October 5, 2007

Tussling with the Right

Filed by Andrea Hildebran | October 05, 2007 | 11:35 PM | comments

There is a lively confrontation going on at Fannie’s Room over a satirical proposal recasting marriage laws in draconian ways for heterosexuals. Fannie sketches out some of the logical destinations of the right wing’s ridiculous arguments, specifically based on this...Read More

“Ugly Betty’s” Judith Light and Showtime Receive Outfest Legacy Awards

Filed by Karen Ocamb | October 05, 2007 | 8:38 PM | comments

Every now and then it’s imperative to stop, breathe and appreciate where we’ve been and how we got here. For those of us whose job it is to reconnoiter in the Culture Wars, constantly surveying enemy territory and the ramifications...Read More


Lordy, Lordy, look who's #40

Filed by Bil Browning | October 05, 2007 | 5:00 PM | comments

Just like shampoo for lazy people, this post is a 2 in 1. *grins* We usually introduce new contributors on Fridays and Alex also does a Queer Music Friday post. These two could work together as well as peanut butter...Read More

Attack of the Independent Breasts

Filed by Sara Whitman | October 05, 2007 | 4:10 PM | comments

Okay. Now I’ve seen it all. This is a headline for all headlines. “Heated bra aims to save the world” How can a bra save the world you ask? Filled with an eco-friendly gel that can be heated in the...Read More

Proposed Ban on Gay Adoptions in Arkansas

Filed by Michael Crawford | October 05, 2007 | 2:35 PM | comments

First they came to ban us from being able to marry the person of our choice. Now comes an attempt in Arkansas to pass a constitutional amendment to ban unmarried same-sex couples from being able to adopt children. LITTLE ROCK...Read More

No more corn dog erotica? Say it isn't so!

Filed by Bil Browning | October 05, 2007 | 1:05 PM | comments

There are very few things that actually surprise me anymore. But an "erotic corn dog eating contest" at the Iowa State Fair? Okay, I didn't expect that one. Now it looks like I may be too late to participate -...Read More

Big Boobs = Revenge?

Filed by Michael Buckley | October 05, 2007 | 12:30 PM | comments

Big boobs and crotch grabbing! Could this get any more random?!...Read More

HRC, Stonewall Democrats Launch Calls to Action

Filed by Michael Crawford | October 05, 2007 | 10:28 AM | comments

Both the Human Rights Campaign and the National Stonewall Democrats have launched national calls to actions to urge members of Congress to support an inclusive ENDA. HRC is the nation's largest political organization working for LGBT civil rights. Stonewall is...Read More

Larry Craig Vows to Finish Out His Term

Filed by Ellen Andersen | October 05, 2007 | 9:55 AM | comments

File this under: how can we miss you if you won't go away? Larry Craig has announced that he'll serve out the rest of his term in the Senate notwithstanding the fact that a Minnesota judge rejected his attempt to...Read More

Kucinich: A Monk On the Road From Burma

Filed by Storm Bear | October 05, 2007 | 9:49 AM | comments

click to enlarge With all the noise on mainstream media and fake rage from the White House over the slaughter in Burma, still we have only one candidate that has declared himself the peace candidate. Even in this time...Read More

Sexist Feminists!

Filed by Fannie Fierce | October 05, 2007 | 8:19 AM | comments

Dear Fannie, I'm a 19 year old college student. I'm a self-avowed feminist and activist. I'm emailing you with an issue I've been wrestling with. One of my best friends has recently decided to transition from male to female. While...Read More

The Everyday “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”

Filed by Waymon Hudson | October 05, 2007 | 8:05 AM | comments

My recent road trip across the country with my conservative sister really opened my eyes to how we can make a big difference in the way people view the LGBT community on an individual and everyday basis. You can see...Read More

Gay Affluence: fact, fiction, or somewhere in between?

Filed by Nina Smith | October 05, 2007 | 7:45 AM | comments

“Great minds discuss ideas; Average minds discuss events; Small minds discuss people.” – Eleanor Roosevelt On Saturday night this past summer, we went with friends to HRC’s Annual Orange County Federal Club Garden Party and this year it was at...Read More


Homotextual: Matt Foreman

Filed by Ed Team | October 05, 2007 | 7:45 AM | comments

“This is a defining and morally transformative moment for the LGBT community. Never before have we seen our movement so galvanized and so united in an effort to make sure no part of our community is left behind. This is...Read More

I promised sexy women!

Filed by Bil Browning | October 05, 2007 | 7:25 AM | comments

Last week I ran some eye candy for the boys and promised sexy women this week to make up for it. I find confidence extremely sexy, so here's my video choice. But I'll have to admit, I'm not too...Read More