September 26, 2011


Indy Star Examines Gay City Council Candidates: Misses Big Story

Filed by Bil Browning | September 26, 2011 | 8:30 PM | comments

While I touted the historical significance of the three openly gay City-County Council candidates in a July post, the Indianapolis Star has an article today highlighting how little attention the candidate's sexual orientation has garnered while glossing over one few important fact.Read More


Unreal: The Haggards on Reality TV

Filed by Leslie Robinson | September 26, 2011 | 6:00 PM | comments

I have to think Gayle Haggard had major qualms about participating. I can just hear her praying over the subject...Read More

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Spiritual Rage

Filed by Guest Blogger | September 26, 2011 | 5:00 PM | comments

Guest blogger Chris Glaser reminds us that media preoccupation with clergy sexual abuse scandals and cover-ups overlook the far more pervasive spiritual abuse that virtually all LGBT people have endured.Read More


House Dems to Boehner: What's Up with DOMA?

Filed by Bil Browning | September 26, 2011 | 4:00 PM | comments

A handful of House Democrats have sent a letter to Speaker John Boehner requesting a briefing on the Republican-led defense of DOMA. What's their next move? Read More

Beautiful Friendship: Vintage Photo

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | September 26, 2011 | 3:15 PM | comments

Such an improbable duo, and lap-sitting in photos is rare for the period, but it's still impossible to draw any conclusions about these guys.Read More


The Message: Time To Pay It Forward

Filed by Terrance Heath | September 26, 2011 | 2:00 PM | comments

Elizabeth Warren recently answered conservatives' cries of "class warfare" regarding President Obama's new jobs agenda. What she said encapsulated precisely the message that every candidate appealing for Main Street votes needs to repeat from now until November 5, 2012.Read More


Photo Essay: New WeHo Library Invites Cultural Renaissance

Filed by Karen Ocamb | September 26, 2011 | 1:00 PM | comments

I am a child of what conservatives in the dark and conformist 1950s called the Countercultural movement. Born of the outlaw and beatnik Howl against societal oppression, the 1960s flourished with color and celebration of individual creativity and artistic expression.Read More

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Gaga's Multi-Pronged Tribute to Jamey Rodermeyer

Filed by Bil Browning | September 26, 2011 | 11:45 AM | comments

Lady Gaga's newest LGBT cause is teen bullying after Buffalo, New York teenager Jamey Rodermeyer died of suicide earlier this month after enduring months of anti-gay bullying.Read More

My Conservative Girlfriend

Filed by Ed Team | September 26, 2011 | 10:42 AM | comments

Joe.My.God. tips us to Roy Zimmerman's latest funny song, "My Conservative Girlfriend." Zimmerman is the same guy that wrote "Ted Haggard Is Completely Heterosexual."...Read More


New Standards of Care for the Health of Trans People

Filed by Kelley Winters | September 26, 2011 | 10:15 AM | comments

Yesterday, the World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH) released it's 7th version of Standards of Care for the Health of Transsexual, Transgender, and Gender Nonconforming People (SOC) in Atlanta.Read More


Comment of (Last) Week: Don Sherfick on Pacifism

Filed by Bil Browning | September 26, 2011 | 9:15 AM | comments

What are your thoughts, Projectors? Is war justified? Now that LGB people are allowed to serve openly, should they?Read More


John Lauritsen's Shelley

Filed by Jesse Monteagudo | September 26, 2011 | 8:00 AM | comments

In 2007, John Lauritsen published The Man Who Wrote Frankenstein, in which he argued that it was Perry Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822), and not his second wife Mary, who wrote that great novel.Read More


Sen. Kay Hagan Announces Support for ENDA

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | September 26, 2011 | 7:30 AM | comments

"I'm announcing today that I will be signing on as a cosponsor to the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA). Discrimination must never be tolerated, and I believe that all Americans deserve an equal opportunity to fulfill their potential. No one -...Read More