July 27, 2011

Don Lemon Is My Corporate Media Crush

Filed by Adam Polaski | July 27, 2011 | 6:30 PM | comments

The recently-out CNN anchor deserves some serious props for the frequency with which he's calling out his colleagues at the 24-hour news network for their bullshit. Read More


Philly Transit Giving Trans People A Hard Time

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | July 27, 2011 | 5:30 PM | comments

I'm sorry, your gender isn't good enough to ride the bus today. Read More


Apple Removes iTunes from 'Christian Values Network'

Filed by Joe Mirabella | July 27, 2011 | 4:30 PM | comments

After more than 22,000 people signed a petition on Change.org started by Ben Crowther, a student and Apple customer concerned about the Christian Values Network's funding of anti-gay, anti-woman orgs, Apple removed its iTunes store from the CVN. Read More

GLSEN ED Eliza Byard on the CA FAIR Education Act

Filed by Karen Ocamb | July 27, 2011 | 3:30 PM | comments

GLSEN Executive Director Eliza Byard talked about the California FAIR Education Act. "As California goes, so goes the nation," she said about school textbooks. Read More


TSA's New Scanners May Affect Trans People

Filed by Adam Polaski | July 27, 2011 | 2:30 PM | comments

A new change in the Transportation Security Administration full-body scanners will display a "generic body outline" instead of a detailed image. But the National Center for Transgender Equality is concerned on how it may impact trans people. Read More


Pervers/Cite: Montreal's Answer to Corporate Pride

Filed by R Conrad | July 27, 2011 | 1:00 PM | comments

Pervers/Cité, Montréal's collaboratively organized summer festival that aims to make links across social justice groups, queer communities, and radical visions of pride, is set to take place this summer form August 4 to 14. Read More


Alexander McQueen Leaves His Dogs $82k

Filed by Bil Browning | July 27, 2011 | 12:00 PM | comments

The money will be used for the care of the canines, because you can't expect McQueen's dogs to eat Walmart brand grub out of K-Mart dishes.Read More


The Best Trans Autobiography Ever Written

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | July 27, 2011 | 11:00 AM | comments

Jennifer Finney Boylan's book, "She's Not There," is the best trans autobiography ever written. Read More


Here Come the (Regional) Outgames!

Filed by Adam Polaski | July 27, 2011 | 10:30 AM | comments

The Gay & Lesbian International Sport Association is hosting its second annual North America Outgames in Vancouver this week. Read More


Happy Birthday

Filed by Sara Whitman | July 27, 2011 | 9:00 AM | comments

In the last two weeks, I have had two separate, intense moments where I felt my sister's presence in a big way. Just chance, I thought. Little weird but... just chance. Read More


We Die, You Get Married

Filed by Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore | July 27, 2011 | 8:00 AM | comments

The gay marriage movement enforces a single-issue politic at the cost of broader social change, literally funneling tens of millions of dollars into the drive for gay legitimacy while the needs of queers with the least access are ignored. Read More


Ex-Gay Minister Blames Homosexuality For Teen Suicide

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | July 27, 2011 | 7:30 AM | comments

"The state-run media is going after the schools for resisting the homosexual indoctrination. The homosexuals are now blaming--they are playing the victims--the homosexuals are now blaming [the schools'] stance as the reason that young homosexuals are committing suicide because of...Read More

Dan Savage Threatens Rick Santorum

Filed by Bil Browning | July 27, 2011 | 7:00 AM | comments

Dan Savage's New Threat to Rick Santorum from Dan Savage Dan Savage threatens Rick Santorum with redefining the name "Rick" next if he doesn't knock off the anti-gay campaign rhetoric....Read More