March 4, 2011

Queer Music Friday - Jessie J

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 04, 2011 | 5:00 PM | comments

British pop star Jessie J confirmed she was out this week as bisexual in an interview with MTV: "I've never denied it. Whoopie doo guys, yes, I've dated girls and I've dated boys - get over it. It's not a...Read More

My Deepest Apology to Our Beautiful Youth

Filed by Anthony Carter | March 04, 2011 | 4:00 PM | comments

I would like to sincerely apologize for being an elder within the community and not doing my part. Yes, I have more life experience and most importantly I grew up in a very different world. When I was a young...Read More

Friday: Gratuitous Half Naked Frat Boys Wrestling

Filed by Bil Browning | March 04, 2011 | 3:00 PM | comments

We're almost to the weekend and here's something to put you in the mood for play - a gratuitous post of half naked frat boys wrestling. C'mon... It's Friday afternoon and I'd like to go see a part of DC...Read More

Not Welcome: A Transwoman and the Plasma Center

Filed by Guest Blogger | March 04, 2011 | 2:00 PM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Sera Wohldmann is a 23-year old recently post-operative transgender lesbian, a working musician by day, and a security guard by night. She currently lives in Hollywood, CA with her unemployed trans fiancée just trying to scrape...Read More

Conservative Campus Queers Revolt

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 04, 2011 | 1:00 PM | comments

I posted a few weeks ago about Westmont College, which forces students to promise not to be gay, and the letter alumni and professors wrote talking about the negative effects of the school's homophobia. Even though the school receives federal...Read More

Grrrls in Front

Filed by Toshio Meronek | March 04, 2011 | 12:00 PM | comments

I was just turned on to the fact (thanks, Google) that filmmaker Lucy Thane has made her 90s dyke/queercore/Riot Grrrl documentary "She's Real (Worse Than Queer)" available for online consumption. All 51 of its under-appreciated minutes feature interviews and performances...Read More

Indicted: Remember Indiana's Charlie White?

Filed by Bil Browning | March 04, 2011 | 11:00 AM | comments

Do you remember back in September when I blogged about Indiana's Republican Secretary of State candidate, Charlie White? White won the election even though I asked, "Did IN Republican Secretary of State Candidate Commit Voter Fraud?" According to a grand...Read More

Life Partners: Vintage Lesbian Couples

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | March 04, 2011 | 10:30 AM | comments

It's a rare and beautiful thing when the person dissolving an estate can provide some brief background on the deceased. According to the auctioneer of these two images, they came from the estate of an elderly, openly lesbian woman and...Read More

Larry Craig Is Back in the Senate

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 04, 2011 | 9:30 AM | comments

As a lobbyist: Walking the halls of the Congress, you never know who you might run into - and today it was a blast from the past. I sat down in the subway that runs beneath the Capitol, and across...Read More

Live Nude Sex Show!

Filed by Mercedes Allen | March 04, 2011 | 8:30 AM | comments

The above is not what you would expect to be the heading used to advertise an elective on-campus speaker series event. But then, most of us never attended Northwestern University. After an initial discussion at Ryan Family Auditorium, the students...Read More

Orange County Tea Party Protests Muslims

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 04, 2011 | 7:00 AM | comments

This video shows a protest outside an Islamic Center in Orange County. It's pretty ugly, but that's what hate looks like....Read More


Someone Will Shoot the WBC

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 04, 2011 | 7:00 AM | comments

"You have too many soldiers and Marines coming back with post-traumatic stress syndrome, and they (the Westboro protesters) are going to go to the wrong funeral and the guns are going to go off. And when it does. I just...Read More