September 6, 2008

The Non-Sarah Palin Roundup

Filed by Serena Freewomyn | September 06, 2008 | 6:00 PM | comments

Holy teen pregnancy, Batman! The biggest story of the week has been about Sarah Palin's pregnant teenage daughter. Never mind the fact that Hurricane Gustav was pouring down on New Orleans, and the Republicans were having a convention of some...Read More

The cost of a McCain presidency

Filed by Brynn Craffey | September 06, 2008 | 4:30 PM | comments

Cindy McCain's Oscar de la Renta dress: $3,000. Her four-strand pearl necklace: $11,000-$25,000. Three-carat diamond earrings: $280,000. Total price of her outfit, including watch and shoes: Between $299,100 and $313,100. Effect on the American people and the world if her...Read More

Remember Del Martin

Filed by Kate Clinton | September 06, 2008 | 3:00 PM | comments

The Republicans just finished up their White Party and Friar's Club Roast. It was like their Houston Convention, point oh hate. All they've got is derision and cheap shots. After eight years as Designated Bush Watcher, I am cranky, whiny....Read More


90210: Black people don't live in Beverly Hills, Silly!

Filed by Jason Tseng | September 06, 2008 | 1:30 PM | comments

I admit it. I love trashy teen television. This will probably show my age a little more than I care for... but mine is a generation that grew up on 7th Heaven, Dawson's Creek, Felicity, Gilmore Girls, and the like....Read More

Book Review: Into the Pines Kitchen

Filed by Serena Freewomyn | September 06, 2008 | 12:00 PM | comments

The Fire Island Pines Arts Project, a non-profit organization promoting the arts in the Fire Island gay summer community, just released its first-ever cookbook, Into the Pines Kitchen. The cookbook is filled with recipes from Pines residents, gay, straight, young,...Read More

Why didn't CNN comment on the obvious?

Filed by Robert Ganshorn | September 06, 2008 | 10:30 AM | comments

Even from far away Thailand I could watch wall to wall coverage on CNN of John McCain's acceptance speech. I began watching coverage at 5:30 AM to catch it live. When finally we got to the acceptance speech, I was...Read More

Sarasota Considering Domestic Partnership Benefits

Filed by Waymon Hudson | September 06, 2008 | 10:00 AM | comments

The Sarasota City Commission voted unanimously this week to draft a policy that would extend health care benefits to unmarried domestic partners of city employees, including same-sex couples. City Commissioner Ken Shelin, who first introduced the concept three years ago,...Read More

Truthiness and Sarah Palinovski

Filed by Storm Bear | September 06, 2008 | 9:45 AM | comments

click to enlarge When I was studying economics at Wake Forest University, the Cold War was still on and Reagan was in his second term. As part of the course, we had to read the English version of Pravda....Read More

Isis' Trailblazing Burden

Filed by Monica Roberts | September 06, 2008 | 9:00 AM | comments

I've never been a big fan of reality TV shows, but over the last month and a half I've had to seriously reconsider my hard line disdain for them in light of two African-American transwomen having prominent turns on two...Read More

Williams Sisters Take on the Manning Brothers

Filed by Serena Freewomyn | September 06, 2008 | 7:00 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch I fit the stereotype of the sports lovin' lesbian to a T. This commercial is freaking awesome! I love a good sibling rivalry!...Read More