November 9, 2009

Is Violence Inevitable In Our Fight For Equality?

Filed by Father Tony | November 09, 2009 | 7:00 PM | comments

Before you comment on this topic, I urge you to carefully read this post at JoeMyGod. Joe's advice is sensible. Don't say anything in a comment that you wouldn't say when writing a signed letter to a newspaper. The specter...Read More

Ed Flanagan, FTW

Filed by Alex Blaze | November 09, 2009 | 6:00 PM | comments

Good on Vermont senator Ed Flanagan. Take a lesson from this lawyer and politician, boys, because he didn't do the stupidest thing you can do when you get arrested for cruising: admit to doing anything wrong. [Addison County State's Attorney...Read More

Vegas still casts desert mirage of equality

Filed by Cassandra Keenan | November 09, 2009 | 5:00 PM | comments

It's the sex and gambling capital of the world - a place where anything goes, right? Wrong. As far as I'm concerned, Las Vegas generally has a bogus reputation for being socially liberal, including when it comes to LGBTQ liberties,...Read More

On Snow And Cameras, Or, Health Care Gets A Day Off

Filed by Don Davis | November 09, 2009 | 4:00 PM | comments

Whether you are deliriously happy, incredibly sad, or still uncertain about how you feel about what has emerged from the House this weekend, it's probably safe to say that one thing everyone is... is sick of the whole thing. Of...Read More

Don't Ask, Don't Tell

Filed by Jeff Sheng | November 09, 2009 | 3:00 PM | comments

For almost all of us, this past week has been crushing due to the results from Maine. Almost an equal disappointment for myself is that I am reminded how President Obama was elected a year ago, and change still seems...Read More

The time to demand unequivocal Progressive support

Filed by Phil Reese | November 09, 2009 | 2:00 PM | comments

I think everyone's already put their two cents in on 'Maine'--including myself and Maggie Gallagher. Certainly we're not all on the same page on marriage, but what happened in Maine was a demoralizing defeat for a lot of people. The...Read More

Everyone has to do the Wal-Mart cheer now

Filed by Alex Blaze | November 09, 2009 | 1:00 PM | comments

Do you still shop at Wal-Mart? If you do, you might want to read this story about two gay dads getting kicked out. Thomas Hitchcock and Joe Paolucci were there buying groceries, and Hitchcock used the self-scan lane. As he...Read More

GLAAD's Jarrett Barrios On Washington, Maine and Our Sinful Catholic Bishops

Filed by Father Tony | November 09, 2009 | 12:00 PM | comments

I caught up with GLAAD President Jarrett Barrios on Saturday night at a "red carpet gala" in Fort Lauderdale. Jarrett has been with GLAAD for only two months but hasn't exactly had much time to rest. I'll tell you what...Read More

Muscles for a rainy day: Brian Moss

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | November 09, 2009 | 11:30 AM | comments

Sweet shot by photographer Brian Moss....Read More

Weekly ENDA Update: What Did The Senate Hearing Accomplish?

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | November 09, 2009 | 10:30 AM | comments

The Senate held hearings to a nearly empty Committee chamber last week regarding the Employment Non-Discrimination Act. Only five Senators showed up, all Democrats, including the Chair of the Committee, Senator Harkin, the lead sponsor, Senator Merkley, and three other...Read More

Cong. Etz Chaim presents 'Surprises from Hebrew's Golden Age'

Filed by Jesse Monteagudo | November 09, 2009 | 10:00 AM | comments

Congregation Etz Chaim, Wilton Manors' Reform synagogue, presents "Love! Humor! Chivalry! Surprises from Hebrew's Golden Age" on Wednesday, November 18, at 8 p.m. Dr. Murray H. Lichtenstein, Professor Emeritus of the Department of Classical and Oriental Studies at Hunter College,...Read More

My worst fear: Microphobia

Filed by Bil Browning | November 09, 2009 | 9:30 AM | comments

I should be hopping on a flight to New York around the time this goes live on the site. Flying has never scared me; snakes, spiders and rodents don't really bother me either. Instead, there's one thing that will send...Read More


Roll Out the Welcome Wagon

Filed by Bil Browning | November 09, 2009 | 8:30 AM | comments

WooHooo! I just love announcing new contributors. Today is such a good day, I get to do it twice! Toni D'Orsay: Antonia D'orsay is an advocate and sociologist based out of Phoenix Arizona working for several organizations in an advisory...Read More

Shane Dawson Orgasms For Degrassi!!!!

Filed by Michael Buckley | November 09, 2009 | 8:00 AM | comments

Comment Questions of the Day: 1. Don't you think next time Take 180 should let me sing?? Go tell them! 4 realz! 2. Are you watching Degrassi??? What do you think of season 9 so far!! Mia a model?...Read More


What Were People Thinking?

Filed by Ed Team | November 09, 2009 | 7:30 AM | comments

"I hope that my future grandkids will only read about when it was legal to fire someone because they're gay or transgender. I don't want them to actually to see it. I want them to ask me, 'What were people...Read More

Ellen's finally on the cover of O

Filed by Bil Browning | November 09, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

Ellen DeGeneres has achieved her life goal. She's on this month's cover of O magazine after months of campaigning for the honor on her talk show. She's also on Oprah's show today doing the first joint interview with her...Read More