Marriage Equality: August 2007

Larry Craig might resign today, and why are Republicans calling for his resignation?

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 31, 2007 | 3:42 PM | comments

From CNN: Several well-placed GOP sources in Washington and Idaho have told CNN that embattled Republican Sen. Larry Craig is likely to resign soon, possibly as early as Friday. Sen. Larry Craig, shown here in a 2005 photograph, is facing...Read More

Iowa same-sex marriages stopped

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 31, 2007 | 3:34 PM | comments

At around 11 this morning, the judge who lifted the state ban on same-sex marriage stayed his ruling until the appeals process is over. Eight gay couples, who got their licenses approved in time, are, I'm assuming from what I've...Read More

Fun with

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 31, 2007 | 12:35 PM | comments

As I went to check the headlines, I thought: Gay marriage in Ohio? I missed that headline! Of course, they're referencing this story from Iowa. This reminds me of that one story from Lorrie Moore, "Agnes of Iowa", where the...Read More

Coming Out (of Marriage)

Filed by Michele O'Mara | August 31, 2007 | 11:31 AM | comments

Today's Freebie Friday is a resource for married gay men and women. The decision to come out is painful, and not always the chosen or best solution given your situation. However, when it is, the following resource offers you some...Read More

I'm A Bitch, I'm A Lover

Filed by Marti Abernathey | August 31, 2007 | 9:49 AM | comments

Meredith Brooks once sang: I'm a bitch, I'm a lover I'm a child, I'm a mother I'm a sinner, I'm a saint I do not feel ashamed I'm your hell, I'm your dream I'm nothing in between You know, you...Read More


Homotextual: Dennis Johnson

Filed by Ed Team | August 31, 2007 | 7:09 AM | comments

"This is a significant step forward in recognizing the constitutional rights of all Iowans, and it's an amazing day for same-sex couples and their families all across Iowa." -- Dennis Johnson, co-counsel for the plaintiffs in the Iowa lawsuit...Read More

Revolutionary Russia

Filed by Steve Ralls | August 30, 2007 | 9:47 PM | comments

Russian authors are not known for their brevity. Indeed, one might say that they have a tendency 'to go on for a bit.' But during its height, the Russian literary scene was nothing short of dazzling. And, as it turns...Read More

Iowa court rules in favor of marriage equality

Filed by Bil Browning | August 30, 2007 | 6:13 PM | comments

A trial court in Iowa released a 63 page decision today that said same-sex couples must be allowed to marry based on the Iowa Constitution's guarantee of equal treatment under the law. This ruling overturns Iowa's Defense of Marriage law...Read More


Episcopals nominate lesbian priest for bishop

Filed by Bil Browning | August 30, 2007 | 5:39 PM | comments

As you watch the various denominations in Protestantism wrestle with the issue of LGBT people, it's always fascinating to me to watch the different ways they approach the subject. Baptists or Pentecostals, for example, tend to the "not welcoming" side...Read More

Is the GOP Anti-Gay?

Filed by Michael Crawford | August 30, 2007 | 8:41 AM | comments

In a post yesterday called Republicans, Gays And Larry Craig: Is The GOP Anti-Gay? Marc Ambinder makes the following statement: It's absurd to label every politician or person who opposes gay marriage and gays in the military as anti-gay. Many...Read More

NBJC Responds to Sen. Larry Craig Restroom Incident

Filed by H. Alexander Robinson | August 29, 2007 | 5:38 PM | comments

Sen. Larry Craig's recent sexual restroom exploits have given the American community an unexpected but valuable teachable moment that should be embraced and further understood. Instead of running from the tabloid fodder, late night talk show jokes, and Sunday morning...Read More

Do We Talk About Ourselves Too Much?

Filed by Rebecca Juro | August 29, 2007 | 12:43 PM | comments

I've been writing a book. Oh don't worry, I'm not going to bore you with the details of trying to create something readable out of a bunch of disjointed thoughts, ideas, and stuff I've already written. No, what I want...Read More

Truths and Transformations: a conversation, a movie review, a relationship, a hooker, a marriage and more

Filed by Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore | August 29, 2007 | 6:46 AM | comments

About two years ago, I received an email from Caren Block that read as follows: "Hi Mattilda. I read your interview in Bitch magazine and experienced a political and filmic revelation that leads me to you now. My business partner,...Read More

Silly dichotomy of the day: Old gay culture vs. new gay culture

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 29, 2007 | 6:41 AM | comments

