November 22, 2011

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Your Thoughts? The HRC President Job Description

Filed by Viktor Kerney | November 22, 2011 | 6:00 PM | comments

The HRC has posted an ad, searching for a new President. All of the important pieces are included in the job description. But I would like to hear from you all on what should be added, specified or deleted from the description.Read More

Larry King's Father Talks about Plea Deal with Son's Killer

Filed by Karen Ocamb | November 22, 2011 | 5:00 PM | comments

Christina Gonzala of Fox LA News followed Brandon McInerney's murder trial and after the plea deal was reached Monday, she spoke with the father of gay murder victim Larry King.Read More

Signorile Named Huff Po Gay Editor-at-Large

Filed by Bil Browning | November 22, 2011 | 4:00 PM | comments

Michelangelo Signorile has been tapped to be the Editor-at-Large for Huff Po's new Gay Voices section. Signorile will continue to host his popular Sirius XM radio show.Read More


Thanksgiving & the Repeal of Don't Ask, Don't Tell

Filed by Guest Blogger | November 22, 2011 | 3:00 PM | comments

Regardless of one's personal feeling about the U.S. military, the repeal of Don't Ask, Don't Tell is cause for celebration by every member of the LBGT community on this Thanksgiving Day.Read More

Warning: Major Self Promoting

Filed by Sara Whitman | November 22, 2011 | 2:00 PM | comments

Ah, the Most Influential Women of Newton...Read More

Equality Matters Staffers Leave Org

Filed by Bil Browning | November 22, 2011 | 1:00 PM | comments

What happened to Equality Matters? The group was launched with great fanfare last year, but has slowly faded into nothingness.Read More


Meet the One Percent... And the 99 Percent

Filed by Terrance Heath | November 22, 2011 | 12:00 PM | comments

Being in the 99 percent, and living in Washington, DC, is to live and work in close proximity to the 1 percent. (Especially if you work in Capitol Hill.) When you do so on a daily basis, it's easy to forget that - as F. Scott Fitzgerald once wrote - "The rich are different from you and me."Read More

Beef for Thanksgiving: Vintage Hunks

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | November 22, 2011 | 11:00 AM | comments

A group of happy, healthy, and super-hunky lifeguards, ca. 1970s. Check out the front row left, for a sweet surprise.Read More

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Larry King Killer Gets 21 Years in Prison

Filed by Bil Browning | November 22, 2011 | 10:00 AM | comments

Brandon McInerney, the teenager who shot gay classmate Larry King twice in the back of the head during a computer lab class, will serve 21 years in prison after pleading guilty to second-degree murder.Read More


The Last Thanksgiving

Filed by Steve Ralls | November 22, 2011 | 9:00 AM | comments

Benjamin Anderson will spend this Thanksgiving packing. The Coast Guard resident is preparing to leave the United States because current immigration laws have made it nearly impossible for him to remain in the country he honorably served.Read More


Pope: AIDS Is an Ethical Problem

Filed by Bil Browning | November 22, 2011 | 8:30 AM | comments

"Above all, it is an ethical problem. The change of behavior that it requires - for example, sexual abstinence, rejection of sexual promiscuity, fidelity within marriage - ultimately involves the question of integral development, which demands a global approach and...Read More

Senator Apologizes to El Salvador Over 'Pro-Gay Agenda'

Filed by Bil Browning | November 22, 2011 | 8:00 AM | comments

Senator Jim DeMint, in a speech opposing interim Ambassador to El Salvador Mari Carmen Aponte, references an OpEd Aponte published in El Salvador applauding the country's record on LGBT right. The senator apologizes on behalf of the United States...Read More