July 16, 2007

Peter LaBarbera uses young man's death for cheap political points

Filed by Alex Blaze | July 16, 2007 | 10:16 PM | comments

Peter LaBarbera has really hit rock-bottom here. I'm not going to link to his latest tantrum because it'll just improve his Google rank, and fortunately Jim Burroway has put it all together on his blog. From Jim: Peter LaBarbera is...Read More

GLAAD ACTION ALERT: Transadvocate.com Is Worse than Randi Rhodes and Michael Savage Combined!

Filed by Marti Abernathey | July 16, 2007 | 5:59 PM | comments

I'm waiting for the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) to put out an action alert calling for a ban on Transadvocate.com. Why? Because I've asked them to advocate for the "T" in their mission statement with the same...Read More


The Real Jock debate

Filed by Bil Browning | July 16, 2007 | 5:34 PM | comments

Okay, contrary to popular belief around my homestead, I do occasionally listen to others. *grins* Several of you have written e-mails or left comments (or in Mattilda's case, posted) about the Real Jock ads that have been popping up all...Read More

Gloria Gaynor wants you to meet her friend, Jesus Christ

Filed by Bil Browning | July 16, 2007 | 4:21 PM | comments

Not Gloria Gaynor! She even has gay in her name! While she's real good people, I will not survive if even Gloria has hopped on the homophobe disco train. I'm goin' out of my head, Gloria, suddenly thinking you don't...Read More

A new corner of the blogosphere arrives...

Filed by Mike Rogers | July 16, 2007 | 3:59 PM | comments

The progressive gay blogosphere has arrived and the rest of the political world is cordially invited to take notice. The addition of former Senator Mike Gravel (D-AK) to the upcoming Democratic presidential candidate forum sponsored by the Human Rights Campaign...Read More

Rev Irene in USA Today hate crime ad

Filed by Bil Browning | July 16, 2007 | 2:20 PM | comments

To achieve change on behalf of the LGBTQ community, it's going to take all of us doing everything we can. The civil rights struggle of the 60s wasn't won by African-Americans sitting on their duffs and hoping someone would get...Read More

Watch out for the group marriage menace!

Filed by Alex Blaze | July 16, 2007 | 1:55 PM | comments

Just in case you didn't have enough to worry about, Elizabeth Marquardt gives you one more: GROUP MARRIAGE! Yes, as fewer and fewer people are getting married and are forming new living arrangements outside the bounds of Holy Matrimony, Marquardt...Read More

GOP presence at the NAACP presidential forum

Filed by Alex Blaze | July 16, 2007 | 11:51 AM | comments

After all that talk about the HRC/Logo debate last week, it's interesting to look at other social class specific debates that are happening. Here's a photo from the NAACP debate in Detroit last Thursday: That's Tom Tancredo standing all alone...Read More

Happy Monday from Buck!

Filed by Michael Buckley | July 16, 2007 | 11:37 AM | comments

Good News From Buck!...Read More

How the gay agenda is undermining the Republican Party.

Filed by Storm Bear | July 16, 2007 | 9:38 AM | comments

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Liberating Gender and Sexuality: Audio from the USSF

Filed by Jessica Hoffmann | July 16, 2007 | 9:16 AM | comments

Audio from the "Liberating Gender and Sexuality" plenary at last month's U.S. Social Forum is available here. Moderator: Suzanne Pharr Speakers: Andrea Smith, Mia Mingus, Loretta Ross, Imani Henry, and Betita Martinez (The plenary begins after a pre-show by participants...Read More

Violence Against African Lesbians, Now

Filed by Jessica Hoffmann | July 16, 2007 | 8:31 AM | comments

Go now: Read the discussions on violence against African lesbians and international queer solidarity in the wake of the murders of two South African lesbians last weekend at Black Looks and Women of Color Blog. Why are the international LGBT...Read More

The end of Pride

Filed by Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore | July 16, 2007 | 8:01 AM | comments

Joel Rozen called me the other day to interview me for a story he's writing for Creative Loafing in Sarasota, Florida about the fact that this year’s PrideFest was canceled by the organizers due to fears that it was becoming...Read More


Homotextual: Kanako Otsuji

Filed by Ed Team | July 16, 2007 | 7:08 AM | comments

"In Japan, you cannot say you are a lesbian. There are no lesbians among famous TV stars or other celebrities, so I didn't think there were any in this country at all, and this filled me with doubt. I decided...Read More

YGST: Trans friendly bank ad

Filed by Alex Blaze | July 16, 2007 | 6:09 AM | comments

Here's a pro-trans ad from Argentina's Provencia Bank. I'm loving the thick Argentine accents waxing sentimental in a small ranch town over a carved ballerina. Text in English at Blabbeando....Read More