May 27, 2010

The Day Larry Kramer Dissed Me!

Filed by Mark S. King | May 27, 2010 | 7:00 PM | comments

The mall was abuzz, with people darting in and out of stores, wrangling their kids and chatting on cell phones. I preferred it that way, because it kept Larry in a fairly calm state of quiet attention, ever vigilant as...Read More


Filed by Sean Martin | May 27, 2010 | 6:00 PM | comments

Because you have to be ready when things happen! Or not be ready! As the winds of change dictate! Or not!...Read More

Bus driver teaches a lesson about acceptance, gets sued

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 27, 2010 | 5:00 PM | comments

It's rare that I see my home town in the LGBT news, but here it is. I guess I should have ridden the bus in school instead of always walking or biking. Sounds exciting: "If you can't believe in tolerance...Read More

Open thread: positive trans blogs

Filed by Austen Crowder | May 27, 2010 | 4:00 PM | comments

I'll be honest: sometimes, I need to see proof that others are being successful in transition. I need to see people happy, talking about their lives in their chosen gender, sharing stories. (Yes, I focus on the trans female spectrum,...Read More

Col. Grethe Cammermeyer tells it like it is

Filed by Phil Reese | May 27, 2010 | 3:00 PM | comments

The retired Colonel — the highest-ranking discharged gay or lesbian under DADT — gives us an insider's perspective on the Lundon Calling podcast. She was the subject of of the 1995 Emmy-award winning TV movie, Serving In Silence, starring Glenn...Read More

My Inflatable Bathtub

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | May 27, 2010 | 2:00 PM | comments

Things are starting to quiet down for the summer, and I'm turning to figuring out what a single college professor is supposed to do with her time after the craziness of a difficult year. At the beginning of the year,...Read More

Compromise means everyone loses

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 27, 2010 | 1:00 PM | comments

The DADT Deal isn't through Congress yet, and while there are enough votes to get it attached to the Defense Authorization Act, there may not be enough to get around a Republican filibuster. And they're planning one: Armed Services ranking...Read More

(You Gotta) Fight For Our Right (To Potty)

Filed by Monica Roberts | May 27, 2010 | 12:00 PM | comments

Projectors, been a while since I posted one of my infamous song rewrites here. It was originally triggered by an idea from Ethan St. Pierre and Bet Power, and I quickly came up with the remixed lyrics for it. The...Read More

WPATH Statement on Gender Identity Disorder

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | May 27, 2010 | 10:30 AM | comments

There's been a lot of controversy in the trans community over whether "Gender Identity Disorder" should be removed from the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of the American Psychiatric Association, and from the World Health Organization's psychiatric manuals as well. I've...Read More

On My Approaching Gay Anniversary, Or, I Break The Fourth Wall

Filed by Don Davis | May 27, 2010 | 9:30 AM | comments

So once again my writing schedule is going to be turned upside down by unforeseen events--but it's going to be worth it, as I have one of the funnier stories to tell you that I've brought to these pages for...Read More

Major General: I saw the end of segregation

Filed by Guest Blogger | May 27, 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


Let's look at the numbers

Filed by Bil Browning | May 27, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"A man who says he is straight but is having sex with other men is more likely to be married than a straight man who has sex with women, according to the survey. Only 54% of the men who say...Read More

French gay McDonalds TV ad

Filed by Bil Browning | May 27, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

McDonalds has started airing this commercial in France. The rough translation: BOY: Hello. Yeah, I was thinking of you, too - I'm looking at our class picture. I miss you. Have to go, my father's here. Love you. FATHER:...Read More