November 19, 2008

California Supreme Court to Hear Challenge to Prop 8

Filed by Nancy Polikoff | November 19, 2008 | 6:30 PM | comments

The California Supreme Court has just ruled that it will hear the challenge to Prop filed by various groups, including the National Center for Lesbian Rights. While it doesn't mean we will win the case, had they refused to hear...Read More

A Gender Primer

Filed by Michele O'Mara | November 19, 2008 | 5:00 PM | comments

Editors' Note: With Transgender Day of Remembrance coming up, it seemed appropriate to re-post Michele O'Mara's great primer on gender from last year. She works with transgender clients in her private practice. What is gender identity? Gender identity occurs from...Read More

Trans Day of Remembrance

Filed by Tobi Hill-Meyer | November 19, 2008 | 4:00 PM | comments

Tomorrow is the Tenth International Transgender Day of Remembrance, a day to memorialize the trans people who have been killed due to anti-trans hatred or prejudice. Events will be happening all over. Look around your local community listings to see...Read More

The Obama Resistance

Filed by Storm Bear | November 19, 2008 | 3:30 PM | comments

click to enlarge It was less than 2 hours after Barack was declared President that the first "Join The Obama Resistance" shirts were available on Cafe Press. Since then, websites have been launched, conspiracies have been formulated. Hell, even...Read More

Be There

Filed by Kate Clinton | November 19, 2008 | 3:00 PM | comments

It is two weeks since the election of Barack Obama. It is still true. It makes me smile every morning. Then I read the paper about the Armageddon that is our financial system and it harshes my mellow. But after...Read More

Transgender Day of Remembrance

Filed by Bil Browning | November 19, 2008 | 2:00 PM | comments

The Transgender Day of Remembrance was set aside to memorialize and honor those who were killed due to anti-transgender hatred or prejudice. The event is held in November to honor Rita Hester, whose murder on November 28th, 1998 kicked off...Read More

Huckabee: Gays Haven't Suffered Enough for Civil Rights

Filed by Michael Crawford | November 19, 2008 | 2:00 PM | comments

On The View yesterday former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee shows just how clueless Republican leaders are about all civil rights issues and not just LGBT civil rights. After a sickening acknowledgment of the historic election of Barack Obama as our...Read More

Five Stages of Grief in 14 Days

Filed by Kate Kendell | November 19, 2008 | 12:30 PM | comments

Denial, Anger, Bargaining, Depression, Acceptance. In the past five years, I've become more familiar than I would have liked with Elisabeth Kubler-Ross's five stages of grief. In that time, both of my parents and my baby brother died, all too...Read More

Road trip! caption this

Filed by Bil Browning | November 19, 2008 | 11:30 AM | comments

I just can't stop staring at this animation from the primary and giggling. With all the rumors of Hillary as Secretary of State it seemed appropriate to give it a whirl today. What's your best caption?...Read More

One Man, One Clear Message

Filed by Waymon Hudson | November 19, 2008 | 11:00 AM | comments

A special thanks to reader Betty who sent us this story from our friends over at Towleroad. While hundreds, sometimes thousands, were gathering across Florida and the nation, one solitary man showed up for the National Day of Protest in...Read More

Broad Outlines For Change Within the GLBT Movement

Filed by Guest Blogger | November 19, 2008 | 10:00 AM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Wayne Besen is an author, activist, columnist and public speaker. He currently serves as the Executive Director of Truth Wins OUT, an organization founded to combat the 'ex-gay' myth and right wing propaganda. As far as...Read More


I can't believe I'm giving Slash free publicity

Filed by Ed Team | November 19, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

"I married my sweetheart, you should be able to marry yours too. Say no to hate and yes to equal rights. Keep up the fight." -- Perla Hudson, wife of former Guns N Roses guitarist Slash, in a short video...Read More

Barry Manilow kills Rick Astley

Filed by Bil Browning | November 19, 2008 | 7:00 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch Can Barry-rolling be far behind?...Read More