August 2, 2011


Olbermann Rips Debt Ceiling Deal

Filed by Bil Browning | August 02, 2011 | 7:00 PM | comments

"Those who defend it call it a credit to a pragmatic President who wins some sort of political points because having stood for almost nothing here, he gave away almost nothing for which he stood."Read More


NLGJA Inducts New LGBT Journalists Hall of Famers

Filed by Adam Polaski | August 02, 2011 | 6:30 PM | comments

Three LGBT journalists - William Dorr Lambert Legg, Don Michaels, and Michelangelo Signorile - have been named this year's honorees for the National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association's Hall of Fame. Read More

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Boston Queer Artist & Activist Aliza Shapiro Hospitalized

Filed by Rev. Emily C. Heath | August 02, 2011 | 6:00 PM | comments

If you've gone to any sort of performing arts event in the Boston queer community, chances are Aliza was involved either in the execution or inspiration. Last Sunday she suffered a hemorrhagic stroke.Read More


Track the LGBT Movement with these Equality Maps!

Filed by Adam Polaski | August 02, 2011 | 5:00 PM | comments

The Movement Advancement Project has released a series of maps to visually represent the state of the LGBT equality movement. Tomorrow, the organization will release a full "Momentum Report."Read More


ENDA: The More Things Change... [Photo]

Filed by Bil Browning | August 02, 2011 | 4:00 PM | comments

Last night as I was tagging photos, I ran across this one from 1999. I'd been fired from my job as a convenience store manager and the local Pride At Work chapter staged a protest outside of the store.Read More


Gay Candidate Steps Down from Irish Presidency Race

Filed by Adam Polaski | August 02, 2011 | 3:00 PM | comments

Today, the openly gay David Norris, who was vying for a presidential nomination in Ireland, stepped down from his campaign, citing a scandal that has overtaken his campaign in recent weeks. Read More


I'm Gonna Wipe That AIDS Right Off of My Face

Filed by Mark S. King | August 02, 2011 | 1:00 PM | comments

Why is that I can produce a blog, proudly march with HIV POSITIVE on my T-shirt in gay parades, and even write a book about coming of age during the dawn of AIDS - but I get upset if someone can tell I'm positive by how I look? Read More

WA Indian Tribe Approves Marriage Equality

Filed by Bil Browning | August 02, 2011 | 12:00 PM | comments

The Suquamish Tribal Council unanimously decided to honor and perform same-sex marriages yesterday.Read More

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Dolly Parton Apologizes for Dollywood T-Shirt Incident

Filed by Adam Polaski | August 02, 2011 | 11:00 AM | comments

After last week's "Marriage is So Gay" T-shirt incident involving two lesbians at Dollywood, the face of the theme park herself, country star Dolly Parton, has apologized. Read More

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Kudos To Barney Frank for Vote Against Tea Party Debt Bill

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | August 02, 2011 | 10:00 AM | comments

Representative Barney Frank voted against the debt bill blessed by President Obama. What was he thinking?Read More


Three Gay Men and a Baby?

Filed by Adam Polaski | August 02, 2011 | 9:30 AM | comments

Adam Sandler may be producing a remake of Three Men and a Baby that reimagines the lead characters as three gay men in a committed relationship. The three men would be played by Chris Rock, Rob Schneider, and David Spade. Read More

Jamaica's Anti-Homophobia Campaign

Filed by Adam Polaski | August 02, 2011 | 9:00 AM | comments

The Jamaica Forum for Lesbians, All-Sexuals, and Gays (J-FLAG) has launched a new PSA campaign to combat homophobia in Jamaica. With the theme of "unconditional love," the video features Christine Straw, who has been named Miss Jamaica World and...Read More

Revenue, Revenue, Revenue

Filed by Sara Whitman | August 02, 2011 | 8:00 AM | comments

It's important to think about the overall frame the American public have about our economy and economic situation. It's like staring at a penny and thinking you met Lincoln.Read More


Rep. Barney Frank Votes Against Debt Ceiling Bill

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | August 02, 2011 | 7:30 AM | comments

"[W]e can come together as a civilized people and do things, put out fires and build highways and educate children and succor the very poor...You don't want children running around homeless. [Republicans] don't believe in that." --Rep. Barney Frank, explaining...Read More