July 22, 2012


Jimmy John's: To Eat or Not to Eat [Comment of the Week]

Filed by Bil Browning | July 22, 2012 | 7:00 PM | comments

This comment of the week comes to us from James Holmes' post from early May, "More Than One Reason Not to Eat at Jimmy John's". His post went viral this month and has garnered over 10k Facebook shares alone in the past week.Read More


Want a Real Recovery? Raise the Minimum Wage

Filed by Terrance Heath | July 22, 2012 | 5:30 PM | comments

Scratch the surface of just about any economic debate this election year, and you'll find one issue that goes all the way to the core: the yawning gap between the 1% and the rest of us.Read More


Aurora: The Right To Kill 2

Filed by D Gregory Smith | July 22, 2012 | 4:00 PM | comments

Nothing is changing. In fact, it's just getting worse. Crazy people who act out in public seem to give permission to crazy people in charge of congregations and political positions permission to act out, too.Read More


Comic-Con Events Celebrate LGBT Achievements

Filed by Viktor Kerney | July 22, 2012 | 2:30 PM | comments

As a gay comic book geek, I love Comic-Con. And it's a plus to see our community not only involved, but also totally welcomed. If you ever get the chance, you should check it out.Read More


The Effect of Class on Gender

Filed by Drew Cordes | July 22, 2012 | 1:00 PM | comments

I'm finally fulfilled in my gender identity, and it was a long, arduous, process of intense personal confrontation. However, I can't ignore that my class and race (and the privilege inherent in each) made that confrontation possible.Read More

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Basic Human Rights Should Not Be 'Controversial'

Filed by Mercedes Allen | July 22, 2012 | 11:30 AM | comments

The ability of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people to live, work, access services and otherwise co-exist continues to be painted as the end of civilization, in several current struggles to pass inclusive legislation throughout North America.Read More


'Minnesota Nice' Edition [What You Need to Know]

Filed by Joseph Gentile | July 22, 2012 | 10:00 AM | comments

Minnesota's Boy Scouts remind us that discrimination isn't very nice, and other goodly things you need to know!Read More


I Don't Want to Be an Eagle Scout

Filed by Joseph Gentile | July 22, 2012 | 9:30 AM | comments

Straight ally, and former Eagle Scout, Martin Cizmar bravely rejects the Boy Scout's highest honor he received nearly 15 years ago; protesting the group's reaffirmed commitment to it's anti-gay ban. Read More


Filed by Joseph Gentile | July 22, 2012 | 9:00 AM | comments

"When Kaylin met pretty girl Mary Alice, he couldn't do what al the other little boys would do. Fall in love with her that is. Instead, the appearing of Mary Alice brings out a whole new side of him ..."Read More