May 20, 2010

Tell Bill McCollum: We want our money back!

Filed by Nadine Smith | May 20, 2010 | 8:00 PM | comments

Attorney General Bill McCollum spent $120,000 of our tax dollars on a fraud in his quest to pander to bigots and homophobes, and we need your help to get our money back. Sign the petition to Bill McCollum: we want...Read More

Harvey Milk Day 2010: Being Out Is No Longer Enough

Filed by Marc Solomon | May 20, 2010 | 7:00 PM | comments

As much as any other leader, Harvey Milk is my hero and inspiration. Like so many others, I drew tremendous strength from his belief in the fundamental goodness of all LGBT people in spite of what society too often tells...Read More

Moments of Self-Realization!

Filed by Sean Martin | May 20, 2010 | 6:00 PM | comments

Strange, isn't it, how every now and then, for no real reason, we suddenly stop and take an accounting of our lives......Read More

Sex is a part of sexual orientation

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 20, 2010 | 5:00 PM | comments

Now that we have evidence that Elena Kagan is straight, it's now OK for mainstream publications to discuss how we discuss sexuality. If she were outed as a lesbian or bisexual, well, we'd have other things to talk about. Over...Read More

Dear Dems: We need to talk. Love, the Gays.

Filed by Adam Bink | May 20, 2010 | 4:00 PM | comments

Action: Add your name to our open letter to the Dems on ENDA and repeal of Don't Ask, Don't Tell! Dr. Jillian Weiss has written here before about Democrats' excuses for not bringing ENDA up. At this point, it's become...Read More

Cheating Harvard

Filed by Rev Irene Monroe | May 20, 2010 | 3:00 PM | comments

Adam Wheeler defrauded Harvard out of thousands of dollars: $31,000 in financial aid, $8,000 in a research grant, and $6,000 in English prizes. Many applauded his feat while others are appalled by his nerve. Had his hubris not gotten the...Read More

The gay accent

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 20, 2010 | 2:00 PM | comments

Details magazine interviewed Bob Corff, a Hollywood voice specialist who trains actors to speak with certain accents. Apparently, he also works on getting rid of the gay accent. Why would someone want to do that? Sometimes I'm working with people...Read More

Positive and Partners Retreat: Montana in the Forefront?

Filed by D Gregory Smith | May 20, 2010 | 1:00 PM | comments

This weekend, Ken and I will be attending our third Rising Hope Retreat for HIV+ persons and their "partners" (widely interpreted as caregivers, sibling, parent, husband, wife, son, daughter, etc). To my knowledge, no other state does such a thing,...Read More


5 Days Only: In the role of Bilerico

Filed by Bil Browning | May 20, 2010 | 12:00 PM | comments

I'm off to Seattle today for a weekend of LGBT movement building with some fantastic young leaders. You know what that means, Projectors; it's time to break out the understudy! Who's taking a star turn in the role of Bilerico...Read More

Girrrlish seduction: vintage French postcard

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | May 20, 2010 | 11:30 AM | comments

Oh that phallic morsel of French food! And the transman trying to feed it to the schoolteacher. Ooh-la-la. At the turn of the 20th century, no less. (The French reads: "First Seduction: - Just one more or I'll leave. -...Read More

Our Rentboy Deserves Better

Filed by Father Tony | May 20, 2010 | 10:30 AM | comments

The recent disclosure that antigay Professor George Rekers hired a 20 year old rentboy to accompany him on a trip abroad has been extensively covered by both the LGBT and mainstream media. Rekers now fits into the mold of what...Read More

Dems High After Primaries, But So Is Gay Bar

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | May 20, 2010 | 9:30 AM | comments

The Democrats are high with relief after the primaries, celebrating a far better than expected election night, but the bar on LGBT rights bills remains high as well. They seem to forget why they get elected in the first place,...Read More

Today's open letter to Obama is extra special

Filed by Guest Blogger | May 20, 2010 | 8:30 AM | comments

Editors' Note: "Stories from the Frontlines: Letters to President Barack Obama" is a new media campaign launched to underscore the urgent need for congressional action and presidential leadership at this critical point in the fight to repeal "Don't Ask, Don't...Read More

The Golden Girls on marriage equality

Filed by Bil Browning | May 20, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

What else does anyone need to understand marriage equality than some friendly advice from Estelle Getty? Do you remember this episode where Blanche was upset that her gay brother was marrying another man?...Read More