December 14, 2007

"Queering Pippi Longstocking"

Filed by Gina de Vries | December 14, 2007 | 6:16 PM | comments

I came to work in pigtails and stripey knee-socks about a week ago. Without missing a beat, one of my co-workers said: "Oh my god, Gina, you're queering Pippi Longstocking! LOVE it!"...Read More

Queer music Friday - Culture Club

Filed by Alex Blaze | December 14, 2007 | 5:00 PM | comments

Here's the Culture Club's video for Karma Chameleon. It's pretty much how I imagine late nineteenth century Mississippi:...Read More

Bearforce 1

Filed by Serena Freewomyn | December 14, 2007 | 4:57 PM | comments

I just had to share this. I don't know whose idea it was to dress in pastels, but it works. Happy Friday ya'll!...Read More

Gay Ambassador Spills Shame on Condi Rice

Filed by Dustin Kight | December 14, 2007 | 4:11 PM | comments

This "just in" from The Washington Post: Openly gay, former U.S. ambassador to Romania, Michael E. Guest, resigned his post at the State Department in late November. Guest cited Condoleeza Rice's personal refusal to offer equal benefits to domestic partners,...Read More

The price of sex in St. Etienne

Filed by Alex Blaze | December 14, 2007 | 3:13 PM | comments

People from back home ask what exactly it is I do out here in France. I'm an elementary school English teaching assistant. A job that I've never heard of in America is actually quite common here - there's one in...Read More

Coming Out Conundrums

Filed by Fannie Fierce | December 14, 2007 | 2:22 PM | comments

Dear Fannie, I'm a 20 year old gay college student. I came out very recently and have just started telling my closest friends. With the holidays coming up, I'm slotted to go home in a few days. I want...Read More

The Crime of Mental Illness

Filed by Terrance Heath | December 14, 2007 | 2:00 PM | comments

Mental illness isn't a crime, but the way we treat — or don't treat — the mentally ill is. Or should be. I wrote earlier that the Hillary's hostage taker was ordered to undergo evaluation, which led me to make...Read More

A bully is a coward turned inside out

Filed by Bil Browning | December 14, 2007 | 1:15 PM | comments

While I don't usually post personal items here on the blog, I'm really proud of our daughter and I wanted to share it with you. Now that she's a little older, I'm also going to drop my prohibition of printing...Read More

Designing 2008

Filed by Michele O'Mara | December 14, 2007 | 1:01 PM | comments

New Year's Resolutions remind me of "swearing to tell the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth" while under oath in court. Do you suppose that people who lie every day of their lives are going to actually...Read More

New Armani Exchange Underwear Model Chosen

Filed by Michael Crawford | December 14, 2007 | 12:30 PM | comments

I am posting these photos of the final three contestants in the nationwide Armani Exchange underwear model search for purely artistic reasons. It has nothing to do with there being hot guys stripped down to their undies. Nothing at all....Read More

WTB: High School Musical 3 SPOILER! Fall Out Boy Likes CAKE!

Filed by Michael Buckley | December 14, 2007 | 12:03 PM | comments

Video Description: Told you it was random! Grammy nominations! Amy Winehouse- MESS! Madonna- Bad Mother?! Christina Aguliera- Fat Mother?! HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL 3- DON'T WORRY ASH IS FINE AND HER NEW NOSE IS HOT! Stay tuned for random talk...Read More

Send positive thoughts

Filed by Bil Browning | December 14, 2007 | 10:22 AM | comments

What's with the spate of health problems lately? Please take a moment out of your busy day and send some positive energy into the cosmos for some of our friends. A handful of our contributors are currently having health crises....Read More

Al Gore is the Kwisatz Haderach

Filed by Storm Bear | December 14, 2007 | 10:08 AM | comments

click to enlarge Frequent readers of TCD will know I have made a few references to Frank Herbert's Dune series - maybe some of the best science fiction ever written. What I can't escape is the close allegories between...Read More

Jake's fine

Filed by Sara Whitman | December 14, 2007 | 10:00 AM | comments

Jake's just being Jake. Labs back and all is well... Thank you for all the good wishes. Now let's see if he makes it through today because I almost killed him and his brothers this morning....Read More

End of year open thread

Filed by Alex Blaze | December 14, 2007 | 8:13 AM | comments

I'm moving this up before I start to work on this over the weekend. I'm putting together a year-end list of the top LGBTQ stories. The ENDA split, Larry Craig's escapades, civil unions in New Jersey, Ann Coulter's "faggot" comment,...Read More

Your religion is stupid

Filed by Alex Blaze | December 14, 2007 | 7:57 AM | comments

The latest dig at Romney's religion came from Mike Huckabee (of course), as reported by the NY Times: Romney, a Mormon, had promised that he would be addressing the subject of his religion a few days later. I asked Huckabee,...Read More

YGST: *swoons*

Filed by Bil Browning | December 14, 2007 | 7:35 AM | comments

Holy cow. French rugby player Julian Hans has to be one of the prettiest boys I've ever seen. Those eyes. That smile. *swoons*...Read More


Homotextual: Mary J. Blige

Filed by Ed Team | December 14, 2007 | 7:13 AM | comments

"I've heard a couple of guys say foul things, and those guys are not around me anymore. When they say things like that, I'm looking at them like, 'What makes you so scared? You don't know who you are?' I...Read More