June 26, 2008

3 Simple Rules for Politicians

Filed by Bil Browning | June 26, 2008 | 7:30 PM | comments

I've been around a lot of politicians in my day. Whether City Councilors, County officials, state legislators or Congress members, there are some basic rules that transcend the status of the office when it comes to gay rights. After spending...Read More

Corporate Accountability: An Uptick? Some Reasons?

Filed by Dustin Kight | June 26, 2008 | 6:30 PM | comments

Yesterday afternoon Family Equality Council released a statement from Executive Director Jennifer Chrisler on the state of our talks with TiVo, Inc. For the past three weeks, we have encouraged our supporters, their families and friends to contact TiVo and...Read More

Marriage Bill Fails to Pass AZ Senate

Filed by Serena Freewomyn | June 26, 2008 | 5:30 PM | comments

Just a quick update on the marriage bill that was working its way through the Arizona state legislature. Yesterday the SCR-1042 failed to pass by 14-11, with 5 members not participating in the vote. In order to pass, 16 senators...Read More

They're melting! Oh, they're melting!

Filed by Alex Blaze | June 26, 2008 | 4:30 PM | comments

Barack Obama spoke about the separation of church and state two years ago: iPhone users: Click to watch James Dobson's upset because an on whole pretty-pro-Christian speech said that you can't just point to a page in the Bible, interpret...Read More

Some Quick Thoughts About The Congressional Hearing...

Filed by Rebecca Juro | June 26, 2008 | 3:30 PM | comments

It ended about ten minutes ago as I write this, and I have to say I was, for the most part, impressed. At some points, even proud. Opening statements made by Tammy Baldwin and Barney Frank were both powerful and...Read More

Oil vs Ice

Filed by Storm Bear | June 26, 2008 | 3:10 PM | comments

click to enlarge Thankfully, California is doing something about global warming. California outlined for the first time the largest U.S. attempt to regulate greenhouse gases blamed for global warming, calling for the creation of a new emissions- trading program...Read More

When secrecy becomes habit

Filed by Guest Blogger | June 26, 2008 | 2:30 PM | comments

Editors' note: Rob Barton is a happily married father of five who works as a musician and owns a private music school in a small town in Mass. He also teaches martial arts. He is active with numerous LGBT organizations...Read More

Otter Fashion

Filed by Eric Leven | June 26, 2008 | 1:30 PM | comments

Oh yeah- It's a movement. Just when you thought you had all the names and subcultures of the bear community down pat some dude in LA comes up with a fashion line and we have to tag one more to...Read More

The Onion goes all gay

Filed by Alex Blaze | June 26, 2008 | 12:30 PM | comments

Cathy Renna sent me a link to The Onion going all Pride this week. Most of the stories are kinda old, but they're still pretty funny: Vatican spokesman Joaquin Navarro-Valls said Monday that metrosexuality, the trend of heterosexual men co-opting...Read More

McCain meets (in private) with Log Cabin Republicans

Filed by Pam Spaulding | June 26, 2008 | 11:30 AM | comments

In a get-together not on McSame's public schedule, he met with members of the Log Cabin Republicans. Gee, why wasn't this a big public event -- you know, to help educate the rest of the LGBT community about John McCain...Read More

This will send the right wing over the edge

Filed by Bil Browning | June 26, 2008 | 10:00 AM | comments

There's nothing as American as Budweiser. We know from the commercials that it's made in "St. Louis, Missouri;" the red, white and blue labeled brew is the most popular beer in the nation. Our extremely patriotic President, however, has let...Read More

John McCain vogues!

Filed by Alex Blaze | June 26, 2008 | 9:00 AM | comments

Someone edited John McCain's head delivering that awful, awful, awful speech (OMG, that was a bad speech) into Madonna's classic video for Vogue. It's pretty awesome....Read More

Note to McCain Youth Voter Drive - Dr. No was 46 years ago

Filed by Storm Bear | June 26, 2008 | 8:00 AM | comments

click to enlarge When McCain was running for office eight years ago, he constantly used a film reference when on the campaign trail. He called himself "Luke Skywalker" running through the Deathstar. Star Wars came out 31 years ago...Read More


Gay mayonnaise ad gets pulled

Filed by Ed Team | June 26, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

"We're shocked that an innocuous ad should have been withdrawn in this way. I can't imagine that Heinz would respond to protests about black people featuring in their adverts. Our phones have not stopped ringing with supporters who are deeply...Read More

John McCain's Pride Month message

Filed by Bil Browning | June 26, 2008 | 7:00 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch Since John McCain's campaign hasn't put out a Pride Month message, Stonewall Democrats thought they'd help him out a little bit. After all, surely it was just an oversight. Right? Right?...Read More