September 11, 2008

Thoughts On 9/11

Filed by Rebecca Juro | September 11, 2008 | 7:00 PM | comments

For once, this post has nothing to do with being transgender, LGBT rights, or anything related to those topics, or at least it didn't used to. In 1980, I was 18 years old and living in Manhattan. That summer, I...Read More

Got tested for HIV

Filed by Bo Shuff | September 11, 2008 | 6:00 PM | comments

Two weeks ago I did something for the first time that I should have done much earlier and many times since. Sean and I went to King's Island for their Annual Pride Night. The Cincinnati Gay and Lesbian Community Center...Read More

City of Miami passes resolution against Amendment 2

Filed by Waymon Hudson | September 11, 2008 | 4:00 PM | comments

The City of Miami has just passed a resolution opposing Amendment 2, which it rightly calls: a constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage, civil unions, and domestic partnership benefits... Readers may recall that Miami-Dade County recently passed a domestic partnership registry,...Read More

Book Review: Out and Proud in Chicago

Filed by Yasmin Nair | September 11, 2008 | 4:00 PM | comments

I grew up as a postmodern queer; the very question of being "out" often seems irrelevant. So, when I heard about Out and Proud in Chicago, I wondered: What could I possibly find interesting about the times when people actually...Read More

California Family Council's leader gets rich off his organization

Filed by Alex Blaze | September 11, 2008 | 3:00 PM | comments

Looks like some California homophobes have been caught with their hands in the piggy bank: Since 2003, the public has given the Riverside, Calif.-based California Family Council (CFC) nearly $3 million to support charitable work that the organizations says "protects...Read More

A Short Poem About Love

Filed by Abigail Hannon | September 11, 2008 | 2:00 PM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch A poem about unrequited love. Sort of. Head here for more!...Read More

$10 sex you will never forget

Filed by Father Tony | September 11, 2008 | 2:00 PM | comments

Hello, I read about you first on and now more regularly on Bilerico. I visited your farmboyz blog today and read "The Pepsi Challenge". I am surely dense on this but can you tell me what is that...Read More


Michael Kimmel: Is there a Gay "Guyland"?

Filed by Jason Tseng | September 11, 2008 | 1:00 PM | comments

Michael Kimmel, a leading sociologist and scholar in the study of masculinity, recently released his new book, Guyland: The Perilous World Where Boys Become Men. In his latest work, Kimmel investigates "Guyland," a new development stage in young men's lives that...Read More

Christine Quinn on What's at Stake in This Election

Filed by Michael Crawford | September 11, 2008 | 12:00 PM | comments

Christine Quinn, Speaker of the New York City Council, talks about the importance of the LGBT community and our friends and family supporting Sen. Barack Obama for president. Quinn is the first woman and the first open lesbian to hold...Read More

Montgomery County ballot victory more important than it looks

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

Editors' note: Nan D. Hunter is a professor of law at Georgetown University Law Center. Her scholarship focuses on health law and state regulation of gender and sexuality. She's the author of Sexuality, Gender and the Law, and blogs at...Read More

Please consider writing your own letter about "biological sex"

Filed by Gina de Vries | September 11, 2008 | 10:00 AM | comments

Dear Cassandra, My name is Gina de Vries. I am writing because I am disturbed by the exclusion of male-to-female (MTF) transgender women from your survey on romantic and sexual relationships between women. I would like to respectfully ask you...Read More

9/11 Remembered: A Flight Attendant's Story

Filed by Waymon Hudson | September 11, 2008 | 9:00 AM | comments

Many of you may know that I am a former flight attendant. What you may not know is that I was in the air on September 11th, working a flight leaving New York City going to Florida. I worked for...Read More

Palm Beach Community College to offer domestic partner benefits

Filed by Waymon Hudson | September 11, 2008 | 9:00 AM | comments

After more than a year of delays, the Board of Trustees of Palm Beach Community College finally voted to offer domestic partner health insurance to college employees by a vote of 3 to 2. Trustees William Berger, Wendy Link and...Read More

Britney Spears Buys Video Music Awards 2008!

Filed by Michael Buckley | September 11, 2008 | 8:00 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch What did you think of the VMA's? Britney? Jonas? The Host? Discuss....Read More


The CPA supports same-sex marriage

Filed by Ed Team | September 11, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

"The November ballot in California will include Proposition 8, a ballot measure that, if passed, would eliminate the right of same-sex couples to marry. The measure would, in effect, overturn the recent Supreme Court decision that was supported by the...Read More

Ellen and Portia share their wedding with the world

Filed by Alex Blaze | September 11, 2008 | 7:00 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch Ellen did a segment on her show about her wedding with Portia de Rossi....Read More