August 3, 2011

National Motor Vehicle Admin Group: Change Trans IDs

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | August 03, 2011 | 7:00 PM | comments

The AAMVA recommends that trans drivers be allowed to change gender markers on driver licenses. Read More

GOProud's Fizzling Relationship with the ACU

Filed by Adam Polaski | August 03, 2011 | 6:30 PM | comments

GOProud, the gay Republican group that caused significant controversy last year on both the right and left, has been banned by the American Conservative Union from full participation in this year's Conservative Political Action Conference. Read More


Locking Up HIV+ Black Men Doesn't Help HIV Prevention

Filed by Guest Blogger | August 03, 2011 | 6:00 PM | comments

Edwin J Bernard explores the case of Johnson Aziga, a 55-year-old African migrant living with HIV in Canada who was convicted in 2009 of attempted aggravated assault because he had unprotected sex with 11 women without telling them he had HIV. Read More


Tori Spelling Is a Hoarder

Filed by Bil Browning | August 03, 2011 | 5:00 PM | comments

Have you seen Funny or Die's Hoarders spoof starring Tori Spelling? She collects gays.Read More


Largest Brazilian City May Host 'Straight Pride' Day

Filed by Adam Polaski | August 03, 2011 | 4:00 PM | comments

The municipality of São Paulo in Brazil has advanced a measure that would establish a "Straight Pride" Day. Now, the bill is awaiting the approval from the city's mayor. Read More


You Can Lead an Addict to Rehab, But...

Filed by Terrance Heath | August 03, 2011 | 3:00 PM | comments

In light of Amy Winehouse's death, we must reflect: Addiction takes the place of coping. That's why it's never enough to just stop. That's why I think most recovery programs are basically about addicts learning how to cope without drugs and alcohol.Read More


John Heilman's Report from Sweden on Stockholm Pride

Filed by Karen Ocamb | August 03, 2011 | 2:00 PM | comments

West Hollywood City Council member John Heilman, an openly gay law professor at USC and Whittler Law School, reported from the Stockholm Pride Parade and panels on transgender rights in Europe. Read More


Jackassery: Iowa Gay Man Claims Fake Hate Crime

Filed by Bil Browning | August 03, 2011 | 1:00 PM | comments

University of Iowa grad student Ryan Grant Watson filed a fake hate crime report claiming his attacker yelled a gay slur at him and punched him in the face. Of course, Watson claimed the assailant was a black man.Read More


Inside GLAAD's 5th Annual Network Responsibility Index

Filed by Adam Polaski | August 03, 2011 | 12:00 PM | comments

GLAAD's annual report analyzing the amount of LGBT representation in TV programming was released today. It demonstrates great LGBT success for youth-oriented networks, but across-the-board struggles for trans representation. Read More


House Brief on DOMA Case Is Poorly Done

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | August 03, 2011 | 11:00 AM | comments

C'mon, guys, you've got to do better than this for $500,000. I don't think BLAG is getting its money's worth.Read More


SC Newspaper Publishes Same-Sex Marriage Notice

Filed by Bil Browning | August 03, 2011 | 10:00 AM | comments

Back in 2006, The State ran an editorial supporting the state's constitutional amendment to ban same-sex marriage. Now they're publishing our wedding announcements.Read More

Hateful Homophobic Statements From Boehner/GOP DOMA Briefs

Filed by Michael Hamar | August 03, 2011 | 8:30 AM | comments

These briefs look as if they were prepared by Tony Perkins, Maggie Gallagher and Jerry Falwell's Liberty Counsel.Read More


The Brave Rescue Of Hege Dalen and Toril Hansen

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | August 03, 2011 | 7:30 AM | comments

"We were eating. Then shooting and then the awful screaming. We saw how the young people ran in panic into the lake." Hege Dalen, who with her spouse, Toril Hansen, rescued more than 40 youngsters from the recent massacre in...Read More

A Sexy Nerd

Filed by Bil Browning | August 03, 2011 | 7:00 AM | comments

Can you speak dirty to me in HTML?...Read More