October 26, 2012

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Baron von Steuben: Washington's 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Case

Filed by Mark Segal | October 26, 2012 | 4:30 PM | comments

There are few historians today who would doubt that Baron Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben was gay. Without von Steuben, there would be no United States of America and that von Steuben, in today's terms, would be considered a gay man.Read More


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Grrr Out the Vote: Gay Bear State of the Union

Filed by James Holmes | October 26, 2012 | 3:30 PM | comments

Never has a political ad made me feel patriotic, sentimental, sad, and horny all in less than two minutes. Read More


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A (No Longer) Quiet Revolution: Intersex Awareness Day

Filed by Guest Blogger | October 26, 2012 | 2:30 PM | comments

Today is Intersex Awareness Day. How aware of the condition are you? How can you find out more?Read More


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Return to Studio 54: A Conversation with Jack Ricardo

Filed by Jesse Monteagudo | October 26, 2012 | 1:30 PM | comments

Maybe in reading this book, the young might also learn about the wastefulness and the perils of overindulgence, in sex, in dope, in dance.Read More


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Donations Allow Terrorized Texan Gay Couple to Move

Filed by Bil Browning | October 26, 2012 | 12:30 PM | comments

After Joshua Harrison and Jeremy Jeffers' home was repeatedly vandalized in their Texas town, the two reported the crime to police. As the media attention grew, so did the homophobia and disrespect of their neighbors.Read More


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Special Olympian Writes Open Letter to Ann Coulter

Filed by Bil Browning | October 26, 2012 | 11:30 AM | comments

"After I saw your tweet, I realized you just wanted to belittle the President by linking him to people like me. You assumed that people would understand and accept that being linked to someone like me is an insult and...Read More


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Sober Reminder Edition [What You Need To Know]

Filed by E. Winter Tashlin | October 26, 2012 | 11:00 AM | comments

Joe Jervis receives threats on Twitter, support for SSM is broader than you'd think, MLK's niece campaigns against marriage, OutServe-SLDN gets a new director, and more. Plus John Scalzi & Stephen Colbert tackle rape apologists in their own waysRead More


New Maryland Pro-Marriage Ad

Filed by Bil Browning | October 26, 2012 | 10:30 AM | comments

This new radio ad out of Maryland features two women talking about whether or not to vote for marriage equality. President Obama makes a cameo. In a state with a high population of African-Americans, the campaign believes that this...Read More


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President Obama Endorses Marriage Ballot Measures

Filed by Joe Mirabella | October 26, 2012 | 9:45 AM | comments

The President announced his support for marriage equality in Maine, Maryland, and Washington state yesterday. He also formally opposed Minnesota's proposed constitutional amendment to ban marriage and civil unions.Read More