December 8, 2010


Bilerico meet-up in NYC tomorrow

Filed by Alex Blaze | December 08, 2010 | 7:00 PM | comments

Just making sure you all remember that there's a Bilerico meet-up in New York City tomorrow at the Stonewall Inn. Jill Weiss and I will be there this Thursday, December 9th, from 7PM to 9PM. I'm going straight to the...Read More

Pryor: Another Senator supports DADT repeal

Filed by Bil Browning | December 08, 2010 | 6:00 PM | comments

Senator Mark Pryor (D-AR) announced today that he would vote in support of repealing Don't Ask Don't Tell. The Senator previously opposed repeal, saying "homosexuality is a sin" and was taken to task by both local and national Stonewall Democrat...Read More

Oprah loves Gayle, but not like that

Filed by Alex Blaze | December 08, 2010 | 5:00 PM | comments

This clip of an interview with Oprah was interesting to me after reading Yasmin Nair's post on Kate & Allie, and, more broadly, about our inability to accept the existence of non-sexual but loving adult friendships. Why can't people just...Read More

Thumbs up for 'Girls Who Like Boys Who Like Boys'

Filed by Rev Irene Monroe | December 08, 2010 | 4:00 PM | comments

The long-awaited reality series "Girls Who Like Boys Who Like Boys," highlighting the unconventional relationship between heterosexual women and gay men deputed on the "Sundance Channel" on Dec. 7. The show is produced by Randy Barbato and Fenton Bailey, the...Read More

Don't Ask, Don't Tell, Don't Give Us Your Professional Opinion

Filed by Guest Blogger | December 08, 2010 | 3:00 PM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Edward Falzon is the author of Being Gay is Disgusting, a very tongue-in-cheek (and not literally titled) humorous parody of the first five books of the Bible. I continue to be surprised at the persistence of...Read More

Beach Belles: 1920s girls in swimsuits

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | December 08, 2010 | 2:30 PM | comments

Two really great, rare photos of lovely young women relaxing together in fabulous vintage swimsuits. I actually find these suits sexier than bikinis -- and the natural looking women a whole lot cuter than the artificial beauties in most contemporary...Read More

Amber Heard: Beautifully put...

Filed by Bil Browning | December 08, 2010 | 1:30 PM | comments

You may have missed this quick interview that AfterEllen did with actress Amber Heard (The Stepfather, The Joneses, Pineapple Express). The 24 year old had a few words of wisdom for the site that deserves to be amplified. I am...Read More

Perry in the Ninth Circuit: Reinhardt's Question

Filed by Karen Ocamb | December 08, 2010 | 12:30 PM | comments

My mind keeps coming back to a question posed by Judge Reinhardt Monday at the Perry vs. Schwarzenegger arguments in the Ninth Circuit. Which is a worse thing to do, he asked attorneys from both sides of the case, taking...Read More

Cheering at Charlie Brown's football game

Filed by Terrance Heath | December 08, 2010 | 11:30 AM | comments

I have never cheered for Charlie Brown. Every year, for as long as I can remember, the holiday season has included a viewing of "A Charlie Brown Christmas." Thankfully, it appears to be the one Peanuts special that doesn’t include...Read More

DADT repeal vote today?

Filed by Bil Browning | December 08, 2010 | 10:30 AM | comments

According to Kerry Eleveld of The Advocate, there's a chance we'll see a vote on the repeal of Don't Ask Don't Tell this evening. The chances are small, but they're there. Democrats might make use of a narrow window of...Read More

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My First Gay Christmas aka Destroying My Mother

Filed by Mark S. King | December 08, 2010 | 9:30 AM | comments

There is so much distance in my mother's eyes that I fear she may never come close to me again. Circling her stare are wrinkles of pain, betrayal even, and in her hand she holds the watch. It was December...Read More

In Death, Elizabeth Edwards Teaches Valuable Lesson

Filed by Andrew Belonsky | December 08, 2010 | 8:30 AM | comments

Six years after first being diagnosed with breast cancer, Elizabeth Edwards, lawyer, mother and estranged wife to former presidential candidate John Edwards, has died. Though sad, her journey gives us all an opportunity to remember the details of life so...Read More


Obama is confident about DADT repeal

Filed by Alex Blaze | December 08, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"The White House remains fully committed to passage of the NDAA, including the repeal of Don't Ask, Don't Tell, during the lame duck. This is a priority for the President, and are we confident that the Congress will be able...Read More

iPad art protest

Filed by Alex Blaze | December 08, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

A guy used an iPad to protest the Smithsonian censoring "Fire in my Belly." I'm also surprised the rent-a-cop handcuffed the guy recording what happened....Read More