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Hail Mary pass?

Phillipe and Jorge noticed an interesting tidbit in the sports section of the New York Times recently.
Nothing says Super Bowl Sunday like an anti-abortion ad; Ripping Rush; and more
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  January 22, 2010

The Queen of Masturbation

A professional essayist, erotic story writer, and scholar, Dr. Carol Queen is the brains behind National Masturbation Month.
Coming clean with Carol Queen, the San Fran-based sexologist who created National Masturbation Month
By ALEXIS HAUK  |  June 05, 2009

Celebrating the original DIY

Like you, dear readers, I was apparently too busy exploring south of the border to even realize it, but I just found out that May was National Masturbation Month.
Sex can't get any safer than having it with yourself
By YOUR SECRET ADMIRER  |  June 05, 2009

Same-sex marriage

From the podium at EqualityMaine's 25th anniversary dinner last Saturday night, former state senator Ethan Strimling posed a question to the 630 people in attendance: If gay marriage were allowed in Maine, how many of you would tie the knot?  
Fighting for a basic civil right without repeating other states' mistakes
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  March 25, 2009

No rules

The state of Maine doesn’t give away money. Except for the Department of Health and Human Services, the Department of Economic Development, and the state treasurer.
Politics and other mistakes
By AL DIAMON  |  September 25, 2008

The truth is up there

The sky’s on the move again, he can feel it.
Clouds, sun dogs, and the dream of an atmospheric education . . . How one former TV reporter brought his sky gospel to the people
By JAMES PARKER  |  August 20, 2008


Comics for Christ

Young Laurel Templeton spends her summer vacation “kidnapped by five cyborg flies and shrunk down to insect size so [she can] travel back in time with them to save the world from an evil spider.” You know, typical stuff.
Evangelicals are speaking in bubbles — and fighting God’s war on pop culture
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  October 10, 2007

Media Moses

Bruce Wall is blessed with a talent for publicity.
What's behind Pastor Bruce Wall's nose for news?
By ADAM REILLY  |  April 11, 2007

Not that there’s anything wrong with that

Want to make the mainstream press squirm? Suggest that a major public figure is gay.
Big media’s big gay baggage
By ADAM REILLY  |  November 21, 2006

Faith-based TV

As liturgical organ music fills the sanctuary, good-looking white families respectfully fill the pews of a high-ceilinged, beautifully ornamented church.
Those edgy UCCs are at it again
By MICHAEL BRONSKI  |  March 31, 2006

By any other name

From being physically harassed in my middle-class catholic high school in the mid 1960s to being assaulted in boston’s outdoor cruising areas, i’ve seen a lot of anti-gay violence up close.
Gauging the distance between a horrific attack and a hate crime
By MICHAEL BRONSKI  |  February 10, 2006