December 18, 2008

Make Your Voice Heard About Rick Warren

Filed by Scott Kaiser | December 18, 2008 | 8:00 PM | comments

As a gay American who supported, campaigned, and voted for Barack Obama, I cannot even begin to tell you how disappointed and hurt I feel by the choice of anti-gay Pastor Rick Warren to lead the inaugural invocation. Although I...Read More

Another assault on women's choice

Filed by Alex Blaze | December 18, 2008 | 6:30 PM | comments

Women's reproductive choice suffered a legal blow this week, with the Bush administration issuing a new rule that allows medical staff who have moral objections to women's autonomy to refuse treatment: The controversial rule empowers federal health officials to cut...Read More

The More Things "Change", the More They Stay the Same...

Filed by Waymon Hudson | December 18, 2008 | 5:30 PM | comments

With the crushing defeats at the ballot box for our community this past November, the one bright spot, the glimmer of hope, that I held on to was Obama's election. While I may not always have agreed with all his...Read More

Being an Atheist in the Queer Community

Filed by Guest Blogger | December 18, 2008 | 4:00 PM | comments

Editors' note: Greta Christina blogs at Greta Christina's Blog. I want to talk about being an atheist in the queer community. This is going to be hard to talk about. But it's been on my mind a lot lately, and...Read More

Responding to Obama: We can disagree without being disagreeable, but Rick Warren cannot

Filed by Alex Blaze | December 18, 2008 | 3:00 PM | comments

The Obama team has come out with its official talking points on the Warren invocation, and there's nothing there that's all too surprising. They want the celebrity power at their ceremony but they don't want to take responsibility for picking...Read More

About that Obama transition team meeting with the LGBTs

Filed by Nancy Polikoff | December 18, 2008 | 2:30 PM | comments

Until this post on the National Youth Advocacy Coalition (NYAC) blog, I hadn't seen a list of all those in attendance at last Wednesday's (Dec 10) LGBT meeting with the Obama transition team. Thanks to Greg Varnum for also posting...Read More

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DC community outraged at mayor's silence after gay man murdered

Filed by Michael Crawford | December 18, 2008 | 1:30 PM | comments

The DC LGBT community is outraged over the latest murdered of a gay person and the absolute silence coming from the DC's mayor Adrian Fenty over the increasing level of violence affecting LGBT people. Durval V. Martins A 35-year-old gay...Read More

Obama's Vision - He Doesn't See Us

Filed by Karen Ocamb | December 18, 2008 | 12:00 PM | comments

There's a saying in the 12 Step programs about being sick and tired of being sick and tired. It's at this point - generally your own personal version of rock bottom - that you surrender and admit something has been...Read More

His man goes south for the winter

Filed by Father Tony | December 18, 2008 | 11:00 AM | comments

Dear Father Tony, You won't print this, I know, but maybe you can email me your opinion. I met a guy I like but there is a problem. He told me before we met that he was really into...Read More

Yawn: Obama is Time's Person of the Year

Filed by Bil Browning | December 18, 2008 | 10:00 AM | comments

Duh. I mean, who else were they going to name Person of the Year? Sarah Palin? She was runner-up. Seriously. Don't get me wrong. I'm all in favor of the nod to Obama; it's great. Super. Fantastic. He deserves it....Read More

Gay Geeks: What is this RSS thing anyway?

Filed by Jerame Davis | December 18, 2008 | 8:30 AM | comments

Editors' Note: This has been bumped back up to the top by the Ed Team. We have ten times more traffic now than when it was first published, so it's a good time to remind Projectors of the easiest way...Read More


George Bush wants to write a book

Filed by Ed Team | December 18, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

"It's hard to tell, hard to imagine what it's like to go from 100 miles an hour to 5. I'm going to want to build a policy institute at Southern Methodist, probably write a book. And beyond that, I'm open...Read More

Now he's a happy bell ringer!

Filed by Bil Browning | December 18, 2008 | 7:00 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch While I still won't toss any money into the Salvation Army buckets (not gay friendly!), this guy is definitely a hard working bell ringer. And he's so damned happy about it too!...Read More