March 28, 2012

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HIV Positive Sports Star Magic Johnson Buys the LA Dodgers

Filed by Karen Ocamb | March 28, 2012 | 7:00 PM | comments

Yesterday, March 27, Magic Johnson - now a magic businessman, HIV educator and philanthropist - made another announcement: he and a group of investors bought the LA Dodgers baseball team for $2.1 billion. Read More


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Venice Florida Votes Unanimously to Protect LGBT Community

Filed by Nadine Smith | March 28, 2012 | 6:30 PM | comments

Passage of the human rights ordinance during Tuesdays council meeting means those that work or live in the city will be protected from discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity and expression.Read More


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'Christian' Backers of NC Amendment Prefer Division Over Peace

Filed by Matt Comer | March 28, 2012 | 5:30 PM | comments

The National Organization for Marriage's secret strategy to "divide and conquer" is curious, given their usual rhetoric about "Christian" and "family" values. Isn't peace more suited to the Gospel?Read More


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Nadine & Andrea's Baby [What You Need to Know]

Filed by Bil Browning | March 28, 2012 | 4:30 PM | comments

Contributor Nadine Smith and former contributor Andrea Hildebrand's son, Logan, has spent a long (in baby years) time around powerful and beautiful women. Is it any wonder then, that he's reaching out for First Lady Michelle Obama?Read More


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Ft. Lauderdale Finally Raising the Rainbow Flag with Pride

Filed by Michael Emanuel Rajner | March 28, 2012 | 3:30 PM | comments

In February the South Florida Gay News ran my Letter to the Editor, "Commissioner Rodstrom, Pick up the Flag and Carry it with Pride," creating critical dialogue that identifies issues of public policy on which the Ft. Lauderdale City Commission must act. Read More


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Boycott Celebrity Cruises

Filed by Norm Kent | March 28, 2012 | 2:30 PM | comments

For all members of the LGBT community who elect to board one of their ships again, shame on you. A horse kicks you once and it is his fault. Kicks you again, and maybe you are to blame. Don't ride that horse.Read More


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Drag Race's Willam Responds to Disqualification Rumors

Filed by James Holmes | March 28, 2012 | 1:00 PM | comments

Speculation has run rampant about what sent Willam home - and no one seems to be enjoying it more that the controversial queen herself. In this new video from Logo, she addresses some of the theories floating around online.Read More


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Israel, LGBT People & Equality Forum

Filed by Mark Segal | March 28, 2012 | 12:00 PM | comments

I believe it's fair to say that Israel has the right to protect itself against people who are at war with it. But for the LGBT community, that should not be the issue. Here's what it should be.Read More


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Alaska's Anti-Trans 'Tolerant City' Ad

Filed by Bil Browning | March 28, 2012 | 11:00 AM | comments

With Anchorage facing a vote soon on whether to add sexual orientation and gender identity to the city's non-discrimination ordinance, the religious right fanatics have stooped to a new low.Read More


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Fred Karger on Documents Exposing NOM's Anti-Gay Strategy

Filed by Karen Ocamb | March 28, 2012 | 10:00 AM | comments

Openly gay Los Angeles-based Republican presidential nominee Fred Karger reacted to the just-released documents exposing the political tactics of the National Organization for Marriage. Karger filed the original complaint with the Maine Ethics Commission that launched the state's investigation of the antigay group.Read More


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Help Wanted: Bigoted Stupid Celebrities

Filed by Bil Browning | March 28, 2012 | 8:42 AM | comments

"Hollywood with its cultural biases is far bigger than we can hope to be. We recognize this. But we also recognize the opportunity - the disproportionate potential impact of proactively seeking to gather and connect a community of artists, athletes,...Read More


Chinese Animation on Trans Miss Universe Contestant

Filed by Bil Browning | March 28, 2012 | 8:37 AM | comments

Next Media Animation has a new video out about the recent controversy from north of the border after transgender Miss Universe Canada contestant Jenna Talackova was booted from the competition. Notice that the Chinese video uses better terminology than...Read More