May 19, 2008


I'm beginning to feel like Kermit the Frog

Filed by Bil Browning | May 19, 2008 | 7:15 PM | comments

You know how on the Muppet Show Kermit would always stand in front of the curtain and say, "And now ladies and gentlemen, here is..."? They were always adding to their cast of characters too! (Which leads us to the...Read More

Engage a few more gears, Josh.

Filed by Bil Browning | May 19, 2008 | 6:45 PM | comments

Usually when I grind the gears in a car it's because I don't have the gear engaged. Now I'm not trying to say anything about Josh Gillespie, but maybe if he really thought about this, his gears wouldn't be grinding......Read More

Health care poll

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 19, 2008 | 6:00 PM | comments

I was going to post on this lesbian and gay health care item that's been making its way around: Nearly one in four gay and lesbian adults lack health insurance and are nearly twice as likely as their heterosexual counterparts...Read More

Clown Hall bigot eruption: gay rights vs democracy

Filed by Pam Spaulding | May 19, 2008 | 5:00 PM | comments

According to Town Hall columnist, racism apologist and author Dinesh D'Souza, the advancement of gay rights via the courts is undermining our democracy. I almost refrained from posting this asshattery, but I just couldn't after reading:...Read More

How Wrong Can a Court be When It Looks at Two Moms and a Child?

Filed by Nancy Polikoff | May 19, 2008 | 4:30 PM | comments

Very wrong, if it's the highest court in Maryland and they are considering same-sex couples raising children. Today the Maryland Court of Appeals ruled that, after the end of an 18 year relationship that included raising a five year old...Read More

Just wanted to show off for a minute...

Filed by Cathy Renna | May 19, 2008 | 4:00 PM | comments

Hey, any excuse to post a picture of me with Laura Flanders and Phil Donahue at the kick off for Laura's new show GRIT-TV....Read More

Bowing to fear, candidates ignore historic nature of CA decision

Filed by Lane Hudson | May 19, 2008 | 3:00 PM | comments

On Thursday, the California Supreme Court issued a historic ruling that overturned a law denying gays and lesbians equal access to civil marriage. For millions of people like me, it was a moving moment - a moment where we were...Read More

Idaho, the gift that keeps on giving

Filed by Mike Rogers | May 19, 2008 | 1:30 PM | comments

Just as we've come to accept that Larry Craig is not running for reelection, the good folks in Idaho come up with more news. Nick Langewis at PageOneQ wrote about a right winger in Idaho runing for office advocating separate...Read More

Give me a ring(er)

Filed by Bil Browning | May 19, 2008 | 12:15 PM | comments

An open thread topic for the day... What's your main ringtone? If you're like me and have different ringtones for different people, what's your standard old ringtone? (You can tell us what the others are too, if you'd like!) Ringtones...Read More

Feeling Left Out

Filed by Monica Roberts | May 19, 2008 | 11:00 AM | comments

Don't get me wrong, I was just as happy as many of you when the California Supreme Court came down on the side of justice Thursday. You have every right to be happy, excited, proud, party hearty or whatever emotion...Read More

People Are Paying Attention (to Barack Obama)

Filed by Dustin Kight | May 19, 2008 | 10:00 AM | comments

Some call it idol worship. I call it a rare opportunity in American politics to engage the disengaged in making their world a better place: Via the New York Times: 75,000 people gather for Obama rally in Oregon -- more...Read More


Filed by Mercedes Allen | May 19, 2008 | 8:30 AM | comments

Dr. Marshall Forstein, Chair of the Work Group on Practices Guidelines on HIV Psychiatry for the American Psychiatric Association (not to be confused with the American Psychological Association), has written a reply to the drive to have Drs. Kenneth Zucker...Read More


California marriage ruling's ramifications on Indiana

Filed by Ed Team | May 19, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Ladies and gentlemen, this California opinion could NOT have come at a worse time for the Democratic Party. It will have repercussions in every state legislature in America, and to the detriment of the Democratic Party. This is because Democrats...Read More

Owen Pallett covers Celine Dion

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 19, 2008 | 7:06 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch Some beginning of the week Owen Pallett: here's his cover of Celine Dion's "Power of Love." I love it when he sings that line "I am your lady, and you are my man."...Read More