July 22, 2010

More NOM propaganda

Filed by Alex Blaze | July 22, 2010 | 8:00 PM | comments

Davina posted yesterday on that weird NOM video in which a woman accuses LGBT activists of standing in front of her. I'm a bit more skeptical about that video than she was, but we both agree that, either way, it's...Read More

The Taliban on women!

Filed by Sean Martin | July 22, 2010 | 7:00 PM | comments

Just so we all understand who's weak (like Eve) and who's not (like Adam... I think...)...Read More

Lt Dan Choi's discharge papers

Filed by Bil Browning | July 22, 2010 | 6:00 PM | comments

Lt Dan Choi was officially discharged by the military in late June. Unfortunately, he wasn't told that the paperwork had finally gone through; he found out about it when Gay City New and Newsweek contacted him for comment. In a...Read More

NN10: Marriage equality panel minutes

Filed by Nathan Strang | July 22, 2010 | 5:30 PM | comments

Sudbay, sudbay sudbay sudbay.... sudbay sudbay.. sudbay sudbay bink. Bink bink bink. Michael cra...bink sudbay.... Oh! And Joe Sudbay said Bilerico! I thought the idea of a moderator was a to moderate and not to steal the show... Poor Michael...Read More

4 AM In Vegas

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | July 22, 2010 | 5:00 PM | comments

It's 4 am in Vegas, where I'm attending the Netroots Nation conference. Starbucks is closed, and I'm dying for a cup of coffee, having crashed last night at 10 (1 am for the Eastern time zone programmed into my Circadian...Read More

More on the reality of a gay candidate

Filed by Alex Blaze | July 22, 2010 | 4:00 PM | comments

This is why I don't put much stock in abstract polls that show X percentage of Americans would vote for a gay candidate. Sure, Scott Galvin has already won an election (he's on the city council and he's running for...Read More

AIDS2010 Day Two: The Wisdom of Youth

Filed by Mark S. King | July 22, 2010 | 3:00 PM | comments

Today was a blast, because I spent it with my intellectual peers -- puppets, show people and youth! In this video blog entry from AIDS2010 in Vienna you'll meet some amazing young people from around the world who are making...Read More

Netroots Virgin: Liberally Exhausting

Filed by Nathan Strang | July 22, 2010 | 2:00 PM | comments

What happens in Vegas... gets blogged. So far, Its been a stimulating overload of new faces, old friends, and some overhashed discussion. I love it though and I couldn't be more happy to be be here at Netroots Nations with...Read More

Police kill man, accuse him of cruising

Filed by Alex Blaze | July 22, 2010 | 1:00 PM | comments

In case the problem with getting generally homophobic men who are armed to the teeth who aren't meaningfully accountable to the law to go and arrest men cruising in parks wasn't obvious enough, here's a story that shows what can...Read More

When Gays in Straight Marriages Come Out

Filed by Michael Hamar | July 22, 2010 | 12:00 PM | comments

Coincidentally, I have run into two individuals within the last week that are grappling with what I went through some years back and which I have discussed frequently on my blog, Michael-in-Norfolk. It is also a topic addressed with somewhat...Read More

Male Haircuts: The Days of Flat-Tops and Crewcuts

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | July 22, 2010 | 11:30 AM | comments

Love this vintage guide to men's hairstyling choices, ca. late 1950s/early 1960s. Guessing it was a sign that hung at local barbershops so boys could choose whether they wanted to look more like James Dean or Gomer Pyle. Now, who's...Read More

One Dessert. Two Forks. The Open Relationship.

Filed by Father Tony | July 22, 2010 | 10:30 AM | comments

Dining out with your partner, lover or spouse follows a typical pattern. Seated opposite each other at the same table, you are furnished with separate menus from which you make individual choices. One chooses Diet Coke, the other a Daiquiri....Read More

Personalizing the Immigration Debate...

Filed by Andrew Belonsky | July 22, 2010 | 9:30 AM | comments

As you likely know, scads of LGBT bloggers and activists have gathered in Vegas ahead of the Netroots Nation conference, which officially starts tomorrow. We've spent our day discussing a host of issues, like the seemingly eternal ENDA debate, HIV/AIDS...Read More

Why Formspring.me is Damaging to Our LGBT Youth and How it Became the Perfect Platform for Cyber-Bullying

Filed by Guest Blogger | July 22, 2010 | 8:30 AM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Leone Kraus is the voice behind the LGBT social media blog krausnotes.com. From volunteering, to lobbying, and now blogging, Leone has continuously played an active role in the fight for LGBT equality for the past 16...Read More


Attempted Ordination of Women A Grave Crime

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | July 22, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"It will include the 'attempted ordination of women' among the list of most serious crimes against church law, or 'delicta graviora,' sources said." --John Thanis, of the Catholic News Service, regarding the upcoming revisions to the Vatican's 2001 norms that...Read More

Who Wants To Dance With The Spider Cows?

Filed by Don Davis | July 22, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

Cyriak Harris just made "cow-clubbing" the coolest thing to do this summer...and to make it even better, the cows become Super Spider Cows, which is the coolest thing to ever happen to a cow...until you have to go out...Read More