National Coming Out Day 2011

It’s Oct. 11 and that means it’s National Coming Out Day. The point of NCOD is to raise visibility for LGBTQ individuals. The idea is that if queer folks come out to those around them, it will help spread awareness and inclusiveness for LGBTQ issues. After all, it’s a lot easier to deny the rights…

Did Michele Bachmann pray her own gay away?

For the longest time there was something nagging at me whenever I caught a story about Michele Bachmann, the Republican front-runner for president. (Or has Texas’ Rick Perry completely stolen that mantel from her?) I mean, aside from her idea to abolish the minimum wage (to create jobs, of course), her belief that scientists support…

Get Teazled!

It is my delight to share with you that a new greeting card company has opened that caters to the LGBT community. It is called Teazled and is owned by a wonderful couple right here in Las Vegas. (Full disclosure: I am friends with them and they go to my church.) I encourage anyone who…

Dear GOP: I know what you do every summer

Is it just me or is this whole debt-ceiling/credit-rating crisis just another in a long history of GOP antics during the hot summer months. Is this the GOP’s version of summer camp? Hi Kids! Welcome to Camp GOPWannaFuckUs! And the “talent” at the end-of-summer show is who was the most convincing boogey man? Who got…