July 26, 2008

Broward County passes Fully-Inclusive Bullying Policy

Filed by Waymon Hudson | July 26, 2008 | 9:00 PM | comments

The Broward County School Board has taken the lead in the fight against bullying in schools. They passed the strongest anti-bullying policy in Florida this week. According to 365gay.com: The policy contains a full list of prohibited forms of harassment,...Read More

My Support

Filed by Marti Abernathey | July 26, 2008 | 8:00 PM | comments

Readers of this blog are probably not surprised that I'm supporting the boycott of the Human Rights Campaign's San Francisco Dinner. What you might find surprising is that I'm supporting my friend Diego Sanchez, in speaking at the event. I'm...Read More

Better Know a Contributor: Nancy Polikoff

Filed by Serena Freewomyn | July 26, 2008 | 6:00 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

Colbert takes on the Anglican Church Schism: Homo-sect-ual

Filed by Waymon Hudson | July 26, 2008 | 4:30 PM | comments

Because we have to laugh sometimes... The Colbert Report tackles the schism in the Anglican Church. Stephen asks Laurie Goodstein why Anglicans can't just ordain gay priests and then not talk about it -- like the Catholics....Read More

Dealing with Family and Friends Tip #3: Cut the Apron Strings

Filed by Michele O'Mara | July 26, 2008 | 3:00 PM | comments

Having already identified Tip #1 and Tip #2 in a series of ten tips for GLBT persons in dealing with family and friends, we are now ready for tip number three: cut the apron strings. I never felt married, until...Read More

Why Black Transgender Issues Are Black Community Issues

Filed by Monica Roberts | July 26, 2008 | 1:30 PM | comments

"In recognizing the humanity of our fellow beings, we pay ourselves the highest tribute..." - Justice Thurgood Marshall As a proud African-American that also happens to be a transwoman, there is no doubt- and I make it quite clear on...Read More

Open Thread: Does Heath Ledger Deserve an Oscar?

Filed by Serena Freewomyn | July 26, 2008 | 12:30 PM | comments

So it's a little bit early for Oscar nominations, but there is already a lot of buzz floating around that Heath Ledger should get a nomination for his performance in "Batman: Dark Knight." I haven't seen the movie, nor do...Read More

Greetings Government Workers!

Filed by Robert Ganshorn | July 26, 2008 | 11:00 AM | comments

My Hoosier Republican ladies are at it again! With the side note "I'm stirring the pot again" she has forwarded the message below to me that she has not written, but believes. Now I would like your help in answering...Read More

Book Review: Swish

Filed by Waymon Hudson | July 26, 2008 | 9:30 AM | comments

I had the chance to catch up on a lot of reading while on my recent hiking trip. Some were okay, others made me want to pull my hair out. There was only one, however, that made me laugh, cry,...Read More

TGIF: Time to Throw Up

Filed by Jessica Hoffmann | July 26, 2008 | 8:30 AM | comments

Normally I'd do a lot more research on a story before posting about it, but I was nauseous before I could even finish watching the video of racist, sexist fuck Jon Justice over at brownfemipower's. So her post and Megan...Read More


It will take more than criticism...

Filed by Ed Team | July 26, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Power is scary. With it comes responsibility. As with leadership, if you don't acknowledge that power is necessary then you won't do anything about re-imagining it. I think leftists have gotten very comfortable being critics of power. Criticism on the...Read More

Florida Amendment Backers Put Out Commercial- UGH

Filed by Waymon Hudson | July 26, 2008 | 7:00 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch Florida4Marriage, the backers of the so-called "Marriage Protection Amendment" in Florida, have put out their first commercial. It's just as bad and insulting as you would imagine. To help defeat the Florida's Amendment 2, visit...Read More