April 3, 2011


Comment of the Week: Jarrod Chlapowski

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | April 03, 2011 | 7:00 PM | comments

On Guest Blogger Tico Almeida's post 3 Ways to Improve ENDA Advocacy: Overcome Fear of Trans Americans, which recommends, among other things, addressing the trans-phobia among some staffers and members on Capitol Hill. Projector Jarrod Chlapowski's comment on this post...Read More

Charlie's 'Torpedo of Truth' Sinks... Charlie Sheen

Filed by Mark S. King | April 03, 2011 | 5:30 PM | comments

When exploiting his Goddesses by opening the show with a lesbian make-out session is the least offensive thing Charlie Sheen does in his "Violent Torpedo of Truth" tour, you know you're witnessing a meltdown of the highest order. Charlie's peculiar,...Read More

The 'Religious Freedom' Argument against LGBT Rights Is Tribalism

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 03, 2011 | 4:00 PM | comments

I've been writing for a while about the jingoism behind arguments that Christian religious freedom means that LGBT rights must be trampled. The point, time and time again, isn't about increasing freedom for everyone or even increasing religious freedom for...Read More

Well-Suited Couple: Vintage Cabinet Card

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | April 03, 2011 | 2:30 PM | comments

I'd love to know if this was a vintage theatrical card, much like other cards I've posted, showing male impersonators from the late 1890s to 1910s. This one's from the same era, but since this only lists the photography studio,...Read More

Karger Wins New Hampshire Republican Straw Poll

Filed by Karen Ocamb | April 03, 2011 | 1:00 PM | comments

Unlike Democrats who occasionally like to throw a wrench into "conventional wisdom" by supporting a wild card like Ralph Nader or nominating a relative unknown like Jimmy Carter (remember Jimmy Who?) or Barack Obama - Republicans tend to nominate the...Read More

Visiting Rancho Bilerico

Filed by Bil Browning | April 03, 2011 | 11:30 AM | comments

Other than our friend, Josh, no one else from home has visited us in DC. This weekend, though, Jerame got an early birthday gift; his mom came to visit for the weekend. It's her first trip to the nation's capitol...Read More


SameSexSunday: LGBT Health, Immigration Equality, ENDA, and Jay Bakker

Filed by Joe Mirabella | April 03, 2011 | 10:00 AM | comments

D Gregory Smith interviewed Jim and Tammy Fey Bakker's son, Jay Bakker about his new book Fall to Grace. Bakker discussed how growing up in the Bakker house helped him discover empathy for LGBT people later in life. Then our...Read More


Robyn on Why She Has Gay Fans

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 03, 2011 | 7:30 AM | comments

"I've always felt like an outsider. I think the gay community just gets me, and I'm very lucky to have that audience - it's a very loyal and dedicated audience. I think a big part of my audience is gay...Read More


Filed by Alex Blaze | April 03, 2011 | 7:00 AM | comments

"Cameroon," from Rupaul's Drag Race Season 1 winner Bebe Zahara Benet....Read More