September 2, 2012


A Bad Thing Happened on the Way to the Carousel [Comment of the Week]

Filed by Bil Browning | September 02, 2012 | 6:00 PM | comments

What do you think? Would it be worse if something degrading happened in front of people you know or if it was public humiliation in front of strangers?Read More


How Does a Straight Author Write Gay Sex Scenes?

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

What was it like for a straight author to write a gay sex scene?Read More


Thank Hurricane: Three Days Was Enough

Filed by Kate Clinton | September 02, 2012 | 2:00 PM | comments

Because the embedded media was fascinated with the train wreck of a convention, they never covered the backstage where all the cut-throat fund-raising and focused fat-cat deal-making was happening. The clever GOP ploy worked.Read More


Our Decadent Ways & the Weather

Filed by Leslie Robinson | September 02, 2012 | 12:00 PM | comments

Hurricane Isaac, like Hurricane Katrina seven years ago, is our fault. Or else it's a sign that the planners of Southern Decadence need to move it the hell out of hurricane season.Read More

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Ms. Jackson Edition [What You Need to Know]

Filed by Joseph Gentile | September 02, 2012 | 10:00 AM | comments

If I had a nickel for every delusional utterance former Saturday Night Live comedian Victoria Jackson spews forth, I could afford to run for the presidency of the United States. Cha-Ching! It's what you need to know! Read More



Filed by Joseph Gentile | September 02, 2012 | 9:30 AM | comments

Casey Pick, a Log Cabin Republican party to the GOP's platform drafting committee, vents about her frustration with the sharp, anti-gay rhetoric inserted into the Republican Party's platform by recognized hate groups, such as the Family Research Council.Read More

London's Mayor Puts Us In a 'Happy State'

Filed by Joseph Gentile | September 02, 2012 | 9:00 AM | comments

Conservative Mayor Boris Johnson of London doesn't cease to amuse me with his brilliantly zany antics. When he's not ziplining for Olympic gold, he's remind us that more and more Londoners are joining the "happy state" of marriage, as should gays and lesbians. Read More