May 6, 2010

When Gay Becomes A Weapon

Filed by Andrew Belonsky | May 06, 2010 | 8:00 PM | comments

Homosexuality's instability boggles the mind. One day it's a good thing, something of which one should be proud, and the next it's being used as a weapon, and proves quite explosive. Gay, the action, the adjective and the concept, proves...Read More

Elton John's Egypt concert canceled after he calls Jesus 'gay'

Filed by Joe Mirabella | May 06, 2010 | 7:00 PM | comments

Elton John was schedule to perform in Egypt on May 18th as part of his "I'm Still Standing Tour." The New York Daily News reported: In a February issue of Parade magazine, the 63-year-old singer said that Jesus was a...Read More


Filed by Sean Martin | May 06, 2010 | 6:00 PM | comments

Honestly, what has this world come to when a man cant hire a little help? Whatever happened to the simple joy of giving a kid a short-term job to let him make a little cash, maybe even learn a little...Read More

Al Sharpton Comes to Arizona to Protest Immigration Law

Filed by Bobby Parker | May 06, 2010 | 5:00 PM | comments

Remember - "Forty percent of LGBT binational couples in the United States include a Latino family member. For them, and their loved ones, Arizona is now the most dangerous place in America." That's why it's important to know what's happening...Read More

My business philosophy: straight allies are a good investment

Filed by Guest Blogger | May 06, 2010 | 3:30 PM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Mitchell Gold is the co-founder of the successful and innovative furniture design and manufacturing company Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams. The Advocate magazine recognized Mitchell as a Person of the Year in 2006, calling him a...Read More

Crossdressing Chinese reality show contestant gets rude treatment

Filed by Bil Browning | May 06, 2010 | 2:30 PM | comments

China's Super Boy is a spinoff of their Super Girl reality show. The two hits, like American Idol, are based on England's popular Pop Idol franchise. Liu Zhu (??), a regional contestant from Nanchong, Sichuan province, didn't get a very...Read More

Keep focused on the child torturer, not the sex worker

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 06, 2010 | 1:30 PM | comments

I was working on, and was mostly done with, a post on the Rekers outing, but then Father Tony went and posted on the same subject this morning so I'll be more brief and just add a few comments. I...Read More

The President, the Promise and the Alliance

Filed by Amy Hunter | May 06, 2010 | 12:30 PM | comments

This June in Kalamazoo, Michigan, President Obama will deliver the commencement address to Kalamazoo Central High School's class of 2010. KCHS was one of three finalists in the first "Race to the Top" competition and the President's final choice. With...Read More

Oil Spill - a Gift of Bush/Cheney? - to Foul Entire East Coast?

Filed by Michael Hamar | May 06, 2010 | 11:30 AM | comments

Having spent a couple of years as in-house counsel for an oil company, I do know a little bit about the oil industry and try not to be too quick to judge the industry negatively unless it is deserved. As...Read More

Rekers And The Rentboy - A Path To Gay Heroism?

Filed by Father Tony | May 06, 2010 | 10:30 AM | comments

Should we allow an anti-gay crusader privacy about his secret gay sex life? Should an escort blow the whistle on his client? Should the escort's friends set him up in order to expose his client? Should we act with compassion...Read More

Looking for Work?

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | May 06, 2010 | 9:30 AM | comments

Friend, are you looking for work? Do you only have a part-time or temporary job? Are you afraid of coming out at work and would like to have a job where you don't have to worry every day about being...Read More

Advocacy alone won't change the status quo

Filed by Guest Blogger | May 06, 2010 | 8:30 AM | comments

Editors' Note: "Stories from the Frontlines: Letters to President Barack Obama" is a new media campaign launched to underscore the urgent need for congressional action and presidential leadership at this critical point in the fight to repeal "Don't Ask, Don't...Read More

Chely Wright talks about coming out

Filed by Ed Team | May 06, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

Chely Wright talks about coming out on the Today Show....Read More


Trans workshop raided in Jakarta

Filed by Ed Team | May 06, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

"Islam has a place for people who naturally have double sexual organs but not for those who intentionally exchange their given gender. These people are sick, so it is an obligation to help them heal themselves." --Habib Idrus Al-Ghodri on...Read More