September 29, 2011


Uncovering America's LGBT History

Filed by Mark Segal | September 29, 2011 | 6:30 PM | comments

Next week's Philadelphia Gay News, along with 30 newspapers across the country and The Bilerico Project, will begin to celebrate October as Gay History Month. This is the largest LGBT history project of any type, anywhere ever.Read More


Russian State Outlaws Gay Activism

Filed by Bil Browning | September 29, 2011 | 5:30 PM | comments

A Russian province has decided to make "the public promotion of homosexuality" illegal after religious leaders clambered for the law.Read More

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David Badash: The Fate of Gay News Sites & Blogs

Filed by Karen Ocamb | September 29, 2011 | 4:00 PM | comments

The truth of the matter is that most of us in the LGBT media work our hearts out for love, not money. This is our contribution to the LGBT movement for liberation, justice and equal rights.Read More


Canadian Paper Runs Anti-Trans Advertisement

Filed by Bil Browning | September 29, 2011 | 3:00 PM | comments

With California gearing up for the fight over the FAIR Education Act, how long do you think it'll be before the religious right starts trying to copy the campaign in California newspapers?Read More


Why I Care About the LA Dodger's 'It Gets Better' Video

Filed by Karen Ocamb | September 29, 2011 | 2:00 PM | comments

I was happy to see via Huffington Post that I wasn't the only one initially suspicious of the motives behind the LA Dodgers' contribution to the It Gets Better Project against LGBT teen bullying and suicide.Read More


Shark Attack: Another Obnoxious PETA Ad

Filed by Bil Browning | September 29, 2011 | 1:00 PM | comments

I know, shocker. Right?!? Surely PETA wouldn't put out an ad campaign mocking a tragedy and vaguely linking it to animal rights?Read More


Voter ID Laws May Disenfranchise Trans Community

Filed by Adam Polaski | September 29, 2011 | 12:00 PM | comments

"Voter ID" laws - which require citizens to present a valid form of photo identification in order to vote in elections - have been passed in several states, disenfranchising communities with legitimate reasons for not having those forms of ID - including trans people.Read More

Happy Trails to Them

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | September 29, 2011 | 11:00 AM | comments

Sweet little find home photo of two well-tanned guys having fun in the sun together. The boots are purrrfect.Read More


How to Make an American Fundie's Head Explode

Filed by Bil Browning | September 29, 2011 | 10:00 AM | comments

For all the American religious right calls to "Think of the children!", it seems that England actually is.Read More

The Brady Bears

Filed by Ed Team | September 29, 2011 | 9:49 AM | comments

Hat tip to AJ for this parody of the Brady Bunch featuring a big bunch of bears!...Read More


His Brain Dried Up

Filed by Ed Team | September 29, 2011 | 9:42 AM | comments

"In short, our gentleman became so immersed in his reading that he spent whole nights from sundown to sunup and his days from dawn to dusk in poring over his books, until, finally, from so little sleeping and so much...Read More


US Catholic Bishops Threaten Obama Over DOMA

Filed by Father Tony | September 29, 2011 | 8:00 AM | comments

In the context of this letter, the suddenly thunderous saber-rattling of the US Catholic bishops appears to be rooted in the prospect of lost funding rather than in the imaginary moral outrage of its flock.Read More