July 11, 2009

Rockstar, dead puppies and one Badash blogger

Filed by Bil Browning | July 11, 2009 | 6:00 PM | comments

We had even better posts than usual this week plus we had two big announcements about site news. First we announced that popular blogger and Twitter guru David Badash would be joining us as a TBP blogger. Plus, the lawsuit...Read More

"We Keep Marrying Other Species"

Filed by Terrance Heath | July 11, 2009 | 4:00 PM | comments

Some things have to be seen and head to be believed. [Via Huffington Post.] I'm writing something longer that will incorporate this, but I was so blown away that I wanted to go ahead and post it now. I'll connect...Read More

The Brüno Effect

Filed by Guest Blogger | July 11, 2009 | 3:00 PM | comments

Editor's Note: Guest blogger Randy Shulman is co-publisher and editor-in-chief of Metro Weekly, a GLBT newsmagazine based in Washington, D.C. Visit them at www.metroweekly.com. I'll admit, I laughed my ass off throughout Brüno, Sacha Baron Cohen's latest shockfest. Opening this...Read More

Are the Rights 5 the Right Stuff?

Filed by Dana Rudolph | July 11, 2009 | 2:00 PM | comments

If you've been reading posts here over the past few days, you'll know that Batwoman has been running for Mayor of DC. Across the country, in Colorado, five new LGBT superheroes have arisen as well, dedicated to informing fellow citizens...Read More

Best wishes for a beautiful bride

Filed by Bil Browning | July 11, 2009 | 12:00 PM | comments

The Indiana Family Institute's Director of Public Policy, Ryan McCann, got married at the end of June. His wife, Tory Clark, is a beautiful and gentle woman; I admire her patience, wit and kindness. Interestingly enough though, the IFI's blog...Read More

What's In a Handshake?

Filed by Guest Blogger | July 11, 2009 | 10:00 AM | comments

[Editors' Note:] Steve Publicover is a middle-aged gay man living with his partner of nine years in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Southwestern Virginia, with three cats, four ducks and a pond. Steve worked for eleven years in the non-profit...Read More

Incoming GLAAD President Jarrett Barrios on BRÜNO

Filed by Father Tony | July 11, 2009 | 9:00 AM | comments

The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) has issued the following statement from incoming President Jarrett Barrios in response to the film "Brüno"....Read More


Can't Count On It

Filed by Ed Team | July 11, 2009 | 7:30 AM | comments

"This is an important issue and legitimate question that we're working to resolve." --Nick Kimball, spokesperson for the U.S. Commerce Department, on the Census Bureau's technical difficulties with counting married same-sex couples as married...Read More

On Letterman: Bruno & the terrorist

Filed by Bil Browning | July 11, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

Sacha Baron Cohen was on Letterman the other night (as himself instead of the character Bruno). Whether you think Bruno is skewers homophobia or degrades into the stereotypes it's attempting to fight, you have to admit that Cohen is...Read More