September 7, 2007

Weekend open thread

Filed by Alex Blaze | September 07, 2007 | 7:16 PM | comments

When I was around 12 my mother and father made me go to Tae Kwon Do to "toughen up". I suppose I may have been a bit of a pansy, but going to martial arts didn't butch me up. So...Read More

Queer music Friday - George Michael

Filed by Alex Blaze | September 07, 2007 | 5:00 PM | comments

This seemed appropriate for this past week. Here's George Michael's "Fast Love": And Georgie boy, in his own words, upon being caught having sex in a park: Are you gay? No? Then fuck off! This is my culture! I'm not...Read More

Rice queens and stereotypes

Filed by Fannie Fierce | September 07, 2007 | 4:09 PM | comments

Dear Fannie, I'm a 21 year old gay Asian male living in a big ol' gay city. I normally have (or like to think that I have) a decent moral compass and do not play with or lead guys...Read More

Do it for Joan, and for all of us

Filed by Guest Blogger | September 07, 2007 | 4:00 PM | comments

[EDITOR'S NOTE:] The following guest post is from Lee Carpenter, Legal Director for Equality Advocates Pennsylvania. She also supervises Equality Advocates' legal clinic, and acts as an adjunct clinical instructor to Temple Law students who each semester assist Equality Advocates'...Read More

Marriage passes legislature in California (again)

Filed by Alex Blaze | September 07, 2007 | 3:56 PM | comments

From 365gay: A second showdown between the California legislature and Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger looms following the passage Friday in the Senate of a second bill to allow same-sex couples to wed. The measure already has passed the Assembly and now...Read More

History Matters...

Filed by Rebecca Juro | September 07, 2007 | 12:15 PM | comments

And not just our own. I'd promised Bil that I'd post something a few days ago, but I never quite got around to it. I did have a good excuse, though. Not only that, but the reason I wasn't able...Read More

Saying the Shibboleths

Filed by Guest Blogger | September 07, 2007 | 10:46 AM | comments

[EDITOR'S NOTE:] The following is a guest post by Arthur Farnsley, Art is Executive Officer of the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion and a fellow of the Center for the Study of Religion and American Culture at Indiana...Read More

The Top (& Bottom) Gays Of You Tube!

Filed by Michael Buckley | September 07, 2007 | 10:24 AM | comments

William Sledd, Matthew Lush, Chris Crocker and Michael Buckley are four of the most popular channels on You Tube; they are also gay! For the first time, all four have teamed up to make a video to discuss their...Read More

Being for Civil Unions: how big of a deal is that? The POTUS and a Primer Part V

Filed by Don Sherfick | September 07, 2007 | 10:00 AM | comments

In early August six Democratic hopefuls for their party's presidential ("POTUS") nomination on an HRC/Logo forum prompted me to think about how much candidates really DON'T say when they talk about gay marriage and civil unions. Mike Gravel and Dennis...Read More

Kucinich: Bulletproof Monk

Filed by Storm Bear | September 07, 2007 | 9:41 AM | comments

click to enlarge This is Part 5 of the series "I No Longer Fear The Kucinich Revolution." Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 This strip isn't really about the mafia assassin that was sent to murder Kucinich,...Read More

Freebie Friday: Consciously Seeking Happiness

Filed by Michele O'Mara | September 07, 2007 | 9:04 AM | comments

This week's Freebie is all about happiness. If I could just give you happiness, I would. Though as you'll discover, I can't. It's something that you are entirely responsible for creating yourself. My hope is that by giving you these...Read More


My reign is officially over

Filed by Bil Browning | September 07, 2007 | 8:34 AM | comments

Well, my gig as a "celebrity" judge is over and what a sweet ego stroke it was... From this week's strips at LeftToonLane, I chose this strip as the winner. Congratulations to Brad Hawkins from MonkeyLaw! (Click to enlarge)...Read More


Homotextual: Jason Cianciotto

Filed by Ed Team | September 07, 2007 | 7:38 AM | comments

"Through his advocacy of ex-gay ministries, Kennedy called for the 'transformation' of LGBT Americans while ignoring scientific truths about the lack of efficacy and gross mental, physical and spiritual harm caused by so-called 'conversion therapy' programs. He used his media...Read More

The warm fuzzies

Filed by Bil Browning | September 07, 2007 | 7:26 AM | comments

I woke up to find this poll in my inbox. I thought it would make a good topic for discussion today... Gallup Ranks the 2008 Candidates According to a Feeling Thermometer Using a "feeling thermometer" to evaluate the major Republican...Read More

Fred Thompson wants to tell you something

Filed by Bil Browning | September 07, 2007 | 7:24 AM | comments

Best commentary on Fred Thompson's pre-announcement commercial goes to Melissa McEwan: I would provide a transcript, except I keep falling asleep every time I try to provide one. So here's a paraphrase: "Blah blah [head bob] blah blah blah...Read More