August 10, 2011


White House Announces Interim LGBT Liaison

Filed by Adam Polaski | August 10, 2011 | 7:15 PM | comments

The White House announced today that Raul Alvillar will serve as the Obama administration's interim LGBT liaison. Read More


Black LGBT Bloggers, Come On Out!

Filed by Viktor Kerney | August 10, 2011 | 6:45 PM | comments

Black LGBT bloggers have the opportunity to be a powerful force in the overall LGBT movement. Hopefully, more will join us, tell the world our stories, and help in the struggle for equality. Read More


Catholic 'Moral Authority' in IL: Abuse Victim Gets $6.3 million

Filed by Waymon Hudson | August 10, 2011 | 5:00 PM | comments

Three years later, the Diocese of Belleville has finally paid the jury-awarded judgement to a man who was sexually abused as a child by a priest for over five years at St. Theresa's Parish in Salem, Illinois. Read More


Bil and Me: Photo

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | August 10, 2011 | 4:30 PM | comments

Here I am with our beloved editor, Bil Browning, during a recent trip to Washington, D.C. Had a blast up there giving two speeches - one to an academic group and a second about my new book. Read More


A 'Bewitched' Series Reboot is Coming to CBS

Filed by Viktor Kerney | August 10, 2011 | 3:30 PM | comments

CBS and Sony are working on a script for the remake of the comedy series. They have tapped Marc Lawrence to be the scribe and executive producer of the show. Read More

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Filed by Steven Cheslik-DeMeyer | August 10, 2011 | 2:30 PM | comments

A new petition is pressuring Ernie and Bert to get married. Because apparently the only legitimate domestic relationship, even for puppets, is marriage. Read More


Knights of Columbus Reaffirms Marriage Equality Opposition

Filed by Adam Polaski | August 10, 2011 | 2:00 PM | comments

Last week, the Knights of Columbus, who donated $1.4 million to the National Organization for Marriage in 2009, reaffirmed their commitment to fighting marriage equality. Read More

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10 Things Logo TV Can Do to Be a Better LGBT Network

Filed by Viktor Kerney | August 10, 2011 | 12:30 PM | comments

I remember seeing LOGO's crew promoting the upcoming channel back in 2005. I was excited for our first network showcasing the LGBT community. But, six years later - let's just say, I'm not really pleased. Read More


Apple Is Now the Largest US Publicly Traded Company

Filed by Karen Ocamb | August 10, 2011 | 11:30 AM | comments

Apple, Inc. has just surpassed Exxon Mobil's market cap, becoming the largest U.S. publicly-traded company. This may be a "sign" of positive developments ahead for LGBT people. Read More


Top LGBT Voices Name History's Essential LGBT Figures

Filed by Adam Polaski | August 10, 2011 | 10:15 AM | comments

This last batch of personal "Top 5" lists from a selection of important LGBT voices - from Andrés Duque, Bil Browning, Emily Heath, Scott Wooledge, Roberta Sklar & more - really reflects the diversity within our community. Read More


Ghana Church Plans Counseling Centers for Gays

Filed by Viktor Kerney | August 10, 2011 | 9:00 AM | comments

The Presbyterian Church of Ghana is planning to create therapy centers to counsel and pray the gay away from their citizens. Read More

Santorum: Marriage Equality is Like Calling a Napkin a Paper Towel

Filed by Adam Polaski | August 10, 2011 | 8:30 AM | comments

Rick Santorum, the struggling candidate for the Republican presidential nomination, is still clinging to his fiercely anti-gay and anti-LGBT views to try to garner more support than the 1 percent he currently he has. At a campaign stop in...Read More


Bronski's American History

Filed by Jesse Monteagudo | August 10, 2011 | 8:00 AM | comments

A Queer History of the United States is Michael Bronski's most ambitious book, a narrative of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, and transgender people in America from 1492 to 1990. Read More


Log Cabin Republicans Denounce Ann Coulter

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | August 10, 2011 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Ann Coulter is not a serious part of the conservative movement -- her positions are a throwback and do more harm than anything else. Her remarks endorsing the widely outdated and profoundly harmful idea of 'reparative therapy,' alleging that one...Read More