May 5, 2008

The Big Interview

Filed by Abigail Hannon | May 05, 2008 | 10:30 PM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch Abigail is interviewed by a huge web celeb. Head to for more!...Read More

Book review: Valuing all families

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 05, 2008 | 6:00 PM | comments

Nancy D. Polikoff Beyond (Gay and Straight) Marriage: Valuing All Families under the Law Beacon Press, 2008 Law professor Nancy Polikoff argues in Beyond (Gay and Straight) Marriage: Valuing All Families under the Law that marriage and the rights currently...Read More

Mildred Loving of Loving v. Virginia passes away

Filed by Pam Spaulding | May 05, 2008 | 5:00 PM | comments

Those of us eagerly waiting for the day when same-sex marriage is finally legalized across the land owe a debt of gratitude to Mildred Loving, whose 1967 case (Loving v. Virginia) resulted in a landmark Supreme Court decision that broke...Read More

Uh oh

Filed by Mercedes Allen | May 05, 2008 | 3:30 PM | comments

Editors' note: Frequent guest blogger Mercedes Allen looks at who's in charge of deciding the fate of Gender Identity Disorder in the DSM-IV. A short time ago, I'd discussed the movement to have "Gender Identity Disorder" (GID, a.k.a. "Gender Dysphoria")...Read More

Health care on paper only

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 05, 2008 | 2:30 PM | comments

The NY Times has an article up about the state of health care in the US, specifically for the insured, or, more precisely, the insured-on-paper-only: Mr. Corbin said that under their employer's health plan, he and his co-workers are now...Read More

Is Obama Gay?

Filed by Serena Freewomyn | May 05, 2008 | 1:30 PM | comments

When will Obama come out of the closet? Based on his recent Letterman Top Ten responses, I'm starting to think I was right about Obama's secret rendezvous with John Edwards. "My first act as President will be to stop the...Read More

Same Pearls, No Wisdom

Filed by Steve Ralls | May 05, 2008 | 12:30 PM | comments

PFLAG broke the story last week about right-wing activist Elaine Donnelly's latest attack on the military. Her new website, disparaging the service of LGBT Americans and petitioning Congress to continue firing those who bravely sign up for duty, called for...Read More


Did you hear about the fool who bought an AM radio?

Filed by Bil Browning | May 05, 2008 | 12:00 PM | comments

It took him three weeks to figure out he could listen to it at night. *badum ching!* That's why I'm going on the Michelangelo Signorile show on Sirius OutQ this afternoon at 4:30pm EST. His listeners are no fools! If...Read More

What Hillary's Umbrella Is Protecting

Filed by Storm Bear | May 05, 2008 | 11:27 AM | comments

click to enlarge Today's commentary is light because it is my birthday and I am relaxing today! w00t! Anyway, a tiny bit of commentary I guess. Hillary's nuclear umbrella bothers me. What are we protecting besides oil with her...Read More

Yesterday Was A Good B-Day

Filed by Monica Roberts | May 05, 2008 | 11:00 AM | comments

Yesterday was another Cuatro De Mayo celebration, AKA my birthday. As usual it was an interesting weekend. I was born during the Kennedy Administration at 10:45 PM CDT on this day in H-town's Third Ward. At this point in my...Read More

Deborah Jeane Palfrey, murdered by whom?

Filed by Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore | May 05, 2008 | 10:00 AM | comments

Oh, no -- I just heard (from Gina) that Deborah Jeane Palfrey (known as the DC Madam for the escort service she ran that included all sorts of noxious politicos on its client list) allegedly killed herself two weeks after...Read More

Television, telegraph, telephone, telebil

Filed by Bil Browning | May 05, 2008 | 9:15 AM | comments

So what've you been hearing right before the primaries? You know me, I love to gossip. Here's what I've got. How about you? I hear the party has pretty much given up on Schellinger. Jill Long Thompson's election night celebration...Read More

Pikachu Peekaboo caption this

Filed by Bil Browning | May 05, 2008 | 8:30 AM | comments

I can't wait to see what captions Projectors come up with for this one. You just have to wonder what company executive gave this idea a thumbs up, eh? The floor is yours... Shortly after the Japanese government recognized Pokemon...Read More


Holy water on tap here

Filed by Ed Team | May 05, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

"As Maude is my witness, all I can think of are [examples] that surely wouldn't be Jebus approved. Watering houseplants for example. If you have a live tree for christmas, keeping it hydrated with holy water might counteract some of...Read More

Life on a Senate campaign

Filed by Bil Browning | May 05, 2008 | 7:00 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch New Jersey Blogger Jay Lassiter takes us along for a day in the Rob Andrews campaign....Read More