July 26, 2011

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My Night As Ricky Martin

Filed by Adam Polaski | July 26, 2011 | 7:00 PM | comments

Wait, did my cruise ship impersonation of the openly gay Latino superstar contribute to the erasure of his gay identity?Read More


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Outliving My Father

Filed by Mark S. King | July 26, 2011 | 6:00 PM | comments

We began words and abandoned them, floating silently in a moment I hoped could delay the inevitable. I thanked God for a gift that, in the distorted world of AIDS, I had wanted so badly over the years. I would outlive my father.Read More


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Action Alert: Support HIV/AIDS Programs

Filed by Michael Emanuel Rajner | July 26, 2011 | 5:00 PM | comments

Tell your Senators and Representative that cutting programs vital to people with HIV/AIDS is no way to reduce the deficit - we need a fair and balanced approach now!Read More


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Hitler Holds News Conference, Blames Balanced Budget for US Loss

Filed by Don Davis | July 26, 2011 | 4:00 PM | comments

America's new Führer announced today that his official war history would acknowledge that one of the biggest contributing factors to the defeat of the Allies was the insistence of the former United States of America on sticking to its balanced budget amendment.Read More


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'She's Not There': An Essential Book in My LGBT Education

Filed by Adam Polaski | July 26, 2011 | 3:00 PM | comments

Almost exactly eight years after Jennifer Finney Boylan published her story of transition, She's Not There, her book is helping this young writer work toward greater understanding of the full spectrum of the LGBT community.Read More


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After Ex-Gay Question, Bachmann Snubs Iowa News Station

Filed by Andrew Belonsky | July 26, 2011 | 2:00 PM | comments

Michele Bachmann and her presidential campaign received scores of press earlier this month when it was revealed that her husband, Marcus Bachmann, runs an "ex-gay therapy" clinic. And as the scandal unfolded, Rae Chelle, a reporter from Iowa-based ABC affiliate...Read More


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Dept. of HHS Considers Revisiting Gay Blood Ban

Filed by Adam Polaski | July 26, 2011 | 1:00 PM | comments

Today the Department of Health and Human Services detailed what steps would need to be taken in order for the country's current ban on blood donations from gay men to be reviewed again. Read More


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Alexander Hamilton: 'Little Lion' of the Revolution

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | July 26, 2011 | 12:00 PM | comments

Conservative American historians reserve a closet that's deeper and darker than usual, for any "founding father" who wasn't a Bible-quoting Protestant heterosexual. And some odd boys can definitely be glimpsed through the cannon smoke of our Revolution. Among them was soldier and statesman Alexander Hamilton.Read More


Reverse Sexism: Call On Me

Filed by Bil Browning | July 26, 2011 | 11:30 AM | comments

Leave it to the gays to take the sexism of Call On Me and turn it on its head. Or something like that...Read More


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The Limits of Tolerance: Anti-faith Voices in Our Community

Filed by Rev. Emily C. Heath | July 26, 2011 | 10:30 AM | comments

It is always ironic to me how much anti-gay Christians and the rabid anti-faith folks have in common. The narrowness of world views, the inability to tolerate beliefs different than their own, the stereotyping: they are all fundamentalists.Read More


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Gays Still Dominate Comic Con

Filed by Adam Polaski | July 26, 2011 | 9:30 AM | comments

Comic Con 2011 in San Diego was chock full of LGBT-focused pop culture and entertainment news - Glee and True Blood news, gay comic book scoop, and a response from John Barrowman on a Torchwood gay sex scandal. Read More


Broadway Loves Gay Marriages

Filed by Ed Team | July 26, 2011 | 8:00 AM | comments

The Great White Way is totally loving marriage equality in New York. On Sunday, the homo Avenue Q puppets tied the knot and proved there was life outside their apartment. Yesterday, the finale of a performance of Hair was...Read More


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Prosecutor in Larry King Murder Invokes "Gay Panic" Law

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | July 26, 2011 | 8:00 AM | comments

The killer of 15 year-old Larry King argues he was provoked into shooting him in the head at school because King was "flirtatious."Read More


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NY Senator Diaz Says Sunday Same-Sex Marriages Are Illegal

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | July 26, 2011 | 7:30 AM | comments

"When a couple registers for a marriage license they are supposed wait 24 hours before actually getting married. This is illegal and criminal." --New York anti-gay Senator Ruben Diaz, complaining about the same-sex marriages performed on Sunday in New York...Read More