May 17, 2007

IDAHO today

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 17, 2007 | 4:15 PM | comments

Today's the International Day Against Homophobia (IDAHO). It's a good time to remember that despite all the work we've done here in the US, there are still so many countries throughout the world that pretend like they have the right...Read More

Colbert: The intolerant

Filed by Bil Browning | May 17, 2007 | 1:57 PM | comments

This has to be one of the funniest Stephen Colbert clips ever. This time Colbert takes on hate crimes legislation and President Bush's impending veto. In fact, it's so good that not only was I going to post it today,...Read More

Gallup Poll: Most Americans support hate crimes laws

Filed by Bil Browning | May 17, 2007 | 12:35 PM | comments

Today Gallup released a national poll that points out what we've been saying all along: the majority of Americans support the hate crimes legislation. The May 10-13 poll found that: 78% percent of Americans support federal hate crimes laws68% favor...Read More


Let's give them something to talk about

Filed by Bil Browning | May 17, 2007 | 12:30 PM | comments

In case you haven't heard, Melissa McEwan from Shakesville and I will be the first panelists for Blue Indiana's new podcast "Meet The Bloggers." The show will start at noon on Sunday, June 3rd. The show's format will begin with...Read More

I heart Christopher Hitchens

Filed by Jerame Davis | May 17, 2007 | 11:00 AM | comments

The atheist in me is just giddy over this interview between well-known British atheist and author Christopher Hitchens and everyone's favorite gay news anchor Anderson Cooper. Hitchens takes no prisoners in his critique of the late Rev. Jerry Falwell and...Read More

Ohio Guv protects state workers

Filed by Bil Browning | May 17, 2007 | 10:38 AM | comments

Just as predicted yesterday, Ohio's Democratic Governor Ted Strickland signed an executive order this morning protecting the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender state employees from discrimination. No one could be fired from or denied a state job on the basis...Read More

So enough about us, what about you?

Filed by Bil Browning | May 17, 2007 | 9:29 AM | comments

If you haven't done so already, please take this brief survey and tell us a little bit about yourself. All answers are anonymous, so don't worry about getting SPAM. In fact, no one will see any identifying information about you....Read More

A few questions about hate crimes legislation

Filed by Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore | May 17, 2007 | 9:05 AM | comments

Obviously, the US criminal "justice" system is racist, classist, homophobic and transphobic to the core (if you're not sure of this, just take a brief look at who is in prison, who gets the longest sentences, who ends up on...Read More

Question of the Thursday

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 17, 2007 | 9:01 AM | comments

Where are you right now religiously?...Read More

Elisabeth Hasslebeck on marriage

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 17, 2007 | 8:35 AM | comments

Conservative View gabber and Survivor Elisabeth Hasslebeck on same-sex marriage:...Read More

Templar John

Filed by Storm Bear | May 17, 2007 | 8:26 AM | comments

click to enlarge Once upon a time, Edwards hired some Anti-Vatican bloggers Please welcome Templar John....Read More


Coffee & Toast with Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Filed by Ed Team | May 17, 2007 | 6:04 AM | comments

"Talent develops itself in solitude; character in the stream of life." -- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe...Read More