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The 'Drag Race' Fiasco: A Battle For GLAAD's Soul?

Filed by Rebecca Juro | March 31, 2014 | 3:00 PM | comments

The old (rich, white, gay and lesbian-focused) GLAAD appears to have come into direct conflict with the new (trans-inclusive, trans-supportive, and relevant) GLAAD.Read More

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Newsweek Owner Endorses 'Pray Away the Gay' Quackery

Filed by John M. Becker | March 30, 2014 | 5:00 PM | comments

One of two new owners of Newsweek Magazine strongly endorses the discredited and dangerous "ex-gay" myth, but doesn't think his extremist views should matter at all.Read More

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No, Young Gay Men Are More Likely to Use Condoms

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 30, 2014 | 3:00 PM | comments

In my lived experience, it was always older men, not younger ones, who needed to be reminded about safe sex - and often several times. Research indicates that this is true.Read More

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TED Ed Kids' Videos Embrace Same-Sex Couples

Filed by Dana Rudolph | March 21, 2014 | 11:00 AM | comments

As a lesbian mom, I'm always on the lookout for children's books and media that are inclusive of same-sex relationships. So I was thrilled when I discovered two such videos from TED Ed.Read More

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Watch: LA Earthquake Hits During TV Morning Shows

Filed by John M. Becker | March 17, 2014 | 11:30 AM | comments

When a 4.4-magnitude earthquake struck the Los Angeles area this morning, news cameras on local morning shows were rolling.Read More


Networks Consult Anti-LGBT Extremists for 'Balance'

Filed by John M. Becker | March 07, 2014 | 5:00 PM | comments

Despite support for LGBT equality moving firmly into the mainstream, many reporters and news networks still routinely consult extremists and hate group leaders to appear "balanced" on LGBT issues.Read More

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'I'm Not Homophobic': Bigots Sometimes Lie

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 07, 2014 | 11:00 AM | comments

People have little trouble convincing themselves that their motives are good even when they're acting on baser instincts. Read More

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Wingnut Radio Host: Putin Invaded Crimea Because Drag Show

Filed by John M. Becker | March 06, 2014 | 2:30 PM | comments

American Family Association radio host Kevin McCullough thinks that Vladimir Putin moved into the Crimea because of a drag show held last Saturday on an air force base. Thanks, Obama.Read More

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Gays in the News! (Film at Eleven)

Filed by Jesse Monteagudo | March 03, 2014 | 4:30 PM | comments

The flurry of LGBT news stories in mainstream media shows that know that the world has taken notice of us -- not as sources of scandal but as people like everyone else.Read More

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Melissa Harris-Perry Has a New Baby, via Surrogacy

Filed by Dana Rudolph | February 25, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

It is in the interplay of similarities and differences that the great web of human families is made. We connect with our similarities and learn from our differences.Read More

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Leave Alec Baldwin Alone!

Filed by Guest Blogger | February 25, 2014 | 3:00 PM | comments

I'm not saying that Alec Baldwin is some kind of saint that we are all going to put on a pedestal. I just think that our society benefits from these untethered and authentic expressions.Read More

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Is Johnny Weir Doing Enough in Sochi?

Filed by Bil Browning | February 21, 2014 | 12:00 PM | comments

What do you think? Has Johnny Weir been an activist for LGBT rights while covering ice skating for NBC at the Winter Olympics?Read More

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Why Couldn't Janet Mock Be More Like Laverne Cox?

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | February 09, 2014 | 2:30 PM | comments

Why couldn't Janet Mock, in her interview with Piers Morgan, be more like Laverne Cox and Carmen Carrera in their graceful interview with Katie Couric? For good reason. Read More

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Google Goes Gay for Sochi Olympics

Filed by John M. Becker | February 06, 2014 | 7:15 PM | comments

The newest Google Doodle, posted on the eve of the Sochi Winter Olympics, expresses support for LGBT equality and opposition to Russia's anti-LGBT crackdown.Read More

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Where Piers Morgan Went Wrong

Filed by Rebecca Juro | February 06, 2014 | 6:00 PM | comments

Morgan's panel discussion was clearly payback, a way to use his show to attack Janet Mock and the trans community for daring to confront him while keeping his own hands ostensibly clean.Read More