April 14, 2008

Believe Nothing....

Filed by Donna Rose | April 14, 2008 | 10:45 PM | comments

My father was a wise man. Of course, I never gave him credit for that when I was growing up (or while he was still alive so he could savor the satisfaction of "I told you so") - it's only...Read More

Sally Kern: Called Out by Clergy

Filed by Steve Ralls | April 14, 2008 | 9:15 PM | comments

The following is an op-ed from Rev. Loyce Newton-Edwards, president of PFLAG Oklahoma City, which appeared over the weekend in the Oklahoma Observer. Archbishop Desmond Tutu once observed that, "You don't choose your family. They are God's gift to you,...Read More


Free Spotlight 2008 tickets!

Filed by Bil Browning | April 14, 2008 | 7:30 PM | comments

I love having a local blog again. It's time to start giving away the local freebies! *grins* This time around I have two pairs of tickets to Spotlight 2008: One Night, One Stage, One Reason at Clowes Memorial Hall on...Read More

Phoenix Pride: Hot or Not?

Filed by Serena Freewomyn | April 14, 2008 | 5:00 PM | comments

I just got back from Phoenix Pride. And let me say, what a bust! The only thing this event had going for it in the hot category was the 90 degree heat! There wasn't any shade, not even in the...Read More

Poor Words for the Poor

Filed by Sara Whitman | April 14, 2008 | 1:00 PM | comments

I think someone stuck their foot in their mouth the other day. And it was covered in the New York Times, Boston Globe, LA Times, Washington Post, and many many more. Campaigning in Pennsylvania, he said voters, bitter over their...Read More

Black History: The Native Americans

Filed by Storm Bear | April 14, 2008 | 12:23 PM | comments

click to enlarge The first Native American group encountered by Christopher Columbus were the Island Arawaks (more properly called the Taino) of Boriquen (Puerto Rico), the (Quisqueya) of the Dominican Republic, and the Cubanacan (of Cuba). It has been...Read More

The bridal shower dilemma

Filed by Bil Browning | April 14, 2008 | 11:45 AM | comments

Former contributor Melissa Williams posted this back in November 2006, but I thought it would make a great open thread for today. Melissa is bisexual and talks about gendered activities like bridal showers. What are your thoughts on events like...Read More

Orentlicher campaign launches first television ad

Filed by Bil Browning | April 14, 2008 | 10:58 AM | comments

The David Orentlicher campaign has released their first television ad for the primary election. It's a cute ad that highlights David's experience as a doctor and a state legislator while poking at how often people butcher his last name. His...Read More

You Tube Change Is Good! "It's Up To Us!"

Filed by Michael Buckley | April 14, 2008 | 10:00 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch BuckHollywood has bonus vlogs everyday!! All my American Idol videos are over there too! DISCLAIMER: Most of the time I am kidding. Get over it. My videos are meant to be fun and transformative. Do...Read More

The Larry Craig Vice-Presidency: My Credibility Challenged

Filed by Don Sherfick | April 14, 2008 | 9:00 AM | comments

The message from my TBP Managing Editor was terse, and couldn't have been clearer: "Your 'Larry Craig as John McCain's Vice-Presidential running mate' item and its follow-up have lost all credibility with our readers. We trust that you will use...Read More

Republican Did Not Rape, But Had Lots of Gay Sex on Tape

Filed by Michael Crawford | April 14, 2008 | 7:40 AM | comments

It has been clear for a long time that Republicans are far more obsessed with gay sex than any of us card-carrying, militant homosexuals. In the light of day, Republicans foam at the mouth about The Gay Agenda to destroy...Read More


Small town bitterness

Filed by Ed Team | April 14, 2008 | 7:35 AM | comments

"You go into some of these small towns in Pennsylvania, and like a lot of small towns in the Midwest, the jobs have been gone now for 25 years and nothing's replaced them. And it's not surprising then they get...Read More

The G-Spot for Planned Parenthood

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 14, 2008 | 7:18 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch Let's learn about reproduction, folks, and consider some straight and bi outreach. Here's an edutaining video made by Flicker Lab for Planned Parenthood to help empower people to take control of baby-making. It's scientific style...Read More