Media: September 2007

TWO GAY GUYS: Gay Men and Sports Edition

Filed by Brent Hartinger | September 27, 2007 | 1:15 PM | comments

Ah, the relationship between gay men and sports! It's complicated that it must be the subject of the latest edition of my video blog Two Gay Guys:...Read More

All the News That’s Fit to Swill

Filed by Karen Ocamb | September 25, 2007 | 3:30 PM | comments

The Advocate’s come a long way, baby! Forty years and counting. That’s an impressive achievement by any standard. But fear of middle-age and remaining relevant in the instant era of YouTube/Blog-o-mania have nudged the onetime national gay and lesbian newsmagazine...Read More

Challenging the right wing - one person at a time

Filed by Bil Browning | September 25, 2007 | 1:55 PM | comments

Box Turtle Bulletin's Jim Burroway has a post up today that will literally make you want to stand up and cheer. He suffered through the Family Impact Summit held in Tampa, Florida recently and describes an incident that stuck out....Read More

Leave the Activism to the Adults…?

Filed by Waymon Hudson | September 24, 2007 | 8:00 AM | comments

People often wonder why we don’t have more young leaders and advocates standing up from within our community. They claim the community, and young people in particular, are disengaged and disinterested in politics and activism. Yet do these people really...Read More

Shame on, shame on

Filed by Alex Blaze | September 24, 2007 | 7:30 AM | comments

Michael Crawford posted last week about HRC's defense of the Jena 6, where Joe Solmonese gave a speech about how we know bigotry and bias, and the Jena 6 know bigotry and bias, and Black people in general know bigotry...Read More

Call for Submissions: Enough

Filed by Jessica Hoffmann | September 23, 2007 | 3:01 PM | comments

Dean and Tyrone met at the Building a Queer Left meeting that preceded the .org">US Social Forum this summer, and began a conversation about the politics of wealth, poverty, being an anti-capitalist while living within capitalism, and more that is...Read More

Where Is Our Culture?

Filed by Rebecca Juro | September 22, 2007 | 11:56 PM | comments

Yesterday, I had an experience that I haven’t been able to stop thinking about since. I was outside for a few minutes, and a kid, probably about eleven or twelve, pedaled by on his bicycle. He kept looking over his...Read More

TWO GAY GUYS: Gay Hobbit Edition

Filed by Brent Hartinger | September 21, 2007 | 4:30 PM | comments

Is there are gay subtext in the Lord of the Rings movies? My partner and I debate the issue (and, uh, reenact certain scenes), in the latest episode of Two Gay Guys:...Read More

National Coming Out Day 2007

Filed by Michael Crawford | September 20, 2007 | 12:46 PM | comments

Any good gay knows that closets are for clothes and that no matter how well organized your closet may be, its not a place fit for you or any other person. That's why the folks at the Human Rights Campaign...Read More

Chris Crocker video on Fox and Friends

Filed by Alex Blaze | September 19, 2007 | 7:23 AM | comments

Here's what I was talking about earlier; someone finally put it up on YouTube. This is the video of Fox News commentators making fun of Chris Crocker's gender disconformity and laughing at him. They even compare him to bin Laden!...Read More

While I'm on the subject of IFI...

Filed by Bil Browning | September 17, 2007 | 9:44 PM | comments

I'm telling you, these fundies don't know anything about gay dating. First Ryan asks me on an all-day date without even so much as a wink. I accepted but at least I had the grace to ask him to a...Read More

More fundie follies

Filed by Bil Browning | September 17, 2007 | 4:02 PM | comments

Curt Smith, head of the Indiana Family Institute, blogs today about same-sex civil marriage and trots out the usual fundie talking points for the sheeple. After all these years of using the LGBT community as a fundraising tool, you'd think...Read More

Have you seen My Facebook Space?

