January 13, 2010

Sick and Wrong

Filed by Paige Schilt | January 13, 2010 | 7:30 PM | comments

It had to happen sooner or later. When we sent our son, Waylon, to school, we knew that eventually some kid would tell him that it's sick and wrong to be fat....Read More

Aggressive violent acts by supporters of LGBT rights

Filed by Davina Kotulski | January 13, 2010 | 6:30 PM | comments

After the break, Thompson began introducing evidence that Yeson8 people were attacked by No8 people - including death threats, boycotts, defaced churches, and an elderly couple beaten up. While this is all hearsay to me, I want to speak to...Read More

Prop 8 Trial: No One is Perfect (Not Even Lily Tomlin)

Filed by Sara Whitman | January 13, 2010 | 5:30 PM | comments

In California, the trial on the constitutionality of Proposition 8 is underway. Soon, in New Jersey, a similar trial will take place. The proponents of Prop 8 say that "states have a compelling interest to restrict marriage to heterosexual couples...Read More

Sarah Palin's debut on FOX News

Filed by Bil Browning | January 13, 2010 | 4:30 PM | comments

Presented without commentary (because I'm sure y'all will have plenty to say about this...): Sarah Palin's debut on FOX News....Read More

Olson and Boies Talk Prop 8 on Maddow

Filed by Waymon Hudson | January 13, 2010 | 3:30 PM | comments

Last night on the Rachel Maddow Show, Ted Olson and David Boies came on to talk about the Prop 8 trial. This is just the latest stop in what has been a full-on media blitz from the pro-equality side. It's...Read More

Oprah's website names gay men one of the top self-esteem boosters for women

Filed by Alex Blaze | January 13, 2010 | 2:30 PM | comments

There's an article up over on Oprah's website: 11 Ways to Feel Beautiful. In between a few fairly obvious suggestions - like "Don't base your body image off fashion mags!" and "Wear clothes that are appropriate for your size!" -...Read More

Prop 8 Trial: You Have Brokeback Mountain

Filed by Davina Kotulski | January 13, 2010 | 1:30 PM | comments

DAY 3 MORNING Thompson, the smug attorney for the Proponents of Prop 8, is taking the position that gays are not being discriminated against any more and so that cannot be the reason that Prop 8 passed. He makes a...Read More

And Stay Out! Michael Savage Still Not Welcome in UK

Filed by Bil Browning | January 13, 2010 | 12:30 PM | comments

Oh, Michael Savage, how the world loves him. Granted, we think he's a piece of shit and England barred him from even entering the country last year, but now the UK has upheld their ban on Savage. Unsurprisingly, knowing what...Read More

Not every liberal supports same-sex marriage

Filed by Alex Blaze | January 13, 2010 | 11:30 AM | comments

Maybe Equality California is just trying to shape coverage of Obama's words on same-sex marriage, since it's unlikely he'll come out with a brief for the Prop 8 trial this late in the game. But, if he did, something tells...Read More

Is ENDA Back?

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | January 13, 2010 | 10:30 AM | comments

With Congress set to resume operations next Monday, the big question on the LGBT legislative agenda is whether ENDA is back. When I ask "Is ENDA back?" I don't simply mean "Does ENDA exist?" To be or not to be...Read More

Prop 8 Trial Day 2 Recap: Homosexuality This Is Your Life

Filed by Davina Kotulski | January 13, 2010 | 9:30 AM | comments

Leaving where I left off yesterday in my coverage of the Prop 8 trial, at 12:30 PM we broke for lunch and raced to the cafeteria on the 2nd floor of the federal building. I inhaled some sushi because I...Read More

Rachel Maddow on the right's shame

Filed by Alex Blaze | January 13, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

Rachel Maddow discusses the Prop 8 side's distaste for having their views aired....Read More


Neil Patrick Harris (and some other guy) joins Trevor Project

Filed by Ed Team | January 13, 2010 | 2:00 AM | comments

"I've been a longtime supporter of The Trevor Project, and I'm excited to become even more actively involved in raising awareness of its unique and vital mission. I hope that my involvement with The Trevor Project will help bring attention...Read More