August 31, 2007

Weekend open thread on dating

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 31, 2007 | 5:30 PM | comments

Here's a question for the weekend: What do you think about dating? R. and I were talking about how little we've each actually "dated", instead going to parties with guys or hanging out with other friends or, well, you know.......Read More

From Genghis Khan to the cult of the cut sleeves

Filed by Bil Browning | August 31, 2007 | 5:10 PM | comments

I stumbled across a story today that I found interesting and thought I'd share it with our readers. Researchers have reconstructed Genghis Khan's code of laws and found that homosexuality was punishable by death. Homosexual acts were punishable by death...Read More

Queer music Friday - Ani DiFranco

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 31, 2007 | 5:00 PM | comments

Remember back in the day when writing songs about bisexuality was the thing to do? You don't? That's probably because it never was. But Ani DiFranco wrote a great one here, "In or Out": And Ani, in her own words...Read More

Larry Craig might resign today, and why are Republicans calling for his resignation?

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 31, 2007 | 3:42 PM | comments

From CNN: Several well-placed GOP sources in Washington and Idaho have told CNN that embattled Republican Sen. Larry Craig is likely to resign soon, possibly as early as Friday. Sen. Larry Craig, shown here in a 2005 photograph, is facing...Read More

Iowa same-sex marriages stopped

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 31, 2007 | 3:34 PM | comments

At around 11 this morning, the judge who lifted the state ban on same-sex marriage stayed his ruling until the appeals process is over. Eight gay couples, who got their licenses approved in time, are, I'm assuming from what I've...Read More

Maine court OK's gay adoption

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 31, 2007 | 2:16 PM | comments

Same-sex couples in Maine can now co-adopt children, according to a ruling from the highest court in that state. From 365gay: "A joint adoption assures that in the event of either adoptive parent's death, the children's continued relationship with the...Read More

How To Dress Like a Ho!

Filed by Michael Buckley | August 31, 2007 | 1:10 PM | comments

Paris Hilton is a whole new person! Check out her new fashion line!...Read More

Fun with

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 31, 2007 | 12:35 PM | comments

As I went to check the headlines, I thought: Gay marriage in Ohio? I missed that headline! Of course, they're referencing this story from Iowa. This reminds me of that one story from Lorrie Moore, "Agnes of Iowa", where the...Read More

Coming Out (of Marriage)

Filed by Michele O'Mara | August 31, 2007 | 11:31 AM | comments

Today's Freebie Friday is a resource for married gay men and women. The decision to come out is painful, and not always the chosen or best solution given your situation. However, when it is, the following resource offers you some...Read More

I'm A Bitch, I'm A Lover

Filed by Marti Abernathey | August 31, 2007 | 9:49 AM | comments

Meredith Brooks once sang: I'm a bitch, I'm a lover I'm a child, I'm a mother I'm a sinner, I'm a saint I do not feel ashamed I'm your hell, I'm your dream I'm nothing in between You know, you...Read More

I no longer fear the Kucinich Revolution: Part 4

Filed by Storm Bear | August 31, 2007 | 9:47 AM | comments

click to enlarge In Parts One and Two, I discussed the support Kucinich has and the irrational fear also associated with electing Kucinich. In Part Three, I discussed Kucinich's time as Mayor of Cleveland and how the GOP slander...Read More


Three new contributors!

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 31, 2007 | 8:20 AM | comments

And we continue to grow. These three fabulous people will start as contributors next week: Nadine Smith is the executive director of Equality Florida and the former co-chair of the Federation of Statewide LGBT Advocacy Organizations. She is a nationally...Read More


Homotextual: Dennis Johnson

Filed by Ed Team | August 31, 2007 | 7:09 AM | comments

"This is a significant step forward in recognizing the constitutional rights of all Iowans, and it's an amazing day for same-sex couples and their families all across Iowa." -- Dennis Johnson, co-counsel for the plaintiffs in the Iowa lawsuit...Read More

YGST: Another Gay Movie

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 31, 2007 | 6:53 AM | comments

I thought you'd all like to start your weekend with the pool scene from Another Gay Movie. Enjoy!...Read More