August 23, 2010

Homophobic counseling student loses case

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 23, 2010 | 7:00 PM | comments

Jennifer Keeton, who filed suit a month ago to keep herself from being expelled from a graduate counseling program that required her to have some basic sensitivity towards LGBT people, lost her case: In his ruling, Judge Hall tried hard...Read More

Flat Tires IV

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

And just when you thought it was safe to get back on the interstate.......Read More

The problem with Gay Ink

Filed by Phil Reese | August 23, 2010 | 5:00 PM | comments

What do gays working for the DNC and gays writing and producing for con-gLay-morate Regent Media have in common? Well a lot more than you think. Michael Musto, legendary Village Voice columnist and frequent commenter on VH1 I Love Whatever...Read More

Caption This: Ladies Love It

Filed by Bil Browning | August 23, 2010 | 4:00 PM | comments

This dashing young buck is quite the lady's man. His self-effacing and modest demeanor hides an inner Lothario that women just can't resist. Why, notice they've covered his neck and cheek with kisses even! Got a good caption for this...Read More

North Korea is Gay for Facebook

Filed by Joe Mirabella | August 23, 2010 | 3:00 PM | comments

North Korea is dipping it's toe into social media. First with a twitter account, and now with a Facebook account. From Mashable: Oddly enough, North Korea has chosen to create a Facebook profile, rather than a Fan Page -- which...Read More

On the Cordoba House, with pictures

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

I'm surprised to see people still discussing Park51 in Manhattan - I thought I was late to the party on this tired issue when I posted about it two weeks ago. But then it's really not that surprising, when one...Read More

Celebrity, Role Models and the Sportswriter

Filed by Mercedes Allen | August 23, 2010 | 1:00 PM | comments

LA Weekly has a very long, thorough and heartbreaking look at the story of Christine Daniels / Mike Penner that is worth reading. The article's not always comfortable to read. I'm not going to analyze all of it here, but...Read More

On Homeland Security

Filed by Don Davis | August 23, 2010 | 12:00 PM | comments

They better not build that mosque down by Ground Zero, we're being told, not just because it's insensitive, but because we have no idea what they'll be up to down there. I mean, where did the money come from? Who...Read More

Fun maps on marriage public opinion by state

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 23, 2010 | 11:00 AM | comments

Columbia politics professors Gelman, Lax, and Phillips (whose statistical work I previously posted on Bilerico), have an analysis piece in the NY Times estimating state-level support for same-sex marriage. They use 2008 state-level projections, demographic information, and estimates of current...Read More

Loved Ones Serve In Silence Too

Filed by Guest Blogger | August 23, 2010 | 10:00 AM | comments

Editors' Note: With the Pentagon's family survey now in the field, Servicemembers Legal Defense Network (SLDN), a national, legal services and policy organization dedicated to ending "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" (DADT), will release a letter each day this week from...Read More

Military Woman: antique photos

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | August 23, 2010 | 9:30 AM | comments

I have no idea who these women are, but the uniform appears to be WWI era. Can any of the brilliant minds here can shed some light on this history mystery? I love these photos, and wish I knew more...Read More

Contest: The Square

Filed by Bil Browning | August 23, 2010 | 8:30 AM | comments

Today's contest is brought to you by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Up for grabs is one DVD of The Square. A stylish, twist-filled film noir, THE SQUARE centers on an adulterous couple, Ray (DAVID ROBERTS) and Carla (CLAIRE VAN DER...Read More


The same insulting and derogatory assumptions

Filed by Bil Browning | August 23, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"This survey of military spouses contains many of the same insulting and derogatory assumptions and insinuations about gays and lesbians that ran throughout the last survey. Answer choices suggest things like the Defense Department possibly distributing flyers in military neighborhoods...Read More

Natural Woman: Joseph Gordon-Levitt

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

Incredibly cute actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt takes the stage for a great rendition of "Natural Woman." I think he's performing at a benefit for his online cooperative production company and he does a damn good job....Read More