Media: November 2007

"Won't somebody PLEASE think of the CHILDREN?!"

Filed by Gina de Vries | November 30, 2007 | 3:51 PM | comments

According to Saving Childhood: Protecting Our Children from the National Assault on Innocence, Teh Homosexuals MADE ME CHOOSE A SEXUAL ORIENTATION before my time! Yep, it's all there, right on! I mean, I would say my experience of coming...Read More

If I'm not careful...

Filed by Bil Browning | November 30, 2007 | 8:30 AM | comments

...people will start to think I've turned Republican....Read More

Metastasizing Meth Is Eroding Our Moral High Ground

Filed by Karen Ocamb | November 29, 2007 | 3:30 PM | comments

For over 25 years, Lorri L. Jean, CEO of the L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center, has been a kick-ass advocate for LGBT rights. So like the old E.F. Hutton commercial – when Lorri Jean told 1,000 people at the Center’s...Read More

TWO GAY GUYS: Passing Judgment #2

Filed by Brent Hartinger | November 28, 2007 | 2:09 PM | comments

Michael and I are back with another episode of "Passing Judgment," the review segment of our vlog: Get embed code...Read More

Conservapedia homo-obsessed statistics are probably fake

Filed by Alex Blaze | November 24, 2007 | 7:45 AM | comments

The story about the Conservapedia site statistics that would prove that conservatives are completely obsessed with homosexuality has been making its way around the blogosphere, and it probably isn't true. The Conservapedia site statistics, as they're being reported around the...Read More

Not satisfied with Brian Williams's answer

Filed by Alex Blaze | November 21, 2007 | 2:02 PM | comments

As Michael Crawford posted earlier today, NBC's Brian Williams said on the Nightly News that we live "in an era when marriage is under attack." Speculation has run as to whether he was referring to the Religious Right's use of...Read More

TWO GAY GUYS: Interview with XANADU'S Cheyenne Jackson

Filed by Brent Hartinger | November 21, 2007 | 12:02 PM | comments

Michael and I just got back from New York, where we saw the new stage production of XANADU (based on the terrible 1980 movie). We also got a chance to meet the star of the show, hunky out actor Cheyenne...Read More

Is Marriage Under Attack?

Filed by Michael Crawford | November 21, 2007 | 7:30 AM | comments

That's what Brian Wlliams of NBC Nightly News claimed on his show on November 19th: An update including responses from Brian Williams and GLAAD after the jump....Read More

AOL sucks: QueerSighted edition

Filed by Alex Blaze | November 19, 2007 | 12:47 PM | comments

AOL killed QueerSighted, their queer group blog. Says former contributor Richard Rothstein: And so QueerSighted was born, a diverse community of queer writers that would evolve and grow and within six short months draw more than 3.5 million page views...Read More

Barebackers, Meth Heads, Young Guys, Sex Parties and Everything Else We Love to Blame

Filed by Eric Leven | November 16, 2007 | 3:24 PM | comments

I admit it. I used to be that kind of person too. The kind of person that upon seeing an article about a surge or spike in HIV would immediately blame the so called monsters of the barebacking, anonymous, sex...Read More

Details discontinues "Gay or..." series

Filed by Bil Browning | November 16, 2007 | 1:45 PM | comments

Blabbeando brings us news that Details magazine is killing off the "Gay or..." segment. A post today in Advertising Age's Adages blog says that Daniel Peres, the magazine's editor, has pulled the plug on the feature saying "It had simply...Read More

The Rebecca Juro Show Returns From Hiatus With Guest Bilerico Project Founder And Publisher Bil Browning

Filed by Rebecca Juro | November 15, 2007 | 12:58 AM | comments

Thursday, November 15th, 2007 7-9pm Eastern, 4-6pm Pacific That's right, we're back, with fresh coat of paint and ready to kick some butt! This week, we'll talk to Bil Browning about the Bilerico Project, one of the most popular LGBT...Read More

A word about Michael Savage’s recent diatribe

Filed by Ellen Andersen | November 14, 2007 | 4:20 PM | comments

Alex posted about Michael Savage’s most recent hateful lesbian=nazi diatribe yesterday. You know, the one where Savage refers to a woman he assumes is lesbian as “the type that stuffed ovens in Hitler's concentration camps,” who is now “pos[ing] as...Read More

In The Life to Receive 2007 Ribbon of Hope Award

Filed by Eric Leven | November 14, 2007 | 10:47 AM | comments

In 1996 the academy of Television Arts & Sciences founded TV Cares, an organization of volunteers who bring to light the outstanding and responsible programming in the area of AIDS awareness and education. The New York based media Company, In...Read More

Savage: Short hair = Lesbian = Nazi = Appropriate recipient of violence

Filed by Alex Blaze | November 14, 2007 | 7:50 AM | comments

I can't even begin to unpack the illogic in this latest Michael Savage rant. He was responding to a caller who got told by a perceived-lesbian that his radio show is hate speech. His strategy was to prove the woman...Read More

