The Movement: November 2006

Well-Intentioned Alternative

Filed by Marla R. Stevens | November 27, 2006 | 2:04 PM | comments

Rev. Jeff Miner went on the road to provide an alternative to hate writes Timothy Kincaid in "An Alternative to Love Won Out" on Ex-Gay Watch. The comments to the piece are as edifying as the original post. I'm no...Read More

Blame It All On The Gay Agenda

Filed by Annette Gross | November 24, 2006 | 8:24 AM | comments

*Blame it all on the gay agenda* By Steve Kluger | November 2, 2006 IT'S FINALLY happened. We've been exposed. With the recent ruling by the New Jersey Supreme Court requiring equal marital rights for same-gender couples, the Homosexual Agenda...Read More

Top Ten Reasons to Make Gay Marriage Illegal

Filed by Bil Browning | November 22, 2006 | 5:46 PM | comments

01) Being gay is not natural. Real Americans always reject unnatural things like eyeglasses, polyester, and air conditioning. 02) Gay marriage will encourage people to be gay, in the same way that hanging around tall people will make you tall....Read More

HRC's business ranking system

Filed by Bil Browning | November 21, 2006 | 12:13 PM | comments

The Human Rights Campaign issued their 2007 Buying for Equality guide yesterday. I spent some time this morning browsing through the listings since we try to be responsible consumers and thought I'd share some companies that lots of Hoosiers know...Read More

A blanket problem

Filed by Bil Browning | November 19, 2006 | 1:51 PM | comments

This Canadian ad could be our life. They just need a dog on the bed too trying to make her own nest with the covers. So here's a question for everyone... Let's see what the standard answer is. Do...Read More


Filed by Bruce Parker | November 19, 2006 | 12:36 PM | comments

My name is Bruce Parker. I have been seriously partnered with a transman for three years. After that relationship, I continued to primarily date transmen. When I was a college student, I was responsible for the implementation of a housing...Read More

Of OJ, bishops, and gay penguins

Filed by Don Sherfick | November 17, 2006 | 10:45 AM | comments

I'm delighted that the elections are over, because now news that the pre-November partisan wrangling would have pushed to the back pages again comes front and center. I give you three examples: First: News that O.J. Simpson has written a...Read More

Do I Need a Woman on my Thesis Committee?

Filed by Melissa Williams | November 16, 2006 | 6:23 AM | comments

I am a queer female graduate student at IUPUI in the Occupational Therapy Department. I am writing my thesis on the Theory/Practice Gap and how it is defined in the current literature. The two people who have accepted positions on...Read More

Feminists giving feminists a bad name...

Filed by Carrie Wooten | November 14, 2006 | 11:29 PM | comments

Today in my Gender and Multiculturalism class, a conversation about feminism and the Women's Movement gave way to disturbing insights into the views of supposed feminists. I and one other student are the only two women's studies majors in the...Read More

From around the world

Filed by Bil Browning | November 14, 2006 | 10:22 PM | comments

I was going to post these as separate posts today, but decided since it was getting late I'd go ahead and put them together. We have something to celebrate and something to mourn. First, in South Africa the parliament passed...Read More

Cue the mariachi band

Filed by Bil Browning | November 10, 2006 | 1:10 AM | comments

Remember my post about Vernon Robinson and his outrageous ads? Remember the ad about homosexuals and immigrants? "If Brad Miller had his way, America would be one big fiesta for illegal aliens and homosexuals" with the mariachi music? Who knew?...Read More

My Size Stripper?

Filed by Carrie Wooten | November 09, 2006 | 9:03 PM | comments

This image is the most controversial product to come out of the number one British chain Tesco. The Pole Dancing Kit comes complete with pink garter, instructional video, and play money. The message on the box itself? "Unleash the...Read More

A landmark day for all women

Filed by Carrie Wooten | November 08, 2006 | 4:13 PM | comments

Nancy Pelosi will soon make history as the first woman to be Speaker of the House, and the highest ranking woman ever in the United States. When talking about her rise in the political realm, Pelosi says: "It's tough. You...Read More

Women safe in South Dakota

Filed by Carrie Wooten | November 08, 2006 | 9:08 AM | comments

By a vote of 55% to 45%, the people of South Dakota got the toughest abortion ban in the country off the books! South Dakota conservatives would have made abortion in every case, even rape and incest, illegal, except when...Read More

Back pats...pat's back...but no time for complacency

Filed by Don Sherfick | November 08, 2006 | 8:01 AM | comments

Indiana, marriage,amendment, bauer, speaker, Democrats, BosmaRead More

I have a headache.

Filed by Bil Browning | November 06, 2006 | 3:51 PM | comments

Plaintiffs did not claim a right to same-sex marriage any more than they claim a right to same-sex equality.Read More

Military: It's time for Rumsfeld to go

Filed by Bil Browning | November 06, 2006 | 10:19 AM | comments

It's not very often that I'll quote a whole piece from another source, but the following joint editorial - which ran today in the Army Times, the Air Force Times, the Navy Times, and the Marine Times - is a...Read More

On Conservative Judicial Activism and Election 2006

Filed by Chris Douglas | November 05, 2006 | 8:32 AM | comments

Under an earlier post by Bil Browning, there is a debate going on which speaks directly to a type of Judicial partisanship that should dishearten every Hoosier, let alone those who are its victims. A fundamental guarantee of Indiana's Constitutional...Read More

Haggard - swaggart III or mcgreevey II?

Filed by Don Sherfick | November 04, 2006 | 8:30 AM | comments

This morning as I flipped from channel to channel and URL to URL looking for the latest developments in the Haggard revelations out of Colorado, I flashed back to the late 1980's when another TV evangalist was having difficulties with...Read More

Mark St. John of Indiana Equality on CNN

Filed by Jerame Davis | November 03, 2006 | 7:37 PM | comments

CNN interviews Mark St. John of Indiana Equality in a segment on gay marriage and the 2006 election in Indiana. Thanks to Don for the vid!! Congrats to Mark on his first CNN appearance. Hooray for IE for getting...Read More

And the hits just keep on comin' -- Queer political cognitive dissonance version ...

Filed by Marla R. Stevens | November 03, 2006 | 6:41 PM | comments

When asked about his sexual orientation at an Orlando rally today, recently outed Republican gubernatorial candidate Charlie Christ punted while Gov. Jeb Bush shot the questioner daggers: "Next question!", cried Christ. "Let's talk about the future of this state we...Read More

Haggard Doth Protesteth or...

Filed by Marla R. Stevens | November 02, 2006 | 9:20 PM | comments

... 'I did not have sexual relations with that faggot!' That's why he's not stepping down from his post as HEIC (Head Evangelical In Charge) -- but wait, he is stepping down. You be the judge....Read More