November 14, 2011


Sidetrack: Use of the Term 'Cis'

Filed by Tobi Hill-Meyer | November 14, 2011 | 6:00 PM | comments

Over at my post "Dan Savage Glittered Again, Student Arrested," a side discussion has come up deserving it's own thread over whether or not the term "cis" in reference to non-trans people is offensive.Read More


Equality California at a Tipping Point

Filed by Karen Ocamb | November 14, 2011 | 5:15 PM | comments

Is Equality California still important and relevant? Or has the statewide LGBT political lobbying organization run its course?Read More


Iowa Baker Won't Make Lesbians' Wedding Cake

Filed by Bil Browning | November 14, 2011 | 4:00 PM | comments

What is it with Midwesten bakers refusing to serve LGBT people? First there was Cupcakegate in Indianapolis and now a Des Moines baker has refused to create a wedding cake for a lesbian couple.Read More


LA Gay & Lesbian Center Gala Celebrates 40 Years of Activism

Filed by Karen Ocamb | November 14, 2011 | 3:00 PM | comments

Officially, Saturday night was devoted to honoring transgender activist Chaz Bono and actor/singer Neil Patrick Harris and his partner, David Burtka, but the spirit in the packed ballroom celebrated the 40th anniversary of the LA Gay & Lesbian Center.Read More


Another LGBT Site Closes:

Filed by Bil Browning | November 14, 2011 | 2:00 PM | comments

While I mentioned earlier this morning that popular LGBT blog The New Gay, has shut their virtual doors, today also brings news that has closed up shop following a dispute between the founder and current board members.Read More

Changing Trans Employee Name and Gender In Corporate Records

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | November 14, 2011 | 1:00 PM | comments

How should employers handle change of employee name and gender in cases of on-the-job gender transition?Read More

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Join Washington State's New Push for Marriage

Filed by Joe Mirabella | November 14, 2011 | 12:00 PM | comments

It is going to take all of us who support civil marriage for loving and committed gay and lesbian couples to make sure our representatives understand how important it is to us that they pass this bill.Read More


The New Gay Closes Virtual Doors

Filed by Bil Browning | November 14, 2011 | 11:00 AM | comments

Another blow to the LGBT blogosphere... Activist meets pop culture hipster site The New Gay has closed up shop.Read More


Bell, Book & Candelabra

Filed by Guest Blogger | November 14, 2011 | 10:00 AM | comments

In last month's letter, signed as the "Most Reverend Timothy Dolan", he decreed that he knows exactly what the supernatural laws are, what they say, and what they mean, and that he has "moral authority" over every mortal in his sales district.Read More

Meth Makes You a Gay Hooker

Filed by Ed Team | November 14, 2011 | 9:05 AM | comments

Don't use meth, kids. It'll turn you into a gay hooker giving head in a seedy hotel bathroom to a middle aged bald man. Or something. Why do these PSAs always revolve around fear tactics? It's been proven already...Read More


Dan Savage Glittered Again, Student Arrested

Filed by Tobi Hill-Meyer | November 14, 2011 | 8:30 AM | comments

On November 9th, Dan Savage was the recipient of a "glitter bomb" for the second time this month so far. One of the students involved in the stunt was grabbed by the police and arrested.Read More


Dame Judi Dench Is Afraid of the Dark & Has a Temper

Filed by Ed Team | November 14, 2011 | 8:15 AM | comments

"I'm very frightened of worms, ever since one jumped into my sandal when I was a little girl. I can get on with a snake, just not worms. And I hate the dark; I used to get claustrophobic in the...Read More