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Straight Guys to Marry for Rugby Tickets, Outraging LGBT Groups

Filed by John M. Becker | September 11, 2014 | 1:30 PM | comments

Tomorrow, in a move that's horrifying local LGBT advocacy groups, two straight male New Zealanders will marry to score rugby tickets as part of a radio station promotion.Read More


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MSNBC Gives Sneak Peek at Smithsonian's LGBT Collection

Filed by John M. Becker | September 11, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

Want a sneak peek at the Smithsonian's newly expanded LGBT history collection? MSNBC goes behind the scenes.Read More


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Houston TV Station: Tony Romo Is the 'Gayest Player on the Cowgirls'

Filed by John M. Becker | September 04, 2014 | 3:00 PM | comments

A Houston TV station decided to mark the Cowboys' signing of Michael Sam by cracking a gay joke about one of his teammates on their news crawl.Read More


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Study: Hate Speech Hurts Facebook Users' Mental Health

Filed by John M. Becker | September 02, 2014 | 4:30 PM | comments

A new study from Europe has found that people's mental well-being is negatively impacted by vitriolic hate speech on Facebook. The risk is particularly acute for members of minority groups that face discrimination, like women and LGBTs.Read More


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Conversation with Johnny Diaz: Two Cubans Talking

Filed by Jesse Monteagudo | September 02, 2014 | 1:30 PM | comments

Gay Cuban-American novelist Johnny Diaz has just released his fifth novel, "Looking for Providence," and is now working on his next book.Read More


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LGBT Journalists Honored at NLGJA Chicago Convention

Filed by Karen Ocamb | August 26, 2014 | 12:30 PM | comments

There's been a steady drumbeat of mostly positive media coverage of LGBT people and issues -- a fact the National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association helped with and took note of during their annual convention.Read More


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Chinese Newspaper Publishes Hoax AIDS Obit for Rival

Filed by Bil Browning | August 18, 2014 | 11:00 AM | comments

While the days of rival newspapers may have ended in America thanks to the amount of media consolidation, in China the competition is still going strong. Just ask Jimmy Lai, the founder and owner of the pro-democracy paper Apple Daily.Read More


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Closeted Fox Anchor Shepard Smith Calls Robin Williams a 'Coward'

Filed by John M. Becker | August 12, 2014 | 11:00 AM | comments

Just hours after the world learned of Robin Williams's suicide, closeted Fox News anchor Shepard Smith called him a "coward."Read More


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The Changing World of LGB&T Media

Filed by Bil Browning | July 31, 2014 | 12:00 PM | comments

Instant breaking news alerts are nothing new in the day of smart phones, but this one really affected me.Read More


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New Yorker Shamefully Cites Anti-LGBT 'Researcher'

Filed by Brynn Tannehill | July 29, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

Dr. Ray Blanchard, recently cited in a New Yorker piece on anti-transgender feminism, is responsible for more harm to the trans community than any other person in North America. And he's proud of it.Read More


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Happy Birthday to Norman Lear, Hollywood's Top Liberal

Filed by Karen Ocamb | July 27, 2014 | 2:00 PM | comments

Television producer Norman Lear, who celebrates his 92nd birthday today, is a lifesaver, especially for gay people eager to see themselves portrayed in the mass media with dignity instead of pathos and disgust.Read More


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AFA Channels Lois Griffin in New Radio Ad

Filed by Bil Browning | July 25, 2014 | 12:00 PM | comments

The American Family Association has released a new radio ad that could have come straight from an episode of Family Guy.Read More


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Bilerico Contributor Mark King Wins Journalism Award

Filed by John M. Becker | July 24, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

Congratulations to Bilerico contributor Mark S. King, who is being honored by the National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association with its Excellence in Blogging award.Read More


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Salacious Stereotyping of Trans Women Is Not 'Science'

Filed by Kelley Winters | July 20, 2014 | 10:00 AM | comments

The cover photo of the July 11 issue of Science has drawn concern and outrage from trans and human rights advocates this week. Read More


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Your 'Michelle Obama Is a Tranny' Moment of Derp

Filed by Bil Browning | July 11, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

Get ready to smack yourself in the face over this because a regular old face-palm just won't do.Read More