August 30, 2012


Does Ignoring Trans People Make Your Point Look Bigger?

Filed by Tobi Hill-Meyer | August 30, 2012 | 5:00 PM | comments

The focus and action on women's rights in this political season has been heartening. However, it's given rise to many over-simplified discussions of bodies and rights that pose a problem for a movement that intends to include trans women. Read More


FOX Radio Cancels Show Over Pro-Gay Interview?

Filed by Bil Browning | August 30, 2012 | 4:00 PM | comments

Reno, Nevada radio host Sean Savoy, however, claims that FOX News Radio affiliate KKFT 99.1 FM killed his show after he interviewed a pro-gay activist about marriage equality, Chick-fil-A, and other queer conversational topics.Read More

TMZ Rep Aaron Schock shirtless

Rep. Aaron Schock Wants More of Paul Ryan's Body

Filed by James Holmes | August 30, 2012 | 3:00 PM | comments

Okay. Is there any straight man out there that would give this political advice? Read More


The Big Risk & Hope of the 2012 Election: Regardless of Who Wins

Filed by Guest Blogger | August 30, 2012 | 1:30 PM | comments

What if Americans, in these fractious electoral times, could decide that we love what unites us more than we hate what divides us?Read More


Fighting Back: Motives of Gay Couple Suing United Airlines for Dildo Debacle

Filed by Michael Hamar | August 30, 2012 | 12:00 PM | comments

When I wrote my post about Continental Airlines taping a dildo to the outside of a gay couple's luggage on Monday, I seriously never dreamed that the story would go viral and that I'd be contacted from everyone from local media outlets to The Daily Mail.Read More

Yup, I'm a racist

Watch: The (Racist) Republican Southern Strategy

Filed by Karen Ocamb | August 30, 2012 | 11:00 AM | comments

Opinion writer Harold Meyerson wrote a piece in the Washington Post Monday that addresses what a lot of uncomfortable political pundits have been hinting at - the Republican Party seems to be encouraging racism to get out the white vote. Read More

True Love Edition [What You Need to Know]

Filed by Joseph Gentile | August 30, 2012 | 10:00 AM | comments

I believe the central, underlying theme of the sci-fi thriller Cloverfield to be love, true love, kills. Fortunately, nobody else died needlessly after one Chinese suitor nearly did himself in. Signed, sealed, delivered - it's what you need to know! Read More


Modern Family Values

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

Executive producer, and co-creator, Steve Levitan of ABC's Modern Family invites superfan Ann Romney to be included into the Pritchett family fold IF she rebuffs the Republican Party's treatment of marriage exclusively as the union of one man, one woman.Read More

Fearless Leaders

Filed by Joseph Gentile | August 30, 2012 | 9:00 AM | comments

Stepping up and into a leadership role for my high school's GSA came naturally to me, although my ideas about activism weren't more technical than a hand-painted sign. Here are 10 tips, brought to you by GLSEN, that add dimension to your campus' GSA. Read More