May 27, 2011

Queer Music Friday - Holly Elle

Filed by Adam Polaski | May 27, 2011 | 5:00 PM | comments

Holly Elle, a classically trained Canadian singer, released a song called "Freak" earlier this month. It's her "be yourself" anthem, inspired by the tragic number of teenage suicides in the past year. Read More

Right wing Jesus

IL: Catholic Church Picks Discrimination Over Charity

Filed by Waymon Hudson | May 27, 2011 | 4:00 PM | comments

Catholic Charities in Rockford, Illinois have decided that rather than abide with the new civil unions law going into effect in Illinois on June 1st, they'll end all the adoption and foster care services they provide.Read More

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Nikki Araguz Arrested on Theft Charges

Filed by Bil Browning | May 27, 2011 | 3:00 PM | comments

A Texas court ruled this week to invalidate the marriage between Thomas Araguz, a firefighter killed in the line of duty, and Nikki Araguz, a transexual woman. Now Ms. Araguz has been arrested in connection with the theft of a Rolex watch.Read More


Why You Should Do A Rural Pride Event This Year

Filed by D Gregory Smith | May 27, 2011 | 2:30 PM | comments

We want to know you have our backs when we're working to educate legislators and local politicians and school boards and businesses. We want to know that it's okay to stay here, even when it's hard.Read More


Gays Distrust Blacks?

Filed by Bil Browning | May 27, 2011 | 12:45 PM | comments

Watch as the Family Research Council's Peter Spriggs tells a rapt audience of sheeple that gay people distrust African-Americans. Be warned, that's not the only outrageous bullshit he spews.Read More


Donor Duet, Part IV

Filed by Paige Schilt | May 27, 2011 | 12:00 PM | comments

The danger of any kind of reunion is finding out that you're just not that relevant to people's lives.Read More

Blue Dog Democrats

House Approves Anti-Gay Defense Authorization Bill

Filed by Bil Browning | May 27, 2011 | 11:00 AM | comments

The House of Representatives approved defense budget legislation that includes several anti-gay provisions meant to disrupt the repeal of Don't Ask Don't Tell & increase the scope of the Defense of Marriage Act.Read More


Religious Conversion: Vintage 'Sexploitation'

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | May 27, 2011 | 10:00 AM | comments

Now, what kind of trouble could a bunch of wholesome religious girls get into inside the walls of a convent? Oh!Read More


Parents Keep Baby's Sex Assignment Unannounced

Filed by Jake Weinraub | May 27, 2011 | 9:00 AM | comments

A Toronto couple has decided not to announce the sex assignment of their baby in an effort to give their child the freedom to choose what they want to be on their own.Read More


Hotel Silver Spring: Always a Repeat Performance

Filed by Lisa Weiner-Mahfuz | May 27, 2011 | 8:00 AM | comments

Ten years ago my partner and I moved to Silver Spring MD. We were intentional about choosing a neighborhood that was multi-racial, multi-generational, mixed class and was not a gentrified gayborhood. We landed in our street and the story simply begins there.Read More


Log Cabin Defends Fox News

Filed by Bil Browning | May 27, 2011 | 7:30 AM | comments

"At a time when gay and lesbian Americans are facing real challenges in states like Minnesota, Tennessee or North Carolina, when we have the opportunity for concrete progress in New York, and where there is work to be done in...Read More

This Never Happens on the Metro

Filed by Bil Browning | May 27, 2011 | 7:00 AM | comments

Sometimes when I travel around DC, I still get a little awestruck by the go-go-go of it all. There's the bus, the circulator, the metro, taxis, zip cars, and the bike share. But the one thing I've not seen...Read More