· Atlanta returns to normal after the Labor Day Black Gay Pride weekend. Writer/activist Darian Aaron recaps—with photos and video—the march from the Martin Luther King Center to the Georgia capitol: "This was by far the most liberating event I attended. Walking in the scorching Atlanta sun shouting 'I'm Black, I'm Out and I'm Proud'!' was life affirming and reminiscent of the civil rights movement, a different struggle, but a struggle I identify with."
· Queerty on Sen. Hillary Clinton's appearance on the season premiere of Ellen: "It’s nice to see Ellen—whose coming out paved the way for countless queers—using her powerful, mainstream platform to explore gay issues. Girl’s about to turn fifty and she’s still pushing the envelope, and, hopefully, pushing America in the right.
· Popnography on the interview with with
former Sen. Larry Craig's (adopted) children: "The hands-down most bizarre and intense" element of the coverage so far, where they debate "definitions of what sex is.
Though the kids say they believe dad's denial, they also amazingly say
it'd be okay if he was, in fact, gay. Which he's allegedly not."
· Eighteen years after its introduction, Isaac Julien's classic film, Looking for Langston, is finally on DVD.
· British model sues tabloid for reporting she had sex with the very! straight! 50 Cent because this "damaged her professional and personal reputations [as] well as caused her distress and embarrassment."
· Tomorrow the House begins hearings on the proposed Employment Non-Discrimination Act which has a strong shot at passage session—although the President has vowed a veto. Last week, Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius signed an executive order "prohibiting discrimination against state employees based on sexual orientation and gender identity."