September 12, 2011


31 Days: Thirteen Years to Mt. Vernon

Filed by Bil Browning | September 12, 2011 | 7:00 PM | comments

The fact that Jerame and I ever went on a first date is practically miraculous. I spent months trying to shake him and his advances; I actively discouraged him, in fact. I wanted nothing to do with him.Read More

A Thrower, Not a Catcher: Vintage Muscle Hunk

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | September 12, 2011 | 6:00 PM | comments

From the 1950s, and I'm guessing one of a series of studio shots placing handsome young bodybuilders in heroic poses.Read More

Barney Frank

Barney Frank: It Gets Better

Filed by Karen Ocamb | September 12, 2011 | 5:00 PM | comments

Representative Barney Frank has made an It Gets Better video.Read More


First Gay Irish President (Redux)?

Filed by Bil Browning | September 12, 2011 | 4:00 PM | comments

Earlier this year Irish Senator David Norris seemed almost certain to be Ireland's first gay President, but a scandal forced him to withdraw his candidacy. Now he might be back in the game.Read More


The GOP Neither Puts Up Nor Shuts Up

Filed by Terrance Heath | September 12, 2011 | 3:00 PM | comments

Well, he did it. President Obama went big. Big for him, anyway. While the presidents plan isn’t bold enough to satisfy many progressives, he accomplished something that may cause Republicans some regret if the president presses his advantage.Read More


DNC Elevates Transgender Member

Filed by Mike Rogers | September 12, 2011 | 2:00 PM | comments

The Democratic National Committee has broken new ground. This weekend the DNC elected Babs Caspar Siperstein to its Executive Committee - a groundbreaking election as Babs is the first out transgender member of the committee.Read More


31 Days: Is that a Hamster in Your Hat?

Filed by Bil Browning | September 12, 2011 | 1:00 PM | comments

My parents got divorced when I was young; Dad walked out on Mom on my tenth birthday. Walter was an older man who lived across the country lane on land that used to be a soybean field.Read More


WeHo Remembers 9/11 Pop Luck Club Co-Founders

Filed by Karen Ocamb | September 12, 2011 | 12:00 PM | comments

On the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, West Hollywood hosted a special remembrance for Daniel Brandhorst, Ronald Gamboa and their son, who died when United Flight 175 from Boston to Los Angeles flew into the second tower of the World Trade Center.Read More

LGBT Issues In Policing

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | September 12, 2011 | 11:00 AM | comments

How do we introduce our aspiring young law enforcement officers to important issues of 21st century diversity, when all they know is CSI and Ghost in the Machine?Read More


Milquetoast Unite: Pawlenty Endorses Romney

Filed by Bil Browning | September 12, 2011 | 9:30 AM | comments

Former GOP presidential candidate Tim Pawlenty formally endorsed Mitt Romney this morning. You could hear America yawning from outer space.Read More

OK Go: Muppet Theme

Filed by Bil Browning | September 12, 2011 | 8:45 AM | comments

OK Go sings the Muppet Show song with the help of some felt friends. One of the two (OK Go or the Muppets) has a new record called "The Green Album" coming out. Your pick which one....Read More

Another DC Trans Shooting

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | September 12, 2011 | 8:30 AM | comments

Another assault on a trans person in DC, and questions about reportingRead More


FIFA Investigates Homophobia in Women's Soccer

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | September 12, 2011 | 7:30 AM | comments

"By launching an immediate probe into Coach Uche's homophobic statements, the international governing body of soccer is sending a clear and important message: homophobia has no place in football, on or off the field." --Andre Banks, All Out co-founder, applauding...Read More