June 4, 2010

Queer music Friday - Holly Miranda

Filed by Alex Blaze | June 04, 2010 | 5:00 PM | comments

Here's a live performance of openly-lesbian singer/songwriter Holly Miranda's "Waves."...Read More


Oil Spill: What Can I Do?

Filed by Sara Whitman | June 04, 2010 | 4:00 PM | comments

One Million Gallons of Oil a Day. Since April 20th. ONE MILLION GALLONS A DAY. And still, the oil gushes. Did you know this particular site was tried before and actually did the same thing but it was a shallower...Read More


LGBT vs. gay, at my own risk

Filed by Alex Blaze | June 04, 2010 | 3:00 PM | comments

John "what I as a gay man have in common with a man who wants to cut off his penis" Aravosis started the perennial conversation, and it wouldn't be a perennial conversation if I didn't jump in. Here's the title,...Read More


Am I A Smug, Privileged Jerk? Part II

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | June 04, 2010 | 2:00 PM | comments

This is Part II of a series. Part I can be found here. I am sometimes smug, and sometimes a jerk, but always privileged. The concept of "privilege" is a bit confusing. Few people are born into families with great...Read More


LA County Votes to Boycott Arizona After Public Hearing with Gay Testimony

Filed by Karen Ocamb | June 04, 2010 | 1:00 PM | comments

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors heard hours of contentious public testimony Tuesday before voting 3 to 2 to boycott Arizona over SB 1070, the state's controversial "Papers, please" illegal immigration law that requires law enforcement to ask anyone...Read More


VT lesbian takes child to Central America to avoid custody dispute

Filed by Bil Browning | June 04, 2010 | 12:00 PM | comments

Lesbian turned ex-gay turned renegade parent, Lisa Miller, has reportedly spirited her daughter, Isabella, to Central America in an attempt to avoid turning over the child to her former partner, Janet Jenkins. The two conceived the child while they were...Read More


One thing we all agree on: If children see a breast, they die

Filed by Alex Blaze | June 04, 2010 | 11:00 AM | comments

The story about the group of trans women who supposedly went topless on Rehoboth Beach in Delaware ("supposedly" because no one's talked to them and the only people saying they did are the cops) has now been picked up by...Read More


Men's Digest, Lesbian Study: vintage magazine

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | June 04, 2010 | 10:30 AM | comments

What first caught my eye was how much Claudia Cardinale resembles Brittany Spears, or vice versa. This men's magazine dates from 1964....Read More


A Queer Renaissance in Austin, Texas?

Filed by Steven Cheslik-DeMeyer | June 04, 2010 | 9:30 AM | comments

One of my first visits to Austin was in October of 2005 when my film Life in a Box was screened in aGLIFF -- the Austin Gay & Lesbian International Film Festival. (A testament to the great appeal of Austin,...Read More


Best Friend Turned Potential Lover

Filed by Michele O'Mara | June 04, 2010 | 8:30 AM | comments

I asked out my best friend last night. She said yes and we kissed for the first time. We only have a week and a half left of school and we live in different states. How do the two...Read More


Freedom to Cheat

Filed by Kate Clinton | June 04, 2010 | 8:00 AM | comments

I'm in Provincetown. Happy Gay Pride month. I'm currently surrounded by a bunch of LUGs - Lesbians Until Graduation. So have you heard the latest about DADT? How about Al and Tipper Gore? Or the Sex in the City...Read More


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NLGJA Weighs In on GetEqual Series

Filed by Ed Team | June 04, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"What Browning accomplished was raising some important questions, allowing people to respond, and then allowing the organization to respond. In the process, we saw GetEqual provide some much needed transparency and we saw Bilerico raising concerns that have been talked...Read More


What if the Golden Girls are like Highlander?

Filed by Bil Browning | June 04, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

Rue McClanahan, better known as Blanche from the Golden Girls to most gay men, passed away yesterday morning of a massive stroke. As the rest of the clan has passed on now except for Betty White, what if the...Read More