October 31, 2011


The Occupy Movement & Why LGBTs Should Care

Filed by Karen Ocamb | October 31, 2011 | 7:00 PM | comments

Wading through the news about the Occupy Wall Street movement these days is like watching a bad jazz band riff off into cacophony-land. But one thing rings clear as a bell: if you're not among the richest Americans, you're officially getting screwed.Read More


Mass Exodus of Staff & Students at Univ of Michigan?

Filed by Bil Browning | October 31, 2011 | 6:00 PM | comments

Will staff and students at the University of Michigan take flight if a bill to repeal domestic partner benefits in the state passes? Many have said they'll be gone in a heartbeat.Read More

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North Bi Northeast: An Interview with Bi Researcher Dr. Margaret Robinson

Filed by Amy Andre | October 31, 2011 | 5:00 PM | comments

When Margaret Robinson, PhD, was working on her dissertation - which was on bisexual women and their choices between polyamory and monogamy - she found that the distinctions were more blurry than expected.Read More


The Moral Roots of Liberals & Conservatives

Filed by Bil Browning | October 31, 2011 | 4:00 PM | comments

This TED talk by Jonathan Haidt is absolutely fascinating. Watch as he explains the moral roots of what makes us a liberal or conservative.Read More

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CONTEST: Your Boyfriend & Other Guys I've Kissed

Filed by Bil Browning | October 31, 2011 | 3:00 PM | comments

Courtesy of Get Red PR, today's contest is for one of three copies of Your Boyfriend and Other Guys I've Kissed by Totally Tyler. Tell us about the person you most regret kissing to win a free book!Read More


Classic Defenses for Anti-LGBT Behavior

Filed by Guest Blogger | October 31, 2011 | 2:00 PM | comments

Guest blogger Matt Smith takes us through several excuses commonly used to justify or explain away anti-LGBT behavior.Read More


Anti-Gay Minister Killed in Uganda

Filed by Bil Browning | October 31, 2011 | 1:00 PM | comments

Since every tragedy has to have a message from God in it according to these yahoos, what's the message being sent to homophobic preachers tacitly approving the murder of LGBT people?Read More


Sharing Your Perspective on the History of HIV/AIDS

Filed by Dan O'Neill | October 31, 2011 | 12:00 PM | comments

I'm currently working with the Velvet Foundation to develop an exhibition on the History of HIV/AIDS as told from the perspective of the LGBT community. Our aim is to develop this exhibition in advance of the 2012 International AIDS Conference in DC.Read More

Cal Baptist expels transgender student

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | October 31, 2011 | 11:00 AM | comments

A trans female student is expelled for checking "F" on her application form. Read More


NCTE Exec Director Mara Keisling on FOX News

Filed by Bil Browning | October 31, 2011 | 10:00 AM | comments

National Center for Transgender Equality Executive Director Mara Keisling appeared on FOX News yesterday afternoon to talk about the Colorado Girl Scouts decision to allow a young boy who lives as a girl to join a local pack.Read More


A Right to Be There

Filed by Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore | October 31, 2011 | 9:00 AM | comments

This time when I visit Occupy Santa Fe, some people are friendly to me and others seem disengaged, homophobic in the sense of a masculinist type of suspicion.Read More


UFC Head Urges Fighters to Come Out

Filed by Ed Team | October 31, 2011 | 8:39 AM | comments

"I'll tell you right now, if there was a gay fighter in UFC, I wish he would come out. I could care less if there's a gay fighter in the UFC. There probably is and there's probably more than one."...Read More

Perry's Kooky Fundie Speech

Filed by Bil Browning | October 31, 2011 | 8:00 AM | comments

While Rick Perry has always been quite a bit whackadoodle, his speech to the New Hampshire Cornerstone conservatives this weekend proves without a shadow of a doubt that he is simply Michelle Bachmann's intelligence in a suit and tie....Read More