Andrew Sullivan being away, James Kirchick has taken over for the Daily Dish and is filling in for the big guy himself quite nicely. He claims that "old" gay culture - anonymous sex and hook ups - is dying away,...Read More

Indiana Republicans Duped on SJR7? Maybe We Owe Them An Apology

Filed by Don Sherfick | August 28, 2007 | 12:01 PM | comments

The Indiana Equality corner of September's WORD (for Indiana), out today, carries a piece I authored concerning the possibility that Eric Miller and other proponents of SJR7, the proposed "marriage amendment" to the Indiana constitution, may have put one over...Read More

The CA AG's 2 arguments against same-sex marriage

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 27, 2007 | 4:39 PM | comments

From the Bay Area Review: In briefs filed with the state Supreme Court this summer two new legal arguments have emerged in the ongoing battle over same-sex marriage. San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera, in briefs filed August 17, is...Read More

The Evolution of the Federal Marriage Amendment: The POTUS and A Primer Part III

Filed by Don Sherfick | August 27, 2007 | 11:00 AM | comments

In the first two posts on of marriage versus civil unions here, and here, I've talked a little about the fact that marriage is almost exclusively a state matter, and how the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) was enacted out...Read More

What's a queer political issue?

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 27, 2007 | 6:34 AM | comments

I got into an interesting discussion with Jim Burroway over at Box Turtle Bulletin in the comments last week about what exactly constitutes an "LGBT issue". The list of possible lists is seemingly endless - from the absolute expansiveness of...Read More

Queer weekend Reader

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 26, 2007 | 7:32 PM | comments

One mother of a gay man is mad as hell and won't take it anymore: You have the audacity to talk about protecting families and children from the homosexual menace, while you yourselves tear apart families and drive children to...Read More

Evan Wolfson: Disagreeing with me hurts gay people

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 23, 2007 | 6:18 PM | comments

I can't believe I've been sitting on this one for a week. This is from Evan Wolfson in an interview he did with David Mixner on the Democratic frontrunners' position on same-sex marriage: Marriage is the tug, and when gay...Read More

The Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA): The POTUS and A Primer Part II

Filed by Don Sherfick | August 23, 2007 | 9:15 AM | comments

Last Tuesday I initiated a short series of articles intended to be a primer/refresher on the overall subject of marriage versus civil unions. I note that since then Bilerico fellow contributor Marla Stevens has weighed in with some comments about...Read More

Solid Gold Rumors About Karl & His 'Family'

Filed by Steve Ralls | August 22, 2007 | 8:26 PM | comments

It's (almost) official: Karl Rove is gay. If you believe Jeff Gannon's former employer, Talon News, that is. DC gossip Wonkette is reporting (and Talon is sort of confirming) that Gannon is planning a 'tell-all' book about Rove which will...Read More


Pro gay marriage rally in small town Indiana

Filed by Bil Browning | August 22, 2007 | 10:10 AM | comments

Here in the Hoosier state we're known for being, shall we say, a little conservative. I've lived in a few different cities around the state, but one of my least favorite places that I've lived was Columbus. It's a small,...Read More

Civil Marriage & Political Giving: Tough Love

Filed by Marla R. Stevens | August 21, 2007 | 7:12 PM | comments

My money will go instead to funding Congressional and Statehouse candidates who already embrace me and my marriage as equal to them and theirs and who will not mince words about it ... I hope you are standing with me on this one. Frankly, simply being acknowledged as human should not be too much to demand and less than that should be too much to reward. Read More

Marriage vs. Civil Unions: The POTUS and A Primer Part I

Filed by Don Sherfick | August 21, 2007 | 1:00 PM | comments

The appearance earlier this month of six Democratic hopefuls for their party's presidential ("POTUS") nomination on a the HRC/Logo forum got me to thinking about how much candidates really DON'T say when they address the subject of gay marriage versus...Read More

Fred Thompson Backtracking on Gay Marriage?

Filed by Michael Crawford | August 20, 2007 | 10:00 AM | comments

I wrote a couple of days ago about the CNN interview with possible Republican presidential candidate Fred Thompson in which he expressed support for amendments to the U.S. Constitution to ban same-sex marriage and abortion rights, which you can read...Read More

I'm here! I'm queer!

