November 6, 2008

Art for Life

Filed by Bil Browning | November 06, 2008 | 10:00 PM | comments

From a press release sent to Bilerico-Indiana: The 5th annual Art for Life will be held on Friday, Nov. 21 at Old National Bank in Downtown Evansville. This is one of the fastest growing HIV/AIDS fund raisers in our region,...Read More

Our Choice on Prop 8 and African Americans: Reckless Carping or Productive Change?

Filed by Guest Blogger | November 06, 2008 | 8:00 PM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Cindy Rizzo is a long time Projector. She blogs at Personal=Political=Polemical. Losing California has been a major demoralizing event for our community and there's no way to minimize that. Frankly I feel robbed--robbed of the opportunity...Read More

The election & other thoughts from The Road

Filed by Gina de Vries | November 06, 2008 | 7:00 PM | comments

Tuesday night while friends of mine were watching the election returns I was on a train from Portland to Seattle. It was, to say the least, bizarre to be on a train -- without cell service for half of the...Read More

Election Politics: Winning to lose or losing to win?

Filed by Tobi Hill-Meyer | November 06, 2008 | 6:00 PM | comments

During any election it's hard to have a long term vision for success. Everything is focused on the upcoming election day. I've been on so many campaigns where the goal was to win at any cost and unfortunately the costs...Read More

Implications for LGBTQ equality

Filed by Juan and Ken Ahonen-Jover | November 06, 2008 | 5:30 PM | comments

Michelle Obama very eloquently spoke a few months ago about the common struggles "from Selma to Stonewall." The path to equality is not a straight road, so to speak. We advance, and then we go backwards. So the question to...Read More

Voices from California

Filed by Jessica Hoffmann | November 06, 2008 | 5:00 PM | comments

Thought I'd point your attention to two nuanced, moving posts by two of my favorite CA queer women reckoning with what to make of Tuesday's events: At Chicks Dig Me, Joan Kelly asks "California--reddest blue state in the union?" And...Read More

A Change is Gonna Come

Filed by Terrance Heath | November 06, 2008 | 4:00 PM | comments

It's been a long, long time coming But I know, a change is gonna come. Oh, yes it will. Sam Cooke, "A Change is Gonna Come" At 11:01 p.m. last night, after the polls closed in California, I just had...Read More

Race, sexuality, and Proposition 8

Filed by Alex Blaze | November 06, 2008 | 3:00 PM | comments

In the wake of the passage of Proposition 8, I'm troubled by the resurgence of "blame black people" rhetoric coming from some some gay people. It's not that African Americans didn't vote for Prop 8 in a higher percentage than...Read More

Feeling A Part of, and Apart from, the Nation: Or, Why Do I Have to Take it Personally?

Filed by Paige Schilt | November 06, 2008 | 2:30 PM | comments

Damn it, I didn't want to be sad yesterday. As soon as the election was called for Barack Obama, I raced to the shores of Austin's Lady Bird Johnson Lake to join a jubilant group of friends and strangers. We...Read More


Will we bring home the Best LGBT Blog Award this year?

Filed by Bil Browning | November 06, 2008 | 1:30 PM | comments

Last year we came in 2nd place for the Best LGBT Blog Award. Nominations are open for this year's round of awards and we have a few nominations already. A few of our contributors have also been nominated for their...Read More

How to have gay vacation sex

Filed by Father Tony | November 06, 2008 | 12:30 PM | comments

Dear Tony, My name is Paulo, I am a journalism student from Buenos Aires. I would like to know, if you are still at the Axel Hotel, if I can interview you for an article that I have to...Read More

Top 10 web videos of the presidential campaign

Filed by Alex Blaze | November 06, 2008 | 11:30 AM | comments

2008 saw an explosion when it came to internet usage in politics. With the technology to create, distribute, and view video content widely available, it seemed like anybody who was anybody was creating videos for the whole world to watch....Read More

A New Morning In America

Filed by Monica Roberts | November 06, 2008 | 11:00 AM | comments

Okay, so I was wrong. It's one time I will happily say (and will write the post on November 5 if it plays out) I was wrong about an issue. I've always told friends that I believed the United States...Read More

First Thoughts: Reflection on the 2008 Elections

Filed by H. Alexander Robinson | November 06, 2008 | 10:00 AM | comments

All across America there is celebration of the election of Barack Obama as our 44th President of the United States. The disappointing setback represented in the passage of marriage bans and anti-gay legislation does not diminish my hopefulness for positive...Read More

New and improved: Keeping up with the times

Filed by Bil Browning | November 06, 2008 | 7:00 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch State Supreme Court Chief Justice Randall Shepard and his clerk, David Remondini, star in this short video encouraging Indiana judges to keep up with technology so they can do their jobs better. It's really funny....Read More


The way we process our stories

Filed by Ed Team | November 06, 2008 | 7:00 AM | comments

"The way we process our own stories is interesting. Who we see as the heroes and the villains. What we see ourselves as fighting over. How we see our relationship to the world. Is it a story of bounty or...Read More