February 6, 2010

Great posts while Bil's away: DADT, Black History Month, and the Democrats' inaction

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 06, 2010 | 7:00 PM | comments

This past week you all were left with just me when it came to the edteam, as everyone else went to Dallas for Creating Change. The other contributors and I didn't do a terrible job without Bil and the gang,...Read More

Under arrest!

Filed by Sean Martin | February 06, 2010 | 5:30 PM | comments

With the uber-Christian-right calling for the "detainment" of "felonious" homosexuals, one wonders what part of society will get "detained" next? Click here for a larger version....Read More

U.S. Reps: BSA must end anti-gay policy

Filed by Matt Comer | February 06, 2010 | 4:00 PM | comments

This month, the Boy Scouts of America will celebrate their 100th anniversary. There's no doubt: The Scouts have done an amazing, almost immeasurable, amount of good work in our nation since their founding in 1910. Through both World Wars and...Read More

Good Christians motivated only by their moral values

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 06, 2010 | 2:30 PM | comments

Donna Pandori posted earlier this week about a lesbian couple in Florida who adopted a child they were fostering and didn't lie on the application. A judge eventually awarded them custody; the best interests of the child and a parent's...Read More

Racist KFC ad from Australia

Filed by Bil Browning | February 06, 2010 | 1:00 PM | comments

Don't you wonder how some ads ever get the green light by the companies? Half the time it's not just stuff like the sexist A1 steak sauce bottle, but full-fledged marketing campaigns like the Indiana laundromat's racist signs. So what's...Read More

Children Ask, Children Tell: Iraq war vet struggles to raise sons while closeted

Filed by Dana Rudolph | February 06, 2010 | 11:30 AM | comments

[Author's note: I first published this piece two years ago, when I had the honor of interviewing a lesbian-mom couple, one of whom is an active-duty military officer. Given the recent news about possible progress on a repeal of Don't...Read More

David Bohnett Foundation gives $500,000 in 'refresh' grants

Filed by Karen Ocamb | February 06, 2010 | 10:00 AM | comments

Rachel Maddow fans know how she gets all geeky-giggly when talking about "infrastructure" - how great the need is to fix and maintain the crumbling structures and the highways and byways that keep America moving. Perhaps someone in the US...Read More


Oliver North says gays are pedophiles

Filed by Ed Team | February 06, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Now, here's what's next. NAMBLA members, same-sex marriages. Are chaplains in the US military going to be required to perform those kinds of rituals? Do they [pedophiles and homosexuals] get government housing?" --Oliver North on Fox News discussing DADT repeal....Read More

Raging Grannies take on CBS

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 06, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

I can't say this video isn't persuasive....Read More