October 31, 2010

The Scariest Holloween Sight

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | October 31, 2010 | 7:00 PM | comments

Seen in Tuxedo, New York tonight:...Read More

Georgia Megachurch Pastor Jim Swilley Comes Out

Filed by Betty Greene Salwak | October 31, 2010 | 5:30 PM | comments

Bishop Jim Swilley, pastor of the Georgia interdenominational megachurch Church In The Now has announced that he is gay. Swilley is a fourth generation pastor who says he has always been called to preach and has known since he was...Read More

Is the Virginia Pilot Trying to Hide GOP Rigell's Ant-Gay Extremism?

Filed by Michael Hamar | October 31, 2010 | 4:00 PM | comments

I have written a number of times about the religious extremism of GOP candidate Scott Rigell (on right pictured with former Virginia Beach GOP party chair who resigned due to his distribution of racist e-mails) who is running for the...Read More

Mean Boys, Mean Girls

Filed by Guest Blogger | October 31, 2010 | 2:30 PM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Victor Bumbalo is an award winning internationally produced playwright. He has also written for several popular television shows. Tyler Clementi. Our hearts break. His life is over because his roommate and a classmate thought it was...Read More

RED ALERT: One Iowa Needs Help Saving Equality Judges

Filed by Karen Ocamb | October 31, 2010 | 1:00 PM | comments

While the nation's eyes are on the Republican/Tea Party's campaign to take over Congress, the National Organization of Marriage - flush with money from the Catholic and Mormon churches - have their own under-the radar campaigns supporting antigay, anti-abortion candidates....Read More

My Halloween Birthday

Filed by Gloria Nieto | October 31, 2010 | 11:30 AM | comments

Today is my birthday. With it comes cards, hopefully a cake and trick or treaters to the door. What it doesn't bring is the phone call I had every year with my friend, Gary, who shared the same birthday, even...Read More

Numbers Alone Don't Move a Movement

Filed by Lisa Weiner-Mahfuz | October 31, 2010 | 10:00 AM | comments

I come from the school of community organizing--often referred to as movement building--that seeks to connect issues, communities and identities. I engage in organizing from this place because, frankly, I don't know how to do it any other way. It...Read More

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#SSS: The Big Election Special Podcast

Filed by Phil Reese | October 31, 2010 | 8:30 AM | comments

This week on SameSexSunday, Joe chats with Human Rights Campaign's Kevin Nix and OneIowa's Justin Uebelhor about the National Organization for Marriage's efforts to influence the Iowa elections this year. Then, we get election predictions and highlights from GOProud's Chris...Read More

Megachurch leader comes out

Filed by Alex Blaze | October 31, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

Megachurch pastor Jim Swilley comes out at church on Sunday....Read More


Christians can't adopt

Filed by Alex Blaze | October 31, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"It may not be long before local authorities decide that Christians cannot look after some of the most vulnerable children in our society, simply because they disapprove of homosexuality." --A spokesman for the the Christian Legal Centre, in appealing a...Read More