April 21, 2009

Let's talk about sext

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 21, 2009 | 7:00 PM | comments

I'm so far behind the times I don't even have a cell phone, but I can see why what this DA has planned won't help children. Mattilda posted a few weeks ago about rural Pennsylvania DA George Skumanick's crusade to...Read More

Gavin Newsom is running for CA Governor

Filed by Bil Browning | April 21, 2009 | 6:00 PM | comments

SHOCKER!! Gavin Newsom is running for Governor of California. Newsom announced his candidacy over Twitter this morning. It's official- running for Gov of CA. Wanted you to be the first to know. Need your help. Check out video: http://tr.im/iOCN and...Read More

Why I Don't Do 'Bi'

Filed by Jessica Hoffmann | April 21, 2009 | 4:30 PM | comments

Editors' note: This post ran over a year and a half ago on TBP and has been one of the most popular. Since there are lots of new readers on the site, we thought we'd run it again. Enjoy! It's...Read More

The importance of being out

Filed by Austen Crowder | April 21, 2009 | 4:30 PM | comments

Once upon a time, I taught English at a Catholic high school. My teaching style led to me leaving good impressions on many of the students, most of whom were begging me to stay by the end of the year....Read More

What If Your Dream Job Doesn't Exist Anymore?

Filed by Terrance Heath | April 21, 2009 | 3:30 PM | comments

Shelly Palmer asks a rather disturbing question. How many people are now looking for jobs that no longer exist? If you used to be a computer photo typesetter, you were replaced in the 1980's with desktop publishing. Now, if you...Read More

Notes from the Parisian Gay and Lesbian Theater Festival: Concerto en Laminoir

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 21, 2009 | 3:00 PM | comments

In keeping you all up-to-date on the theater festival, I went to Concerto en Laminoir (a play on words that sounds like "Concerto in A Minor," but "laminoir" actually means "flat rolling," or the process used to flatten out sheet...Read More

Miami Beach Pride: the celebration and the parade

Filed by Father Tony | April 21, 2009 | 2:00 PM | comments

A wonderful time. An old-school Mayor throws an old-school Pride and everyone cheers....Read More

Another Boy Kills Himself

Filed by Sara Whitman | April 21, 2009 | 2:00 PM | comments

I wanted to write today about the cats howling all the way up to Ogunquit, where the boys and I are spending April break. Or about how beautiful the ocean is, how it brings me to a place of calm....Read More

Where gays can get married

Filed by Bil Browning | April 21, 2009 | 1:30 PM | comments

I admit it, I'm a map geek. I tend to be visually oriented; if I can see it, I understand it better. This Chicago Tribune graphic showing where gays can get married is really helpful for seeing the bigger picture....Read More

'Getting Real' About Bullying-Related Suicides

Filed by Guest Blogger | April 21, 2009 | 12:00 PM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Debra Chasnoff is an Academy Award-winning documentary filmmaker and the Executive Director of GroundSpark, a non-profit organization creating visionary films and educational campaigns that move individuals and communities to take action for a more just world....Read More

Perez Hilton is a dumb bitch

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 21, 2009 | 11:00 AM | comments

The YouTube moment from the Miss USA pageant is making its way around the internets. In case you didn't see it, Pam posted the video of Carrie Prejean, AKA Miss California, opposing same-sex marriage when asked about it by Perez...Read More

Why Regular Sex in Monogamous Relationships Is Important

Filed by Michele O'Mara | April 21, 2009 | 9:30 AM | comments

So what's the big deal about sex? Some want it, some don't. Truth is, there are all sorts of things in life we want, but don't necessarily get. Why then, is sex perceived by so many as some sort of...Read More

Gay Miami Beach loves their Mayor

Filed by Father Tony | April 21, 2009 | 9:00 AM | comments

Matti Herrera Bower, the first Hispanic mayor and first lady mayor of Miami Beach, has the simple genius of the old-school mayors. Listen to her welcoming address at Miami Beach's Gay Pride celebration and parade on Saturday, and you'll see...Read More


Gathering Storm Marks Turning Point

Filed by Ed Team | April 21, 2009 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Yet easy to mock as 'Gathering Storm' may be, it nonetheless bookmarks a historic turning point in the demise of America's anti-gay movement. What gives the ad its symbolic significance is not just that it's idiotic but that its release...Read More

Another NOM parody ad

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 21, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

This one's pretty good. Not the best, but it's pretty good....Read More