January 31, 2013

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Equality California's New Executive Director Gets to Work

Filed by Karen Ocamb | January 31, 2013 | 4:00 PM | comments

One month after officially assuming his position on Dec. 3 as the new executive director of the beleaguered statewide LGBT lobbying group Equality California, John O'Connor seems focused, a gay man on a mission.Read More


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[Part 2] The GOP & Obama's Second Term: Rage of an Unprivileged Class

Filed by Terrance Heath | January 31, 2013 | 2:30 PM | comments

The irony of Republicans complaining that the president didn't reach out to them in his inaugural address is that few Republicans bothered to be there to hear the speech.Read More


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David Mixner & Cleve Jones Issue Call to Action Before SCOTUS Hearings

Filed by Karen Ocamb | January 31, 2013 | 1:00 PM | comments

LGBT activists David Mixner and Cleve Jones have penned a joint op-ed in The Advocate for "A Call to Action" at the end of March as the Supreme Court hears arguments in cases challenging the constitutionality of Prop 8 and DOMA.Read More


Sean Chapin on the NFL Closet

Filed by Bil Browning | January 31, 2013 | 12:30 PM | comments

After Super Bowl-bound 49ers player Chris Culliver made disparaging remarks about gay people playing in the NFL, the queer outrage-o-meter went off the charts, but the reaction from the normally heterocentric sports radio announcers may have topped our own....Read More


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What's the Definition of 'Minority?'

Filed by Bil Browning | January 31, 2013 | 12:00 PM | comments

"But let me tell you, there was one thing that sort of troubled me in the discussion about it -- nobody was particularly quoted; they attributed something to governor's office and others -- was that the governor would want to...Read More


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War and AIDS

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | January 31, 2013 | 11:00 AM | comments

Most Americans think of HIV transmission as taking place in peacetime situations. Till now, Mali had a relatively low rate of HIV transmission. But with civil-war rape now exploding, those figures may rise.Read More