March 19, 2012


Who Signed the Letter? [Comment of the Week]

Filed by Bil Browning | March 19, 2012 | 6:30 PM | comments

On Friday I reported that homophobic Republican state senators had succeeded with their ploy to revoke the Indiana Youth Group's specialty license plate. I asked readers to identify the signatures on the letter and Projector Gary Russell kindly provided the full list.Read More


Family Equality Council Celebrates 30 Years With New Video

Filed by James Holmes | March 19, 2012 | 5:30 PM | comments

The Family Equality Council has released a new video celebrating 30 years of advocacy for LGBT parents and their children. This video is the first in a new story telling series that will be rolling out throughout this year. Read More

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HRC's LA Gala: Theron's a Hoot, Matthews Praises Solmonese & Griffin's a Hit

Filed by Karen Ocamb | March 19, 2012 | 4:30 PM | comments

Inside the ballroom, the mood was jubilant. The black tie crowd appreciated the work accomplished by departing HRC President Joe Solmonese and agreed with him that re-electing President Obama in November should be a top priority for LGBT people.Read More


How Conservatism Is Wiping Small Town America Off The Map

Filed by Terrance Heath | March 19, 2012 | 3:30 PM | comments

Conservatives love Small Town America™. They extol its virtues all the time. Too bad conservative economics is wiping Small Town America™ off the map. Read More


Customer Service LGBT Culture Clash: I Don't Buy It

Filed by Sue Kerr | March 19, 2012 | 2:30 PM | comments

When I raised a red flag about a potentially homophobic comment by a Dell customer service representative, the company's response was less than adequate. In fact, it was downright horrible.Read More

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Silent March Planned to Honor DC Hate Crimes Victims

Filed by James Holmes | March 19, 2012 | 1:30 PM | comments

On Tuesday, March 20th starting at 7:00p.m. there will be a silent march to honor the victims of last weekend's hate crime attacks on two gay men and a transgender woman in DC's Columbia Heights neighborhood. Read More

The GOP's Primary Race to Oblivion

Filed by Terrance Heath | March 19, 2012 | 12:00 PM | comments

What looks like a long, hard slog for Romney may also be a road to oblivion for the GOP.Read More


More Thoughts on Catholics & Getting Married

Filed by Steven Cheslik-DeMeyer | March 19, 2012 | 11:00 AM | comments

I got in some serious hot water with my last post - which was not an installment of the Marriage Chronicles but a screed against the Catholic Church. I offended two people who are very important to me.Read More

Two Guys Kiss at Santorum Rally

Filed by Bil Browning | March 19, 2012 | 10:30 AM | comments

Two protestors at a Rick Santorum rally recently decided to make a statement. After yelling "Mic check!" the duo shared a quick smooch while the crowd shouted "USA! USA!" at them. It's unclear whether the group of feces loving...Read More


Don't Re-Nig Edition [What You Need to Know]

Filed by Bil Browning | March 19, 2012 | 10:00 AM | comments

Just when you start to hope that everyone has a redeeming quality, along comes another racist Republican to prove you wrong.Read More


The Reality Is...

Filed by Bil Browning | March 19, 2012 | 9:08 AM | comments

"The reality is is that both parties have nominated people in the last decade who are not prepared to be anywhere near the Oval Office. John Edwards in the Democratic Party. Sarah Palin in the Republican Party. And we ought...Read More


What to Consider Before Tying the Knot: An LGBT Primer

Filed by Kergan Edwards-Stout | March 19, 2012 | 9:00 AM | comments

As the tide of marriage equality begins to turn, with same gender nuptials becoming a reality for increasing numbers of couples, along comes a perfectly-timed guide to provide insight into what elements to consider before taking such a step.Read More