May 1, 2008

These past 5 years have gone by so quickly...

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 01, 2008 | 10:00 PM | comments

Jessica reminded us that it's May Day today, and half the blogosphere reminded me that it's been 5 years since our Fratboy-in-Chief declared "Mission Accomplished" in Iraq. I don't think I have to go into an explanation of how wrong...Read More

The Supreme Court

Filed by Sara Whitman | May 01, 2008 | 6:10 PM | comments

As we wonder about whether or not Obama's charisma is running out, or if Clinton can in fact win regardless of how much ground she is making up right now, I want to remind everyone of something bigger than Obama...Read More

The Democratic Primary in 7 Minutes

Filed by Don Sherfick | May 01, 2008 | 5:30 PM | comments

(Hat tip to Andrew Sullivan)...Read More

Really, Fox News??

Filed by Waymon Hudson | May 01, 2008 | 4:15 PM | comments

It's no shock that Fox News is biased and crazy. I don't have the highest expectations for anything they do or say. I mean, they employ Bill O'Reily, Hannity, and those annoying idiots on the morning show... But this might...Read More

Happy May Day!

Filed by Jessica Hoffmann | May 01, 2008 | 3:10 PM | comments

Hope you're all out celebrating, agitating, and organizing on International Workers' Day. If you haven't yet figured out where on the streets to be, check out this list of actions for immigrant workers' rights courtesy of the Immigrant Solidarity Network....Read More

The Ridiculous Notion of Gay Privilege

Filed by Sara Whitman | May 01, 2008 | 2:00 PM | comments

Watching Tim Wise today has me wondering... how do we do the same thing in the LGBT community? How do we push hard against someone else, make someone smaller, less than in order to feel our privilege? ENDA, of course,...Read More

Lesbian Lindsay Lohan! CONFIRMED VIA FOOTWEAR!

Filed by Michael Buckley | May 01, 2008 | 1:26 PM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch COMMENT QUESTIONS FOR TODAY: 1. Do you think it's ok to socially drink after being in rehab?! 2. Is Lindsay a Lesbian? It's confirmed via her footwear! 3. What is your favorite 80's TV show?...Read More

Larry King, Jon Stewart and "is America ready for....?"

Filed by Ricci Levy | May 01, 2008 | 1:05 PM | comments

In Larry King's interview with Jon Stewart, Larry was asking him about the primaries. I didn't see the episode, but someone shared Jon's response with me and I thought I'd return the favor and share it here.... Larry asked Jon...Read More

Is same-sex marriage just for white people?

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 01, 2008 | 12:10 PM | comments

Earlier this week, I posted about the lengthy article in the NY Times Sunday magazine that profiled young, married gay couples in Massachusetts. The couples were all white and wealthy, and I took author Benoit Denizet-Lewis to task over that...Read More

Woody's Bad Medicine

Filed by Tyrion Lannister | May 01, 2008 | 11:40 AM | comments

Like most voters in IN-07, I'm frustrated by how long politicians have allowed our current health care crisis to fester. I wasn't very old at the time, but I remember how disappointed my parents were when President Clinton's health care...Read More

Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton on HIV/AIDS

Filed by Michael Crawford | May 01, 2008 | 11:05 AM | comments

The AIDS epidemic has received scant attention so far in the election cycle even in the gay media. Rather than pressing the candidates forcefully and directly about how they will advance GLBT issues if elected to the presidency, we have...Read More

My View of Mission Accomplished

Filed by Storm Bear | May 01, 2008 | 11:02 AM | comments

click to enlarge SPECIAL REQUEST FOR TCD FANS: The San Francisco Chronicle is pondering the addition of new cartoons for their paper - a process that seems to be initiated by Darren Bell, creator of Candorville (one of my...Read More

Talking Shop with Jennifer Bietsy of Top Chef

Filed by Serena Freewomyn | May 01, 2008 | 10:00 AM | comments

I knew blogging had its perks, but who knew I would get to talk to some really cool chefs as a result of writing for an LGBTQ blog? Yesterday I interviewed Zoi Antonitsas of Bravo's Top Chef. It was really...Read More

The real tragedy in the District 3 California State Senate election

Filed by Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore | May 01, 2008 | 9:00 AM | comments

I'm feeling a little bit silly about it, but I started crying on the bus while reading the San Francisco Bay Guardian's election endorsement in the race between Carole Migden and Mark Leno, two gay Democrats fighting for the State...Read More

Prince Harry's Chopper

Filed by Abigail Hannon | May 01, 2008 | 8:00 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch Prince Harry lands his big chopper right in his girlfriend's back yard! WOW! head over to to subscribe and hang....Read More


The benefit of being a super delegate

Filed by Ed Team | May 01, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

"These candidates should be allowed to run without the influence of the 1st formidable black presidential candidate backing the 'least qualified' candidate who is slated because of a 'dying declaration' from his grandmother to a group of hand-picked precinct committee...Read More

Tim Wise: On White Privilege

Filed by Bil Browning | May 01, 2008 | 7:00 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch Contributor Sara Whitman found this gem and says that it is "serious food for thought during this election time." I agree....Read More