February 15, 2011

Allen West's Attack On Multiculturalism Goes Against American Grain

Filed by Andrew Belonsky | February 15, 2011 | 7:00 PM | comments

Representative Allen West wrapped up CPAC with a fiery speech that brought the crowd to its feet. Too bad the Republican's right wing policies, particularly his criticism of multiculturalism, could bring America to its knees. West's keynote speech, built around...Read More

Female Condoms Distributed in San Francisco

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 15, 2011 | 6:00 PM | comments

Female condoms started being distributed and will be marketed to gay men in San Francisco. Local news was on the scene (text here): Was there any reason to go to a Catholic teacher to get the "gay sex is bad"...Read More

Geoff Kors' Moving Final EQCA Speech

Filed by Karen Ocamb | February 15, 2011 | 5:00 PM | comments

Saturday night, Feb. 12, Equality California Executive Director Geoff Kors, who is leaving the organization next month, spoke for the final time at an EQCA Awards gala in the grand rotunda of San Francisco's City Hall. EQCA honored new Attorney...Read More

The Rosie O'Donnell Comic Book

Filed by Bil Browning | February 15, 2011 | 3:30 PM | comments

Just when you think you've seen the last of Rosie O'Donnell, another pop culture reference will jump out and grab you. This time queer-owned graphic novel company Bluewater Productions, will feature O'Donnell in a 32 page comic called Female Force:...Read More

GOProud May Not Be Welcome at CPAC 2012

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 15, 2011 | 2:30 PM | comments

WND is reporting that the dream of sodomites taking over the Republican Party so that both parties will be full of filthy homosexuals and Real Americans will have no more electoral choice may be over: In addition, the board of...Read More

The Queer Thing About CPAC

Filed by Terrance Heath | February 15, 2011 | 1:30 PM | comments

I expected a lot of things when I attended the Conservative Political Action Caucus (CPAC) last week. I was assigned to cover the conference for my day job. I'll admit some trepidation. Let's face it. I'm a lot of the...Read More

Peruvian Police In Riot Gear Attack Queer Kiss-In

Filed by Bil Browning | February 15, 2011 | 12:30 PM | comments

Another reminder that American queers aren't the most oppressed in the world... Blabbeando brings us this video of Peruvian police in riot gear attacking kiss-in participants in Lima. You can see how blatantly the officers abuse the individuals - literally...Read More

Scampering Through the News

Filed by Leslie Robinson | February 15, 2011 | 11:30 AM | comments

You might want to do a few stretches before reading this. We're about to race through the GLBT news, and I don't want to be blamed if you strain something. I don't have insurance. Ready, set, etc. Terry Jones, Florida...Read More

High School Goes Gender-Neutral for Prom

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 15, 2011 | 10:30 AM | comments

In September I posted about Oak Reed, a trans boy who ran for homecoming king but was disqualified because he would render the competition unfair (since the race for homecoming king is, first and foremost, about fairness). Now the school...Read More

Marriage Bill Introduced in Washington on Valentine's Day

Filed by Joe Mirabella | February 15, 2011 | 9:30 AM | comments

State Senator Ed Murray and Representative Jim Moeller introduced legislation that would grant the freedom to marry to Washington State's thousands of gay and lesbian couples. From a Valentines Day blog post on the Senator's site: This Valentine's Day, Rep....Read More

Almost Naked Cute Guys Booty Dancing

Filed by Bil Browning | February 15, 2011 | 8:30 AM | comments

Let's start this morning out with a call for gender equality or something. Apparently, these two gentlemen were upset that their videos kept being removed from YouTube as too explicit, so they decided to start copying some of the videos...Read More


North Carolina Pride Gets Hate from Chickens

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 15, 2011 | 7:30 AM | comments

"I think people that write anonymous crap like that are chickens." --Nags Head Mayor Bob Oakes, on the hate Pride in North Carolina's outer banks has been getting in the local paper...Read More

Gays Participate in Wedding San Antonio

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 15, 2011 | 7:00 AM | comments

Gays were asking for marriage licenses all over the US yesterday, and in San Antonio gays crashed a mass wedding yesterday. I love the pastor who says that marriages without licenses have no meaning. What church is he from,...Read More