May 15, 2011


Comment of the Week: Jay Kallio on Chaz Bono Reluctance

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | May 15, 2011 | 7:00 PM | comments

On Jessica Max Stein's post Reluctance about Chaz Bono, 'The Reluctant Transgender Role Model, in which she notes that "while Bono may be a reluctant role model, many in the queer and trans community are equally reluctant to claim him."...Read More

Caption This: Tastes Like Homos

Filed by Bil Browning | May 15, 2011 | 5:30 PM | comments

Presented without commentary. Hat tip to OMGBlog....Read More

Rachel Maddow Details Senate Ethics Allegations Against 'Family Values' Supporter John Ensign

Filed by Karen Ocamb | May 15, 2011 | 4:00 PM | comments

Rachel says the Senate Ethics report reads like a movie script. The new details of former Sen. John Ensign's sexual harassment of the wife of his former staffer - and alleged best friend - are jaw-dropping. As Rachel reminds us,...Read More

Dear GOProud

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 15, 2011 | 2:30 PM | comments

Dear GOProud, When you refer to gay people who are centrist, independent, liberal, progressive, nonpolitical, socialist, leftist, left-libertarian, and center-right as "the gay left," it sounds like you don't really know much about politics other than "Cut taxes! Privatize wealth...Read More

How Afterbirthers Will End my Unemployment

Filed by Anthony Carter | May 15, 2011 | 1:00 PM | comments

Although I have been unemployed for two years, I finally figured out what I was doing wrong. Whenever I have been called in to interview, I have consistently and absentmindedly neglected to bring along my fetal membranes and god only...Read More

Charlotte Cushman: Original Photo, 1870

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | May 15, 2011 | 11:30 AM | comments

It's always wonderful to find such shining gems from 19th century LGBT history. You can learn more about this fascinating woman on Wiki. She was America's greatest 19th century tragic and dramatic actress during the eras of Edwin Forrest and...Read More

A Thank You Note to Projectors

Filed by Bil Browning | May 15, 2011 | 10:00 AM | comments

This excellent thank you note hit my inbox recently. It's meant for you guys. Remember Chris Mosier, the trans athlete competing for a sponsorship from an athletics company? Bil, I wanted to follow up with you and say thank you...Read More


Conservatives Only Care about Marriage

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 15, 2011 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Be it resolved that any elected official or potential candidate who does not support marriage as defined between one man and one woman, shall not have their name appear on Row C, the New York State Conservative Party position on...Read More

Louis Marinelli on the NOM Counterprotest Today

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 15, 2011 | 7:00 AM | comments

Louis Marinelli, the NOM defector, wants you to go out and protest for marriage today in New York City....Read More