May 21, 2012


88% of Baptist Univ Faculty Quit Over Anti-Gay Pledge

Filed by Bil Browning | May 21, 2012 | 6:00 PM | comments

Shorter University, a Baptist college in Georgia, is losing scads of faculty and students after requiring all teachers to sign a "Personal Lifestyle Statement" that requires them to reject homosexuality, pre-marital sex, public drinking, adultery and drug use and mandates that they attend church regularly.Read More

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Coming Out with Donna Summer

Filed by Mark S. King | May 21, 2012 | 5:00 PM | comments

Donna Summer is among the spirits now, joining the legions of ghosts haunting brightly colored discos from another era. She is still cooing to them, to these throngs of boisterous men, inviting them to the dance, and there is everything to celebrate and nothing to forgive.Read More


'The Simpsons' Go Gaga

Filed by James Holmes | May 21, 2012 | 4:00 PM | comments

For last night's season finale, Mama Monster herself stopped by to lighten Lisa's moods and sneaks in a smooch with Marge.Read More


Dharun Ravi Sentenced to 30 Days for Webcam Cyber-Bullying

Filed by Karen Ocamb | May 21, 2012 | 3:00 PM | comments

Superior Court Judge Glenn Berman in New Jersey sentenced Dharun Ravi to 30 days in jail for what he called a "bias crime," not a hate crime in the landmark case about cyber-bullying.Read More


NAACP's Evolution on Marriage Equality Began Decades Ago

Filed by Nadine Smith | May 21, 2012 | 1:30 PM | comments

This isn't the first time the NAACP has stepped out on principle for an issue that affects the lives of LGBT people. Nor is it the first time they will experience a predictable, orchestrated backlash. Read More


Wanda Sykes on Obama & NAACP Support for Same-Sex Marriage

Filed by Karen Ocamb | May 21, 2012 | 12:00 PM | comments

On the red carpet at the L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center's "An Evening with Women," actress/comedienne Wanda Sykes talked about President Obama's declaration that he supports same-sex marriage and the vote by the board of the NAACP to unequivocally support marriage equality.Read More

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The Letter Q: Queer Writers' Notes To Their Younger Selves [Contest]

Filed by Bil Browning | May 21, 2012 | 10:30 AM | comments

We have a very special giveaway today that will warm the cockles of the grinchiest heart.Read More

Staying Alive: Robin Gibb Dies

Filed by Bil Browning | May 21, 2012 | 10:05 AM | comments

Bee Gees star Robin Gibb has died following a battle with cancer. Several aging disco stars have passed away recently - including Donna Summer who also died after a long fight against cancer. He'll stay alive through his music....Read More


He'll Regret It for the Rest of His Day

Filed by Ed Team | May 21, 2012 | 9:45 AM | comments

"I just wish I had the time over again. I've made some mistakes in my life but that one really was the crowning glory of all mistakes... They (his advisers) told me what it was about and it sounded all...Read More