April 22, 2011

Queer Music Friday - Maja Ivarsson

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 22, 2011 | 5:00 PM | comments

Maja Ivarsson, the frontwoman for the Sounds, is openly bisexual. What? You don't know the Sounds? The Swedish post-punk band? That topped the Swedish and Norwegian charts with "Living in America"? Well, here it is. Some newer stuff from them...Read More

Transgender Woman Severely Beaten at Baltimore McDonalds While Employees Watch

Filed by Bil Browning | April 22, 2011 | 4:00 PM | comments

This is absolutely disgusting. After an unidentified transwoman tried to use the bathroom at a Baltimore McDonald's, two patrons started attacking her in full view of other customers and employees. What did the employees do? They filmed it on their...Read More

Evangelical Church Worker Arrested in Anti-Gay Kidnapping Case

Filed by Nancy Polikoff | April 22, 2011 | 3:00 PM | comments

The FBI has arrested Timothy David Miller for aiding and abetting the international kidnapping of Isabella Miller-Jenkins by her biological mother, Lisa Miller. (Background on the long-running litigation between Lisa, who became an evangelical Christian, and her former civil union...Read More

Michael Lucas Is Still Writing at The Advocate

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 22, 2011 | 2:00 PM | comments

Michael Lucas has a column up at The Advocate that actually discusses something that really happened this time: the Tel Aviv delegation to Berlin Pride has decided not to display the Israeli flag during pride. Michael Lucas blames the gays,...Read More

Kelly McGillis Just Isn't That Into You

Filed by Bil Browning | April 22, 2011 | 12:00 PM | comments

Talk about a "So what?!" interview. The Advocate had a chance to ask actress Kelly McGillis some questions about her new movie and her somewhat recent coming out, but the whole thing is more likely to produce yawns than an...Read More

Two 14 Year Old Girls Commit Suicide - Possibly a Result of Bullying

Filed by Karen Ocamb | April 22, 2011 | 12:00 PM | comments

The Today Show reported on the story of 14 year olds Halyee Fentress and Paige Moravetz in rural Minnesota who killed themselves last week in what might have been a suicide pact. Relatives discuss whether bullying might have driving them...Read More

John Ensign's Karma

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 22, 2011 | 11:00 AM | comments

John Ensign in 1998: "I came to that conclusion recently, and frankly it's because of what [Bill Clinton] put his whole Cabinet through and what he has put the country through," Ensign said Thursday, becoming the first member of the...Read More

A Boy in Jeans: 1950s Photo

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | April 22, 2011 | 10:30 AM | comments

This could be a contemporary jeans ad, but this guy's all natural! No retouching, no camera tricks, just pure wholesome hairy muscled goodness as he cools the soles of his feet and dreams....Read More

Lady Gaga Is Not an Ally to Our Community

Filed by Guest Blogger | April 22, 2011 | 9:30 AM | comments

Editors' Note: Featured from CNN to PBS to Cosmo for her expertise in bisexual community and LGBT rights, guest blogger Amy Andre is the co-author of Bisexual Health, published by the NGLTF. With a master's degree in sexuality studies, Amy...Read More

Hanging Out with Billionaires

Filed by Joe Mirabella | April 22, 2011 | 8:30 AM | comments

I just got home from a fundraiser for a fantastic nonprofit in Washington state, called the Washington Bus. I'm on their c3 Board of Directors, because I strongly believe in their mission to engage young people in the political process....Read More

Awesome Vloggers!

Filed by Michael Buckley | April 22, 2011 | 8:00 AM | comments

Buck Factor #4! I'm obsessed with Irish Singers!...Read More


Homophobia in Rome

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 22, 2011 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Fucking lesbians, they should have sent you to the ovens." --An anonymous man allegedly shouting at openly lesbian Italian member of Parliament Paola Concia...Read More

More Work to Do

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 22, 2011 | 7:00 AM | comments

This video is working its way around the queer blogosphere because Obama didn't scream "Gays! Nooooooo!" when someone shouted gay marriage and he was talking about how he wants to win reelection in 2012. Cute, but this report in...Read More