August 7, 2011

Comment of the Week

Comment of the Week: Dan Massey on DC Police Ignoring Anti-Lesbian Attack

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | August 07, 2011 | 7:00 PM | comments

Is this screw up a failure of police management, or a few bad apples in the ranks? Read More

Food fight

Best News Coverage of Rick Perry's 'The Response'

Filed by Bil Browning | August 07, 2011 | 6:00 PM | comments

My favorite part? When they talk about how the evangelical leaders are exhorting the crowd to pray and fast while showing video of all the people in line for their Diet Cokes and hot dogs at the concession stands.Read More


Fred Karger Wants in on Fox News' Presidential Debate

Filed by Adam Polaski | August 07, 2011 | 4:30 PM | comments

Fox News is hosting a debate next week for the GOP presidential nomination hopefuls - everyone who meets their rules gets to participate if they would like....except for Fred Karger, the openly gay Republican candidate. Read More


A Nifty Solution

Filed by Bil Browning | August 07, 2011 | 3:00 PM | comments

After police refused to let Kansas activists hold pride flags at a recent rally citing rules against flagpoles, one innovative gay man decided to beat them at their own game.Read More

The Pain Update

Filed by Terrance Heath | August 07, 2011 | 1:30 PM | comments

I was walking around the office yesterday and a coworker asked me why she'd seen me walking the halls so often. I told her why and it occurred to me that I hadn't told the story of my knee pain here. Read More


Lady Gaga Does Drag for New Single

Filed by Adam Polaski | August 07, 2011 | 12:00 PM | comments

The cover art for the pop singer's new single, "You & I," features Gaga's male alter ego, "Jo Calderone."Read More


TSA's Mistreatment of Trans Employee Leads to Sensitivity Training

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | August 07, 2011 | 10:00 AM | comments

A lawsuit by a transgender employee of the Transportation Security Administration resulted in sensitivity training for LAX managers. Read More


Gov. Perry's Convocation: We Are A Christian Nation

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | August 07, 2011 | 7:30 AM | comments

"We were founded as a nation of Christians, and as a nation of Christians we must now stand." Penny Nance of the Concerned Women For America, at "The Response," a religious convocation called by Texas Governor Rick Perry....Read More

Rick Perry's Speech at 'The Response'

Filed by Bil Browning | August 07, 2011 | 7:00 AM | comments

Yesterday was Texas Governor Rick Perry's Jeebusabration featuring several heavyweights in the religious right nutjob lineup. While he claimed last week that the evangelical prayer-off, his speech sure included several political themes. Here's the entire 13 minutes of Perry's...Read More