June 8, 2010

Queers Against Israeli Apartheid turning up the heat on Pride Toronto

Filed by R Conrad | June 08, 2010 | 7:00 PM | comments

Over twenty Pride Toronto honorees from the last decade have returned their awards in response to PT's banning of the term "Israeli Apartheid" (and thus the group QuAIA) from the upcoming pride march and festivities. Pride Toronto claims the decision...Read More

Same-sex marriage starts in Portugal

Filed by Alex Blaze | June 08, 2010 | 5:00 PM | comments

Add Portugal to the growing list of countries that recognizes same-sex relationships (the Netherlands, Belgium, Norway, Canada, Spain, South Africa, and Sweden). Same-sex marriage started there yesterday. Helena Paixao and Teresa Pires, the first lesbian couple to get married in...Read More

Troy Walker, Whatever: 80's trans performer

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | June 08, 2010 | 4:30 PM | comments

Arguably, one of the odder ads I've come across. Do any of my fine friends recognize this fashion plate?...Read More

Renting Rights

Filed by Guest Blogger | June 08, 2010 | 3:30 PM | comments

Editors' note: Laura Matanah is the Publisher/Executive Director of Rainbow Rumpus, the online magazine for youth with LGBT parents. What if the societal rights accompanying a legal marriage came in a vending machine? For a mere $10, you could select...Read More


No, really. It's a very big deal!

Filed by Bil Browning | June 08, 2010 | 2:30 PM | comments

Okay Projectors, we're the proverbial bridesmaid. We're always part of the party, but never actually make it to the altar on our own. This time, however, we've got a chance to catch the bouquet - but we need your help...Read More

NY GENDA B-team Goes Down In Flames At Senate Judiciary Hearing

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | June 08, 2010 | 1:30 PM | comments

UPDATE: Hearing webcast available after the jump, and New York Daily News article reports on Democratic allegations of double cross by Senators Lanza and Maziarz. A hearing was held today before the Senate Judiciary Committee. The bill was voted down...Read More

Evan Bayh's the kind of guy who covers his kids' eyes if two dudes are holding hands in the park

Filed by Alex Blaze | June 08, 2010 | 12:30 PM | comments

Evan Bayh, Indiana's (thank God) out-going Senator, was on Morning Joe in a rather brain-dead segment talking about Sandra Bullock and Scarlett Johanson kissing. If you want to know how un-cool Bayh is, while everyone's making silly, forgettable, and dorky...Read More

On Canadian Cultural Imperialism, Or, I Explain Red Green

Filed by Don Davis | June 08, 2010 | 11:30 AM | comments

We are again having to take a short bypass on our planned writing journey; this time to a place that's, according to their Facebook page, about 148 beer stores north of Toronto, Ontario. It's a crazy place, where duct tape...Read More

Odd Comment: The Klan, Bisexual Harems & a Hippie Utopia

Filed by Bil Browning | June 08, 2010 | 10:30 AM | comments

I've become accustomed to reading tons of really out there comments from readers. Some are cruel to another commenter or the author of the post, others are incomprehensible, and many are just, well, odd. You wonder what was going on...Read More

Let's Call The Democrats What They Really Are: The Nibbler Party

Filed by Rebecca Juro | June 08, 2010 | 9:30 AM | comments

Have we had enough yet? I don't know about you, but I certainly have. This past Sunday, I went to Asbury Park and attended Jersey Pride. As is the norm for this annual event, the heat was oppressive, the festival...Read More

Summer Vacation and the List

Filed by Sara Whitman | June 08, 2010 | 8:30 AM | comments

The end of school is yet but moments away. The boys are exited to have the relaxed summer routine upon them. I am completely freaked out about the relaxed summer routine being upon me. It's not that I don't love...Read More


Spare me

Filed by Bil Browning | June 08, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Please spare me the outrage from people who have been telling me my whole life to "love it or leave it" and are in the process of trying to revoke the citizenship of people who were born in this country...Read More

Jane Lynch's iPhone 4 commercial

Filed by Bil Browning | June 08, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

Check out this hilarious spoof of the Apple iPhone commercials starring lesbian Glee star Jane Lynch. Twitter and Facebook and Jerame's mouth was full of iPhone 4 talk yesterday. Any of you running right out to buy one?...Read More