July 17, 2011

Comment of the Week

Comment of the Week: Butch Peaston on Romney's Refusal

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | July 17, 2011 | 8:00 PM | comments

Is Mitt Romney deserving of a pat on the back for his refusal to sign the anti-gay pledge?Read More

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Locker 32, Your Room Is Ready: God Help You

Filed by Mark S. King | July 17, 2011 | 5:30 PM | comments

The last time I went to the gay baths, some years ago, I stepped in poop. Later, sitting in the lounge area - same men, same towels, but with smoking and less sex - I began doubting my choice of sexual venue.Read More


Or Else: Tea Party Wants What It Wants When It Wants It

Filed by Terrance Heath | July 17, 2011 | 4:00 PM | comments

It doesn't matter that most of the rest of us don't want what they want. It doesn't matter that what they want would be disastrous for millions of American families. It's what they want, and they want it now.Read More


Anger Is One Letter Short of Danger

Filed by Guest Blogger | July 17, 2011 | 2:30 PM | comments

What do you do when a total stranger confronts you about "deciding" to be gay or lesbian? Guest blogger Alan Bounville shares his recent encounter in an RV park in Oregon.Read More


About 350 Gay Servicemembers March in San Diego Pride Parade

Filed by Karen Ocamb | July 17, 2011 | 1:00 PM | comments

Around 11:00am Pacific time on Saturday, July 16, about 350 active duty and veteran servicemembers made history stepping off as the third contingent (behind Dykes on Bikes) in the annual San Diego Gay Pride Parade.Read More


Man Can't Donate Blood Because He Appears Gay

Filed by Bil Browning | July 17, 2011 | 11:30 AM | comments

A straight Gary, Indiana man was turned away from a plasma center for appearing too gay.Read More


Chile: French PACS-style Status for Couples Proposed

Filed by Nan Hunter | July 17, 2011 | 10:00 AM | comments

The government of Chilean President Sebastian Pinera will present a bill to the national legislature that would grant legal rights to gay and straight couples who have lived together for more than one year.Read More


Jon Davidson on DADT's Latest Twist

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | July 17, 2011 | 7:30 AM | comments

"...all that today's order does is allow the military to once again stop accepting or processing applications from openly lesbian, gay or bisexual people, for now. Discharges, discharge proceedings, and investigations remain on hold." -- Jon Davidson, Legal Director of...Read More