November 13, 2007

Remembering Scott Hitt

Filed by Karen Ocamb | November 13, 2007 | 7:15 PM | comments

My first memory of R. Scott Hitt - the prominent AIDS doctor who passed away from colon cancer on Nov. 8 - was watching him work the room during a fundraiser for San Francisco District Attorney Arlo Smith. He...Read More

Love Tells the Truth

Filed by Bil Browning | November 13, 2007 | 6:45 PM | comments

Since I blogged yesterday about the positive thing I saw at the Love Won Out conference, today I’ll focus a little more on what I noticed that was, well, just f--ked up. Tomorrow I'll have an interview with ex-gay leader...Read More

The Task Force takes on Senatorial sexual policing

Filed by Alex Blaze | November 13, 2007 | 5:43 PM | comments

The Task Force sent a letter to Senators Boxer and Cornyn, chairs of the Senate ethics panel, to ask why they're investigating Larry Craig's indiscretions as an ethics violation and not David Vitter's. Both were Republicans, both admitted to sexual...Read More

Accuracy in media

Filed by Brynn Craffey | November 13, 2007 | 5:05 PM | comments

I don’t usually read the Advocate, online or otherwise, but an Irish friend alerted me to this article, saying. “It’s just pure laziness since, if they bothered to ask anyone in Ireland, they would know that the government has been...Read More

The Open Door Project: Calling All Unpublished Queer Writers

Filed by Eric Leven | November 13, 2007 | 4:52 PM | comments

Don Weise, a New York gay fiction book editor and his colleagues are launching the first ever Open Door writing competition. With world AIDS day around the corner, December 1st, this competition invites all non-published authors to write anything and...Read More

Egyptian ex-gay doc under fire

Filed by Alex Blaze | November 13, 2007 | 4:07 PM | comments

It seems like all aspects of American culture are being exported.... An Egyptian doctor opened up a clinic to treat gay men (and not for diseases, but for homosexuality) and has come under a lot of fire. His clinic is...Read More

A Letter To Our Gay Friends

Filed by Nadine Smith | November 13, 2007 | 12:19 PM | comments

I thought I should forward this letter on. Many of you may have already received it. If not, perhaps it is on its way. To: The Gay Community From: The Coalition Re: Your Status It pains me to write this...Read More

Why the troops will stay.

Filed by Storm Bear | November 13, 2007 | 11:08 AM | comments

click to enlarge We have heard it a million times, once the surge is successful, Bush tells us he will bring the troops home, "when the job is finished." So why are they still there? The Right Wing press...Read More

What Mormons Really Say About Gays

Filed by Serena Freewomyn | November 13, 2007 | 11:04 AM | comments

It's not easy for me to talk about the Mormon Church (aka "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints," aka the LDS Church) without coming across as angry. But I wanted to offer some additional information about the...Read More

Honoring LGBTQ Veterans

Filed by Serena Freewomyn | November 13, 2007 | 10:14 AM | comments

Yesterday I marched in the Phoenix Veteran’s Day Parade with Veterans for Peace. Started in 1985, the group is made up of veterans from all of the branches of the military who have served in various military conflicts. VFP’s float...Read More

My weekend with Rosie O'Donnell and Gloria Steinem

Filed by Cathy Renna | November 13, 2007 | 9:52 AM | comments

I wanted my first post to have a catchy headline so that folks would read it. And after spending last weekend working at a feminist conference, I thought a peek at this gathering through my eyes would be as good...Read More


Filed by Michele O'Mara | November 13, 2007 | 9:35 AM | comments

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A celebration of unconditional love and acceptance

Filed by Guest Blogger | November 13, 2007 | 8:20 AM | comments

[EDITOR'S NOTE:] This guest post was written by Marcia Neff. Marcia is one of those remarkable women who will change your life just by knowing her. She's also my PFLAG mom, so keep your language clean or she'll wash your...Read More

The Airport Couple: Homophobia Over the Loud-Speaker

Filed by Waymon Hudson | November 13, 2007 | 8:00 AM | comments

I was asked by a few people to relate the story of what happened to my partner and me this summer at the airport here in Fort Lauderdale. It was an eye-opening experience for both of us that helped push...Read More


Homotextual: j. brotherlove

Filed by Ed Team | November 13, 2007 | 7:15 AM | comments

“It’s extremely difficult to think of a good portrayal of a black gay character in film, and that is disturbing.” -- j. brotherlove, Atlanta-based LGBT social critic and Southern Voice columnist who blogs at More

YGST: Those pesky gay demons

Filed by Bil Browning | November 13, 2007 | 7:10 AM | comments

Notice how the first thing out of mom's mouth is "Get the hell outta my house!" Shoot, even the Love Won Out folks said that was an awful way of reacting. Geez. (Much love to Bloggernista for the find.)...Read More