February 1, 2013

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Former New York City Mayor Ed Koch Dead at 88

Filed by Karen Ocamb | February 01, 2013 | 2:30 PM | comments

Former Mayor Koch and Bella Abzug co-sponsored the first gay and lesbian rights legislation introduced in Congress, but as a response to the persistent rumors that he was gay, he explicitly denied he was one of those dreaded homosexuals.Read More


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The Kids Are Alright, But the GOP May Not Be

Filed by Terrance Heath | February 01, 2013 | 1:00 PM | comments

Young voters seem to have been forgotten amid the Republican party's flailing to shore up its demographic deficits, but they're an important electoral demographic. And a new survey shows that young voters lean very progressive.Read More


The Best Of List: Outed Anti-Gay Preachers & Politicians

Filed by Bil Browning | February 01, 2013 | 12:15 PM | comments

This compilation of anti-gay politicians and preachers who've been recently outed as hypocrites for having gay sex is making the rounds today. I'll admit, while my feeling of schadenfreude is off the charts, it also makes me feel overwhelmingly...Read More


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2013: One Month In

Filed by Leslie Robinson | February 01, 2013 | 11:30 AM | comments

The first month of the new year is done. So, what happened?Read More


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TN State Senator Stacey Campfield Is a Classy Mofo

Filed by Bil Browning | February 01, 2013 | 11:00 AM | comments

"You seem to have some serious, deep anger issues. Have you ever thought about therapy? I hear they are doing some wonderful things with medications these days." -- Contents of an e-mail Tennessee State Senator Stacey Campfield sent to a...Read More


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'Don't Say Gay' Redux Edition [What You Need To Know]

Filed by E. Winter Tashlin | February 01, 2013 | 10:00 AM | comments

"Don't Say Gay" returns, the 49ners have LGBT-related image problems, Brian Brown brings in the big bucks, and more. Plus: Stephen Colbert dissects DOMARead More