Gay Icons and History: December 2008

Top 10 LGBT Stories of 2008

Filed by Bil Browning | December 29, 2008 | 4:30 PM | comments

Was 2008 the year of the queer? As our community gets more and more visibility, we've all had plenty to talk about this year but did anything actually get accomplished? Alex and I worked together on this post recapping the...Read More


Dear Diego

Filed by Monica Roberts | December 22, 2008 | 5:00 PM | comments

Dear Diego, This may come as a surprise that you're seeing this open letter from me, one of the more vehement critics of HRC and your new boss, but congratulations on your new senior legislative policy adviser job starting January...Read More


Gay is NOT the new Black

Filed by Rev Irene Monroe | December 16, 2008 | 11:00 AM | comments

If you are African American and gay, and fighting alongside your white LGBTQ brothers and sisters for queer civil rights, the notion that "Gay is the new black" is not only absurdly arrogant, it is also dangerously divisive. In a...Read More


No on "Gay Is Black"

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | December 10, 2008 | 9:00 PM | comments

"Gay is the new black." It's slick as a slogan, but dangerous as a dogma. I understand what its purveyors are trying to do with it. But it's dangerous ground to stand on, and already is blowing up in their...Read More


BU Law's LGBT Group Celebrates 30 Years of Service to Students and Society

Filed by Guest Blogger | December 05, 2008 | 12:00 PM | comments

Editor's Note: Dana Rudolph is the founder and publisher of Mombian, a blog and resource directory for LGBT parents. This post is originally published in Bay Windows, New England's largest LGBT newspaper. OutLaw, the LGBT student group at Boston University...Read More


Miami's Gay Bar Scene in 1974

Filed by Jesse Monteagudo | December 04, 2008 | 4:00 PM | comments

Miami in the 1970's was a great time to be young and gay. As my fictional alter-ego, Joe Martinez, said in one of his adventures, "Miami was a candy store for a young gay guy just out of the closet."...Read More