August 28, 2008

Iraq War Rap

Filed by Abigail Hannon | August 28, 2008 | 8:25 PM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch Abigail turns her rapping prowess to the war in iRaq. Head to to leave a response!...Read More

McCain's vice president speculation open thread

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 28, 2008 | 5:30 PM | comments

We had quite a few posts speculating about Obama's vice presidential choice, but what about the GOP side of that question? Who do you think Team McCain will pick? Who do you think they should pick? Michael Crawford just emailed...Read More

McCain's Rebuttal

Filed by Tyrion Lannister | August 28, 2008 | 5:30 PM | comments

Republicans have been making excited noises about John McCain "rebutting" Barack Obama's speech tonight with an extra special ad. In particular, they're excited that McCain will address his opponent directly by name. Some Democrats speculated that McCain would unleash yet...Read More

The Song Remains the Same

Filed by Marti Abernathey | August 28, 2008 | 5:00 PM | comments

On Tuesday I attended the HRC/Victory Fund luncheon and on Wednesday I attended the LGBT caucus at the convention center in Denver. Many stories were broke in the past few days, but one event passed by without a word. In...Read More


Be sure to follow Bil and Jerame on Twitter

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 28, 2008 | 4:30 PM | comments

Bil and Jerame will be Twittering the festivities tonight from Denver, including Barack Obama's acceptance speech. Be sure to follow Bil and Jerame on Twitter, since they can't bring their laptops in....Read More

Video from the LGBT delegate luncheon

Filed by Jerame Davis | August 28, 2008 | 4:00 PM | comments

Here's Tammy Baldwin: iPhone users: Click to watch Joe Solmonese's comments are after the jump. I'll get video of Michelle Obama's speech and Barney Franks as I get them uploaded....Read More

This Should Be Obama's Campaign Song

Filed by Tyrion Lannister | August 28, 2008 | 3:30 PM | comments

Fuckin' rad. (H/t Sadly, No!) iPhone users: Click to watch Bomber... Obama... close enough....Read More

Tributes to Del

Filed by Pam Spaulding | August 28, 2008 | 3:30 PM | comments

There has been an outpouring of public statements about the far-reaching impact of activist Del Martin's life on the LGBT community. Gavin Newsom, who attended yesterday's LGBT caucus, and learned of Martin's death minutes before, released this statement: For over...Read More

Hope: Cyndi Lauper's endorsement of Barack Obama

Filed by Guest Blogger | August 28, 2008 | 3:00 PM | comments

Editors' note: This guest endorsement of Barack Obama is from Cyndi Lauper. As I toured all over the country this summer with True Colors, I saw something in the eyes of the audience I have not seen in a very...Read More

Sharing with the Locals

Filed by Jerame Davis | August 28, 2008 | 2:30 PM | comments

So the third day of the convention was the outstanding, but access issues just keep getting worse. Due to the high profile speeches last night and the severely over-allocation of credentials, last night at the Pepsi Center was an utter...Read More

Health Care Solved

Filed by Tyrion Lannister | August 28, 2008 | 2:04 PM | comments

A pearl of wisdom from John Goodman, John McCain's chief adviser on health care issues and the architect of McCain's health care plan: So I have a solution. And it will cost not one thin dime. The next president of...Read More

The Beef of the Bedless Beach Boy

Filed by Father Tony | August 28, 2008 | 2:00 PM | comments

Father T, Early in July my friend Chip invited me out to Fire Island for the weekend. He has part of a share in a house in the Pines. As it turns out, I was already acquainted with one...Read More

On being bipolar at the DNCC

Filed by Bil Browning | August 28, 2008 | 1:30 PM | comments

I don't talk much about being bipolar. Bruce has talked about it a couple of times in his posts, but I try not to bring it up. It's just not something that I like to advertise because, like it or...Read More

Massachusetts Equality Opponents At It Again

Filed by Sara Whitman | August 28, 2008 | 1:00 PM | comments

Seems the folks in Massachusetts that are against equality- you know, the ones who think marriage is only for them, not everyone, the laws and systems cannot be shared equality without having them get cooties- have successfully petitioned the Attorney...Read More

Potecting marriage in Idaho...

Filed by Mike Rogers | August 28, 2008 | 12:00 PM | comments

Apparently blow jobs in train station and airport bathrooms is not enough to put Larry Craig's marriage on the rocks... But a same-sex wedding card? Whoaaaaaaaaaah! Hallmark stores refuse to sell company's own wedding cards: NAMPA, Idaho - A manager...Read More

Restoring a name, March on Washington 45 years later

Filed by H. Alexander Robinson | August 28, 2008 | 11:00 AM | comments

Who was the man who put Brother Martin on stage and organized the gathering of "the greatest demonstration for freedom in the history of our nation"? Who was the organizer of the 1963 March on Washington, one of the largest...Read More


Earl Fowlkes from International Federation of Black Prides says hello

Filed by Bil Browning | August 28, 2008 | 10:00 AM | comments

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Senator Obama's Statement on Del Martin

Filed by Steve Ralls | August 28, 2008 | 9:00 AM | comments

Senator Obama, and his wife Michelle, issued the following statement earlier today about the passing of Del Martin: "Michelle and I were deeply saddened to hear that Del Martin had passed. Del committed her life to fighting discrimination and promoting...Read More


Joe Biden on Barack Obama

Filed by Ed Team | August 28, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

"You can learn an awful lot about a man campaigning with him, debating him, and seeing how he reacts under pressure. You learn about the strength of his mind. But even more importantly, you learn about the quality of his...Read More

We ran into Tom Barbera of Pride at Work at the DNCC

Filed by Bil Browning | August 28, 2008 | 7:00 AM | comments

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