July 5, 2011


Win 2 Free Tickets For Ptown Blowoff!

Filed by Father Tony | July 05, 2011 | 7:00 PM | comments

Check out this great contest for tickets to the hottest bear dance party in Provincetown! Read More


The High Cost of Fear

Filed by Anthony Carter | July 05, 2011 | 6:00 PM | comments

As an out, proud black gay man, I am often asked to be less than my marvelous self. This can be addressed with a hearty fuck you.Read More

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NOM's Pakistani Chapter?

Filed by Bil Browning | July 05, 2011 | 5:00 PM | comments

Oh, wait. That photo's not from Pakistan! It's from the Indianapolis anti-gay NOM rally. It's so hard to distinguish one rightwing nutjob group that wants to kill queers from another one anymore...Read More


Application Process Opens for NY Same-Sex Nuptials

Filed by Adam Polaski | July 05, 2011 | 4:00 PM | comments

Later today the updated forms will be available for the marriage pre-application process for same-sex couples in New York state.Read More


Best. Facebook. Ad. Ever.

Filed by Bil Browning | July 05, 2011 | 3:00 PM | comments

Now this is a hilarious Facebook ad for a trans blog. I love it.Read More

Some Thoughts on the New York Gay Marriage Victory

Filed by Steven Cheslik-DeMeyer | July 05, 2011 | 2:00 PM | comments

My friend insists marriage may not be perfect, but it is a step toward basic respect in our society for gay people, so even if marriage is flawed it is worth obtaining access to. Get marriage first, then tear it down. Your thoughts?Read More


Anti-Gay Censorship Kills New Opera

Filed by Adam Polaski | July 05, 2011 | 1:30 PM | comments

An opera company in England has asked Lee Hall, the writer behind Billy Elliot, to remove gay references in his new production. He's refused, and the production has subsequently been canceled. Read More


'Hung': Is The New Trans Role A Good Thing?

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | July 05, 2011 | 1:00 PM | comments

TV Guide's description suggests trans identity remains misunderstood, but I congratulate Ms. Clayton on her new role.Read More

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Bradley Manning's Role in the LGBT Community

Filed by Adam Polaski | July 05, 2011 | 12:00 PM | comments

New information about WikiLeaker Bradley Manning - including a history of gender questioning and harassment from fellow U.S. military personnel - calls for an examination of whether he holds specific significance for the LGBT community.Read More


Let's Have Another Roundup

Filed by Don Davis | July 05, 2011 | 11:00 AM | comments

Taking a look at campaign finance reform, Stephen Colbert's SuperPAC, Viagra's new commercial, and Monaco's Royal Wedding.Read More


First Few Steps & Many More to Go

Filed by Sara Whitman | July 05, 2011 | 10:00 AM | comments

Last week? I dove in. It was hard, but I found myself in a surprising calm. I don't know what is coming next, and for once that's okay. Struggling with it only keeps me from the moment.Read More


'Gayest Ads Ever' Still Cast Gayness as a Punchline

Filed by Adam Polaski | July 05, 2011 | 9:00 AM | comments

A new feature in AdWeek this week showcases the "50 Gayest Ads Ever," but troublingly, they fall into a small number of categories that cast the gayness as the commercials' key punchline. Read More


Marriage as an Equal-Opportunity Institution

Filed by Ed Team | July 05, 2011 | 8:00 AM | comments

"Marriage never has been or will be an equal-opportunity institution. As the United States gradually makes the membership rules to marriage gender-inclusive, it risks deepening our sharp class and race disparities in marriage and family life. If we wish to...Read More

Your Favorite Same-Sex Glee Couples Kiss

Filed by Ed Team | July 05, 2011 | 8:00 AM | comments

On the last leg of their stage show in Dublin, the cast of Glee pulled out all of the stops. Heather Morris and Naya Rivera, who play Brittany and Santana (a bisexual and lesbian girl) share a kiss, as...Read More


The False Claim of a Clash Between Civil and Religious Liberties

Filed by Michael Hamar | July 05, 2011 | 8:00 AM | comments

It's an inability to make others live in accordance with the beliefs of these self-centered and intolerant individuals and churches that is being decried as an assault on religious liberty. Read More