November 14, 2010

Football player not allowed to play because of the color pink

Filed by Alex Blaze | November 14, 2010 | 7:00 PM | comments

This matter has been settled, but it's strange that wearing pink cleats to football practice was even a problem in the first place: According to the suit, filed last week in Simpson County Chancery Court, Mendenhall High School football coach...Read More


This week: The new 'Alex'

Filed by Bil Browning | November 14, 2010 | 5:30 PM | comments

Managing Editor Alex Blaze is flying back to the States on Monday to visit family and friends; he'll be in New York, Indianapolis and DC over the next few weeks. We're going to have a meetup while he's in DC,...Read More

Anti-discrimination statements aren't enough

Filed by Alex Blaze | November 14, 2010 | 4:00 PM | comments

One of the many reasons that assuming an employer is LGBT-friendly based on their official statements will make an ass out of everyone is that employers lie. And saying that they're a lot better people than they actually are is...Read More

My Life Again in New York, cont.

Filed by Steven Cheslik-DeMeyer | November 14, 2010 | 2:30 PM | comments

The prop shop in Green Point where I work is not well heated, so when it's cold outside it's cold inside. Not as much in the front office where I spent most of the day, but in the big warehouse...Read More

A Bullying Suicide Close to Home

Filed by Michael Hamar | November 14, 2010 | 1:00 PM | comments

On November 9, 2010, I wrote on my blog Michael-in-Norfolkabout the bullying induced suicide of Christian Taylor, a student at Grafton High School in Yorktown, Virginia (pictured at left). The story hit home with me because two of my nephews...Read More

Please Tell Me How You Feel

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | November 14, 2010 | 11:30 AM | comments

I saw this cartoon on a display at Ramapo College of the work of John Callahan, a cartoonist famous for his irreverent and impolitic cartoons, who passed away this summer. It reminded me of how I feel when I think...Read More

#SSS: All things 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' repeal from DADT experts

Filed by Phil Reese | November 14, 2010 | 10:00 AM | comments

The election has left the future of many Federal LGBT equality bills up in the air, but one particular legislative goal that has a chance is the repeal of the military's discriminatory ban on gay, lesbian and bisexual troops serving...Read More


Cindy McCain is against gays in the miltary

Filed by Alex Blaze | November 14, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"I fully support the NOH8 campaign and all it stands for and am proud to be a part of it. But I stand by my husband's stance on DADT." --Cindy McCain on Twitter...Read More

Fischerspooner - Emerge

Filed by Alex Blaze | November 14, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

Here's the video for "Emerge" from the electro-clash group Fischerspooner....Read More