July 30, 2013


Why Conservatives Need Sodomy Laws

Filed by Terrance Heath | July 30, 2013 | 5:30 PM | comments

Reinstating and enforcing old, unconstitutional sodomy laws won't turn back time to the 1950s or beyond. But that's essentially why conservatives think they need them -- to hold back the tide of history.Read More

Amanda Palmer Rips the Daily Mail

Filed by Bil Browning | July 30, 2013 | 4:00 PM | comments

After British tabloid The Daily Mail ran a story about Palmer's boob after a wardrobe malfunction at the Glastonbury music festival, Palmer fired back. She hits. She scores.Read More


Bradley Manning Verdict [Open Thread]

Filed by John M. Becker | July 30, 2013 | 2:30 PM | comments

Do you agree with today's verdict in the Bradley Manning trial? How much time do you think Manning should serve in prison, if any? And do you view Manning as a hero or a traitor?Read More


Will LA Sever 'Sister City' Ties With St. Petersburg?

Filed by Karen Ocamb | July 30, 2013 | 1:00 PM | comments

It's time for Los Angeles to lead the way and sever its Sister City relationship with St. Petersburg, Russia over the city's "gay propaganda" law.Read More


An Open Letter to Ken Cuccinelli

Filed by Guest Blogger | July 30, 2013 | 11:30 AM | comments

Guest blogger Bob Wilson, a concerned Virginia voter, has penned an open letter to Virginia Attorney General (and gubernatorial candidate) Ken Cuccinelli about his attempts to reinstate the sodomy law.Read More


Wilton Manors Adopts Tax Equity

Filed by Michael Emanuel Rajner | July 30, 2013 | 10:00 AM | comments

The city of Wilton Manors, Florida just adopted tax equity for city employees in domestic partnerships. Will Broward County's other cities follow suit?Read More


Pat Robertson Refuses to Condemn Trans People

Filed by John M. Becker | July 30, 2013 | 8:30 AM | comments

While right-wing televangelist Pat Robertson is infamous for his anti-gay vitriol, he seemingly has no problem with trans people.Read More