The Movement: July 2005

GayIndy Action Center

Filed by Bil Browning | July 28, 2005 | 3:57 PM | comments has launched a new action center with an action alert concerning Gov. Mitch Daniels. My Man Mitch has taken a drubbing recently over his non-discrimination policy (which *gasp* says that he won't discriminate!) by the religious right. Eric...Read More

From the secret police files

Filed by Bil Browning | July 26, 2005 | 2:09 PM | comments

Say what you will about the Patriot Act, at least here in the United States we're not being put on the "gay list" by the secret police. is reporting on three German states who are keeping records of...Read More

Graebeard makes good!

Filed by Bil Browning | July 25, 2005 | 10:28 PM | comments

My old friend, Mike "Graebeard" Waggoner, has written a thoughtful and engaging guest column for the Huntington, WV Herald-Dispatch. He's been invited to write one column a month; I can't wait for next month's....Read More

Speaking of GLBT advertising...

Filed by Bil Browning | July 24, 2005 | 11:29 PM | comments

I'm reminded of Jeff's June 29th post about Atlanta advertising for GLBT tourists. I stopped by the Canadian Tourism Commission today in my random cruise around the web. And what's on their front page? Down towards the bottom on...Read More

That rich queer myth -- again.

Filed by Marla R. Stevens | July 24, 2005 | 9:02 PM | comments

A while back, people on the GayIndy list were discussing queers' incomes. Yes, the myth of the wealthier than non-gay gay community was started by a research firm that looked the disproportionately prime-aged, wealthier, SINK and DINK male readers...Read More

Malcolm X was bisexual?

Filed by Bil Browning | July 23, 2005 | 10:44 PM | comments

Peter Tatchell from the Guardian recently reported about some facets of Malcolm X's life that the Nation of Islam fellows aren't too proud of. Apparently he wasn't as robustly heterosexual as they'd like him to have been. The article...Read More

Pride founding mother, Brenda Howard's, memorial service announced

Filed by Marla R. Stevens | July 21, 2005 | 1:07 PM | comments

Brenda Howard, LGBT/Leather activist most recently active in bisexual rights organizing, leader of the Gay Liberation Front and Gay Activists Alliance in the early post-Stonewall movement, died of cancer on June 28, 2005 in Queens, New York. From an...Read More

Spain's first gay marriage

Filed by Bil Browning | July 12, 2005 | 10:22 AM | comments

A psychiatrist and a store window decorator were the first gay couple to tie the knot in Spain yesterday. The couple, Carlos Baturin German and Emilio Menendez Menendez, hadn't planned on being Spain's first wedded couple; paperwork and court...Read More

"Today the Spanish society grants them the respect they deserve..."

Filed by Ed Team | July 08, 2005 | 3:22 PM | comments

Spain's Prime Minister Luis Zapatero hails Liberty in his predominantly Catholic and traditional nation. Profound: "We are not legislating, honorable members, for people far away and not known by us. We are enlarging the opportunity for happiness to our...Read More

Canada, Spain & Indiana

Filed by Ed Team | July 08, 2005 | 12:24 PM | comments

I have been away, for a couple of weeks, at an annual outing where friends get together and cook for hundreds, sing old songs, the louder, the later, the better, and drink beer. Oh yes, there is a rumor...Read More