June 21, 2008

Wedding Bell Round Up

Filed by Serena Freewomyn | June 21, 2008 | 6:00 PM | comments

Have you been so busy getting married this week that you missed out on your favorite blog? Here's the best TBP had to offer this week. You know I got your back! Monday Pride '08 - Who is Standing on...Read More


We get (fan) mail

Filed by Bil Browning | June 21, 2008 | 4:30 PM | comments

For all of my highlights of silly e-mails and press releases that people send us, I'd be negligent if I didn't also point out the really, really sweet e-mails readers send in to us regularly. For example, last Thursday alone...Read More

Sometimes the Law Works in Mysterious Ways

Filed by Dustin Kight | June 21, 2008 | 3:00 PM | comments

Just when you thought DOMA made it impossible for same-sex couples to enjoy any of the rights, privileges and responsibilities of marriage, the Department of Justice releases a legal opinion stating that nothing in the infamous 1996 federal law bars...Read More

Allied Media Conference: First Day

Filed by Jessica Hoffmann | June 21, 2008 | 1:30 PM | comments

Just have a few minutes, but quickly: The AMC is rad. So many inspiring, inspired people crossing paths and linking up. Last night's keynote was everything a keynote of a social-justice-minded event should be: multivoiced, multimedia, multi-issue--a truly collaborative presentation...Read More

Indiana Democratic Convention - LGBT caucus

Filed by Bil Browning | June 21, 2008 | 12:00 PM | comments

Instead of going back over this and trying to recreate the live blog, I'll just save it for a complete post tomorrow. I'll do a separate post on Oxley's visit. 1:35 - Quotes from Ellen Andersen - past president of...Read More

"That's so gay" open thread

Filed by Jerame Davis | June 21, 2008 | 12:00 PM | comments

EDITOR'S NOTE: Since Jerame's post keeps getting comments regularly even though it was originally published May 23rd, I thought I'd bring it back to the front page for more discussion. Does the phrase "That's so gay" bother you as much...Read More

Stop Trying to "Fix" Trans People

Filed by Guest Blogger | June 21, 2008 | 10:30 AM | comments

Editors' note: Matt Kailey is the author of Just Add Hormones: An Insider's Guide the Transsexual Experience, the editor of Focus on the Fabulous: Colorado GLBT Voices, and the managing editor of Out Front Colorado, Colorado's oldest and largest GLBT...Read More

St. Petersburg Pride gets Political

Filed by Waymon Hudson | June 21, 2008 | 9:30 AM | comments

St. Pete Pride is using its annual pride parade and festival as a platform to challenge Amendment 2, the so-called "Marriage Protection" Amendment. With over 80,000 people expected to attend, this will be the largest statewide protest of Amendment 2...Read More

IssueLab focuses on LGBTQ Youth

Filed by Waymon Hudson | June 21, 2008 | 9:00 AM | comments

IssueLab, a website whose goal is to bring nonprofit research into focus, has a new June round-up-- an online collection of nongovernmental research on LGBTQ youth. The research touches on issues like how to build safe school environments for LGBTQ...Read More

Smosh is Gay! Miley is Pissed! Fred Copied Me! Aloha Sxephil

Filed by Michael Buckley | June 21, 2008 | 8:30 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch I hope you enjoyed this You Tube edition! It had been a while since I had done one! I am subbed to and enjoy everyone I mentioned in this video! Duh!...Read More


No Hiding in a Corner

Filed by Ed Team | June 21, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Nothing was ever accomplished by hiding in a dark corner. Why not discard the hermitage for the heritage that awaits any red-blooded American woman who dares to claim it?" -- Del Martin, founder and former President of the Daughters of...Read More

Even mayo has gone queer

Filed by Bil Browning | June 21, 2008 | 7:00 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch Sometimes I sit and wonder at how far we've come as a people. The "love that dare not speak its name" has now morphed into sitcoms and reality shows, talk radio fodder, and commercials. As...Read More