April 8, 2011

Queer Music Friday - Juha 'Stomach' EP Review

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 08, 2011 | 5:00 PM | comments

"Gothic hip-hop" artist Juha's new EP, Stomach, opens with a poppy, light guitar riff, moving into his more distinctive sound that I described two years ago as sounding like a combination Prince and Eminem. Today it's hard for me to...Read More

Arkansas Supreme Court Strikes Down Same-Sex Adoption Ban

Filed by Bil Browning | April 08, 2011 | 4:00 PM | comments

Good news out of Arkansas yesterday. In a unanimous decision, the state's supreme court upheld a lower court's decision that the state's ban on same-sex adoption was an unconstitutional invasion of privacy. Supporters now say they'll try to pass a...Read More

Paul Ryan & Welfare Reform's Catastrophic Success

Filed by Terrance Heath | April 08, 2011 | 3:00 PM | comments

When conservatives start talking "welfare reform" progressives usually respond one of two ways. We either: (a) start inching towards the exits; or (b) stand in open-mouthed wonder, asking one another, "Wait, they’re not serious, right?" Oh they’re serious, alright....Read More

Slick It Up

Filed by Bil Browning | April 08, 2011 | 2:00 PM | comments

Yes, this is a real website that sells fetish gear and whatnot. The video might not be safe for work if you've got a prudish workplace although there's no nudity; but the advertisement is one of the funniest, cutest fetish...Read More

NOM Bus-Tour Bigot Comes Out for Marriage Equality

Filed by Phil Reese | April 08, 2011 | 1:00 PM | comments

Jeremy Hooper's website, GoodAsYou.org is like a well-organized database of all of the atrocities performed by the religious far-right. Jeremy has broken much important news at the page: we found out about Chick-Fil-A's homophobic philanthropy policies through his site, and...Read More

Manwich's Gender Fascist Commercials

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 08, 2011 | 12:00 PM | comments

Teddy Partridge posted several Hunt's Manwich commercials at FireDogLake that show men acting gay and then getting hit in the face. Here's the one on musical theater: This makes me think of those "Hungry Man" frozen dinners that have more...Read More

LA Bids Farewell to Marc Solomon (with Photos)

Filed by Karen Ocamb | April 08, 2011 | 9:30 AM | comments

The night was cool and clear, the vista of the city of Los Angeles was dazzling from the Hollywood Hills home of Adam Press – a point LA City Council President Eric Garcetti noted repeatedly as he teased and saluted...Read More

LGBT Rights Activists Beat Target

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 08, 2011 | 8:30 AM | comments

A judge denied the injunction Target wanted against Canvass for a Cause, the California group that tries to talk to people about same-sex marriage, which means that they can keep on canvassing: The retail giant had filed an injunction trying...Read More

Justin Bieber Works Out!

Filed by Michael Buckley | April 08, 2011 | 8:00 AM | comments

And Black Lady Gaga?...Read More


DADT Repeal Won't Change Things

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 08, 2011 | 7:30 AM | comments

"My guess is you won't see much change at all, because the whole thrust of the training is you're supposed to go on treatin' everybody like you're supposed to be treatin' everybody now - with dignity, respect, and discipline." --Defense...Read More

Don't Stand for Homophobic Bullying

Filed by Jake Weinraub | April 08, 2011 | 7:00 AM | comments

An awesome and extremely well-made anti-bullying message for teens, as part of BeLonG To Youth Services' annual "Stand Up!" LGBT Awareness Week in Ireland....Read More