August 10, 2010

Negotiating the Closet

Filed by Guest Blogger | August 10, 2010 | 8:00 PM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Alan L. Bounville is a full time graduate student studying theatre for social change at New York University and is one of the founding members of Queer Rising New York City, a direct action group fighting...Read More

Texas attorney general declines to define "man" and "woman"

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 10, 2010 | 7:00 PM | comments

I posted a few months ago about a cissexual and a transsexual woman who wanted to marry in Texas and found a county clerk willing to do it after being told to wait in El Paso County. The county wanted...Read More

Elliot II

Filed by Sean Martin | August 10, 2010 | 6:00 PM | comments

Editors' Note: You can find the rest of this series here: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5 Elliot finally showed up at ten till nine, just as Gordie was headed off to work and Doc and...Read More

OK, GOProud, now you got my attention...

Filed by Phil Reese | August 10, 2010 | 5:00 PM | comments

I'm not the most radical guy on this blog (by a long shot) but I sure as heck am not a conservative. However, GOProud did catch my attention when they went to CPAC and ended up making some inroads and...Read More

The Fox News Muslim gay bar

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 10, 2010 | 4:00 PM | comments

Updated after the jump. I don't know which is sadder: that Greg Gutfeld thinks he's going to prove a point to liberals using the American right's constantly-demonstrated fidelity to the LGBT community or that getting people into gay bars nowadays...Read More


Preview: From the Bilerico Home Office

Filed by Bil Browning | August 10, 2010 | 3:00 PM | comments

I've been running around like crazy trying to get the new design for Bilerico Project off the ground lately; we're currently hoping to have the new look up and running in September. To finish up though, I need your help....Read More

Why I Am Working With GetEqual

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | August 10, 2010 | 2:00 PM | comments

I have decided to work with GetEqual as a member of its provisional Board of Directors. I recognize this as a decision fraught with controversy. At the same time, I do feel strongly that GetEqual has great potential to move...Read More

Sex and Gender in Salon Society: antique photo

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | August 10, 2010 | 1:30 PM | comments

Special thanks to reader Amanda for sharing this fantastic image of one of the most interesting private parties I've seen. It raises so many intriguing questions about the people, the relationships, the reason for the celebration, and the high-class locale....Read More

Prop 8 Proponents May Lack Standing to Appeal Perry Ruling

Filed by Michael Hamar | August 10, 2010 | 12:30 PM | comments

I mentioned in an earlier post that some 43 years ago the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a ballot initiative derived amendment to the California Constitution that would have allowed California residents to discriminate against black citizens in leasing and...Read More

Michael Lucas hates Muslims; does The Advocate?

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 10, 2010 | 11:30 AM | comments

I wonder just which Advocate editor Michael Lucas has incriminating pictures of, because it's hard to see any reason why they'd keep on publishing these columns. This week Michael Lucas informs Advocate readers that the Cordoba Initiative to build a...Read More

On Saving 319,000 Jobs

Filed by Don Davis | August 10, 2010 | 10:30 AM | comments

Across my desk have some documents that report how many jobs will be saved by the House coming back into session to vote out H.R. 1586 and send it to the President for his signature. Long story short, after all...Read More

Directly Addressing the Opposition: SU Web Ad 1

Filed by Jarrod Chlapowski | August 10, 2010 | 9:30 AM | comments

Today brings the release of the first of several web and tv ads on DADT from Servicemembers United's new lobbying arm - the Servicemembers United Action Fund. When planning this project at SU, we wanted to make sure we weren't...Read More

FL Governor Candidate: Don't Let Gays Foster Parent Either!

Filed by Nadine Smith | August 10, 2010 | 8:30 AM | comments

Once assumed the inevitable GOP candidate for Florida Governor, Bill McCollum been sliding in the polls and now is sending up a desperate anti-gay hail mary to the religious conservative crowd. Here are excerpts from an interview with a Southern...Read More

Hannah Montana Does Porn?!?

Filed by Michael Buckley | August 10, 2010 | 8:00 AM | comments

Fun Comment Questions of the Day: Answer Any or All!!! 1. Which Jersey Shore cast member would you most like to ---- (if you are 18+). 2. Is all fair in love and reality shows? What do you think...Read More


It's my personal faith that everyone should do what I say

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 10, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"I really do not think that we should have homosexuals guiding our children. I think that it's a lifestyle that I don't agree with. I realize a lot of people do. It's my personal faith, religious faith, that I don't...Read More

Keith Olbermann on homophobic fundies

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 10, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

Keith Olbermann did a segment on the rightwing crazies....Read More