May 19, 2009

Jillian T. Weiss -- Then and Now

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | May 19, 2009 | 6:30 PM | comments

In this picture, it was 1979 and I was 17 years old, wearing a suit and tie, and standing next to a grand piano with several harp-shaped trophies. By that age, I had won or placed in the state-wide...Read More

What does the NH religious exemption mean?

Filed by Nan Hunter | May 19, 2009 | 5:30 PM | comments

Today the New Hampshire state Senate Judiciary Committee is expected to add the language that Governor Lynch has requested to an unrelated bill and bring it to the full Senate for a vote tomorrow. If it passes the Senate, the...Read More

More Quality in our Equality...

Filed by Bo Shuff | May 19, 2009 | 4:30 PM | comments

This is an ongoing series that began at Bears Left. This is part one and was originally published on April 15th. Part 2, published there on May 11th will follow tomorrow, with Part 3 on Thursday. The only way that...Read More

APA Admits No Gay Gene - Really?

Filed by Donna Pandori | May 19, 2009 | 4:30 PM | comments

Charlie Butts,, reports The attempt to prove that homosexuality is determined biologically has been dealt a knockout punch. An American Psychological Association publication includes an admission that there's no homosexual "gene" -- meaning it's not likely that homosexuals are...Read More

This Week at Stonewall

Filed by Charles L. Ross | May 19, 2009 | 3:40 PM | comments

This week at Stonewall Library & Archives Thursday, May 21 SNAP Social Network of Active Professionals This month, the gathering will be at Rosie's, 2449 Wilton Drive, Wilton Manors. 6:00-8:00pm $10 suggested donation. Call or email Chad for more info...Read More

Warm, warm, and warm

Filed by Sara Whitman | May 19, 2009 | 3:30 PM | comments

Ok, enough. Enough with the cold, enough with the bad coffee, enough with the compost toilet. Enough with the silence. I left downeast and came to Ogunquit. I've never been so happy to see traffic....Read More

Is In re Marriage Cases the new Roe v. Wade?

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 19, 2009 | 2:30 PM | comments

Does anyone else get the feeling that the Republicans are now just throwing out whatever stupid strategy pops into their head and seeing what sticks? Because the Washington Post is reporting that same-sex marriage might become the new flashpoint for...Read More

"Yasmin Nair: Eat This!" Or: How to Leave Comments Without Going up In Flames

Filed by Yasmin Nair | May 19, 2009 | 1:00 PM | comments

I recently began my stint as a regular contributor on The blog, devoted to queers and money, has a tagline that reads: "We're here, we're queer, and we're not going shopping without coupons." My first post was about the...Read More


What's the difference between Michael Savage and Fred Phelps?

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 19, 2009 | 10:30 AM | comments

I was reading this article about how the UK Home Secretary was questioned about her decision to publish a list of 16 people unwelcome in Great Britain that included radio host Michael Savage and Westboro Baptist Church leader Fred Phelps....Read More

Pillar of Strength

Filed by Michele O'Mara | May 19, 2009 | 9:30 AM | comments

I've been seeing a lady for about two months now and all has been well. However this is the first relationship where i find myself being the man emotionally, and its left me feeling very guarded and unhappy with...Read More

Rodger McFarlane

Filed by Father Tony | May 19, 2009 | 8:00 AM | comments

Statement by Friends & Family of Rodger McFarlane on his Death It is with deep sadness that we announce the death of our friend, colleague, and hero, Rodger McFarlane. A pioneer and legend in the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender...Read More


Wilde About Politics

Filed by Ed Team | May 19, 2009 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Gertrude, truth is a very complex thing, and politics is a very complex business. There are wheels within wheels. One may be under certain obligations to people that one must pay. Sooner or later in political life one has to...Read More

Gibbs dodges on DOMA question

Filed by Bil Browning | May 19, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

Advocate reporter Kerry Eleveld was able to ask White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs a question at yesterday's daily press briefing. He asked about the Defense of Marriage Act and Gibbs' answer is stunning in its simplicity....Read More