August 10, 2011

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White House Announces Interim LGBT Liaison

Filed by Adam Polaski | August 10, 2011 | 7:15 PM | comments

The White House announced today that Raul Alvillar will serve as the Obama administration's interim LGBT liaison. Read More


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Black LGBT Bloggers, Come On Out!

Filed by Viktor Kerney | August 10, 2011 | 6:45 PM | comments

Black LGBT bloggers have the opportunity to be a powerful force in the overall LGBT movement. Hopefully, more will join us, tell the world our stories, and help in the struggle for equality. Read More


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Catholic 'Moral Authority' in IL: Abuse Victim Gets $6.3 million

Filed by Waymon Hudson | August 10, 2011 | 5:00 PM | comments

Three years later, the Diocese of Belleville has finally paid the jury-awarded judgement to a man who was sexually abused as a child by a priest for over five years at St. Theresa's Parish in Salem, Illinois. Read More


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Bil and Me: Photo

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | August 10, 2011 | 4:30 PM | comments

Here I am with our beloved editor, Bil Browning, during a recent trip to Washington, D.C. Had a blast up there giving two speeches - one to an academic group and a second about my new book. Read More


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A 'Bewitched' Series Reboot is Coming to CBS

Filed by Viktor Kerney | August 10, 2011 | 3:30 PM | comments

CBS and Sony are working on a script for the remake of the comedy series. They have tapped Marc Lawrence to be the scribe and executive producer of the show. Read More


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Change.org Pressures Ernie and Bert to Marry

Filed by Steven Cheslik-DeMeyer | August 10, 2011 | 2:30 PM | comments

A new Change.org petition is pressuring Ernie and Bert to get married. Because apparently the only legitimate domestic relationship, even for puppets, is marriage. Read More


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Knights of Columbus Reaffirms Marriage Equality Opposition

Filed by Adam Polaski | August 10, 2011 | 2:00 PM | comments

Last week, the Knights of Columbus, who donated $1.4 million to the National Organization for Marriage in 2009, reaffirmed their commitment to fighting marriage equality. Read More


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10 Things Logo TV Can Do to Be a Better LGBT Network

Filed by Viktor Kerney | August 10, 2011 | 12:30 PM | comments

I remember seeing LOGO's crew promoting the upcoming channel back in 2005. I was excited for our first network showcasing the LGBT community. But, six years later - let's just say, I'm not really pleased. Read More


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Apple Is Now the Largest US Publicly Traded Company

Filed by Karen Ocamb | August 10, 2011 | 11:30 AM | comments

Apple, Inc. has just surpassed Exxon Mobil's market cap, becoming the largest U.S. publicly-traded company. This may be a "sign" of positive developments ahead for LGBT people. Read More


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Top LGBT Voices Name History's Essential LGBT Figures

Filed by Adam Polaski | August 10, 2011 | 10:15 AM | comments

This last batch of personal "Top 5" lists from a selection of important LGBT voices - from Andrés Duque, Bil Browning, Emily Heath, Scott Wooledge, Roberta Sklar & more - really reflects the diversity within our community. Read More


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Ghana Church Plans Counseling Centers for Gays

Filed by Viktor Kerney | August 10, 2011 | 9:00 AM | comments

The Presbyterian Church of Ghana is planning to create therapy centers to counsel and pray the gay away from their citizens. Read More


Santorum: Marriage Equality is Like Calling a Napkin a Paper Towel

Filed by Adam Polaski | August 10, 2011 | 8:30 AM | comments

Rick Santorum, the struggling candidate for the Republican presidential nomination, is still clinging to his fiercely anti-gay and anti-LGBT views to try to garner more support than the 1 percent he currently he has. At a campaign stop in...Read More


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Bronski's American History

Filed by Jesse Monteagudo | August 10, 2011 | 8:00 AM | comments

A Queer History of the United States is Michael Bronski's most ambitious book, a narrative of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, and transgender people in America from 1492 to 1990. Read More


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Log Cabin Republicans Denounce Ann Coulter

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | August 10, 2011 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Ann Coulter is not a serious part of the conservative movement -- her positions are a throwback and do more harm than anything else. Her remarks endorsing the widely outdated and profoundly harmful idea of 'reparative therapy,' alleging that one...Read More