August 9, 2011


Advocates Protest Exportation of 'Ex-Gay' Programs

Filed by Adam Polaski | August 09, 2011 | 7:30 PM | comments

The Hong Kong Social Welfare Department hosted a "doctor" who specializes in "ex-gay" reparative therapy in June. Now, LGBT advocates are continuing the push to keep the dangerous conversion programs out of Hong Kong. Read More

Ageism is an LGBT Issue

Filed by Guest Blogger | August 09, 2011 | 6:00 PM | comments

Guest blogger Kathleen Nicole O'Neal takes a look at the way that ageist social structures unnecessarily inhibit the liberty, equality, and pursuit of happiness of LGBT youth. Without taking that into consideration, analysis of the problem will be incomplete.Read More


The Village Health Foundation's 'Healthy Choice Awards'

Filed by Karen Ocamb | August 09, 2011 | 5:00 PM | comments

This weekend, Jewel Thais-Williams held the "Healthy Choice Awards" to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Village Health Foundation and its non-profit VHF Clinic at Jewel's Catch One, the nation's oldest black LGBT Night Club.Read More


Sexy California Scene: Vintage Gay Erotica

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | August 09, 2011 | 4:00 PM | comments

Such a beautiful man on this great cover from a vintage 1972 gay magazine! Wow.Read More

Threats of Violence By Trans Advocates Must Be Condemned

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | August 09, 2011 | 3:00 PM | comments

We cannot remain silent when threats of violence are made in our name. Read More


Pokemon Flier on STIs: Don't Catch 'Em All

Filed by Bil Browning | August 09, 2011 | 2:30 PM | comments

I remember when it was little kids that were into Pokemon; our daughter's half-brother used to sit in front of the TV soaking up each episode obsessively. I feel so damn old.Read More


What's Your Klout Score?

Filed by Leone Kraus | August 09, 2011 | 1:30 PM | comments

Klout, an increasingly popular social media "influence" measuring device, is important because communication professionals like myself want to know how influential we are toward those who follow us and those we're influenced by. Read More


AFER Prop. 8 Opponents Accept Top ABA Award

Filed by Karen Ocamb | August 09, 2011 | 12:30 PM | comments

The American Foundation for Equal Rights' lead attorneys, David Boies and Theodore B. Olson, were honored with the most prestigious award their legal peers can bestow - the American Bar Association Medal. Read More


GOProud Names Ann Coulter 'Gay Icon.' What the Hell?

Filed by Adam Polaski | August 09, 2011 | 11:45 AM | comments

The gay Republican org has named Ann Coulter as the "Honorary Chair and Gay Icon" of their Advisory Council. She's anti-marriage equality, anti-ENDA, anti-DADT repeal, anti-LGBT-inclusive hate crimes legislation, and a believer in "ex-gay" therapy.Read More


Gender Discrepancy as the 'Sickness Unto Death'

Filed by Drew Cordes | August 09, 2011 | 11:00 AM | comments

Each of Kierkegaard's identified forms of despair is paralleled in the struggles of gender-nonconforming individuals to identify their True selves and integrate their ideal gender expression with their identity. Read More


Translating the Anoka-Hennepin 'GLBT Issues' Website

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | August 09, 2011 | 10:00 AM | comments

The Anoka-Hennepin School District created a website on GLBT issues, and it would be hilarious if it weren't so sad. Read More


Top LGBT Voices Name History's Essential LGBT Figures

Filed by Adam Polaski | August 09, 2011 | 9:00 AM | comments

Dan Choi, Jennifer Finney Boylan, Patricia Nell Warren, Wayne Besen, and more sound off on their "Top 5" lists of essential LGBT figures and moments. This series culminates on Thursday with the Top 20 list, chosen by Bilerico readers.Read More

Lead Proposition 8 Attorneys Recognized with ABA Medals

Filed by Ed Team | August 09, 2011 | 8:00 AM | comments

The American Bar Association medal of honor is being given to two recipients this year for the very first time. They are David Boies and Ted Olson, the lead attorneys in the Proposition 8 trial....Read More


Luke Evans: Is the Hollywood Closet Back?

Filed by Ed Kennedy | August 09, 2011 | 8:00 AM | comments

Is the Hollywood Closet back? Is America truly not ready for a gay action hero?Read More


Christian Groups Call Anti-Bullying Efforts "Recruiting"

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | August 09, 2011 | 7:30 AM | comments

"The leading homosexual activist group targeting children is receiving some special help from the federal government in its campaign to recruit in America's schools. The Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN) announced in a press release earlier this summer...Read More