February 10, 2010

The End Of Disorder

Filed by Antonia D'orsay | February 10, 2010 | 7:00 PM | comments

On February 9th, 2010, The American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual, version 5 (DSM-V) revision working groups released their Proposed Revisions for the areas in the manual under consideration for deletion, removal, revision, and addition. The current version of...Read More


More Problems at Notre Dame: Ex-Gay Speaker Invited to Talk About "Authenticity"

Filed by Waymon Hudson | February 10, 2010 | 6:00 PM | comments

It seems that the outrage over the publishing of a pro gay-bashing cartoon in the student newspaper, along with the continued refusal of the administration to allow an LGBT group on campus or include non-discrimination protections for LGBT students, hasn't...Read More


Funky 50s lesbian sleeze

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | February 10, 2010 | 5:30 PM | comments

Proving that in a world without men, all lesbians walk around in their underwear....Read More


Live large - Think big

Filed by Kate Clinton | February 10, 2010 | 5:00 PM | comments

That was the slogan of the 22nd Annual National Conference on LGBT Equality in Dallas, Texas. Good thing we weren't in Rhode Island. Don't get me wrong, there's a lot of LGBT organizing happening in RI. Two thousand activists from...Read More


Simply Be a Mom

Filed by Sara Whitman | February 10, 2010 | 4:00 PM | comments

I know. I've been quiet for a while. Part of me had to go lick my wounds for a while. Naked frat boy, horrible Supreme Court ruling. I didn't want to read or think or do anything. So I didn't....Read More


SAGE awarded $900,000 by DHHS

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 10, 2010 | 3:00 PM | comments

SAGE, the LGBT org for the elderly, received a large grant from the government to provide elder services: Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and the Administration on Aging have awarded Services & Advocacy for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual &...Read More


CNN Money's 100 Best Companies to Work For includes LGBT rights

Filed by Joe Mirabella | February 10, 2010 | 2:30 PM | comments

CNN Money included criteria for how companies treat their LGBT employees in their rating system for the best companies to work for list. They included two categories that are important to LGBT employees, an LGBT inclusive non-discrimination policy and domestic...Read More


DSM-V Task Force Releases Proposed Diagnostic Criteria

Filed by Kelley Winters | February 10, 2010 | 2:00 PM | comments

After months of delay, the American Psychiatric Association released proposed diagnostic criteria for the Fifth Edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-V). A period of public review and comment begins today and ends April 20th. Readers...Read More


Didi! (Part 3)

Filed by Sean Martin | February 10, 2010 | 1:00 PM | comments

We all have our priorities... Click here for a larger image....Read More


Exclusive Interview: Evan Wolfson of Freedom To Marry

Filed by Bil Browning | February 10, 2010 | 12:00 PM | comments

I had a chance to sit down with Evan Wolfson, Executive Director of Freedom to Marry, and talk to him about why marriage recognition is such a personally important issue for him. Of course, I also had to ask him...Read More


Birthright

Filed by Antonia D'orsay | February 10, 2010 | 11:00 AM | comments

Let's pause for a moment and look at one thing, though.  One thing that reaches outside that, so that people know why it is that I note, casually and consistently, the importance of our recognizing the kinship we have with each other within the LGBT. It starts when we are kids.Read More


Vintage carnival cut-out: party boys

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | February 10, 2010 | 10:30 AM | comments

Yes, they can-can!...Read More


Building political power: One interview at a time

Filed by Kate Kendell | February 10, 2010 | 9:30 AM | comments

I'm back at my desk after four days in Dallas at the annual Creating Change conference organized by The Task Force. Every year I return re-energized and inspired. What I love most about Creating Change is the energy and vibe....Read More


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Rowan Williams apologizes to LGBT's?

Filed by Ed Team | February 10, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"The debate over the status and vocational possibilities of LGBT people in the church is not helped by ignoring the existing facts, which include many regular worshippers of gay or lesbian orientation and many sacrificial and exemplary priests who share...Read More


CBS Reports: The Homosexuals

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 10, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

Here's a pre-Stonewall feature piece on gays from CBS, which ran in 1967. Via The Advocate....Read More