December 18, 2010

Weekly Reader: Queer Harry Potter, the Golden Globes, & Kevin Spacey's Coming Out

Filed by Bil Browning | December 18, 2010 | 6:00 PM | comments

The repeal of Don't Ask Don't Tell again dominated LGBT news this week - even overshadowing Kevin Spacey's psuedo-coming out as a gay man. What else could you have missed while you were waiting for the end of DADT? Great...Read More

The Miseducation of America

Filed by Alex Blaze | December 18, 2010 | 5:00 PM | comments

A clip from Rachel Maddow's show, where she blames Log Cabin Republicans for Patrick Murphy losing reelection and for the lack of progress on gay rights generally, is making the rounds (video is after the jump). Here's the big quote:...Read More

BREAKING: 'Don't Ask Don't Tell' Repeal Passes Senate

Filed by Bil Browning | December 18, 2010 | 3:00 PM | comments

The United States Senate just voted 65-31 to repeal the discriminatory 'Don't Ask Don't Tell' policy. The House of Representatives has already passed the legislation. It now goes on to the President's desk for his signature into law. Back in...Read More

Scarlet Betch Episode 33

Filed by Jason Tseng | December 18, 2010 | 2:00 PM | comments

Hey betches! This week is refreshingly light! We talk about Barbara Gordon's alleged death in Gail Simone's Birds of Prey "The Death of Oracle" and also Peter David's latest chapter of X-Factor as the adventure to Las Vegas/Hell/Nordic Extravaganza wraps...Read More

BREAKING: Senate cloture vote on DADT passes

Filed by Bil Browning | December 18, 2010 | 11:50 AM | comments

The United States Senate voted 63-33 favor of cloture on the bill repealing the Don't Ask Don't Tell legislature. Senators took to the floor and passionately argued back and forth - including one of the most fervent speeches by Independent...Read More

An Open Letter to Dan Choi

Filed by Guest Blogger | December 18, 2010 | 10:00 AM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Jonathon Edwards is a pastor in the United Church of Christ and has been active on a local level in the glbt movement since his youth. He co-founded the first GLBT student organization at the University...Read More


Winona Ryder on Mel Gibson's anti-semitism and homophobia

Filed by Alex Blaze | December 18, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"I remember, like, 15 years ago, I was at one of those big Hollywood parties. And [Mel Gibson] was really drunk. I was with my friend, who's gay. He made a really horrible gay joke. And somehow it came up...Read More

Hardball discusses DADT vote today

Filed by Alex Blaze | December 18, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

DADT is discussed by Chris Matthews, Kirsten Gillibrand, and Jared Polis on MSNBC....Read More