May 18, 2011

Barney Frank Visits Seattle and Discusses ENDA

Filed by Joe Mirabella | May 18, 2011 | 7:00 PM | comments

On Tuesday Barney Frank visited Seattle to help raise money for Congressmen Jim McDermott. I had an opportunity to meet Barney Frank in a small group setting at Equal Rights Washington. He spoke to the group about the state of...Read More


10 Questions for NOM

Filed by Bil Browning | May 18, 2011 | 6:00 PM | comments

Friend of the site and Queerty's new editor, Daniel Villareal, was a little peeved to find one of his posts on the National Organization for Marriage's website. His article, "Can We Please Just Start Admitting That We Do Actually Want...Read More


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Roland Palencia: Equality California's New Executive Director

Filed by Karen Ocamb | May 18, 2011 | 5:00 PM | comments

Many in LGBT California wanted the board of Equality California to make a bold choice in replacing Geoff Kors as the new executive director of the important statewide lobbying organization. Sunday night, May 15, of the four finalists - they...Read More


New York Post Outs HIV-Positive Rape Victim

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 18, 2011 | 4:00 PM | comments

I've been mulling the idea of posting about the stupid things people are saying about Dominique Strauss-Kahn and the allegation that he raped an African hotel maid, from Bernard Henri-Levy's conspiracy theory about the room number to Ben Stein's claim...Read More


Toward a Cure for HIV

Filed by Jake Weinraub | May 18, 2011 | 3:00 PM | comments

Bay Area Doctors are continuing to monitor the progress of Timothy Ray Brown, known as "The Berlin Patient" - said to be the first man 'cured' of HIV. Since our last post on this issue, Brown's white blood cells have...Read More


A Kiss to Build a Dream On: Vintage Photo

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | May 18, 2011 | 2:30 PM | comments

I don't know if they were brothers, best friends, or lovers, but these (ca. 1940s?) men certainly loved each other. And that's what it's all about....Read More


New Report on Catholic Child Molestation Blames Stress, Not Gays

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 18, 2011 | 1:30 PM | comments

A new, big report is out from John Jay College on the Catholic child abuse crises, looking specifically for causes. The report is cost almost two million dollars, half of which was paid by the Catholic Bishops but another chunk...Read More


Doric Wilson, Theater Great (1939-2011)

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | May 18, 2011 | 12:30 PM | comments

When the curly-haired ranch kid from Washington state got off the train in New York City in 1958, nobody would have predicted what a theater great he would become - inspired for decades by that wittiest of urban playwrights, Oscar...Read More


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"Into The Light," A 6000 mile walk to end gender discrimination

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | May 18, 2011 | 12:00 PM | comments

At the end of this month, Alan Bounville will begin walking. He is embarking on a journey from the Pacific Northwest of the United States, walking 6,000 miles, to Washington DC. His goal is to bring an end to gender...Read More


Glitter Is the Herpes of Craft Supplies

Filed by Bil Browning | May 18, 2011 | 10:30 AM | comments

Demetri Martin's joke popped automatically to mind when I heard that Newt Gingrich got glitter bombed by a gay activist at a recent book signing in Minneapolis. The Salamander was in town for an event with the Minnesota Family Council...Read More


Police Officer who Beat Duanna Johnson Gets 2 Years Prison

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 18, 2011 | 9:30 AM | comments

Bridges McRae, the police officer caught on video beating Duanna Johnson, a black, trans woman who was being detained on prostitution charges that were later dropped, has been sentenced to two years of prison and two years probation. That time...Read More


The Patriarchy Is So Dada

Filed by Kate Clinton | May 18, 2011 | 8:30 AM | comments

Dominique Strauss-Kahn, he of the Madoff mane, alleged rapist and head of the International Monetary Fund - talk about branding! - is not too big to jail. Tant pis. Wait, wait, there's more. Arnold reveals he fathered a child ten...Read More


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Steven Tyler Tried Gay Sex, Didn't Like It

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 18, 2011 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Gay sex just doesn't do it for me. I tried it one time when I was younger, but I just didn't dig it." --Steven Tyler of Aerosmith...Read More


Singapore's Pink Dot

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 18, 2011 | 7:00 AM | comments

A promotional video for Singapore's Pink Dot Festival....Read More