November 20, 2009

Queer music Friday - Placebo

Filed by Alex Blaze | November 20, 2009 | 5:00 PM | comments

Brian Molko of alternative rock band Placebo announced a long time ago that he was bisexual, but now he regrets it. More on that after the jump. But here's "Happy You're Gone," from their newest album....Read More

Irene Vilar's Impossible Motherhood: Testimony of an Abortion Addict

Filed by Paige Schilt | November 20, 2009 | 4:00 PM | comments

The title of Irene Vilar's new memoir, Impossible Motherhood: Testimony of an Abortion Addict, is a bit misleading. Although Vilar chronicles 15 abortions over 15 years, "addiction" as a diagnostic category is only hastily grafted onto her tale of existential...Read More

From the Washington Blade's Ashes Comes DC Agenda

Filed by Michael Crawford | November 20, 2009 | 3:28 PM | comments

I was as shocked and saddened as anyone on Monday when it was revealed the Washington Blade (along with other Windows Media publications) had been shut down on Monday. But, the great news is Kevin Naff and the former Blade...Read More

Protect the sanctity of Don't Ask, Don't Tell

Filed by Alex Blaze | November 20, 2009 | 3:00 PM | comments

Maybe the folks working to end DADT ought to draw attention to the folks who abuse DADT. This is from a lesbian in the military: Looking for a way out of the service isn't a new idea. Since 9/11, soldiers...Read More

Interview w/NGLTF Exec Dir Rea Carey (part two)

Filed by Adam Bink | November 20, 2009 | 2:00 PM | comments

TThis is part two of an interview with Rea Carey, the Executive Director of the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force. Part one focused on the No On 1 campaign in Maine, the push to repeal Prop 8 in 2010...Read More

Sarah Palin-style: Tom Tancredo goes rogue

Filed by Bil Browning | November 20, 2009 | 1:00 PM | comments

Sarah Palin madness is sweeping through the teabagger jet set and the latest victim appears to be Colorado Representative Tom Tancredo. As Palin's new "autobiography" (put in scare quotes because she didn't really write it herself and memoirs are usually...Read More

Historic Declaration of Christian Conscience?

Filed by Donna Pandori | November 20, 2009 | 12:00 PM | comments

Today at noon national religious leaders will be releasing a 4,732-word statement signed by Orthodox, Catholic and Evangelical leaders, The statement dubbed Manhattan Declaration issues a clarion call to Christians to adhere to their convictions and informs civil authorities that...Read More

Reject 71 campaign tries to spin history

Filed by Joe Mirabella | November 20, 2009 | 11:00 AM | comments

You would think the Reject 71 campaign won in Washington from their first message to supporters after their resounding defeat by the Approve 71 campaign. In the Reject 71 Campaign Manager Larry Stickney's typical truth bending style he wrote: Not...Read More

ND's Senator Kent Conrad: Legislator of the Day

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | November 20, 2009 | 10:30 AM | comments

North Dakota is a key state in the fight for ENDA. North Dakota's Senator Kent Conrad may be a supporter of ENDA, but his vote is unconfirmed. Please call him today to ask for his support of S.1584. Facts and...Read More

Interview w/NGLTF Exec Dir Rea Carey and Dir of Organizing & Training Dan Hawes (part one)

Filed by Adam Bink | November 20, 2009 | 9:30 AM | comments

I've been writing a lot on what happened in Maine (most recently this piece yesterday in Frontiers in LA magazine), and where our movement should go from here. NGLTF had run much of the field program in Maine, as well...Read More

SEXXX Tapes for Jesus!!! Carrie Prejean Interview

Filed by Michael Buckley | November 20, 2009 | 8:00 AM | comments

Thanks for watching! I hope you enjoy my interview with Carrie Prejean. Thoughts on Miss Prejean? LOL Anyone.....anyone? TV Guide says this week, "15 Minutes has never felt so long."...Read More


Between the Ears

Filed by Ed Team | November 20, 2009 | 7:30 AM | comments

"To me, gender is between your ears, not between your legs. I've felt male as far back as I can remember. As a child, it was really clear. I felt like a boy." --Chaz Bono, on Good Morning America...Read More

Transgender Day of Remembrance

Filed by Alex Blaze | November 20, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

Transgender Day of Remembrance is today. 117 transgender people were killed for being who they are this past year....Read More