December 27, 2008

End of the week round-up

Filed by Alex Blaze | December 27, 2008 | 7:00 PM | comments

Here are some great posts you may have missed on The Bilerico Project, Bilerico-Indiana, and Bilerico-Florida. Feel free to promote your own site in the comments. Sunday Help! I'm Afraid to Come Out! (Eric Marcus) How Homophobia Hurts Everyone (Paige...Read More

Lesbian Teen Pregnancy Rates: Can We See the Inequality beyond the Stigma?

Filed by Yasmin Nair | December 27, 2008 | 5:30 PM | comments

There's a new story about lesbian teens making the rounds, and it's being framed in somewhat sensationalist terms. The Vancouver Sun recently reported on University of British Columbia findings about pregnancy among LGB teens with the headline: "Lesbian Youth at...Read More

A Conversation With Dr. Mathilde Krim and Phill Wilson

Filed by IN THE LIFE | December 27, 2008 | 4:00 PM | comments

In recognition of World AIDS Day, December 1, Dr. Krim, Founding Chairman of the American Foundation for Aids Research (amfAR) and Phill Wilson, founder and CEO of the Black AIDS Institute relate their tireless efforts in the fight against...Read More

LGBT Parent Newsmakers of the Year

Filed by Dana Rudolph | December 27, 2008 | 2:30 PM | comments

Who were the LGBT parents who made headlines this year in mainstream or LGBT news? Here are my top individuals or couples, in alphabetic (not rank) order. (This started as a top-ten list, but outgrew that appellation by a bit....Read More

Kristin Chenowith Loves the Gays

Filed by Waymon Hudson | December 27, 2008 | 1:00 PM | comments

And we love her right back. The Broadway baby (from hits like "You're a Good Man Charlie Brown" and "Wicked") and star of TV and Film (like her highly camp and enjoyable turn as Olive Snook on "Pushing Daisies") is...Read More

Please Don't Divorce...

Filed by Michael Crawford | December 27, 2008 | 11:30 AM | comments

The Courage Campaign has launched an amazing and heartbreaking new community photo project called Please Don't Divorce to put faces to the 18,000 married same-sex couples facing the possibility of being forcibly divorced in California. Kenneth Starr, the right-wing prosecutor...Read More

Who Says There Are No Gay Animals?

Filed by Guest Blogger | December 27, 2008 | 10:00 AM | comments

Editors' Note: Erik Deckers is a humor writer based in Indianapolis. He has been writing for 14 years, and published numerous columns, articles, and plays. He is currently working on a comedy novel about ghosts. "There are no gay animals!"...Read More

LEAKED: Bush's Xmas Wish List

Filed by Storm Bear | December 27, 2008 | 8:00 AM | comments

click to enlarge I have this theory I think will hold up after Obama takes his oath next month. I think after Obama is in office and all the idiots are swept out of government (at least most of...Read More


Peter Staley on Join the Impact

Filed by Ed Team | December 27, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Momentum is a bitch. It's probably the hardest thing to maintain in any activist movement. Join The Impact, the new web-based group that organized the remarkable nationwide anti-Prop 8 rallies on November 15th, is learning this hard truth pretty...Read More

Saving Marriage

Filed by Michael Crawford | December 27, 2008 | 7:00 AM | comments

This is the trailer for the new documentary Saving Marriage about the fight for marriage equality in Massachusetts....Read More