March 19, 2010

Queer music Friday - Nhojj

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 19, 2010 | 5:00 PM | comments

I first heard of Nhojj when Rod posted about him a few weeks ago, saying that his song "Love" was on the MTV Top 100. He's an R&B artist from Guyana, and the video for "Love" is not "gay" or...Read More

The New Narrative in DC Politics: Newsweek and the Art of the Protest

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | March 19, 2010 | 4:00 PM | comments

Yesterday's blogswarm on ENDA generated dozens of blog posts and hundreds of calls to Speaker Nancy Pelosi's office and a piece in The Advocate, a national LGBT magazine with a circulation of 175,000. On the other hand, the nonviolent sit-in...Read More

EXCLUSIVE: Letter from Peter N. Yacobellis moments before yesterday's arrests

Filed by Joe Mirabella | March 19, 2010 | 3:00 PM | comments

I received this communication from. Peter Yacobellis. He released it moments before yesterday's action resulting in the arrest of several GetEqual activists including, Lt. Dan Choi. Who is Peter Yacobellis? He is another victim of Don't Ask Don't Tell and...Read More

Teens can speak out... for better or for worse

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 19, 2010 | 2:00 PM | comments

Horrifying: A CATHOLIC college student who falsely accused a teacher of being a gay paedophile on Facebook has escaped with just a suspension. Philip Morison, the principal of Emmanuel College, Warrnambool, said that the junior secondary student had posted false...Read More

Civil Disobedience of Trans in LGBT+ efforts

Filed by Antonia D'orsay | March 19, 2010 | 1:00 PM | comments

I've been arrested before. I have a record of arrests -- a "rap sheet". I even have court records against me -- several, all of which are for the most part "expunged", which means they'll only come up when I...Read More

Will Health Care Reform Resuscitate ENDA?

Filed by Keri Renault | March 19, 2010 | 12:00 PM | comments

Transgender advocates and allies across America gathered Tuesday on Capitol Hill in support of ENDA while opponents of Health Care Reform sounded an entirely different alarm. Both may see action as early as Sunday. The ENDA support coalition was organized...Read More

Shock schlock: Vintage bisexual B movie

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | March 19, 2010 | 11:30 AM | comments

Sexploitation at its tacky best and worst, The Runaway featured a young Gilda Texter, perhaps best known for her work as a Hollywood costume and wardrobe designer....Read More

A New Queer Order?

Filed by Michael Crawford | March 19, 2010 | 10:30 AM | comments

With yesterday's explosion of activist energy, the LGBT movement may finally be shaking off its slumber and upping its game to win full LGBT equality. People in the community are mad as gay hell and not going to take it...Read More

Photos from GetEqual's ENDA sit-in at Pelosi's office

Filed by Bil Browning | March 19, 2010 | 9:30 AM | comments

Thanks to GetEqual for sending us these photos from yesterday's ENDA sit-in at House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's office. Photo credit: Omar Clarke. 7 more photos after the jump. Notice the last couple of photos. Do cops in DC still wear...Read More


Filed by Sean Martin | March 19, 2010 | 8:30 AM | comments

I listened yesterday to some retired piece of Army crap tell the US Senate that people in Bosnia were murdered because the Dutch army allows gays to serve. I swear to God, he did. Much more after....Read More

OMG!! Meet My New Partner!

Filed by Michael Buckley | March 19, 2010 | 8:00 AM | comments

Here is the link to the Overpayment Calculator! Let me know how much you save and what you would do with the money!!! Thank you to Kodak for sponsoring this video! Thank you to Melissa Gregory & Denis Petukhov...Read More


Stomp the floor

Filed by Ed Team | March 19, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Really, this is the problem with the GOP, when people talk about good roads and good schools, the base doesn't listen. But when they talk about faggots, the base stomps the floor. The role, and obligation, of leaders is to...Read More

CNN's Rick Sanchez reports on Dan Choi's arrest

Filed by Bil Browning | March 19, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

Rick Sanchez drives me nuts; he rubs me the wrong way. He's usually really good with LGBT issues though - and his coverage of Lt. Dan Choi's arrest for handcuffing himself to the White House gates was no exception....Read More