August 5, 2008

Disturbing Video: The Law Is "Supposed To Discriminate" Against Gays

Filed by Nadine Smith | August 05, 2008 | 10:00 PM | comments

Florida State Rep. Darryl Rouson says he didn't remember calling gay people immoral during a television program in 2006 or describing them as unfit to adopt children. He did not remember saying this: "I think it's wrong to allow adoptions...Read More

When the Sunday funnies aren't so funny.....

Filed by Cathy Renna | August 05, 2008 | 6:00 PM | comments

Recently, my daughter and I revived a tradition of mine from when I was little - reading the Sunday comics together. As a child, I would crawl into my Dad's lap - or into my parents' bed if they were...Read More


The blogosphere goes nuts over Evan Bayh

Filed by Bil Browning | August 05, 2008 | 5:00 PM | comments

Wow - what a day yesterday! As a blogger, I have to say it was one of my best. Our best. The best, in fact. Most of you know that I also blog at the Huffington Post. I crossposted my...Read More

One Olsen Twin Too Far.

Filed by Abigail Hannon | August 05, 2008 | 4:45 PM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch MaryKate Olsen wants immunity to testify in the Heath Ledger death inquiry. Abigail has her own ideas....Read More

Fundies Get Ready for the "Armageddon of the Culture War"

Filed by Waymon Hudson | August 05, 2008 | 4:00 PM | comments

According to Right Wing Watch, pastors gathered earlier this week at more than 200 sites throughout California, Arizona, and Florida to be pushed by national Religious Right leaders like Tony Perkins, Harry Jackson, Maggie Gallagher, and Chuck Colson and others...Read More

Ex's as Friends

Filed by Michele O'Mara | August 05, 2008 | 3:00 PM | comments

We are madly in love, love at first sight. We have been together 5 years. Her ex...she says its not romantic, but she constantly sees her ex, goes to dinner, calls every day. When I have not been home...Read More

Obama Calls for Full Vote for Florida Delegates

Filed by Waymon Hudson | August 05, 2008 | 3:00 PM | comments

Barack Obama sent a letter to Democratic Party leaders asking they give a full vote to the Florida and Michigan delegates. In the letter to the Democratic National Convention's Credentials Committee, Obama says: As a candidate for the nomination, I...Read More

An attempt at intimacy but it just ends up making me sad again

Filed by Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore | August 05, 2008 | 2:00 PM | comments

Okay, so you might remember that I'm trying to regain a sense of hope in my own sexuality and no, it's not working , but what I've been trying lately is to engage every so often in these silly internet...Read More

White Racism and Barack Obama

Filed by Robert Ganshorn | August 05, 2008 | 1:00 PM | comments

Ordinarily I am pretty happy to delete stuff in my inbox without comment to the sender if I think that it is just junk that has been forwarded to death. I even had a YouTube forwarding session/intervention with one friend...Read More

Meditations on Parenting and Anger, Part II

Filed by Paige Schilt | August 05, 2008 | 12:00 PM | comments

Editor's Note: This is part one of a four part series from Bilerico Contributor Paige Schilt about parenting, anger, and attachment. Read part one and be sure to come back all week for the rest of the series! In Which...Read More

EQCA Raises Over $1.6 Million in 15 Minutes to Fight Antigay Ballot Initiative

Filed by Karen Ocamb | August 05, 2008 | 11:00 AM | comments

Updated with correction about LIFE Lobby: They came pumped and ready to give. They knew what was at stake and they wanted to be part of history. And by the end of the 15 minutes allotted to fundraising Saturday night...Read More

Poll: What Should Be the Top LGBT Issue?

Filed by Michael Crawford | August 05, 2008 | 10:00 AM | comments

There is a strong chance that Barack Obama will be the next president of the U.S. and that the Democrats will increase their majorities in both the House and Senate. This increases the chances of passage of one or more...Read More

Religious Right Targets Transgender Community

Filed by Steve Ralls | August 05, 2008 | 9:00 AM | comments

This morning's Washington Examiner includes a front-page story about the effort in Montgomery County, Maryland, to roll back legal protections for the transgender community. Right-wing groups, the paper reports, are pushing a November ballot initiative to repeal a measure that...Read More


Robert Novak retires his pen

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

"The details are being worked out with the doctors this week, but the tentative plan is for radiation and chemotherapy." -- Robert Novak, quitting his regular political column after his recent diagnosis of a brain tumor. Novak described the situation...Read More

Making some bread

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

iPhone users: Click to watch Suddenly I want to go back in time twenty years and make bread. Lots of it....Read More