July 16, 2010

The Most Powerful Man on Earth! (Part 8)

Filed by Sean Martin | July 16, 2010 | 6:00 PM | comments

Bargaining, denial, acceptance......Read More

Queer music Friday - Hunter Valentine

Filed by Alex Blaze | July 16, 2010 | 5:00 PM | comments

Hunter Valentine, the Canadian lesbian punk trio, sent me a copy of their new album "Lessons From the Late Night." This is "The Stalker." Review's after the jump....Read More

Gay Georgia Teen Starts Group to Help LGBT Youth

Filed by Waymon Hudson | July 16, 2010 | 4:00 PM | comments

Derrick Martin, the gay teenager from Georgia who was inspired by the anti-gay prom cancellation story out of Mississippi and asked to bring another boy to prom, has turned his experience into a project to help other LGBT youth in...Read More

Grave Crimes: The Catholics Get Serious

Filed by Bil Browning | July 16, 2010 | 3:00 PM | comments

The Catholic Church has announced that it's going to be cracking down on some of that unsavory behavior going on all over the world. They've re-classified the attempted ordination of a woman priest to be a "grave crime" on par...Read More

Democrats want to add gays to the immigration bill

Filed by Alex Blaze | July 16, 2010 | 2:00 PM | comments

The gays will be in the upcoming immigration bill, or at least Democrats will give the old college try: Rep. Luis Gutierrez of Illinois, Rep. Mike Honda of California and others will urge Congress to pass the Uniting American Families...Read More

GetEqual Has The Right Idea: Hold Our Congressional Leaders Accountable

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | July 16, 2010 | 1:00 PM | comments

Bil yesterday attacked GetEqual's latest campaign, accusing it of "attacking friends and ignoring enemies." What fresh idiocy is this? GetEqual has launched their newest action and this time they're asking the public to vote which politician they should "hold accountable"...Read More

Why were Choi's charges dismissed?

Filed by Bil Browning | July 16, 2010 | 12:00 PM | comments

Why were Lt. Dan Choi's charges dismissed this week? Metroweekly writer Chris Geidner got to the bottom of the mystery by contacting DC Mayor Adrien Fenty's communications director, Mafara Hobson. Hobson wrote that the Criminal Section of the D.C. Attorney...Read More

Republicans side with Islamic fundamentalists against gays

Filed by Joe Mirabella | July 16, 2010 | 11:00 AM | comments

Apparently the Republicans have more in common with Islamic extremists than they care to admit when they talk about "terrorism." This little nugget arrived in my inbox from a friend. It is a stark reminder what a Republican majority might...Read More

Our Girdles, Ourselves: Vintage ad

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | July 16, 2010 | 10:30 AM | comments

Guessing ca.1950s ad for that mainstream torture device known as the long-line girdle. Add a pair of spiked heels, and she'll never be able to run away from you! Meanwhile, check out the before and after pics. Seems you also...Read More

Georgia GOP Candidate Is Against Gay Adoption, Just Because

Filed by Dana Rudolph | July 16, 2010 | 9:30 AM | comments

Former Georgia Secretary of State Karen Handel, now seeking the Republican nomination for Governor, told local NBC affiliate 11 Alive that not only does she disapprove of marriage equality or domestic partnerships, she would also consider outlawing adoption by gay...Read More

Felicidades Argentina!! Happy Marriage Equality!

Filed by Davina Kotulski | July 16, 2010 | 8:30 AM | comments

Yesterday Argentina became the first Latin American country to grant same-sex couples the right to marry. This is a huge victory! Now on every continent but Asia, same-sex couples know that their relationships are legal and valued in at least...Read More

Mamma Bear

Filed by Kate Clinton | July 16, 2010 | 8:00 AM | comments

It's unbearably hot because Mother Earth is tired of getting deep drilled, but is that the top news? Oh, no. Levi Johnson and Bristol Palin are getting married....Read More


Levin: Sucks to be you

Filed by Bil Browning | July 16, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"I think it's okay, even though it's kind of unprecedented. It did not happen when it came to the inclusion of women; it did not come with the ending of discrimination against African Americans. I can understand the resentment, by...Read More

This Is Not The Trailer For "Shakes The Clown"

Filed by Don Davis | July 16, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

Although it looks like it, this is not the trailer for the greatest alcoholic clown movie of all time; instead, this woman is the actual, no kidding, president of the "I Want Glenn Beck To Run For President In...Read More