April 5, 2011

Gauguin Painting Attacked for 'Homosexual' Theme

Filed by Bil Browning | April 05, 2011 | 7:00 PM | comments

Last Friday, a visitor attacked a Paul Gauguin painting at the National Museum of Art. The artwork, "Two Tahitian Women," shows two women with breasts exposed. The attacker cited the nudity as her reason for going unhinged and said the...Read More

GetEqual Claims an Online Petition Made the Military Bureaucracy Nervous

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 05, 2011 | 6:00 PM | comments

Last week a gay sailor, Derek Morado, was told he was going to face discharge under DADT because the law is still in effect. GetEqual and Americablog set up an online petition for him. He had a hearing in front...Read More

QNotes: Marriage Equality or Bust?

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | April 05, 2011 | 5:00 PM | comments

Robbi Cohn, a strong advocate for the trans community, has written an important piece in QNotes. ...this will probably be deemed contentious and recalcitrant. I know how important the issue of marriage equality is to many within the gay and...Read More

What Are Your Lips For?: Vintage Album Cover

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | April 05, 2011 | 4:30 PM | comments

Svetlana answers the musical question in this unfortunately hilarious vintage album-cover....Read More

A 'Supernatural Spell Being Cast in Public Schools'

Filed by Bil Browning | April 05, 2011 | 3:30 PM | comments

Get a load of this crap. Dr. Michael Brown is promoting his new book, A Queer Thing Happened to America, and the banter between Brown and the host will make you lose your lunch. After all, since the host says...Read More

Equality California to Hold Town Halls on Whether to Repeal Prop 8 in 2012

Filed by Karen Ocamb | April 05, 2011 | 2:30 PM | comments

As soon as the California Supreme Court said it would take up the standing question asked by the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in the American Foundation for Equal Rights Perry v. Brown case (formerly Perry v Schwarzenegger), on the...Read More

San Francisco Gay Bookstore Closing

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 05, 2011 | 1:30 PM | comments

Another gay bookstore is closing: The Castro's A Different Light Bookstore, one of the few remaining LGBT bookstores in the United States, is apparently closing. This comes on the heels of the closure of the Mission's Modern Times, another independent...Read More

Woodhull: Stepping Up & Speaking Out with a Brand New Name!

Filed by Ricci Levy | April 05, 2011 | 12:30 PM | comments

Today is a big day for Woodhull as we put aside the name we've had since 2003 and adopt our new name - a name that better reflects who and what we are at Woodhull and the work that we...Read More

Holocaust Exhibit Details Nazi Persecution of Gays

Filed by Michael Hamar | April 05, 2011 | 11:30 AM | comments

I've noted before on my personal blog the deliberate attempts by some in the Christian Right to tie gays to those responsible for the Nazi horrors of the "Final Solution" and World War II - even as they themselves utilize...Read More

How to Make Love to a Trans Person

Filed by Bil Browning | April 05, 2011 | 10:30 AM | comments

I stumbled across this poem when Projector Ed tipped me to it. We don't usually post poetry or fiction or Bilerico Project, but I thought our readers would really enjoy this one. It will resonate with quite a few Projectors....Read More

Millionaires Ask to Be Taxed More as New York Tries to Cut Social Services

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 05, 2011 | 9:30 AM | comments

Some millionaires in New York put out a video and a statement last week asking the governor not to cut their taxes in the next budget: Keep in mind that's not all of the millionaires of New York, probably not...Read More

Why Black Fear Matters

Filed by Anthony Carter | April 05, 2011 | 8:30 AM | comments

I write this essay as a direct response to all of the drama surrounding the belief, statistically factually proven or not, that the black folks in our great state of California overwhelmingly voted for Prop 8. While there is much...Read More


It's Gotten Worse for Gay Teens

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 05, 2011 | 7:30 AM | comments

"I think it's gotten worse for gay teenagers. One of the advantages I enjoyed at school 30 years ago that you could fly under the radar. I was a weird kid with no interest in girls, I liked musicals and...Read More

Marriage Protest in Manhattan

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 05, 2011 | 7:00 AM | comments

Video from a Queer Rising protest in Manhattan yesterday for marriage....Read More