June 21, 2010

Good News: Rahm Emanuel Quitting White House?

Filed by Bil Browning | June 21, 2010 | 6:00 PM | comments

It's not my birthday, but this is like getting told what your present will be early. The rumor mill is furiously reporting that White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel will resign after the mid-term elections. White House Chief of...Read More

No reasonable compromise on mental health

Filed by Alex Blaze | June 21, 2010 | 5:00 PM | comments

These people sound like they'd make the greatest counselors ever: Jim Cunningham, executive director of the Nebraska Catholic Conference, says psychologists, therapists and other licensed counselors should be able to refuse to treat or refer clients because of religious or...Read More

The Newest Christianist Lie: Fear of Harrassment

Filed by Michael Hamar | June 21, 2010 | 4:00 PM | comments

The windbags of the Christian Right often claim that Christians are being persecuted as part of their demagoguery used to shake down money from the ignorant and uninformed. Sadly, the news media generally gives these professional Christians a pass and...Read More

Irish Law Moving To Recognize Transgender Identity

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | June 21, 2010 | 3:00 PM | comments

The Irish government this week removed its objections to a 2007 Irish High Court judgment. The High Court held that the Irish government violated Irish law by failing to make provisions to recognize sex reassignment for transgender people. The Irish...Read More

Dear Harvey

Filed by Davina Kotulski | June 21, 2010 | 2:00 PM | comments

Last weekend my wife and I drove five hours to Bakersfield. I held a free coming out workshop where people learned the 5 keys to coming out and my wife led a free media training workshop to help LGBTQ people...Read More

Spreading homosexuality to every corner of the globe (except Iran)

Filed by Bil Browning | June 21, 2010 | 1:00 PM | comments

On the Information Highway to Hell, squirt.org is apparently a truck stop full of lesbian mechanics and gay lot lizards. Thank God the Christian Satellite Imagining System can give us a peek inside....Read More

Wikileaks source Bradley Manning considering transition?

Filed by Austen Crowder | June 21, 2010 | 12:00 PM | comments

The Baghdad helicopter footage Bradley uncovered was as amazing as it was horrifying. However, new evidence in the form of chat logs shows that Bradly may be considering transition: (1:11:54 PM) bradass87: and... its important that it gets out... i...Read More


Filed by Alex Blaze | June 21, 2010 | 11:50 AM | comments

Bil's YGST video got pulled because Rick and Bubba were mad people were laughing at them. Here's Erikatoure's "My Pumps."...Read More


Site News: New Feature: Comment Reporting

Filed by Jerame Davis | June 21, 2010 | 11:00 AM | comments

Comment moderation is a chore. It's a BIG chore. We can't keep up with the volume or the sneakiness that comes with spammers and crafty wordsmiths who find every way possible to skirt our comment policies. So, we're asking for...Read More

The Texas GOP cares about more than just banning marriage

Filed by Alex Blaze | June 21, 2010 | 10:00 AM | comments

The part of the Texas Republican Party's platform making its way around the blogosphere says they want to imprison people who participate in marriage ceremonies for same-sex couples, even if those ceremonies have no legal meaning. It also calls for...Read More

Drag Memorabilia: Club O-My and Pat Waters

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | June 21, 2010 | 9:30 AM | comments

Just love finding these great old images of transpeople looking proud and strong. Do any of you recall this 1950s drag club or its performers? The ladies aren't just "smart," they're gorgeous....Read More

Alan Moore, 'Zines and Reinvigorating the Queer Underground

Filed by Andrew Belonsky | June 21, 2010 | 8:30 AM | comments

It's not very often that I buy an actual, real-life publication. Sure, I shell out for a New York Times from time-to-time, and stock up on men's fashion mags like V Man when I have a few bucks. Other than...Read More


Nurturing families include two fathers

Filed by Alex Blaze | June 21, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Nurturing families come in many forms, and children may be raised by a father and mother, a single father, two fathers, a step father, a grandfather, or caring guardian. We owe a special debt of gratitude for those parents serving...Read More

Color me suprised

Filed by Bil Browning | June 21, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

When Rick and Bubba heard President Obama had declared June Pride month, they got all up in arms and worked themselves into a big froth. They say things that you'd imagine they would. There's a "Boycott them!" Facebook group,...Read More