June 20, 2010

CNN's Gay In America: Stereotypes Abound & Bigger Picture Ignored

Filed by Bil Browning | June 20, 2010 | 7:00 PM | comments

I had a chance to preview CNN's first episode of their new Gay in America series: Gary & Tony Have A Baby. Unlike the multi-hour Black In America extravaganzas, the network has several one hour shows planned to look inside...Read More

Father's Day Thoughts - A Father's Gift

Filed by Michael Hamar | June 20, 2010 | 5:30 PM | comments

I lost my father in the fall of 2006 - strangely, he died on my son's birthday, something that has made that date bittersweet ever since. On this father's Day I want to re-publish a post from over three years...Read More

Meet Stephen Ira Beatty, America's second most-famous trans man

Filed by Alex Blaze | June 20, 2010 | 4:00 PM | comments

Not everyone has the most supportive parents: Kathlyn Beatty, 18, is now known as Stephen Ira and is said to be planning a sex-change operation. According to reports in the U.S., Hollywood veteran Beatty, 73, is 'crushed' by his child's...Read More

Photos: Indianapolis' forgotten east side

Filed by Bil Browning | June 20, 2010 | 2:30 PM | comments

I've mentioned before that our neighborhood in Indianapolis isn't the nicest. We bought into an area that was gentrifying, but the downward economic spiral really hit this area hard. We've had a surge in prostitution in our area, the vacant...Read More

The Advocate Thinks I'm Brianna Freeman

Filed by Tobi Hill-Meyer | June 20, 2010 | 1:00 PM | comments

Last week a story a story went around the blogosphere of Brianna Freeman, a 45 year old trans woman in Maine, who was suing Denny's after a manager refused to let her use the restroom. The Advocate ran the story...Read More

SameSexSunday: Prop 8 Closing Arguments; Will Blogs Kill LGBT Print Media?

Filed by Phil Reese | June 20, 2010 | 11:30 AM | comments

This week on SameSexSunday with Joe Mirabella and Phil Reese, Metro Weekly Senior Political Correspondant and Law Dork blogger, Chris Geidner, shares his perspective on the Proposition 8 Federal trial closing arguments in Judge Vaughn Walker's San Francisco Court. His...Read More

Sunday Funnies: Colbert vs Lesbian Moms, Safi on Gay in Video Games, & Sam Seder on Icky Gays!

Filed by Waymon Hudson | June 20, 2010 | 10:00 AM | comments

After a few weeks off for me to settle in our new home of Chicago, your weekly round-up of giggle-inducing LGBT themed videos is back! Let's get right to it! Colbert Report- Testoster-Ruin The Colbert ReportMon - Thurs 11:30pm /...Read More


"Ban gay marriage," literally

Filed by Alex Blaze | June 20, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"We support legislation that would make it a felony to issue a marriage license to a same-sex couple and for any civil official to perform a marriage ceremony for such." --Texas GOP platform...Read More

Happy Father's Day

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

What's the proper way for a queer blog to recognize Father's Day? Why, with Madonna, of course....Read More