June 16, 2010

Why We Must Tell America the Truth About the Prop 8 Trial

Filed by Cleve Jones | June 16, 2010 | 8:00 PM | comments

In his most famous speech, my good friend Harvey Milk urged LGBT people to come out of the closet. "For invisible, we remain in limbo," he said. Harvey knew that full equality would not become reality as long as the...Read More

Don't question the Democrats' commitment to ENDA

Filed by Alex Blaze | June 16, 2010 | 7:00 PM | comments

Kerry Eleveld has an article up with anonymous Congressional sources blaming the Senate for ENDA falling behind. The DADT deal has to pass the Senate before ENDA can be considered in the House (it's in the Constitution, somewhere in one...Read More

Undercover Hillary Part Five

Filed by Sean Martin | June 16, 2010 | 6:00 PM | comments

The nefarious plan REVEALED!!!... ... after the jump....Read More

Reader Request: Topless lesbians with big breasts (and music!)

Filed by Bil Browning | June 16, 2010 | 5:00 PM | comments

After I posted about the half naked bloody Dutch men competing in beauty pageant and video of English goalie Joe Hart dancing in tight white undies, a few female readers have asked for more sexy lesbian posts. I, however, am...Read More

Bilerico, Freedom to Marry Announce Blog 4 Equality Finalists

Filed by Michael Crawford | June 16, 2010 | 4:00 PM | comments

Alex Blaze was gracious enough to be a judge in Blog 4 Equality Netroots Nation Scholarship Contest sponsored by Freedom to Marry and co-sponsored by Bilerico, Americablog, Courage Campaign, Daily Kos, Open Left, and Rod 2.0. Three winners of the...Read More

Polls consistently overestimate voter support for marriage equality

Filed by Nan Hunter | June 16, 2010 | 3:00 PM | comments

NYU Political Science Professor Patrick Egan has studied 10 years worth of public opinion polling conducted during election campaigns involving same-sex marriage ballot questions, and has found in a new poll on same-sex marriage ballot measures [pdf] that such polls...Read More

White House plans closeted Pride reception

Filed by Alex Blaze | June 16, 2010 | 2:00 PM | comments

It's secret after the Pride reception (cocktails with senior staff to remember a riot!) caused controversy last year, but Kerry Eleveld has the anonymous sources: Anonymous sources have confirmed that a reception to commemorate Gay Pride Month will be held...Read More

Beautiful Cytherea: Classic lesbian art

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | June 16, 2010 | 1:30 PM | comments

Found this lovely Victorian engraving of a Greek myth, depicting the goddess "Cythere" (in French) embracing a girl. According to Wiki, "the goddess Aphrodite was said to have been born from the sea, from which she emerged on a sea...Read More

Prop 8 Trial Live Twitter Feed

Filed by Bil Browning | June 16, 2010 | 12:30 PM | comments

The federal Prop 8 trial will resume for closing arguments shortly. Attorney Ted Olson will deliver the closing for our side starting at 10am Pacific (1pm Eastern). With the Supreme Court ruling that cameras will not be allowed at all...Read More

A Pride Event Not to Be Proud of

Filed by Rev Irene Monroe | June 16, 2010 | 11:30 AM | comments

Pride parades will take place all over the country this month. As we all rev up for this year's festivities, so, too, the fault lines of race, gender identity, and class will emerge. In addition to Gay Pride events, there...Read More

Covenant House Humiliates Homeless Youth, Again

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | June 16, 2010 | 10:30 AM | comments

Several years ago, Covenant House in New York was in the news because of its rejection of transgender homeless youth. As noted in the Village Voice article, workers at Covenant House genuinely want to help homeless youth, but often bring...Read More

GOProud crosses the picket line

Filed by Alex Blaze | June 16, 2010 | 9:30 AM | comments

The boycott of the Manchester Grand Hyatt in San Diego has been underway for almost two years, has caused quite a few non-LGBT associations to relocate their conferences to other hotels, is estimated to have cost the hotel $18 million,...Read More

Video: English goalie Joe Hart dances in white undies

Filed by Bil Browning | June 16, 2010 | 8:30 AM | comments

By now, it's become painfully obvious how I choose my sports teams. Now that I've seen this video of English goalie Joe Hart dancing in tight white underwear, have I found a team to cheer for in the World Cup?...Read More


Roy Ashburn: "I was so in terror"

Filed by Alex Blaze | June 16, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"The best I can do is to say that I was hiding. I was so in terror I could not allow any attention to come my way. So any measure that had to do with the subject of sexual orientation...Read More

DC Cowboys go Gaga for Pride

Filed by Bil Browning | June 16, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

You know, the DC Cowboys tagline is "Brokeback meets Broadway," but this seems more like Gaga meets country line dancing. Oh, Pride. What have you wrought?...Read More