February 15, 2012


Who Will Be the Next Leader of HRC?

Filed by Bil Browning | February 15, 2012 | 6:15 PM | comments

The Advocate recently put out a list of folks they think "might succeed Joe Solmonese" as the head of the Human Rights Campaign, but let's take a deeper look at who insiders are actually speculating will end up with the job.Read More


Erotica, Valentine's Day, & the Missouri River

Filed by James Holmes | February 15, 2012 | 5:00 PM | comments

Last night for Valentine's Day, my partner and I decided to go for a less traditional approach. Rather than going out for dinner and a movie we accepted an invitation to an erotic book reading.Read More


Oklahoma's New Gay State Senator Is an Old Friend

Filed by Bil Browning | February 15, 2012 | 4:00 PM | comments

Oklahoma state representative Al McAffrey may be the state's newest openly gay state senator now, but for those of us who follow politics, he's an old friend.Read More


Tell Log Cabin: No Anti-LGBT Candidates!

Filed by Jerame Davis | February 15, 2012 | 2:30 PM | comments

No candidate should get the support of any LGBT organization if they have pledged to deny equality to our community. Some gay conservatives seem to think otherwise and they need to hear from us loud and clear: no anti-LGBT candidates allowed!Read More

HIV Criminalization Face-Off: A Poz Man & His Accuser

Filed by Mark S. King | February 15, 2012 | 1:30 PM | comments

What if you could witness a face-to-face confrontation between a man living with HIV and the sex partner accusing him of not revealing his status? Wouldn't you like to be a fly on that wall?Read More


RuPaul's Drag Race Season 4, Episode 3 Glamazons vs. Champions

Filed by James Holmes | February 15, 2012 | 12:30 PM | comments

The girls discover the world of the infomercial. They are ordered to create a commercial for RuPaul's two albums, Champion and Glamazon. Yay for self promotion. Read More


Pelosi Endorses Marriage Equality Plank for Dem Party

Filed by Bil Browning | February 15, 2012 | 11:00 AM | comments

Freedom to Marry launched an ingenious campaign Monday to prod the Democratic Party into including a plank in the party platform that endorses marriage equality. The push got a large endorsement today from House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi when she announced her support for the initiative. Read More


Log Cabin Republican Pioneer Thomas Hunter Russell Dies

Filed by Karen Ocamb | February 15, 2012 | 10:00 AM | comments

On Monday, longtime activist Jeanne Barney sent me an email telling me that Thomas Hunter Russell died peacefully at his home last Wednesday, on Feb. 8. He was 71.Read More


Matt Taibi Savages HRC for Goldman Sachs Honors

Filed by Bil Browning | February 15, 2012 | 9:30 AM | comments

"This is an extremely unfortunate error by the HRC, which in making [Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd] Blankfein a spokesman for this important political campaign has allowed one of the most relentless enemies of the poor and the disadvantaged to use...Read More

The Coolest Thing You'll See Today

Filed by Bil Browning | February 15, 2012 | 9:25 AM | comments

Check out this video from Walk off the Earth of the five band members playing one guitar while performing "Somebody That I Used to Know." It sounds really hokey, but it's damn cool. I've had the song stuck in...Read More