June 29, 2010

On The U.S. Army's First Gay Discharge

Filed by Andrew Belonsky | June 29, 2010 | 8:00 PM | comments

Well, Americans, it's been 234 years since our revered Founding Fathers declared this young nation independent. It has been a hard road, to be sure, and yet our democracy remains adolescent: rampant discrimination continues to plague our land, such as...Read More

Contest: You don't have to be single to win!

Filed by Bil Browning | June 29, 2010 | 7:30 PM | comments

Today I've got one Blu-Ray copy of Sony Pictures Home Entertainment's film A Single Man to giveaway to a lucky Projector. A SINGLE MAN is based on the novel of the same name by Christopher Isherwood. Set in Los Angeles...Read More

What is the state of gay online media?

Filed by Adam Bink | June 29, 2010 | 6:30 PM | comments

In the last few years, there has been a lot of ink (some of it digital) spilled on the decline of print media as news and entertainment outlets, and the shifts to online. Last week's piece by Michael Lavers in...Read More

Intellectual size queens

Filed by Alex Blaze | June 29, 2010 | 5:30 PM | comments

I posted last week about the weird masculinity issues surrounding former General McChrystal's interview with Rolling Stone, where he seemed to believe that masculinity was defined, partly, by drinking terrible beverages. I wondered what the right's reaction to this would...Read More

Poverty is a Queer Issue

Filed by Gloria Nieto | June 29, 2010 | 4:30 PM | comments

Over the weekend, as there were Pride celebrations in many parts of the world, I visited with old friends. What was completely astonishing to me was the state of poverty that we find ourselves in right now. All of us...Read More

How to Be Popular

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | June 29, 2010 | 4:00 PM | comments

Gee, wonder why we don't see these kinds of ads anymore. Hmmm... I know I should make some profound scholarly comment about how ideas of beauty have changed, but suffice it to say that any way you cut it, hatred...Read More

Cry Sissy Cry!: Gay shame hosts a goth cry-in to poo poo corporate pride

Filed by R Conrad | June 29, 2010 | 3:30 PM | comments

It's that time of year... Feeling depressed this time of year? Can't shake the sadness of seeing those horrifying USA/rainbow flags everywhere you go? Having trouble even leaving your bedroom for fear that you will be confronted by yet another...Read More

Cuz We Gotta Have Faith!

Filed by Lisa Weiner-Mahfuz | June 29, 2010 | 2:30 PM | comments

I am a secular Jew who was raised by a Jewish father and a Muslim Syrian, Lebanese mother. We were active in our temple and celebrated the high holidays. We were not the most religious family on the block, but...Read More

Montana's GOP joins Texas

Filed by Alex Blaze | June 29, 2010 | 1:30 PM | comments

Montana's Republican Party platform has gone the same way as Texas: Homosexual Acts We support the clear will of the people of Montana expressed by legislation to keep homosexual acts illegal. I remember posting back in 2008 during the Obama/McCain...Read More

Best Headline Evah

Filed by Bil Browning | June 29, 2010 | 12:30 PM | comments

I don't know that I really have anything to add to this. The headline speaks for itself. Anyone know where this comes from? I want to read the entire article now!...Read More

You Have The Right To Be Fired

Filed by Guest Blogger | June 29, 2010 | 11:30 AM | comments

Editors' Note: Jude Stevens is a straight woman, a mom and has been married for 32 years to the same wonderful man.She is a molecular biologist, her best friend is a lesbian, and she believes that every human deserves equal...Read More

Seattle Pride: A Mix of Politics, Celebration, and Laundry

Filed by Joe Mirabella | June 29, 2010 | 10:30 AM | comments

Seattle Pride was a huge success. Easily over 100,000 people participated in the Pride Festival and Parade. We made history by displaying the Pride Flag for the first time ever on top of the Space Needle. Politics were not shoved...Read More

My apologies!

Filed by Sean Martin | June 29, 2010 | 9:30 AM | comments

When it's just not enough to say you're sorry......Read More

President's Advisory Council to discuss growing ADAP Crisis

Filed by Michael Emanuel Rajner | June 29, 2010 | 8:30 AM | comments

On Tuesday, June 29, 2010, from 4:00PM to 5:00PM, the President's Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS will be meeting via conference call to discuss the ongoing crisis with AIDS Drug Assistance Programs (ADAPs). This meeting will be open to the public....Read More


Rivers: Make your money first

Filed by Bil Browning | June 29, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"It's part of the game. If you're going to be a romantic idol and try to get every teenage girl to love you, then you'd be an ass to come out and say you're gay. That's why Ricky Martin was...Read More

Gay teen recounts police brutality at G20

Filed by Alex Blaze | June 29, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

A gay teen who was arrested for no reason, was told his rights didn't apply, was told to "act straight," and then segregated for being gay, all at the G20. And, of course, he won't be charged with anything....Read More