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Dear Abby Has Great Advice for Shunned Gay Grandmother

Filed by John M. Becker | January 25, 2015 | 4:00 PM | comments

"If your son is under the mistaken impression that he is going to somehow 'protect' his children by isolating them from gay people, he must be living in an alternate reality."Read More

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2014: A Transgender Year in Review, Part 2

Filed by Guest Blogger | January 25, 2015 | 12:00 PM | comments

As a trans activist, there was much to celebrate for our movement in 2014, and even the most negative events gave hope for a silver lining and future progress.Read More

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Richard Dawkins Reads Homophobic Hate Mail

Filed by John M. Becker | January 23, 2015 | 4:30 PM | comments

Evolutionary biologist and noted atheist Richard Dawkins is the target of a lot of hate mail -- and a lot of it is anti-gay in nature.Read More

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Three Oklahoma Lawmakers Go Anti-Gay Crazy

Filed by Bil Browning | January 23, 2015 | 2:00 PM | comments

As state legislatures nationwide reconvene after the elections, LGBT people should prepare for another onslaught of animus. Oklahoma lawmakers, however, took an early jump into anti-gay bigotry.Read More

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It's Time to Give 100%

Filed by Guest Blogger | January 23, 2015 | 9:00 AM | comments

I have lost count of the number of guys I talk to who bemoan their singleness, yet refuse to go 100% all-out in their pursuit of the guy they want.Read More

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Black LGBTQ Generations Come Together for 'Selma'

Filed by Rev Irene Monroe | January 22, 2015 | 1:30 PM | comments

The film "Selma" can connect activists from the 1960s Civil Rights era to today's Black Lives Matter movement.Read More


No Virtue in Religion

Filed by Guest Blogger | January 22, 2015 | 10:30 AM | comments

There is nothing respectable about persecuting homosexuals, stoning prostitutes, treating women like property, or teaching these values to children. There is nothing about a cross or half-moon that makes such heinous deeds admirable or even acceptable.Read More

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Rocker: Blacks, But Not Gays, Can Take Offense at Slurs

Filed by John M. Becker | January 21, 2015 | 3:30 PM | comments

Metal vocalist Phil Labonte implied in a recent interview that African Americans have a right to be offended by slurs, but not gays - because gays were never enslaved.Read More

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If Life Worked Like a Hookup App

Filed by Bil Browning | January 21, 2015 | 2:00 PM | comments

Have you experienced these guys too?Read More

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Socks, (White) Lies, and Videotape

Filed by Patrick J Hamilton | January 20, 2015 | 1:00 PM | comments

I've always liked fun, colorful socks. They're a way to add some fun and creativity to the male uniform. But back when I was a college student, they were about something else entirely.Read More

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The Car Insurance Ad You Won't Believe

Filed by Bil Browning | January 19, 2015 | 2:30 PM | comments

UK company MoneySuperMarket has turned up the dial in this car insurance ad. Instead of making trans people a joke to be laughed at, they serve up pride by the shovelful. Read More


Let's Break Free & Fix Society

Filed by Guest Blogger | January 18, 2015 | 12:00 PM | comments

It's messed up that we trans* people face such high rates of things like suicide, murder, and assault. It needs to stop. Art can be a wonderful counterweight to the negativity.Read More

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Body Integrity vs. Bad Science [Picture Tells A Story]

Filed by E. Winter Tashlin | January 17, 2015 | 4:00 PM | comments

Circumcision has an extensive history as a cure desperately in search of a disease, and has throughout the last 150 years been promoted as the "cure" or solution to everything from epilepsy to cancer, UTIs to clubfoot.Read More


ISIS Barbarians Throw Two Gay Men to Their Deaths

Filed by John M. Becker | January 17, 2015 | 8:30 AM | comments

The jihadist barbarians of the so-called Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) have executed two more men for alleged homosexuality -- this time, by throwing them off of a tall building.Read More

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Michael Sam Proposes... Atop St. Peter's Basilica

Filed by John M. Becker | January 16, 2015 | 3:00 PM | comments

Eat your heart out, Pope Francis!Read More