February 25, 2009


How Gay Marriage Put an End to Gay Sex

Filed by Yasmin Nair | February 25, 2009 | 6:30 PM | comments

As the push for gay marriage becomes more relentless, images of gay men kissing spring up everywhere. But that's where it ends, without the slightest hint of what might come after the kiss. There is nary a whisper about the reality of gay male partnerships.Read More

The Cost of War

Filed by Sara Whitman | February 25, 2009 | 5:30 PM | comments

I'm still digesting the President's speech last night. Mostly, he did a good job being serious, focused and being honest about the problems we face. I found one part of what he said particularly interesting... "We will never again hide...Read More

Why is Rachel Maddow sexy?

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 25, 2009 | 3:30 PM | comments

To me (and, yes, I find her sexy), it's about the fact that she doesn't bark her opinion into a camera. Instead, she dissects issues carefully and is open to long discussions of policy matters. It's probably the same reason...Read More

Delonas Controversy Is A Symptom Of A Larger Problem At The Post

Filed by Guest Blogger | February 25, 2009 | 2:00 PM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Justin Cole is the Director of Digital and Online Media for GLAAD - The Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation. Last week, the controversy surrounding a cartoon by Sean Delonas, the New York Post editorial cartoonist,...Read More

A real Savior-based economy

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 25, 2009 | 1:00 PM | comments

South Carolina's governor, Mark Sanford (R), recently rejected stimulus money for his state's unemployment insurance fund. The funds are meant to alleviate the burden of state unemployment funds (since most states can't deficit spend), increase the amount of free money...Read More

I have doubts about Obama's stimulus package

Filed by Bil Browning | February 25, 2009 | 12:00 PM | comments

I don't understand Obama's stimulus package. I'm not an economist - just an average working class American citizen. While everyone has been praising Obama's address to the joint session of Congress last night, I'm left with more questions than answers....Read More

Censorship Deprives Millions of Hearing Oscar Night Equality Messages

Filed by Waymon Hudson | February 25, 2009 | 11:00 AM | comments

By now we've all heard the great pro-equality speeches by Sean Penn and Dustin Lance Black from the Oscar telecast. Sean Penn, not surprisingly, took on anti-gay political sentiment (and Westboro Baptist Church), while Black delivered a tear-jerking message to...Read More

Obama's going for an individual mandate in health care reform

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 25, 2009 | 10:00 AM | comments

According to Ezra Klein, the Obama administration will be trying to include an individual mandate in health care reform. The White House wants Congress to write the bill, so it'll start there, but they're working on an outline of what...Read More

Take A Minute to Be A Voice for Equality

Filed by Nadine Smith | February 25, 2009 | 10:00 AM | comments

We are looking to get folks to do 30, 60 or 90 second unscripted videos about why working for full equality matters to them. Your video will be posted on our website and included in education packets to lawmakers on...Read More

Bobby Jindal - Science Fail

Filed by Storm Bear | February 25, 2009 | 8:00 AM | comments

click to enlarge Bobby Jindal, the GOP governor of Louisiana delivered the Republican response for Obama's Joint Session of Congress speech. You know it didn't go well when Fox talking heads calls it lackluster. You are certain it sucked...Read More


How they won Prop 8

Filed by Ed Team | February 25, 2009 | 7:30 AM | comments

"The dynamics of the Proposition 8 campaign were unique. We were asking voters for a Yes vote to ban same-sex marriage and restore traditional marriage... We needed to convince voters that gay marriage was not simply "live and let live"--that...Read More

What do lesbians take on a second date?

Filed by Bil Browning | February 25, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

What do lesbians take on a second date? A U-Haul. Beep! Beep! (And be sure to check out Lesbiatopia's interview with the video's creators!)...Read More