May 31, 2010

Slightly salty girls: vintage French postcard

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | May 31, 2010 | 7:00 PM | comments

I guess women always liked a, er, woman in uniform. Such a sweet scene, guessing 1920's or earlier....Read More

Roy Ashburn makes the case for outing

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 31, 2010 | 4:00 PM | comments

Roy Ashburn, a California legislator whose closet burned down around him, talked to the local paper about how being outed changed him: On Thursday in a remarkably candid interview, Ashburn, who had long been a no vote on gay rights...Read More

Daytona's gay magazine drops the "G" word

Filed by Tom Brown | May 31, 2010 | 2:30 PM | comments

GayDaytona, the monthly magazine of the Greater Daytona Beach Business Guild, has reinvented itself as HalifaxBiz, deliberately taking the word "gay" off its front cover. Gordon Phillips, who edited the local magazine under its old name for more than 10...Read More

Is it Time to Nuke the Oil Well?

Filed by Joe Mirabella | May 31, 2010 | 1:00 PM | comments

Bloomberg News interviewed energy expert Matt Simmons, founder of energy investment bank Simmons & Company. From Raw Story: Simmons said the US government should immediately take the effort to stop the leak out of the hands of BP and put...Read More

Discrimination in the Military: 1942

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | May 31, 2010 | 11:30 AM | comments

The year was 1942. My father, Bennie, as he was known then, was a skinny 18 year old Jewish kid from the Weequahic section of Newark, NJ. He was drafted at 18 and sent to San Antonio, Texas, to become...Read More

Gen Casey & Sec McHugh: DADT repeal not a "done deal"

Filed by Bil Browning | May 31, 2010 | 10:00 AM | comments

Secretary of the Army John McHugh and Army Chief of Staff Gen George W. Casey sent an e-mail to troops over the weekend about Congress' "Don't Ask Don't Tell" repeal compromise. The legislation, which has been passed by the House...Read More


Memorial Day: Remembering Leonard Matlovich

Filed by Bil Browning | May 31, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"When I was in the military, they gave me a medal for killing two men and a discharge for loving one." -- Technical Sergeant Leonard Matlovich was a Vietnam War veteran and recipient of the Purple Heart and the Bronze...Read More

Classiest flash mob ever

Filed by Bil Browning | May 31, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

This has to be the classiest flash mob ever. Check out what happens when the Opera Company of Philadelphia takes over the Reading Terminal Market....Read More