December 21, 2012


HRC on LGBT 'Momentum': A 'Reality' Now Recognized By Newt Gingrich

Filed by Karen Ocamb | December 21, 2012 | 4:30 PM | comments

Former Republican presidential contender Newt Gingrich, who was House Speaker in 1996 when the so-called Defense of Marriage Act passed, now makes a distinction between religious and legal recognition of marriage rights.Read More


Queer Music Friday: Le1f

Filed by Alex Blaze | December 21, 2012 | 3:30 PM | comments

A little search of the site shows that no one has posted one of the best videos of the year to this site, Le1f's unapologetically queer "Wut."Read More


Disarming the Conservative Gun Agenda

Filed by Terrance Heath | December 21, 2012 | 1:30 PM | comments

For decades, the conservative agenda rested upon a three-legged stool of "culture war" issues: "God, guns, and gays." Now there are signs that the third leg of conservative ideology - "guns" - is wobblier than ever. Read More

Nothing Worse than an Ex-Smoker

Filed by Bil Browning | December 21, 2012 | 1:00 PM | comments

Madonna had a hissy fit the other afternoon in Chile - threatening to walk off stage if one person in an open air venue didn't stop smoking. Back in the day, she was often posted for promotional photos with...Read More


Adorbs: Ambassador to Poland's Holiday Christmas Video

Filed by Bil Browning | December 21, 2012 | 12:00 PM | comments

U.S. Ambassador to Poland Stephen Mull and all the American and Polish staff at the United States Embassy in Warsaw wish everyone happy holidays and a joyous New Year!Read More


One of the Things That Makes Obama Most Proud

Filed by Bil Browning | December 21, 2012 | 11:45 AM | comments

"One of the things that I'm very proud of during my first four years is I think I've helped to solidify this incredibly rapid transformation in people's attitudes around LGBT issues -- how we think about gays and lesbians and...Read More


It IS The End Of The World Edition [What You Need To Know]

Filed by E. Winter Tashlin | December 21, 2012 | 10:00 AM | comments

Winter writes an editorial on the end of the world, the right wing warns of civil war, Newt Gingrich has a change of heart, reason for optimism in Montana, and much more. Plus an obligatory REM videoRead More