January 16, 2012


Shorter Indiana Democratic Party Press Releases [Open Thread]

Filed by Bil Browning | January 16, 2012 | 6:00 PM | comments

The Indiana Democratic Party obviously spent quite a bit of time working on their release for the day; a 26 word MLK quote written in a large font is surely enough, right? I mean, it's a quote and it's displayed in big type, people!!Read More


Beyond Shame: Embracing Sexual Freedom

Filed by E. Winter Tashlin | January 16, 2012 | 4:30 PM | comments

Self acceptance and sexual freedom is not a switch that is either on or off. Simply by coming out as LGBT, we are not automatically free beings, unconstrained by childhood or cultural baggage, although many of us feel that we should be. Read More


Huntsman Climbs Out of the GOP Clown Car

Filed by Bil Browning | January 16, 2012 | 3:00 PM | comments

It's official. The most qualified and least radical GOP presidential candidate has dropped out as Jon Huntsman exits the race. All that's left are the losers and posers.Read More


HIV & LGBT Activist/Blogger Mike Tidmus Has Died

Filed by Karen Ocamb | January 16, 2012 | 1:30 PM | comments

On Sunday this note was posted on Mike Tidmus' Facebook page: "My name is Lindsay Tidmus, Mike's brother. It is with a heavy heart that I inform his Facebook friends of Mike's passing. He left us this morning after a battle with cancer."Read More


Colbert PAC: Don't Vote for Mitt the Ripper

Filed by Bil Browning | January 16, 2012 | 12:00 PM | comments

In true PAC tradition,"The Definitely Not Coordinating With Stephen Colbert Super PAC" has started running attack ads against frontrunner Mitt "The Ripper" Romney with a little help from John Lithgow.Read More

Vintage Muscle Hunks [Posing Pouch Series 1]

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | January 16, 2012 | 10:30 AM | comments

All week this week, I've got a special "posing pouch series" for Projectors. I know I should be staring at all the muscles but I know you can forgive me for fixating on the pouch.Read More


Maggie Gallagher Loves Santorum

Filed by Bil Browning | January 16, 2012 | 9:15 AM | comments

Maggie Gallagher has issued her endorsement of Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum, but I'm not sure whether she's supporting him or us with a whole paragraph filled with ideas like "smearing" him with "muck."Read More


Putting Words in MLK's Mouth

Filed by Bil Browning | January 16, 2012 | 9:00 AM | comments

"If you want to say that I was a drum major, say that I was a drum major for justice. Say that I was a drum major for peace. I was a drum major for righteousness. And all of the...Read More

Martin Luther King Emerges From Stone

Filed by Bil Browning | January 16, 2012 | 8:48 AM | comments

I missed this video report of the opening of the Martin Luther King Jr. memorial late last year, but it's still relevant and fascinating to hear the history. Over the years, Jerame and I donated often to the fund...Read More