September 4, 2008

Stonewall Dems and IFN hold fundraiser for Jill Long Thompson

Filed by Bil Browning | September 04, 2008 | 10:30 PM | comments

Support Jill Long-Thompson and play a part in watching Indiana turn blue! Please join Senator Jean Breaux, Rob Hoaglin and Nic Hensley, Julie and Honorable Dane Mahern, Tammara Tracy and Mary Byrne, Kevin Warren and Neil Bagadiong, the Indiana Fairness...Read More

Margaret Cho on the "gay bomb"

Filed by IN THE LIFE | September 04, 2008 | 8:00 PM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch Not a joke... A 7.5 million dollar investment by the U.S. Air Force to develop a gay bomb that would transform soldiers - our enemies' soldiers - into lustful homosexuals. Only Margaret can give this...Read More

Palin Speech: Did Somebody Order a Fact Check?

Filed by Jason Tseng | September 04, 2008 | 7:00 PM | comments

Somewhere amidst flipping between the season premiere of America's Next Top Model and the new episode of Project Runway, I stomached my way through what I could of the Republican National Convention. (Republicans always leave me with an upset stomach....Read More

I don't know nothin'

Filed by Bil Browning | September 04, 2008 | 6:00 PM | comments

UPDATE: While readers are still encouraged to join in this discussion thread, the first question resulting from the post can be found at: "What IS the LGBT community? Who are we?" Earlier today I published a post about Sarah Palin...Read More

Florida's Amendment 2 "Too Close to Call"

Filed by Waymon Hudson | September 04, 2008 | 5:00 PM | comments

A Mason-Dixon poll taken for The Orlando Sentinel shows that 57 percent of voters support Amendment 2, the dangerous "Marriage Protection" amendment, while 36 percent said they intend to vote against it. Florida's constitution requires a 60 percent majority to...Read More

Log Cabin Republican's McCain/Palin endorsement is about access

Filed by Alex Blaze | September 04, 2008 | 5:00 PM | comments

There's been a bit of hand-wringing in the LGBT blogosphere about the absolutely tortured logic in the Log Cabin Republicans' endorsement of McCain and Palin. They claim that his opposition to the FMA outweighs everything - including his opposition to...Read More

Quite a Day of Republican Blunder News...

Filed by Sara Whitman | September 04, 2008 | 4:00 PM | comments

Every time my email buzzes- and it's been buzzing all day pretty much non-stop- it's another piece of news about the Republican party. First off, I have to ask the question, who the hell did the vetting on Sarah Palin?...Read More

The Sarah Palin Coup d'état

Filed by Storm Bear | September 04, 2008 | 3:30 PM | comments

click to enlarge Here is my new theory. I believe the GOP NeoCons, like Rove, are working to make the best out of a bad situation. McCain is really not their boy. He is malleable to a point, but...Read More

I get mail: Sarah Palin edition

Filed by Alex Blaze | September 04, 2008 | 3:00 PM | comments

I actually got this email through the email address associated with my personal blog, and I can't stop laughing: From: "" Add sender to Contacts To: alex*******@*****.com looks like the Governor put it right up your left-wing ass !!!!!...Read More

When do you out a gay teenager?

Filed by Father Tony | September 04, 2008 | 2:00 PM | comments

Dear Father Tony, I'm in a quandary about limits. I have a colleague whose teen son is acknowledged by his school friends to be gay. My kid says "everyone knows." But since my colleague has said nothing, I have...Read More

Palin: A serious dose of reality

Filed by Ricci Levy | September 04, 2008 | 1:00 PM | comments

This morning I had one of those ah-ha moments that leaves you slightly ill and trembling as you confront a reality of which you were aware but had somehow managed to avoid. In so many places, on lists and on...Read More

HRC gave LCR $10,000 but not the Stonewall Democrats?

Filed by Alex Blaze | September 04, 2008 | 12:00 PM | comments

Bil and I have already gotten a few emails about this one. This post is all after the jump, and, no, I don't think HRC's about to commit political suicide....Read More

Top Ten Problems with the Gender Identity Disorder Diagnosis

Filed by Guest Blogger | September 04, 2008 | 11:00 AM | comments

Editors' note: Kelley Winters, Ph.D. is a writer on issues of transgender medical policy, founder of GID Reform Advocates and an Advisory Board Member for the Matthew Shepard Foundation and TransYouth Family Advocates. She has presented papers on the psychiatric...Read More

Talking About the Black Blog Rankings

Filed by Monica Roberts | September 04, 2008 | 10:00 AM | comments

Some of you Projectors are aware of the fact that Pam's House Blend is the Number 1 ranked African-American blog. For those of us who have read her posts here and are regular readers of the Blend, it's no surprise...Read More

Sarah Palin's speech to the RNC

Filed by Bil Browning | September 04, 2008 | 9:00 AM | comments

If you missed a chance to see last night's Sarah Palin speech to the Republican National Convention, you missed drama at its highest. She deserves an Emmy for that performance. Of course, while the Right has been complaining about how...Read More


Sarah Palin on the biased media

Filed by Ed Team | September 04, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

"And I've learned quickly these past few days that if you're not a member in good standing of the Washington elite, then some in the media consider a candidate unqualified for that reason alone." --Sarah Palin in her speech last...Read More

MSNBC correspondents: You're mic is still on!

Filed by Bil Browning | September 04, 2008 | 7:00 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch Conservative commentators Peggy Noonan, a former Reagan speech writer, and Michael Murphy, McCain's 2000 campaign manager, thought their mics were off when they started chatting with host Chuck Todd about Sarah Palin. Whoops! Yeah, they...Read More