February 20, 2008

John McCain off the ballot in Indiana?

Filed by Bil Browning | February 20, 2008 | 11:25 PM | comments

Fellow Hoosier blogger Thomas Cook from Blue Indiana may have an effect on the presidential election. In Indiana a presidential candidate has to get 500 signatures from each congressional district to qualify for the ballot. Thomas did some quick checking...Read More

Black LGBT History Day 20: Jay Morrow

Filed by H. Alexander Robinson | February 20, 2008 | 2:25 PM | comments

"I most graciously received, I will graciously give" Jay Morrow, founder of Jamorr Entertainment was born in Durham, NC. She received her degree from North Carolina Central University. She began her work in the African American community with Delta Sigma...Read More

New Jersey Proves Civil Unions Don't Work

Filed by Michael Crawford | February 20, 2008 | 2:15 PM | comments

New Jersey has been of the state's at the forefront of the fight for marriage rights for same-sex couples. Much credit for that goes to Garden State Equality, a statewide organization fighting for GLBT civil rights. Jay Lassiter of Blue...Read More

The legitimate votes

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 20, 2008 | 2:03 PM | comments

Apparently, it's not just white women and black men who are dealing with identity politics in this presidential race: Working-class white men make up nearly one-quarter of the electorate, outnumbering African-American and Hispanic voters combined. As the Democratic primary race...Read More

Angry Brown Butch: "Hate Crimes Legislation Won't Help"

Filed by Jessica Hoffmann | February 20, 2008 | 1:25 PM | comments

Over at Angry Brown Butch (a blog well worth checking out, if you haven't already), Jack offers a queer, prison-abolitionist take on responses to the murders of Sanesha Stewart and Lawrence King. Jack writes, I cannot see how hate crimes...Read More

IN-07 debate tonight

Filed by Bil Browning | February 20, 2008 | 1:08 PM | comments

Indiana Equality and several national LGBT organizations have announced they will host a public forum featuring the three candidates running in the March 11, 2008 special election. The forum will take place at 7:00 PM tonight at Jesus Metropolitan Community...Read More

My first time

Filed by Bil Browning | February 20, 2008 | 1:00 PM | comments

Everyone remembers the first time they had sex. It sticks in your memory and can help shape future sexual desires and preferences. As I was scanning my photos into the computer, I found this one - the only one -...Read More

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NYC Condoms Encourages You to "Get Some"

Filed by Michael Crawford | February 20, 2008 | 12:01 PM | comments

We want to give away as many condoms as people will use because we're trying to make New York City an even safer place to have sex, and this is a powerful way to do it. That's how Monica...Read More

Child with Gay Dads Featured on Today Show

Filed by Dustin Kight | February 20, 2008 | 11:52 AM | comments

Henry, a young child with gay dads, talked about his life and his family on the Today Show recently. It's a great, honest piece. Check it out after the jump!...Read More

The Obama plagiarism flap and my unmatched sock

Filed by Don Sherfick | February 20, 2008 | 11:15 AM | comments

In the interest of full disclosure, I am an unabashed Barack Obama supporter, although I have not before this joined any of my fellow TBP contributors in announcing a preference in the current race. Having said that, I want to...Read More

Project launched to place LGBT professionals in the next presidential administration

Filed by Chuck Wolfe | February 20, 2008 | 10:15 AM | comments

The Gay & Lesbian Leadership Institute, along with partners including HRC, the Task Force and Stonewall Democrats, today launched a community-wide effort to make sure openly LGBT professionals have a shot at the thousands of presidential appointments that will fill...Read More

But she has momentum!

Filed by Storm Bear | February 20, 2008 | 9:54 AM | comments

click to enlarge No, I am not calling for Hillary to quit, I am not calling for Hillary to give it up and endorse Obama, but I would like her to show that, she too, can change course, change...Read More

Thanks for your concern about my children

Filed by Guest Blogger | February 20, 2008 | 8:14 AM | comments

[EDITOR'S NOTE:] This guest post comes to us from Reverend Andy Burnette. Andy, a native Hoosier, served as a minister in the Church of the Nazarene for six years and now serves the Unitarian Universalist Community Church in Danville, Indiana....Read More

When the Best Just Isn't Enough: Hillary Clinton

Filed by Bruce Parker | February 20, 2008 | 8:03 AM | comments

I have said it before and I will say it again, Barack Obama is pretty fucking impressive. I am not one of the folks who will critique him as being all style and no substance. On some level, when he...Read More

Charles Barkley on fake Christians

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 20, 2008 | 7:48 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch Charles Barkley takes on fake Christians and Wolf Blitzer....Read More

SEX on Big Brother! EWW! TALENT on American Idol! YAY!

Filed by Michael Buckley | February 20, 2008 | 7:47 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch YAY! Top 24 on Idol tonight - I am so excited! Sorry that my last video was on BB too - I didn't plan it this way - but so much happened! Do you love...Read More


The Wit & Wisdom of Jordan Eisenberg

Filed by Ed Team | February 20, 2008 | 7:11 AM | comments

"Let's buy some jeans, and then process some more!" --My friend Jordan, facetiously.... But isn't that just an L Word line waiting to happen?...Read More