May 16, 2007

Ohio to move closer to equality

Filed by Bil Browning | May 16, 2007 | 8:03 PM | comments

Fresh in off the tip line... Democratic Ohio Governor Ted Strickland will issue an executive order tomorrow protecting gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender state employees from discrimination. Ohio, like Indiana, does not have any laws protecting the LGBT community from...Read More


From the reader mailbag

Filed by Bil Browning | May 16, 2007 | 5:15 PM | comments

Today's e-mail brought in a few nice e-mails about the site. I thought I'd share a couple of them with the readers. If you want to send us e-mail about the site, tips on stories we should cover, compliments or...Read More

Cheney richer than Bush

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 16, 2007 | 2:46 PM | comments

From the Australian:US President George W. Bush held assets worth $7.5 million to $20M last year, but was eclipsed by his Vice President's wealth, financial records released today showed.[...] Mr Cheney reported assets valued at $21M to around $100M.Dick also...Read More

Civil rights speaker lost

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 16, 2007 | 12:08 PM | comments

Yolanda King, the oldest daughter of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., died last night at age 51. Jasmyne Cannick has written a short obituary. I did have the privilege years ago of seeing Yolanda King speak. She was...Read More

Phelps klan will march in Lynchburg

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 16, 2007 | 11:08 AM | comments

Well, when the Westpboro Baptist Church says that someone's going to burn in hell, you can't say that they don't follow through. The WBC will be protesting Falwell's death. From their press release: WBC to picket the funeral of Rev....Read More

Know or Love a Gender Variant Kid?

Filed by Bruce Parker | May 16, 2007 | 9:30 AM | comments

The Transgender Youth Family Advocate (TYFA) website includes a list of top ten tips for dealing with gender variant kids. Folks should check out all ten and the other neat resources available on the TYFA website. I am including below...Read More

Hump day question

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 16, 2007 | 9:00 AM | comments

Have you read any good books lately? What's your all-time favorite?...Read More

I don't think this is what the pigeons are really saying, do you?

Filed by Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore | May 16, 2007 | 8:19 AM | comments

From a ground-level office in downtown San Francisco. (Reposted from More

Jerry Falwell Is Dead (4 Strips!!!)

Filed by Storm Bear | May 16, 2007 | 7:30 AM | comments

click to enlarge When I heard the news, my head exploded with strip ideas. I couldn't decide which to do so I put them in a short series. One of the most hateful men in America is now dead....Read More

Some Thoughts on the Republican Debate on 5/15/2007

Filed by Bruce Parker | May 16, 2007 | 6:54 AM | comments

So last night around midnight I watched the Republican Presidential debate on the Fox News website. It alternated between scary and really hilarious. Instead of trying to post a deep analysis I am going to share one thought and then...Read More


Coffee & Toast with Reverend Jerry Falwell

Filed by Ed Team | May 16, 2007 | 6:22 AM | comments

"Civil rights for all Americans, black, white, red, yellow, the rich, poor, young, old, gay, straight, et cetera, is not a liberal or conservative value. It's an American value that I would think that we pretty much all agree on."...Read More