October 30, 2007

ENDA Update: Where We Are Now

Filed by Rebecca Juro | October 30, 2007 | 4:42 PM | comments

Earlier today, the National Center for Transgender Equality released Executive Director Mara Kiesling's latest update on where we in the battle for an inclusive ENDA. I include her entire statement here for reasons I'll go into afterward: "There hasn't been...Read More

Obama/McClurkin flap miscellany

Filed by Alex Blaze | October 30, 2007 | 4:15 PM | comments

The editor of the local Carolinas queer publication Q-Notes, Matt Comer, is saying that the Obama campaign lied to him about what McClurkin would be doing at the rally this Sunday: In my role as a member of the media,...Read More

Obama tap dances around black LGBTQ issues

Filed by Rev Irene Monroe | October 30, 2007 | 3:37 PM | comments

When it was disclosed that “re-closeted” gospel singer Rev. Donnie McClurkin could be a liability for Barack Obama’s recent effort to lure South Carolina's black evangelical voters, Obama found himself between a rock and a hard place. So what did...Read More

Gay candidate blogs on ENDA

Filed by Alex Blaze | October 30, 2007 | 2:11 PM | comments

Over at Kos, Jared Polis, the openly gay Democratic candidate for Colorado's second district, has a post up about an inclusive ENDA. Here's part: I am sick and tired of hearing our DC leaders say that an inclusive ENDA cannot...Read More


Filed by Alex Blaze | October 30, 2007 | 2:05 PM | comments

Go to Buckhollywood and guess what I am for Halloween! I am going to post a video over there tomorrow explaining! Also- I will have a different costume here tomorrow! Do you love it?!...Read More

Gender Therapists

Filed by Michele O'Mara | October 30, 2007 | 11:55 AM | comments

I'm 32 years old. I have lived my life, regrettably, as a male for all of my years so far - believing inside that what I really am is a woman. About a year ago, I sought counseling with a...Read More

The Goresque Statement

Filed by Storm Bear | October 30, 2007 | 10:48 AM | comments

click to enlarge A lot of bandwidth has been used for the phrase "Shermanesque Statement" in reference to Gore's plans about the 2008 Presidential race. Gore is not one of those guys who uses words in an unmeasured fashion....Read More

Indianapolis Star endorses Scott Keller

Filed by Bil Browning | October 30, 2007 | 10:00 AM | comments

This is how a campaign manager likes to start his day! The Indianapolis Star's editorial board has joined The Greater Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce, Metropolitan Indianapolis Board of Realtors, Indiana Fairness Network, the Hoosier Environmental Council, Firefighters’ Local 416 and...Read More

Plus ça change...

Filed by Alex Blaze | October 30, 2007 | 9:47 AM | comments

....plus c'est la même chose. The free French daily Metro had a story up about Cristina Fernández de Kirchner winning the Argentine presidency and becoming that country's first woman leader. Accompanying that story was this: It asks, "Which female politician...Read More

The Queer Perspective & Why It's So Damned Special

Filed by Guest Blogger | October 30, 2007 | 9:30 AM | comments

[EDITOR'S NOTE:] This guest post comes to us from Ray Jencar. Ray is a former teacher and current grad student at the University of Louisville. He hopes someday, like Socrates, to corrupt the minds of youth. Ray has guest posted...Read More


Homotextual: Johnny Carson

Filed by Ed Team | October 30, 2007 | 7:25 AM | comments

"The difference between love and lust is that lust never costs over two hundred dollars." -- Johnny Carson, American TV personality, who was famously married several times....Read More

YGST: From the "horrible gift ideas" department

Filed by Bil Browning | October 30, 2007 | 7:00 AM | comments

This has to be one of the worst ideas in human history, but I have to make it somehow "gay" related... Hmmm... This product is horribly awful, I honestly doubt anyone gay was involved in the idea. We'd obviously...Read More