May 11, 2009

Industry proposed health care reform isn't a game-changer

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 11, 2009 | 6:00 PM | comments

I'm sifting through various opinions on the industry-proposed plan to reduce health care costs by $2 trillion over the next ten years, but I thought I'd put something on this site. First, here's Obama announcing it (transcript): Of course he's...Read More

Hyatt tries to donate to the gays

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 11, 2009 | 4:30 PM | comments

Fred Karger's Californians Against Hate (a pretty effective group) has had some success in their boycott of several San Diego area Hyatt hotels. They started the boycott last July because the owner of those hotels, Doug Manchester, donated $125,000 to...Read More

Hollywood on the Potomac

Filed by Cathy Renna | May 11, 2009 | 3:00 PM | comments

The White House Correspondent's dinner this past weekend was amazing. If you took the Oscars, the Grammys, a convention of the MSM's pundits and anchors AND Obama's inauguration it would basically describe the crowd. I was honored to be there,...Read More

Beautiful anti-gay hate

Filed by Bil Browning | May 11, 2009 | 2:00 PM | comments

Presented without commentary because it needs none. Anti-gay hate has never been more lovely and beautiful. Kudos to filmmaker Matthew Brown. GAY = SIN from Matthew Brown on Vimeo. (Hat tip to Queerty.)...Read More


Filed by Alex Blaze | May 11, 2009 | 1:00 PM | comments

I'm game for this meme Courtney posted over at Feministing, where she listed the four most overrated and the four most underrated things related to feminism. What about when it comes to the queer community and politics? Here are my...Read More

Tobi: Then and Now

Filed by Tobi Hill-Meyer | May 11, 2009 | 11:30 AM | comments

THEN I was getting involved in my second relationship ever after my partner and I decided to be poly. I identified as bisexual even though all my partners had been women - I knew identity and behavior don't always have...Read More

Repealing DADT Is Only the First Step

Filed by Dana Rudolph | May 11, 2009 | 10:30 AM | comments

I wrote this back in February for, but it seemed timely to repost it here (with slight updates) in light of the Army National Guard's recent dismissal of West Point graduate and Arabic linguist Lt. Dan Choi under "Don't...Read More

HIV disclosure laws strike again

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 11, 2009 | 9:30 AM | comments

One of the arguments people who support HIV disclosure laws generally make in their defense of such legislation is to think about the "victim" - the person who consensually had unprotected sex with someone whose serostatus they didn't know, but...Read More


The Maine Difference Between Marriage and Civil Unions

Filed by Ed Team | May 11, 2009 | 7:30 AM | comments

"In the past, I opposed gay marriage while supporting the idea of civil unions. I have come to believe that this is a question of fairness and of equal protection under the law, and that a civil union is not...Read More

Wanda Sykes at the Correspondents Dinner

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 11, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

Wanda Sykes at the Correspondents Dinner. Part 2 after the jump....Read More