December 29, 2009

Ex-gay mom flees with child to avoid custody dispute

Filed by Bil Browning | December 29, 2009 | 7:30 PM | comments

When will the drama with Lisa Miller ever end? At this point I just feel so sorry for her former partner, Janet Jenkins... Jenkins and Miller have been involved in a custody dispute that's spanned two states after Miller went...Read More

The other founding fathers

Filed by Phil Reese | December 29, 2009 | 6:30 PM | comments

Back in the days when I wrote for the now defunct Queer Magazine, my first cover story was called "Founding Fathers," where I researched the gay founding fathers: Alexander Hamilton, Pierre L'Enfant, and Baron Friedrich Wilhelm Augustus von Steuben among...Read More

Why get married abroad when you can get married at home?

Filed by Alex Blaze | December 29, 2009 | 5:00 PM | comments

Colin Farrell's brother Eamon just got married to his partner Stephen. Congrats to the couple. But I can't help but wondering why they did it, and I know that there are more than a few people who read this site...Read More

We All Need 5 Things

Filed by Michele O'Mara | December 29, 2009 | 4:00 PM | comments

My partner and I argue about spending time with each other. She works nights and sleeps during the day. I am starved for time. How can I make her understand? ~ starved Dear Starved, Opposing schedules can be very...Read More

The forest and the trees of the trans community

Filed by Austen Crowder | December 29, 2009 | 2:30 PM | comments

The LGBTQ community is riddled with emotional wounds and animus. Our identity and validity is under constant attack, both by political enemies and personal relationships. Our family ties are often strained with the pain of living an open, honest life,...Read More

Third gender in Pakistan

Filed by Alex Blaze | December 29, 2009 | 1:00 PM | comments

I posted about a month ago about India's decision to allow people to choose "O" for "other" under gender in voter registration forms. Today, I found this story from Reuters on the Pakistani Supreme Court requiring the government to allow...Read More

Fly No More

Filed by Sara Whitman | December 29, 2009 | 12:00 PM | comments

Perhaps we won't come home. I cannot imagine standing in the airport for hours and hours to have my body searched, bags checked- no books? I mean... no books??? Hello? I have two six hour flights ahead of me and...Read More

Neil Patrick Harris: My new goal

Filed by Bil Browning | December 29, 2009 | 11:00 AM | comments

I can't say why yet, but I'll be in Los Angeles in late March. Hopefully, dreamboat Neil Patrick Harris will be there too since he doesn't stop by Indianapolis often ever. Even though Neil missed my birthday party and didn't...Read More

Law professors' conference addresses needs of same-sex partners in a "defense of marriage" state

Filed by Nancy Polikoff | December 29, 2009 | 9:30 AM | comments

Next week, the Association of American Law Schools will hold its annual meeting in New Orleans. This is the annual meeting of law professors from across the country. In acknowledgment of the needs of same-sex and unmarried partners in a...Read More


The Year of Gay

Filed by Ed Team | December 29, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

"One catalyst was the Olympic Games in 2008, a landmark event that many in the LGBT community have interpreted as a "coming out" event. LGBT websites have allowed for communities to build, to advertise events, and to allow contact and...Read More

The crappiest Lady Gaga parody yet

Filed by Bil Browning | December 29, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

Drag queen Sherry Vine's parody of Lady Gaga's "Bad Romance" is rather shitty. Or something like that....Read More