May 16, 2011

Uncensored: The Collective History of HIV/AIDS

Filed by Michael Emanuel Rajner | May 16, 2011 | 7:00 PM | comments

This past March, I shared a video message from Butch McKay on the annual Positive Living Conference in Fort Walton Beach, Florida hosted by the the Okaloosa AIDS Support & Informational Services, Inc. (OASIS). Each year, this conference serves as...Read More

Rancho Bilerico: Going Back to Indy (for the weekend)

Filed by Bil Browning | May 16, 2011 | 6:00 PM | comments

Jerame and I will be returning to Indianapolis this weekend to attend an Indiana Stonewall Democrats function and to move the last bit of our stuff out of the house/garage we own there. Yes, finally, after 9 months of living...Read More

A Straightforward (But Complex) Loving Life

Filed by E. Winter Tashlin | May 16, 2011 | 5:00 PM | comments

I have been sitting in front of my blank computer screen for a solid ten minutes now trying to figure out exactly how to begin this post. No matter how hard I reach for greater eloquence or depth, I keep...Read More

What Happens If LGBT Rights Aren't Profitable?

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 16, 2011 | 4:00 PM | comments

I can't say I expected a NY Times column to take on this position today: And yet supporting marriage on economic grounds dehumanizes same-sex couples by conflating civil rights with economic perks. Americans should be offended when the value of...Read More

Trump Won't Birth Presidential Campaign

Filed by Bil Browning | May 16, 2011 | 3:00 PM | comments

America's favorite showman since P.T. Barnum finally made the announcement today that he won't be running for President. "After considerable deliberation and reflection, I have decided not to pursue the office of the presidency," Trump said in a statement. With...Read More

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Scarlet Betch Episode 45: Catch Up If You Can!

Filed by Jason Tseng | May 16, 2011 | 2:00 PM | comments

Hey Betches! So we didn't end up finishing our podcasting last week. So we're covering so much this week: the end of Wolverine & Jubilee, the beginnings of Marvel and DC's respective annual events: Fear Itself and Flash Point and...Read More

Fair and Balanced Journalism

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 16, 2011 | 1:00 PM | comments

This web poll appeared on a South Carolina Fox affiliate's story on the Presbyterian church voting to allow more freedom among regional bodies to ordain LGB clergy. I think the choices about cover the spectrum of opinions on the matter....Read More

Tennessee Bill to Ban Local LGBT Non-Discrimination Laws - Is It Constitutional?

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | May 16, 2011 | 12:00 PM | comments

Tennessee Senate Bill 632 would strike down local legal protections from discrimination for LGBT Tennesseans, and would make it impossible to pass such protections in the future. It recently passed the Senate State and Local Government Committee by a vote...Read More

The Black Unemployment Epidemic

Filed by Terrance Heath | May 16, 2011 | 11:00 AM | comments

Lost in the media tsunami after U.S. special forces killed Osama bin Laden is news that may prove as economically devastating the terrorism bin Laden masterminded. For a lot of Americans, "returning to the private sector" means practicing saying "You...Read More

Vintage Cheesy Men's Magazine Cover

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | May 16, 2011 | 10:30 AM | comments

I post a lot of vintage cheesy men's magazines over on my sex blog and it's interesting to observe how routinely those pubs squeezed references to homosexuality on their covers. I have my own thoughts about it but would love...Read More

CNN Anchor Don Lemon Comes Out: Sends Message to Projectors

Filed by Bil Browning | May 16, 2011 | 9:30 AM | comments

This morning CNN anchor Don Lemon came out of the closet publicly. In an odd turn of events, Don and I have a connection. I was one of his first Facebook friends back when he actually used the site personally...Read More

'Ambiguously Gay Duo' Goes Live Action

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 16, 2011 | 8:30 AM | comments

It's been a while since I've had access to a TV, but I remember this from when I was in high school. I can't believe they're still making these. Lots of star power for the live action version of the...Read More


Rick Welts Comes Out

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 16, 2011 | 7:30 AM | comments

"This is one of the last industries where the subject is off limits. Nobody's comfortable in engaging in a conversation." --Phoenix Suns president Rick Welts, coming out...Read More

Video of NOM Rally in the Bronx

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 16, 2011 | 7:00 AM | comments

Brian Brown of NOM at a rally in the Bronx, telling people gay marriage will make their children hate them. That's a lot of energy there for a campaign they claim is entirely about protecting the definition of a...Read More