August 1, 2010

Masturbation, Sin, and Showers: the fundamental guilt of growing up gay

Filed by Nathan Strang | August 01, 2010 | 7:00 PM | comments

I would masturbate in my bed at night... my mother would often knock on my door: "Nathan, I know what you are doing. Is that right in the eyes of the Lord?" Ashamed, I'd fight a raging teenage erection...addicted...Read More

More crazy signs from 'lynch gay couples' NOM supporter

Filed by Bil Browning | August 01, 2010 | 5:30 PM | comments

I started digging around in my files and found a couple of photos of NOM supporter Larry Adams protesting Indy Pride with his creative signs. The one he chose for NOM's anti-gay marriage rally in Indianapolis earlier this week featured...Read More

Anti-Trans Radical Feminists Agree

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | August 01, 2010 | 4:00 PM | comments

From the incredibly funny political cartoonist Barry Deutsch of Portland comes this awesome cartoon about radical feminists who can't stand trans women. (Most radical feminists aren't transphobic, but there are an unfortunate few.) The rest of the cartoon after the...Read More

Coalition anyone?

Filed by Gloria Nieto | August 01, 2010 | 2:30 PM | comments

Has anyone ever heard of the National Black Farmers Association? I had not heard of them until Monday night on on the Rachel Maddow Show. It was an interesting dichotomy for me. I had just returned from Netroots Nation in...Read More

Civil baptism in France

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 01, 2010 | 1:00 PM | comments

I did know that many countries with legal systems in the Roman tradition (including both Argentina and Mexico) have separate civil and religious ceremonies for marriage. My mother showed me pictures when I was a kid of both my aunt...Read More

Time for Change

Filed by Sara Whitman | August 01, 2010 | 11:30 AM | comments

Finally, finally, things are starting to calm down. This past week was the one time of the year when all three boys are at camp. No one to take care of, no one to drive around, no one to tell...Read More

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#SSS: Featuring Sen Roy Ashburn, Joe Jervis, Target Boycott, GetEqual Protest & more

Filed by Joe Mirabella | August 01, 2010 | 10:00 AM | comments

On this week's Same Sex Sunday we interviewed Joe Jervis, blogger and editor of Joe My God. We also chatted with Randi Reitan, the Minnesota mother who started a Target boycott for their political contribution to an anti-gay candidate. Recently...Read More


Is the Tea Party racist?

Filed by Bil Browning | August 01, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Is the Tea Party a racist? I think the "movement" is so incoherent, it's difficult to ascribe any particular attribute to it. What we know is that it consists of people who are mad. They're mad about a lot of...Read More

Video from Jerusalem Pride

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 01, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

This video captured a good part of Jerusalem Pride from earlier this week. Jerusalem Pride experienced violence in years past and was threatened with a donkey counterprotest by the deputy mayor (because gay sex and bestiality are equivalent), but...Read More