April 24, 2011


Comment of the Week: Joann Prinzivalli

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | April 24, 2011 | 6:00 PM | comments

On Bil's post Transgender Woman Severely Beaten at Baltimore McDonalds While Employees Watch, which garnered over 400 comments, many of which expressed sympathy for the victim and outrage against the assailants (illuminating a high level of racism), but there was...Read More

Protest Optics, Explained

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

I've written before about how homophobes go to LGBT protests looking to take pictures and video of queer people looking as mean as possible, even shouting "faggot" at people and then taking pictures without explaining what caused the gay person...Read More

Lesbian Fire Chief Sues City Alleging Discrimination

Filed by Karen Ocamb | April 24, 2011 | 2:00 PM | comments

Monterey Park, California Fire Chief Cathleen Orchard filed a lawsuit Thursday, April 21, alleging that the City Council and firefighter's union conspired to force her out because of her gender and sexual orientation, according to the San Gabrielle Tribune. Orchard...Read More

Video: Trans Victim of McDonalds Attack Speaks

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

The victim of last week's vicious attack at a Baltimore McDonalds is speaking to the media. Crissy Lee Polis, a transgender woman who was severely beaten by two teenagers, spoke with the Baltimore Sun about the incident and what led...Read More

Same Sex Sunday

#SSS: The Price of DOMA Defense, Chick-Fil-A, & Don't Say 'Gay'

Filed by Phil Reese | April 24, 2011 | 10:00 AM | comments

Though there will be fresh interviews every week, the SameSexSunday round table will be going on a brief hiatus until Pride Month, so Joe and I sought to make this week's expert panel one of our best. We invited a...Read More


Mel Gibson Doesn't Discriminate

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 24, 2011 | 7:30 AM | comments

"I've never treated anyone badly or in a discriminatory way based on their gender, race, religion or sexuality -- period. I don't blame some people for thinking that though, from the garbage they heard on those leaked tapes, which have...Read More

Bunny Bounce

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

Happy Easter!...Read More