March 24, 2011

Tipper Gore & the Accidental Activist

Filed by Bil Browning | March 24, 2011 | 7:00 PM | comments

On Sunday night Jerame and I attended a GetEqual fundraiser with Jillian Weiss. During the speeches it was announced that Tipper Gore was in attendance. Mrs. Gore smiled and waved brightly to the assembled guests and according to the Washington...Read More

Jake Gyllenhaal's Homosocial Tie-Tying

Filed by Jake Weinraub | March 24, 2011 | 6:00 PM | comments

He definitely has a certain twinkle in his eye, but I think the gays are going to have to get over the fantasy of Jake Gyllenhaal being into dudes. He's really such a tease, though. *Sigh,* a girl can dream....Read More

How to Queer Ecology: One Goose at a Time

Filed by D Gregory Smith | March 24, 2011 | 5:00 PM | comments

If you're an amateur naturalist, like me, you've probably spent some time in the library or online looking for sexual ambiguity in nature. After all, one of the biggest arguments against the biodiversity of sexual orientation is this: Natural Law....Read More

Ricky Martin and Target: Life in the Corporatocracy

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 24, 2011 | 4:00 PM | comments

Target had a big store manager meeting, and the corporation was able to get some stars to show up: Other stars who do have deals with Target did perform for several thousand store managers on Tuesday. Our spies report that...Read More

Heterosexual Privilege On Display

Filed by Bil Browning | March 24, 2011 | 3:00 PM | comments

Watch as Colorado state senator Kevin Lundberg displays his heterosexual privilege without a clue that he's doing it. How disheartening to see him argue what he thinks is a sound point without even thinking about the flip side of it....Read More

The Rebecca Juro Show with HRC Press Secretary Michael Cole-Schwartz

Filed by Rebecca Juro | March 24, 2011 | 2:00 PM | comments

On tonight's show we welcome Human Rights Campaign Press Secretary Michael Cole-Schwartz. We'll talk with Michael about HRC's advocacy of LGBT rights, where they are now and where they're going. There's been a lot of discussion about HRC's past and...Read More

Fred Karger Files Presidential Candidacy

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 24, 2011 | 1:00 PM | comments

Friend of the site Fred Karger files to run for the presidency in 2012. He says that he's the first openly gay candidate to run for a major party ticket, "of the ones who are being seriously considered." You hear...Read More

The Smithsonian: Historically Hardcore

Filed by Bil Browning | March 24, 2011 | 12:00 PM | comments

Copywriter Matt Kaplan came up with this fantastic series of advertisements for the Smithsonian Museum complex. While the ads are fakes, the museum would be foolish not to immediately commission him to do a full series they could use. Two...Read More

The Homosexual Generation: Vintage Book

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | March 24, 2011 | 11:30 AM | comments

From 1965: this mass-market paperback on homosexuality. Oh dear. From the cover commentary to the table of contents, one gets a clear sense that this volume was riddled with myths, lies, distortions, and misinformation. (Click on the images to get...Read More

Glenn Beck: Countdown to Meltdown

Filed by Terrance Heath | March 24, 2011 | 10:30 AM | comments

Last night, Parker asked me to show him some videos of what was going on in Japan. We were sitting on the couch, and I had my laptop handy, so I showed him some of the videos and explained...Read More

Nations Call for LGBT Rights; the Vatican Decries Attacks on Homophobia

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 24, 2011 | 9:30 AM | comments

Eighty-five countries, including the US, signed on to a statement to the UN decrying violence against LGBT people: The statement expresses "concern at continued evidence in every region of acts of violence and related human rights violations based on sexual...Read More

Stop Disagreeing With Us or Else!

Filed by Bil Browning | March 24, 2011 | 8:30 AM | comments

You won't believe this e-mail that Indiana Senate Majority Leader Connie Lawson (R) sent to a leader of the Indiana Libertarian Party from her official senate e-mail account about a proposed marriage discrimination amendment. The Libertarians have loudly opposed the...Read More


American Apparel Mess

Filed by Jake Weinraub | March 24, 2011 | 7:30 AM | comments

"The allegations are false. I think this is an effort to shake down American Apparel. These claims should be resolved in confidential arbitration." -- Peter Schey, Dov Charney's lawyer, regarding the American Apparel chief's latest sexual harassment allegation....Read More

E-mail My Heart

Filed by Jake Weinraub | March 24, 2011 | 7:00 AM | comments

Everyone has been doing e-mails....Read More