July 19, 2008

It's the Weekly Round-up!

Filed by Serena Freewomyn | July 19, 2008 | 6:00 PM | comments

Yeah! Monday Bathroom Politics, Again - Simon Aranoff Me: Queer-identified, proudly out, emotionally articulate, feminist man. (Oh, and I'm FtM.) . . . You? - Brynn Craffey Tuesday The Importance of the West Village and Those God-damn Christopher Street Kids...Read More

HRC's Project Win Back, Part II

Filed by Marti Abernathey | July 19, 2008 | 4:30 PM | comments

I recently wrote about the lead role the Human Rights Campaign took in the historic transgender hearings, and it looks as if their project win back strategy is coming to fruition. The Human Rights Campaign has hired ordained Baptist minister...Read More

Bi the Way, Outfest: You've Got a Ways to Go in the "B" Department

Filed by Jessica Hoffmann | July 19, 2008 | 3:00 PM | comments

"[We sought subjects] who were thinking about their sexuality in a fluid way ... who were less political." That's, in part, how Josephine Decker, codirector of the documentary Bi the Way, responded during a Q&A last night at Outfest when...Read More

The Political Uses of Sodomy Laws

Filed by Robert Ganshorn | July 19, 2008 | 1:30 PM | comments

Here on CNN Asia there are constant and beautiful commercial spots for Malaysia featuring singing children, exotically dressed dancers in the forefront of the Petronas Tower (tallest building in the world when built) located in Kuala Lampur. Petronas has oil...Read More

I'd borrow the top too

Filed by Bil Browning | July 19, 2008 | 12:00 PM | comments

These Kelly videos are usually as stupid as can be, but this one cracked me up. I love it when the Hispanic lesbian explains how they have sex. And "The best folk music comes from the Dutch" is going to...Read More

Evan Bayh sounding excited

Filed by Bil Browning | July 19, 2008 | 10:30 AM | comments

I'm telling you, this is excited for Evan Bayh. I swear, he might just go nuts and wring his hands soon. iPhone users: Click to watch I have to admit though, as much as I knock Senator Bayh for being...Read More

Dog Days of Summer

Filed by Serena Freewomyn | July 19, 2008 | 10:30 AM | comments

One of the questions I've been asking a lot of our contributors for the Better Know a Contributor series is this: What's your favorite thing to do in the summertime? For me, it's backyard BBQs with friends, tasty margaritas, and...Read More

Sally Kern's protege?

Filed by Alex Blaze | July 19, 2008 | 9:00 AM | comments

Oklahoma Commissioner Brent Rinehart is mailing out ridiculously homophobic and just plain ridiculous comics as part of his re-election bid. Click to enlarge. He says: "It's more or less a story of my experiences of the last four years of...Read More


A vast conspiracy to preserve itself

Filed by Ed Team | July 19, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Society is always engaged in a vast conspiracy to preserve itself - at the expense of new demands of each new generation." -- Unitarian minister and pacifism activist John Haynes Holmes...Read More

Send Karl Rove to jail

Filed by Bil Browning | July 19, 2008 | 7:00 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch The snotty little bastard should spend some time cooling his heels behind bars. Karl Rove should be persecuted as a war criminal, not appearing on talk shows and jetting off to foreign countries on vacation...Read More