March 15, 2011

Unelectable: Republican Rose Ferlita Isn't Married

Filed by Bil Browning | March 15, 2011 | 7:00 PM | comments

This has to be one of the most despicable political fliers I've seen in a while. Rose Ferlita, a Tampa Republican, is running for mayor. Less Government Now, a 527 group, sent out the flier headlined with, "Rose Ferlita: Unmarried....Read More

Christian Exceptionalism

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 15, 2011 | 6:00 PM | comments

Michigan's attorney general, who campaigned on not firing that creepy assistant attorney general who was homophobicly/homosexually stalking a gay college student because "when you're not on the government job, you ought to be able to express your opinion," has filed...Read More

D'Amico Top Vote Getter in West Hollywood Election

Filed by Karen Ocamb | March 15, 2011 | 5:00 PM | comments

In the final count on Monday of the remaining provisional and mail-in ballots of the March 8 election in West Hollywood, the results indicate that challenger John D'Amico came in as the top vote getter. D'Amico came in with 2876...Read More

Written in the Stars: Gays and Astrology

Filed by Jesse Monteagudo | March 15, 2011 | 3:30 PM | comments

I first knew there was something queer about astrology back in my teen years, when I first saw Walter Mercado on television. Though Mercado's homosexuality has never been established, this flamboyant, androgynous, perfumed, bouffant, heavily-made up psychic seemed to me...Read More

Sarah Palin Redux

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 15, 2011 | 2:30 PM | comments

I remember all the arguments I got in with people who thought I was too hard on Evan Bayh. His heart was in the right place, he's the most liberal person who could be elected from Indiana, he truly believes...Read More

From Wisconsin to Wal-Mart: Women Take on a Corporation

Filed by Terrance Heath | March 15, 2011 | 1:30 PM | comments

If you think conservatism’s war on America’s working- and middle-classes is only happening in Wisconsin and a few other states, you’re wrong. If you think that it’s only a war against public employees, you’re more wrong than you know. Dan...Read More

Recall Hopper!

Filed by Jake Weinraub | March 15, 2011 | 12:30 PM | comments

It's great to know that the folks in power screwing up the lives of thousands of Wisconsin residents are at least pissing off their own families too. Wisconsin state senator Randy Hopper (R-Fond du Lac), who worked closely with Governor...Read More

Indiana LGBT Folk Rally at Statehouse Against Marriage Amendment

Filed by Bil Browning | March 15, 2011 | 11:30 AM | comments

About 500 Hoosier LGBT people rallied against a proposed constitutional amendment to ban same-sex marriage, civil unions and domestic partner benefits yesterday. While Fox 59 has done an admirable job of leading the way for accurate LGBT reporting, I was...Read More

Grindr Goes Straight

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 15, 2011 | 10:30 AM | comments

The same guy who put Grindr together is going to put out a straight... I mean "mainstream" version of the app: The new application, Project Amicus will offer similar functionalities, allowing users to discover other users who are close to...Read More

The Word Is Out

Filed by Leslie Robinson | March 15, 2011 | 9:30 AM | comments

At Wayne State University in Detroit, the Word Warriors wave the banner on behalf of the English language's neglected words. Last year the Warriors released a list of words they hoped to rescue from disuse. As the obliging type, I...Read More

Thai Trans Reality Show Contestant Stuns Audience

Filed by Bil Browning | March 15, 2011 | 8:30 AM | comments

What a voice. This transgender Thai reality show contestant stuns the judges by singing both parts in a beautiful song that brings the audience to their feet. According to a translation posted in the comments section on YouTube, the contestant...Read More


Canadian Guide Mentions Gays

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 15, 2011 | 7:30 AM | comments

"We expect people who want to become Canadians to have a good understanding of their rights and responsibilities and the values and institutions that are rooted in Canada's history," he said in a statement. --Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney,...Read More

Bishop Harry Jackson: The Black Church Stopped Same-Sex Marriage

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 15, 2011 | 7:00 AM | comments

Right Wing Watch found this clip of the Bishop Harry Jackson saying the black church stopped same-sex marriage in Maryland....Read More

Trans Woman on Thai Talent Show

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 15, 2011 | 6:00 AM | comments

This video of a transsexual contestant on Thailand's Got Talent who sings in two registers and wows the crowd has been making the rounds....Read More