January 4, 2009

Every Closet Door

Filed by Terrance Heath | January 04, 2009 | 7:00 PM | comments

I was probably sleeping at 1:20 a.m. on June, 28, 1969, when police raided the Stonewall Inn, in Greenwich Village, setting off several days and nights of riots now credited with launching the modern gay rights movement. I was...Read More

Obama might prosecute BushCo for war crimes?

Filed by Bil Browning | January 04, 2009 | 5:30 PM | comments

An interesting article can be found on the Change.org website by Bob Fertik, President of Democrats.com, under the title, "Appoint a Special Prosecutor for the Crimes of the Bush Administration." President-elect Obama recently said, "if I found out that there...Read More

Road notes

Filed by Father Tony | January 04, 2009 | 4:00 PM | comments

To prepare for the DC beltway, study the chariot race scene in Ben Hur. The South is different. Between Richmond, Virginia and Jacksonville, Florida, NPR disappears, and the dial is swamped with Jesus. Consumers are fed what they want. The...Read More

Kudos to the Indy Star's Francesca Jarosz

Filed by Bil Browning | January 04, 2009 | 2:30 PM | comments

Indianapolis Star reporter Francesca Jarosz is a professional journalist. I say this, not because she works for the Indy Star, but because unlike every other Indianapolis media source, Jarosz reached out to ask how the Star could report on the...Read More

Al Franken's ahead of Norm Coleman by 225 votes

Filed by Alex Blaze | January 04, 2009 | 1:00 PM | comments

Al Franken is up 225 votes in Minnesota in his race for the US Senate. The state Canvassing Board is expected to certify the results and declare him the winner tomorrow. His opponent, the incumbent Republican Norm Coleman, is expected...Read More

What is really going on in Gaza

Filed by Storm Bear | January 04, 2009 | 11:45 AM | comments

click to enlarge As we all have, I have been watching the Israeli Defense Force assault on Gaza over the last few days. And from what I can tell, it is exactly like shooting fish in a barrel. I...Read More

HIV Denial Kills

Filed by Guest Blogger | January 04, 2009 | 11:30 AM | comments

Editors' Note: Justin B. Smith is a 28 year old Air Force veteran and gay and AIDS activist from Baltimore, MD. He writes Justin's HIV Journal. HIV denialist Christine Maggiore, 52 died on the 27th of December. Maggorie was a...Read More

Knowing Our History

Filed by Michael Crawford | January 04, 2009 | 10:00 AM | comments

An intense discussion is being played out over the film Milk and whether or not it offers a sanitized version of Harvey Milk's life and gay movement history. In the Huffington Post Nancy Goldstein says: Was Van Sant afraid that...Read More


Portland Mayor Sam Adams

Filed by Ed Team | January 04, 2009 | 7:30 AM | comments

"This is a testament to how fair-minded Portlanders are that it wasn't an issue. I spend my time on the basic issues of life. A part of that includes equal rights, but that's not even close to a majority...Read More


Filed by Michael Crawford | January 04, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

It is films like Antarctica full of beautiful Jewish men that make me want to catch the next flight to Tel Aviv. Look for the film at a LGBT film festival near you....Read More