February 8, 2012


Shellacked, Mitt Fights Back

Filed by Terrance Heath | February 08, 2012 | 7:00 PM | comments

When Herman Cain and Rick Perry imploded last November, Jon Stewart called Romney "the luckiest motherfudger on Earth." That was before last night's "shellacking," when Santorum trounced Romney in Minnesota, Missouri, and Colorado - three states that Romney won in 2008.Read More


Teenager on Prop 8 Ruling: 'My Family is Finally Normal'

Filed by Karen Ocamb | February 08, 2012 | 6:00 PM | comments

With so much attention paid to the legal aspects of the Prop 8 decision, much of the eloquence of those most directly involved has been glossed over. It's also important to hear from the people who live, eat and sleep this case, if only briefly.Read More


CNN Suspends Roland Martin Over Homophobic Tweets

Filed by James Holmes | February 08, 2012 | 5:00 PM | comments

Expressing a controversial personal view about any segment of society is one thing and what keeps much of the cable news networks' airtime filled, but when any regular commentator encourages violence, it kills that network's credibility. Read More


Looking Back: The Gay General in the Wizard of Oz

Filed by Guest Blogger | February 08, 2012 | 4:00 PM | comments

I'm currently reading Jane Lynch's autobiography and have discovered I have more in common with Jane than I might have first realized.Read More


Marriage Equality Bill Introduced in Illinois

Filed by Bil Browning | February 08, 2012 | 3:00 PM | comments

Looks like the battle over marriage equality is headed to the heartland. Just in from Equality Illinois comes news that three Democrat representatives have introduced legislation to allow same-sex couples to marry in the Land of Lincoln.Read More


Keep Leaping Toward Equality!

Filed by Davina Kotulski | February 08, 2012 | 2:15 PM | comments

Let's keep leaping toward equality and keep the fire for equality burning strong this month. This is a leap year, after all, and the year of the Dragon.Read More


Cynthia Nixon's Choice & Komen's Anti-Choice

Filed by Amy Andre | February 08, 2012 | 1:00 PM | comments

Her main thesis seemed to be that sexual orientation can be a choice for some, and is a choice for her. The "Born This Way" crowd gasped and berated her. I yawned. She was right.Read More


Ninth Circuit Charts Its Own Course To Marriage Equality in Perry v. Brown

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | February 08, 2012 | 12:00 PM | comments

The Ninth Circuit charted its own course, totally redefining this case and coming up with a totally different explanation of why Prop 8 is unconstitutional. It's not about the constitutionality of same sex marriage. In fact, they go out of their way at the very beginning of the opinion to point out that they are not saying that same sex marriage must be granted under the Constitution. What?!Read More


Santorum Wins Missouri & Hits Close to Home

Filed by James Holmes | February 08, 2012 | 11:00 AM | comments

It came as no surprise to me when Rick Santorum won last night's Republican primary for my home state. If anything it served as a reminder of why I don't make it home that often. Read More


Ellen Eviscerates Hate Group OneMillionMoms

Filed by Bil Browning | February 08, 2012 | 10:00 AM | comments

"My haters are my motivators," says Ellen Degeneres on today's show as she tackles the OneMillionMoms tempest in a teapot in a segment taped yesterday after the Prop 8 ruling was announced. Read More


Did You Miss the Premiere of Smash?

Filed by Bil Browning | February 08, 2012 | 9:21 AM | comments

Did you miss the premiere of Smash this week? Described as Glee for adults, the show was a huge hit. If you've got the time to spare, here is the entire first episode. I'd suggest hitting the View Fullscreen...Read More


Bondage & Shrinkage: Bizarre Vintage Comicbook

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | February 08, 2012 | 9:00 AM | comments

If they'd said this was sexually exciting, it would have been banned. How much better, then, to market it as simply spooky to children who dreamed of being kept in bondage by a mad genius. Read More


Roland Martin Apologizes

Filed by Bil Browning | February 08, 2012 | 8:30 AM | comments

"To those who construed my comment as being anti-gay or homophobic or advancing violence, I'm truly sorry. I can certainly understand how someone could come to a different conclusion than the one I meant. I'm disheartened that my words would...Read More