October 11, 2007

Because unmarried women can't have children

Filed by Bil Browning | October 11, 2007 | 9:45 PM | comments

Sometimes we get the funniest press releases... Would any of our readers happen to know Swedish? You have to get it all in one take and it's a little long for the front page. Check it out after the jump....Read More

National Coming Out Day

Filed by Sara Whitman | October 11, 2007 | 8:45 PM | comments

Today is National Coming Out day. It’s a day when people who have been living in shame and confusion about who they are encouraged to take a bold step and say, I’m gay. Hi, Mom. I’m gay. Sounds great and...Read More


Filed by Bil Browning | October 11, 2007 | 4:35 PM | comments

With all the ENDA controversy, we can sure use some humor. This has to be the funniest Larry Craig mockery yet... Will bathroom stall jokes ever get old now? Hell, I hear his "wide stance" has entered the national lexicon......Read More

Happy National Coming Out Day, everyone

Filed by Alex Blaze | October 11, 2007 | 4:10 PM | comments

And I mean everyone. Including those boys here who don't feel comfortable in a skin tight Madonna T-shirt, whether or not you're anything like a virgin. Including those boys here who think they could never wear shorts. It could be...Read More

I'm Coming Out (Again)

Filed by Terrance Heath | October 11, 2007 | 3:37 PM | comments

You'd think I'd be done with coming out by now, and that on National Coming Out Day, I'd have nothing left to tell anyone. At this point, I think the only person I haven't told is Oprah. I will if...Read More

All of us, every one of us

Filed by Matt Foreman | October 11, 2007 | 1:15 PM | comments

At this critical moment in our efforts to pass an Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) that includes transgender people under its protections, it is important to recall just why so many of us believe that no one can be left behind....Read More

Britney Spears On Steroids?!

Filed by Michael Buckley | October 11, 2007 | 10:13 AM | comments

I HAD TO HAVE IT! Brit news- BLAH! But I make it fun! LOL Also- Marion Jones?! SAD! Stay tuned for OUT TAKES!...Read More

You've Done Nothing Wrong

Filed by Michele O'Mara | October 11, 2007 | 9:00 AM | comments

On Christmas Eve, 1988, I was home from college for winter break. Like every other Christmas Eve, I was gathering inspiration and ideas to begin my holiday shopping. Yes, begin. My mom turned to me and asked, "How are things...Read More

Being Queer Isn't a Secret Anymore

Filed by Guest Blogger | October 11, 2007 | 8:52 AM | comments

Editor's Note:This guest post comes to us from Julie R. Enszer. Julie is a writer and lesbian activist living in Maryland. She has been widely published in gay and lesbian publications and is a regular contributor to the Lambda Book...Read More

Paging Dr. Howard Dean

Filed by Michael Crawford | October 11, 2007 | 8:45 AM | comments

Democratic National Committee chair Howard Dean had this to say before the LGBT Caucus at the DNC winter meeting: I’m very comfortable going to Utah and explaining why you shouldn’t be fired if you happen to be a gay person,...Read More

Happy Coming OUT Day: My Story

Filed by Waymon Hudson | October 11, 2007 | 8:00 AM | comments

Looking back, it is hard to really pinpoint one single moment as when I came out. I grew up in a small farming community outside of Orlando, FL (the town name literally translates from Indian to “The Big Potato”… Yikes!)....Read More

Step right up and cast your vote

Filed by Bil Browning | October 11, 2007 | 7:45 AM | comments

[UPDATE:] I've moved this back up to the top since for those who missed it yesterday. You've got until midnight tonight to tell us what you'd prefer we call our community members. Poll closes at midnight! The results are running...Read More

Log Cabin Republicans take on Mitt Romney

Filed by Bil Browning | October 11, 2007 | 7:05 AM | comments

The Log Cabin Republicans take on Mitt Romney's record on LGBT rights...Read More


Homotextual: Kevin Naff

Filed by Ed Team | October 11, 2007 | 7:00 AM | comments

"The Blade broke the story last week that congressional Democrats didn’t have the votes to pass a trans-inclusive ENDA. Some of those Democrats have been telling the Blade and gay supporters on the Hill that they don’t understand ENDA and...Read More

Coming Out of Camouflage

Filed by Steve Ralls | October 11, 2007 | 6:00 AM | comments

As the LGBT community celebrates National Coming Out Day, a new generation of American military personnel are also coming out of the barracks room closet. More and more, proud lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender troops are serving openly to their...Read More