October 24, 2007

Rick Santorum just won't go away

Filed by Alex Blaze | October 24, 2007 | 2:31 PM | comments

Editor and Publisher is reporting that Rick Santorum has started writing a column for the Philadelphia Inquirer. His first column is about terrorism: Santorum presses his case against Islamic extremism: 'There's a denial of this problem,' says the ex-senator. This...Read More

TWO GAY GUYS: Scary Halloween Edition

Filed by Brent Hartinger | October 24, 2007 | 1:36 PM | comments

Uh, this one's a little hard to describe. It's Halloween, and Michael and I have to fend off an attack by scary anti-gay media images? Oh, just watch it! Two Gay Guys at AfterElton.comUploaded by sarahwarn...Read More

Italians Do It Better

Filed by Steve Ralls | October 24, 2007 | 1:21 PM | comments

Yes, it's true: Italians do everything better. Take, for example, the latest ad campaign from Tuscany's regional government. It's tagline, Sexual Orientation Is Not A Choice, appears alongside a new-born infant with "Homosexual" written on its hospital wristband. Thousands of...Read More

Gay Recreation Leagues: Bringing the Community Together

Filed by Eric Leven | October 24, 2007 | 11:59 AM | comments

I took my first stab at joining a gay/gay friendly sport's group by signing up for NYC's Big Apple Dodgeball league. Big Apple Dodgeball is the first gay/gay friendly dodgeball league out there and I couldn't be happier to be...Read More

Iraqi Gay Safe Houses to Close

Filed by Waymon Hudson | October 24, 2007 | 10:43 AM | comments

At a time when billions are being spent in Iraq, a small group of Iraqi gay safe houses might have to close their doors due to lack of funding. LGBT Iraqis have increasingly faced violence from Shia death squads, especially...Read More

Kevin Naff puts it into words...

Filed by Mike Rogers | October 24, 2007 | 10:00 AM | comments

The current editor of the Washington Blade is a nice change from the right-winger Chris Crain who used to run the shop. Kevin wrote a great analysis of Craig's interview with Matt Lauer. Sadly, the irony of Craig’s predicament is...Read More

Al Gore’s Real Risk

Filed by Storm Bear | October 24, 2007 | 9:37 AM | comments

click to enlarge Dear Al Gore, Americans want you to run and we can be sooo annoying at times, I know. But I doubt any of us will shut up anytime soon - you know how we can be....Read More

McClurkin bobs and weaves, Team Obama scrambles as HRC lowers the boom

Filed by Pam Spaulding | October 24, 2007 | 9:06 AM | comments

The backpeddling begins... Gospel music superstar Donnie McClurkin says he was surprised to wake up Tuesday morning to a media firestorm.... McClurkin told The Associated Press on Monday that "sexuality, everything is a matter of choice." But on Tuesday he...Read More

I've been thinking about ex-gays

Filed by Bil Browning | October 24, 2007 | 8:45 AM | comments

Since I'll be going to the Love Won Out conference soon, I've been thinking about the mindset behind the ex-gay movement. I hope a lot of you will answer this poll honestly - and if you don't mind, leave a...Read More

YGST: Lance Bass

Filed by Michael Crawford | October 24, 2007 | 7:30 AM | comments

Lance Bass talks about coming out, being a member of N'Sync, growing up in a Southern Baptist and, of course, Justin Timberlake with ABC's Elizabeth Vargas....Read More

On the Obama-Donnie McClurkin Controversy

Filed by Michael Crawford | October 24, 2007 | 7:30 AM | comments

UPDATE: The National Black Justice Coalition sent a letter to the Obama campaign seeking a face-to-face meeting to discuss the controversy. The letter is at the bottom of this post. Senator Barack Obama released the following statement in the wake...Read More


Homotextual: JK Rowling

Filed by Ed Team | October 24, 2007 | 7:20 AM | comments

It has certainly never been news to me that a brave and brilliant man could love other men. --J.K. Rowling on the outing of Dumbledore...Read More

WTB: Leave Iggy Alone!

Filed by Alex Blaze | October 24, 2007 | 7:00 AM | comments

The real reason Ellen was so upset!...Read More

Some thoughts on feminism and faggotry

Filed by Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore | October 24, 2007 | 3:52 AM | comments

I'm fond of saying that most faggots wouldn't know feminism if you hit them over the head with it, but usually this isn't as funny as it sounds. So often it means that my sex life stays separate from my...Read More