August 25, 2011

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Mazzoni Center Announces New Legal Services Director

Filed by Kyle Bella | August 25, 2011 | 7:00 PM | comments

The Mazzoni Center, Philadelphia's only LGBT service provider, announced a new Legal Services Director, David M. Rosenblum, citing his long history of legal advocacy, particularly in terms of employment non-discrimination.Read More


31 Days: In & Out with Jill Weiss

Filed by Bil Browning | August 25, 2011 | 5:00 PM | comments

Dr. Jillian Weiss isn't just the serious lawyer you've grown to respect for insightful political and movement-related commentary. She has a wild streak that you'd never imagine.Read More


CDC's HIV Testing Campaign Targets Black Gay Men

Filed by Kyle Bella | August 25, 2011 | 4:00 PM | comments

Dr. Richard Wolitski, Deputy Director at the HIV/AIDS Research Prevention Division at the CDC, was interviewed for their new national campaign, Testing Makes Us Stronger, that is one of the first exclusively for black gay and bisexual men.Read More

Scarlet Betch: Sexy Furries!

Filed by Jason Tseng | August 25, 2011 | 3:30 PM | comments

We're back this week discussing the latest and greatest in gay comic book news. We get down and dirty with all the sexy furries out in the nerdverse recently.Read More


LA Redistricting Fights Will Be Expensive & Painful for LGBTs

Filed by Karen Ocamb | August 25, 2011 | 2:30 PM | comments

The maps by the California Citizens Redistricting Commission redrawing boundaries for the state Assembly, Senate and Congressional Districts may have been finalized on Aug. 15, but the arguments over lines continues - legally, politically and increasingly, on a very personal level.Read More

Philadelphia's Instructive Anti-Bullying Efforts

Filed by Kyle Bella | August 25, 2011 | 1:30 PM | comments

Much of the discussion on bullying has been dominated by talks of failed policies and LGBTQ youth suicides. This piece takes a different approach, examining how Philadelphia's school district is making strides in helping reduce all forms of youth bullying.Read More


'Out and Around' Highlights Global LGBT Advocacy

Filed by Adam Polaski | August 25, 2011 | 12:30 PM | comments

A lesbian couple is taking a year-long trip around the world to meet "Supergays" - the international movers and shakers in the LGBT community - and demonstrate how they're making an impact. Read More


Two Evil Mints in One: lesbian pulp fiction

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | August 25, 2011 | 11:00 AM | comments

They're pagans! And they're lesbians! Two things that frighten fundies all rolled up in one! Yum. Read More


Don Lemon Foiled Again by the Transgender Thing

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | August 25, 2011 | 10:00 AM | comments

The media must move beyond questions about surgery and facial hair, and ask how trans people are navigating in the world. Read More


'Circumstance' Film Explores Lesbian Love And Protest In Iran

Filed by Kyle Bella | August 25, 2011 | 9:00 AM | comments

Maryam Keshavarz's dramatic and award-winning film, Circumstance, opens tomorrow. Must see. Read More


Queer & Trans Activists Proclaim: 'No Future in Capitalism' at Montreal Pride

Filed by R Conrad | August 25, 2011 | 8:00 AM | comments

The Pink Bloc speaks up against business as usual during Montreal's Pride ParadeRead More


CA GOP Reverses Course On Openly-Gay Candidate

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | August 25, 2011 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Fred has always been welcome at the CRP -- in fact, we've been working to finalize an event for him at our convention, based on a request from his camp. We're looking forward to seeing him in L.A. next month."...Read More

MLK Tribute: 'I've Seen the Promised Land'

Filed by Ed Team | August 25, 2011 | 7:00 AM | comments

Sean Chapin's latest video is a tribute to Martin Luther King Jr. The new monument honoring the civil rights leader - the first non-president and the first African-American to be honored with a statue on the National Mall -...Read More