March 18, 2011

From Politics to Parades: What's Left To Do in Massachusetts

Filed by Guest Blogger | March 18, 2011 | 6:00 PM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Kara Suffredini is the Executive Director of MassEquality. She is a seasoned LGBT movement veteran and has extensive background advancing laws that promote justice and fairness. So much has changed in Massachusetts since the early 1990s...Read More

Queer Music Friday - Army of Lovers

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 18, 2011 | 5:00 PM | comments

Army of Lovers was a Swedish pop group from the late 80's wasn't a huge musical success in the US at the time, but their dramatic and fun videos have been preserves for posterity on YouTube. Here's "Crucified."...Read More

Dana Beyer Cleared of Ethics Charges

Filed by Jake Weinraub | March 18, 2011 | 4:00 PM | comments

After several years of a political battled riddled with discrimination, spin, and security breaches, Dana Beyer, senior aide to Montgomery County, Maryland Councilwoman Duchy Trachtenberg, has been exonerated of all ethics charges. While it's great that the charges were finally...Read More

You Don't Have to Go to College to Figure Out Scissoring

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 18, 2011 | 3:00 PM | comments

The New York Times has an article about how new survey data doesn't support the idea that there's a "lesbian until graduation" phenomenon. Here's the data: But according to the new study, conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and...Read More

The Advocate Sends Andrew Harmon to DC

Filed by Karen Ocamb | March 18, 2011 | 2:00 PM | comments

Reporting is a highly competitive world - we all want to be first, the best and, of course, accurate. And like soldiers and peacemakers, we develop a certain skill set that generally enables us to cut through the bull of...Read More

Who Sponsored the New York City St Patrick's Day Parade?

Filed by Joe Mirabella | March 18, 2011 | 1:00 PM | comments

On Thursday, Alex Blaze pointed out the heartwarming highroad that the Irish Foreign Minister took by refusing to be the grand marshal of the New York City St. Patrick's Day Parade. He turned down the offer because he opposed the...Read More

A Belated Apology: Should We Accept?

Filed by Guest Blogger | March 18, 2011 | 12:00 PM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Sean Carlson is a writer and organizer from Washington, DC. Sean is the co-founder of Talk About Equality, an LGBT blog focusing on personal stories and leveraging narrative for social change. Coming out was easily one...Read More

Indianapolis Tea Party Mayor Opposes Marriage Amendment

Filed by Bil Browning | March 18, 2011 | 11:00 AM | comments

It looks like just about everyone but the religious right and shameful politicians hoping to score points off the backs of a minority are lining up to oppose Indiana's marriage discrimination amendment. The amendment would not only ban same-sex marriage,...Read More

How the US Army Will Implement DADT Repeal

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 18, 2011 | 9:30 AM | comments

The Huffington Post obtained a slideshow being used for training for DADT repeal in the Army. The full document is after the jump, but here are some bureaucratic highlights that answer a lot of questions people have been asking over...Read More

Disgusting Comments from Montana Republicans

Filed by D Gregory Smith | March 18, 2011 | 8:30 AM | comments

The Montana law outlawing homosexuality was ruled unconstitutional years ago, but it's still on the books. A bill has been introduced to simply reconcile the language of the criminal code and the law. Not so simple. And not so fast....Read More

Blaine and Kurt or BLURT

Filed by Michael Buckley | March 18, 2011 | 8:00 AM | comments

Pop culture recap!...Read More


To Love Oneself

Filed by Jake Weinraub | March 18, 2011 | 7:30 AM | comments

"To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance." -- Oscar Wilde...Read More

Disappointing Gay Best Friend

Filed by Jake Weinraub | March 18, 2011 | 7:00 AM | comments

Disappointing Gay Best Friend - Fashion from mikalabierma on Vimeo....Read More