April 17, 2011


Comment of the Week: DennisNYC

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | April 17, 2011 | 7:00 PM | comments

On Bil's post Maggie Gallagher Gets GetEqual Anita Bryant Award, in which he tells of the direct action group bestowing its first "Anita Bryant Unparalleled Bigotry Award", including a certificate (presented in person during a Congressional hearing), awarding her a...Read More

Hundreds Show Up at London Kiss-In

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 17, 2011 | 5:30 PM | comments

Pink News reports hundreds went to a kiss-in in front of a Soho pub that kicked out a gay couple for kissing in the pub: The protest-come-party, originally planned as a 'gay kiss-in' from within the venue, was re-located to...Read More

46 Years Ago Today: First Lesbian & Gay Protest at the White House

Filed by Guest Blogger | April 17, 2011 | 4:00 PM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Will Kohler is a freelance writer and activist from Cincinnati, Ohio. Will blogs at Back2Stonewall.com. How far we have not come. In 1957, Dr. Frank Kameny, along with gay rights pioneer Jack Nichols, co-founded the Mattachine...Read More

Beautiful Amigo: Vintage Gay Magazine

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | April 17, 2011 | 2:30 PM | comments

From 1963, this beautiful and vibrant cover from a 1963 publication which recently sold on eBay. Please contribute any info you may have on this one, folks!...Read More

OUT Lists 'Power 50': Forgets People of Color & Trans Folk

Filed by Bil Browning | April 17, 2011 | 1:00 PM | comments

Out Magazine has released this year's "Power 50" with rankings of various gay and lesbian people dubiously ranked by their "power to influence cultural and social attitudes, political clout, individual wealth, and a person's media profile." While the publication's listings...Read More

'Defending Marriage' Congressional Hearing Videos

Filed by Karen Ocamb | April 17, 2011 | 11:30 AM | comments

Bless Zack Ford over at the ThinkProgress Wonkroom for putting together a compilation of clips (inside) from Friday morning's absurd "defending marriage" hearing held by the House Judiciary Committee's Subcommittee on the Constitution. Committee Chair Lamar Smith (R-TX) and subcommittee...Read More


SameSexSunday: Louis Marinelli Interview, DOMA Hearing, ENDA's Introduction and more

Filed by Joe Mirabella | April 17, 2011 | 10:00 AM | comments

D. Gregory Smith interviewed former NOM staffer, Louis Marinelli about his realization that his work to stop marriage equality for gays and lesbian was wrong. Then the round table discussed Friday's so called "defending marriage" hearing in the United State...Read More


Grant Hill Is Against Hate Speech

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 17, 2011 | 7:30 AM | comments

"I think back to when I was a kid. And if an NBA athlete or an NFL athlete or someone I looked up to and admired told me something was not cool then I'm going to pay attention." --Phoenix Suns...Read More

South Carolina Gay Man Attacked

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 17, 2011 | 7:00 AM | comments

A gay man in South Carolina was attacked....Read More