November 14, 2012


The Science of Post-Sleep Erections [Video]

Filed by James Holmes | November 14, 2012 | 6:00 PM | comments

AKA - Morning Wood.Read More


Catholic Bishops Suddenly Silent as LGBT Ugandans Face Possible Death

Filed by John M. Becker | November 14, 2012 | 5:00 PM | comments

How are America's bishops reacting to their colleagues' endorsement of a bill that would bring horror, persecution, and bloodshed to Uganda's lesbian, gay, bisexual, and trans community? With stone cold silence.Read More


Hiding To Stay Visible

Filed by E. Winter Tashlin | November 14, 2012 | 3:30 PM | comments

Among gay and queer men, my condition is often seen simply as a burden too far out there to be bothered with in a prospective partner.Read More


Let's Walk Through Texas' Secession [Open Thread]

Filed by Bil Browning | November 14, 2012 | 2:30 PM | comments

There's been scads of chatter lately about a petition someone put up at the White House website asking permission for Texas to secede from United States. Settle down. Even Rick Perry isn't dumb enough to think this is a good idea.Read More


Women Pilots 'Best Kept Secret' of World War II [Video]

Filed by Karen Ocamb | November 14, 2012 | 1:30 PM | comments

A labor shortage during World War II allowed women to play a huge role by working in the war industries. And while the story of "Rosie the Riveter" is well-known, a group of female pilots consider themselves the best kept secret of the war.Read More

California Prop 8 protester (PostBlurb)

What a Difference Four Years Makes

Filed by Davina Kotulski | November 14, 2012 | 12:30 PM | comments

Just four years ago, on election day, I stood on the corner outside a polling place in Northern California holding a "No on 8 sign." Read More


A More Diverse Congress [Infographic]

Filed by Bil Browning | November 14, 2012 | 11:30 AM | comments

Here's a very cool chart to illustrate just how diverse the incoming crop of Congressmembers are. While the media has been drooling over the success of female candidates this year, there's several other notable results.Read More


African Tragedy Edition [What You Need To Know]

Filed by E. Winter Tashlin | November 14, 2012 | 10:00 AM | comments

Uganda and Nigeria embrace hatred, UPS stops giving to the BSA, Ontario students support a trans* classmate, "queer bioethics" is born, NOM targets pro-LGBT businesses in foreign countries, and more! Plus: a lovely video about gay familiesRead More

Sonia Sotomayor Crushes Little Muppet's Dreams

Filed by Bil Browning | November 14, 2012 | 9:30 AM | comments

Sonia Sotomayor was on Sesame Street last week to do a bit about careers. Watch as she crushes Abby Cadabby's little muppet dream of being a princess and encourages her to go become yet another lawyer. The world needs...Read More


Gingrich Finally Sounds Presidential

Filed by Bil Browning | November 14, 2012 | 9:00 AM | comments

"We need to stop, take a deep breath and learn. The president won an extraordinary victory. And the fact is, we owe him the respect of trying to understand what they did and how they did it. I was wrong...Read More