November 28, 2010


Yael: Comment of the Week

Filed by Bil Browning | November 28, 2010 | 7:00 PM | comments

This cracked my shit up. Not only is this commenter homophobic, but he's an idiot too. This was left on my post, "First all Israeli gay porn movie" - a porn flick directed by Michael Lucas not George Lucas of...Read More

Gay vulture flap at German zoo

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | November 28, 2010 | 5:30 PM | comments

This story pisses me off on several levels. German Zoo Forces Gay Vultures to Mate With Females First I strongly object to them even calling the birds gay. They are a bonded pair. Male-bonded pairs are a natural occurrence throughout...Read More

Guidance for Transgender Air Travelers re New TSA Policies

Filed by Karen Ocamb | November 28, 2010 | 4:00 PM | comments

The National Center for Transgender Equality has issued the following advisory regarding the new scanners and pat-down searchers for transgender people using airlines this holiday. As transgender people and our families prepare to travel for the Thanksgiving holiday, many have...Read More

A reader question: What's the difference?

Filed by Bil Browning | November 28, 2010 | 2:30 PM | comments

My post about why you shouldn't give to the Salvation Army this holiday season was very popular. It's been shared over 5,000 times on Facebook and almost 300 times on Twitter. Several of the visitors to that post are new...Read More

Accepting full body scans and groping is inevitable

Filed by Alex Blaze | November 28, 2010 | 1:00 PM | comments

I've been thinking along the same lines as Jos at Feministing: Here's the thing: airport security has been problematic for a long time. Since 9/11 security checkpoints have become a major site for racial and religious profiling, something that is...Read More

When Does It Stop?

Filed by Guest Blogger | November 28, 2010 | 11:30 AM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Brody Levesque has spent most of his career keeping an eye on American politics as a wire service correspondent. He runs Brody's Notes and Scribbles, a daily news blog. Earlier this week, FRC was included in...Read More


Christine O'Donnell on Dancing with the Stars?

Filed by Bil Browning | November 28, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"O'Donnell would fit right in. She certainly would be so controversial that the amount of press attention and buzz the show would get would be huge. Plus, you know they would make her dance in a witch's hat with a...Read More

There's a metaphor in here somewhere

Filed by Bil Browning | November 28, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

Okay, follow me here. There's a metaphor in here somewhere. The religious right is the crows. The cats represent the LGBT community. You can draw the appropriate conclusions....Read More