January 12, 2012

Will Canada Nullify Non-Canadian Same-Sex Marriages?

Filed by Mercedes Allen | January 12, 2012 | 7:00 PM | comments

A government lawyer in Canada entered a submission in a divorce case involving a couple from Florida and the United Kingdom stating that a same-sex marriage performed in Canada is not a legal marriage if the couple does not live in Canada. Read More


Are We Ready to Laugh at Tracy Morgan's Homophobia?

Filed by Adam Polaski | January 12, 2012 | 6:00 PM | comments

Tina Fey and the writers of 30 Rock are spinning off Tracy Morgan's homophobic rant from last summer into a subplot of an upcoming episode of the hit, Emmy-winning NBC show.Read More


Anti-Trans Policies at Gay/Lesbian Newspaper 'Xtra'

Filed by Tobi Hill-Meyer | January 12, 2012 | 5:00 PM | comments

Xtra, Canada's gay and lesbian newspaper, has been creating a stir with ethical concerns over the treatment of trans people interviewed for their paper. Read More


Illinois Looking Toward Marriage Equality

Filed by Waymon Hudson | January 12, 2012 | 4:00 PM | comments

A group of Illinois legislators and organizations have held meetings to strategize on moving from civil unions to full marriage equality for LGBT couples. I do not delude myself into thinking this will be an easy process. But we need to take the first step. Read More


Ohio Passes Weak Anti-Bullying Bill

Filed by Adam Polaski | January 12, 2012 | 3:00 PM | comments

On Monday, Ohio lawmakers approved an anti-bullying bill. The problem, however, is that the bill doesn't specifically delineate the real or perceived characteristics of students that are protected by the bill, including race, sexual orientation, gender identity or disability.Read More


The Queer Guide to Sundance Film Festival 2012

Filed by Jenni Olson | January 12, 2012 | 2:00 PM | comments

Once again, movie lovers and industry insiders will be gathering in Park City, Utah this month for the annual independent film orgy known as the Sundance Film Festival with additional action unspooling at the longstanding alternative event known as Slamdance.Read More

Pink Elephant

What's Wrong with Gay Republicans?

Filed by Michael Hamar | January 12, 2012 | 1:00 PM | comments

I'd love to hear how gay Republicans honestly justify supporting a political party that hates them and seeks to keep them less than full citizens.Read More


Obama Sings Lady Gaga's 'Born This Way'

Filed by Bil Browning | January 12, 2012 | 12:00 PM | comments

President Obama doesn't necessarily "sing" Lady Gaga's Born This Way, but he does do a damn good, shall we say, "spoken word performance."Read More

Supreme Court

Supreme Court: Churches Don't Need To Follow The Law

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | January 12, 2012 | 11:00 AM | comments

Yesterday, the Supreme Court laid a wrecking ball to the First Amendment, placing a large shield around religious employers that violate workplace laws, or really, any laws.Read More


Mere Ghosts of Themselves: Bizarre Photo

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | January 12, 2012 | 10:00 AM | comments

Either something went terribly wrong with the exposure when the 1920s photographer attempted to capture this group of swank dandies, or it was a deliberate trick photograph (very popular in the day).Read More


This Doesn't Bode Well for Romney

Filed by Bil Browning | January 12, 2012 | 9:13 AM | comments

"Middle Americans have no reason to turn to someone like Romney as an alternative to the failed policies of Obama. He has managed to be on all sides of an issue depending on the place and time his political ambitions...Read More

Betty White: Off Their Rockers

Filed by Bil Browning | January 12, 2012 | 9:04 AM | comments

Betty White's new candid camera-style show debuts soon on NBC. From the look of this promo, I'll be watching and giggling for every episode....Read More

Marching with a rainbow flag at the National Equality March

DC Marriage Equality Opponent Changes Sides

Filed by Bil Browning | January 12, 2012 | 9:00 AM | comments

NOM's favorite DC would-be city councilor probably isn't on the Christmas card list any longer.Read More