August 27, 2007

But Larry Craig is not someone else, this isn't another planet, and I'm not a bigger person

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 27, 2007 | 10:54 PM | comments

Bil broke the story earlier tonight that Larry Craig, a Republican Senator from Idaho, was arrested in the Minneapolis/St. Paul airport in a men's room. He pleaded guilty, paid a $500 fine, and is serving a year's probation. But what...Read More

Larry Craig's statement

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 27, 2007 | 10:43 PM | comments

Larry Craig's full response to being charged with lewd conduct and violating privacy: Idaho Senator Larry Craig made the following statement in response to the Roll Call story this afternoon: "At the time of this incident, I complained to the...Read More

What is it with Republican politicians and bathrooms?

Filed by Bil Browning | August 27, 2007 | 6:20 PM | comments

Kudos to contributor Mike Rogers who first outed Senator Larry Craig on BlogACTIVE last year. At the time the republican from Idaho denied everything. Today, Roll Call is reporting that the not-so-good Senator was busted in June trying to score...Read More

Is High School Musical 2 "Gay"?

Filed by Brent Hartinger | August 27, 2007 | 5:32 PM | comments

Maybe the answer is self-evident, given that High School Musical 2 is set, well, in the world of high school musicals. And the movies also includes the character of Ryan, Sharpay's sharply dressed, choreographically gifted brother. But is Ryan gay?...Read More

The CA AG's 2 arguments against same-sex marriage

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 27, 2007 | 4:39 PM | comments

From the Bay Area Review: In briefs filed with the state Supreme Court this summer two new legal arguments have emerged in the ongoing battle over same-sex marriage. San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera, in briefs filed August 17, is...Read More

Fear of gay blood

Filed by Guest Blogger | August 27, 2007 | 1:28 PM | comments

[EDITOR'S NOTE:] This guest post comes to us from anonymous blogger, Scott-O-Rama. Scott describes himself as "a late 30's-something GAY man in Phoenix, Arizona who has too many opinions and too much time on his hands, so I decided to...Read More

The Evolution of the Federal Marriage Amendment: The POTUS and A Primer Part III

Filed by Don Sherfick | August 27, 2007 | 11:00 AM | comments

In the first two posts on of marriage versus civil unions here, and here, I've talked a little about the fact that marriage is almost exclusively a state matter, and how the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) was enacted out...Read More

Maybe Lucky needs a new name

Filed by Bil Browning | August 27, 2007 | 10:34 AM | comments

A few of you have written in to ask me how our new dog, Lucky, has been getting along after his surgery. (See this post for more of the back story.) You might remember this was where we left the...Read More

Going on the air

Filed by Bil Browning | August 27, 2007 | 10:00 AM | comments

I'm getting ready to go on air with Republican Indianapolis City-County Councilor Ike Randolph on WIBC News Talk Radio in Indianapolis. Ike screwed our community over during the fight for a human rights ordinance and I have proof. You won't...Read More

Gonzales gone, watch where you step.

Filed by Storm Bear | August 27, 2007 | 9:09 AM | comments

click to enlarge From CNN: Embattled U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales has resigned, senior administration officials told CNN Monday. President Bush will likely nominate Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff to the position, senior administration officials said. Clay Johnson, deputy...Read More


Oh my!

Filed by Guest Blogger | August 27, 2007 | 8:27 AM | comments

[EDITOR'S NOTE:] This entry is a guest post by Melissa McEwan. Melissa is the blog mistress behind Shakesville and one of my first blogger friends. She did the graphic design for our recently remodeled site too, and after all the...Read More

Michael Moore's Sodomobile

Filed by Bil Browning | August 27, 2007 | 7:04 AM | comments

Michael Moore's old television show took on gay rights the year after Matthew Sheppard was murdered. He interviews Fred "Dog Vomit" Phelps and crosses the country in the a bright pink bus called "The Sodomobile." Truly, you have got...Read More

What's a queer political issue?

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 27, 2007 | 6:34 AM | comments

I got into an interesting discussion with Jim Burroway over at Box Turtle Bulletin in the comments last week about what exactly constitutes an "LGBT issue". The list of possible lists is seemingly endless - from the absolute expansiveness of...Read More


Homotextual: Jasmyne Cannick

Filed by Ed Team | August 27, 2007 | 6:06 AM | comments

We here at conducted an informal poll of our visitors on what they felt was more important between two choices: Michael Vick and dogfighting and R. Kelly having sex with minors. Well, we are pleased to announce the results...Read More