July 11, 2010

Lunch is between a burger and a hotdog

Filed by Bil Browning | July 11, 2010 | 7:00 PM | comments

Napkins don't have the same benefits as paper plates. See more funny videos and funny pictures at CollegeHumor. (Hat tip to Jon Easter, who I also quoted on the Huffington Post this morning in "Michael Steele trying to recruit Lady...Read More

Caster Semenya is competing internationally again

Filed by Alex Blaze | July 11, 2010 | 5:30 PM | comments

Caster's back: "She is really looking forward to the competition but is not expecting anything great," her manager Jukka Harkonen said Thursday. "She's in the middle of her training right now, but needs the experience of competing again." Semenya, who...Read More


Filed by Kate Clinton | July 11, 2010 | 4:00 PM | comments

In Ptown we are cycling too fast through the themed weekends of summer: Film Festival, Portuguese Festival, Circuit Party 4th of July, and now it's already Bear Week. Up- Cape, Melissa Etheridge has already made her summer stop at the...Read More

Disaster Capitalism's Catastrophic Success in Ireland ... And America

Filed by Terrance Heath | July 11, 2010 | 2:30 PM | comments

In American politics, especially in post-9/11 politics, what most desperately needs saying is often banished to the realm of the unsayable. It’s either too impolite or too impolitic to utter. This tends to apply more to the left than the...Read More

NY Times: "Transgendered" People Who Don't Out Themselves Are Immoral

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | July 11, 2010 | 1:00 PM | comments

Today's Sunday New York Times contains an article from "The Ethicist," Randy Cohen, entitled "When To Out A Transgendered Dater?" Mr. Cohen, who has no reputable credentials in the field of ethics, suggests that transgender people have a responsibility to...Read More

Tell Virginia's Senators to end "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" this year

Filed by Michael Hamar | July 11, 2010 | 11:30 AM | comments

As most readers know, repealing Don't Ask Don't Tell is very high on the list of legislative items that I personally want to see accomplished this year. Living in Hampton Roads with its huge closeted military service member population, I...Read More

Same Sex Sunday: DOMA decision, the Today Show, Hawaii Veto, and more

Filed by Joe Mirabella | July 11, 2010 | 10:00 AM | comments

Last week was a roller coaster ride for the LGBT community. We started off with more than disappointing news that Hawaii's Governor Lingle vetoed the civil union law. On Same Sex Sunday we interview Lambda Legal's Jenny Pizer who will...Read More


No bias, just questions

Filed by Alex Blaze | July 11, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Absolutely, unequivocally, I reject (the accusations of bias) as nonsense. We think it would be irresponsible to conduct a survey that didn't address these kinds of (privacy-related) questions." --Pentagon Press Secretary Geoff Morrell on accusations of bias in the DADT...Read More

DOMA decisions on Russian TV

Filed by Bil Browning | July 11, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

Russia Today took a lot at last week's DOMA decisions from Massachusetts and TheNewGay.net's Zack Rosen is up to bat for our side. He hits it out the park easily....Read More