June 5, 2008

Why is EMILY's List endorsing anti-semitism, racism and homophobia?

Filed by Bil Browning | June 05, 2008 | 7:30 PM | comments

EMILY's List, known for funding female candidates for public office, has two main qualifications for getting their endorsement. You have to be female and you have to be pro-choice. The organization recently endorsed Nikki Tinker in her run for Congress...Read More

Some Birthday Reflections

Filed by Bruce Parker | June 05, 2008 | 7:00 PM | comments

I don't like my birthday. I have never enjoyed them much and probably never will. My family birthday's when I was younger were never very fun and celebrations and holidays were always hard times for my mother and I. As...Read More

Gays and lesbians should wed with their wallets.

Filed by Nina Smith | June 05, 2008 | 6:00 PM | comments

"Marriage is a great institution, but I'm not ready for an institution." - Mae West Recently, many of us in California had reason to celebrate as the State's Supreme Court ruled the ban here on gay marriage is unconstitutional. Since...Read More

About Bolthouse Farms

Filed by Alex Blaze | June 05, 2008 | 4:30 PM | comments

For the latest and most accurate information about Bolthouse Farms, read this updated article. William Bolthouse has just donated $100,000 dollars to the ballot initiative to amend California's constitution to ban same-sex marriage. He owns 43% of Bolthouse Farms, a...Read More

Bruce is 25+X Solve for X

Filed by Bil Browning | June 05, 2008 | 3:30 PM | comments

I won't say how old my good friend Bruce Parker is today, but if we express it as an Algebra equation, he can be any age he wants to be. This wouldn't be much of a difference actually. I've seen...Read More

He Sees Gay People

Filed by Kate Clinton | June 05, 2008 | 2:30 PM | comments

After my Memorial Day run at the Crown and Anchor in Ptown, I took a lovely local nine-seater CapeAir plane into Boston for the 27th Annual MA Bill of Rights dinner. The pilot was in training and kept reading the...Read More

LGBT Equality Congressional Caucus forms...

Filed by Alex Blaze | June 05, 2008 | 1:30 PM | comments

As H. Alexander Robinson posted last night, yesterday 52 members of the House came together to form an LGBT Equality Caucus. The full list is after the jump. It'll be headed up by Tammy Baldwin and Barney Frank. And while...Read More

Who isn't fired up?

Filed by Storm Bear | June 05, 2008 | 1:15 PM | comments

click to enlarge Everyone I know is fired up about Barack Obama and the highly improbable success of a black man named Hussein winning the Democratic primary. Not only will he be the first black US President, but he...Read More

Marriage Equality means Big Money for California

Filed by Waymon Hudson | June 05, 2008 | 12:30 PM | comments

In an interesting article in the San Francisco Chronicle (which I did a brief interview and quote for), another reason why the California Marriage Decision is good for the state was brought forward: money. In the article, "State sees economic...Read More

A Thank You Note to Senator Hillary Clinton

Filed by Bruce Parker | June 05, 2008 | 11:30 AM | comments

Hillary, When I was twelve, I spent a lot of time telling anyone who would listen that you were ranked as one of the 100 most influential lawyers in America before even marrying Bill. You had a career before becoming...Read More

Captain Kirk not invited to Sulu's wedding

Filed by Bil Browning | June 05, 2008 | 10:30 AM | comments

Actor George Takei's upcoming wedding will be short one Star Trek cast member. The actor who played Hikaru Sulu on the television series and movies told AP Radio this week that he wouldn't be inviting Captain Kirk. "We have only...Read More


Filed by Terrance Heath | June 05, 2008 | 9:30 AM | comments

I can only think of one moment in my memory that compares to this. It was when I stood in front of my television and watched the Berlin Wall come down, live on CNN. I'm not yet sure that another...Read More

Miley Cyrus Is Going Down! We're Coming too M&M Cru!

Filed by Michael Buckley | June 05, 2008 | 8:30 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch Miley knows our dancers are in it to win it!...Read More

So Much For My Happy Ending

Filed by Bruce Parker | June 05, 2008 | 8:30 AM | comments

Like every other queer man for miles and miles, I was tingling with anticipation for the release of the Sex and the City movie. I missed opening weekend because I was in Philadelphia for the Transgender Health Conference, but after...Read More


Charmaine Yoest, Sex and the City, and abstinence-only

Filed by Ed Team | June 05, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

"It's highly ironic this comes out right after the launch of the biggest movie of the season, which is 'Sex in the City.' The No. 1 movie that all teenage girls want to see right now is 'Sex in the...Read More

McCain's speech on Tuesday

Filed by Alex Blaze | June 05, 2008 | 6:00 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch OMG, you've gotta see this. This is about as bad as some of the bad high school speech rounds I judged back in the day - the slow and smarmy tone seasoned by a certain...Read More