July 10, 2008

Welcome to the neighborhood: Indy cop gets shot

Filed by Bil Browning | July 10, 2008 | 10:45 PM | comments

I've been blogging repeatedly about the overwhelming crime problem plaguing my neighborhood. When our car was stolen or when the windows were smashed out, I knew crime was up all across the city. After having a gun stuck in my...Read More

Our winners this week so far

Filed by Bil Browning | July 10, 2008 | 7:30 PM | comments

I thought I'd do a quick shout-out to the winners of our various birthday presents so far this week: 3 Books by contributors and a 3 month membership to Chemistry.com Kersten M of Syracuse, NY and Andi V of San...Read More

McCain really does equal Bush

Filed by Sara Whitman | July 10, 2008 | 6:30 PM | comments

McCain campaign takes on a Democracy Superhero Librarian... iPhone users: Click to watch...Read More

Should Gays Move Back to City: Are gas prices affecting your life in the suburbs?

Filed by Nina Smith | July 10, 2008 | 5:30 PM | comments

"Remorse goes to sleep during a prosperous period and wakes up in adversity." - Jean-Jacques Rousseau Awhile back, a journalist was looking for stories from Queercents readers experiencing buyer's remorse in the wake of higher gas prices. He wanted to...Read More

Abi & Teech

Filed by Abigail Hannon | July 10, 2008 | 4:45 PM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch another special tutoring session with the spanish teacher who has a thing for the new-look abigail. head to www.abigailsxratedteendiary.com for more :)...Read More

Saddle up for Big Brother 10's gay contestant

Filed by Bil Browning | July 10, 2008 | 4:30 PM | comments

For those of you just joining us, I have a fascination with CBS's Big Brother. During last winter's hastily thrown together edition, I discovered gay contestant Neil Garcia's naked pics on MySpace shortly before he left the show and blogged...Read More

Note To McCain: Viagra is not a weapons system

Filed by Storm Bear | July 10, 2008 | 3:30 PM | comments

click to enlarge That thing... that thing right there, by your foot, it is my jaw... "I certainly do not want to discuss that issue," the Arizona senator said aboard his "Straight Talk Express" bus in Ohio when asked...Read More

Four Reasons to "Get Smart"

Filed by Serena Freewomyn | July 10, 2008 | 3:30 PM | comments

Looking for something to do this weekend? I highly recommend checking out the movie "Get Smart." Trust me - it's totally worth the cost of the movie ticket. The first reason to see "Get Smart" is Steve Carell. I'm a...Read More

Harassment open thread

Filed by Alex Blaze | July 10, 2008 | 2:30 PM | comments

Just yesterday someone yelled the French equivalent of "faggot" at Alberto and me from their car, and it got me to thinking about how homophobic and transphobic harassment still occurs in 2008. I really thought that it was mostly over,...Read More

Maureen Dowd... on marriage?

Filed by Alex Blaze | July 10, 2008 | 1:30 PM | comments

Instead of actually writing a column this week, Maureen Dowd just pulled some marriage advice from a priest. Talk about phoning it in. Father Pat Connor, a 79-year-old Catholic priest born in Australia and based in Bordentown, N.J., has spent...Read More

Gay man sues Bible publishers

Filed by Alex Blaze | July 10, 2008 | 12:00 PM | comments

Here's an interesting item. Bradley Fowler, a gay man, is suing two Bible publishers for mistranslating the Bible and causing him "demoralization, chaos and bewilderment." The lawsuits also blames the publishers for causing "me or anyone who is a homosexual...Read More

A Bad Prescription for Don't Ask, Don't Tell

Filed by Guest Blogger | July 10, 2008 | 11:00 AM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Dixon Osburn is Co-founder and former Executive Director of Servicemembers Legal Defense Network. The Palm Center at the University of California Santa Barbara this week published a new report by a "study group" of four flag...Read More

McDonald's stuff: Peter LaBarbera's not up on AFA talking points, is a pretty terrible parent

Filed by Alex Blaze | July 10, 2008 | 9:00 AM | comments

Peter LaBarbera isn't paying attention to the AFA. He wrote up a whole post about why he's joining the boycott of McDonald's, and he links to info found on HRC's Corporate Equality Index: For those not playing along at home...Read More


Obama hasn't moved to the center

Filed by Ed Team | July 10, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

"The people who say this haven't apparently been listening to me.... You're not going to agree with me on 100 percent of what I think, but don't assume that if I don't agree with you on something that it must...Read More

Putting a condom on Jesse

Filed by Bil Browning | July 10, 2008 | 7:00 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch What a great way to remember hateful bigot Jesse Helms. When I heard that TAG had put a condom on Helms' house, I laughed out loud. He was deadlier than the virus......Read More