July 12, 2012

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The Tale of the Rawhide Kid: The Forgotten Gay Comics Hero

Filed by Jesse Monteagudo | July 12, 2012 | 5:30 PM | comments

A history of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people would not be complete without mentioning another gay Marvel hero, the Rawhide Kid. The Kid first appeared in 1955, at a time when Western comics and TV shows were more popular than superheroes.Read More


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Gay Marriage: Coming to a Church Near You?

Filed by Terence Weldon | July 12, 2012 | 4:30 PM | comments

It's usually civil marriage that get's the headlines. Progress to church marriage equality is at least as important - and is currently on the move in several denominations. That matters to all of us, people of faith and non-believers alike.Read More


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AbFab Heads to the London Olympics

Filed by James Holmes | July 12, 2012 | 3:30 PM | comments

Yay! I am so happy any time I get to see Edina and Patsy join back together for a new special, and what better way to celebrate the London Olympics than a return of Absolutely Fabulous?Read More


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Ricki Rosales Named New LA City AIDS Coordinator

Filed by Karen Ocamb | July 12, 2012 | 2:30 PM | comments

Since it's creation in 1989 by Los Angeles Mayor Tom Bradley, the office of City AIDS Coordinator has been more than ceremonial. Recently appointed Ricki Rosales is expected to expand prevention and awareness services into underserved areas.Read More


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Bisexuals in Shorts: Bi Short Films

Filed by Amy Andre | July 12, 2012 | 1:30 PM | comments

Here are some of my favorite films from my Bi Request line-ups. They are still floating around out there in LGBT-film-landia, so, if you get a chance, I highly encourage you to check them out!Read More


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AIDS Suicide Is Still With Us

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | July 12, 2012 | 12:00 PM | comments

Recently a friend of mine phoned me, devastated. A gay male friend of hers living with AIDS had committed suicide. Rather than suffer slowly through the inevitable decline to the very last hour, he decided to take control and end his suffering.Read More


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Anderson, We Need You

Filed by Norm Kent | July 12, 2012 | 11:00 AM | comments

With more and more stars quietly 'outing' themselves, it became a little bit of a running joke with Anderson, reducing his prestige and position, almost intimating that he was ashamed of who he was.Read More


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Maggie Gallagher's Frank Capra Moment

Filed by Bil Browning | July 12, 2012 | 10:30 AM | comments

"You're like those sweet little ladies from Arsenic and Old Lace. So charming... and yet serving up poison in their tea. Their behavior was monstrous too." -- AfterElton's Ed Kennedy responding back to Maggie Gallagher after she accused him of...Read More


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Controversial Parenting Study Reaches the Courts

Filed by Guest Blogger | July 12, 2012 | 10:00 AM | comments

Just one day after the results of a controversial parenting study were released to the public, the research was used - and misrepresented - in a federal court brief defending the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act.Read More


I Think I've Played This Game

Filed by Bil Browning | July 12, 2012 | 8:31 AM | comments

I'm not a big fan of driving. Back in Indiana, Jerame was the family chauffeur and I was as pleased as punch to get rid of my car completely when we moved to DC. I love to play driving...Read More