Cherrypicking Illustrated

This post is by Jesse Galef – Yesterday, Andrew Sullivan put up a post about an extremely brutal hate-crime attack on an openly gay man.  The 2-minute news report he embeds is depressing, but there was something to laugh about at the end.  The studio interviewed one of the attackers’ friends, who proudly displayed this [Read More...]

Columnist Supports Banned Books Week; Illinois Family Institute Objects

A few days ago, the Chicago Tribune‘s Pulitzer Prize-winning cultural critic Julia Keller spoke out in favor of Banned Books Week: That day marked my first encounter with banned books. I probably don’t need to point out that my mother’s efforts were utterly counter-productive, that her prohibition only made true-crime books seem even more alluring. [Read More...]

The Gaytheists Blog

Reed Braden has begun a new website that sounds very promising: The Gaytheists is a new group blog for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning Atheists, skeptics and Humanists. LGBTQ. Perfect. Feel free to check it out and add them to your blogrolls. [Read more...]

Exorcised Gay Teen Speaks to Tyra Banks

Remember this video? That was Manifested Glory Ministries (in Bridgeport, CT) trying to rid a teenager of The Gay. The video made the rounds several months ago. Well, the 16-year-old teenager that is the subject of that video is going public about it. “Jeffrey” appeared on The Tyra Banks Show to talk about what you [Read More...]

We Need More Politicians Like Him

President Barack Obama is a bleeding-heart conservative when compared to politicians like former Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau. The late Trudeau was an inaugural inductee into the new Queer Hall of Fame. The former prime minister was a key figure in decriminalizing homosexuality and his famous partial quote — “there’s no place for the state [Read More...]