October 13, 2011


Desmond Tutu Writes American Presbyterians

Filed by Bil Browning | October 13, 2011 | 7:00 PM | comments

Tutu recently sent a letter to the leadership of the Presbyterian Church (USA) to welcome their decision to ordain non-celibate gay and lesbian ministers and give some support reminiscent of Paul's letters to the early churches.Read More


Welcome, '53 Percenters' To The 99%

Filed by Terrance Heath | October 13, 2011 | 6:00 PM | comments

It was inevitable that the success of Occupy Wall Street and "We Are the 99%" would spawn reactions and imitators on the right. But the newly launched "We Are the 53%" is the kind of contradiction that has become typical of conservatism.Read More

NYC Begins Fight for LGBT-Inclusive Education

Filed by Adam Polaski | October 13, 2011 | 5:00 PM | comments

On Tuesday, New York City lawmakers joined California by entering the ring of the fight for public grade school curriculum that discusses the achievements and influences of LGBT people throughout history. Read More


Point Foundation NYC Cornerstone Event Helps LGBT Collegians

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | October 13, 2011 | 4:00 PM | comments

The Point Foundation is one of my top LGBT causes because it helps guide our next-generation leaders and because it is so well-run, a class act all the way.Read More

Frank Kameny and Dan Choi

Rachel Maddow Memorializes Frank Kameny

Filed by Bil Browning | October 13, 2011 | 3:00 PM | comments

If you knew Frank, get out your tissues. You'll need them. If you didn't know him, you'll never know what a treasure our community has lost.Read More

Learn About Gay & Trans Kids? No. Have Them Protest Abortion? Okay.

Filed by Mercedes Allen | October 13, 2011 | 2:00 PM | comments

According to the Winnipeg Free Press, students are being given full credits for marching in an anti-abortion protest and principal David Hood is considering making it an official school activity.Read More


Playing the Last Scene of a Marriage

Filed by Mark S. King | October 13, 2011 | 1:00 PM | comments

"I'm not in love with you anymore." He said this at the dinner table as he made the first cut of his steak. I put down my own knife and fork and stared at him.Read More

Bryan Fischer Pleads Innocence

Filed by Ed Team | October 13, 2011 | 12:28 PM | comments

Poor picked on Bryan Fischer. He's on Mitt Romney's "hit list." After Romney tiptoed around condemning Fischer's "poisonous language," Fischer has come out to plead his innocence saying he doesn't know what Romney could possibly be referring to. RightWingWatch...Read More


Out Gay Soldier Announces Run for CO Statehouse

Filed by Bil Browning | October 13, 2011 | 12:00 PM | comments

Army veteran Brian Carroll announced today that he will seek a seat in the Colorado state House of Representatives. He is the first out gay servicemember to run for office since the repeal of Don't Ask Don't Tell.Read More


Right Wingers Trash Romney's Religion

Filed by Ed Team | October 13, 2011 | 11:50 AM | comments

"They have more people in the CIA, the FBI. They have an employment office for Mormons in D.C. to be able to infiltrate them into the government. They've been trying since the beginning to get someone in the presidency, because...Read More


Sunny 70s: Vintage Gay Nudist Magazine

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | October 13, 2011 | 11:00 AM | comments

The cover is coy, but the interior pages left nothing to the imagination.Read More


Video: Gay Rugby Player Comes Out to His Team

Filed by Alex Blaze | October 13, 2011 | 10:00 AM | comments

Here's a video of a college rugger coming out to his team, on MTV. The nervousness on the part of Nevin, the rugby player, is intense.Read More


Katherine Lee Bates: Author of 'America the Beautiful'

Filed by Guest Blogger | October 13, 2011 | 9:00 AM | comments

Katherine Lee Bates wrote "America the Beautiful," popularly known in the United States as "the other national anthem." Her ode has touched so many lives "from sea to shining sea."Read More