April 19, 2011

NH Teabaggers: Who Cares About Gay Marriage?

Filed by Bil Browning | April 19, 2011 | 7:00 PM | comments

Great video from Wonk Room's Igor Volsky today. Igor attended one of the Tea Party's Tax Day rallies in New Hampshire and while the House Republicans have decided to spend a half a million dollars to "defend" section three of...Read More

Injustice at Every Turn: Video Story of Two Transgender Women

Filed by Karen Ocamb | April 19, 2011 | 6:00 PM | comments

In The Life Media produced an insightful video about two transgender women, Ja'briel and Michelle (a Native American from Los Angeles), that illustrates the findings from a comprehensive transgender discrimination study completed by the National Center for Transgender Equality and...Read More

Hungarian Parliament Approves Constitutional Ban on Same-Sex Marriage

Filed by Bil Browning | April 19, 2011 | 5:00 PM | comments

The Hungarian Parliament approved a new constitution on Monday that includes a ban on same-sex marriages. Lawmakers passed the legislation with an overwhelming majority - 262 to 44. Edge has the report: "We've just participated in a historical moment," Parliamentary...Read More

A Couple of Sailors Hanging Around: Vintage Photo

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | April 19, 2011 | 4:30 PM | comments

Ca. 1940s, a rare vintage gay cheesecake photo of a couple of incredibly handsome and dreamy-eyed sailors tied to riggings....Read More

Anti-Gay Marriage Campaigners Know They're Lying

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 19, 2011 | 3:30 PM | comments

A new documentary on Question 1 in Maine (the ballot initiative to stop same-sex marriage there in 2009) is due out this summer. It contains footage from strategy meetings on both sides, including this bit where Yes on 1 campaign...Read More

Video: French Bulldog & Cute Boy in Boxers Dancing

Filed by Bil Browning | April 19, 2011 | 2:30 PM | comments

I knew that title would grab your attention! Watch as this cute boy sitting around the house in his boxers starts "dancing" with his French Bulldog, Pinga. Simply adorable. The dog is cute too....Read More

Republican Official Sends Racist Image of Obama

Filed by Sara Whitman | April 19, 2011 | 1:30 PM | comments

Marilyn Davenport, a CA GOP official, sends out a picture of two chimps and Obama's face pasted on the "baby" chimp and states, "Now you know why there is no birth certificate." Stunning. I mean, there have been a lot...Read More

Affirmative Action for Straight Marriage

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 19, 2011 | 12:30 PM | comments

Arizona just passed a law saying that married couples (same-sex marriage isn't recognized in the state) should have "priority" over other potential parents in adoptions. The rule applies to public and private adoption agencies: Married couples will have preference when...Read More

Passover: The Orange on the Seder Plate

Filed by Bil Browning | April 19, 2011 | 11:30 AM | comments

While Jewish people celebrate Passover this week, there's an LGBT angle to the feasting. Maybe progressive Jews include an orange on the seder plate. During the meal, several items are laid out on a plate to symbolize various aspects of...Read More

Toronto Pride: The 2011 Chapter

Filed by Mercedes Allen | April 19, 2011 | 10:30 AM | comments

Once again, Toronto Pride funding is under fire. Once again, Queers Against Israeli Apartheid is the excuse being given. This time, though, QuAIA has voluntarily withdrawn from the event, and Mayor Rob Ford still seems poised to withhold funding, at...Read More

Will Prop 8 Tapes Be Available for Everyone?

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 19, 2011 | 9:30 AM | comments

After Vaughn Walker made a presentation on cameras in the courtroom at the University of Arizona involving a two-minute clip from the Prop 8 trial, which C-SPAN broadcasted, Prop 8 supporters filed to recuperate those tapes. Now the AP and...Read More

House of Wind, Sir

Filed by Kate Clinton | April 19, 2011 | 8:30 AM | comments

The King's Speech was the royal carpet-bombing to get subjects in the mood for the big same-old-sex nuptials between the prince and a commoner. A very wealthy commoner, but common nonetheless. The movie didn't do that for me, but my...Read More

Day of Silence

Filed by Kate Clinton | April 19, 2011 | 8:00 AM | comments

Day of Silence, and where is our tax money going?...Read More


Accomplice of Sexual Suppression

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 19, 2011 | 7:30 AM | comments

"I don't want to answer his question and I most certainly won't do it. If I answer him I will become an accomplice of sexual suppression." --Tsai Ing-Wen, Democratic Progressive presidential candidate in Taiwan on being asked if she was...Read More

True Blood Season Four Sneak Peak

Filed by Jake Weinraub | April 19, 2011 | 7:00 AM | comments

Sneak peak of True Blood Season 4, building on the show's social justice metaphor....Read More