We've stated in the past that Republicans love Mayor Ed Lee. And to say the least that didn't sit well with the Lee campaign (or Tony Hall for that matter), despite the fact he had been endorsed by the Log Cabin Republicans, and given an extra special vote of confidence by the San Francisco Repub ... More >>
anoldent via FlickrMuch ado has already been made about Dennis Herrera slamming Ed Lee for contributions from a Republican -- one that has also supported Herrera over the years. But a comment in the Chronicle from Herrera's spokesman, Matt Dorsey, prompted the SF Log Cabin Republicans to as ... More >>
Ed Lee welcomes support ... from everyone In a liberal bastion like San Francisco, what Democratic candidate would want the support of the Republican Party? Turns out, plenty. Supervisors David Chiu and Ross Mirkarimi, and mayoral candidate Michela Alioto-Pier, to name a few. But as far as the ma ... More >>
Oh happy day...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 and persons worthy of gratitude.For example: Skating with the Star ... More >>
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 on the decision.Let me repeat that summary: President Barack Obama -- who sa ... More >>
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 of the First Amendment rights of gay people. The suit wa ... More >>
In Argentina, homosexuals can now tango and marryThis 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?
Ah, fond memories of prom...Don't Ask Don't Tell doesn't apply to Ricky Martin -- but we'll get to that in good time. No, "DADT" is the law that supposedly keeps the gays out of the military -- continued to take up headspace this week. On Tuesday, the Department of Justice, acting on behalf ... More >>
They follow sports, wear flannel shirts, smoke, drink, belch, and make crude jokes. Oh, one other thing. They're gay.