March 5, 2010

Queer Music Friday: Tanita Tikaram

Filed by Yasmin Nair | March 05, 2010 | 5:00 PM | comments

The English singer Tanita Tikaram's album Ancient Heart became the break-out hit of 1988. At 19, Tikaram was slated to be among the top music stars of the decade, and her hit single, "Twist in My Sobriety" could be heard...Read More


Filed by Sara Whitman | March 05, 2010 | 4:00 PM | comments

Compromise. I realize that is the name of the game these days. LGBT issues are now the third rail of politics, right along with abortion. I'm not against it, it's just that there are times I think you cannot compromise...Read More

Making Trouble: Ask Dyss

Filed by Antonia D'orsay | March 05, 2010 | 3:00 PM | comments

Now to get really dirty! Part of the process in learning is often being asked questions in turn. As may of you now know, I am making trouble -- and learning from you in the process. I'm asking questions that...Read More

Our world got better, way better, this week

Filed by Gloria Nieto | March 05, 2010 | 2:00 PM | comments

The world has significantly changed this week for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender population. Some significant events to note: Wedding licenses were issued to same sex couples in Washington D.C. Mexico City allowed same sex marriages to begin there....Read More

Oscar Challenge: Where do the stars stand on the freedom to marry?

Filed by Michael Crawford | March 05, 2010 | 1:00 PM | comments

It's that time of the year again: The Oscars. Sure, we'll have fun as always watching the show this Sunday night, but it will also be a great time to take note of the many celebrities who have spoken out...Read More


We want to pay for you to go to DC and lobby for ENDA!

Filed by Bil Browning | March 05, 2010 | 12:00 PM | comments

Have we got a deal for you today! We've partnered with PFLAG to send unemployed LGBT people to Washington DC on March 16 to lobby on behalf of ENDA. How do you participate? Glad you asked! Are you unemployed? Did...Read More

Can "Fail" die please?

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 05, 2010 | 10:30 AM | comments

I'll just say it: Fail is really, really annoying. The fad is dead. It's time to move on. It's overused. People don't get what it means and are just saying "fail" as a replacement for "I disagree with this" or...Read More

Spill-Over Love: Building a Just and Multi-Racial LGBT Movement

Filed by Lisa Weiner-Mahfuz | March 05, 2010 | 9:30 AM | comments

Are we building a movement that is about JUST US or JUSTICE? Thank you, Mandy Carter, for asking us this important question. For the past forty years, she has challenged us to intentionally commit to justice while doing the hard...Read More

Women's History Month

Filed by Kate Clinton | March 05, 2010 | 8:30 AM | comments

It's not just time for March Madness, it's Women's History Month!...Read More

Wait! Is wrestling fake?!

Filed by Michael Buckley | March 05, 2010 | 8:00 AM | comments

Ramblings of a contest I am judging, I Love Lucy, the book I am reading and Lisa Kudrow telling Sheri Sheppard she comes from slaves. Classic. "Thats my Leno"...Read More


Why would that be anyone's business?

Filed by Ed Team | March 05, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Why would that be anyone's business? Including The Californian's? "I think there are certain subjects that are simply not relevant and this is one of them. It has no bearing on the job I do." -- Anti-gay California state senator...Read More

Mini Lady Gaga

Filed by Bil Browning | March 05, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

She's tiny. She's from another country. She sings and dances to Lady Gaga. What more is there to know before you love her?...Read More