November 28, 2011


Catholic Archbishop: 'These People' Don't Deserve Jobs

Filed by Bil Browning | November 28, 2011 | 7:30 PM | comments

Archbishop Dolan's remarks about being "deceived" by politicians that marriage equality wouldn't pass have garnered some attention in the LGBT blogosphere. What Dolan said after that segment is what should be highlighted though if we want to win full equality nationwide.Read More


Tell It to Owen Keehnen

Filed by Jesse Monteagudo | November 28, 2011 | 5:00 PM | comments

Owen Keehnen's career interviewing the LGBT community's best and brightest began 20 years ago, when he worked at The Unabridged Bookstore in Chicago. Over the next few years, Keehnen did "hundreds of interviews" you can find in a new collection of his work.Read More


Against Equality Auction: Putting Our Asses on the Line

Filed by Yasmin Nair | November 28, 2011 | 4:00 PM | comments

There's a long-held belief, in some quarters, that Against Equality is run by a bunch of secretive millionaires. How else could we possibly carry off all this fabulousness, people wonder - the books, the tours, the mutliple interviews, the media glitz? Read More


Rep Frank Statement on Not Seeking Re-Election

Filed by Bil Browning | November 28, 2011 | 3:00 PM | comments

Representative Barney Frank's office has released a statement from the Congressman explaining his decision not to seek re-election in 2012. Read More

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Uncle Jim & Cousin Jack

Filed by Patrick J Hamilton | November 28, 2011 | 2:00 PM | comments

A few weeks ago, guest blogger Patrick Hamilton attended two funerals: his Uncle Jim's, and his mother's cousin's. The difference between the two services couldn't be more striking.Read More


Do As I Say: Putting OWS in Perspective

Filed by Bil Browning | November 28, 2011 | 1:00 PM | comments

While the US government has encouraged the Arab Spring uprisings as "people seeking a chance to contribute and to have a role in the decisions that will shape their lives," they've not been so tolerant of dissent here.Read More


Transgender Political Trends

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | November 28, 2011 | 12:00 PM | comments

There's a lot happening in the trans political world, and I name what I see as the top three trans political trends. I'd love to hear your analysis of our top political trends. Read More

Let's Kiss! PDA at Pride 1970s

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | November 28, 2011 | 11:00 AM | comments

ca. 1970s, Atlanta, a beautiful memento!Read More

Barney Frank

UPDATED: Congressman Barney Frank to Retire

Filed by Bil Browning | November 28, 2011 | 10:15 AM | comments

News is currently breaking that openly gay Representative Barney Frank will retire at the end of this term. The 16 term Congressman will hold a press conference at 1pm today in Massachusetts to announce his decision.Read More

Kearns' New Play 'Torch' Premiers for World AIDS Day

Filed by Karen Ocamb | November 28, 2011 | 9:00 AM | comments

Back in the days before HIV medications reprieved the presumed automatic AIDS death sentence, gay artists were dangerous. They reflected back to us a truth so daring, we could only gasp in awe at the audacity of such dark secrets so simply revealed.Read More

Back & Forth with Brownback

Filed by Bil Browning | November 28, 2011 | 8:30 AM | comments

When Fairway, Kansas high school senior Emma Sullivan took a school trip to the state capital, she sent a critical tweet of Governor Brownback - including the hash tag #heblowsalot. The Governor's staff contacted the school to complain about...Read More


What NOM Really Means...

Filed by Bil Browning | November 28, 2011 | 8:00 AM | comments

"This position underscores a view of marriage: marriage is so irrelevant, that we can deny it to unions of husband and wife, because equality trumps all." -- From the National Organization for Marriage's blog referring to a North Carolina church's...Read More