October 20, 2011


It's Not Occupy Madison Avenue After All

Filed by Bil Browning | October 20, 2011 | 6:00 PM | comments

The Occupy Wall Street folks have put out a commercial. So does this undermine the authenticity of OWS?Read More


Equality California Taking Time With Transition Plan

Filed by Karen Ocamb | October 20, 2011 | 4:30 PM | comments

In a press release announcing the resignation of Roland Palencia as EQCA executive director, the nonprofit statewide LGBT lobbying organization promised to present a plan last Friday, but no plan emerged.Read More


Are Trans Sex Workers Deserving of Liberation?

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | October 20, 2011 | 3:00 PM | comments

I have a lot of complicated feelings about sex work. Do I stand in solidarity with trans sex workers and their right to dignity or am I fighting for rights so that trans people won't have to engage in sex work?Read More


Herman Cain Repeats 'Gay Is Choice' Meme

Filed by Bil Browning | October 20, 2011 | 1:39 PM | comments

Unsurprisingly, the guy running for President and attempting to show the country his strong leadership skills didn't flip-flop positions after LGBT people protested that the man is batshit crazy.Read More


No Apocalypse, But A Chance to Resurrect Progressive Radio?

Filed by Terrance Heath | October 20, 2011 | 1:00 PM | comments

If you are a progressive-with-loads-of-cash (or know someone who is), there's a great opportunity to invest in another shot at resurrecting progressive radio.Read More


Barney Frank to Occupy USA: VOTE!

Filed by Karen Ocamb | October 20, 2011 | 12:00 PM | comments

Openly gay Rep. Barney Frank appeared on Rachel Maddow's show Monday night and groused about the Occupy Wall Street movement that has spread throughout the US and caught on in numerous cities across the globe.Read More

How to Combat Rising HIV Rates in Young Black Men

Filed by Anthony Carter | October 20, 2011 | 11:00 AM | comments

As a mentor, I can offer the insight that is steeped in knowing how young people think and behave. I can give the "think of your future" nonsense a rest. I can actually "listen" to them give me the reasons and thinking behind their decisions.Read More


UPDATED: Libyan Dictator Gaddafi Killed

Filed by Bil Browning | October 20, 2011 | 10:00 AM | comments

Rebel troops have released a photo of the supposedly slain Libyan dictator taken on a cell phone. Other sources say that the photo is of Gaddafi after being captured alive and before being taken away by rebel troops. Read More


George Washington: Gay-Friendly Father of Our Country

Filed by Guest Blogger | October 20, 2011 | 9:00 AM | comments

Some of the Founding Fathers leaned right, but the majority held what modern historical language would term a secularist and globalist view. In some cases -- like George Washington's -- this included a strongly gay-friendly attitude. Read More


Anti-Gay Tirade at Gay Candidates Forum

Filed by Ed Team | October 20, 2011 | 8:30 AM | comments

"For some of you here this evening, your frustrations go way beyond a state senate candidate. Some of you are beyond frustrated with God right now. Some of you refuse to believe in him altogether. You've asked the question or...Read More

HRC Takes Video Campaign National

Filed by Ed Team | October 20, 2011 | 8:00 AM | comments

The Human Rights Campaign has expanded it's successful New York State video series of prominent Americans advocating for marriage equality to the national stage. The first video stars Newark, New Jersey mayor Cory Booker....Read More