October 24, 2008

A High-Profile De-transition

Filed by Mercedes Allen | October 24, 2008 | 8:00 PM | comments

Some time ago, news came out at the Los Angeles Times that sportswriter Mike Penner would be taking a hiatus and returning as Christine Daniels. This was followed by a short transition diary, and then silence for awhile. Now, it...Read More

Why Must We Be Just Plain Petty?

Filed by Scott Kaiser | October 24, 2008 | 7:30 PM | comments

This is what really bothers me about the gay community. Apple today came out publicly opposing Prop. 8 in California (the anti-gay marriage amendment). They also donated $100,000 to the "No on Prop. 8" cause. Given what a controversial issue...Read More

Prop 8 updates: New poll, blackmail, and more ads

Filed by Alex Blaze | October 24, 2008 | 7:00 PM | comments

A new PPIC poll has Proposition 8 losing at 44-52. 538 rates the proposition a toss-up. It's a good sign that support for the measure, on no survey so far, has been above 50%. Undecideds tend to vote no on...Read More

An intelligent Catholic lady

Filed by Father Tony | October 24, 2008 | 6:00 PM | comments

Here's a video message from a philosophy professor in California (a devout Roman Catholic and mother of a regular Farmboyz reader) giving forth the truth about why California Catholics should not be strong-armed by their bishops into voting for Prop...Read More

Queer music Friday - Ethel Waters

Filed by Alex Blaze | October 24, 2008 | 5:00 PM | comments

Jazz singer Ethel Waters, who many of you may know as the great-aunt of Crystal Waters, was bisexual. Here's her "Am I Blue": iPhone users: Click to watch Here's her explanation of her bisexuality from her autobiography: I wanted love...Read More

A Learning Experience In Workplace Diversity

Filed by Rebecca Juro | October 24, 2008 | 3:30 PM | comments

That's the way I'm trying to look at it anyway. Last Friday, I was fired from my job. This was, unfortunately, not a surprise. I'd known for some time by then that I wasn't a management favorite and that fact...Read More

Advance Indiana warns us all

Filed by Jerame Davis | October 24, 2008 | 3:02 PM | comments

This morning, Advance Indiana breathlessly reported on a woman in Texas who was "attacked" by an Obama supporter for having a McCain sticker on her bumper. The "assailant" was said to have carved a giant letter B in her face....Read More

The Apple doesn't fall far from the tree

Filed by Jerame Davis | October 24, 2008 | 2:53 PM | comments

This is why I love Apple (and incidentally, probably why a lot of LGBT folk think Apple is the best computer company in the world): Apple is publicly opposing Proposition 8 and making a donation of $100,000 to the No...Read More

The Burden of Proof: The Politics of Gender, Science, and the DSM

Filed by Guest Blogger | October 24, 2008 | 2:00 PM | 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

Florida's Amendment 2: The Lessons from Michigan

Filed by Anthony Niedwiecki | October 24, 2008 | 2:00 PM | comments

The fourth in a series of posts detailing the legal implications of Florida's proposed marriage amendment, Amendment 2. My last post detailed how the proposed amendment would greatly expand Florida's current ban on marriage. Right now, Florida law prohibits the...Read More

Assholes on 8

Filed by Storm Bear | October 24, 2008 | 12:30 PM | comments

The snot sacks over at ProtectMarriage.com threw down the gauntlet yesterday to corporate America. The names of any companies and organizations that choose not to donate in like manner to ProtectMarriage.com but have given to Equality California will be published....Read More

A Florida Vote by Absentee Ballot

Filed by Father Tony | October 24, 2008 | 12:00 PM | comments

My Florida absentee ballot has arrived via the post office. It cost Broward County $1.34 in postage to send it to me, and according to the instructions, I will need to affix $1.17 in postage to the return package. The...Read More

Palin's $150,000 wardrobe vs. Edwards's $400 haircut

Filed by Alex Blaze | October 24, 2008 | 11:30 AM | comments

The Jed Report put together this mash-up of Fox News's response to both fashion faux-pas: iPhone users: Click to watch No matter how much the right-wing wrapped the haircut in the language of populism (it shows he doesn't understand Joe...Read More

Save The Children

Filed by Sara Whitman | October 24, 2008 | 10:00 AM | comments

I've had enough. I'm tired of being treated like some freak that needs to be carefully sidestepped at every election as if supporting my marriage is touching the third rail. I'm tired of the rhetoric that "gay marriage" will be...Read More

Jared Polis comes to South Florida for Obama

Filed by Anthony Niedwiecki | October 24, 2008 | 10:00 AM | comments

Jared Polis, who stands to be the 3rd openly GLBT member of Congress (following in the footsteps of Rep. Barney Frank and Rep. Tammy Baldwin) with his historic win in Colorado, is coming to South Florida to help spread the...Read More


Scott McClellen endorses Barack Obama

Filed by Ed Team | October 24, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

"From the very beginning I have said I am going to support the candidate that has the best chance for changing the way Washington works and getting things done and I will be voting for Barack Obama and clapping." --...Read More

We've got to work together

Filed by Bil Browning | October 24, 2008 | 7:00 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch Check out this video a Projector made that uses some of our photos from the DNCC and our coverage of California's first few days of marriage equality. Sweet! Glad we could help with your video,...Read More