August 27, 2009

Wow. So, yeah. There. What he said.

Filed by Bil Browning | August 27, 2009 | 7:00 PM | comments

I'm still not sure whether or this guy is anti-gay or not, but I doubt he knows either. While Kevin Leininger's News-Sentinel column "Lutheran gay debate shows 'change' isn't always worth believing in" definitely sounds anti-gay, I'm not sure he...Read More

What do teabaggers, birthers and march gossip have in common?

Filed by Bil Browning | August 27, 2009 | 6:30 PM | comments

Have I got some gossip for you! Truly stunning. I got it from a friend who read it on a blog who says they got an e-mail tip from someone they'd never heard of, so we know it's legit. If...Read More

WWDD? - What Would Del Do?

Filed by Kate Kendell | August 27, 2009 | 5:00 PM | comments

Today marks the one-year anniversary of Del Martin's death. Even writing that sentence is hard. Yes, Del lived a full and amazing life. Yes, she accomplished more than most people ever dream. Yes, she had 54 years of love and...Read More

No HIV/AIDS Vigil for the October March?

Filed by Dustin Kight | August 27, 2009 | 4:00 PM | comments

Seth Hemmelgarn at the Bay Area Reporter is reporting that organizers of the National March for Equality have dropped a vigil for people living with HIV/AIDS: It appears that a vigil for people living with HIV/AIDS will not be part...Read More

Love Thy Neighbor? Not at this Florida Church.

Filed by Waymon Hudson | August 27, 2009 | 3:30 PM | comments

And some wonder why Florida has the reputation as the conservative, backwards armpit of America? The Dove World Outreach Center near Gainesville, Florida, has started a new media blitz. Is it helping the poor? Building homes for the homeless? Opening...Read More

What do we point at? Something! When do we point at it? Now!

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 27, 2009 | 3:00 PM | comments

I expressed some concerns earlier about how the National Equality March doesn't really see to be able to form much of a unified message when it comes to what they're demanding. I assumed that their bumper sticker slogan "full equality...Read More

Kentucky Judge says Homeland Security isn't Dependent on God

Filed by Waymon Hudson | August 27, 2009 | 2:00 PM | comments

In a story that is sure to get Dick Cheney out of his undisclosed location, a Judge in Kentucky struck down a 2006 state law that required the Kentucky Office of Homeland Security to stress: dependence on Almighty God as...Read More

Update: police searching for killer of trans woman

Filed by Michael Crawford | August 27, 2009 | 1:00 PM | comments

Editor's Note: There will be a candlelight vigil for the trans victims tomorrow night (Friday) at 6:30pm 209 Q ST NW. Wash, DC. Here's an update my post yesterday about the stabbings of two transgender women in DC. One woman...Read More

ACLU argues - again - that Florida's ban on adoption by gay men and lesbians is unconstitutional

Filed by Nancy Polikoff | August 27, 2009 | 1:00 PM | comments

Last November, I predicted that Florida's ban on adoption by gay men and lesbians was on its way out. Yesterday, the fight to end the ban took another step forward. Gay rights lawyers are cautiously optimistic that Florida's Third District...Read More

California AIDS Clearinghouse among the casualties of the Global War on Taxes

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 27, 2009 | 12:00 PM | comments

Here's some more info on the California AIDS Clearinghouse, one of the orgs cut by Schwarzeneggar's line-item veto that eviscerated that state's HIV/AIDS programs. I'm glad that we had a functional Supreme Court in 1996 that took it away from...Read More

South Dakota's Johnson and Thune: Legislators of the Day

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | August 27, 2009 | 11:30 AM | comments

The passing of Senator Kennedy is a sad day for the nation. It is also a sad day for ENDA, and for all progressive legislation, such as health care reform. The Massachusetts law does not allow the appointment of a...Read More

My Summer Break: A Star-Studded GLAAD Party

Filed by Father Tony | August 27, 2009 | 10:30 AM | comments

I. Am. Exhausted. Between working as an "extra" from dusk till dawn in the movie called "Bear City" being shot this week in NYC, and covering the red carpet at "GLAAD Manhattan" which was held at 230FIFTH, the absolute most...Read More

The Week of Bi-Bi's: Biracial & Bisexual Identity in New Movies and TV

Filed by Guest Blogger | August 27, 2009 | 9:30 AM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Amy Andre, MA, MBA, is a writer, lecturer, and the co-author of Bisexual Health, a book published by the National Gay & Lesbian Task Force. A biracial, bisexual, African American Jew, she lives in San Francisco...Read More


A National Impact

Filed by Ed Team | August 27, 2009 | 7:30 AM | comments

"The nation's eyes were on Massachusetts today, and they saw a triumph for civil rights and fundamental fairness. Today's historic vote will have a national impact on civil rights for years to come. Massachusetts has led the nation in education,...Read More

Tim Wise: Racism, Teabaggers & Healthcare Reform

Filed by Bil Browning | August 27, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

CNN's Don Lemon had Tim Wise, author of "White Like Me," on as a guest the other day. Wise lays it on the line about the direct correlation between the teabagging crowd and racism. (Hat tip to Pam)...Read More