July 7, 2011


Do Washington State Democrats Have A Labor Problem?

Filed by Don Davis | July 07, 2011 | 6:00 PM | comments

Let's talk about why Democrats are having all kinds of problems with what should be "natural" constituencies - and why those problems might not be going away anytime soon.Read More


A Gay Youth at Texas Bible Camp

Filed by Guest Blogger | July 07, 2011 | 5:00 PM | comments

Guest blogger Max Pearson shares his tumultuous, hysterical experiences at Piney Woods Youth Bible Camp in Texas as a young, gay non-believer. Read More


DOMA Repeal Will Get Senate Hearing

Filed by Bil Browning | July 07, 2011 | 4:30 PM | comments

Senator Patrick Leahy has announced that the Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing on legislation to repeal the Defense of Marriage Act. It will be the first time Congress will have debated the law since it's enactment 15 years ago.Read More


Tonight on The Rebecca Juro Show: John Aravosis

Filed by Rebecca Juro | July 07, 2011 | 4:00 PM | comments

Americablog editor John Aravosis will be speaking with Rebecca Juro about ENDA, the Democratic Party and its relationship with the LGBT community, and the role of LGBT media. Read More


A Panel's Attempt at a Progressive LGBT Discussion

Filed by Adam Polaski | July 07, 2011 | 3:00 PM | comments

At Campus Progress' National Convention yesterday, three LGBT activists spoke about the movement's priorities, funding streams, and approaches to activism. But did their progressive perspectives fall on deaf ears?Read More

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Larry King Murder Trial Underway in Chatsworth

Filed by Karen Ocamb | July 07, 2011 | 2:00 PM | comments

The case the Ventura County Deputy District Attorney is presenting indicates that Brandon McInerney was a budding white supremacist and not an innocent who just made a mistake.Read More


International Kissing Day: Kissing On The Pier

Filed by Don Davis | July 07, 2011 | 1:30 PM | comments

Despite the fact that it's a day late, you could just get out and start kissing, wherever you are, knowing that you're not just kissing at random; you're celebrating an international holidayRead More


On Again Off Again: British Opera Is Back

Filed by Bil Browning | July 07, 2011 | 1:00 PM | comments

Production was originally canceled for Lee Hall's new opera because the community objected to some gay content, but after a few minor tweaks the show will go on.Read More


Riding Like the Naked Wind

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | July 07, 2011 | 12:00 PM | comments

Boing Boing hosted a sweet photo show of Naked Bike Ride Day as it was celebrated around the world. Here's one of my favorites.Read More

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Indy Coalition of Progressive Groups Rally at Statehouse

Filed by Annette Gross | July 07, 2011 | 11:30 AM | comments

On Thursday, June 30th, members of Indianapolis PFLAG joined with other community organizations at the Indiana Statehouse to protest the passage of several bills that will have negative impacts on women, LGBT people, immigrants, workers and teachers.Read More


San Diego LGBT Bookstore Destroyed

Filed by Bil Browning | July 07, 2011 | 11:00 AM | comments

Obelisk, San Diego's LGBT bookstore, has been destroyed in a fire that gutted the buildingRead More


Michele & Marcus Bachmann: More & More Questions

Filed by Michael Hamar | July 07, 2011 | 10:00 AM | comments

The questions about Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann and the extremist anti-gay views she shares with her husband, Marcus Bachmann, continue to multiply.Read More


Will the Supreme Court Reinstate the Stay on the DADT Ban?

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | July 07, 2011 | 9:00 AM | comments

What will the Supreme Court do?Read More

Toronto City Councilor Records March, Calls for Defunding

Filed by Mercedes Allen | July 07, 2011 | 8:00 AM | comments

Toronto city councilor Giorgio "Creepy" Mammoliti made it a point to film Saturday's Dyke March during Toronto Pride Week festivities, in hopes of catching any sign of Queers Against Israeli Apartheid or anyone sporting similar messaging to them.Read More


One for the History Books

Filed by Bil Browning | July 07, 2011 | 7:30 AM | comments

"If the president believes that gays, lesbians and transsexuals are "our brothers and sisters," why does he not also believe that "our brothers and sisters" include not only polygamists, but exhibitionists, the incestuous, coprophiliacs, necrophiliacs, urophiliacs and zoophiliacs (those who...Read More

The Kitten vs the Leaf Blower

Filed by Bil Browning | July 07, 2011 | 7:00 AM | comments

Watch as this kitten gets rescued from a perilous predicament by a fireman with a leaf blower. I'll just let y'all guess what my original title for this post was. (Hat tip to OMGBlog)...Read More