October 17, 2008

More Proposition 8 ads from California

Filed by Alex Blaze | October 17, 2008 | 6:00 PM | comments

Ellen Degeneres has announced that she's spending $100K of her own money to put this ad on the air: iPhone users: Click to watch Prop 8 ads from the No on Prop 8 campaign are all here. Their newest ads...Read More

Queer music Friday - New Final Fantasy EP!

Filed by Alex Blaze | October 17, 2008 | 5:00 PM | comments

I get to talk about two of the coolest things in this week's QMF. First, my celeb crush Owen Pallett has a new EP out. I haven't bought it yet, but the song "Horsetail Feathers" is in the video below....Read More

Gay men 101: I don't know nothin'

Filed by Alex Blaze | October 17, 2008 | 3:00 PM | comments

Bil went out on a limb a few months ago and admitted that he doesn't know enough about transgender people. It started several great discussions, and not just about trans people, but also about the privilege involved in asking a...Read More

NC: Sharing stories with the Chapel Hill HS Gay-Straight Alliance

Filed by Pam Spaulding | October 17, 2008 | 2:00 PM | comments

On Monday I attended the regular meeting of the Gay-Straight-Alliance at Chapel Hill High School and it was a wonderful experience, being surrounded by so many self-aware, talented and insightful young people who were willing to share with me what...Read More

Log Cabin Republicans, Prince, Stoned Afghanis and Jason Mraz

Filed by Bil Browning | October 17, 2008 | 1:00 PM | comments

Things here have been full of house repairs and consultant duties, so I haven't had a chance to blog about these items I'd saved up. I thought I'd at least share them so you can provide the commentary. Waymon's Bilerico-Florida...Read More

McCain Campaign compares Obama to Hitler

Filed by Waymon Hudson | October 17, 2008 | 1:00 PM | comments

That's what a poster that greeted visitors to the John McCain campaign office in Pompano Beach, Florida had to say. The sign was headlined "Barrack Hussein Obama" and compared Obama to Karl Marx, Adolf Hitler, Mussolini, and Fidel Castro. The...Read More

Macy's Passpost Cinema HIV/AIDS benefit in Indianapolis

Filed by Bil Browning | October 17, 2008 | 12:30 PM | comments

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Transphobia exists: Kids pulled from transitioning teacher's class

Filed by Alex Blaze | October 17, 2008 | 12:00 PM | comments

Here's a new study currently being worked on about discrimination against women: A recent study has found a new way to examine pay disparities between men and women: Comparing the salaries of transgender employees before and after their gender changes....Read More

Southwestern New Mexico - A Probable History Before Stonewall

Filed by Guest Blogger | October 17, 2008 | 11:00 AM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Ronald L. Donaghe, winner of the Jim Duggins "Outstanding Mid-Career Novelist" Award for 2008, has been actively writing fiction since 1986. His first novel, Common Sons, was first published by a small, independent press out of...Read More

Coming Out... A Second Time?

Filed by Jason Tseng | October 17, 2008 | 10:00 AM | comments

I had the not uncommon coming out experience for many kids of my generation: Boy finds out in middle school that he likes boys. Boy represses all of that until he comes out in a flurry of dramatic over-the-top fabulousness...Read More

A New Level Of Hate

Filed by Sara Whitman | October 17, 2008 | 9:00 AM | comments

As we all dissect the last debate, and worry about the economy, the level of hate in this country just reached a new high. Or should I say low. In Illinois, an elementary school bus driver taunted a ten year...Read More

Caption this: Lurching McCain

Filed by Pam Spaulding | October 17, 2008 | 8:00 AM | comments

And this isn't P'shopped, either. The Reuters caption: US Republican presidential nominee Senator John McCain (R-AZ) reacts to almost heading the wrong way off the stage after shaking hands with Democratic presidential nominee Senator Barack Obama (D-IL) at the conclusion...Read More


The politics of Alfred E. Smith and the ears of Alfred E. Neuman

Filed by Ed Team | October 17, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

"I do love the Waldorf Astoria though. You know, I hear that from the doorstep, you can see all the way to the Russian Tea Room. It is an honor to be here with Al Smith. I obviously never knew...Read More

I love the gays

Filed by Bil Browning | October 17, 2008 | 7:00 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch Soon we'll see PFLAG pride contingents marching in parades dancing and singing this song....Read More