July 13, 2007

HRC ends exclusion of Gravel

Filed by Lane Hudson | July 13, 2007 | 8:06 PM | comments

For the past two days, I've been urging for the inclusion of former Alaska Senator Mike Gravel to be included in a presidential forum being sponsored by the Human Rights Campaign and Logo Network. This afternoon, HRC announced that Gravel...Read More

Gravel's in!

Filed by Alex Blaze | July 13, 2007 | 5:06 PM | comments

From the HRC: After enthusiastic community response, former Senator Mike Gravel has been invited to participate. Confirmed candidates now include, in alphabetical order, Senator Hillary Clinton (D-NY), Senator Christopher Dodd (D-CT), former Senator John Edwards (D-NC), Congressman Dennis Kucinich (D-OH)...Read More

Queer music Friday - Melissa Etheridge

Filed by Alex Blaze | July 13, 2007 | 5:00 PM | comments

Here's Melissa Etheridge's "Like the Way I do". Check out her hair! And Melissa, in her own words for MetroWeekly: I had three mildly successful albums, no big hit until my fourth record. That’s unheard of these days. Can you...Read More


The big winners

Filed by Bil Browning | July 13, 2007 | 4:56 PM | comments

Well, both of our final re-launch week contests are closed. I've e-mailed the winners and was hoping for a reply from them before posting. So far, no luck. (What? Do these people have jobs or something!? *grins*) When I get...Read More

Dykes on Bikes now have legal protection

Filed by Alex Blaze | July 13, 2007 | 2:18 PM | comments

From the NCLR: The San Francisco Women's Motorcycle Contingent announced today that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit issued a final ruling yesterday affirming the group's trademark of the name "DYKES ON BIKES." The Court of Appeals...Read More

Day 4: Where is Richardson's Apology

Filed by Lane Hudson | July 13, 2007 | 1:09 PM | comments

On Tuesday, I blogged about Bill Richardson using the Spanish equivalent of "faggot" on Don Imus' radio/television show. The background can be found here in an article by Chris Crain and Karen Ocamb. I'd like to add one point and...Read More

Fight the right: not each other

Filed by Guest Blogger | July 13, 2007 | 12:32 PM | comments

[EDITOR'S NOTE:] The following is a guest post by Michael Crawford. Michael is an African-American LGBT activist and blogger based in D.C. He has worked to advance LGBT civil rights at the national and state levels as a former staff...Read More


Coming attractions...

Filed by Bil Browning | July 13, 2007 | 11:40 AM | comments

Several of you have written privately or left comments on various posts wishing us well in our new format and have asked, "What's next? What else can you do?" While I told everyone to stay tuned, today I'm pleased to...Read More

Gay-merican Idol

Filed by Guest Blogger | July 13, 2007 | 10:42 AM | comments

[EDITOR'S NOTE:] The following is a guest post by Thomas Heald. Thomas is for many, "the Pridelets guy," author and editor of nearly 3000 different daily bite sized chunks of LGBTQ history. His Pridelets can be found at PageOneQ.com and...Read More

Bush Triangulates Himself

Filed by Storm Bear | July 13, 2007 | 8:59 AM | comments

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YGST: Russel Peters on gay Indians.

Filed by Bil Browning | July 13, 2007 | 7:50 AM | comments

Indian comedian Russel Peters talks about his father's reaction to the gay pride parade on TV....Read More


Homotextual: Michael Moore

Filed by Ed Team | July 13, 2007 | 7:01 AM | comments

“If you believe in equality, if you believe in standing up for the rights of all, especially for people most affected by bigotry and discrimination, then you have no choice but to be present and accounted for when it comes...Read More

A word from our sponsors...

Filed by Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore | July 13, 2007 | 4:55 AM | comments

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