January 28, 2011

Queer Music Friday - Klaus Nomi

Filed by Alex Blaze | January 28, 2011 | 5:00 PM | comments

It's been a long week, so here's German countertenor Klaus Nomi. Before his death in 1983, he frequently collaborated with David Bowie and was on his way to being a star of glam rock, fashioning a look around an extraterrestrial...Read More

Making a Killing: Rocking Out to Dead Kids

Filed by Bil Browning | January 28, 2011 | 4:00 PM | comments

I shouldn't be surprised at how some folks are willing to turn the sublime into the scatological. After all, what red-blooded patriot doesn't want the American dream? There are plenty of ways to get your face out there, baby, and...Read More

The Black Civil Rights Movement Is Dying, Finally

Filed by Rev Irene Monroe | January 28, 2011 | 3:00 PM | comments

Last week, Martin Luther King tributes were taking place across the nation. And the spirit of MLK and the courageous acts of our foremothers and forefathers of the civil rights movement are etched indelibly in many of our hearts. But...Read More

Chicago Won't Violate Marriage Protestors' Free Speech

Filed by Alex Blaze | January 28, 2011 | 2:00 PM | comments

Last year, the Gay Liberation Network in Chicago protested a Catholic church on Valentine's Day for marriage, and some folks noted that it's actually illegal to protest within 150 feet and 30 minutes of a religious service, for anything besides...Read More

Scarlet Betch Episode 35: From Batgirl to Buffy

Filed by Jason Tseng | January 28, 2011 | 1:00 PM | comments

Hey Betches! Anthony's back at home in Florida so we're back to Skypecasting. There were so many comics that came out in the past few weeks since we casted so we had a lot to cover! From Batgirl and Wolverine...Read More

On Egypt: The Crisis Is Here

Filed by Don Davis | January 28, 2011 | 12:00 PM | comments

It has been a couple of years since I first started writing about Egypt; at that time I did a series of stories that described how the country's Constitution is designed to ensure that the ruling National Democratic Party (NDP)...Read More

Reader Submission: British Bisexual Youth on Coming Out & Building Community

Filed by Bil Browning | January 28, 2011 | 11:00 AM | comments

I got an e-mail the other day from William Moreland, a British bisexual youth, who recently gave a really engaging speech about coming out and the LGBT community as part of TEDxYouthDay. When you think about the future of our...Read More

Gay Whore by Jack Love: Vintage Pulp Art

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | January 28, 2011 | 10:30 AM | comments

With a title like that, what more can I say? A fabulously sexy cover on this vintage, explicit gay novel, set on Fire Island and now considered one of the classics of 1960s gay pulp....Read More

States to Watch for Marriage and Civil Union Legislation, Round 2

Filed by Alex Blaze | January 28, 2011 | 9:30 AM | comments

The other day I posted about various state-level efforts on same-sex partnership recognition, mentioning what's going on in Iowa, Wyoming, Hawaii, New York, Maryland, and Rhode Island. Readers let me know that I left a few states out. Add Florida...Read More

CONTEST: Win 2 Tickets to HRC NYC Gala

Filed by Bil Browning | January 28, 2011 | 8:30 AM | comments

Courtesy of MasterCard, this week we'll be giving away two tickets to the Feb 5 Human Rights Campaign's NYC Gala Dinner at the Waldorf Astoria. The prize does not include travel accommodations, so the winner will need to live in...Read More


Obama Responds to David Kato's Death

Filed by Alex Blaze | January 28, 2011 | 7:30 AM | comments

"I am deeply saddened to learn of the murder of David Kato. In Uganda, David showed tremendous courage in speaking out against hate. He was a powerful advocate for fairness and freedom. The United States mourns his murder, and we...Read More

Lady Gaga Calls Ellen

Filed by Alex Blaze | January 28, 2011 | 7:00 AM | comments

Lady Gaga calls Ellen to wish her a happy birthday....Read More