Gay Icons and History: May 2013


Robbie Rogers May Return to Pro Soccer

Filed by John M. Becker | May 23, 2013 | 12:00 PM | comments

Robbie Rogers, the courageous (and gorgeous!) 25-year-old U.S. national soccer star who came out and retired from the sport earlier this year, may be returning to the field.Read More


Harvey Milk Day - Never Forget

Filed by John M. Becker | May 22, 2013 | 2:00 PM | comments

We can never forget that we've come as far as we have because heroes like Harvey Milk and so many others stood up first, came out first, fought back first, suffered the beatings first, took the bullets first. For us.Read More

LGBT History and Hispanic Heritage Month: Two Puerto Rican AIDS Activists

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | May 17, 2013 | 10:00 AM | comments

Venerable activist José Fernando Colón died of AIDS this week. In memoriam for José, we honor his long battle to end the sickening political and administrative corruption around AIDS funding and treatment in Puerto Rico.Read More


Let Alan Turing's Conviction For Homosexuality Stand

Filed by E. Winter Tashlin | May 14, 2013 | 10:00 AM | comments

As distasteful as we may find Alan Turing's trial, conviction, and chemical castration, his treatment is a vital part, not only of his history, but of the history of the struggle for LGBT equality. Read More