June 11, 2008

Are you going to Indy Pride?

Filed by Bil Browning | June 11, 2008 | 6:15 PM | comments

Indy Pride is this weekend. I'll be floating around the different booths and exhibits, so be sure to say hi if you see me. Indiana Fairness Network will have a booth where they'll be raffling off a Roadmaster 27" 18...Read More

LGBT orgs urge out-of-state couples marrying in CA to 'Make Change, Not Lawsuits'

Filed by Pam Spaulding | June 11, 2008 | 5:30 PM | comments

As the date for marriage equality nears in the Golden State, four LGBT legal organizations, including Freedom To Marry, and five other leading national LGBT groups have issued a press release and primer (PDF) on marriage equality strategy called "Make...Read More

No Justice in Greenville County

Filed by Steve Ralls | June 11, 2008 | 4:30 PM | comments

PFLAG has just learned that a judge in Greenville County, South Carolina, has sentenced Stephen Moller to just under two-and-a-half years in prison for his role in the murder of Sean Kennedy. Sean was viciously beaten in an anti-gay attack,...Read More

Norway to Get Marriage Equality

Filed by Waymon Hudson | June 11, 2008 | 3:30 PM | comments

The Equality Train just keeps on trucking... this time internationally! According to Aftenposten: The Norwegian government put forth a long-expected gay marriage bill on Friday, clearing the way for homosexual couples to secure the same marriage rights as heterosexuals. Norway...Read More

Lesbian albatrosses on The Colbert Report

Filed by Alex Blaze | June 11, 2008 | 2:30 PM | comments

Well, there actually is speculation about Buchanan's sexuality.......Read More

Do You Have to Go?

Filed by Kate Clinton | June 11, 2008 | 1:00 PM | comments

This is the first Tuesday after the Democratic primaries and it is blistering hot in New York. For days it had been rainy and cool and then suddenly, perhaps because it's the last days of school, and god is a...Read More

Will California's initiative to ban same-sex marriage succeed?

Filed by Alex Blaze | June 11, 2008 | 12:00 PM | comments

Patrick Range McDonald opines on Equality for All's drive to defeat the ballot initiative in California in LA Weekly (via GP): Voters will now have the final say on gay marriage in November. Gay rights activists have already been gearing...Read More

When will Neo-Cons ever take a marketing class?

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

click to enlarge The Neo-cons have been on the "scary black man" meme for some time now and show no signs of letting up. Fox News' anchor, E.D. Hill, started yapping about Michelle and Barack Obama's dap and called...Read More

"Family First" Check-off Signed into Florida Law

Filed by Waymon Hudson | June 11, 2008 | 11:00 AM | comments

Florida's Governor Charlie Crist quietly signed into law a bill that allows a private Tampa-based group to solicit money from Florida drivers on official state forms. He signed the bill giving Family First the opportunity to ask drivers to donate...Read More

Galpals? Really?

Filed by Alex Blaze | June 11, 2008 | 10:00 AM | comments

Knowing that Jen Biesty and Zoi Antonitsas are a long-term couple.... "Galpals"? Could they have thought of a more patronizing and desexualizing term?...Read More

The Glass Ceiling: 18 Million Cracks and Counting

Filed by Sara Whitman | June 11, 2008 | 9:00 AM | comments

In Senator Clinton's speech on Saturday, when she gave up her place in the race for President and gave her support to Senator Obama, she mentioned not having broken the "glass ceiling." But she had made "18 million cracks in...Read More


Matt Stoller on democracy

Filed by Ed Team | June 11, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

"The country is strengthening its flabby civic muscles, and learning how to be a committed and engaged citizenry. We haven't seen anything like this for a hundred years, if not more. And that's not even counting the younger generation, who...Read More

Barack Obama on the separation of church and state

Filed by Alex Blaze | June 11, 2008 | 7:00 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch Barack Obama on the separation of church and state....Read More