October 11, 2012


FL Log Cabin Chapter's Attack Ad Features Body of Slain American Ambassador

Filed by Bil Browning | October 11, 2012 | 8:20 PM | comments

The Florida Agenda, an LGBT newspaper in southern Florida has published a political attack ad paid for by the Broward County chapter of Log Cabin Republicans that features the body of slain American ambassador Chris Stevens.Read More


Make Paul Ryan Own His Budget & It's Consequences

Filed by Terrance Heath | October 11, 2012 | 5:00 PM | comments

No pair of issues throw as much light on the cold, dark, heart of the of the GOP agenda -- the budget crafted by Ryan, endorsed by Republicans, and embraced by Mitt Romney -- as Medicare and Medicaid.Read More


Get Out of Jail Free: Justin Bieber's Cyberbullying PSA

Filed by Bil Browning | October 11, 2012 | 4:00 PM | comments

Justin Bieber's new cyberbullying PSA isn't just an awkward eleven minute bit of promotional fluff for New York's Nassua County District Attorney, it's a Get Out Jail Free card for his manager and a record executive.Read More


National Coming Out Day: My Parents' Process

Filed by Adam Polaski | October 11, 2012 | 2:30 PM | comments

Today is National Coming Out Day, and next week marks the fourth anniversary of my own "coming out" conversation with my parents. After some hiccups, they're now proud parents of a kid who works at an organization advocating for the freedom to marry.Read More


'Take Down Lungren' House Race in the National Spotlight

Filed by Karen Ocamb | October 11, 2012 | 1:30 PM | comments

Republicans really want Tea Party fawn Rep. Dan Lungren to beat his Democratic opponent, Dr. Ami Bera, in November. The re-districted 7th District congressional race in California's central valley has now drawn more national attention and money than any other House race.Read More


An Antelope, Matthew Shepard's Fence, & National Coming Out Day

Filed by Guest Blogger | October 11, 2012 | 12:30 PM | comments

Guest blogger Jim Toevs has made the pilgrimage to Matt's fence at least a dozen times. He cannot explain why, but each time it has been a comfort to him, and his most recent visit was a truly mystical experience.Read More

When Did You Come Out? [Open Thread]

Filed by Bil Browning | October 11, 2012 | 11:30 AM | comments

At what age did you come out of the closet? Who did you come out to first?Read More


Come Out, Come Out Edition [What You Need To Know]

Filed by E. Winter Tashlin | October 11, 2012 | 10:00 AM | comments

A FL dentist teaches the BSA a lesson in fairness, surveying LGBT seniors, Austin rallies against a hate crime, the state of marriage in Maine, and more. Plus: Rachel Maddow interviews Ted Olson and David Boies at NYURead More

The Trans-Vaginal Probe NC Attack Ad

Filed by Bil Browning | October 11, 2012 | 9:45 AM | comments

Democrat state senate candidate Deb Butler has let loose with one helluva attack ad against her opponent Thom Goolsby. While pointing out that Goolsby voted to force women to undergo a trans-vaginal probe in order to obtain an abortion...Read More