August 14, 2011

Comment of the Week

Comment of the Week: Paige Listerud on UK Riots

Filed by Jerame Davis | August 14, 2011 | 7:00 PM | comments

Earlier this week, Adam Polaski wrote a piece to discuss the riots in the U.K. and what they could mean for the U.S. and the LGBT community. Some folks seemed to think Adam was endorsing riots as something we should be doing here.Read More


Michele Bachmann and the Iowa Corn Dog

Filed by Karen Ocamb | August 14, 2011 | 5:00 PM | comments

Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann eats a corn dog in Iowa before winning the straw poll.Read More


Cuba's First Trans Wedding

Filed by Bil Browning | August 14, 2011 | 3:30 PM | comments

Cuba celebrated their first transgender wedding ceremony - complete with American diplomats some of Cuba's best known dissidents. One can only imagine how festive the reception was!Read More


'Doublespeak': Right-Wing Politics & Theocracy

Filed by Guest Blogger | August 14, 2011 | 1:30 PM | comments

The very first thing that caught my eye as I entered the grounds of the Iowa Republican Party Presidential Straw Poll were three young children wearing round stickers announcing "GUNS SAVE LIVES" on their small tee-shirts.Read More


The Power Vested in Me by the State of New York

Filed by Father Tony | August 14, 2011 | 12:00 PM | comments

At the busy southwest corner of New York City's Central Park, a short walk from where the archbishop of New York was probably sitting down to a fine lunch, I legally joined two same-sex couples in marriage at a unique event called "Popupchapel."Read More


Pawlenty Leaves the Circus

Filed by Bil Browning | August 14, 2011 | 10:45 AM | comments

Yesterday Rick Perry jumped in the GOP clown car, but apparently there is a limit to how many buffoons one of those contraptions can hold.Read More


Indianapolis Star: Hinkle Must Go

Filed by Ed Team | August 14, 2011 | 7:30 AM | comments

"This sad situation is a personal and family tragedy. How Hinkle resolves these matters with those who are closest to him is very much his own business. "But as a public leader, he is entrusted by voters with exercising good...Read More

Tony Perkins: Anti-Gay GOP Candidates Do Best

Filed by Bil Browning | August 14, 2011 | 7:00 AM | comments

Watch as Tony Perkins tries to explain that anti-gay Republican politicians do better with voters. I love it how Huckabee says the Family Research Council is "one of the most respected values groups," when in actuality the org has...Read More