September 22, 2009

Equality Alabama Gala - must-see speech by ally Congressman John Lewis

Filed by Pam Spaulding | September 22, 2009 | 7:30 PM | comments

It was an amazing evening with many old and new friends at Equality Alabama's Gala Saturday night. The highlight was keynote speaker Rep. John Lewis (D-GA), who is a native of Troy, Alabama. His played a legendary fearless role in...Read More

ENDA liveblog tomorrow & some inspiration tonight

Filed by Bil Browning | September 22, 2009 | 6:30 PM | comments

Tomorrow morning at 10am Eastern, Dr. Jillian Weiss will be liveblogging the ENDA hearing in front of the Committee on Education and Labor. This hearing is crucial to ENDA's passage. You can sign up here to be e-mailed a reminder...Read More

Should men use condoms while cruising for sex?

Filed by Alex Blaze | September 22, 2009 | 5:30 PM | comments

I love the stories about peopel who just plain don't like cruisers. It's always "They're having unprotected sex!" followed by "We know that because we found condoms!" Just say you don't like the idea that people are having sex and...Read More

Congrats to Russell Brown

Filed by Bil Browning | September 22, 2009 | 5:00 PM | comments

Congratulations to Russell Brown, the new Lawrence Township Trustee. Russell replaces Mike Hobbs an openly gay politician who was forced to resign the position after pleading guilty to stealing $500 from the Township fire department to pay his rent. Russell...Read More

Save the Insurance Companies!

Filed by Sara Whitman | September 22, 2009 | 4:30 PM | comments

Protect Insurance Companies PSA from Will Ferrell...Read More

Second Acts

Filed by Terrance Heath | September 22, 2009 | 3:30 PM | comments

There are no second acts in American lives. F. Scott Fitzgerald It struck me as simultaneously ironic and poetic when, a few weeks ago, two of music biggest icons -- each of whom in their own way represented the...Read More

Tom DeLay on Dancing With the Stars

Filed by Bil Browning | September 22, 2009 | 3:00 PM | comments

What?! Seriously? Dancing the cha-cha has helped Tom DeLay find his "feminine side" because he had to move his hips. You know what this means... Someone apparently just lays on his back and lets Mrs. DeLay do all the work!...Read More

Miss Manners is so awesome

Filed by Alex Blaze | September 22, 2009 | 2:00 PM | comments

I used to say that Miss Manners was the best columnist the Washington Post has, but now that David Froomkin is gone there isn't even any competition. And she takes on addressing same-sex couples: Besides, updating old customs for new...Read More

Who I wanna meet in DC and why: A queer call to action.

Filed by Phil Reese | September 22, 2009 | 1:00 PM | comments

OK, so after the biggest flip-flop since "I was for the war before I was against it," I'm now gearing up to ready for my first March on Washington. Bil Browning jokingly threatened to go through and find all...Read More

Rep Barney Frank on Jay Leno's 10 @ 10

Filed by Bil Browning | September 22, 2009 | 12:00 PM | comments

Jay Leno's new primetime show is getting quite the buzz. He's got a regular segment that's 10 questions for some celebrity or another at 10 o'clock. Last night Rep Barney Frank (D-MA) was in the spotlight. He was pretty damned...Read More

"Kill Faggots" Performer Tours Florida- Join Cancel Buju Banton Concert Movement

Filed by Guest Blogger | September 22, 2009 | 12:00 PM | comments

Editor's Note: R. Zeke Fread, has been a GLBT Rights Grassroots Activist for past 20 years. The Director of Pride Tampa Bay, Zeke has organized local actions for ImpACT Florida, Join the Impact, Day of Decision, Don't Amend and for...Read More

Chicago-area bar will gender police ID's

Filed by Alex Blaze | September 22, 2009 | 11:00 AM | comments

This shit will never die: An Elk Grove Village gay bar popular with cross-dressers now requires them to show a valid photo ID that matches their "gender presentation." Put another way, they now need a photo ID that shows them...Read More

ENDA Hearing Witnesses: Who Are They And What Will They Say?

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | September 22, 2009 | 10:30 AM | comments

The Congressional hearing on ENDA this Wednesday, September 23, at 10:00 am ET, before the Committee on Education and Labor, is crucial to its passage. The hearing by the full Committee on Education and Labor will be available to watch...Read More


Actions Speak Louder than Words

Filed by Ed Team | September 22, 2009 | 7:30 AM | comments

"I'm not going to tell some gay kid in the audience that he can't get married." --Former President George W. Bush, about a proposed section of a commencement address at Furman University in spring 2008...Read More

Gay Wolf

Filed by Bil Browning | September 22, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

Remember Shakira's strange contortionist video for "She-Wolf"? This twink spoof is much more fun to watch. It's called "He-Wolf" but "Gay Wolf" would be more frank. (Hat tip to OMGblog)...Read More