November 3, 2007

Vote For Us! Do It Now!

Filed by Rebecca Juro | November 03, 2007 | 11:55 PM | comments

Hey everyone, do us a favor... If you like what you read here, please take a few seconds and vote for us here for Best LGBT Blog. It's our very first nomination, and we're currently running third behind two much...Read More

Remember Lesbian Chic?

Filed by Gina de Vries | November 03, 2007 | 5:02 PM | comments

My phone rings. My friend Elana, who works as a sex educator for fifth graders in Boston: Gina, Gina, I have to talk to you! I was just going through the file cabinet at my office, and—Okay, do you remember...Read More

Sticks and Stones

Filed by Sara Whitman | November 03, 2007 | 4:30 PM | comments

This letter is from TransActive Education & Advocacy, a group supporting youth of all genders in Portland, Oregon. As a parent of a son who struggles with gender roles and the constraints of society, I needed to share it. The...Read More

BET Spices Up HIV Prevention

Filed by Michael Crawford | November 03, 2007 | 3:15 PM | comments

The powers that be at BET are stepping up their HIV prevention efforts with a new one hour special that will air on Monday night at 7:30pm EST. The program called How You Know 'Bout That: BET Rap-It-Up Sex Quiz...Read More

Another day, another homophobic sex sting

Filed by Alex Blaze | November 03, 2007 | 2:42 PM | comments

From the great state of Florida, we have another sex sting. This one only nabbed one politician among the nine arrested - a Daytona city commissioner (no word yet on if he made decisions we didn't like): Shallow and Behringer...Read More

Being in the Closet Hurts Career

Filed by Michael Crawford | November 03, 2007 | 12:35 PM | comments

As if the weekly revelations of anti-gay Republicans having sex with with members of the same sex were not enough reason to come out, a new study has found that being in the closet can cause your job to suck...Read More

Indictment in NJ Burger King Gay Bashing

Filed by Michael Crawford | November 03, 2007 | 11:50 AM | comments

The grand jury in Hudson County, New Jersey has indicted two former employees of a Burger King restaurant for brutal beating of a gay male couple in July 2007. Garden State Equality, a New Jersey LGBT civil rights organization provides...Read More

Obama Talks Gay Rights on MTV

Filed by Michael Crawford | November 03, 2007 | 8:10 AM | comments

On Monday Barack Obama participated in a campaign event sponsored by MTV and MySpace in Cedar Rapids, Iowa that enabled young voters to ask him questions. Obama was asked about his position on marriage for same-sex couples and the Donnie...Read More


Homotextual: Mitt Romney

Filed by Ed Team | November 03, 2007 | 7:40 AM | comments

"Even when there's a divorce, you still have a mom and a dad. And even where one member of the partnership may pass away, the memory and the characteristics of that gender, of that partner influence the development of a...Read More

YGST: Sterotypes

Filed by Michael Crawford | November 03, 2007 | 7:30 AM | comments

This is one of a series of PSAs designed to address and break down stereotypes of what it means to be gay. See more at Public Interest's award-winning website, More

I'm off to see the ex-gay wizard (and a few evil witches)

Filed by Bil Browning | November 03, 2007 | 7:05 AM | comments

Today is the day. My new friend Ryan McCann of the Indiana Family Institute challenged me to attend Love WON Out, the ex-gay reparative therapy conference, and I'm up and getting ready to go. Wish me luck. It looks like...Read More