Filed by Sara Whitman | August 20, 2007 | 10:00 AM | comments

And… I have to get to bed by 9:30PM or I’ll never be able to get up with my kids. As this is my first post on The Bilerico Project, I thought I’d introduce myself. I am a suburban lesbian...Read More


Homotextual: Eric Jaye

Filed by Ed Team | August 20, 2007 | 7:13 AM | comments

"Cautious Democrats should face the fact that no position on gay marriage is the weakest possible stance. Silence is read as support for gay marriage. And your silence is seen as political at best, cowardice at worst. As a party,...Read More

Have We Given Up on Ending AIDS?

Filed by H. Alexander Robinson | August 20, 2007 | 6:40 AM | comments

For all the history making and unprecedented coverage of the recent Human Rights Campaign Foundation/Logo Presidential Forum the event provided no new information about the Democratic candidates. I was disappointed by the relatively superficial focus on HIV/AIDS and it should...Read More

Queer weekend reader

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 18, 2007 | 3:31 PM | comments

Maggie Quale begins her journey to lesbian motherhood: We are women obsessed. Yesterday I stuffed a beach ball under my dress and walked around playing pregnant while I vacuumed and paid the bills. I even picture-messaged a photo of myself...Read More

Fred Thompson's Not Down With the Gays

Filed by Michael Crawford | August 18, 2007 | 12:25 PM | comments

Fred Thompson, the Law and Order actor who is considering a run for the Republican presidential nomination, is not a fan of the gays. In fact, not only is he not a fan of the gays, he wants a amendment...Read More


Homotextual: Mike Gravel

Filed by Ed Team | August 18, 2007 | 7:58 AM | comments

"If Hillary misspoke, I urge her to immediately admit it and move on. If she's on a personal journey toward accepting gay marriage, like John Edwards, that's fine. Even he admits his opposition to marriage equality is irrational. But as...Read More

Indianapolis: 12th largest city won't even crack the lavender ceiling

Filed by Bil Browning | August 17, 2007 | 1:07 PM | comments

Indianapolis is the 12th largest city in the United States, but you wouldn't know it from the way the LGBT community is treated. We had to scrape and fight to secure a human rights ordinance in 2005 that includes sexual...Read More

Isn't It Ironic, Don't You Think?

Filed by Marti Abernathey | August 17, 2007 | 10:01 AM | comments

During the HRC/LOGO Presidential Forum John Edwards was asked: MR. SOLOMONESE: Susan Stanton is in our audience tonight. She was, for 17 years, the city manager in Largo , Florida . She did her job well; she was respected and...Read More

Rove's Reason. Repressed?

Filed by Terrance Heath | August 16, 2007 | 7:03 PM | comments

Jane says that Marcy says that any one of three different investigations could be behind Rove's sudden decision to step down. Admittedly, Rove' sudden resignation fits the pattern of Bush administration officials resigning two steps ahead of arrest, indictment,...Read More

Surviving Bush is not for Sissies

Filed by Sean Kosofsky | August 16, 2007 | 6:40 PM | comments

The end is near. Even though we still have another year and a half of George Bush (His Illigititude) the doors are closing on this administration. With this impending regime change, it is important to look back and reflect on...Read More

Bill Richardson doesn't want to talk about the gays

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 15, 2007 | 3:50 PM | comments

Hell, I feel the same way sometimes, Bill. In an interview with the NY Daily News, he said: Richardson, who supports civil unions, was asked if he would veto a gay marriage bill because he believed in his heart that...Read More

Giuliani Flips So Far He Kisses Himself On His Ass

Filed by Ellen Andersen | August 15, 2007 | 3:15 PM | comments

There's been a lot of buzz here on The Bilerico Project and across the web about recent Logo/HRC presidential debate and the candidates' generally appalling efforts to distance themselves from the prospect of same-sex marriage, while generally embracing some form...Read More

New Jersey marriage Zogby poll

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 15, 2007 | 1:48 PM | comments

From Garden State Equality: By 63% to 31%, New Jersey voters say they’d be fine with the state legislature upgrading civil unions to marriage equality. By 72% to 21%, New Jersey voters say state legislators would be in no electoral...Read More

In Support of ENDA

Filed by Guest Blogger | August 15, 2007 | 8:27 AM | comments

[EDITOR'S NOTE:] The following is a guest post by Barry Welsh. Barry is running against Republican Congressman Mike Pence in the 2008 elections. Rep Pence is an absolute embarrassment to his party and my state and consistently takes anti-gay positions....Read More

Popping the question to the candidates

Filed by Rev Irene Monroe | August 14, 2007 | 4:36 PM | comments

If same-sex marriage was such a wedge issue in the 2004 presidential campaign, why is it seemingly the litmus test for the LGBTQ community’s support in the 2008 race? The marriage question was the repeated query during last week’s historic...Read More

