August 21, 2010

Weekly Reader: Gay Pirates, Dr. Laura, & God's Punishment

Filed by Bil Browning | August 21, 2010 | 6:00 PM | comments

While the big news at Bilerico ranch was Jerame's new job with the National Stonewall Democrats and our upcoming move to Washington DC, the rest of the TBP crew kept us up on all the news while adding their own...Read More

Hawaii woman files palimony suit against partner

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 21, 2010 | 4:00 PM | comments

Lots of lessons to learn from this story: Gibeault said a younger woman came between her and her partner, ending a relationship in which she depended on her partner's income and retirement plans. "She didn't want me to draw a...Read More


Filed by Sara Whitman | August 21, 2010 | 2:00 PM | comments

At my sister's insistence, I'm writing a blog post. I'm nervous. For the first time since I started blogging, I've become frightened of it's impact. Not only are Ben's friends reading the blog, Ben's older "fans" on Facebook have been...Read More

Can we agree to change the name of ENDA?

Filed by Joe Mirabella | August 21, 2010 | 12:00 PM | comments

ENDA is a terrible acronym. No one knows what it means that doesn't live and breathe LGBT politics. Asking straight friends to support ENDA inspires blanks stairs. Never mind no one knows what ENDA stands for, the acronym itself is...Read More

A View of Marriage Through Wedding Cake Toppers

Filed by Dana Rudolph | August 21, 2010 | 10:00 AM | comments

Same-sex couples are destroying marriage? No, I think opposite-sex couples are doing very well on their own, as this series of actual wedding cake toppers indicates. Apparently, marriage is something into which straight men need to be dragged or chained....Read More


Jesus Doesn't Love the Welfare State

Filed by Bil Browning | August 21, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Here is how Jesus' words, in light of his own teaching and the whole counsel of God, could be modernized for application to welfare statists: 'I despaired and you gave me stew, when what I truly needed was my birthright....Read More

Marriage Equality Old Spice Spoof

Filed by Bil Browning | August 21, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

This pro-marriage equality ad from Australia mimics the Old Spice commercials. What do you think? Old Spice worthy?...Read More