May 13, 2010

Steve King is worried about transgender sting operations and flamboyant, litigious gays

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 13, 2010 | 8:00 PM | comments

Rep Steve King (R-Iowa) is ready to whip the base into a frenzy over ENDA. Check out what he told a local radio host: KING: Well Tony, I can imagine someone coming in and interviewing one day in man's clothes...Read More


Caption This: A NARTH board meeting

Filed by Bil Browning | May 13, 2010 | 7:00 PM | comments

Is that George Rekers in the back row?! Are those rent boys up front? *giggles* Don't like my caption? Provide your own in the comments section. (Hat tip to awkwardfamilyphotos.com who have their own batch of hilarious captions.)...Read More


Animal attraction!

Filed by Sean Martin | May 13, 2010 | 6:00 PM | comments

So maybe there is life beyond Farmville and Mafia Wars on Facebook? Like, maybe, way beyond?...Read More


When epithets are not enough, what does it take to call a hate crime a crime?

Filed by Guest Blogger | May 13, 2010 | 5:00 PM | comments

Editors' note: Sharon Stapel is the Executive Director of the New York City Anti-Violence Project. The mistrial determination in the Brooklyn Keith Phoenix trial sends a clear message: We are not safe. Hakim Scott and Keith Phoenix were charged with...Read More


Harvey Milk Day of Action May 22

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | May 13, 2010 | 4:00 PM | comments

On May 22, LGBT people all around the nation and the world will be marking the birthday of Harvey Milk, one of the first out gay politicians to be elected to public office in the United States. (Not the first,...Read More


Check Out the New Podcast 'Gay Street Beat' (Featuring Me)!

Filed by Waymon Hudson | May 13, 2010 | 3:00 PM | comments

This was my first week as a regular contributor to the new LGBT podcast "Gay Street Beat"! Be sure to download it free on iTunes and hear all the fun interviews. This week featured interviews with Darryl Stephens (of Noah's...Read More


The Bouncer: Vintage Men's Humor

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | May 13, 2010 | 2:30 PM | comments

Well, he looks bouncy. And I guess it's a Greco-Roman thing. But that's an interestingly girlish flounce to his outfit. Is he our favorite pin-up?...Read More


Trans teen's killer gets 99 years

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 13, 2010 | 1:30 PM | comments

The man who pled guilty to killing Jorge Steven Lopez Mercado got sentenced to 99 years in prison: A man accused of decapitating a gay teenager and burning his body pleaded guilty to first-degree murder on Wednesday and was sentenced...Read More


Soldier's Spoof of Kesha's "Blah Blah Blah" Video is Satire of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"

Filed by Joe Mirabella | May 13, 2010 | 12:30 PM | comments

US Soldiers stationed in Afghanistan decided to put their own spin on the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" debate heating up back home. To be fair, they are not engaging in the debate. Soldiers are supposed to be apolitical. And they...Read More


Interview: Suzanne Westenhoefer on coming out & gay comics

Filed by Bil Browning | May 13, 2010 | 11:30 AM | comments

Last night Jerame and I were invited guests to Suzanne Westenhoefer's comedy show to benefit Indy Pride. Suzanne had a very important message for queers nationwide that she wanted me to share: I did a short phone interview with Suzanne...Read More


Move It Or Lose It

Filed by Father Tony | May 13, 2010 | 10:30 AM | comments

Dear Tony, I'm 38 and love my job. I met a guy who lives in San Francisco. I live in Worchester, MA. Six months go by. Now he asks me to move to SF and live with him. I...Read More


WaPo: Choice Words For Civil Rights Of Transgender Workers

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | May 13, 2010 | 9:30 AM | comments

The Washington Post weighed in this morning on the Employment Non-Discrimination Act with a few choice words. It characterizes ENDA as pushing a "testy" issue in the culture wars: civil rights for transgender workers. "Testy"? Really? I've heard of a...Read More


No longer fit for military duty due to homosexual conduct

Filed by Guest Blogger | May 13, 2010 | 8:30 AM | comments

Editors' Note: "Stories from the Frontlines: Letters to President Barack Obama" is a new media campaign launched to underscore the urgent need for congressional action and presidential leadership at this critical point in the fight to repeal "Don't Ask, Don't...Read More


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Being anti-gay is the new coming out

Filed by Bil Browning | May 13, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Seems like there's always a dude on TV, doesn't it? You know, the anti-gay activist who is secretly involved in an apparent pro-gay activity? Last week, it was discovered the Family Research Council's George Rekers recently hired a gay male...Read More


Laura Bush Supports Marriage Equality

Filed by Joe Mirabella | May 13, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

Better late than never, Laura Bush supports marriage equality...Read More