May 28, 2011


LGBT References Missing in 'Born This Way' Performances

Filed by Adam Polaski | May 28, 2011 | 10:00 PM | comments

In Friday's Good Morning America concert and a recent episode of Glee, Lady Gaga's "Born This Way" was performed with a key verse missing that specifically references the LGBT community.Read More


Weekly Reader: Prisoners, Nikki Araguz, & Glee's Lea Michele

Filed by Bil Browning | May 28, 2011 | 6:00 PM | comments

You weren't able to read every post on Bilerico Project last week? Don't worry! Every Saturday I round up the best Bilerico posts from the past few days to help you stay up to date on the latest queer news and analysis.Read More


Take Action: Dan Choi Arrested in Moscow

Filed by Dan O'Neill | May 28, 2011 | 5:30 PM | comments

Dan Choi was arrested by Russian authorities earlier today along with several dozen other LGBT-rights activists who clashed with both Moscow police and religious/neo-Nazi opponents after attempting to proceed with a peaceful Pride celebration that inevitably morphed into yet another violent protest.Read More


Insurance Company Blames Lesbian Couple for Fire

Filed by Jake Weinraub | May 28, 2011 | 4:00 PM | comments

A lesbian couple in Tennessee who sued a neighbor they suspect burned down their home and defaced it with anti-gay slurs back in September 2010 are now facing a law suit of their own. Read More

Going to the White House for AAPI Heritage Month

Filed by Guest Blogger | May 28, 2011 | 2:00 PM | comments

Guest blogger Ben de Guzman writes about attending the White House's Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders LGBT Youth Pride and Heritage Event this week.Read More


Inside 'Celluloid Activist: The Life and Times of Vito Russo'

Filed by Jesse Monteagudo | May 28, 2011 | 12:00 PM | comments

In a new biography, Michael Schiavi pays tribute to Vito Russo, the "Celluloid Closet" lecturer, AIDS activist and founder of the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation.Read More


Transvestic Disorder: The Overlooked Anti-Trans Diagnosis

Filed by Kelley Winters | May 28, 2011 | 10:00 AM | comments

The new edition of the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders features two entries regarding the trans community. While Gender Dysphoria is already well-known, Transvestic Disorder is less discussed. Both merit attention and action from advocates. Read More


NYC Hospitals Strive for 'Cultural Competency'

Filed by Adam Polaski | May 28, 2011 | 9:00 AM | comments

A new initiative in the New York City hospital system seeks to eliminate barriers to health care for LGBT individuals, the first program of its kind in the country. Read More


Joe Solmonese ♥ President Obama

Filed by Bil Browning | May 28, 2011 | 7:30 AM | comments

"There can be no doubt that President Barack Obama has improved the lives of LGBT Americans more than any president in history. As with any movement for sweeping social change, our opponents have put up roadblocks along the way, but...Read More

Starting the Long Weekend

Filed by Bil Browning | May 28, 2011 | 7:00 AM | comments

It's the start of the long Memorial Day weekend. Traffic drops lower this weekend than it does for Christmas. To help get in the spirit of the lazy start of summer, here's a video that's sure to set the...Read More