On Obama and marriage equality: a question continues

Filed by Don Sherfick | August 14, 2007 | 12:14 PM | comments

In the wake of the discussions pro and con over last week’s Logo/HRC event (I can’t call it a “debate” by any stretch) with six of the eight Democratic presidential hopefuls on LGBT issues, I’m in the process of putting...Read More

Love is a Verb

Filed by Michele O'Mara | August 14, 2007 | 11:19 AM | comments

My girlfriend and I have been together for a year and a half.. our marriage has died, literally. We don't have sex nor the urge, we fight constantly.. but we can't let go of that love we once had. What...Read More

Reality Check, Aisle 5

Filed by Ethan St. Pierre | August 14, 2007 | 10:00 AM | comments

I wasn't going to post anything about the Logo/HRC Presidential Forum. I've read most of the blogs and I felt as though all sides were represented and I honestly didn't feel like beating a dead horse. That is, until that...Read More

Chris Dodd answers HRC's questions

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 13, 2007 | 1:42 PM | comments

Chris Dodd said he would show up at the HRC/Logo Presidential Forum, was the first one to confirm, but then backed out at the last minute citing a "scheduling conflict". Mm-hmm. Well, he's trying to make up for it by...Read More

David Mixner calls out Hillary's DOMA answer

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 13, 2007 | 11:42 AM | comments

Remember how Hillary Clinton said that she'd only support repealing Section 3 of the DOMA at the HRC/Logo Presidential Forum last week and we got into a big discussion of whether Section 2 was necessary or not to satisfy those...Read More

Ding, dong the witch is dead

Filed by Candace Gingrich | August 13, 2007 | 11:23 AM | comments

Ding, dong the witch is dead. I heard my co-worker say it this morning and I agree. Karl Rove will be gone by month’s end – nowhere near soon enough, though. Because the damage has already been done to America...Read More


Homotextual: Jasmyne Cannick

Filed by Ed Team | August 13, 2007 | 5:49 AM | comments

Separate but equal is alive and well in America, I know it and you know it and tonight only validated it. If we were debating Jim Crow laws and during a forum similar to tonight’s wherein presidential candidates offered to...Read More

"There Goes A Window"

Filed by Steve Ralls | August 12, 2007 | 3:32 PM | comments

Whatever happened to the right-wing's commitment to "love thy neighbor?" Just moments after he reiterated his support for same-sex marriage during the recent LOGO presidential forum, a window at the headquarters of Congressman Dennis Kucinich was smashed. According to the...Read More

The Visible Vote? Do they really support us?

Filed by Guest Blogger | August 11, 2007 | 2:17 PM | comments

[EDITOR'S NOTE:] The following is a guest post by Matt Hill Comer. Matt, 21, is a student & LGBT activist and youth advocate from North Carolina and has been active in local, state and national grassroots organizing. You can catch...Read More

Queer weekend reader

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 11, 2007 | 9:00 AM | comments

Marty Klein takes on liberal sexophobia: The convention offered everything except sex. No, I don’t mean what people did privately after hours (insert your preferred joke here about computer geeks, sexual frustration, and online personas). I mean there was...Read More

Marriage: Not Just for the Wealthy and White

Filed by Michael Crawford | August 11, 2007 | 7:38 AM | comments

I really want to post this video because of the attitudes expressed by some in the progressive LGBT community that marriage is either of concern only to white gay men with money or is part of some grand scheme to...Read More

Gay Geeks: How technology trumped LGBT issues and presidential politics

Filed by Jerame Davis | August 10, 2007 | 5:00 PM | comments

I've said before that my two passions in life are politics (particularly LGBT flavored) and technology. Last night, there was a melding of those two passions that was unlike anything any of us have ever experienced. What was this magical...Read More

An important night in the fight for equality

Filed by Joe Solmonese | August 10, 2007 | 4:15 PM | comments

Yesterday was an important night in the fight for equality for GLBT Americans. We pulled the curtain back a bit and gave all Americans a deeper look inside the candidates’ core beliefs about the issues that affect our community. From...Read More

Final random thought on the presidential forum

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 10, 2007 | 3:21 PM | comments

OK, I did several in-depth posts this morning, and now I have a few things on my notepad that I can't fill a whole post with. After this, I'm done with this debate for today. (Queer music and maybe a...Read More

And then there were the panelists

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 10, 2007 | 12:28 PM | comments

