July 23, 2010

Busting into the land of the make-believers: On parenthood and "being gay"

Filed by Michelle Marzullo | July 23, 2010 | 7:00 PM | comments

These were the sentiments of a good friend who is gay: I don't think I'm even gay any more. I mean I don't feel gay. I mean I live my life, I am out, I have great friends, I have...Read More

The Politicians on Cuba!

Filed by Sean Martin | July 23, 2010 | 6:00 PM | comments

We really have to make sure we keep those dictatorships in line, y'know?...Read More

Queer music Friday - Gregory Douglass

Filed by Alex Blaze | July 23, 2010 | 5:00 PM | comments

Here's Gregory Douglass's "Hang Around." More music by Douglass after the jump....Read More

Same-Sex Seven Sue Big Sky State

Filed by D Gregory Smith | July 23, 2010 | 4:00 PM | comments

Another reason why Montana matters: Seven committed same-sex couples and the ACLU are suing the State of Montana for 'failing to offer legal protections to same-sex couples and their families in violation of the Montana Constitution's rights of privacy, dignity...Read More

Moving The Twitterati and the Tuberati

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | July 23, 2010 | 3:00 PM | comments

This morning at Netroots I attended a session on turning tweets into action and another on using YouTube to move activism. I must admit that I've grown cool on twitter, finding that what people had for lunch and the latest...Read More

Party like it's 1989: HIV/AIDS activists hold die-in

Filed by Alex Blaze | July 23, 2010 | 2:00 PM | comments

Obviously everyone needs to pull together and make some sacrifices in these difficult times. Surely we can't expect the execs at British Petroleum to give up their weekends yachting or for failed finance-sector firms to give up their bonuses, but...Read More

Florida GOP AG Candidate Jeff Kottkamp: Gays Shouldn't Adopt

Filed by Waymon Hudson | July 23, 2010 | 1:00 PM | comments

In a video interview with the Sun Sentinel editorial board, Republican Attorney General candidate Jeff Kottkamp says he fully supports Florida's ban on gays and lesbians adopting. Kottkamp is the current Lieutenant Governor under Charlie Crist. He goes on to...Read More

Creating Change or Creating Chains? A Fierce Look at the Non-Profit Industrial Complex

Filed by R Conrad | July 23, 2010 | 12:00 PM | comments

Gay Shame is one of the most interesting and relentless queer political groups to be making noise in the United States these days. They have consistently deployed some of the fiercest political satire, unmatched theatricals feats, and a commitment to...Read More

The Conservation of Activist Mass...

Filed by Andrew Belonsky | July 23, 2010 | 11:00 AM | comments

Few things are certain when it comes to gay activism: polls can be misleading, the right can be shrewd and what seems like a sure thing can crumble without a moment's notice. For example, remember when Proposition 8 seemed like...Read More

Unfortunate ad: Universal Solution for Inorgasmia

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | July 23, 2010 | 10:30 AM | comments

Yeah, yeah, I have a dirty mind. So sue me. But seriously -- if this machine can make people come, imagine what an iPod can do!!...Read More

In Defense of Same Sex Marriage

Filed by Guest Blogger | July 23, 2010 | 9:30 AM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Dr. Carlos T Mock is a native Puerto Rican who resides in Chicago, IL and Three Oaks, MI. He has published four books and is the GLBT Editor for Floricanto Press in Berkley, CA. Since Same-sex...Read More

AIDS2010: Human Rights March with Annie Lennox

Filed by Mark S. King | July 23, 2010 | 8:30 AM | comments

The AIDS2010 theme, "Rights Here, Right Now," took center stage on day three, with speakers, seminars and events focused on how important human rights are the the AIDS equation. Access to health care and treatment is a human right. Women...Read More


Ga. Governor Candidate on Why She Opposes Gay Adoption

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | July 23, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Q: I guess I want to know why you think gay parents aren't as legitimate as heterosexual parents. A: Because I don't." --Former Georgia Secretary of State Karen Handel, now seeking the Republican nomination for Governor of Georgia, to local...Read More

Louis CK on the word faggot

Filed by Bil Browning | July 23, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

FX show Louie stars comic Louis CK as an openly gay man. In this clip from the show, his poker buddies start asking about gay sex clubs but things get serious quick when Louis schools his friends on the...Read More