January 3, 2011

LGBT Rights: Why Messaging Is Important

Filed by Bil Browning | January 03, 2011 | 6:00 PM | comments

One of the most intriguing aspects of politics is messaging. If you've got good talking points that resonate with the public's intuitive suspicions, you can dramatically alter the course of events. The right has always been much more effective with...Read More

Stretch and grow - or die

Filed by Alex Blaze | January 03, 2011 | 5:00 PM | comments

The Orlando Sentinel is reporting on a local MCC church that may go the way of the gay bar or the queer bookstore: Started in 1979, the predominantly gay Orlando church is imperiled by its inability to attract a younger...Read More

Prop 8 Supportive Minister Busted for Child Molestation

Filed by Bil Browning | January 03, 2011 | 4:00 PM | comments

Color me surprised - a California minister who was a donor to the Proposition 8 campaign has been caught allegedly molesting children. Not only is Mr. Sanctity supposedly a man of God, he's also a foster parent and daycare provider....Read More

New Hampshire: Proposition 8 redux

Filed by Alex Blaze | January 03, 2011 | 3:00 PM | comments

The news out of New Hampshire is that the right, after taking over the state legislature, is looking to ban marriage between couples of the same sex in that state. Even though the governor is still a Democrat, Republicans control...Read More

"Defend Christians" Lists ENDA as Top Anti-Christian "Event" of 2010

Filed by Karen Ocamb | January 03, 2011 | 2:00 PM | comments

Defend Christians.org, a San Diego-based "ministry" of the self-styled Christian Anti-Defamation Commission, just-released a list of the "Top Ten Anti-Christian Events in 2010." The list is the result of an online poll "of Christians and people of good will" at...Read More

NOM: No 2009 Tax Returns Yet

Filed by Bil Browning | January 03, 2011 | 1:00 PM | comments

Continuing their practice of skirting or outright violating American election law, the National Organization for Marriage has failed to file any tax returns for 2009. The group's 2007 and 2008 filings were up to 17 months late and they have...Read More

12 Hot Asians and 12 Hot Mormons Walk into a Bar... (The 2011 Edition)

Filed by Prince Gomolvilas | January 03, 2011 | 12:00 PM | comments

A couple years ago, I wrote about how my tradition of buying Zac Efron calendars was under review because there were entrepreneurs pervy enough to mass-produce calendars featuring nothing but hot Asian guys and hot Mormon dudes (though, oddly, not...Read More

Female inmate housed in male prison sues

Filed by Alex Blaze | January 03, 2011 | 11:00 AM | comments

A woman in prison in Virginia is finally suing so that she'll be placed in a women's facility. She's been housed with men even though her birth certificate says she's a woman, she lives as a woman, a medical exam...Read More

Man to Sweaty Man: Vintage wrestlers

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | January 03, 2011 | 9:30 AM | comments

My personal blog is on hiatus for a bit (I'll still be going here on my beloved Bilerico *smooch smooch smooch*), but the research goes on. I'm planning to do a big show on amateur wrestling (a hugely popular fetish/sport)...Read More

Trans feminine empowerment and FYCTC

Filed by Austen Crowder | January 03, 2011 | 8:30 AM | comments

Fuck Yeah Cute Trans Chicks. The name speaks for itself. The brainchild of two trans women, FYCTC started from a simple question: "What sites exist to show how awesome trans women can be?" When few sites came to mind, they...Read More


Ramin Setoodeh hasn't backed down

Filed by Alex Blaze | January 03, 2011 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Sadly, not enough has changed since the 1950s. We speculate about the sexuality of megastars, and as long as they stay straight off screen we're willing to let them play straight on screen. When somebody famous comes out of the...Read More

Video investigated by Navy

Filed by Alex Blaze | January 03, 2011 | 7:00 AM | comments

This video from a US Navy captain is causing a stir and will actually be investigated by the Navy for language and "inappropriate" content. Because I can't think of anything more disgusting that the military did while deployed in...Read More