August 11, 2010

WV: Equality Threw a Picnic & NOM Said Let Them Eat Hate

Filed by Guest Blogger | August 11, 2010 | 7:00 PM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Ed Kennedy is a veteran of the U.S. Air Force who was born and raised in West Virginia. After 20 years of traveling the country and the globe, he's come back to West Virginia to be...Read More

Elliot III

Filed by Sean Martin | August 11, 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 We didn't see Elliot again for two days: Frank had taken him on a weekend jaunt to San Francisco....Read More

Portia did it, would you?

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 11, 2010 | 5:00 PM | comments

America's favorite lesbian power couple (sorry, Mary and Heather) is back in the news with this headline: Portia de Rossi is now Portia Lee James DeGeneres To each their own. What about you? What do you think about last name...Read More

Caption This: Prop 8 Protest Signs

Filed by Waymon Hudson | August 11, 2010 | 4:00 PM | comments

This picture came to me from a friend on Facebook after the decision to overturn Prop 8 came down. I think it says exactly how I feel: So have at it, Projectors! Let's have your best caption!...Read More


What's the 'secret' to being a political/issues blogger?

Filed by Bil Browning | August 11, 2010 | 3:00 PM | comments

I recently did a podcast for "Gillespie" on From The Right Radio. I debated conservative blogger Dr. Melissa Cloutheir about the Prop 8 decision. The best part is that right after they stopped recording, all of the people on line...Read More

Fowl Play: antique postcard

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | August 11, 2010 | 2:30 PM | comments

Now here's a slang expression that's undergone numerous linguistic evolutions. Far from its contemporary meaning in gay culture, once upon a time (guessing this card is from 1905-1915) it referred to women who were free and easy with their sexuality....Read More

Take This Job And....

Filed by Terrance Heath | August 11, 2010 | 1:30 PM | comments

Granted, we’ve all had days on the job where we’ve long to say, “Screw you guys. I’m going home.” But this guy took it to a whole new level. A JetBlue flight attendant got into an argument with a passenger...Read More

Cornholing Brad Ellsworth

Filed by Bil Browning | August 11, 2010 | 12:30 PM | comments

And here I said Indiana Congressman and Senate hopeful Brad Ellsworth wasn't gay-friendly. My mistake. Apparently if you put a few beers in him, he's down with some cornholing. (Clickety to embiggen) In related news, local CBS reporter Jim Shella...Read More

Cop fired for having appeared in gay porn

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

I can't believe we're even discussing this, but this police officer is having to fight for his job after having appeared in a gay porn film: Hollywood Police Department fired him for not disclosing previous employment -- the porn film...Read More

"MSM" Revisited: Trans Inclusion in LGBT Medical Study

Filed by Mercedes Allen | August 11, 2010 | 10:30 AM | comments

Recently, I'd blogged about a term that's increasing in usage in HIV research and outreach: "MSM," or "men who have sex with men." The term was originally invented because of a need to include not just sexually active gay men...Read More

How #Prop8 Inspires Us Not to Turn Our Back On Twitter

Filed by Leone Kraus | August 11, 2010 | 9:30 AM | comments

Like many LGBT activists, on the afternoon (east coast time) of August 4th, 2010, I was obsessed with tapping my computer's refresh button. I was waiting for Prop 8 to be overturned. Almost two hours after I began my obsessive...Read More

Reminder: We can't be this tacky

Filed by Bil Browning | August 11, 2010 | 8:30 AM | comments

So the next time you remember that in most states you can't get married and President Obama is okay with that, watch these videos of straight weddings and think, "Well, thank God the government won't allow me to be that...Read More

Contest: My Big Gay Italian Wedding

Filed by Bil Browning | August 11, 2010 | 8:30 AM | comments

This week's contest is aimed for our NYC-area Projectors. Planning a wedding can be hell, but planning to ruin a wedding can be a hell of a lot of fun! Andrew (Daniel Robinson) and Anthony (Anthony Wilkinson) are getting married...Read More


Imagine a Democratic White House saying the same thing about conservatives

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 11, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"These people ought to be drug tested. They will be satisfied when we have Canadian healthcare and we've eliminated the Pentagon. That's not reality. They wouldn't be satisfied if Dennis Kucinich was president." --White House press secretary Robert Gibbs on...Read More

Social Security video

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 11, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

This video shows how American handles gay seniors is inadequate....Read More