May 5, 2009

Maybe he's got Bette Davis eyes?

Filed by Bil Browning | May 05, 2009 | 7:30 PM | comments

Hahahahahahaha. Gary Welsh, bless his heart, is a true treasure to the Indiana blogosphere. Where else could I get this much entertainment for free? Upstarts Miley Cyrus, Paris Hilton and Britney Spears have nothing on him; his diva performances rank...Read More

NOM ads on LGBT sites: A pheNOMenal waste of money

Filed by Jerame Davis | May 05, 2009 | 7:00 PM | comments

There has been some discussion lately of the National Organization for Marriage (NOM) and their latest online advertising campaign. Their anti-marriage equality ads are popping up on LGBT websites across the web. Many of these sites are banning these ads...Read More

Diesel-powered Ageism

Filed by Michael Adams | May 05, 2009 | 6:00 PM | comments

In case you were wondering whether ageism is really that big a deal in our society, take a look at the Diesel ad in the latest issue of GQ Magazine. I'm not talking about the good-looking guy who is sporting...Read More

Miss California shows everyone what God, er, the pageant gave her

Filed by Pam Spaulding | May 05, 2009 | 5:00 PM | comments

You knew it was only a matter of time before the another thing that Maggie's pious National Organization for Marriage touches blows up in its face. Nude photos of Miss Pageant-Paid-for-Jugs-for-Jesus have surfaced and the devoted "Christian" is forced to...Read More

Maine House passes same-sex marriage

Filed by Bil Browning | May 05, 2009 | 4:30 PM | comments

Gay marriage passed another hurdle this morning in Maine. Legislation to allow same-sex marriage passed the state's House of Representatives 89 to 57. It had already been approved by the Senate and now goes to Governor John Baldacci for his...Read More

Virginian Partisans Endorse Brian Moran for Governor

Filed by Michael Hamar | May 05, 2009 | 4:00 PM | comments

At the Equality Virginia Commonwealth Coalition Dinner on April 4, 2009, the boyfriend and I had the opportunity to meet and have a substantial conversation with Brian Moran, one of the Democrat nominee candidates for Governor of Virginia. I was...Read More

390 Years Minus 100 Days ... And Counting

Filed by Terrance Heath | May 05, 2009 | 3:30 PM | comments

This is part 3 of the series "390 Years Minus 100 Days." See Part 1 and Part 2 for other reading. In many ways, the discussion of race in America, particularly as it relates to today’s issues (the economy, health...Read More

Another reason not to shop at Wal-Mart

Filed by Bil Browning | May 05, 2009 | 2:30 PM | comments

As if we needed another reason not to shop at Wal-Mart - the home of low wages (except for the Republican executives!)... Mike Duke, Wal-Mart's CEO, signed the petition to ban gay adoption in Arkansas. Over the weekend, the website...Read More

DC City Council votes 12-1 to recognize same-sex marriages from elsewhere

Filed by Nancy Polikoff | May 05, 2009 | 1:30 PM | comments

Former Mayor and civil rights activist Marion Barry was the only member of the DC City Council to vote against recognizing same-sex marriages performed in other states. The bill will now go to Mayor Adrian Fenty to sign. From there...Read More

YouTubers say "F--k you" to anti-gay bigots

Filed by Bil Browning | May 05, 2009 | 1:00 PM | comments

This has to be one of the best YouTube videos I've seen in a long time. Two dozen YouTubers got together to make this collaboration video to say "Fuck you" to anti-gay bigots. (Hat tip to Projector Todd)...Read More

The "De-Gaying" of the Whitman-Walker Clinic and More: A Review of the Recent Allegations by Council Member Catania

Filed by Dan O'Neill | May 05, 2009 | 12:30 PM | comments

I've been writing and re-writing this post for nearly four months while the turmoil surrounding the Whitman-Walker Clinic (WWC) has continued to unfold. The matter recently came to a head on Monday, April 27th, during a public roundtable concerning DC...Read More

The Future of the American Newspaper

Filed by Guest Blogger | May 05, 2009 | 11:30 AM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Aaron M. Renn originally grew up on a gravel road outside of a town of 29 people in rural Southern Indiana. Today he remains a proud Hoosier, but one who loves cities, and is now better...Read More

The lesson from Justice Souter

Filed by Nancy Polikoff | May 05, 2009 | 10:30 AM | comments

We love him now. After voting with us on the right to equal protection (Romer v. Evans) and the unconstitutionality of sodomy laws (Lawrence v. Texas), we know that Justice David Souter is on our side. So we see him...Read More

Keeping out the swine flu

Filed by Father Tony | May 05, 2009 | 10:00 AM | comments

Some would call this a form of censorship and argue that the gay community should be the last to endorse this sort of government action. Others, including me, feel that it sends a good strong message that intolerance and homophobia...Read More

Joe the Plumber's queer friends

Filed by Bil Browning | May 05, 2009 | 9:30 AM | comments

My God, every time this douchenozzle opens his mouth, more crap just falls out. In an interview with Christianity Today, Joe the Plumber tells the world what he thinks of gays and lesbians. Q: In the last month, same-sex marriage...Read More

Overwhelmed By Events

Filed by John Shields | May 05, 2009 | 9:30 AM | comments

It's been an interesting couple of months for the gay and lesbian community. In just eight weeks, the "news" has gone from California to Iowa to Vermont to the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives. As one intimately involved...Read More

Celebrating Obama's first 100 days

Filed by Kate Clinton | May 05, 2009 | 7:30 AM | comments

What do Republicans have to do to get elected? Become Democrats....Read More


A bridge too far for Obama

Filed by Ed Team | May 05, 2009 | 7:30 AM | comments

"I think that would be a bridge too far for him, to be honest, because that would enter a whole new element into the debate that I don't think he's ready for." -- Tony Perkins of the Family Research Council...Read More

Tiny Tim on masturbation and more!

Filed by Bil Browning | May 05, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

60's singing sensation (and deeply religious) Tiny Tim went on the Midnight Blue show which is best known for its hardcore sex discussions. Tiny Tim talks about masturbation and his sexual habits. (Hat tip to OMG Blog.)...Read More