December 13, 2007

I bet Jamie Kirchick is embarrassed now!

Filed by Alex Blaze | December 13, 2007 | 9:35 PM | comments

In The Advocate's quest to make Rudy seem pro-gay, they published this op-ed by James Kirchick about a week ago. I just noticed it again when I was on their site (I know, I know, it'll warp my fragile mind)....Read More

Susie Bright on Suze Orman

Filed by Nina Smith | December 13, 2007 | 7:18 PM | comments

Last summer, I met Susie Bright at a blogging conference where she was snarky, vocal, and loved the fact that there was a site dedicated to queer money. After participating in our Ten Money Questions series, we had an email...Read More

The Fight Is On and You Are In It

Filed by Nadine Smith | December 13, 2007 | 6:06 PM | comments

The far right now has the signatures... Another spiteful amendment is heading to the ballot. This time Florida will face a deceptively named and dangerous "Marriage Protection Amendment." They picked a fight in Florida in 2008 for one reason -...Read More

Just in Time for the Holidays: An Anti-Gay Amendment

Filed by Waymon Hudson | December 13, 2007 | 4:21 PM | comments

The ridiculously named group Florida4Marriage (a Karl Rovian name if I’ve ever heard one…) has announced that they have gathered the required 611,009 signatures needed to get the so-called “Marriage Protection Amendment” to the Florida Constitution on the November ‘08...Read More


Filed by Sara Whitman | December 13, 2007 | 3:21 PM | comments

It stops you in your tracks. All the whining, all the bullshit, all the drama suddenly seems so ridiculous when you’re in the car driving to a blood test for your kid. I know he’s going to be fine. Jake...Read More

The Mental Health of Gunmen

Filed by Terrance Heath | December 13, 2007 | 2:00 PM | comments

No sooner did I post about the Clinton hostage crisis than the Omaha mall shooting happened, and write away there were questions about the mental health of the gunman. "As the twig is bent, so grows the tree." A sign...Read More

Remembering Allan Berube

Filed by Steve Ralls | December 13, 2007 | 1:40 PM | comments

Windy City Times is reporting that gay historian Allan Berube, author of Coming Out Under Fire, has died. He was 61. Berube's history of lesbian and gay troops during World War II is considered one of the definitive works on...Read More

The start of something special?

Filed by Bil Browning | December 13, 2007 | 1:20 PM | comments

Just a quick note for those of you following along at home. The radio appearance went well this morning. For the first time since I've been appearing on these types of shows, all of the callers were against the marriage...Read More

60 Minutes with Darren Manzella

Filed by Steve Ralls | December 13, 2007 | 10:54 AM | comments

This Sunday, Army Sergeant Darren Manzella (pictured) will make history. Manzella, who is on duty today in Kuwait, will become the first active-duty, openly gay service member to speak, on camera, about life in the warzone under "Don't Ask, Don't...Read More

10 Things Gay Men Should Talk About with Their Doctors

Filed by Michael Crawford | December 13, 2007 | 10:42 AM | comments

Here is a list of ten key things that gay men should discuss with their doctors. Thanks to my friend and Bilerico newbie David Mariner for introducing me to this important information via his site Temenos. Vincent M. B. Silenzio,...Read More

Singles cause global warming, Part 2: a bad marriage is good for the environment

Filed by Yasmin Nair | December 13, 2007 | 9:21 AM | comments

My last post promised to look closely at a recent study by Jianguo Liu of Michigan State University (MSU), claiming to prove that divorce and singles-people households are bad for the environment. You can read it here. Let's put aside...Read More

On turning 69

Filed by Don Sherfick | December 13, 2007 | 9:00 AM | comments

Now I suspect that were I to put that uniquely notorious (often salacious) number in the "metadata" (key words on blogsites that direct people who are searching for something to better and faster access when they Google...or whatever they doogle)...Read More

YGST: 12 Days of Christmas

Filed by Bil Browning | December 13, 2007 | 7:35 AM | comments

Okay - so today starts the 12 days of Christmas. Do you have a hard of a time keeping it straight as I do? (pun not intended!) With all the leaping lords and laughing ladies it's hard to sort...Read More


Homotextual: Joseph Minton Amann and Tom Breuer

Filed by Ed Team | December 13, 2007 | 7:25 AM | comments

"You see, most Americans love this country and don't want radical change. This is a country of liberal ideals. We love that blacks and whites can live side by side, just as George and Weezie Jefferson lived across the hall...Read More