June 4, 2011


Dept. of Education Hosts First LGBT Youth Summit

Filed by Adam Polaski | June 04, 2011 | 6:00 PM | comments

The two-day summit, which starts on Monday, is called "Creating and Maintaining Safe and Supportive Environments for LGBT Youth."Read More


Review: PBS's Out In America

Filed by Bil Browning | June 04, 2011 | 4:00 PM | comments

It's a crapshoot whether or not I actually watch the many screeners that show up in my mailbox on a weekly basis. When PBS's Out In America documentary arrived though, I'd committed to the publicist that I'd check it out & write this review.Read More


CT Passes Trans Rights Law

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | June 04, 2011 | 2:15 PM | comments

After several years of trying, the Connecticut State Senate has passed a trans rights bill, which now heads to the Governor's desk for signature, and he has said he will sign it. Read More


Bobbi Campbell in 1984 at Dem Convention: AIDS at 30

Filed by Karen Ocamb | June 04, 2011 | 2:00 PM | comments

Bobbi Campbell's remarks about living with HIV/AIDS - delivered during a rally before the Democratic National Convention in San Francisco in 1984, one month before he died - could be given in some quarters today.Read More


Slutwalk Kicks Off in Chicago Today

Filed by Jake Weinraub | June 04, 2011 | 12:00 PM | comments

Hundreds are gathering at Thompson Center Plaza in Chicago today for Slutwalk - a march "in support of education and against intolerance" around rape culture.Read More

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Space Needle Says No to Raising the Pride Flag

Filed by Joe Mirabella | June 04, 2011 | 10:00 AM | comments

Yesterday, the Space Needle said no to the more than 1,500 fans who signed a petition asking them to fly the Pride flag as they did last year. They flatly said, "We are not flying the flag again."Read More


GLAAD Statement on AT&T/T-Mobile Merger Statement

Filed by Ed Team | June 04, 2011 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Groups as diverse as the AFL-CIO, the American Federation of Teachers, LULAC, the National Council for Negro Women and the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce have spoken out in support of the AT&T/T-Mobile merger. GLAAD signed on to...Read More

Police Brutality: Don't Dance at the Jefferson Memorial

Filed by Bil Browning | June 04, 2011 | 7:00 AM | comments

Whatever you do, don't dance at the Jefferson Memorial. Anyone know what the hell is going on in this video? Warning: This will piss you off! Think back to Dan Choi getting manhandled by the Russian police and tell...Read More