April 26, 2009

Top ineffective ways to "convert" gay Christians

Filed by Guest Blogger | April 26, 2009 | 5:30 PM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Wendy writes about life, love, spirituality, humor, plus LGBT issues at Burning or building bridges in the community? Here are some top ineffective ways to “convert,” convince, coerce, cajole or otherwise change gay Christians. Quote scripture...Read More

Facebook rejects lesbian movie ad

Filed by Bil Browning | April 26, 2009 | 4:00 PM | comments

The social media giant Facebook recently rejected an ad for the lesbian flick "And Then Came Lola" for what it's deemed is an inappropriate image. (And, yes, ladies, you can clickety to embiggen the ad.) David at QueerMusings has the...Read More

Le bruit du silence; Notes from the Parisian Gay and Lesbian Theater Festival

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 26, 2009 | 2:30 PM | comments

Le bruit du silence (The Sound of the Silence) follows the story of a seropositive man who pushes his way into a two-person play with an actress/playwright named Carole who just lost her brother to AIDS. Her play is a...Read More

Lambda Legal gets big win for children of disabled parent...but case shows the risk of parentage orders

Filed by Nancy Polikoff | April 26, 2009 | 1:00 PM | comments

Lambda Legal announced this week that the Social Security Administration has agreed to grant child benefits to the two children of a father receiving social security disability benefits. The issue concerned recognition of the parent-child relationship based on two California...Read More

Let Us Now (P)Raise Famous Men

Filed by Terrance Heath | April 26, 2009 | 11:30 AM | comments

She meant well, I know. Years ago, after I got a letter from my mom. Also in the envelope was a newspaper clipping. I unfolded it to find it was an article about a company that made lifts for short...Read More

Betty Speaks; Notes from the Parisian Gay and Lesbian Theater Festival

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 26, 2009 | 10:00 AM | comments

Betty Speaks, a one-woman show starring Louise Deville as Betty Cracker, is a performance art piece about a woman who goes from star housewife to innocent lesbian newbie to bull-dyke to fabulous queer femme in 50 minutes. Fresh, fun, and...Read More

Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami says they don't have to allow their patients visitors

Filed by Father Tony | April 26, 2009 | 10:00 AM | comments

Lambda Legal has filed a lawsuit against Jackson Memorial Hospital, on behalf of Janice Langbehn and her three children. Read this account of one family's experience at Jackson Memorial Hospital that has resulted in the formation of the Committee for...Read More


Marriage Is About Family

Filed by Ed Team | April 26, 2009 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Monday will be a joyous day. It's the day the marriage that my spouse, Richard, and I entered into in Vancouver, Canada, in August of 2003 will be recognized by my home, and his adopted, state. I couldn't be happier,...Read More

Kathy Griffin accepts GLAAD award in bikini

Filed by Bil Browning | April 26, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

Only Kathy Griffin would accept a GLAAD award in a bikini. Only Kathy... She'll do anything for a laugh!...Read More