April 6, 2007

SJR 7 to anti-sex legislators: "Avenge my death"

Filed by Jen Jorczak | April 06, 2007 | 5:38 PM | comments

As you all know, on Tuesday, SJR 7 failed to advance out of committee. What you may not know is how many legislators were supremely pissed off about it, and what they're trying to do in retaliation. Bil's already posted...Read More

Queer music Friday - Elton John

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 06, 2007 | 5:00 PM | comments

Well, it was his birthday this past week. Here's Elton's performance of Rocket Man from his 60th birthday party:...Read More

Better late than never

Filed by Bil Browning | April 06, 2007 | 2:55 PM | comments

The Corydon Democrat printed an editorial against SJR-7 this week, shortly after it died in committee. Ah, the joys of being a weekly publication, eh? The site is a little hard to navigate, but drop about most of the way...Read More

SJR-7: the week following

Filed by Don Sherfick | April 06, 2007 | 2:50 PM | comments

After doing a number of pieces in the last few months about SJR-7, I've been quiet since its defeat in committee last Tuesday. Not because I am not exhilarated over what happened; I truly am. Maybe I'm a bit overly...Read More

Bush supports DADT

Filed by Bil Browning | April 06, 2007 | 12:15 PM | comments

Big surprise here... President Bush supports discrimination against gays and lesbians. Shocker, no? Asked about recent comments from the military's top officer that homosexuality was "immoral," Bush said, "I will not be rendering judgment about individual orientation." But, he added,...Read More

Open Thread

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 06, 2007 | 8:40 AM | comments

Big question for a Friday: What words are you OK with or not OK with being called in terms of your sexuality or gender identification? Gay? Lesbian? Gay woman? Queer? Genderqueer? Dyke? Faggot? Trannie? FTM? MTF? MTM? FTF? Trans? Homosexual?...Read More

Friday Update

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 06, 2007 | 7:30 AM | comments

Here are some headlines that we didn't cover this week:Mary Cheney's having a boy. (The Washington Post) Just a pinch of prejudice... An upcoming biography shows Julia Child's changing attitudes towards gays and lesbians. (Boston Magazine) Massachusetts governor Deval Patrick...Read More


Quote of the day

Filed by Ed Team | April 06, 2007 | 6:24 AM | comments

"A remedy [for masturbation] which is almost always successful in small boys is circumcision...The operation should be performed by a surgeon without administering an anesthetic, as the brief pain attending the operation will have a salutary effect upon the mind...In...Read More