December 1, 2008

President-Elect Obama Commemorates World AIDS Day

Filed by Michael Crawford | December 01, 2008 | 8:30 PM | comments

President-elect Obama released a video message and statement today to mark the 20th anniversary of World AIDS Day. While acknowledging that we have made progress, he also points out that we still have a long way to go to defeat...Read More

Do Not Doubt the Dangerousness of the 12-inch Politician

Filed by Eric Leven | December 01, 2008 | 7:30 PM | comments

One of my favorite pieces of writing from the 1980's AIDS crisis is entitled "Do Not Doubt the Dangerousness of the 12-inch Politician" and can be found in David Wojnarowicz's book Close to the Knives: A Memoir of Disintegration. Writer,...Read More

The issues, the challenges, and the people

Filed by IN THE LIFE | December 01, 2008 | 7:00 PM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch This December, IN THE LIFE looks at the current state of HIV/AIDS and the continuing effort to educate and communicate the peril it still presents. We look at the issues, the challenges, and the people...Read More

Your Tax Dollars at Work

Filed by Waymon Hudson | December 01, 2008 | 5:30 PM | comments

It's very clear that the economy is in the toilet. The national crisis is trickling down (is that what they meant by "trickle-down economics"??) to the states- with education, healthcare, first responders and hundreds of other programs being slashed to...Read More

Where I've been spending my time lately

Filed by Jerame Davis | December 01, 2008 | 5:00 PM | comments

I thought I'd share with everyone what's been keeping me busy the past few months. Some folks may already know I've been working on a new LGBT social site called Friends You Know. Well, the secret is out! The site...Read More

Congressman Andre Carson on World AIDS Day 2008

Filed by Bil Browning | December 01, 2008 | 4:45 PM | comments

Congressman Andre Carson (D) released this statement today on World AIDS Day 2008: "Every year World AIDS Day provides the global community with an excellent opportunity to re-affirm its commitment to promoting and supporting international initiatives that successfully treat and...Read More

Gay Duo Kidnaps Babies From Straight Couples

Filed by Prince Gomolvilas | December 01, 2008 | 4:00 PM | comments

Okay, my headline is a little misleading. But since I deal almost exclusively in shameless provocation, did you expect differently? As you probably already know, a circuit court in Florida, the only state that flat-out bans gay adoption, has ruled...Read More

10 World AIDS Day 2008 videos from around the globe

Filed by Bil Browning | December 01, 2008 | 3:00 PM | comments

Today is World AIDS Day 2008. As I was looking around yesterday for today's You Gotta See This video, I noticed how many great videos had been produced from all around the globe. I picked American Idol finalist Nadia Turner's...Read More

This Era of Black Women and HIV/AIDS

Filed by Rev Irene Monroe | December 01, 2008 | 1:30 PM | comments

December 1 is World AIDS Day and Black women are dying of AIDS. And is anyone doing anything about it? Right here in the nation's capitol, the HIV/AIDS epidemic rivals that of many Third World countries. Washington DC, affectionately dubbed...Read More

Twilight Star Michael Welch: Prop 8 is Absolute Disaster

Filed by Michael Crawford | December 01, 2008 | 12:30 PM | comments

Even vampires get that Prop 8 is just plain wrong. Michael Welch, one of the stars of red-hot vampire-human love story Twilight, called the passage of Prop 8 an " absolute disaster" in an exclusive video on the Campaign Silo....Read More

The New Politics of Yes: Yes We Can... Overturn Prop 8

Filed by Guest Blogger | December 01, 2008 | 11:00 AM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Torie Osborn has been a social activist for 40 years; She is former Executive Director of the LA Gay and Lesbian Center, NGLTF, and the LIberty HIll Foundation. She is currently Senior Advisor to Los Angeles...Read More

Harry Potter on Nudity

Filed by Prince Gomolvilas | December 01, 2008 | 10:00 AM | comments

Much has been made of Daniel Radcliffe's full-frontal appearance in Peter Shaffer's Equus, now on Broadway, but the glee with which teen girls and gay men were filled with when discussing the idea of seeing Radcliffe's man-spear was stamped out...Read More

The Twilight Movie Sucked!?

Filed by Michael Buckley | December 01, 2008 | 8:00 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch I loved this movie from start to finish!! It sucked in a good way! Yay! I want to suck your bloooood! Comment Questions of the Day: 1. What did you think of the movie Twilight?!...Read More

AIDS Quilt on display in Indianapolis for World AIDS Day

Filed by Bil Browning | December 01, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

Rev Walter Sherman of Indianapolis writes in: St. Alban's will have hanging this week (beginning Sunday, November 30 through the following Sunday, December 7) a panel of the AIDS Memorial Quilt, in observance of Worlds AIDS Day, December 1. The...Read More


Obama is on a "supernatural mission"

Filed by Ed Team | December 01, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

"The man has the almost eerie ability to inspire either affection bordering on worship or dread and loathing, depending largely on one's religious views or lack thereof. Whether he and his presidency have any relationship with and relevance to the...Read More

American Idol finalist Nadia Turner's World AIDS Day PSA

Filed by Bil Browning | December 01, 2008 | 7:00 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch American Idol finalist Nadia Turner stars in this PSA for World AIDS Day 2008....Read More