June 22, 2008

Why gay? Fa'afines of Samoa solve the puzzle

Filed by Guest Blogger | June 22, 2008 | 7:30 PM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Dr. Helen Fisher is the founder and Chief Scientific Advisor to Chemistry.com. Dr. Fisher will be posting every Sunday evening for the next month, so someone fix her a plate. I am a public speaker by...Read More

A VP Pick We Can All Believe In

Filed by Steve Ralls | June 22, 2008 | 4:30 PM | comments

In the midst of rumors about the unacceptable (Nunn), the uninterested (Gore), and the uninspiring-to-some (Edwards) has emerged a quiet speculation about a truly exceptional possibility for Barack Obama's vice presidential pick. Unlike former Georgia Senator Sam Nunn, who invented...Read More

Better Know a Contributor: Mercedes Allen

Filed by Serena Freewomyn | June 22, 2008 | 3:30 PM | comments

Editor's Note: You've seen Steven Colbert's "Better Know a Lobbyist," but our version is so much gayer! Each weekend, we spotlight a different TBP contributor. In case you've missed any of our previous interviews, I've got links at the end...Read More

Support the (queer) artist

Filed by Alex Blaze | June 22, 2008 | 2:30 PM | comments

Here's some great footage of FTM musician Clyde Petersen of Your Heart Breatks playing "Torrey Pines" with Kimya Dawson: iPhone users: Click to watch I post frequently about LGBTQ musicians, mostly because if we want to have a culture, if...Read More

Talking About Gay Marriage In High School

Filed by Eric Marcus | June 22, 2008 | 1:30 PM | comments

On several occasions I've heard from high school students who have wanted advice on how to give a persuasive speech on gay issues and/or how to deal with the potential fallout from a teacher and classmates. The back-and-forth that follows...Read More

QueerView Mirror- So You Think You Can Dance

Filed by Waymon Hudson | June 22, 2008 | 12:30 PM | comments

Editor's Note: Queerview Mirror is a review from two of our editorial team, Serena Freewomyn and Waymon Hudson. If you'd like something reviewed, feel free to pass it on. If they like you, they might look at it, otherwise- suck...Read More

Not quite a delegate...

Filed by Jerame Davis | June 22, 2008 | 11:30 AM | comments

...but I'm going to the Democratic National Committee Convention in Denver as part of the Indiana delegation anyway. I'll be a member of the Rules Committee representing LGBT Hoosiers with pride. I was running for At-Large Delegate, so getting on...Read More

Teenage Girls Make Pregnancy Pact

Filed by Serena Freewomyn | June 22, 2008 | 10:30 AM | comments

When I heard this story yesterday morning, I just couldn't believe my ears. A group of teenage girls in Gloucester, Mass. has formed a new kind of club. And this time it's not like the Mean Girls. It's a pregnancy...Read More

Lindsay Lohan- Gay Hero?

Filed by Waymon Hudson | June 22, 2008 | 9:00 AM | comments

I tried to not write about this. I really did. But it's gotten to a point where I couldn't overlook it. Gawker.com, the media gossip website, has christened Lindsay Lohan a gay hero. What has she done to deserve this...Read More


Savage knows a lot about "mind rape"

Filed by Ed Team | June 22, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

"You've got to explain to the children ... why God told people this was wrong. You have to explain this to them in this time of mental rape that's going on. The children's minds are being raped by the homosexual...Read More

Sunday Funnies- Somewhere that's Green...

Filed by Waymon Hudson | June 22, 2008 | 7:00 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch Family Guy's creepy old guy, Herbert, dreams of going somewhere that's green with Chris Griffin. I just love Little Shop of Horrors......Read More