Posts from November 18, 2012

News: Nate Silver, Jeremy Renner, Marriage Money, Gaza

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Miami bar Tobacco road has been many things in its 100 years, including a gay bar. With weed food possibly going mainstream in Colorado and Washington, CBS News takes a look at some cooks crafting foods that will make you smile. Some low ball estimat…

World’s Longest English Word Is 189,819 Letters: VIDEO

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Via Joe.My.God comes this video of the world’s longest word, which takes about 3.5 hours to say and is 189,819 letters. Boiled down, it’s the chemical name for the protein titin. If you have some time to kill, watch it being read AFTER THE JUMP.…

Marriage Equality Still Faces Many Hurdles In Illinois

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Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's announcement that marriage equality should be a high priority for the Illinois legislature has some wondering if the Land of Lincoln is the next frontier in the fight for gay rights. According to an AP report today, t…

Billy Graham’s Son Claims Gay Can’t Make Family: VIDEO

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Franklin Graham, the evangelical leader famous for being the son of Billy Graham, offered up some standard conservative fear-mongering about President Obama’s second term and increased support for marriage equality during an interview with CBN’s Davi…

“Like A Family Photo With A Gay Kid In It”

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If you read one thing at the New York Times today, make it Maureen Solomon's "Coming Out by Christmas Card," a piece in which she weighs the uncertainty she felt about "outing" her son by using a picture of him in a Lambda Leg…

Numbers Show Challenge To Marriage Equality In Minnesota

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Minnesota voters may have voted "no" on amending the constitution to define marriage as being between one man and one woman, but Star Tribune journalst Lori Sturdevant crunched the numbers and finds that the state's ruling Democratic Fa…