April 29, 2008

One Stop Candy Shop

Filed by Steve Ralls | April 29, 2008 | 11:00 PM | comments

Memo to Maureen Dowd: Sit. Down. Girlfriend. I've found Obama's street cred, and it's in Madonna's candy shop. Come on out to the dancefloor. After months of anguished waiting (tick, tock; tick, tock) the immaculate conception is among us: Her...Read More

GLAAD Media Awards in LA - Wow

Filed by Donna Rose | April 29, 2008 | 9:13 PM | comments

I have believed for a long time that the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) is one of the most important yet unsung cogs in the overall GLBT advocacy wheel. So much of our overall community effort, passion, money,...Read More

Married for health care

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 29, 2008 | 7:51 PM | comments

The LA Times reports that people marry for health care: WASHINGTON -- Some people marry for love, some for companionship, and others for status or money. Now comes another reason to get hitched: health insurance. In a poll released today,...Read More

Too Little, Too Late

Filed by Bruce Parker | April 29, 2008 | 5:48 PM | comments

My mother called me last night in an incredibly upbeat mood. She had just finished watching clips of Reverend Jeremiah Wright's latest statements. In a joking way she asked me if Hillary and Bill had paid Reverend Wright to get...Read More

Great Polling News for Carson and JLT; Presidential Race is a Push

Filed by Tyrion Lannister | April 29, 2008 | 3:02 PM | comments

From the IBJ, the Howey-Gauge poll shows wide margins for Andre Carson in IN-07 and Jill Long Thompson in the gubernatorial primary: Democratic presidential hopefuls Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton are locked in a virtual dead heat in Indiana, according...Read More

Black History: Sing your way to a Contraband Camp

Filed by Storm Bear | April 29, 2008 | 2:39 PM | comments

click to enlarge At the beginning of the war some Union commanders thought they were supposed to return escaped slaves to their masters. By 1862, when it became clear that this would be a long war, the question of...Read More

Hillary Clinton is a successful politician

Filed by Bil Browning | April 29, 2008 | 2:30 PM | comments

There are two basic rules for politics: Always book a room smaller than you need so it looks like the place is packed with supporters.Never attack your opponent when someone else will do it for you. iPhone users: Click to...Read More


Filed by Bil Browning | April 29, 2008 | 2:10 PM | comments

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Gay PDA? Call 911.

Filed by Waymon Hudson | April 29, 2008 | 1:30 PM | comments

20/20 recently did a segment on public displays of affection (PDAs) between same-sex couples as part of their "What would you do" series. While many on the gay blogosphere tried to see the good in the reactions of passerby's in...Read More

There are gays in Indiana?!

Filed by Jerame Davis | April 29, 2008 | 12:45 PM | comments

I'm such a NPR geek. When I get in the car, I always tune to our local NPR affiliate, WFYI. So how excited was I today when Bil and I went for our first interview with WFYI? (I think if...Read More

Woody Myers reaches out to LGBT community

Filed by Bil Browning | April 29, 2008 | 12:15 PM | comments

Congressional candidate Woody Myers will be holding a GLBT community reception at his campaign headquarters on Wednesday evening at 7pm. The office is located at 30 South Meridian Street. Topics for discussion include ENDA, the federal marriage amendment and Don't...Read More

Reviewing Elaine's Re-Invention Tour

Filed by Steve Ralls | April 29, 2008 | 12:00 PM | comments

As the nation pauses to celebrate the release of a new gift from her Madge-sty, another girl from Michigan is launching her own Re-Invention Tour . . . but with a decidedly less-thrilling tune. Elaine Donnelly, who gave up the...Read More

Obama's Chickens Have Come Home to Roost

Filed by Rev Irene Monroe | April 29, 2008 | 11:31 AM | comments

Religion plays too important of a role in today's theater of American politics. Given the collapsing of church and state since Bush came into office, how and where and why a presidential candidate worships or not, unfortunately, speaks to his...Read More

The Dollar Purple

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 29, 2008 | 10:31 AM | comments

I was reading that lengthy article in the NY Times about young gay couples who are getting married, but at about page 6 I wanted to jump out the window so I could run around the street screaming, so I...Read More

Alert: Dead gay man needs identified

Filed by Bil Browning | April 29, 2008 | 10:00 AM | comments

Do you know this man? If so, please contact the authorities at (317) 327-4744. Your help is needed immediately. If anyone knows this person Daniel McCoy age 36 gay white male, blonde hair about 5' 11 weighs 160lbs. He recently...Read More

Support San Diego Mayor Sanders!

Filed by Guest Blogger | April 29, 2008 | 9:00 AM | comments

Editors' note: Stampp Corbin works for the Mayor Sanders Reelection campaign and Nicole Murray-Ramirez is a San Diego City Commissioner. There is an opportunity for the LGBT community to show that we support those who support us. That opportunity is...Read More

SJR7 Revisited: Why Micah Clark Is Throwing His Own Legal Experts Under the Bus

Filed by Don Sherfick | April 29, 2008 | 9:00 AM | comments

There's a lively debate between me and the American Family Association's Micah Clark going on at Veritas Rex, the blogsite of the Indiana Family Institute. Micah started with the usual blather blaming the Democratic leadership in the Indiana House for...Read More


Is Indiana ready for change?

Filed by Ed Team | April 29, 2008 | 8:31 AM | comments

"This year will certainly turn out to be historic for the nation and the State of Indiana. Regardless of who wins the Democratic nomination for president, they will either be the first African-American nominee or the first female nominee. Also,...Read More

Harder faster stronger

Filed by Bil Browning | April 29, 2008 | 7:15 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch Holy mother of God, I've never wanted to be a cameraman so much in my life. (Hat tip to Jere.)...Read More