June 27, 2011


We Need Your Support

Filed by Bil Browning | June 27, 2011 | 7:00 PM | comments

Running this site is a full-time job for more than one person. It's stressful, it's hard work, and if I didn't love what I do, I'd have quit long ago to get a real paying job. Read More


Loss and More Loss

Filed by Sara Whitman | June 27, 2011 | 6:00 PM | comments

I know I've been absent for a while. End of the school year, 1000 different events to go to- a final goodbye to the elementary school we've been a part of for 11 years. And there's something I haven't written about but am ready to now.Read More


Mass Dems Blast Brown Over Marriage Stance

Filed by Bil Browning | June 27, 2011 | 5:00 PM | comments

Oh, what a different world the east coast is... I can't imagine this happening in Indiana where the Democratic party sends out mailers attacking same-sex couples and the minority leader votes for a marriage amendment.Read More


It's Walmart's World, Pt. 1

Filed by Terrance Heath | June 27, 2011 | 4:00 PM | comments

It's Walmart's world, and the rest of us are just living in it. That seems to be the take away from the Supreme Court's ruling in Duke v. Walmart.Read More


Pride in NY & Turkey, Trouble in Chicago & SF, and NOM

Filed by Karen Ocamb | June 27, 2011 | 3:00 PM | comments

It was a big, successful Pride weekend after NY's passage of marriage equality. But that doesn't mean there weren't some roadblocks along the way. Read More


Bi Activist Adrienne Williams Honored by White House

Filed by Adam Polaski | June 27, 2011 | 2:00 PM | comments

The founder of Bi Social Network and the "I am Visible" campaign to combat biphobia and bi-erasure will join other LGBT activists at the White House's Pride Reception on Wednesday.Read More


New FRC 'Documentary' Continues Fear-Mongering

Filed by Adam Polaski | June 27, 2011 | 1:00 PM | comments

The hate group is releasing a new 30-minute propaganda-full documentary called The Problem with Same-Sex Marriage.Read More


Comment of the Week: Stricter Enforcement of TOS Policy

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | June 27, 2011 | 12:00 PM | comments

TOSed comments and commenter bans. Time for the Sheriff to ride into town. Read More


Catholics Ban Pro-Marriage NY Legislators

Filed by Bil Browning | June 27, 2011 | 11:00 AM | comments

Not only are the beliefs of Catholic leaders still stuck in the Middle Ages, but their leadership style seems to still be glued there too.Read More


Lessons from Albany: The Role of Everyday Activists

Filed by Rev. Emily C. Heath | June 27, 2011 | 10:00 AM | comments

I can count on one hand the number of times this week in Albany that I saw a paid staffer from an LGBT group thank an unpaid activist. Sometimes, I think they believe they don't need anyone else. Read More

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From the Lawn to the House, Bi Activist Makes History Again

Filed by Amy Andre | June 27, 2011 | 9:00 AM | comments

Like President Obama, bisexual activist Lani Ka'ahumanu is mixed-race and has ties to Hawaii. She'll be bringing her heritage and their common background to the forefront when she meets him for the LGBT Pride Reception this week.Read More


Google's Pride Doodle Controversy

Filed by Adam Polaski | June 27, 2011 | 8:00 AM | comments

Google's rainbow Doodle is drawing criticism from the LGBT community for being too safe. But is the animated decision really enough to discredit what the company has done to actually make a difference for gay rights? Read More


Chicago Pride Float Tires Slashed

Filed by Ed Team | June 27, 2011 | 7:30 AM | comments

"This is catastrophic. This has never happened before, and we have been doing this since 1989. They didn't want these folks to go out." - Chuck Huser, longtime Pride float provider for Chicago's Pride parade. Saturday night dozens of tires...Read More

A New Take on Somewhere Over the Rainbow

Filed by Adam Polaski | June 27, 2011 | 7:00 AM | comments

Check out the winner of a competition sponsored by pogomix.net. Designers were asked to produce a video to accompany "Mellow Brick Road," a song mixed by Nick Bertke aka Pogo that's a mash-up featuring sound clips, vocals, and musical...Read More