December 11, 2012


Smoking: A Personal Update & a Wider Conversation

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

I announced back at the beginning of October that my 40th birthday present to myself would be to finally stop smoking after 26 years. Sadly, I've not been successful yet. I managed to cut down dramatically for a while, but I'm right back where I started.Read More


A New Novelist & Wonderful LGBT Advocate

Filed by Michael Hamar | December 11, 2012 | 2:30 PM | comments

I e-mailed the author of a new LGBT-themed book that I'd enjoyed and, to my surprise, I got a reply that led to an interview. How did a straight author write the best gay novel I've read in a long time? Read More


I Agree with Maggie Gallagher

Filed by Bil Browning | December 11, 2012 | 1:00 PM | comments

It's not often that I agree with NOM's Maggie Gallagher, but I'll admit that I think she has a point in her analysis of the Supreme Court marriage equality cases.Read More

Welcome to Montana

Help! Helena Non-discrimination Poll Freeped By Haters

Filed by D Gregory Smith | December 11, 2012 | 11:30 AM | comments

While I'm not sure that this is a huge issue (the poll, not the ordinance), it irks me that those opposed are marshaling the forces of discrimination across the country to weigh in.Read More

Glenn Beck Supports Same-Sex Marriage?

Filed by Bil Browning | December 11, 2012 | 11:00 AM | comments

Your browser does not support iframes. Glenn Beck appeared on Penn Gillette's show and announced that he supports same-sex marriage - or at least the right of people to be happy if it doesn't "break my leg or pick my...Read More

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Is the ENDA Executive Order Necessary?

Filed by Viktor Kerney | December 11, 2012 | 10:00 AM | comments

If President Obama wants to pass ENDA through Congress, should we trust him and move on? Should we continue to push for the executive order, or trust that ENDA can get through Congress - just like DADT repeal did?Read More


IL Guv Hopes Marriage Equality Bill Passes This Month

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

"I hope that bill goes forward. It's the House that probably the key arena at this time, and I think we'll see how the members look at that issue. They should study it carefully and vote their conscience." -- Illinois...Read More