June 23, 2008

Goddamit, George Carlin is fucking dead.

Filed by Bil Browning | June 23, 2008 | 7:30 PM | comments

One of the main rules here at the Project is that contributors can't use anything more than a mild curse word in a title of a post. Today, even St. Peter looked up from the book and said, "Well, Goddamit....Read More

It's Our Flag, Too. Use It!

Filed by Monica Roberts | June 23, 2008 | 6:30 PM | comments

One of the things I have consistently griped about is the lack of American flags at GLBT community events. It would have been more appropriate to post this on Flag Day (June 14), but I was still gathering my thoughts...Read More

The NY Times calls out Maureen Dowd's sexism

Filed by Alex Blaze | June 23, 2008 | 5:30 PM | comments

This is pretty interesting. The public editor of the NY Times wrote up a column responding to accusations of sexism regarding coverage of Hillary Clinton at the Times. No, they weren't the worst, but they could still improve. He goes...Read More

Someone Call the Girl Police

Filed by Serena Freewomyn | June 23, 2008 | 4:30 PM | comments

I've been out as a lesbian for ten years now, and I've been a feminist for even longer. In all that time, I've never been to an Ani Difranco concert, despite the fact that most of the wimmin in my...Read More

Jill Long Thompson, Dennie Oxley and the gay community

Filed by Bil Browning | June 23, 2008 | 4:15 PM | comments

I started to document some of my notes from the Stonewall Democrats caucus at the Indiana State Democratic Convention on Saturday while I was waiting on gubernatorial candidate Jill Long Thompson to arrive, but wasn't able to finish before she...Read More

Dave Matthews has endorsed this post

Filed by Bil Browning | June 23, 2008 | 3:30 PM | comments

"If you hold on tight to what you think is your thing, you might find you're missing all the rest." -- Dave Matthews Okay, so not really "endorsed," endorsed. Still, don't miss these small items... Part 1 of a two...Read More

McCain Doesn't Do "New"

Filed by Storm Bear | June 23, 2008 | 3:00 PM | comments

click to enlarge McCain was speaking about his "new" energy policy of $300 million, "one dollar for every American" to leap-frog to the next level of battery technology so we can have plug-in hybrids. Here is a link for...Read More

Flying Marriages Under the Radar

Filed by Mercedes Allen | June 23, 2008 | 2:30 PM | comments

I recently had the pleasure of attending and helping out with the wedding of some close friends in the trans community (or at least until I threw my back out and hit a bout of dehydration and shock that messed...Read More

New Military Data "Tells" Only Part of the Story

Filed by Steve Ralls | June 23, 2008 | 1:30 PM | comments

The New York Times is reporting that the United States military dismissed 627 service members, in 2007, under the federal "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" law that bars openly lesbian, gay and bisexual Americans from the armed forces. The data reflects...Read More

Glenn Murphy's on a sex offender registry, and I do care

Filed by Alex Blaze | June 23, 2008 | 12:30 PM | comments

A prominent, up-and-coming Republican gets sentenced in accordance with state law for a sex crime he pled guilty to, and what do I feel? Concern. For him, not The Children. Glenn Murphy was the president, for several weeks, of the...Read More

The Itch to Hitch

Filed by Kate Clinton | June 23, 2008 | 11:30 AM | comments

Happy Summer Solstice!! And Merry Christmas while I'm at it because that's how fast tempus is fugiting. It's Day #14 of my Hillary withdrawal. For at least seventeen months, I saw her every day, knew where she was going, who...Read More

Get a damn haircut

Filed by Alex Blaze | June 23, 2008 | 10:30 AM | comments

Here's an item that rolls gender anxiety and cultural superiority all into one. Needville Elementary School in Texas is saying that Adrian Arocha, a 5-year-old Native boy, can't attend school this fall because his hair is too long. The school...Read More

Indianapolis vs Detroit: The battle of the councils

Filed by Bil Browning | June 23, 2008 | 9:45 AM | comments

The Indianapolis City-County Council has been a breeding ground for bad behavior recently. First we had one Councilor arrested for drunk and disorderly conduct, another forced to resign because he didn't live in his district and a Council leader who...Read More

Sweet justice

Filed by Mike Rogers | June 23, 2008 | 9:30 AM | comments

I can't imagine the Obama campaign would piss off gay voters... They'll need every member of the coalition to pull it off. This should be a lesson to politicians. Hate can often come back and get ya. Obama team weighs...Read More

Yo NAACP, NBJC...Where Y'all At?

Filed by Monica Roberts | June 23, 2008 | 8:30 AM | comments

It's been a few days since the video of a Memphis police officer beating down an African-American transwoman was released, and I have yet to see any statement released about it from two organizations claiming to represent me as an...Read More


Taking the edge off

Filed by Ed Team | June 23, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Congress is now in the process of enshrining into law the precept that the president has the power to secretly grant dispensation giving entities permission to break the laws of the land along with protection from any liability under the...Read More

Bill O'Reilly on mayonnaise

Filed by Alex Blaze | June 23, 2008 | 7:00 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch Bill O'Reilly, who wishes everyone would just calm down about all this gay stuff, is confused by that gay mayonnaise ad. How did he miss the New York deli guy the actor was trying to...Read More