April 10, 2011


Comment of the Week: Yasmin Nair

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | April 10, 2011 | 7:00 PM | comments

On Bil's post The End of the LGBT Blogosphere As We Know It?, in which he muses on the viability of the queer blogsphere. He notes Mike Rogers' cessation of BlogActive and Pam Spaulding's comments about considering closing shop. He...Read More

Her Own Payette Idaho Revisited

Filed by Mercedes Allen | April 10, 2011 | 5:30 PM | comments

On Tuesday, Catherine Carlson's trial begins. She could potentially receive a life sentence for first degree arson, unlawful possession of a bomb or destructive device, using a hoax destructive device, and indecent exposure. She could receive up to 35 years...Read More

Target's Silly Diversity Video

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 10, 2011 | 4:00 PM | comments

I don't know if this diversity video from Target is actually supposed to be a response to the bad press they've been getting around LGBT issues lately, but it sure seems like it: It's weird how much of this they...Read More

How to Create a Drama-Free Zone

Filed by Anthony Carter | April 10, 2011 | 2:30 PM | comments

I woke up this morning now I understand what it means to give your life to just one man. Afraid of feeling nothing. No bees and butterflies. My head is full of voices and my house is full of lies....Read More

Before Craigslist in Indiana

Filed by Bil Browning | April 10, 2011 | 1:00 PM | comments

A lesson for the younguns: before the internet came along, people would put advertisements in gay newspapers and magazines. They were just as bad (although not as graphic usually) as the current crop you find on Craigslist now. But it...Read More

Provincetown Icon Ellie Castillo Passes Away

Filed by Drew Cordes | April 10, 2011 | 11:30 AM | comments

Anyone who has ever been to Provincetown has seen and heard Ellie Castillo on the streets and in the clubs. Sadly, Ellie passed away from cancer April 7. The Provincetown Magazine obituary is here. A site called Lady Bunny Blog...Read More

#SSS NOM Bus Tour Organizer Defects, Queer the Taxes

Filed by Phil Reese | April 10, 2011 | 10:00 AM | comments

Tech problems couldn't get us down this week at SameSexSunday. We just had too much to talk about to give up, so even when we lost almost all of our round table participants, we knew "the show must go on."...Read More


Nature, Experience

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 10, 2011 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Nature speaks; experience translates." --Chef Michel Bras...Read More

Cocktails For Two

Filed by Jake Weinraub | April 10, 2011 | 7:00 AM | comments

Spike Jones & City Slickers, ca. 1945. It is interesting to see how the "cross-dressing for laughs" gag still shows up today....Read More