August 22, 2010

News From Rancho Bilerico

Filed by Bil Browning | August 22, 2010 | 7:00 PM | comments

Jerame leaves for Washington DC in a few hours. We're hopeful that we've found a place to live and he'll be able to sign a lease in his first couple of days in town. I'll be flying to DC at...Read More

Save Chi Chiz!

Filed by Andrew Belonsky | August 22, 2010 | 5:30 PM | comments

A few years ago, gay Americans began rallying around a Laguna Beach bar called The Boom Boom Room, which faced destruction in the name of gentrification. Led by Republican presidential hopeful Fred Karger, countless LGBT people picketed and protested to...Read More

Fort Eustis Troops Punished For Refusing to Attend Christian Concert

Filed by Michael Hamar | August 22, 2010 | 4:00 PM | comments

I have written a number of times on my personal blog about something that I believe to be a serious threat to the U.S. military and constitutional freedoms servicemembers: the presence of Christo-fascists in command positions in the U.S. military....Read More

Soaking in the Green

Filed by Sara Whitman | August 22, 2010 | 2:30 PM | comments

Green. I love coming home after being at the ocean for a while because everything looks so green. It's new and refreshed. For the first time in what feels like forever, I woke up this morning without a stabbing pain...Read More

Pennies From Heaven

Filed by Guest Blogger | August 22, 2010 | 1:00 PM | comments

Editors' note: Kim Pearson is the executive director of TransYouth Family Allies, TYFA. Those of you who follow my Facebook may be aware that I made an emergency trip to Kansas this week. A school there was refusing to recognize...Read More

Does God Love Gays More Than Catholic Righty Bill May?

Filed by Karen Ocamb | August 22, 2010 | 11:30 AM | comments

Late Thursday afternoon, Bill May, Chair of Catholics for the Common Good, sent out a breathless alert urging his followers to immediately contact their Assemblymember to stop Senate Bill 906, authored by openly gay state Sen. Mark Leno (pictured). "[S]o...Read More

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#SSS: Pam Spaulding on LGBT Bloggers and the White House, Dr. Laura, Trans Law in TX and More

Filed by Joe Mirabella | August 22, 2010 | 10:00 AM | comments

This week on Same Sex Sunday, openly gay U.S. Congress hopeful Ed Potosnack form New Jersey talks with Phil Reese and Pam Spaulding shared her thoughts about the White House's beef with LGBT bloggers. The weekly round table talked about...Read More


It's funny because it's true

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 22, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Message: I already have a plan, just in case the doorbell rings and it turns out to be Barack Obama wanting to talk to me about the economy or whatever. I'm just gonna tell him I'm gay. He'll look right...Read More

Trailer for "The Right to Love: An American Family"

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 22, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

Reader Jay sent in the preview for "The Right to Love: An American Family," a documentary about Prop 8....Read More