June 18, 2011

Jarrett Barrios

GLAAD Chief Resigns Over AT&T FCC Flap

Filed by Bil Browning | June 18, 2011 | 6:45 PM | comments

GLAAD President Jarrett Barrios has stepped down after the recent controversy surrounding the group's endorsement of the AT&T/T-Mobile merger and the discovery that he lied about his involvement in a letter wholly written by AT&T and sent to the FCC on his behalf.Read More

Life Since Vegas: Action on DADT Repeal and the Dream Act

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | June 18, 2011 | 6:00 PM | comments

Six activists discussed what has occurred snce the last Netroots Nation in Vegas, and in particular action on Don't Ask Don't Tell repeal and the DREAM Act, offering legal status to children of undocumented residents. Read More

Scarlet Betch Episode 50: Scarlet Crisis! Epic Sized!

Filed by Jason Tseng | June 18, 2011 | 4:30 PM | comments

In this episode, we chat about the new Kevin Keller mini-series, Birds of Prey, The DC Relaunch aka DCnU, X-men Legacy: Age of X Aftermath, X-men First Class, and much much more!Read More

You Can Be a VIP at NYC Pride!

Filed by Bil Browning | June 18, 2011 | 3:30 PM | comments

Don't forget that you can win one of four big prize packages courtesy of MasterCard! You could be in the parade or sit in the VIP section with Bil to judge the floats!Read More


Trans in Afghanistan: Update on Jenn & Transgender Military Service

Filed by Guest Blogger | June 18, 2011 | 1:30 PM | comments

Guest blogger Pam Daniels updates us on her friend Jennifer who has a little more than a month to go for her deployment in Afghanistan and is still transitioningRead More


Michele Bachmann Glittered To Protest Anti-Gay Rhetoric

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | June 18, 2011 | 12:15 PM | comments

LGBT Activists glitter Michele Bachmann to protest anti-gay rhetoric today at the Right Online conference of conservative activists in MinnesotaRead More


Senate's Proposed Defense Bill Leaves Out Antigay Amendments

Filed by Adam Polaski | June 18, 2011 | 12:00 PM | comments

Three antigay amendments that appeared in the House defense bill were cut from the Senate's version, which included proposed elimination of the military's ban on sodomy.Read More


I Am the Man my Father Built

Filed by Mark S. King | June 18, 2011 | 10:00 AM | comments

My father raised exactly what he valued - a man who steps up and asks stupid questions and knows that to soar, you must risk the occasional, spectacular crash.Read More


Latinos and LGBT Community Working Together on Immigration Reform

Filed by David Castillo | June 18, 2011 | 9:00 AM | comments

A Netroots Nation session on "Immigration Reform Through a Queer Lens" demonstrated the power of bringing minority communities together to work toward common goals. Read More


The Boy Scout Pledge

Filed by Ed Team | June 18, 2011 | 7:30 AM | comments

"I Solemnly Swear,/Never to tell the Scoutmaster./Never to tell the others. Never to let such/Knowledge leave this tent, Never to acknowledge you/Again, Never to tighten your handkerchief again, Never to/Look in your eyes again, Never to race soapbox derby in/The...Read More

Hey, Soul Sister?

Filed by Ed Team | June 18, 2011 | 7:00 AM | comments

Train's new video for "Save Me, San Francisco" has a wedding plot! And don't tell anyone - shhh, it's a twist-ending secret! - but the wedding is for two ladies. Hey, soul sisters?...Read More