August 6, 2010

Will Judge Walker's Decision Hold Up In the Supreme Court?

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | August 06, 2010 | 7:00 PM | comments

As has been reiterated by every single commentator on this case, ad nauseam, Judge Walker's decision is the first step on a long road that will culminate in the United State Supreme Court. But no one is taking much of...Read More

Road Trip V

Filed by Sean Martin | August 06, 2010 | 6:00 PM | comments

And you just never know who's gonna come up with those little local tips... or what kind of tips they may be....Read More

Queer music Friday - Joe McElderry

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 06, 2010 | 5:00 PM | comments

I posted Joe McElderry's statement that a Twitter hacker helped him come out (the hacker broke into McElderry's account, sent messages like "It's been difficult living a lie for so many years," and that helped him "come to realise who...Read More

Update on Ball Memorial

Filed by Austen Crowder | August 06, 2010 | 4:00 PM | comments

Great news from Muncie, Indiana: it looks as if Erin Vaught and INTRAA have come to an understanding with Ball Memorial Hospital. Better yet, Ball Memorial has agreed to an "aggressive" response to the problem of transphobia. Via INTRAA: Working...Read More

Happy 21st Birthday Angie Zapata

Filed by Monica Roberts | August 06, 2010 | 3:00 PM | comments

Yesterday was a day that should have been a happy occasion for a young Latina transwoman who lived in Colorado. But sadly, it wasn't, thanks to a waste of DNA who is now serving a life sentence in a Colorado...Read More

Call to Action: Queering the Midterm Election!

Filed by Guest Blogger | August 06, 2010 | 2:00 PM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Brianna Marquez is the Youth Engagement intern at the National Youth Advocacy Coalition (NYAC) this summer. I still remember my emotions the night of November 4, 2008 right before Barack Obama gave his victory speech in...Read More

Jane Fonda Hawks the Scissor Sisters New Album

Filed by Bil Browning | August 06, 2010 | 1:00 PM | comments

Scissor Sisters has to have one of the best PR firms working for them. Whether it's the fake profile for lead singer Jake Shears or this faux news report, the band has really found some ingenious ways to publicize...Read More

GOProud invites Ann Coulter to "Homocon"

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 06, 2010 | 12:00 PM | comments

I don't have much to say about this, other than that these are obviously very complicated, troubled individuals. That and they need to learn how to adjust resolution in Photoshop before enlarging an image....Read More

Convicted Wall Street Felon To Speak At Peter LaBarbera's "Truth Academy"

Filed by Michael Hamar | August 06, 2010 | 11:00 AM | comments

Back in February I wrote a post on my blog, Michael-in-Norfolk about a story that I helped break working with Wayne Besen and Norm Kent of South Florida Gay News concerning Arthur Abba Goldberg, one of the founders of JONAH...Read More

Growing Up Skipper: Barbie's twisted sister

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | August 06, 2010 | 10:30 AM | comments

Great little video about one of the weirdest dolls ever sold, "Growing Up Skipper," and one woman's memories of playing with its fascinating features....Read More

We got so excited we forgot we were mad at Target

Filed by Joe Mirabella | August 06, 2010 | 9:30 AM | comments

As I cautioned in a post last week, and again on the Michaelangelo Signorlie Show on Tuesday, the LGBT and progressive communities should not call for boycotts unless they intend to follow through with them. Americans have attention deficit disorder,...Read More

"I Do" San Diego

San Diego Celebrates Prop 8 Defeat

Filed by Michelle Marzullo | August 06, 2010 | 8:30 AM | comments

The sunset rally celebrating the defeat of Proposition 8 at the San Diego LGBT Center, known simply as "The Center," was impressive. Hundreds showed up with banners and signs, wedding cake was dished out by the plateful, and though we...Read More


Target CEO is sorry he screwed over employees "in a way I did not anticipate"

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 06, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"While I firmly believe that a business climate conducive to growth is critical to our future, I realize our decision affected many of you in a way I did not anticipate, and for that I am genuinely sorry." --Target CEO...Read More

Sophia Petrillo on Marriage Equality

Filed by D Gregory Smith | August 06, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

Out of the mouths of (old) babes......Read More