Filed by Bil Browning | September 15, 2007 | 9:45 AM | comments

For those of you that are big on the social networking spaces, I thought I'd drop this post out there so you can make us your friend! Feel free to use the comments section to point out your own MySpace...Read More

More to Life Than Britney

Filed by Michael Crawford | September 15, 2007 | 9:32 AM | comments

A new study is showing an increase in HIV infections among young gay men in NYC, but thank God much of the traditional media has ignored this story in favor of Britney's disastrous performance at the VMAs. I mean seriously,...Read More


Personal attacks are a Traditional Value

Filed by Bil Browning | September 10, 2007 | 9:42 AM | comments

The Traditional Values Coalition has a series of offensive cartoons they've been circulating since ENDA became a possibility. While the group isn't known for their Christ-like love of truth, this latest flier steps outside of their usual circle of lies...Read More

Another GOP gay scandal brews in murder-suicide case?

Filed by Pam Spaulding | September 09, 2007 | 3:09 PM | comments

There is a bizarre story swarming blogtopia, laced with unconfirmed (and confirmed) sources that could lead to another Republican Sexual Hypocrite "outing" and scandal. First, some facts about the weird murder suicide in Orlando in late August that kicked off...Read More

Can WorldNetDaily, TalkLeft, and Arlen Specter save Larry Craig?

Filed by Alex Blaze | September 06, 2007 | 6:03 AM | comments

Who knows - this defense might actually work (h/t Pam): All [Craig] had to do was hand the police officer a copy of the U.S. Constitution - the document the senator swore to uphold upon first taking office in Congress...Read More

Larry Craig, Weapons of Mass Distraction, and Lesbian Public Sex

Filed by Yasmin Nair | September 05, 2007 | 5:10 PM | comments

So Larry Craig is now reconsidering his earlier decision to resign, in the midst of a "sex scandal" that contains no sex at all. We queers seem to agree that the Craig exposure is about the hypocrisy and self-loathing that...Read More

This will get more and more fun

Filed by Alex Blaze | September 05, 2007 | 3:04 PM | comments

Larry Craig has announced today that he will only resign if he can't beat the misdemeanor charge in Minnesota. Also, his lawyers sent a letter to the Senate ethics committee asking them not to investigate the whole matter. From the...Read More

Doug Giles has Restless Fist Syndrome

Filed by Alex Blaze | September 05, 2007 | 12:49 PM | comments

One of the most popular conservative hate sites on the internet just posted a column by Doug Giles, a Christian minister and author, where he talks about just what he'd do in response to being cruised: If someone tried to...Read More

Be GLAAD's ally

Filed by Alex Blaze | September 04, 2007 | 11:41 PM | comments

Here at the Project, LGBT rights, queer liberation, sexuality and gender theory, and all that jazz seem to get so complicated. I remember when, for me, it was just "Is gay OK?" Now it's... complicated. Well, some people over at...Read More

In case you can't enough of the Phelpseses...

Filed by Alex Blaze | September 04, 2007 | 5:23 PM | comments

They started their own blog to answer your questions! Here's what Shirley Phelps-Roper tells a Catholic journalist: I see you write for a catholic publication - if you care about those people that you write to you had better tell...Read More

Bill O'Reilly To Join Crusade for LGBT Equality

Filed by Sara Whitman | September 04, 2007 | 4:44 PM | comments

Okay, you gotta love this. Bill O'Reilly, conservative talk show host extraordinaire, claims that a man's sex life is a private thing. I'm serious. "We're uneasy about this kind of exposition," O'Reilly said. "Somebody's sex life should have nothing to...Read More

Will Gays Matter in '08? It's Up to Us

Filed by Karen Ocamb | September 03, 2007 | 7:56 PM | comments

UPDATED Thank heavens for bloggers and the LGBT press. Granted: I didn't see ALL of the media coverage on the Larry Craig sex scandal, but I did see A LOT and not much included reaction from openly gay people. Yes,...Read More

A little weekend networking action

Filed by Bil Browning | September 01, 2007 | 9:36 AM | comments

For those of you that are big on the social networking spaces, I thought I'd drop this post out there so you can make us your friend! And if you'd like to help out the Project by serving as a...Read More