October 29, 2010

Queer music Friday - Tori Fixx

Filed by Alex Blaze | October 29, 2010 | 5:00 PM | comments

Tori Fixx has been a mainstay on the queer hip hop scene for over a decade. He's released seven studio albums and toured the country in 2006 with the HomoRevolution Tour. Here's the video for "Not Perfect" from his album...Read More

Apple pulls PeekABooTranny app

Filed by Bil Browning | October 29, 2010 | 4:00 PM | comments

Sometimes there's not an app for everything. It appears transphobia is once again an App Store taboo. Thanks to GLAAD and everyone who called Apple's public relations number yesterday, the technology behemoth has yanked PeekABooTranny from its online store. It...Read More

Gay Shame's "Emergency Kuarantine"

Filed by Guest Blogger | October 29, 2010 | 3:00 PM | comments

Editors' note: Toshio Meronek is a writer and aspiring voiceover artist living in San Francisco. He blogs on disability news and pop culture at Where's Lulu. On October 15, the queer radicals of Gay Shame turned their lens on the...Read More

4 days and counting

Filed by Michael Crawford | October 29, 2010 | 2:00 PM | comments

Who was it that said the Tea Party doesn't care about social issues such LGBT equality? Whoever it was got it so wrong. Witness Republican senate candidate Sharon Angle's recent comments about marriage: I confess that we are a nation...Read More

Again, the South shall lead us

Filed by Susan Raffo | October 29, 2010 | 1:00 PM | comments

There I was, sitting in a hotel lobby in Dallas, TX in 1994. A new friend, just met, was sitting next to me on the fake leather couch. This new friend, Pam McMichael, was telling me about the work of...Read More

Homophobic schools don't have to exist

Filed by Alex Blaze | October 29, 2010 | 12:00 PM | comments

This is as close to a policy statement as there's been in Europe on the subject of discrimination against gay teachers. Now we'll have to wait for a test case: The European Commission has said that Roman Catholic schools in...Read More

The Thought of A Republican Future Makes Me Feel Sick

Filed by Joe Mirabella | October 29, 2010 | 11:00 AM | comments

My stomach hurts. I can't sleep at night. I'm having a hard time concentrating, and I've been described as "grouchy" by my partner. It is election time and with just a few days left before the Republicans could take over...Read More

Time Magazine, 1979: Gay history memorabilia

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | October 29, 2010 | 10:30 AM | comments

Does anyone remember this piece or cover? It's stunningly sad that the same cover could probably still run today, 31 years later, and some people would think the question is fresh and want to debate the point. But is there...Read More

Vote For Health Care

Filed by Terrance Heath | October 29, 2010 | 9:30 AM | comments

Still looking for a reason to vote? Here’s a three word answer: health care reform. I’m not sure why Democrats aren’t running on it, but it’s a big step towards "change we can believe in" — the kind that some...Read More

The Path Forward

Filed by Jarrod Chlapowski | October 29, 2010 | 8:30 AM | comments

I know, I know, everyone is worried about the elections on Tuesday. We have a ton of work to do, however, and a very small timeframe in which to do it. We need to be ready to start on Wednesday....Read More

Michelle Obama on Ellen

Filed by Alex Blaze | October 29, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

Michelle Obama went on Ellen, and they talked school bullying....Read More


Barack Obama's attitude will fully evolve once he's out of office

Filed by Alex Blaze | October 29, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"I have been to this point unwilling to sign on to same-sex marriage primarily because of my understandings of the traditional definitions of marriage. But I also think you're right that attitudes evolve, including mine. And I think that it...Read More

Missouri Republicans on hardcore gay pornography

Filed by Alex Blaze | October 29, 2010 | 7:01 AM | comments

A robocall from Missouri Republicans on hardcore gay pornography, showing they're as classy as ever....Read More

Lame duck DADT repeal

Filed by Alex Blaze | October 29, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

Servicemember's United's XD talks on DADT repeal during the lame duck session....Read More