July 18, 2010

Downeast... Again

Filed by Sara Whitman | July 18, 2010 | 7:00 PM | comments

It's beautiful. Ok, it's foggy and chilly but right now that feels great. I don't care what my kids say, the minute they start driving down the road to the house? their energy perks up and they start talking about...Read More

Robyn Deane: McDonnell's Transgender Former Brother-in-Law Speaks Out for LGBT Rights

Filed by Michael Hamar | July 18, 2010 | 5:30 PM | comments

I've met Robyn Deane - we had a nice talk at the Commonwealth Dinner back on May 1, 2010, and she reads this blog - and, candidly, I thinks she's terrific. She also has a unique perspective on Virginia's current...Read More

21st Century Leadership: Queers and Interdependence

Filed by Lisa Weiner-Mahfuz | July 18, 2010 | 4:00 PM | comments

I want an LGBT movement that is visionary, bold and unafraid of difference. I want an LGBT movement that represents the full breadth and depth of our communities without hesitation or compromise. In the words of Audre Lorde, I want...Read More

Ludwig Van Beethoven: The Moonlight Sonata

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | July 18, 2010 | 2:30 PM | comments

I recently performed Beethoven's Sonata No. 14, the "Moonlight" Sonata, at an open mic held by the Trans Empowerment Coalition of my synagogue, Congregation Beth Simchat Torah. At Bil's suggestion, I'm sharing a video. I grew up playing the piano...Read More

Sunday Funnies: Homo-Cidal Maniacs & More Bryan Safi Hilarity!

Filed by Waymon Hudson | July 18, 2010 | 1:00 PM | comments

It's time for your weekly round-up of giggle-inducing LGBT themed videos! This Sunday Funday's post is filled with a big gay, mega-mix of videos from Bryan Safi, our favorite satirist from InfoMania's That's Gay! First up, Safi takes on the...Read More

Dear Red States

Filed by Terrance Heath | July 18, 2010 | 11:30 AM | comments

Like Michael Tomasky, this pretty much sums up my mood right now....Read More

#SSS: Interviews with GetEqual Robin McGeehee and Friendfactor's Brian Elliot

Filed by Joe Mirabella | July 18, 2010 | 10:00 AM | comments

In this special interview-only episode, Joe Mirabella interviews GetEqual co-founder Robin McGeehee. Robin discussed the future of GetEqual, the importance of civil disobedience to the LGBT community, and more. Phil Reese interviewed Brian Elliot, creator of Friendfactor. Friend Factor promises...Read More


What The Log Cabin Republicans Will Prove About DADT

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | July 18, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"We intend to prove at this trial that 'don't ask, don't tell' does not advance an important government interest, that its intrusions into the constitutional rights of homosexuals do not significantly further any important government interest, and that those intrusions...Read More

If we'd elected Mike Gravel as President

Filed by Bil Browning | July 18, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

Remember the good old days when Mike Gravel was running for President as a Democrat and making odd campaign videos before he switched to the Libertarians and then endorsed the Green candidate in the election? Yeah, good times. Good...Read More