May 6, 2011

Queer Music Friday - Boys Town Gang

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 06, 2011 | 5:00 PM | comments

I can't believe I've been on this site for four years and I haven't ever mentioned Boys Town Gang. They were a group put together by DJ Bill Motley, who is credited as a leader in developing the San Francisco...Read More

The Cheerful Miss Nikki Adams

Filed by Father Tony | May 06, 2011 | 4:00 PM | comments

On Sunday, April 3rd, in honor of her work at Fort Lauderdale's Broward House, the often crowned Nikki Adams was named a "Community Star of the Year" at the Pride Center's annual "Stars of the Rainbow" awards ceremony. A new...Read More

Just How Popular Are Social Profiles?

Filed by Leone Kraus | May 06, 2011 | 3:00 PM | comments

In an opinion piece written in May of 2010 for The Washington Post, Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive officer and founder of Facebook, wrote: Six years ago, we built Facebook around a few simple ideas. People want to share and stay...Read More

Brazil's High Court OKs Civil Unions

Filed by Bil Browning | May 06, 2011 | 2:00 PM | comments

In a 10-0 ruling, Brazil's highest court has approved same-sex relationship recognition by ruling in favor of civil unions. One justice abstained from voting. Brazil's high court ruled that same-sex civil unions must be recognized, a decision welcomed as a...Read More

Rightwing Poll: Americans Don't Want Gay Lessons

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 06, 2011 | 1:00 PM | comments

America's most-trusted birther news source, World Net Daily, along with a birther polling outfit, Wenzel Strategies, have a poll about teaching about homosexuality in schools, which they say shows that 65% of people oppose. Assuming that they actually did hire...Read More

NY Governor Paterson To Be Honored At Trans Event. Why?

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | May 06, 2011 | 12:00 PM | comments

The progress of transgender and transsexual civil rights has been slow and halting in New York State, but there is no surer mark of progress than when the powerful bend to notice our struggles. On Monday, May 23, 2011, the...Read More

The Next Time You Call Someone a Faggot

Filed by Matt Comer | May 06, 2011 | 11:00 AM | comments

I don't think I could have imagined last fall just how challenging and, at times, frustrating returning to school would be once I actually set foot in class this January. After nearly four years of absence, I decided last fall...Read More

Camille Paglia Says Chaz Bono 'Mutilated' his Body

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 06, 2011 | 9:30 AM | comments

While I appreciate commentators who eschew popular opinion and conventional wisdom, priding oneself in being a contrarian-for-the-sake-contrarianism doesn't necessarily mean that someone is right. Which is probably why I never really got into Camille Paglia's work, although it should be...Read More

Surpassing Borders: Living in the Borderlands

Filed by Guest Blogger | May 06, 2011 | 8:30 AM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Brett Stockdill is a queer, HIV positive activist, teacher and scholar in Chicago. He is an Associate Professor in Sociology, Women's Studies, and Latino & Latin American Studies at Northeastern Illinois University. His four-part series, "Living...Read More


Catholic Charities Just Want It to Be Like Old Times

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 06, 2011 | 7:30 AM | comments

"The Catholic Church is not going to be OK with Catholic Charities processing applications from anyone in a civil union. And all we're asking is that we can continue what we've always done, which is refer cohabitating couples, heterosexual or...Read More

FCKH8 on Tennessee

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 06, 2011 | 7:00 AM | comments

FCKH8's video on the Tennessee "Don't Say Gay" bill. I can't say I don't find their videos entertaining....Read More