June 5, 2012


AIDS LifeCycle Riders Encounter Friends, Rain, & Heart

Filed by Karen Ocamb | June 05, 2012 | 6:00 PM | comments

Paul Katami was not with his American Foundation for Equal Rights today as they waited to hear whether the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals would re-hear the case with more judges (they won't). He is on the 7-day AIDS LifeCycle 11 Ride. Read More


Leslie Feinberg Arrested In Solidarity With CeCe McDonald

Filed by Mercedes Allen | June 05, 2012 | 5:00 PM | comments

Leslie Feinberg has been arrested and is facing charges of property damage. The arrest came during a protest of the conviction of CeCe McDonald, who was sentenced to 41 months in prison for manslaughter following the death of Dean Schmitz in Minneapolis. Read More


Garlic, Greens, & White Bean Soup [Vegan Ain't All Bad]

Filed by James Holmes | June 05, 2012 | 3:30 PM | comments

In my CSA share last week, I received both chard and collard greens. The collards survived the weekend, and I decided to cook them up in a very easy, quick, and cheap soup. The weather has been mildly chilly enough that it seemed fitting. Read More


Queer in Faith: Forging Alliances for Equality

Filed by Terence Weldon | June 05, 2012 | 2:30 PM | comments

Looking back over 60 years of history, in my case queer church history, there has been a truly remarkable transformation of Christian responses to homosexuality. This transformation matters to all of us, whether believers or not. Read More


Breaking: 9th Circuit Will NOT Re-Hear Federal Prop 8 Case

Filed by Karen Ocamb | June 05, 2012 | 1:15 PM | comments

The case will now likely go to the US Supreme Court.Read More


He's Still Here

Filed by Guest Blogger | June 05, 2012 | 12:30 PM | comments

At the end of June, I will have been living as Monica for 15 years. It is not as much of a milestone as I thought it would be, because the world is a different place, and I am indeed a different person today. Read More


Blacks, Gays & Marriage: When A Leader Leads

Filed by Terrance Heath | June 05, 2012 | 11:00 AM | comments

When I read about the recent polls indicating a huge shift among African-Americans towards supporting same-sex marriage I was skeptical. Surprised. Hopeful. But still skeptical. Several days later, I remain so - unable to settle into one reaction or another. Read More

California gay marriage

Meet California's 50th AD Candidates in Today's Primary

Filed by Karen Ocamb | June 05, 2012 | 10:00 AM | comments

Please do not forget to vote in today's very important Primary elections. This is California's first open primary where the top two candidates will face off in November. Read More


AFA's Bryan Fischer Openly Loves Discrimination

Filed by Ed Team | June 05, 2012 | 8:30 AM | comments

"Bottom line: it's time for conservatives to unhesitatingly reclaim the "D" word, dust it off, and use it without apology. A rational culture that cares about its people will in fact discriminate against adultery, pedophilia, rape, bestiality, and, yes, homosexual...Read More