December 21, 2009

Solidarity: "Transmisogyny" & "Faggots"

Filed by Guest Blogger | December 21, 2009 | 7:00 PM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Rachel Dunn is an out and proud trans-lesbian filmmaker living in Los Angeles. Although very supportive of community events, her primary activism comes in the form of fostering and contributing to queer and minority film projects...Read More


Canadian Christmas Card

Filed by Alex Blaze | December 21, 2009 | 6:00 PM | comments

This member of Parliament, who's openly gay, caused quite a stir with his Christmas card. It's kinda Brokeback, but I can't think of a more tasteful way to do it. Go him. Update: Scott Brison responds:...Read More


Surprise -- Roses at Christmas

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | December 21, 2009 | 4:30 PM | comments

Some years ago, in my Los Angeles front yard, a surprise happened. Along the stucco wall, a rosebush with yellow flowers had suddenly popped a new cane with a single deep-pink blossom on it. It looked like what the rose...Read More


Ricky Martin comes out for acceptance

Filed by Pedro Julio Serrano | December 21, 2009 | 3:00 PM | comments

In a recent op-ed in Puerto Rico's major newspaper, my fellow Puerto Rican and international superstar Ricky Martin came out against hate crimes and asked people to move on from tolerance and embrace acceptance. His op-ed was published also in...Read More


The year Lance Bass saved Christmas

Filed by Joe Mirabella | December 21, 2009 | 1:30 PM | comments

When I lived in Iowa, my friends and I invented Gay Christmas. For many of us it was a chance to celebrate with our chosen family since so many of our biological loved ones still struggled with our sexual orientations....Read More


First gay couple in Martha Stewart Weddings

Filed by Bil Browning | December 21, 2009 | 12:00 PM | comments

Good As You blogger Jeremy Hooper and his partner, Andrew Shulman, have become the first gay couple featured in Martha Stewart Weddings. The magazine is on sale now. The happy couple were married in Connecticut earlier this year. Congratulations to...Read More


Are you happy now?

Filed by Bil Browning | December 21, 2009 | 10:00 AM | comments

The Center for Disease Control has released a new study that ranks states on how happy their residents are. Take a moment and think about how content you are with the state of life in Indiana. 45. Illinois 46. California...Read More


Videogame Censorship, LGBT, and Birdo (Part III)

Filed by Austen Crowder | December 21, 2009 | 9:30 AM | comments

This is part three of Austen's three-part series on videogame censorship. Part one dealt with the videogame crash, Nintendo of America's early "Seal of Quality" validation process, and the birth of Birdo as a Mario character. Part two dealt with...Read More


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When Santa is a groupie

Filed by Ed Team | December 21, 2009 | 7:30 AM | comments

"I stopped believing in Santa Claus when I was six. Mother took me to see him in a department store and he asked for my autograph." - Former child star Shirley Temple...Read More


Christmas with classic Hollywood movie stars

Filed by Bil Browning | December 21, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

As we start the run up to Christmas, let's start out with the classics. Join James Stewart, Margaret Sullavan, Donna Reed, Barbara Stanwyck, Dennis Morgan, Bette Davis, Richard Travis, Katharine Hepburn, Charles Boyer, Shirley Temple, Cary Grant, Elsa Lanchester,...Read More