06/26/2010 08:09 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Weekly Reader: Home Depot, Surrogacy, & Gay Republicans

My critical review of CNN's first "Gay In America" episode, Gary & Tony Have a Baby, sparked a firestorm of controversy. Fellow contributor Cathy Renna also weighed in with a post entitled, "Gary and Tony have a baby, Bil Browning has a cow and I have some things to say." What else was everyone talking about? Here's the best from the past week:


The Advocate Thinks I'm Brianna Freeman Filed by: Tobi Hill-Meyer

Meet Stephen Ira Beatty, America's second most-famous trans man Filed by: Alex Blaze


Irish Law Moving To Recognize Transgender Identity Filed by: Dr. Jillian T. Weiss

The Newest Christianist Lie: Fear of Harassment Filed by: Michael Hamar


An Elephant Doesn't Fit in a Closet Filed by: Guest Blogger Matt R. Salmon

Thoughts on The Owls Filed by: Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore


The Nibbler-In-Chief Promises To Keep On Nibbling Filed by: Rebecca Juro

Two Moms Fight to Stay Together Filed by: Steve Ralls


Breaking: Supreme Court Rules Names on Petitions Can Be Made Public Filed by: Joe Mirabella

The Ethics of Surrogacy Filed by: Jason Tseng


How I Became a Home Depot Defender Filed by: David Castillo

Stirring up the gay media's hornet's nest Filed by: Matt Comer

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