May 20, 2008

A fleeting moment of democracy for California's same-sex couples

Filed by Rev Irene Monroe | May 20, 2008 | 6:00 PM | comments

I have learned as both a pastor and as a member belonging to several minority groups- African-American, women and lesbian- that a popular opinion on an issue does not always reflect the right choice. Too often, the right choice and...Read More

Oh my

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 20, 2008 | 4:00 PM | comments

I'm kinda weirded out over the huge response around the internet to my post this past Saturday about how I'm going to make a list of all the media folks and pundits calling Obama a faggot, either directly or indirectly....Read More

California, Homophobia, and the Living Rebuttal

Filed by Tyrion Lannister | May 20, 2008 | 3:11 PM | comments

As I've written before, I generally place anti-gay marriage arguments into one of two camps. The first camp starts with the assumption that gay sex is sinful. Therefore, this line of reasoning continues, the state is justified in doing whatever...Read More

Preserving my domestic tranquility: What the next day means

Filed by Don Sherfick | May 20, 2008 | 3:00 PM | comments

The only plausible connection to the subject matter of this post to the GLBT community discourse has to do with peace in my own particular same-sex household. My beloved and I have long been at odds over what "Next Monday,...Read More

St. Alf's Science Fair

Filed by Kate Clinton | May 20, 2008 | 2:00 PM | comments

Faster than you can say, "CA Supreme Court overturns ban on gay marriage," his Extreme Slippery Slopeheadedness, Pope Benedict had an announcement to make. Barely taking the time to translate it from the Latin, in that oddly high voice, the...Read More

This Is Our Love Story

Filed by Steve Ralls | May 20, 2008 | 1:00 PM | comments

It's impossible not to have at least a little bit of a crush on Calpernia Addams. The star of LOGO's recent reality series Transamerican Love Story and the subject of Showtime's haunting film Soldier's Girl, Calpernia is the epitome of...Read More

Almost every trope of sexism

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 20, 2008 | 12:00 PM | comments

Watch this video about McCain: iPhone users: Click to watch Consider it in conjunction with pretty much the Platonic ideal of the gendered political narrative I was talking about this weekend (Democratic men are prissy, women in politics are bitches,...Read More

We'll never be able to imagine

Filed by Bil Browning | May 20, 2008 | 11:00 AM | comments

Keep in mind, we're still occupying Afghanistan; nominally, we're in charge. BushCo should be deeply ashamed. Go read the story and let's remember that this still happens. "I would lie to my family and say I bought them food from...Read More

Mr. Sulu is Getting Married

Filed by Michael Crawford | May 20, 2008 | 10:00 AM | comments

Waymon wrote about Ellen DeGeneres' announcement that she and the gorgeous Portia di Rossi are getting married. Now comes word that George Takei (a.k.a Mr. Sulu) and his partner of more than 21 years Brad Altman are going to marry...Read More

For Memorial Day, have you helped a soldier?

Filed by Storm Bear | May 20, 2008 | 9:08 AM | comments

click to enlarge Until the Bush administration approves of the new VA benefits package there are ways you can help the troops. As some of you may know, I founded Books For Soldiers, a 501(c)(3) non-profit that sends books,...Read More

Four not-gay politics videos

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 20, 2008 | 8:30 AM | comments

Mike Huckabee speaks to the NRA and jokes about Obama being shot (via JMG): iPhone users: Click to watch Going in front of a group of (I'm going to guess mostly white) gun fanatics and joking about shooting a prominent...Read More


Geraldine Ferraro is still bitter

Filed by Ed Team | May 20, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

"I think Obama was terribly sexist." -- Former Vice Presidential candidate Geraldine Ferraro on why she might not vote for Barack Obama if he is the eventual nominee. Mrs. Ferraro clashed with the Obama campaign after making racially insensitive remarks...Read More

As Only the Young Can Truly Describe

Filed by Sara Whitman | May 20, 2008 | 7:00 AM | comments

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