January 28, 2008

LGBT Democratic Response to the State of the Union Address

Filed by Guest Blogger | January 28, 2008 | 10:05 PM | comments

[EDITOR'S NOTE:] This guest post is from Jon Hoadley, Executive Director of the National Stonewall Democrats. Jon is responding to this evening's State of the Union address by President Bush. For eight years, we’ve heard President Bush report on the...Read More

Indiana's SJR7: The "Marriage Protection Amendment" really ISN'T over until it's over AND WHY!

Filed by Don Sherfick | January 28, 2008 | 5:10 PM | comments

Today Representative Eric Turner, ranking Republican on the Indiana House Rules and Legislative Policy Committee, filed a amendment to House Joint Resolution No. 1 (HJR1) a proposed constitutional amendment concerning property taxes. While I have not examined every detail, it...Read More

The Color Line Is a GLBT Issue, Too

Filed by Monica Roberts | January 28, 2008 | 3:50 PM | comments

A century ago W.E.B. Du Bois once stated 'that the problem of the twentieth century will be the problem of the color line'. He was not only dead on target with his assessment, but eight years into the twenty-first century...Read More

Identity Pluralism, Pt. 2

Filed by Terrance Heath | January 28, 2008 | 3:11 PM | comments

When I started writing this series, I knew that some time would pass between posts and that—given the nature of the blogosphere—what I'm writing about here might not be news anymore and that people would have moved on. Especially after...Read More

Don't expect health care reform in 2009

Filed by Alex Blaze | January 28, 2008 | 3:07 PM | comments

For all the talk of health care this time around, the New England Journal of Medicine is warning us that American health care isn't in crisis in any way that would translate into substantive reform. The argument responds to the...Read More

Ladies, gentlemen, and others, I present to you: The BIG MO' Candy Bar!

Filed by Gina de Vries | January 28, 2008 | 2:40 PM | comments

Looking at this, you'd think that queers made it, right? Nope. This is courtesy of our good friends over at that bastion of macho posturing and repressed homosexual longing, NASCAR. A breeze through the Palmer Company's Press Release makes...Read More

Out for justice: Politics be damned

Filed by Kate Kendell | January 28, 2008 | 12:45 PM | comments

Late last week, former Vice President and Nobel Laureate Al Gore posted a video on Current TV, where he very matter-of-factly said, “The loyalty and love that two people feel for one another when they fall in love ought to...Read More

Sak vide pas kanpe

Filed by Alex Blaze | January 28, 2008 | 11:39 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch video in YouTube App Several weeks ago Waymon and I got into a comments discussion about the origins of homophobia. It's a big question and one I hope our community activist and media folks, as...Read More

I Marry My Dog! Kids Hate Clowns! Tisdale's New Nose & MORE!

Filed by Michael Buckley | January 28, 2008 | 10:43 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch video in YouTube App Eddie Murphy - damn that was fast! GOOD FOR HIM! Ashley Tisdale's new nose! She looks the same, right?! LOL Matthew M is a gonna be a daddy (STOKED) Oh and...Read More

The last SJR7 hearing: some unreal remarks at a "non-event"

Filed by Don Sherfick | January 28, 2008 | 9:49 AM | comments

Whether or not I testified at a non-event last Thursday morning before the Indiana Senate Judiciary Committee against SJR-7 (the so-called "Indiana Marriage Protection Amendment") may be a valid point of debate, I guess. Gary Welsh of Advance Indiana would...Read More

John Edwards will gain once Hillary drives off the road.

Filed by Storm Bear | January 28, 2008 | 8:52 AM | comments

click to enlarge As we all know by now, the outcome of the South Carolina democratic primary was an earthquake and the fault line went right through the Clinton campaign. Race was a factor in this campaign and was...Read More

For He is the Glory Hole & the Light

Filed by Bil Browning | January 28, 2008 | 8:45 AM | comments

It's time for another episode of "Caption This!" This pic comes to us via Pandagon, from whom I have stolen my spectacularly awesome headline. *grins* Even better? The name of the file is: "Turn Jesus On." Seriously. Don't you just...Read More


Ray Jencar: The Turtle

Filed by Ed Team | January 28, 2008 | 7:32 AM | comments

There once was a man who carried his house on his back. He carried it with him everywhere he went. He hated to leave anything behind and besides there were many things that wouldn't fit inside his pockets. So every...Read More

Because they're such good dancers

Filed by Bil Browning | January 28, 2008 | 7:09 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch video in YouTube App How dare you insinuate I like this video for pervy reasons. I love the, uh, movement of the dance. Yeah, yeah! That's the ticket! That's why I keep watching this. Yeah!...Read More