May 26, 2011

Calling HIV-Negative Men: This is Your Time

Filed by Mark S. King | May 26, 2011 | 8:00 PM | comments

The positive result was traumatic, no doubt about it, and I soldiered on during some awfully frightening times. But I have a significant psychological advantage over my HIV negative friends: I only took that damn test once.Read More


Rolling Stone's Biting New Profile of Fox News President Roger Ailes

Filed by Adam Polaski | May 26, 2011 | 6:30 PM | comments

In a new profile, Rolling Stone writer Dickinson discusses Roger Ailes' reaction to his office location and how "those gays" scared him enough to install "bombproof glass" in the windows.Read More


Going Camping?

Filed by Guest Blogger | May 26, 2011 | 6:00 PM | comments

As you have probably noticed, the Rapture promised by Mr. Camping & Co. did not occur. He used the opportunity of the coming demise of the world to proclaim that it was because God was mad about the broadening acceptance of the GLBTQ reality. Basically, he blamed the end of the world on us.Read More


Donor Duet, Part III

Filed by Paige Schilt | May 26, 2011 | 5:00 PM | comments

Surfside Beach is connected to the mainland by a string of chemical plants. We were traversing this no-man's-land because Katy had a mission. She had found an old picture of Brian onstage, naked except for a cigarette, a fedora, and a strategically placed guitar.Read More


Capital Pride Hero: Well, I Do Love a Good Parade

Filed by Bil Browning | May 26, 2011 | 4:00 PM | comments

DC's pride organization has announced their list of Capital Pride Heroes for this year and, after only nine months in the city, I was shocked to find out I got picked as one of them!Read More


Brazilian President Halts Anti-Homophobia Campaign

Filed by Jake Weinraub | May 26, 2011 | 3:00 PM | comments

Brazil's president halts an anti-homophobia campaign Wednesday.Read More

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NYC Mayor Bloomberg Delivers Speech Supporting Marriage Equality

Filed by Adam Polaski | May 26, 2011 | 2:15 PM | comments

Bloomberg presses New York State Legislature to consider the importance of same-sex marriage and vote on the issue before the end of the legislative session in June.Read More


Anti-Gay Propaganda at the "Watchmen on the Wall" Conference

Filed by Adam Polaski | May 26, 2011 | 1:30 PM | comments

The Family Research Council's Peter Sprigg took to the podium to tell pastors that gay people are propagandists, distrustful of black people, and committed to stamping out free speech.Read More


Queen of Mean Gives GMHC $50k

Filed by Bil Browning | May 26, 2011 | 12:30 PM | comments

Lisa Lampanelli, the "Queen of Mean," gave the Gay Men's Health Crisis a check for $50,000 yesterday afternoon. The comedian was making good on her promise to give the AIDS group $1000 for each member of the Westboro Baptist Church who showed up to protest her Topeka, Kansas sRead More

Bad Grrrl Cinema: Vintage Poster

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | May 26, 2011 | 12:00 PM | comments

I'd like to know what's going on with the two women in the upper left corner. They don't look like they're just whispering secrets, they look like they're about to share one....Read More

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Widow Araguz Denied Death Benefits by Texas Court

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | May 26, 2011 | 11:00 AM | comments

In a perhaps unsurprising development, a Texas court ruled yesterday against Nikki Araguz, an intersex transsexual woman married to firefighter Thomas Araguz, who was killed in the line of duty.Read More


MN Governor 'Vetoes' Marriage Amendment

Filed by Bil Browning | May 26, 2011 | 10:45 AM | comments

Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton symbolically vetoed the recently passed constitutional amendment to ban same-sex marriage. The legislature accidentally sent the measure to his office as a bill - which requires either a signature or a veto.Read More


An Ugly Cry for the Final Oprah Show

Filed by Joe Mirabella | May 26, 2011 | 10:00 AM | comments

Like millions of people around the world, I watched Oprah's final show. I was surprised by how sad I was when she made her farewell walk off stage. She hugged weeping people, and maybe it was their tears that hurled me into what Oprah calls an "ugly cry". Read More


Combating the 'Drill, Baby, Drill' Philosophy

Filed by Don Davis | May 26, 2011 | 8:00 AM | comments

What if, in a world of depleting oil resources, the last thing you want to do is use yours up?Read More


Florida County Is Almost Bigot Free

Filed by Bil Browning | May 26, 2011 | 7:30 AM | comments

"It's taken a long time and a great deal of work but we're pleased these important protections are now the law of the land in Volusia. Our supporters, and especially Councilmember Josh Wagner who sponsored the ordinance, deserve credit for...Read More

The R Word

Filed by Bil Browning | May 26, 2011 | 7:00 AM | comments

During this week's Glee season finale, this public service announcement ran to remind people not to use the word "retarded" to mean something stupid. The ad catches your attention right at the beginning; it's really well done....Read More