December 21, 2011


What's Really Going on with House Republicans & Why It Matters to LGBT People

Filed by Karen Ocamb | December 21, 2011 | 6:00 PM | comments

Is House Speaker John Boehner really willing to allow for a tax increase because instead of the bipartisan two-month compromise worked out by the Senate - in order to help the working poor?Read More


Rick Santorum Wants to Win Over Gay Voters?

Filed by Viktor Kerney | December 21, 2011 | 5:00 PM | comments

During an interview on Fox News' On The Record, Rick Santorum said he has a plan to win over the LGBT community. Read More


Where There's a 'We,' There's a Will & a Way

Filed by Terrance Heath | December 21, 2011 | 4:15 PM | comments

Chalk it up to my ADD, but sometimes my brain finds connections the strangest, seemingly most disparate stories among the many I read online every day.Read More


Slow Posting: My Vanity Smurf Moment

Filed by Bil Browning | December 21, 2011 | 3:15 PM | comments

I'm not normally a vain person. Anyone who knows me will say I'm regularly unshaven, always wear a t-shirt, and, while I'm not a slob, I'm definitely "relaxed." Don't like how I look? That's your problem.Read More


Zimbabwe MP Arrested for Saying Prez Mugabe Is Gay

Filed by Bil Browning | December 21, 2011 | 1:30 PM | comments

You know what they say about the lady who protesteth too much...Read More


A New Place for Queer Homeless Youth in Atlanta

Filed by Toshio Meronek | December 21, 2011 | 12:00 PM | comments

Rick Westbrook and his Atlantan Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence are helping some queer youths facing a problem that affects the LGBTQ community more than almost any other segment of the population: homelessness.Read More


Canadian Official Asks Trans Woman to Accommodate 'Spooked' Royal Representative

Filed by Mercedes Allen | December 21, 2011 | 11:00 AM | comments

A human rights complaint has been filed against Northwest Territories' Finance Minister Michael Miltenberger over an incident that occurred during the December 9th visit to Aurora College by Canada's new Governor General, David Johnston.Read More


I'm Excited Again: Hobbit Trailer Released

Filed by Bil Browning | December 21, 2011 | 10:00 AM | comments

I have to wait until next December to see the flick? There's a year wait? Well, it's a good thing I'll have Men In Black 3 to tide me over, eh?Read More


Newt: Gays Should Vote for Obama

Filed by Bil Browning | December 21, 2011 | 9:19 AM | comments

"I asked him if he's elected, how does he plan to engage gay Americans. How are we to support him? And he told me to support Obama." -- Scott Arnold, an associate professor of writing at William Penn University, who...Read More

A Very Gaga Christmas

Filed by Ed Team | December 21, 2011 | 9:13 AM | comments

One of the numbers during the Portland Gay Men's Chorus's Christmas extravaganza was this rendition of several Lady Gaga songs complete with drag queen impersonations of the pop diva....Read More


Denver Broncos Pass on Making 'It Gets Better' Video

Filed by Viktor Kerney | December 21, 2011 | 9:00 AM | comments

Last week, a petition went out urging the Denver Broncos and Tim Tebow to make an 'It Gets Better' video. The petition quickly garnered 8000 signatures, however, yesterday morning the team passed on the idea.Read More