October 23, 2009

Queer music Friday - Junior Senior

Filed by Alex Blaze | October 23, 2009 | 5:00 PM | comments

I remember hearing this song back when it was big a few years ago, but I didn't know that Jeppe "Senior" Laursen of Junior Senior was gay. It's definitely a step up from the average Europop album. This is "Move...Read More

Histórica aprobación de ley federal para prevenir crímenes de odio

Filed by Pedro Julio Serrano | October 23, 2009 | 4:00 PM | comments

La aprobación de la Ley para Prevenir los Crímenes de Odio por parte del Congreso federal es un gran paso de avance -- histórico por demás -- para las personas lesbianas, gays, bisexuales y transgéneros (LGBT) y para el país...Read More

Is the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Tone Deaf to the Greater Business Community?

Filed by Guest Blogger | October 23, 2009 | 3:00 PM | comments

Editors' note: Eileen Kessler, a board member of the Capital Area Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce and an NGLCC-certified business, is founder and president of OmniStudio, Inc., a Washington, DC-based communications and design firm. In Washington, there is a...Read More

FL LGBT News Round-Up: Hate Crimes Report, Anti-Trans Pervs, Pro-LGBT Companies, & More

Filed by Waymon Hudson | October 23, 2009 | 3:00 PM | comments

Here's a little round-up of this and that from around the state that I thought you should know! As always, leave more stories and links that we might have missed in the comments! * South Florida hate-crimes total rises, while...Read More

Daniel Choi: A new face and new energy for DADT repeal

Filed by Sean Bugg | October 23, 2009 | 2:30 PM | comments

Just like the entertainment world, the LGBT community has its own breakout stars -- a number of them were part of the National Equality March and the current renewed push for grassroots level activism the brings a new generation of...Read More

Suggested Halloween costume for Mitch Daniels

Filed by Donna Pandori | October 23, 2009 | 2:30 PM | comments

Lord Farquaad...Read More

Gay dog whistles

Filed by Alex Blaze | October 23, 2009 | 2:00 PM | comments

Nate Silver got phone-banking talking points from the No (homophobic) campaign in Maine. Under a title that says that they've "literally stopped making sense," he summarizes the arguments as they'd be heard by a normal, functional human being who has...Read More

Top 10 Out Gay Male Pop Stars

Filed by Phil Reese | October 23, 2009 | 1:00 PM | comments

To celebrate Mika's coming out earlier this month, I thought it would be interesting to take a quick look at ten out gay (or bi) men who seem to have no trouble tearing up the charts today despite the glass...Read More

Anti-gay DC minister pledges to use "the full force of my being" to fight marriage equality

Filed by Michael Crawford | October 23, 2009 | 12:30 PM | comments

Anti-gay ministers are stepping up their oppositional rhetoric and vowing to urge Congress to undercut DC's home rule to fight marriage equality. Sixteen ministers including Maryland's Harry Jackson and Anthony Evans organized a meeting with Council Chair Vincent Gray in...Read More


Help us win the top spot! You don't want me to get a complex, do you?

Filed by Bil Browning | October 23, 2009 | 12:00 PM | comments

Okay, gang. I need your help. I'm tired of always being the bridesmaid and never the bride... We've come in second place in the Best LGBT Blog Awards for two years running after barely missing first place by a few...Read More

The New 'Hate Crimes in Florida' Report

Filed by Waymon Hudson | October 23, 2009 | 12:00 PM | comments

Hate Crimes Report More info after the jump......Read More

Selling beauty to men: vintage ads

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | October 23, 2009 | 11:30 AM | comments

Two 1920s ads for Pompeian cream, which claimed to make men look more virile....Read More

Sen. Mark Pryor of Arkansas: Legislator of the Day

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | October 23, 2009 | 10:30 AM | comments

Senator Mark Pryor of Arkansas is a key vote on the Employment Non-Discrimination Act. Meanwhile, Senator Pryor's cohort, Senator Blanche Lincoln, has come out against ENDA. We're at 56 likely yes votes in the Senate. Those last four are getting...Read More

GLBT History Month Icons: Christine Quinn

Filed by Waymon Hudson | October 23, 2009 | 10:00 AM | comments

The 31 GLBT History Month Icons, living or dead, are selected for their achievements in their field of endeavor, their status as a national hero, or their significant contribution to GLBT civil rights. Today's Icon is Christine Quinn. Christine Quinn...Read More

Inside baseball: The all-male college "gay problem"

Filed by Austen Crowder | October 23, 2009 | 9:30 AM | comments

Okay, I have two confessions to make. One, I went to one of the two remaining all-male colleges left in the country, Wabash College. (I know of exactly one other alumna from my alma mater: you may know her already.)...Read More


The Right Decision in Sweden

Filed by Ed Team | October 23, 2009 | 7:30 AM | comments

"For my part, the right decision was taken, but I can empathise with the many who believe this has gone too fast." --The Lutheran Archbishop of Sweden, Anders Wejryd, on the Lutheran Church of Sweden's vote in favor of conducting...Read More

Corey Johnson & Dan Savage talk LGBT rights with Anderson Cooper

Filed by Bil Browning | October 23, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

Dan Savage and Towleroad's Corey Johnson talked LGBT rights with Anderson Cooper last night. From Obama's speech at the HRC dinner to yesterday's passage of hate crimes legislation, they trio take a really good look at the state of...Read More