May 31, 2007

The beginning of the end

Filed by Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore | May 31, 2007 | 11:06 PM | comments

We knew it was the beginning of the end, but still it was the beginning. Most of us had recently escaped monstrous families of origin, we were scarred and broken and brutalized but determined to create something else, something we...Read More

I now pronounce you... okay, I don't know what to pronounce you.

Filed by Jen Jorczak | May 31, 2007 | 7:16 PM | comments

A month ago, I did something I thought I'd never do: get married. Here is a picture from the ceremony: That's Barb, on the left, then me, then Mother Nancy Ferriani of Trinity Episcopal. (Trinity is Barb's spiritual home, and...Read More

Yeah, go ahead, blame the gays

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 31, 2007 | 7:15 PM | comments

Bil posted Gossip vocalist Beth Ditto's statement on body image this morning, and it got me thinking abuot the prevalence of eating disorders among gay and bi men. According ot a study published in International Journal of Eating Disorders,...Read More

Guest post by HRC Regional Field Director Colin O'Dea

Filed by Guest Blogger | May 31, 2007 | 6:36 PM | comments

[EDITOR'S NOTE] The following is a guest post from Colin O'Dea, a Regional Field Director for the Human Rights Campaign. Colin was on hand for today's signing of the New Hampshire civil unions bill by Governor John Lynch. His compelling...Read More

Abandon all birth control, ye who enter Montana

Filed by Jen Jorczak | May 31, 2007 | 6:00 PM | comments

Seriously. There's a pharmacy in Great Falls, Montana, which now has an official policy to not dispense birth control at all, to anyone, ever. I can't tell you how ridiculous this is. The owners of the pharmacy say that birth...Read More

What's up with this?

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 31, 2007 | 2:59 PM | comments

I don't even know what kind of fear-mongering this is supposed to be. A video produced by those folks at The Jawa Report has been making its way around the conservative blogosphere. Let's just say that they don't like the...Read More

Poland pardons Tinky Winky

Filed by Bil Browning | May 31, 2007 | 1:41 PM | comments

Poor Tinky Winky can still carry his purse on Polish TV. Remember how government endorsed cultural watchdog Ewa Sowinska decried the children's television show earlier this week? Yeah, the Polish government was not amused. In fact, Ms. Sowinska's assistant got...Read More

Bush backs another homophobic nominee

Filed by Bil Browning | May 31, 2007 | 11:54 AM | comments

That darn Bush. He just can't stop himself. That seat on the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals is just crying for a racist homophobe to sit on the bench. First he nominates Charles Pickering (who even Republicans couldn't stomach!) and...Read More

How would you describe it?

Filed by Bil Browning | May 31, 2007 | 10:17 AM | comments

Do you remember the anti-marijuana PSA from MTV that I blogged about a while back? The one that showed three guys in a car smoking pot and suddenly the two guys from the front seat start kissing. Horrified, they pull...Read More

What have the Republicans accomplished?

Filed by Storm Bear | May 31, 2007 | 9:56 AM | comments

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Question of the Thursday

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 31, 2007 | 9:23 AM | comments

What did you want to be when you were growing up?...Read More

Oh, Stephen Bennett

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 31, 2007 | 7:57 AM | comments

Rather kooky and always enjoyable ex-gay-for-pay Stephen Bennett has come out with another rant - this time against Samuel David Cheney. You might remember him from when he pushed a YouTube white supremacist. Well, Mr. Concerned Woman doesn't like the...Read More


Coffee & Toast with Beth Ditto

Filed by Ed Team | May 31, 2007 | 6:47 AM | comments

"If there's anyone to blame for size zero, it's not women. Blame gay men who work in the fashion industry and want these women as dolls. Men don't know what it feels like to be a woman and be expected...Read More