February 26, 2011

Weekly Reader: Lady Gaga, Leviticus, & Calling Obama's Bluff

Filed by Bil Browning | February 26, 2011 | 6:00 PM | comments

While my threats to out hypocritical Indiana state legislators who voted for a marriage discrimination amendment has been the talk of the Statehouse this week, I held back publication to support the ongoing union protests. I did throw out a...Read More

Roman Polanski Gets Standing Ovation because He Raped a Girl

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 26, 2011 | 4:00 PM | comments

Last night Alberto turned on the TV for the first time this year to watch the Césars (the French Oscars). I ignored it until they got to the Best Director award, which they gave to Roman Polanski. I didn't see...Read More

Why Shouldn't You Donate To the National Stonewall Democrats?

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | February 26, 2011 | 2:00 PM | comments

The Washington Blade reported yesterday that there are reports of financial trouble at the National Stonewall Democrats, and the Executive Director, Michael Mitchell, may be ousted. That made me angry. Angry enough to pull out my credit card and plunk...Read More

President Obama Strengthens ENDA by Rejecting DOMA

Filed by Guest Blogger | February 26, 2011 | 12:00 PM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Tico Almeida is a civil rights litigator at the boutique law firm of Sanford Wittels & Heisler LLP, which was recently named by Law360 as the only plaintiff-side law firm on the 2010 list of the...Read More

A Thank You Card for 7-Year-Old Malcolm

Filed by Karen Ocamb | February 26, 2011 | 10:00 AM | comments

Remember that heart-warming story from two weeks ago when we reported how the LA Gay & Lesbian Center received on Monday, Feb. 7 what CEO Lorri Jean described as a "remarkable gift" from a 7 year old stranger? "What we...Read More


Liberalism Has Inverted Itself

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 26, 2011 | 7:30 AM | comments

"The left once dismissed the market as exploitative. It now honors the market as rational and humane. The left once disdained mass culture as exploitative; now it celebrates it as rebellious. The left once honored independent intellectuals as courageous; now...Read More

Democrats Shout 'Shame' at 1AM

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 26, 2011 | 7:00 AM | comments

Democrats erupt in Wisconsin as the house passes an austerity bill at 1AM. Nothing says "democracy" like passing a bill for the wealthy elite at 1AM....Read More