May 2, 2012


Gay Marriage Hurts My Breasts

Filed by Yasmin Nair | May 02, 2012 | 6:00 PM | comments

Gay marriage is supposed to help my breasts. The gay marriage movement has created a climate where the most progressive people fail to see that healthcare is an economic matter and something that should go to everyone, regardless of their marital status.Read More


Manson & Depp: 'You're So Vain'

Filed by James Holmes | May 02, 2012 | 5:00 PM | comments

I was raised United Pentecostal, so it should come as no surprise that I was taught that Marilyn Manson was demon possessed (I'm not joking). Thus, I was terrified to listen to any of his music for fear of inviting demons in. Read More


Iowa: Remaining Vigilant

Filed by Guest Blogger | May 02, 2012 | 4:00 PM | comments

Guest blogger Calla Rongerude points out that One Iowa was founded seven years ago and in those seven years, we have seen Iowa transform from a state with no LGBT protections to one of only six states that recognizes the freedom to marry for same-sex couples.Read More


Death & the Maiden

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | May 02, 2012 | 3:00 PM | comments

A crowd of rowdy, jeering, older white men in night-time Minneapolis, including a vicious racist with a swastika tattooed on his chest, closely surrounded the slight, feminine 23-year old trans woman, moved in, sliced her cheek open with broken glass. And she's the guilty one?Read More


Astroglide: A Product Review

Filed by Bil Browning | May 02, 2012 | 2:00 PM | comments

Back in mid-March, Astroglide sent me a sample bottle of their product and asked me to write a review. I'm not sure if they quite realized what I normally cover, but here's their review - as promised.Read More


Showtunes Sing-Off: 'Don't Rain on My Parade'

Filed by James Holmes | May 02, 2012 | 1:00 PM | comments

Today's sing-off is inspired by last night's episode of Glee. I won't give any spoilers other than to say that Rachel pulls out her standard and channels her inner Barbra for Funny Girl's "Don't Rain on My Parade." Read More

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May Day Activists Spotlight the Cece McDonald Case

Filed by Toshio Meronek | May 02, 2012 | 12:00 PM | comments

CeCe McDonald's trial started April 30, but her supporters have been working for months to get the Minnesota judge overseeing her case to drop it. Yesterday, activists brought Ms. McDonald's fight to the May Day protests.Read More


Indiana 'Lesbian Girl Scouts' Lawmaker's Just Desserts

Filed by Bil Browning | May 02, 2012 | 11:00 AM | comments

Oh, this is too rich. Remember Indiana Republican lawmaker Bob Morris? He infamously claimed that the Girl Scouts were a hotbed of lesbianism and abortion. It seems most Hoosiers aren't down with Mr. Morris' attacks on little girls.Read More


Fight Stereotypes With Stereotypes?

Filed by Bil Browning | May 02, 2012 | 10:30 AM | comments

"The whole reason I wanted to play Tonto is to try to [mess] around with the stereotype of the American Indian that has been laid out through history or the history of cinema at the very least... The stripes down...Read More


Behind the Wheel of the Soulforce Equality Ride

Filed by Davina Kotulski | May 02, 2012 | 10:00 AM | comments

I love it when the Universe brings opportunities to my front door. Today, it was the Soulforce Equality Riders. Read More

West Wing Cast Reunites for Healthy Spoof

Filed by Bil Browning | May 02, 2012 | 9:53 AM | comments

Walk & Talk - The West Wing Reunion from Martin Sheen Several members of the cast of West Wing reunited to create a great spoof of the show to promote a new "Walk & Talk" initiative....Read More