Accuracy in media

Filed by Brynn Craffey | November 13, 2007 | 5:05 PM | comments

I don’t usually read the Advocate, online or otherwise, but an Irish friend alerted me to this article, saying. “It’s just pure laziness since, if they bothered to ask anyone in Ireland, they would know that the government has been...Read More

The Open Door Project: Calling All Unpublished Queer Writers

Filed by Eric Leven | November 13, 2007 | 4:52 PM | comments

Don Weise, a New York gay fiction book editor and his colleagues are launching the first ever Open Door writing competition. With world AIDS day around the corner, December 1st, this competition invites all non-published authors to write anything and...Read More

My weekend with Rosie O'Donnell and Gloria Steinem

Filed by Cathy Renna | November 13, 2007 | 9:52 AM | comments

I wanted my first post to have a catchy headline so that folks would read it. And after spending last weekend working at a feminist conference, I thought a peek at this gathering through my eyes would be as good...Read More

Gay and Globalized

Filed by Andrea Hildebran | November 12, 2007 | 8:02 PM | comments

Apparently the pattern of young GLBT people moving to a major US city to come out is happening on a global scale now. At least according to Details magazine. The men’s magazine reports a migration of wealthy foreign men to...Read More

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas....

Filed by Alex Blaze | November 12, 2007 | 3:03 PM | comments

Christmas seems to come earlier and earlier every year. I mean, we're nowhere near Thanksgiving, and Bill O'Reilly is already contriving a War on Christmas. This time he sets his sites on Fort Collins, Colorado. They appointed a Holiday Display...Read More

I don't need a straight man's history book

Filed by Alex Blaze | November 09, 2007 | 10:58 AM | comments

Tom Brokaw's new history book, Boom!: Voices of the Sixties: Personal Reflections on the '60s and Today, is a 700-page tome on how the 60's affected our lives today. And it completely ignores us in our movements' most formative time...Read More

A Gay Pundit in Desperate Search of Answers

Filed by Steve Ralls | November 08, 2007 | 8:46 PM | comments

I like Andrew Sullivan; I really do. He's one of my favorite panelists to find on Real Time with Bill Maher. I love that he talks about his family . . . his husband . . . and has come...Read More

Bill O'Reilly takes on cute teens

Filed by Alex Blaze | November 08, 2007 | 7:58 PM | comments

Waukegan High School in Wisconsin voted a lesbian couple "Cutest Couple" for their yearbook this year. And they're definitely cute! So who could have a problem with this? Bill "Everybody's got to relax on all this gay stuff" O'Reilly, that's...Read More

HIV/AIDS Basics: What Do You Know?

Filed by Eric Leven | November 07, 2007 | 11:02 AM | comments

This past weekend I took my camera out and decided to do a little interviewing. I wanted to know if people knew the basics of HIV/AIDS. Hmmm? Peep this: Did you know all the answers? Some of the interviewees knew...Read More

"I had sex with Larry Craig" guy wants to keep his vanity plate

Filed by Alex Blaze | November 06, 2007 | 4:01 PM | comments

David Phillips, more famous now for saying he had sex with Larry Craig, is in a battle to keep his vanity plate that says "poofter". From the Washington Post: It's always a rolling good laugh for them," says Phillips, who...Read More

Gay Kissing: ABC News Wants to Know, "What Would You Do?"

Filed by Eric Leven | November 05, 2007 | 5:32 PM | comments

In an attempt to be- well, who knows what, ABC is conducting a "social experiment" on the public's reaction to gays and lesbians showing open displays of affection on the street. Click here for the article. Click here for the...Read More

What Makes a Family?

Filed by Terrance Heath | November 05, 2007 | 2:55 PM | comments

So, I was on the radio Friday afternoon. On NPR, actually. I was invited to be on the broadcast of News & Notes, which was focusing on the question of "What makes a healthy family?", specifically where black families are...Read More

Transphobia On Film, Hoosier Style

Filed by Marti Abernathey | November 05, 2007 | 9:00 AM | comments

At times, I really get down about being the T part of GLBT. Yesterday was definitely one of those times. I learned that "The Gendercator" will be playing at our local GLBT film festival. If you're not familiar with the...Read More

The Evolution & Diffusion of Gay Culture

Filed by Terrance Heath | November 04, 2007 | 11:15 AM | comments

Come the revolution, we will all live in "The Gayborhood." It's nothing new. In fact I've written about it before, and now the The New York Times has printed yet another article lamenting the loss of "the gayborhood." The article...Read More

Vote For Us! Do It Now!

Filed by Rebecca Juro | November 03, 2007 | 11:55 PM | comments

Hey everyone, do us a favor... If you like what you read here, please take a few seconds and vote for us here for Best LGBT Blog. It's our very first nomination, and we're currently running third behind two much...Read More

BET Spices Up HIV Prevention

Filed by Michael Crawford | November 03, 2007 | 3:15 PM | comments

The powers that be at BET are stepping up their HIV prevention efforts with a new one hour special that will air on Monday night at 7:30pm EST. The program called How You Know 'Bout That: BET Rap-It-Up Sex Quiz...Read More