Originally the only two panelists for the HRC/Logo Presidential Forum were going to be Joe Solmonese and Melissa Etheridge. It was easy to question their journalistic capabilities since one did not have a professional background in politics or journalism and...Read More

Hillary Clinton and Section 3 of DOMA

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 10, 2007 | 6:51 AM | comments

In last night's HRC/Logo Presidential Forum, Hillary Clinton was the only candidate not to support the full repeal of the DOMA, but instead just Section 3. She said: And what we were able to do -- and I really give...Read More

Presidential Forum on Marriage Equality

Filed by Marti Abernathey | August 10, 2007 | 1:06 AM | comments

It was billed as the "HRC Foundation and Logo Presidential Forum", but you could have just as easily called it the "HRC and Logo Presidential Forum on Marriage Equality". But it wasn't supposed to be that way. According to Donna...Read More

After the Forum: A few thoughts

Filed by Bil Browning | August 09, 2007 | 11:17 PM | comments

While Jessica was lucky enough to be able to attend tonight's HRC/Logo Presidential Forum, I had to watch it online. (Logo isn't available at all on my cable system.) Jerame and I tried valiantly to watch it together, but the...Read More

That Hope/Dismay Space

Filed by Jessica Hoffmann | August 09, 2007 | 10:56 PM | comments

Some quick post-forum thoughts: I have this general feeling of spacey-ness after typing all the way through that. I think it's a bit to do with the multitasking involved in live-blogging (especially because I've never done it before) and the...Read More

Clinton: Live from the HRC Candidates' Forum

Filed by Jessica Hoffmann | August 09, 2007 | 10:38 PM | comments

[Editor's note] Full transcript of Sen. Clinton's section, after the jump. (Hillary walks on, and there's a comment about her clothes...Can this become an old story? When? Start talking to Gov. Richardson about his suits or something.) Her stances on...Read More

Richardson: Live from the HRC Candidates' Forum

Filed by Jessica Hoffmann | August 09, 2007 | 10:25 PM | comments

[EDITOR'S NOTE:] Transcript of Gov. Richardson's section after the jump. (Note from the press room:) All the journalists are laughing and smirking too ... no one appreciates evasion. Personally, I'm drifting -- the combination of this one-after-another format, cold medicine,...Read More

Gravel: Live from the HRC Candidates' Forum

Filed by Jessica Hoffmann | August 09, 2007 | 10:04 PM | comments

[EDITOR'S NOTE:] Transcript of Senator Gravel's section after the jump. -- Okay, Gravel, take on the prison-industrial complex and the war on drugs. Onward, onward ... now link that to the trouble with hate-crimes legislation ... maybe? -- Gravel didn't...Read More

Kucinich: Live from the HRC Candidates' Forum

Filed by Jessica Hoffmann | August 09, 2007 | 9:58 PM | comments

[EDITOR'S NOTE:] Transcript of Rep. Kucinich's section after the jump. Okay, sweet wingnut (and, really, I mean that in the best way), I may not have much hope for electoral politics, but I guess I'm a little glad that you...Read More

Edwards: Live from the HRC Candidates' Forum

Filed by Jessica Hoffmann | August 09, 2007 | 9:25 PM | comments

[EDITOR'S NOTE:] Transcript of Senator Edwards's section after the jump. [6:31] Sorry. I am an inexperienced live-blogger, and the adoption thing just flew by in my background while I was typing about class (but didn't she do the soundtrack to...Read More

Obama: Live from the HRC Candidates' Forum

Filed by Jessica Hoffmann | August 09, 2007 | 9:03 PM | comments

[EDITOR'S NOTE:] Transcript of Senator Obama's section after the jump. [6:20] I'm thinking I respect that he's talking about all this within the boundaries that we might care about his thoughts on it -- he might be in a position...Read More

At the Candidates' Forum (or, Outsider, Inside/What Is Out Is In, and Other Boundary Confusion)

Filed by Jessica Hoffmann | August 09, 2007 | 7:44 PM | comments

I'm in. I'm sitting in the press room at the HRC presidential candidates' forum (along with Fox News, among others). I'll be live-blogging from here for the next couple hours. Keep refreshing Bilerico for my comments and analysis here; watch...Read More

An open letter to straight America

Filed by Mike Rogers | August 09, 2007 | 12:37 PM | comments

"There on the hill outside of Juarez [Mexico], the taste of dust in my mouth, I found myself face to face with the latest manifestation of a virulent capitalism in which masses of humanity become pawns for massive profits...Read More


Homotextual: Richard Kim

Filed by Ed Team | August 09, 2007 | 6:34 AM | comments

All of this news is kind of a downer, and nowhere near as cheery as thinking about Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama, John Edwards or any of the other candidates presiding over festive gay weddings or civil unions. But the hard-boiled...Read More

It's Like I Really Live in Hollywood!

