December 5, 2012


GLAAD Helping Beaten Alabama Lesbian Mallory Owens

Filed by Karen Ocamb | December 05, 2012 | 4:00 PM | comments

GLAAD has been on top of this terrible story first reported at the end of November, Here's the latest - including a new way to help Mallory deal with her costly medical bills. Read More


'Humping Pact' Gives Back to Nature

Filed by James Holmes | December 05, 2012 | 3:00 PM | comments

Anyone in the DC area have the afternoon off? I have an amazing flashmob idea. Read More


Correcting the 'GID Is Removed from the DSM' Reports

Filed by Mercedes Allen | December 05, 2012 | 1:30 PM | comments

Yesterday morning, I woke up to a rash of headlines proclaiming that transexuality was no longer considered "disordered" by the American Psychiatric Association. No, it hasn't. That's not true at all.Read More


Will There Be a Gay Cabinet Member Soon?

Filed by Bil Browning | December 05, 2012 | 12:30 PM | comments

The political rumor mill is circulating Chair of the Export-Import Bank of the United States Fred Hochberg's name as a potential Commerce Secretary. Hochberg would be the first openly gay person to be member of the presidential cabinet.Read More


LGBT Leaders Excited by Progress & Historic Baldwin Victory

Filed by Karen Ocamb | December 05, 2012 | 11:30 AM | comments

There is something absolutely stunning about seeing a bunch of really smart, powerful LGBT people giddily sharing their stories of political gains with each other.Read More

Mashup: 2012's Top 50 Pop Songs

Filed by Bil Browning | December 05, 2012 | 10:45 AM | comments

One of my favorite things about the end of every year is all of the "best of" posts that appear like clockwork. This mashup of the year's top fifty pop songs is a damn good example of being worth...Read More


Getting Better Edition [What You Need To Know]

Filed by E. Winter Tashlin | December 05, 2012 | 10:00 AM | comments

Twenty links today, including - New Zealand's new rules for gender markers, top-10 most promiscuous cities, right wing craziness, international news, and more. Plus: what *does* NPH keep in his pants?Read More


A Leopard Can't Turn Its Spots

Filed by Bil Browning | December 05, 2012 | 9:00 AM | comments

"To avoid complaints of discrimination in the workplace, be sure to discriminate when hiring." -- The Catholic League's Bill Donahue positing that if employers just didn't hire anyone other than white Catholics, they won't be forced to discriminate against any...Read More