September 13, 2012


Consultant on Anti-Islamic Film Also Anti-Gay, Anti-Mormon

Filed by Karen Ocamb | September 13, 2012 | 5:00 PM | comments

While authorities are investigating the supposed writer/director of the film, "Sam Bacile" - Steven Klein, owner of Wise Insurance Agency in Hemet, says he served as a consultant on the film and has no regrets about the violent outrage. Read More


Reflecting: Democratic Convention Historic in Many Ways

Filed by Mark Segal | September 13, 2012 | 4:00 PM | comments

A majority of the speakers at the Democratic National Convention last week spoke in some way about LGBT equality. You read that right. From small-town mayors to the president of the United States of America, our civil rights were front and center. Read More


The Living Dead Goes to Broadway

Filed by James Holmes | September 13, 2012 | 3:00 PM | comments

In this new animated short, Broadway Zombie, by John Raymond Barker, a Zombie gets his chance at the Broadway stage. Read More


Not a Good Way to Handle the Situation

Filed by Bil Browning | September 13, 2012 | 2:00 PM | comments

I can understand the frustration of seeing a loved one constantly subjected to anti-gay animus, but attacking the mouthy perpetrator with pepper spray after the event is never a good idea. Especially when you're spraying down a 14 year old girl.Read More


The Party Platforms: What in God's Name?

Filed by Terrance Heath | September 13, 2012 | 12:30 PM | comments

It's always amusing when God gets dragged into politics. If God took the to read at least one of those political party platforms, the most She (or He, if you prefer) would likely say is, "At least you spelled my name right."Read More


New Report for Allies on LGBT Discrimination Gets Personal

Filed by Karen Ocamb | September 13, 2012 | 11:30 AM | comments

A new report by the Human Rights Campaign, Log Cabin Republicans, the Movement Advancement Project, National Stonewall Democrats, and the Victory Fund, serves as a primer on the unfair laws, burdens and stigma still faced by many LGBT Americans.Read More


Back to School for Transgender Elementary Students

Filed by Paige Schilt | September 13, 2012 | 10:00 AM | comments

This fall, as elementary-age kids head back to the classroom, some transgender students are returning with more than just new school supplies. For these children, the beginning of the academic year is an opportunity to introduce a new name, new pronouns, and a new social identity.Read More


The Legacy of Integrity

Filed by Bil Browning | September 13, 2012 | 9:30 AM | comments

"It never crossed my mind that what I said in my testimony might be a mistake. As an issue of 'integrity,' it was not possible for it to be a mistake... Many were taken back by the "re-framing" of the...Read More

Start Your Morning with a Ben Cohen Photo Shoot

Filed by Bil Browning | September 13, 2012 | 9:00 AM | comments

The work day has just started and you're still looking around the intertubes for something to help you get your morning off with a bang. If your boss isn't too prudish, here's a behind the scenes look at the...Read More