December 3, 2010

Queer Music Friday: Vampire Weekend

Filed by Bil Browning | December 03, 2010 | 5:00 PM | comments

While Alex is traveling here, I get the chance to sneak in and do a Queer Music Friday. Who did I choose? One of my favorite bands, Vampire Weekend, of course! They're music has a good rollicking pop-ish feel to...Read More

Admiral Mike Mullen Proves To Be A Class Act: Obama? Still Missing in Action

Filed by Michael Hamar | December 03, 2010 | 4:00 PM | comments

I will admit that I never initially trusted the Pentagon to be above board with its DADT study. Indeed, I feared the top military brass would endeavor to have the study skewed so as to justify retaining the religious based...Read More

99 And Counting: Tales From The Un-Funny Papers

Filed by Terrance Heath | December 03, 2010 | 3:00 PM | comments

Let’s face it. Nothing about the economic crisis is funny. Nothing about America’s 9% unemployment rate, 14.8 million unemployed, or 6.2 million long-term employed is funny. And there’s nothing mildly amusing about the 2 million Americans whose unemployment benefits began...Read More

Reinhardt Refuses to Recuse Himself in Prop 8 Case

Filed by Karen Ocamb | December 03, 2010 | 2:00 PM | comments

There was lot of commotion Wednesday afternoon as Yes on 8/ filed a motion asking 9th Circuit Court Judge Stephen Roy Reinhardt to recuse himself from the three-judge panel that will hear the Prop 8 appeal and standing case on...Read More

Dr. Laura: DADT is 'absurd discrimination'

Filed by Bil Browning | December 03, 2010 | 1:00 PM | comments

Now that Dr. Laura has a new show on Sirius radio, has she also turned over a new leaf? On her new show yesterday, she led the show with a rant about Don't Ask Don't Tell, calling it "absurd discrimination."...Read More

Christmas List

Filed by Sara Whitman | December 03, 2010 | 12:00 PM | comments

My kids keep asking me what I want for Christmas. Over and over. So... here's my list: I want peace and quiet for a day. No fighting, no wrestling, no sassy back talk. A mother's dream. I'm not looking for...Read More

WOIO: Men 'posing as women' are 'freaks'

Filed by Bil Browning | December 03, 2010 | 11:00 AM | comments

Crime stories are always the most problematic for reporters to get right when it comes to LGBT people, but this story from CBS station WOIO entitled Bosom buddies busted after tricking kid into having sex takes the cake for not...Read More

LiveBlog: DADT Hearing, December 3, 2010

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | December 03, 2010 | 8:45 AM | comments

DADT hearing 12-3-10 This morning, Jarrod Chlapowski of Servicemembers United is joining us for the liveblog. Jarrod's recovering from a slight cold, so wish him a speedy recovery! To view the Senate hearing live webcast, click here to open a...Read More


Are you going to ask them?

Filed by Bil Browning | December 03, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"I can't think of a single precedent in American history of doing a referendum of the American armed forces on a policy issue. Are you going to ask them if they want 15 month tours, are you going to ask...Read More

Senator Evan Bayh at DADT hearings

Filed by Bil Browning | December 03, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

I've often criticized Indiana Senator Evan Bayh, but yesterday he did me proud. It's a joy to feature this video of Senator Bayh at the DADT repeal hearing yesterday....Read More