October 10, 2008

Gay porn actor Mason Wyler raped

Filed by Alex Blaze | October 10, 2008 | 6:00 PM | comments

Thanks to reader Jere for sending the link to this one. Adult film actor Mason Wyler was raped in late September by an Army officer who was also a fan of his. The details are available at the link above...Read More

Queer music Friday - Ocean Colour Scene

Filed by Alex Blaze | October 10, 2008 | 5:00 PM | comments

Ocean Colour Scene, a late 90's britpop band, had its lead singer forced out of the closet in 1998 by The Sun. Simon Fowler wasn't even out to his family yet, but that's the way the British tabloids roll -...Read More

How will Connecticut affect California, Florida and Arizona's amendment battles?

Filed by Bil Browning | October 10, 2008 | 4:00 PM | comments

Today's Connecticut Supreme Court ruling legalizing same-sex marriage is a major boost to California, Florida and Arizona's battle to defeat "marriage" amendments. Expect to see a push from LGBT and allied advocacy groups touting the decision to push the message...Read More

Do the Rights Thing

Filed by Waymon Hudson | October 10, 2008 | 3:00 PM | comments

Here's the new Do the Rights Thing video against Florida's dangerous Amendment 2, the so-called "Marriage Protection" Amendment. Your one vote can be stronger than Amendment 2! Get involved in the fight: www.SayNo2.com. iPhone users: Click to watch...Read More

Happy Birthday to me from Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels!

Filed by Bil Browning | October 10, 2008 | 3:00 PM | comments

I woke up Wednesday morning to a nice birthday greeting on Facebook from Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels' re-election campaign. Subject: Happy Birthday Bil, Happy Birthday from the Mitch for Governor Campaign and good luck in the future! -the Mitch Team...Read More

Fox News Meltdown

Filed by Waymon Hudson | October 10, 2008 | 2:00 PM | comments

It seems the arm of the McCain Campaign known as Fox News is in full "oh crap" mode. The Daily Show says it best: Now that's some fair and balanced reporting....Read More

The Impact of Matthew Shepard

Filed by Guest Blogger | October 10, 2008 | 1:00 PM | comments

Editors' note: Greg Varnum is the acting Executive Director of the National Youth Advocacy Coalition. It seems that regardless of your age or the amount of time you've been working with the LGBT rights movement - everyone is aware of...Read More

Connecticut legalizes same-sex marriage

Filed by Alex Blaze | October 10, 2008 | 12:00 PM | comments

The Connecticut Supreme Court ruled 4-3 that civil unions aren't OK, and the state has to recognize same-sex couples with marriage. Updates to come. Update: Not just same-sex marriage, but the court also went the way of California and made...Read More

AFA says McDonald's caved

Filed by Alex Blaze | October 10, 2008 | 11:00 AM | comments

The American Family Association's saying that McDonald's caved to their demands after another one of their lame boycotts. They started the boycott back in July because McDonald's gave $20K to the National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce, had a...Read More

Orlando will offer Domestic Partnership Benefits to City Workers

Filed by Anthony Niedwiecki | October 10, 2008 | 11:00 AM | comments

The Orlando City Council, led by Mayor Buddy Dyer, decided this week to give domestic-partner benefits to gay city employees. In doing so, Orlando becomes the first government in Central Florida to do so. The benefits will only be available...Read More

Jen Wagner has an evil twin

Filed by Bil Browning | October 10, 2008 | 10:30 AM | comments

Some call Jen Wagner the meanest woman in the Indiana blogosphere, although she's perfectly nice. She does, however, have an evil twin living in Ohio. Let's hope she doesn't have a blog... iPhone users: Click to watch (Hat tip to...Read More

John McCain and The Grinch: Separated at Birth?

Filed by Michael Crawford | October 10, 2008 | 10:00 AM | comments

That is the question that popped into my mind this morning while reading yet another story about the gutter style politics of John McCain. You remember The Grinch, right? He was dead set on stopping The Whos from celebrating Christmas....Read More

Bolthouse boycott is over

Filed by Bil Browning | October 10, 2008 | 9:00 AM | comments

Californians Against Hate reached an agreement with Bolthouse Farms and will immediately end its "Don't Buy Bolthouse" campaign. CAH spokesperson Fred Karger tells us: Jeffrey Dunn, President and CEO of Bolthouse Farms, has provided us with a compelling perspective which...Read More


Tammy Baldwin hearts Barack Obama

Filed by Ed Team | October 10, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

"...to be successful, we in Congress must work in partnership with the occupant of the White House and in Barack Obama we have a true ally. Asked to be on the Democratic Platform Drafting Committee and proud to serve as...Read More

Terry Bean Speaking at the HRC National Dinner

Filed by Michael Crawford | October 10, 2008 | 7:00 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch Speaking at the HRC National Dinner, Terry Bean, co-founder of HRC and the Gay and Lesbian Victory Fund, lays out what is at stake in this election....Read More