October 22, 2011


The GOP's Joke of a Jobs Plan

Filed by Terrance Heath | October 22, 2011 | 6:00 PM | comments

Telling people to "Get a job!" on one hand, while telling businesses to "Stop creating jobs!" on the other, and then blaming the unemployed for their jobless state sounds more than a little contradictory.Read More


Straight Southern Methodist Minister Defrocked for Marrying Same-Sex Couples

Filed by Davina Kotulski | October 22, 2011 | 4:00 PM | comments

Jimmy Creech is about the nicest guy you could expect to meet. He's like John Boy all grown-up. He's sweet, gentle, and has an easy on the ears Southern drawl.Read More

Thoughts on Why HIV Infection Rates Are Up for Young Black Men

Filed by Anthony Carter | October 22, 2011 | 2:00 PM | comments

It has often been said that knowledge is power. A very wise mentor of mine likes to say that it is the "application of knowledge" that gives us true power.Read More

David Mixner addresses the National Equality March

Mixner Calls for Townhalls to Choose New HRC Ex Dir

Filed by Bil Browning | October 22, 2011 | 12:00 PM | comments

Well, this is an interesting idea... Veteran activist David Mixner writes that the Human Rights Campaign should hold a series of townhall meetings to get community input on the selection of a new Executive Director.Read More


Dan Savage Wants a Blowjob from Herman Cain

Filed by Ed Team | October 22, 2011 | 11:17 AM | comments

"Dear Herman, If being gay is a choice, show us the proof. Choose it. Choose to be gay yourself. Show America how that's done, Herman, show us how a man can choose to be gay. Suck my dick, Herman. Name...Read More


Horatio Alger, Jr: From Scandal to Seminal Boys' Storyteller

Filed by Guest Blogger | October 22, 2011 | 10:00 AM | comments

While writer Horatio Alger Jr.'s work has come to symbolize the "rags to riches" possibilities of the post-Civil War 19th-century American dream, his stories were also an outlet for his own desires - fueled by his probable life in the closet.Read More

Buick: Hudson Taylor on Athlete Ally

Filed by Ed Team | October 22, 2011 | 9:00 AM | comments

Straight ally and three-time All-American wrestler, Hudson Taylor, was chosen as one of Buick's "Human Highlights." Here's his story and how he came to create Athlete Ally - "a nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering athletes to consider their status...Read More