July 23, 2008

The N-Word? Please, Use It Any Way You Can.

Filed by Guest Blogger | July 23, 2008 | 6:00 PM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Lalita Amos is Founder and Managing Director of Total Team Solutions, LLC, a 12 year old leadership and team development firm offering strategic planning and executive coaching to entrepreneurs and intrepreneurs and runs Like Nobody's Business,...Read More

McCain and his Doc Brown DeLorean

Filed by Storm Bear | July 23, 2008 | 5:30 PM | comments

click to enlarge I hate to keep on McCain and his intellectual gaffes, but the latest about the surge and the Awakening, brings up another thought. Even if McCain tells us he will pick good advisers, but if he...Read More

Uncontrolled Anger Corrupts Absolutely

Filed by Donna Rose | July 23, 2008 | 5:00 PM | comments

I don't like to think of myself an an angry person. Certainly, I get angry from time to time. That's just part of having emotion and being human. But there is a huge difference between short-term, controlled, constructive anger and...Read More

Farewell Fannie! and Married with Problems

Filed by Fannie Fierce | July 23, 2008 | 4:00 PM | comments

Hello Projectors, Fannie here. I'm sad to announce that this will be my farewell post to Fiercely Fannie. I've been doing this advice thing for the past year or so, and it's really been a fun, fun run with y'all....Read More

Pregnant man gives birth to a beautiful baby girl

Filed by Bil Browning | July 23, 2008 | 3:00 PM | comments

Pregnant transman Thomas Beatie recently gave birth to an absolutely gorgeous little girl. The proud father shows off he and his wife's newborn in the latest issue of People magazine. Congratulations to the happy parents! While they were subject to...Read More

Cop/Reality Star Put On Leave Amid Gay Porn Allegations

Filed by Waymon Hudson | July 23, 2008 | 2:00 PM | comments

First it was James from Big Brother 9 with a gay porn past, now it seems like another reality TV star is in some hot water over adult films. Michael Verdugo, an out gay cop from Hollywood, FL and a...Read More

Culture Wars, good little soldiers, and deserting the party

Filed by Alex Blaze | July 23, 2008 | 1:00 PM | comments

Don Wildmon thinks that California could be the last battle of the so-called Culture Wars: "If we lose California, if they defeat the marriage amendment, I'm afraid that the culture war is over and Christians have lost," said Wildmon, "I've...Read More

Controlling partners

Filed by Michele O'Mara | July 23, 2008 | 12:00 PM | comments

I try to micro-manage everything in my girlfriends life. I realize this. She doesn't feel like she can go do things without me because I'll get mad. How do I get over controlling her?? I don't know how to...Read More

Stabbing at Parliament House in Orlando

Filed by Waymon Hudson | July 23, 2008 | 11:30 AM | comments

Two people are in the hospital after being stabbed at Parliament House, a gay nightclub and resort in Orlando. According to Central Florida News 13: It happened around 1 a.m. Wednesday at the Parliament House on Orange Blossom Trail in...Read More

Have you heard of the Williams Institute? Read on....

Filed by Nancy Polikoff | July 23, 2008 | 11:00 AM | comments

Ever wondered how many gay people there are in this country? How many of us have children? How much we earn? Where we live? Whether we receive public assistance? Well, no one can give perfect answers to these questions. No...Read More

Sesame Street Gets Feisty

Filed by Tyrion Lannister | July 23, 2008 | 11:00 AM | comments

Only a few days ago, whilst reminiscing on my favorite rock act, Broken Social Scene, I mentioned that BSS helped to launch Leslie Feist's career. As a founding member of BSS, she's contributed vocals on all of their albums. She's...Read More

PETA Exploits Women's Bodies for Animal Rights

Filed by Serena Freewomyn | July 23, 2008 | 10:00 AM | comments

The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) are at it again. Last year they were turning heads with their ads featuring naked Playboy models protesting fur. This time they're running TV ads that compare teenage girls to cats...Read More

I'm Baaaaack!

Filed by Waymon Hudson | July 23, 2008 | 9:00 AM | comments

Lock the doors, batten down the hatches, and cover your kid's eyes- Waymon's back! After a bit of a long delay (okay, a REALLY long delay), I'm back home and getting back to work. As many of you know, I...Read More

Republican donation letter

Filed by Alex Blaze | July 23, 2008 | 8:00 AM | comments

On the right is a letter sent from the RNC treasurer to a Republican and fundamentalist activist in Indiana. The text version is after the jump. The letter reads like it's begging Kristen to come back to into the party's...Read More


No Republican quorum in Nevada

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

"With so many people concerned about the economy, it simply wouldn't be fair for us to ask delegates from all over the state to spend money to attend a convention if we know that a quorum won't be present." --Nevada...Read More

Love and laughter: Estelle Getty dies

Filed by Bil Browning | July 23, 2008 | 7:00 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch Beloved actress and gay rights advocate Estelle Getty has passed away. Her Golden Girls character, Sophia Petrillo, is one of the most memorable television mothers in history. Anyone else remember the episode where Sophia fights...Read More