September 15, 2011

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NLGJA: Why I've Joined the Board of a National Organization

Filed by Bil Browning | September 15, 2011 | 7:00 PM | comments

While I wasn't able to attend the NLGJA convention this year, it's gratifying to not only be the first independent blogger to win the Excellence in Online Journalism Award, but to also be elected to serve on the organization's board of directors.Read More


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GLAAD All Over

Filed by Jesse Monteagudo | September 15, 2011 | 6:00 PM | comments

There is still a place for GLAAD in the LGBT community, but it must choose its battles carefully.Read More


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A Dream? A Lie? Or Something Worse?

Filed by Terrance Heath | September 15, 2011 | 5:00 PM | comments

It doesn't come as a surprise to me that downward mobility is the trend that seems likely to dominate the next decade - especially if Washington continues its current trend.Read More


Queer Rising's 'Vindictive Prosecution' For Marriage Equality

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | September 15, 2011 | 4:00 PM | comments

Five Queer Rising activists are being put through the wringer by the Manhattan DA's office for their protests in support of marriage equality. Read More


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How the Denver Principles Changed AIDS & Health Care Forever

Filed by Mark S. King | September 15, 2011 | 3:00 PM | comments

You must know this, because it matters. Because it has already changed your life and you may not even realize it.Read More


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Help George Carlin Stick It To God

Filed by Don Davis | September 15, 2011 | 2:00 PM | comments

A language warning: we'll be quoting George Carlin liberally, and that means there may be present today certain of the seven words with which he created one of his best known routines. You are now officially warned.Read More


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FOX News Anchor Decimates Anti-Trans Shrink

Filed by Bil Browning | September 15, 2011 | 1:00 PM | comments

FOX contributor Dr. Ablow has made a splash lately for warning parents not to let their kids watch Chaz Bono on Dancing with the Stars and it seems most of the media and psychiatric circles are having none of it.Read More


A Day at the Beach: 1920s Male Swimmers

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | September 15, 2011 | 12:00 PM | comments

When did American men become so afraid of displaying affection? This photo from the 1920s seems sexually ambiguous to us now because, back then, men were allowed to hug, embrace, hold hands, and otherwise show same-sex affection.Read More


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Gay Activist Alliance Co-Founder Arthur Evans Dies

Filed by Karen Ocamb | September 15, 2011 | 11:00 AM | comments

Arthur Evans, born in York, Pennsylvania on October 12, 1942, died in San Francisco over the weekend. Evans co-founded the Gay Activists Alliance months after the Stonewall riots.Read More


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The 32nd Day: Reader Opinion Thread

Filed by Bil Browning | September 15, 2011 | 10:00 AM | comments

If you've been following along for the past month, you know I've been sharing a photo and then writing the backstory about it as preparation for writing a book of short autobiographical sketches. Now I need your help.Read More


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Why Literary Agents Pressure Authors to 'Straighten' Gay Characters

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | September 15, 2011 | 9:00 AM | comments

The outrage of the moment is over an unnamed literary agent won't represent a young-adult book unless a gay character is rewritten as straight. As an author, I share the outrage, but there's a bigger story that needs to be looked at.Read More


Rick Santorum Gets Animated

Filed by Bil Browning | September 15, 2011 | 7:45 AM | comments

Here's everything you need to know about GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum thanks to those Taiwanese animators. I think they've hit the nail on the head with this one....Read More


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Criminal Complaint Filed Against School Anti-homophobia Program

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | September 15, 2011 | 7:30 AM | comments

"The scandalous problems associated with the program don't stop with the OUT IN SCHOOLS-recommended 'youth resources' or the political and homosexist left-wing propaganda that fill its pages. There are serious and possibly criminal activities involved with this program." --Conservative radio...Read More