January 18, 2013

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LAPD Sgt. Ronald Crump Finally Gets His $1.5M

Filed by Karen Ocamb | January 18, 2013 | 3:00 PM | comments

In 2009, after going through the proper complaint procedure, Crump filed a civil lawsuit against the city and the LAPD alleging discrimination, harassment and retaliation by his LAPD supervisors.Read More


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Fighting AIDS in Africa for 20 Years

Filed by Sarah Blazucki | January 18, 2013 | 1:00 PM | comments

In Senegal, a wave of homophobia has destroyed a lot of the HIV/AIDS work of the last decades - work done by Gary Engelberg, who's been in Senegal since he was a Peace Corps volunteer 45 years ago.Read More


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Philly Mag Tries to Do LGBT

Filed by Mark Segal | January 18, 2013 | 11:30 AM | comments

Philly Mag says there are no women of power in Philly's LGBT community. How out of touch are they?Read More


We Are All Jamaicans

Filed by Bil Browning | January 18, 2013 | 10:50 AM | comments

The Jamaica Forum For Lesbian, All-Sexuals, and Gays (J-FLAG) has started a new web PSA series called "We Are Jamaicans." This one features a straight ally talking about why he supports LGBTQ rights. (Hat tip to Andres via Joe)...Read More


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He Always Seemed Like Such a Nice Young Man...

Filed by Bil Browning | January 18, 2013 | 10:15 AM | comments

"I can't fathom it. He was so spiritual. His sermons were wonderful. He had such knowledge of theology." -- 77-year-old Therese Ruppert, a parishioner at the Church of St. Peter in Danbury, Connecticut after a former priest, Kevin Wallin, was...Read More


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The Social Component of Valid Gender Identity

Filed by Drew Cordes | January 18, 2013 | 10:00 AM | comments

Feelings kept solely internal do not add up to a valid identity: If gender is a social construct, it must receive some form of social corroboration.Read More