April 5, 2009

What if Political Consultants Said No More Gay-Bashing?

Filed by Karen Ocamb | April 05, 2009 | 5:30 PM | comments

It's axiomatic that political consultants will do almost anything to win. So it was a little surprising to see that their professional association - the American Association of Political Consultants - has a significant and no doubt well-intentioned Code of...Read More

Intersectionality and the False Dichotomy of Proposition 8

Filed by Guest Blogger | April 05, 2009 | 4:00 PM | comments

Editors' note: Carmen Morgan has been a community activist supporting grassroots initiatives for over 15 years. She is currently the Director of Leadership Development in Interethnic Relations (LDIR), a program that provides resources and skills to community workers and activists....Read More

This fishmonger loves the boys of Têtu

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 05, 2009 | 2:30 PM | comments

Last Wednesday, Alberto and I were on the other side of town (near Place de la République) passing out flyers and posters to cafes and bookstores for his play in the Paris Gay and Lesbian Theater Festival this month. While...Read More

And in another sign of the coming apocolypse...

Filed by Ellen Andersen | April 05, 2009 | 1:00 PM | comments

Sweden's Parliament voted overwhelmingly (261-22) this week to eliminate the legislative distinction between same-sex and opposite-sex relationships. Starting May 1st, same-sex couples will be permitted to marry legally, rather than enter into a registered partnership. The law does allow clergy...Read More

Same Sex Sunday

Filed by Michael Crawford | April 05, 2009 | 11:30 AM | comments

Today is the kick off of Same Sex Sunday on Twitter. Same Sex Sunday is an idea hatched by me and Bil to build a stronger sense of LGBT community on Twitter. The concept is pretty simple. Its #followfriday gone...Read More

Garp author John Irving on same-sex marriage

Filed by Father Tony | April 05, 2009 | 10:00 AM | comments

Talk about your six degrees of separation. Here's a letter from John Irving to Edmund White passed to Rex Wockner to Karen Ocamb to me and now to you. (With permissions granted at each juncture for wider distribution.) Dear Edmund:...Read More


Suze Orman receives the Vito Russo Award at the 20th Annual GLAAD Media Awards

Filed by Ed Team | April 05, 2009 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Do you want to continue to give your money to people in corporations that oppress us, that keep us down? Or do you want to give your money to the corporations who can help us rise and change what needs...Read More

Gay mormon

Filed by Father Tony | April 05, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

Joseph Hollist, a gay LDS church member, describes his experience and conflict as an active member of his church....Read More