Weekly Reader: May 2007

Dispatches from the Sodomite Zeitgeist

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 26, 2007 | 9:00 AM | comments

Or, more accurately, "I can't think of a good name for this weekly feature that I used to call 'Fetch!' and 'Bilerico surfs the net'". If you have any ideas that you're OK with me stealing, please leave them in...Read More

Friday update, one day late edition

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 26, 2007 | 8:00 AM | comments

The FDA upholds the ban on gay and bi men donating blood despite objections from the American Red Cross. (Time) Lawrence, Kansas, will be the first city in that state to offer a domestic partnership registry for both homo- and...Read More


Filed by Alex Blaze | May 19, 2007 | 2:00 PM | comments

The New York Times profiles gay homeless youth shelters:One girl said she started living on the streets after her mother beat her for dressing like a boy. Another said she ran away from home after her father pulled a...Read More

Friday Update - Haiku format

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 18, 2007 | 9:00 AM | comments

Talking about gays might be taboo in Poland because of new bill (International Herald-Tribune) Dozens of couples from New York now have valid MA marriages(NY Times) That one Mormon girl in the "That's so gay" court case went home...Read More


Filed by Alex Blaze | May 12, 2007 | 8:00 AM | comments

Bernard Tarver Calls out Flavaworks for trying to shut down his blog for reporting on their unsafe working conditions:I am a Black gay man who loves my Black gay brothers unconditionally. I am always concerned about our collective well-being....Read More

Friday Update - Haiku News

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 11, 2007 | 9:00 AM | comments

Parti Québecois's gay leader André Boisclair has resigned his post (Globe and Mail) Alaskan workers don't need to worry about gay DP ben ban (Anchorage Daily-News) Homoparenting, once thought destructive to kids, outperforms the straights (The Windsor Star) Pro-marriage Royal...Read More


Filed by Alex Blaze | May 05, 2007 | 5:45 PM | comments

Beth Ditto of The Gossip fame lays out her quals for writing a teen advice column:It was really funny to me, because I actually have the opposite of a rock-star lifestyle. I mean, I have to play shows and what...Read More

Friday Update

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 04, 2007 | 9:00 AM | comments

The Minnesota Senate approved hospital visitation rights for domestic partners. (WKBT) A Turkmenistani lesbian was granted asylum in the US. Apparently their government runs ex-gaying gulags. (365gay) Faith in America is launching a five-city "Call to Courage" campaign to fight...Read More