February 8, 2011

Marriage Would Be Great If It Weren't for those F***in' Humans

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 08, 2011 | 7:00 PM | comments

It annoys me to no end that there are LGBT people who see no connection between sexual freedom and LGBT rights. Jeremy Hooper put up a video from the Ruth Institute (funded by NOM, video is after the jump) explaining...Read More

Flashmob Kiss-In: She'll Do Anything to Get Your Heart

Filed by Bil Browning | February 08, 2011 | 6:00 PM | comments

Very cute Valentine's Day-themed video of a handful of couples surprising shoppers in a Toronto market with an impromptu kiss-in that ends up drawing in several of the bystanders. It's fun to watch as the shoppers first look surprised, then...Read More

Controversy Erupts Over WeHo Tom of Finland Exhibit

Filed by Karen Ocamb | February 08, 2011 | 5:00 PM | comments

This legislative session, Equality California and Sen. Mark Leno will strongly advocate for the FAIR Education Act, a natural extension of last year's historic Harvey Milk Day. The bill requires that LGBT history and contributions be taught in the California...Read More

Really, It Didn't Make It Better...

Filed by Bil Browning | February 08, 2011 | 4:00 PM | comments

I keep saying it and keep saying it.... The It Gets Better campaign has turned into a commercial enterprise now. Need more proof? How about some cranberry and pomegranate flavored "It Gets Better" chapstick? The worst part? I still got...Read More

The End of the Internet

Filed by Terrance Heath | February 08, 2011 | 3:00 PM | comments

It's finally happened. We have reached the end of the internet. Well, sorta. On Thursday, the internet as we know it ran out of space. The nonprofit group that assigns addresses to service providers announced that, on Thursday morning, it...Read More

Gay Chick-fil-A Culture Jamming

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 08, 2011 | 2:00 PM | comments

This sign appeared at a West Virginia campus: (If you can't see the image, it's a Chick-fil-A cow holding a sign that says, "Hate Mor Gay People.")...Read More

5 Tips to Get Him From iPad to Your Pad This Valentine's Day

Filed by Guest Blogger | February 08, 2011 | 1:00 PM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Phil Henricks is Gaydar's Head Of North American market. An appropriate bit of trivia: Did you know Gaydar invented the online personals profile format, now standard webwide? True. Want a date this Valentine's Day? Whether seeking...Read More

What They're Saying: Indiana's Marriage Discrimination Amendment

Filed by Bil Browning | February 08, 2011 | 12:00 PM | comments

An Indiana House committee passed a marriage discrimination amendment yesterday, sending the bill to the entire House for passage. Similar legislation has died in committee in previous years, but since the Republicans took control of both legislative branches in the...Read More

When You Take Protein Powder to Creating Change

Filed by Phil Reese | February 08, 2011 | 11:00 AM | comments

When you take a canister of protein powder with you to Creating Change, and come back with a packed suitcase with far more in it than when you began your voyage, this is basically what happens to your apartment when...Read More

Kentucky Supports LGBT Anti-Discrimination Measures

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 08, 2011 | 10:00 AM | comments

Here's a big reason why queer people are still bitter that ENDA didn't even get a fair shot in Congress. The Kentucky Fairness Alliance just released poll numbers (conducted by a third-party) that showed, across the board, Kentuckians support antidiscrimination...Read More

Haircut: Vintage Military Photo

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | February 08, 2011 | 9:30 AM | comments

A quiet photo of two soldiers in a makeshift barber station somewhere in the Pacific (or possibly in South Korea), ca. late 1940s - early 1950s. Sometimes the simplest images convey the sweetest eroticism, even (or perhaps especially) when the...Read More

CNN Blog Highlights National Prayer Breakfast Protest

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | February 08, 2011 | 8:30 AM | comments

On Thursday, President Obama spoke at the National Prayer Breakfast, hosted by, among others, the Fellowship Foundation, which supports the Ugandan "Kill The Gays" bill, and which has helped foster the severe homophobic environment which led to the recent death...Read More


Say No to Issues Not Perhaps Arising Within

Filed by Bil Browning | February 08, 2011 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Should conservatives not reach out to others, not participate in events or forums that perhaps arising within those forums are issues that maybe we don't personally agree with? And I say 'no.'" --Sarah Palin on GOProud going to the CPAC,...Read More

Write It Gay

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 08, 2011 | 7:00 AM | comments

The gay guys from Modern Family performed a number, "Write It Gay," at the Writers' Guild of America awards....Read More