September 1, 2009

Moral values across America

Filed by Alex Blaze | September 01, 2009 | 7:00 PM | comments

They're expecting to certify R-71 in Washington by tomorrow, despite the suit by gay activists to keep it off the ballot. If they're successful (and if even some of their accusations are accepted by a judge, they should be), then...Read More

Growing Support for the National Equality March: 140 New LGBT Activists and Allies Sign On

Filed by Waymon Hudson | September 01, 2009 | 6:00 PM | comments

The momentum for the National Equality March, organized by Equality Across America seems to be reaching a fevered pitch. The March, scheduled for October 10th and 11th in Washington DC, has given blogger Andy Towle of Towleroad a list of...Read More

CDC says AIDS 50 Times Higher in Gays, Bi Men

Filed by Jason Tseng | September 01, 2009 | 5:00 PM | comments

The CDC announced findings stating that Gay/Bi men and MSMs contract HIV/AIDS at a rate 50 times higher than the general populace. Allow me to repeat that statistic: Gay men get HIV/AIDS fifty times more often than straight folk. Previously,...Read More

I'm not about to get me some Hubby Hubby

Filed by Alex Blaze | September 01, 2009 | 4:00 PM | comments

Vermont started performing same-sex marriages today, and congrats to the couples doing that. As has been reported everywhere in gay new and old media, the Unilever conglomerate's Vermont-based division Ben & Jerry's switched the name of Chubby Hubby to Hubby...Read More

The Night is Darkest Before the Dawn: the Rebirth of the CA Equality Movement

Filed by Guest Blogger | September 01, 2009 | 3:00 PM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Jane Wishon is a straight mother-of-three who has been married nearly 33 years. She actively campaigned for No on 8 and has started a cause for straight allies on Facebook. Jane also volunteers for AIDS Project...Read More

Indiana Word: ENDA not as important as buying wine

Filed by Bil Browning | September 01, 2009 | 3:00 PM | comments

Seriously? This was the lead editorial from Indiana's largest LGBT newspaper? After scathing criticism for the Indiana Word's lack of coverage of ENDA and focus on the trivial, the newspaper responds like by saying that getting carded for a bottle...Read More

Cleve Jones on the origins of the National Equality March

Filed by Bil Browning | September 01, 2009 | 2:00 PM | comments

Projectors had the opportunity to interview Cleve Jones last weekend. They sent in questions and I read him them to him off my iPhone. In this video, Jones has finished answering queermonkey89's question about motivating young activists and the conversation...Read More

Anti-gay minister calls on anti-equality activists to undercut home rule in DC

Filed by Michael Crawford | September 01, 2009 | 1:30 PM | comments

Bishop Harry Jackson is stepping up his attacks against gay and lesbian families. He has stated his plans to seek a Prop 8 style ballot fight to ban marriage equality in DC. A previous attempt by Jackson and other anti-marriage...Read More

Mary Cheney donates money to homophobic Senate hopeful

Filed by Alex Blaze | September 01, 2009 | 1:00 PM | comments

In the summer of 2007 I met up with my teen-years boyfriend to see where we were now. We didn't have much to talk about (which was one of the main reasons we knew it wouldn't ever work out... how...Read More

Broward County, FL Passes Resolution Against "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"

Filed by Anthony Niedwiecki | September 01, 2009 | 12:30 PM | comments

Congratulations go to the Broward County Commission which unanimously approved a resolution asking President Obama and Congress to repeal the military's discriminatory policy known as "Don't Ask, Don't Tell." The vote today directs county administration to send a copy of...Read More

WWII Soldiers in drag

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | September 01, 2009 | 12:30 PM | comments

Queenie's my type of girl! Take a peek at other WWII era soldiers in drag from someone who was there....Read More

Cleve Jones: The Man Behind the Curtain

Filed by Bil Browning | September 01, 2009 | 11:00 AM | comments

I had the opportunity to meet veteran activist Cleve Jones Sunday during his recent visit to Chicago. Readers left questions for Jones in the comment section and sent in more via Twitter, Facebook, and e-mail and I did the interview...Read More

West Virginia's Byrd and Rockefeller: Legislators of the Day

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | September 01, 2009 | 10:30 AM | comments

In West Virginia, quite a conservative state in many ways, two Democrats hold sway in the U.S. Senate: Robert Byrd, the oldest and longest-serving member of the Senate, and Jay Rockefeller IV, also a longtime Senator. Despite the state's conservatism,...Read More

O.U.T. Hires Ted Howard as Interim Director

Filed by Waymon Hudson | September 01, 2009 | 10:00 AM | comments

Organizations United Together (OUT), a coalition of over 80 Florida LGBT and ally groups, has announced they have hired an interim Director. Their choice is Ted Howard, a Tampa-based LGBT community organizer and activist. Citing the need for a full-time...Read More

VA gov race: extremist Bob McDonnell - Pat Robertson's pick - also supported by BET founder

Filed by Pam Spaulding | September 01, 2009 | 9:30 AM | comments

Republican Virginia gubernatorial candidate Bob McDonnell has been desperately trying to present himself as a moderate (for a winger) to voters, and one of the ways he has done this is pimp on his web site the support for his...Read More


A Family Like Any Other

Filed by Ed Team | September 01, 2009 | 7:30 AM | comments

"In the past, Maryland has, as a legal principle, honored marriages performed elsewhere even when those marriages could not have been performed here.... "Mark and I would prefer to make it "official" in Maryland rather than traveling to New England....Read More

Week 4 of Vogue Evolution

Filed by Alex Blaze | September 01, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

What do you all think of Lil Mama's speech to Leiomy?...Read More