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News, The Snitch The Year in Gay, 2010 Edition

The Year in Gay, 2010 Edition

What a year it was​Who Will Be The Uppity Fag Of The Year?Let's face it -- this was a messy, messy year for the gays. Much of the news was good, ultimately, but shit dragged on! There were…
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News, The Snitch DADT Repeal: With All Deliberate Speed -- Or None At All?

DADT Repeal: With All Deliberate Speed -- Or None At All?

The Week in GayThe repeal of Don't Ask Don't Tell is fucking mess, but I think there might be a way to fix things. If we act quickly. This is a real longshot -- and it's not guaranteed to work…
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News, The Snitch The Gay Gratitude List

The Gay Gratitude List

The Week in GayIn recognition of the Thanksgiving holiday and the importance of the acknowledgment that things aren't all that bad (or maybe they are and we need to stop and smell the roses) I offer a list of events…
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News, The Snitch A Wiener Grows in the Castro

A Wiener Grows in the Castro

The Week In GayA heartfelt apology to Betty Smith, author of A Tree Grows in Brooklyn. But who can resist cracking wise about the name of the presumptive winner in race to represent District 8? You've gotta recognize the magnitude…
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News, The Snitch Republican Election Ploy: Gays Marry Goats, Dogs, and ... Clocks?

Republican Election Ploy: Gays Marry Goats, Dogs, and ... Clocks?

The Week In GayHave you noticed that the midterm election is around the goddamned corner? If your home is like mine you shovel 10 pounds of crap out of the mailbox and into the recycling bin every day; you have…
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News, The Snitch Obama to DADT: Please Don't Go!

Obama to DADT: Please Don't Go!

The Week in GayThe week started with a federal judge in California pulling the plug on "Don't Ask Don't Tell" -- the military policy that bans open service by gay. It ended with the Obama administration asking for a stay…
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News, The Snitch Gay Teen Suicide an Epidemic: 50 Cent Offers His Novel Take

Gay Teen Suicide an Epidemic: 50 Cent Offers His Novel Take

The Week in GaySome weeks are driven by stories about politicians and legislation or courtroom drama. This is not one of those weeks. Personality and persecution are the themes this week. Fall may have recently begun but the gays are…
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News, The Snitch San Francisco Gays on Fire on YouTube

San Francisco Gays on Fire on YouTube

​The Week In GayWho says creativity has died in the city that brought us the beat generation (as a matter of fact, Howl -- a story about Allen Ginsburg falling in love -- opens today in San Francisco) and the…
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News, The Snitch Thanks, John McCain -- Military Now 100 Percent Straight

Thanks, John McCain -- Military Now 100 Percent Straight

What's Sen. McCain thinking? Don't ask. ​The Senate was unable to stop Sen. John McCain's filibuster of the military authorization bill on Tuesday, which means that -- among other things -- the greatest democracy in the world is…
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News, The Snitch Appeal the Prop. 8 Decision!

Appeal the Prop. 8 Decision!

There was talk on Monday that a "group of conservative leaders" were chasing around Lieutenant Governor Abel Maldonado, begging him to file an appeal on the Proposition 8 decision, since he was acting as governor while Arnold Schwarzenegger was out…
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News, The Snitch Don't Ask Don't Tell Told Off

Don't Ask Don't Tell Told Off

The Week In GayLate yesterday, another radical hippie judge in California ruled that queers are protected by the U.S. Constitution. A lawsuit against the military ban on gay service members, Don't Ask Don't Tell, was ruled to be a violation…
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News, The Snitch The Gay Marriage Waiting Game - The Week in Gay

The Gay Marriage Waiting Game - The Week in Gay

This week was full of more of damn waiting. Just like last week. Last week we waited for Judge Vaughn Walker to decide that Prop. 8 was a piece of anti-American trash. This week we had to wait to find…
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News, The Snitch Prop. 8 Overturned: Hey Obama! Read the Ruling!

Prop. 8 Overturned: Hey Obama! Read the Ruling!

Today, Judge Vaughn Walker drove a stake into the heart of Prop 8. And then he pounded the stake with a sledge hammer. And then he jumped up and down on it.Victorious lawyers Ted Olson and David Bois summarized Walker's decision…
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News, The Snitch Dan Choi Proposes to Harry Reid: The Week in Gay

Dan Choi Proposes to Harry Reid: The Week in Gay

The Netroots Nation annual conference took place last week in Las Vegas. What is the Netroots Nation annual conference? It is a gathering of progressive bloggers who seek to learn from each other about strategies to influence public discourse using…
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News, The Snitch The Week in Gay:  Heterosexual Bloodbath

The Week in Gay: Heterosexual Bloodbath

The National Organization for Marriage is on a month-long, 23-city tour in the U.S. to promote heterosexual supremacy. During the tour, NOM is depicting itself as the victim of a campaign similar to the one they are engaged in to…
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News, The Snitch The Week in Gay: Argentina! Clay Aiken! Toilet Water!

The Week in Gay: Argentina! Clay Aiken! Toilet Water!

This week Argentina's senate voted 33 to 27 in support of marriage equality and now it's legal down there. Frankly, I don't know a lot about Argentina. Apparently, it's winter there now. Isn't that fascinating?…
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News, The Snitch Marriage Rights Can't Rely on Fickle Politicians' Whims

Marriage Rights Can't Rely on Fickle Politicians' Whims

Over the past few days, columnists Jonathan Rauch and Jonathan Capehart have been wringing their hands over what Judge Vaughn Walker might do to Proposition 8. They are convinced that Walker will either start an "inferno" or cause a "firestorm."…
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News, The Snitch The Week in Gay:  Gays Invade San Francisco!

The Week in Gay: Gays Invade San Francisco!

What is the best way to kick off San Francisco Pride Weekend? By listening to an ex-gay, ex-San Franciscan who wears an ascot and just loves him some pussy! Adam Hood doesn't want the gays to bring the gangrene into…
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News, The Snitch Will SF Pride Deliver a Message to Pelosi on Sunday?

Will SF Pride Deliver a Message to Pelosi on Sunday?

The town hall meeting held in San Francisco last week may be the first of a series of contractions that give birth to a litter of community forums where the general public can meet with the advocacy groups and political…
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News, The Snitch Studies: EQCA's plan to repeal Prop 8 will fail

Studies: EQCA's plan to repeal Prop 8 will fail

Patrick J. Egan Ph.D. released a study Wednesday called "Findings from a Decade of Polling on Ballot Measures Regarding the Legal Status of Same-Sex Couples" that shows how a multi-million dollar campaign to repeal Prop 8 at the ballot…
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