July 31, 2010

Weekly Reader: NOM, Target, & Lynching Gay Couples

Filed by Bil Browning | July 31, 2010 | 6:00 PM | comments

NOM's Indianapolis stop on the "Summer of Marriage" tour took center stage on Bilerico Project this week. First we broke the picture of the NOM supporter's sign that said the "solution" to same-sex marriage is to lynch gay couples, but...Read More

Louis CK on being white

Filed by Alex Blaze | July 31, 2010 | 4:00 PM | comments

What do you all think about this Louis CK sketch? Adam Serwer observed that "that fear animates a larger part of American racial politics," and Rose at Feministing argues, "C.K. can't celebrate his whiteness without him celebrating the effects his...Read More

Gay X-Men Tackle Open Relationships

Filed by Andrew Belonsky | July 31, 2010 | 2:00 PM | comments

Despite a few progressive steps forward over the past few years, there still aren't that many gay superheroes running around, saving the day. DC Comics has their lipstick lesbian Batwoman, yes, and the Disney-owned Marvel has young Avengers Wiccan and...Read More

A Prescription for Playfulness

Filed by Guest Blogger | July 31, 2010 | 12:00 PM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Jeff Lutes is a psychotherapist who lives with his husband and their three adopted children in Austin, Texas. He is the principal consultant for ContemporaryCouples.com, where he teaches online dating and relationship workshops to the LGBTQ...Read More

Our Politics of Powerlessness

Filed by Terrance Heath | July 31, 2010 | 10:00 AM | comments

In the metro-D.C. area, if it isn’t electricity it’s the water. The wind shifts direction or a simple summer storm is all it takes to knock out one or the other -- and, many times, both. But we don’t just...Read More


Robert Gibbs, a year and a half in, doesn't know what Obama thinks

Filed by Alex Blaze | July 31, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"I don't... the president hasn't to the best of my... I have not heard the president intone what he believes the constitutionality of the law is. I know that he believes the law should be changed. Legal decisions around next...Read More

Advice from the Little Mermaid

Filed by Bil Browning | July 31, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

Who can give little girls better advice about growing up than the Little Mermaid? Ariel is full of good advice like "Get comfort and support and attract a prince all at once by wearing a bra made out of...Read More