October 11, 2011


Advice To A Young Queer On Coming Out Day

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | October 11, 2011 | 7:00 PM | comments

Sometimes it's better not to come out just yet. Read More


Yawn: Ann Coulter Backs Rick Santorum

Filed by Bil Browning | October 11, 2011 | 6:00 PM | comments

GOProud board member Ann Coulter was asked about Rick Santorum's disastrous interview with Fox anchor Chris Wallace and had some predictable answers.Read More


Explaining Ten Years of War to a Child

Filed by Terrance Heath | October 11, 2011 | 5:00 PM | comments

This week, my eight-year-old son asked me a couple of questions about the war in Afghanistan. They were simple questions. Yet, both times I struggled to answer.Read More

Danny LaRue: Comic Performer & Impersonator

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | October 11, 2011 | 4:00 PM | comments

I ran a piece a couple of days ago on drag history, featuring photos of female impersonators from the 1880s to the 1950s. I believe LaRue worked in the 60s. Do any of you remember him or know if he's still working?Read More

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Coming Out: Ten Years Later

Filed by Michael Hamar | October 11, 2011 | 3:00 PM | comments

October 10 marks the tenth anniversary of the day I first came out to my former wife. I had struggled for 39 years trying to convince myself that what I knew in my heart about my sexual orientation was not really true.Read More


Betty White on her LGBT Fans and Being 'Hot'

Filed by Karen Ocamb | October 11, 2011 | 2:00 PM | comments

The world-premiere of Luciana and Betty White's "I'm Still Hot" will take place tonight online at 7PM Pacific (4PM Eastern) - the same time it debuts at The Abbey in West Hollywood.Read More


Can Gay Men Be Friends?

Filed by Anthony Carter | October 11, 2011 | 1:00 PM | comments

What do you do when you have decided that you will have a full bodied, powerful relationship with another gay man and there will be no sex? Period.Read More


Brown Signs Slew of Pro-Equality, Two Needle Exchange Bills

Filed by Karen Ocamb | October 11, 2011 | 12:00 PM | comments

While Gov. Jerry Brown's signing of the California Dream Act is getting most of the political attention - there are a slew of bills the governor signed that impact the lives of LGBT people and people with HIV/AIDS.Read More


Not Enough: Bid to Repeal LGBT History Bill Falls Short

Filed by Bil Browning | October 11, 2011 | 11:00 AM | comments

Supporters of an effort to overturn California's FAIR Education Act (SB 48), will not meet the required amount of signatures to place a repeal measure on the ballot.Read More


16 Reasons We Should Be Protesting

Filed by Leslie Robinson | October 11, 2011 | 10:00 AM | comments

LGBT folks are demonstrating from New York to Seattle and I'm pleased about that. I can think of a lot of reasons we should be involved in this fight, but here's the first sixteen that pop to mind.Read More


Romney Won't Answer

Filed by Ed Team | October 11, 2011 | 9:12 AM | comments

"Yes, just so long as - no, go ahead, but if it's the same question I don't have a new answer." -- GOP Presidential candidate Mitt Romney after being asked repeatedly about his views on marriage equality during a townhall...Read More


Roland Palencia Stepping Down as Equality California ED

Filed by Karen Ocamb | October 11, 2011 | 9:00 AM | comments

In a brief phone interview Monday night, Roland Palencia told me he was resigning as Executive Director of Equality California.Read More

Our Families: LGBT Latino Stories

Filed by Ed Team | October 11, 2011 | 8:00 AM | comments

Basic Rights Oregon's new three-part video series, Our Families, highlights the experiences of LGBT people of color. So to kick off National Coming Out Day, here's the video featuring Latino stories. There's also an Asian and Pacific Islander video...Read More