Filed by Jessica Hoffmann | August 08, 2007 | 10:58 PM | comments

Oh, right, I do. But I'm so used to playing scrappy indie-media journalist from my apartment, it's like I'll be entering a different universe to live-blog with the glossy folks at tomorrow night's presidential-candidates forum. Go, Bilerico, for snagging those...Read More

Will the HRC-Logo debate be a white queer public soliloquy?

Filed by Rev Irene Monroe | August 08, 2007 | 11:58 AM | comments

There has been a lot of talk with enthusiasm and optimism concerning the upcoming historic televised HRC-Logo Forum on issues important to America’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer voters. With a star-studded cast of 2008 Democratic presidential hopefuls like...Read More

Hillary's DOMA Dilemma

Filed by Lane Hudson | August 07, 2007 | 9:26 PM | comments

Here is a response that Hillary Clinton gave in response to a question posed by Paul Hogarth of BeyondChron: Secondly, DOMA, I believe that DOMA served a very important purpose. I was one of the architects in the strategy against...Read More

Strengthening Families

Filed by Terrance Heath | August 07, 2007 | 12:54 PM | comments

Some families. Some of the time. If you wonder why I questioned Nancy Pelosi on whether the Democrats' agenda item to "strengthen families" meant our families too, I invite you to read the story of Brett Conrad and Patrick...Read More

Ordinary Couples - putting faces on the marriage equality debate

Filed by Don Sherfick | August 07, 2007 | 9:49 AM | comments

I’ve noted with some considerable satisfaction the attention currently being given by the Indianapolis Star, and reflected in recent commentary by Karen Celestino-Horseman on this site as well as Gary Welsh on Advance Indiana, to the unfortunate story concerning life...Read More

Even more voting fun

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 06, 2007 | 9:41 AM | comments

Last week Jeremy Bishop asked you all to vote for his question on same-sex marriage to be asked at the AFL-CIO presidential debate. Today the voting is closing, so make sure you head on over here if you want to...Read More

Why I Don't Do 'Bi'

Filed by Jessica Hoffmann | August 05, 2007 | 1:50 AM | comments

It's been years, but suddenly this week the word "bisexual" is landing in my life a lot. First, I was invited via e-mail to moderate a panel of young lesbian writers at an upcoming book fair. I replied--to a person...Read More

YGST: Elizabeth Hasselbeck supports same-sex marriage

Filed by Bil Browning | August 04, 2007 | 7:10 AM | comments

It's kind of nice to hear these simple truths coming from a right-winger like Elizabeth Hasselbeck, isn't it? (Hat tip to Good As You for the video)...Read More

Philly gay couple wins one of the rights of marriage

Filed by Bil Browning | August 03, 2007 | 8:14 AM | comments

One of the areas of married life that you don't see most folks talking about only comes into play when you're dealing with criminal law. Now, I'm no lawyer - and I don't play one on the internet - so...Read More

Disney will save the world -- thank you, Disney!

Filed by Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore | August 03, 2007 | 6:19 AM | comments

Saltyfemme brought my attention to a piece of stunning journalism at Huffington Post -- isn't that supposed to be a "progressive" blog (or the progressive blog, according to some)? Anyway, "Corporate America: the New Gay Activists," this post by Kirk...Read More

Marriage is a labor issue

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 02, 2007 | 9:39 AM | comments

(This guest post comes to us from Jeremy Bishop, executive director of Pride at Work, the LGBTQueer AFL-CIO constituency group. Please take a moment to vote for his question so that it's asked at the AFL-CIO Presidential Debate. ~a.b.) This...Read More

I have the strangest conversations with boys

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 01, 2007 | 1:30 PM | comments

I was on the phone last night with R. talking about this post and his comment in reply. R. is Catholic; I'm pretty non-religious although I come from a Catholic family. He of course points out that Catholic theology on...Read More


Homotextual: Kanye West

Filed by Ed Team | August 01, 2007 | 7:43 AM | comments

"I'm still trying to get over my own homophobia. I still wouldn't feel comfortable at a gay bar. I wouldn't go to a gay parade. I don't know if I'm in favor of gay marriage or not." -- Grammy award...Read More