July 24, 2007

Bring Back Carol

Filed by Steve Ralls | July 24, 2007 | 9:03 PM | comments

If Senator Barack Obama is successful in his bid for the presidency (and no, I'm not saying he's my candidate; he's not), former Senator Carol Moseley Braun should throw her hat in the ring to replace him in the United...Read More

R We Family?

Filed by Marti Abernathey | July 24, 2007 | 7:43 PM | comments

I've been home a little over a week from my vacation on the R Family Vacation summer cruise to the Bahamas. I've had a week to sit back and reflect on the trip. For those that don't know, R Family...Read More

Now the Republicans...

Filed by Michael Crawford | July 24, 2007 | 4:23 PM | comments

The CNN/YouTube Democratic Debate is now history and up next are the Republican presidential candidates. On September 17th, the Republicans will come together in a format similar to the ones the Democrats engaged in on July 23rd. The Democrats had...Read More

HRC/LOGO Pick Journalists for Forum

Filed by Karen Ocamb | July 24, 2007 | 3:46 PM | comments

After progressive (Pam Spaulding) and conservative (Andrew Sullivan, Chris Crain) bloggers fumed over the announcement that HRC and co-sponsor Logo selected HRC director Joe Solmonese and rock star Melissa Etheridge to serve as the sole panelists, HRC secured Margaret Carlson...Read More

Note: Separate still isn't equal

Filed by Bil Browning | July 24, 2007 | 1:04 PM | comments

Civil unions and domestic partnerships are taking a beating lately, aren't they? First UPS refuses to recognize New Jersey's civil unions as equal to marriage when it comes time to give insurance benefits to their same-sex employees. NJ Governor John...Read More

America Finally Spoke Up in Last Night’s Debate

Filed by H. Alexander Robinson | July 24, 2007 | 12:44 PM | comments

The everyday American finally had a chance to weigh in on the presidential race last night in the CNN/YouTube debate. The new age, techno-savvy format allowed videos from everyday citizens to play across a massive screen giving candidates only 1...Read More

Hate Crimes: A Wikipedia Project, Pt. 1

Filed by Terrance Heath | July 24, 2007 | 12:30 PM | comments

So the Senate vote on hate crimes has been put on hold after Senate Majority leader Harry Reid withdrew the defense authorization bill to which the hate crimes amendment was going to be added, after the Democrats failed to...Read More

Vitter’s Values or Crime & Punishment

Filed by Guest Blogger | July 24, 2007 | 9:56 AM | comments

(This guest post comes to us from Eric Marcus, an NYC-based author who wrote Making Gay History, Breaking the Surface, Is It A Choice?, and several other books on gay issues. He blogs at Up & Out. ~a.b.) David Vitter,...Read More

Enough is Enough

Filed by Michele O'Mara | July 24, 2007 | 9:22 AM | comments

How do I know when the relationship is more work than it's worth?...Read More

Victoria Beckham is MAJOR!

Filed by Michael Buckley | July 24, 2007 | 9:19 AM | comments

Victoria Beckham is MAJOR! David Who?!...Read More

Dick Cheney and the Deathly Hallows

Filed by Storm Bear | July 24, 2007 | 9:02 AM | comments

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The Return of Men as Art

Filed by Steve Ralls | July 24, 2007 | 8:41 AM | comments

Earlier this year, a friend and I decided to finally take the plunge and do something we had wanted to do for a long while: get a tattoo. And when I started to contemplate just what image or symbol I...Read More


Homotextual: Darrell Yates Rist

Filed by Ed Team | July 24, 2007 | 7:55 AM | comments

"Children learn antipathy for homosexuals at home: it's as right as love. If a boy finds out he isn't drawn to girls but rather falls in love with other boys, he's learned to hate himself. He knows he is a...Read More

Something for all of our families

Filed by Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore | July 24, 2007 | 6:30 AM | comments

Gay consumerism reaches a whole new level with the opening of a Whole Foods Market in the glittering new $20 million Chicago LGBT Center. A recent article in the Chicago Tribune (echoed by articles in the Advocate/Gay.com/Planet Out and Queerty)...Read More

YGST: Haffner/O'Reilly

Filed by Alex Blaze | July 24, 2007 | 6:09 AM | comments

Bill O'Reilly tells his guest that children can't remain children if they hear the word "uterus" - it'll just catapult them out of their innocence to know that such a thing exists. Thanks to contributor Jen for this one!...Read More