May 31, 2011

An Open Letter to Employers

Filed by Guest Blogger | May 31, 2011 | 9:00 PM | comments

Guest blogger Jessica Bussert, the mother of Betsie Gallardo, has experienced incredible barriers to employment in Indiana. Here, she pleads for employers to give her - and other transgender people - a chance. Read More

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Who Takes the Blame for Sexting Embarrassment

Filed by Jake Weinraub | May 31, 2011 | 8:15 PM | comments

Check out this well-put rebuttal to an Australian anti-sexting campaign, taking a look at the multiple actors complicit in cyber bullying and harassment.Read More


The Crazy Nastyass Honey Badger

Filed by Prince Gomolvilas | May 31, 2011 | 8:00 PM | comments

For those of you who are tired of "Sassy Gay Friend," "Randall's Wild Wild World of Animals" should keep you sufficiently occupied and laughing.Read More

Out On Assignment: Queering the Media

Filed by Bil Browning | May 31, 2011 | 7:00 PM | comments

If you're in the DC area, you'll want to check out this Pride-related gathering hosted by the National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association. I'd love to see some Projectors in the audience at the Chaselton Ballroom tomorrow night.Read More


Rep Weiner Caught in Twitter Bulge Pic Scandal

Filed by Jake Weinraub | May 31, 2011 | 6:30 PM | comments

The "Weinergate" controversy surrounding NY Representative Anthony Weiner is a muddled internet mess of accusations by rightwing "journalists."Read More


Eddie Long Punks Out

Filed by Terrance Heath | May 31, 2011 | 6:00 PM | comments

Last September, megachurch preacher Bishop Eddie Long stood before his congregation a week after gay sex allegations surfaced between him and four teenage boys and told members he was innocent, but Long chose not to fight in court.Read More


School Elects LGBT Prom Royalty

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 31, 2011 | 5:00 PM | comments

If the 90's was the decade of the LGBT teens in school, then the 2000's were the decade where the idea that teenagers had minds, identities, and sexualities of their own was normalized.Read More


Yesteryear's Military Fantasy: Vintage Postcard

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | May 31, 2011 | 4:00 PM | comments

This fantasy could have been found at certain private military fetish parties yesterday.Read More


(Un)heard: Transmasculine People of Color Speak

Filed by Jason Tseng | May 31, 2011 | 3:30 PM | comments

Black, trans, and living in rural Ohio is not what you usually think of when you think of the LGBT movement. Read More


Pawlenty Spoof of Savage's Google Chrome Commercial

Filed by Bil Browning | May 31, 2011 | 2:30 PM | comments

Of course this isn't really a Tim Pawlenty campaign ad, but the synchronicity between the feel-good commercial for Dan Savage and the fake campaign spot is amazingly well done.Read More


An Extraordinary LGBT Community Possible

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | May 31, 2011 | 1:30 PM | comments

What if the LGBT community stood for the context of a world of love and respect for all? Read More


Ku Klux Klan Protests the Westboro Baptist Church

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 31, 2011 | 12:30 PM | comments

Hating the WBC no longer means anything at all any more. They are plainly the most generally despised people in the country.Read More


The Asian Pride Project Needs Your Help

Filed by Jason Tseng | May 31, 2011 | 11:30 AM | comments

The prevailing discourse in the media regarding people of color & queer issues is that people of color are more homophobic or that parents are more likely to have a negative reaction to their children coming out.Read More


Moscow Pride Revitalizes Talk of Community Alliances

Filed by Adam Polaski | May 31, 2011 | 11:00 AM | comments

A new editorial in The Moscow News suggests mismanagement of the LGBT movement by gay rights leaders in the country.Read More


AIDS at 30: Birthdays & Dead Friends

Filed by Karen Ocamb | May 31, 2011 | 10:15 AM | comments

Birthdays are so spiritually exhausting: sometimes a constant heartache is too much to bear. But then AIDS is everywhere I am by choice. Because I want to remember. My dead friends remind me how much I have loved.Read More


The Boogey Man Hasn't Gone Away

Filed by Anthony Carter | May 31, 2011 | 8:00 AM | comments

After ten years of grief, the American public feels vindicated. The big bad evil one, the devil incarnate, has been made to pay the price for f--king the world's saviors - the country that rights the wrongs of evildoers.Read More


DC Methodists Vote to Bless Marriage Equality

Filed by Ed Team | May 31, 2011 | 7:30 AM | comments

"We believe that more and more Christians are examining the issue and realizing that it is truly a civil rights issue and that members of our denomination are just as deserving of support of their church communities and their commitments...Read More

Why Family Research Council Was Designated a Hate Group

Filed by Bil Browning | May 31, 2011 | 7:00 AM | comments

Ever wonder whether or not the Southern Poverty Law Center was justified in naming the Family Research Council a hate group? Yeah. They were. (Hat tip to JMG)...Read More