August 18, 2010

DADT survey results won't be accurate

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 18, 2010 | 7:00 PM | comments

Turns out that the participation the huge US military survey on DADT is self-selected: Sunday was the deadline for troops to complete the Defense Department's "don't ask, don't tell" attitudes survey, and officials at the Pentagon said the final tally...Read More

The Flat Tire I

Filed by Sean Martin | August 18, 2010 | 6:00 PM | comments

You never know when tragedy will strike. All you can hope for is you're not in the middle of it when it does....Read More

Keep focused on the target, not Target

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 18, 2010 | 5:00 PM | comments

I like this as an ad. Go Of course, I find this problematic in a few ways; that's after the jump. But I'm still glad that they're putting it out there. Don't try to negotiate with these businesses, because...Read More

Mexicans & Muslims vs Teh Gayz

Filed by Bil Browning | August 18, 2010 | 4:00 PM | comments

Now that Republicans have found a new boogeyman, they've started to ignore our community somewhat. They've discovered brown people (as versus black people - it's not okay to be racist/xenophobic toward them anymore because they'll loudly complain about it, you...Read More

Scottish sex line used to extort money

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 18, 2010 | 3:00 PM | comments

This kid got caught; other people who watch too much To Catch a Predator but were less greedy probably didn't. Kelz Sutherland, 19, tried to lure callers into talking about sex with children before threatening to play tapes of the...Read More

TP or not TP, that is the vintage ad

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | August 18, 2010 | 2:30 PM | comments

Don't you just want to slap the bitch for dissing Ruth's mothering skills? Oh, sorry, that's just me. This seems to have been a popular thread running through toilet paper ads of old: women are falling down on the job...Read More

Watch Live: Online issue advocacy tips

Filed by Bil Browning | August 18, 2010 | 1:30 PM | comments

Good news for those of you who wanted to see my presentation at the BlogIndiana conference on Friday but weren't in the Indianapolis area. The conference has had enough interest in the session that they'll be broadcasting it live online...Read More

A Trans Spiritual Retreat

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | August 18, 2010 | 12:30 PM | comments

I'm off for a few days of renewal and self-reflection to Hot Springs, North Carolina. It's been an incredibly busy summer, not the quiet one I hoped for. Kindred Spirits is "a global network based in the Southern Appalachians near...Read More

You won't have Dr. Laura to kick around anymore

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 18, 2010 | 11:30 AM | comments

Last week I posted Dr. Laura's bizarre rant against a caller who asked how to deal with casual racism in her family. Dr. Laura went from "You're probably hypersensitive" to "Black people ruin everything for white people like me!" in...Read More

Lesbian kissing

Enough Already With the Gay Marriage Thing

Filed by Guest Blogger | August 18, 2010 | 10:30 AM | comments

Guest blogger Josh Olson is an Acadmy Award nominated screenwriter who lives, works, and loves in Los Angeles. He argues it is time to abandon "gay marriage". Read More

Oops: Cute Brazilian Boy Dancing

Filed by Bil Browning | August 18, 2010 | 9:30 AM | comments

I'll be honest. I got nothing. I put myself on the schedule for this time slot and then I got busy with stuff around the house and forgot I was supposed to be writing. To fill time until this afternoon...Read More

Gay pirates sued over Kings of New York

Filed by Nathan Strang | August 18, 2010 | 8:30 AM | comments

Now that there's been a few successful P2P lawsuits hammered forth by the RIAA and other large media companies, the idea has spread to gay porn empire Lucas Entertainment, who recently filed the first of its kind lawsuit against 53...Read More

Pretty Little Lesbian Liars

Filed by Michael Buckley | August 18, 2010 | 8:00 AM | comments

Comment Questions of the Day: Answer Any of All 1. Have you ever quit a job dramatically? (stormed off? left a nasty email? TELL ME!) 2. Did you watch Pretty Little Liars finale??? What did you think?? I loved...Read More


Johnny Weir isn't ashamed of his sexuality

Filed by Bil Browning | August 18, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"I'm completely self-sufficient. I don't need anyone for anything. I can have sex with myself, I can love myself, I can do all those things myself. The importance that people place on me not having another half even if it's...Read More

Overcoming difficulties

Filed by Bil Browning | August 18, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

This Chinese piano player is unlike any other you've seen. The contestant on China's Got Talent lost his arms in an accident and taught himself to play the piano with his feet....Read More