August 13, 2010

Elliot V

Filed by Sean Martin | August 13, 2010 | 6:00 PM | comments

Editors' Note: You can find the rest of this series here: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5 We didn't say anything. Ellie obviously didn't want to talk about it, and we honored that request. Since it...Read More

Queer Music Friday - Jeffree Star

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 13, 2010 | 5:00 PM | comments

Jeffree Star was in the news this week as he said that he was banned from playing in Temecula, California, for being gay, which reminded me that I never put up some Jeffree Star music on QMF. Here's "Beauty Killer":...Read More

Radio: Stephanie Miller comes out

Filed by Bil Browning | August 13, 2010 | 4:00 PM | comments

Stephanie Miller, a lovely and talented liberal pundit and radio host, came out this morning on her show. Her guest was Chely Wright so apparently coming out is like that Liberty Mutual commercial where someone sees a good deed and...Read More

Karate Kick the Sissy Out of Your Son: Gay Panic as Advertising

Filed by Waymon Hudson | August 13, 2010 | 3:00 PM | comments

Editor's Note: Be sure to check out the update on this story, complete with my contact and conversations with both the Ad Agency and the Karate School: Karate/Sissy Ad Update: A Teachable Moment in Stereotypes, Gender Roles, & Shaming. In...Read More

Dr. Laura is still alive and still conservative

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 13, 2010 | 2:00 PM | comments

In case you wanted to know, Dr. Laura still has a radio show, and she's still as classy as ever. Here's her tirade against racism, if by "racism" one means "Complaining about how white people can't say the word 'nigger'...Read More

Ben Quayle is so damn butch

Filed by Bil Browning | August 13, 2010 | 1:00 PM | comments

Have you seen the campaign ad Ben Quayle put out for his Congressional race in Arizona? Quayle is the son of former Vice President Dan Quayle - the only politician to make Republican Hoosiers look even stupider and backwards than...Read More

How soon is too soon to blog the breaking story

Filed by Phil Reese | August 13, 2010 | 12:00 PM | comments

We bloggers got our tushies kicked yesterday. Sure, Judge Walker decided his stay on the Perry vs. Schwarzenegger decision would expire August 18th (good news, although I'm pretty sure that the 9th District or Justice Kennedy is going to be...Read More

A Day In the Life of a Love Warrior

Filed by Davina Kotulski | August 13, 2010 | 11:00 AM | comments

I got up at 4:00 AM yesterday, dressed quickly in a black suit, and drove in darkness to San Francisco City Hall with my wife, Molly McKay. No breakfast, no coffee, just the excitement of Judge Walker's impending ruling regarding...Read More

The Betty Behind the Boop: Vintage photo

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | August 13, 2010 | 10:30 AM | comments

Everyone knows Betty Boop, but did you ever see the woman who gave her that amazing voice (and personality)? Here's a great headshot of Helen Kane, the songstress who brought Betty's charming "boops" to life. She wants to be loved...Read More

Interview with 'Fight Back New York' and How They Use Social Media

Filed by Leone Kraus | August 13, 2010 | 9:30 AM | comments

Watching marriage equality in the state of New York in 2009 was hard. I, along with a number of my peers, had spent a majority of the year lobbying, phone-banking, hosting fundraisers, and doing everything we could to encourage our...Read More

My Website is UP!

Filed by Yasmin Nair | August 13, 2010 | 8:30 AM | comments

And I'm so excited that I have allowed myself one word in capital letters and an exclamation mark. But seriously, friends, it is up, the one that you have been waiting for with bated breath. The one that has taken...Read More


Filed by Kate Clinton | August 13, 2010 | 8:00 AM | comments

NOM is coming to Washington DC on Sunday, August 15 for the big finale of their Summer of Same-Old-Sex Marriage tour and GetEqual is going to meet them. I give you several witty and funny potential sign slogans, but...Read More


Barney Frank talks NOM

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 13, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"People have a constitutional right to express themselves as they wish, and that right obviously applies even to people who for some reason have dedicated much of their lives to trying to diminish the lives of others. I do not...Read More

Glenn Beck is for same-sex marriage

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 13, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

I can barely watch this stuff, but Glenn Beck did say that same-sex marriage isn't a threat to the country. Everything else in this video is painful....Read More