen democratic legislators voted against the bill; two were from Indiana....Read More

John Edwards likes it rough

Filed by Bil Browning | May 10, 2007 | 7:57 AM | comments

I was cleaning out some cobwebs around here and came across this video that I'd bookmarked to use on the blog months ago. It's from early February of this year, but it still made me laugh when I watched it...Read More


Coffee & Toast with Serena Turley

Filed by Ed Team | May 10, 2007 | 6:38 AM | comments

Seriously? Psychological distress? About what? Two men kissing? I'm a confirmed lesbian, but I find the idea of two dudes kissing HAWT! And I could watch Jake Gyllenhaal and Heath Ledger get it on all day. I'm disappointed that there...Read More


Coffee & Toast with Chris Rico

Filed by Ed Team | May 10, 2007 | 6:09 AM | comments

"I was choking on blood face down on the ground before I even realized what was happening to me. As I struggled to crawl to my feet, I was greeted by thunderous kicks to my ribs and my temple and...Read More