January 29, 2011

Weekly Reader: ROTC, Triangle Square, and the Death of the Civil Rights Movement

Filed by Bil Browning | January 29, 2011 | 6:00 PM | comments

While news of the revolution in Egypt has dominated the mainstream media this week, we focused in on the queer happenings around the globe. What else did we bring you? Great posts like these: Sunday Reflections on Death, Families and...Read More

Find Yourself in Cedar Rapids

Filed by Joe Mirabella | January 29, 2011 | 4:00 PM | comments

I just got back from the Sundance Film Festival Premier of Cedar Rapids in Seattle. You do not want to miss this movie. No, I'm not just saying that because I grew up in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and like everyone...Read More

Understanding Uganda

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | January 29, 2011 | 2:00 PM | comments

With the tragic bludgeoning death of Ugandan gay activist David Kato last week, international attention has once again focused on the state-supported open homophobia in Uganda. Many, including President Obama, issued statements condemning this murder, while the Ugandan authorities said...Read More

Transforming Anger

Filed by Guest Blogger | January 29, 2011 | 12:00 PM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Alan L. Bounville is a full time graduate student studying theatre for social change at New York University and is one of the founding members of Queer Rising New York City, a direct action group fighting...Read More

Why Obama's Appointment of 'Damn Lesbian' Roberta Achtenberg to the Civil Rights Commission is Important

Filed by Karen Ocamb | January 29, 2011 | 10:00 AM | comments

Concern over heated political rhetoric is much in the news since the assassination attempt against Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords. But not that long ago hate speech against LGBT people in the corridors of Congress was unabashedly acceptable. One recipient of...Read More


Keep Chick-fil-A Out

Filed by Alex Blaze | January 29, 2011 | 7:30 AM | comments

"We have the right to choose where our money is going. Giving money to an organization that supports anti-gay networks and isn't environmentally conscious is the wrong thing to do. And the more we pay them, the bigger they grow."...Read More

Fred Karger's NOM Ad

Filed by Alex Blaze | January 29, 2011 | 7:00 AM | comments

Fred Karger made an ad taking on NOM, where he accuses them of killing gay teens....Read More