February 3, 2009

Pretty girl, foxy lady, or both?

Filed by Gina de Vries | February 03, 2009 | 7:00 PM | comments

It's my birthday today! I am 26, officially closer to thirty than twenty. That brings up a very important question: Do I have to relinquish my femme chicken status? I'm being mostly tongue in cheek in asking this question --...Read More

The Peter is flipping out about the gay nom for Office of Personnel Management

Filed by Pam Spaulding | February 03, 2009 | 6:00 PM | comments

As Josh at Right Wing Watch puts it, Peter LaBarbera sees the nomination of openly gay John Berry to head up the Office of Personnel Management as some sort of "gay mole", one with a sinister plot to homosexualize the...Read More

LGBT Parenting Roundup

Filed by Dana Rudolph | February 03, 2009 | 5:00 PM | comments

Assorted recent news about LGBT families: California's KNBC-TV refused to air an ad during the Super Bowl from GetToKnowUsFirst.org, featuring a gay family. They say the NFL Legal Department considered the ad "advocacy," and would not let it run. During...Read More

TX: out lesbian Annise Parker runs for mayor of Houston

Filed by Pam Spaulding | February 03, 2009 | 4:00 PM | comments

Annise Parker is a popular elected official in Houston, and she's making a strong bid to become the city's first openly gay mayor. Parker is a past president of the Houston GLBT Political Caucus, and represents 2.2 million people as...Read More

A Taste of Utopia

Filed by Waymon Hudson | February 03, 2009 | 3:00 PM | comments

I just got home from my first Creating Change Conference in Denver and have been slowly processing the entire experience. I do promise to write an in-depth look back on the policy, tools, and overall look at the conference, but...Read More

Avon or Old Spice

Filed by Father Tony | February 03, 2009 | 2:00 PM | comments

Would you either buy or avoid a product based on what you know about the LGBT attitude of the company that produces it? If so, you might want to contrast and compare the following. First up is this lovely story...Read More

Creating Change Plenary Speech on HIV/AIDS

Filed by Guest Blogger | February 03, 2009 | 12:30 PM | comments

Editor's Note: Kenyon Farrow is an organizer, communications strategist and writer working on issues at the intersection of HIV/AIDS, prisons and homophobia. A current Policy Institute fellow with the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, Farrow is working on a...Read More

Young Republicans Keepin' It Hip

Filed by Michael Crawford | February 03, 2009 | 11:30 AM | comments

Yeah, I know that the Young Republicans have never been mistaken for the cool kids in the lunchroom. This video, however, shows that they have gotten the fever and are ready to challenge the Democrats for the hearts and mind...Read More

API Equality Celebrates Chinese Lunar New Year

Filed by Karen Ocamb | February 03, 2009 | 10:00 AM | comments

The 10th annual Golden Dragon Parade through Chinatown in downtown Los Angeles is one of the most colorful celebrations in a city renown for its colorful creativity. And for the fourth year in a row, API Equality participated in the...Read More

Michael Phelps is a Pothead! Jennifer Hudson is the Superbowl MVP!

Filed by Michael Buckley | February 03, 2009 | 8:30 AM | comments

Comment Questions of the day: 1. Do you think less of Phelps after this BONG scandal? Will this hurt his career? Should pot be legal? 2. Do you like the video for Kelly Clarkson's "My Life Would Suck Without...Read More


Giuliano is GLAAD ESPN removed offfensive ad

Filed by Ed Team | February 03, 2009 | 7:30 AM | comments

"We are pleased that ESPN realized that this ad was problematic and decided to remove it so quickly. Ads that exploit these kinds of clich├ęd stereotypes may elicit cheap laughs, but they also send a message that some people are...Read More

Top 10 Reasons Not to Date a Meat Eater

Filed by Bil Browning | February 03, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

We're creeping up on Valentine's Day, so it seemed a good time to promote Matthew Lush's top ten list of reasons he only dates vegetarians....Read More