April 17, 2009

Queer music Friday - Dresden Dolls

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 17, 2009 | 5:00 PM | comments

Unlike vaudeville, cabaret will never die. This is a seriously awesome song from the Dresden Dolls, "Missed Me," featuring the bisexual Amanda Palmer and the "passionate about cross-dressing" Brian Viglione. Amanda Palmer, speaking with Chicago Pride about how everyone's bi:...Read More

The Hamster Wheel

Filed by Terrance Heath | April 17, 2009 | 4:00 PM | comments

The term “hamster wheel” has been stuck in my mind all day. Just one question. How does one get off the crazy thing?...Read More

From the inbox roundup

Filed by Bil Browning | April 17, 2009 | 3:00 PM | comments

Every week we get more tips to the blog than we can ever post about. That's sad because quite a few of the tips are worthwhile, but we just run out of time. As I was cleaning out the inbox...Read More

Sex in Monogamous Relationships

Filed by Michele O'Mara | April 17, 2009 | 2:00 PM | comments

Did you know that women are more receptive to sex when their feet are warm? Lets talk about sex. After all, who doesn't like to talk about sex? This topic is so involved that I've written a three-part series on...Read More

Day of Silence open thread

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 17, 2009 | 1:30 PM | comments

Today is the National Day of Silence. Are you participating? Any Day of Silence stories?...Read More

The Fear of Hope

Filed by Guest Blogger | April 17, 2009 | 12:30 PM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Jeff Buppert's work has appeared in Frontiers, Drummer and The Family Business Report, as well as BuzzFlash and on stage at the Powerhouse Theater in Santa Monica; his story on gay adoption will appear in the...Read More

Momentum for marriage is building...

Filed by Michael Crawford | April 17, 2009 | 12:00 PM | comments

The movement to win marriage equality is getting bigger, stronger and more diverse each and every day. People across the DC and across the nation are opening their hearts and minds and realizing that marriage is and should be a...Read More

Stephen Colbert parodies that NOM ad

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 17, 2009 | 11:30 AM | comments

Earlier this week we saw the self-nominated best parody of that idiotic NOM ad, but now Stephen Colbert threw his hat into the ring. I dunno, it's pretty good, but is it the best parody? The Colbert ReportMon - Thurs...Read More

How about the whole story on taxes and same-sex married couples?

Filed by Nancy Polikoff | April 17, 2009 | 10:30 AM | comments

Gary Gates does amazing work. He is singlehandedly responsible for the wealth of knowledge we have about same-sex couples from census data. I turn to him for data for my own work. But his co-authored Huffington Post piece today doesn't...Read More

Every Little Step

Filed by Father Tony | April 17, 2009 | 9:30 AM | comments

Note from Bil: Everyone who comments on this post will be eligible to win one of three full sized movie posters from Every Little Step. Winners must live in the United States and will be drawn at random at midnight...Read More

The Force Remains With Us: Essex Hemphill

Filed by Wyatt O'Brian Evans | April 17, 2009 | 9:00 AM | comments

Last Saturday night (or was it Sunday?), I was dining at B. Smith's Union Station with one of my favorite "peeps," Mr. Essex Hemphill. He's the late, renowned, groundbreaking African-American gay poet, editor and activist, you know. Since we hadn't...Read More

Miley Cyrus Has Chlamydia Heroin Sex Tape?!

Filed by Michael Buckley | April 17, 2009 | 8:00 AM | comments

Comment Questions of the Day: 1. Do you think Jamie Foxx was wrong to say those things even if he was "just being a comedian?" 2. What did you think of Zac Efron on SNL? 3. Are you watching...Read More


Why We Are Silent Today

Filed by Ed Team | April 17, 2009 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Please understand my reasons for not speaking today. I am participating in the Day of Silence (DOS), a national youth movement bringing attention to the silence faced by lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people and their allies. My deliberate silence...Read More

Sigur Rós does la Blogotheque

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 17, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

One of my all-time favorite Queer music Friday bands, Sigur Rós, plays "Vid spilum endalaust" for one of my favorite e-zines, La Blogotheque....Read More