December 9, 2012


Lesbian Eloise Klein Healy Named LA's First Poet Laureate

Filed by Karen Ocamb | December 09, 2012 | 4:00 PM | comments

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa announced Friday that lesbian poet Eloise Klein Healy has been named as the City of Los Angeles' first Poet Laureate.Read More

A Hipster Santa Christmas

Filed by Bil Browning | December 09, 2012 | 3:00 PM | comments

This video of a young Father Christmas has been making the rounds. The song's good, but the big draw is the super sexy hipster Santa....Read More


Romney's Concession Call [Caption This]

Filed by Bil Browning | December 09, 2012 | 2:00 PM | comments

This photo of President Obama taking Mitt Romney's concession call was just released by the White House. The administration's caption is bland. Surely we can do better. Have at it in the comments section.Read More


Charlie Crist: Why I Left the Republican Party

Filed by Bil Browning | December 09, 2012 | 12:37 PM | comments

"What changed is the leadership of the Republican Party. As I said at the convention, I didn't leave the Republican Party, it left me. Whether the issue was immigration, or education, or you name it - the environment. I feel...Read More


On Death & Exceptionalism

Filed by Yasmin Nair | December 09, 2012 | 12:00 PM | comments

Surely the Left can do better than insist that some people deserve to die more than others. Or have we gone so far down the path of exceptionalism that we cannot find a way to unstick ourselves from its gooey, affective mess?Read More


Gender Dysphoria Diagnosis to be Moved Out of Sexual Disorders Chapter of DSM-5

Filed by Kelley Winters | December 09, 2012 | 10:00 AM | comments

This reclassification, along with the change in title from Gender Identity Disorder to Gender Dysphoria, is a significant improvement in the diagnostic coding used for access to medical transition care for trans and transsexual people.Read More