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Entries by Waymon Hudson from 07/2010

A Call for Violence Answered in Uganda: Gay Activist Found Beheaded

| Posted 07.06.2010 | World

One cannot help but draw the connection between the murder of Ugandan LGBT rights activist Pasikali Kashusbe and the recent calls for violence and bloodshed from American Evangelicals visiting Uganda in support of the "Kill the Gays" Bill.

Music Review: Scissor Sister's Night Work, A Queer & Sexy Mindtrip

| Posted 07.06.2010 | Entertainment

I have a confession. I am now, and have always been, hopelessly obsessed with the quirky, queer band Scissor Sisters. But their latest album entitled Night Workis something entirely different.

New Questions Around Uganda Beheading, but Situation Remains the Same

| Posted 07.07.2010 | World

It appears that some of the details about the motivation behind the violent beheading of Pasikali Kashusbe and his connection to LGBT rights group Int...

You've Got (Hate) Mail: 'When Tea Baggers Attack' Edition

| Posted 07.08.2010 | Politics

To me, sending hate mail has always seemed like a lot of effort for little return. So I was surprised to receive over 30 nearly identical messages, all beginning, "Dear Mr. Hudson- You should shut up. You look like a queer."

Disturbing New Report for Anti-LGBT Violence in 2009

| Posted 07.14.2010 | Politics

The most marginalized parts of an already marginalized group like the LGBT community are being targeted in horrific numbers.

The War on Intellectualism Pt. 2: Mainstream Media Madness

| Posted 07.15.2010 | Media

What used to be a proud tradition of finding the facts, truth, and coming to an independent conclusion to inform the public has become a fractured, tabloid regurgitation of party spin and talking points.

Gay Georgia Teen Starts Group to Help LGBT Youth

| Posted 07.16.2010 | Impact

Young people are coming out at much younger ages these days and too often these youth are left with no options and nowhere to turn. Hopefully, Project LifeVest will help change that.

'God Hates Nerds': The Westboro Baptist Church Takes On Comic-Con

| Posted 07.16.2010 | Religion

Just when you think they can't get any more insane than picketing the funerals of hate crimes victims and soldiers killed in battle, the Phelps clan sinks to a whole new level of crazy.

Fringe Candidate to Protest "Homosexual Agenda" in South Florida

| Posted 07.19.2010 | Politics

There will always be crazy candidates that say crazy things. Enter John Labriola, a Tea Party candidate for Florida House District 94. He's going to pray away the recession. Praise the lord!

Interview: Derrick Martin Talks Prom, Being Kicked Out and Helping Other Gay Youth

| Posted 07.20.2010 | Impact

I recently wrote about Derrick Martin, the gay teenager from Georgia who sparked a media firestorm when he asked to bring another boy to prom, and who has turned his experience into a project to help other LGBT youth in crisis.

Dan Choi Now Officially Discharged Under DADT

| Posted 07.21.2010 | Politics

Lieutenant Dan Choi's National Guard unit has notified him by mail and phone he has been fully discharged and is no longer serving as an American solider.

Trailer for New Uganda "Kill the Gays" Bill Documentary: Killing in the Name

| Posted 07.23.2010 | World

A trailer has just been released for a new documentary about Uganda's odious "Anti-Homosexuality Bill" that prescribes the death penalty and other harsh punishments for LGBT people and their allies.

Weekly Reader: Choi Discharged, Mixner on DADT, Proms, & Kathy Griffin

| Posted 07.26.2010 | Media

There has been a lot of great discussion and debate on the blogs this week, from Dan Choi's discharge to coverage of the AIDS2010 conference in Vienna. Check out these other great posts from this week

Interview With the Boys of Jeffery and Cole Casserole

| Posted 07.28.2010 | Entertainment

I got the chance to sit down with Jeffery Self and Cole Escola, the comic geniuses behind the cult Youtube hit Jeffery and Cole Casserole, which is now in its second season on the Logo Network.

New Gay Street Beat Podcast Talks About DADT, Music, Target, and More

| Posted 07.29.2010 | Politics

I was back on the new LGBT podcast "Gay Street Beat" this week for their latest edition and wanted to share it with all of you!