April 2, 2009

Five Votes From Making History in Vermont

Filed by Guest Blogger | April 02, 2009 | 10:15 PM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Marty Rouse is the National Field Director of the Human Rights Campaign. Before joining HRC, Rouse served as Campaign Director for MassEquality, the state group that successfully defended marriage equality in Massachusetts. Prior to that he...Read More

Disrespecting the Troops, One Thousand Officers at a Time

Filed by Steve Ralls | April 02, 2009 | 7:00 PM | comments

Throughout their history, right-wing activists, when left with no facts to defend their case, have often turned to scare tactics to keep their crusades going. Whether it is "code red" terror alerts a few days before an election, or dire...Read More

The Jamaica Gleamer covers Boycott Jamaica

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 02, 2009 | 6:00 PM | comments

Here's a bit from an article in the Jamaica Gleaner yesterday, which Michael Petrelis described as "factual and basically balanced": J-flag deplores boycott However, Jason McFarlane, programmes manager at the Jamaica Forum for Lesbians, All-sexuals, and Gays (J-FLAG), said it...Read More

When Kate comes to town

Filed by Bil Browning | April 02, 2009 | 5:00 PM | comments

Kate Clinton gets around. I'm sure you've heard that about her before, but tomorrow she's coming to Indianapolis to ply her wares. She'll be performing with special guests Troubadours of Divine Bliss at the Indiana Roof Ballroom at 8pm. It's...Read More

Where Did Everybody Go?

Filed by Guest Blogger | April 02, 2009 | 4:00 PM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Jack Denelsbeck is the NY State Technical Assistance Manager for ACRIA (AIDS Community Research Initiative of America), where he coordinates and facilitates HIV and HCV health literacy workshops both statewide and nationally. An LGBT activist for...Read More

Kathleen Sebelius supports the public option

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 02, 2009 | 3:30 PM | comments

Well, if you want to know why conservatives went crazy over the Sebelius nomination for Secretary of HHS, it isn't because of abortion (which she wouldn't have any power over), it's because of this: Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius, President Barack...Read More

Same Sex Sunday on Twitter

Filed by Michael Crawford | April 02, 2009 | 2:30 PM | comments

Bil and I were IMing the other day about the usual stuff (boys, politics and social media) when we hit on a great idea: Same Sex Sunday on Twitter. The concept is pretty simple. Its #followfriday gone gay, gay, gay....Read More

Barney Frank needed not to explain why he called Justice Scalia a homophobe

Filed by Rev Irene Monroe | April 02, 2009 | 1:30 PM | comments

When Democratic U.S. Representative Barney Frank called Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia a "homophobe," criticizing his likely support of the Defense of Marriage Act, his remarks were wrongly taken as only a personal attack on Scalia. But Barney Frank's remark...Read More

Compatible Partners launched yesterday

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 02, 2009 | 12:30 PM | comments

eHarmony, after years of discrimination complaints because they excluded same-sex couples, created an online dating service for gay, lesbian, and bisexual people. If you remember, the company ascended quickly a few years back with help from their friends at FOTF....Read More

Some Progressive Thoughts This Morning

Filed by K Travis Ballie | April 02, 2009 | 12:00 PM | comments

As part of my ongoing freakout about needing a job, I've been networking like its the end days lol. These are some questions from another year long political campaign program that I applied to this morning: If elected to office,...Read More

When the Rain in Spain Goes Against the Grain

Filed by Father Tony | April 02, 2009 | 11:30 AM | comments

Dear Father Tony: My new boyfriend wants to piss on me and wants me to piss on him. That's it. Sincerely, Not Into It...Read More

Lisa Larges & The Reprecussions of Rejection

Filed by Steve Ralls | April 02, 2009 | 10:30 AM | comments

Lisa Larges recently found herself the latest person caught in the untenable Catch-22 of too many churches: How can openly lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people demonstrate their commitment to their chosen path - and be a positive example to...Read More

Honda Commercial

Filed by Sara Whitman | April 02, 2009 | 9:30 AM | comments

I'm sacked out, watching Villanova and Pitt go head to head. Commercial comes on for a Honda. Briefly, but certainly, they show two dads and a son. No question, as they have panned from a straight couple with their kid....Read More

Come (to) Back to Love

Filed by Bil Browning | April 02, 2009 | 9:00 AM | comments

Every singer/songwriter uses life experiences to help shape their own musical style and direction. For Washington DC based Tom Goss, that method has been taken to another level on his latest album, Back To Love (April 7, 2009). Produced by...Read More

Not Too Gay Just Gay Enough

Filed by Michael Buckley | April 02, 2009 | 8:00 AM | comments

Do you have a shirt you wear all the time? Now I have five! YAY!...Read More


Compatible Partners

Filed by Ed Team | April 02, 2009 | 7:30 AM | comments

"We chose to settle ultimately because litigation outcomes are unpredictable. We were at it with New Jersey between 2005-2008 and said, 'This is a real burden for the company.' We're just moving forward with a business that we hope turns...Read More

Projector files a red carpet report for Bilerico

Filed by Bil Browning | April 02, 2009 | 7:30 AM | comments

Contest winner Jay Lassiter filed this report of his experience on the red carpet at the NY GLAAD Media Awards. Man, maybe sometime soon I'll get to do the cool stuff! *grins*...Read More