March 16, 2012


Indiana Revokes LGBT Youth Group's License Plate

Filed by Bil Browning | March 16, 2012 | 5:00 PM | comments

Homophobic Republican state senators got their wish. The Bureau of Motor Vehicles has revoked the Indiana Youth Group's specialty license plate for violating "state law and Indiana Administrative Code" by giving donors low number plates.Read More


Dharun Ravi Found Guilty of Invasion of Privacy in Spycam Trial

Filed by Karen Ocamb | March 16, 2012 | 4:00 PM | comments

Former Rutgers University student Dharun Ravi was found guilty of invasion of privacy and a number of bias intimidation counts in the cyberbullying trial that may have led to the suicide of Ravi's gay roommate, Tyler Clementi.Read More


President Obama Opposes North Carolina Marriage Amendment

Filed by Bil Browning | March 16, 2012 | 3:00 PM | comments

With so many states facing marriage equality issues this election year - both pro and con - many activists have demanded the President step forward and be the "fierce advocate" he claimed he'd be. Today, his campaign took the first step down that path.Read More


Luann: Having a Single Mother Makes You Gay

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 16, 2012 | 2:00 PM | comments

I remember this sort of pseudo-Freudianism that was more prominent in the media back when I was growing up; it is an attempt to shame parents with gay children and to make gay people believe that their sexual orientation comes entirely from a mistake made by someone else. This is part of an erstwhile successful agenda to make homosexuality a disease to be cured instead of a status of equal value to heterosexuality.Read More

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Dealing with Shame Can Be a Drag

Filed by Mark S. King | March 16, 2012 | 12:30 PM | comments

I didn't want to be known as a drag queen ("It's comedy! I'm a performer!" I would insist). It's strange, how those things about which we have drawn the most shame are also able to liberate us, not to mention help others.Read More


Going to Hell Edition [What You Need to Know]

Filed by Bil Browning | March 16, 2012 | 10:00 AM | comments

Here's a novel advertisement focused on the gay community. While the kitschy ad is meant to sell hardwood floors, my first thought was "Well, someone wants carpet."Read More

The Case That Brought Down the Sodomy Laws

Filed by Bil Browning | March 16, 2012 | 9:11 AM | comments

Lambda Legal has put out a 20 minute flick highlighting "the courtroom drama behind Lawrence v. Texas - the case that led the U.S. Supreme Court to strike down all remaining state sodomy laws and launched a new era...Read More


Margaret Cho: VIP Q Movie Pick

Filed by Jenni Olson | March 16, 2012 | 9:00 AM | comments

Today we're thrilled to share Margaret Cho's astute VIP Q Movie Pick selection. Read More


Vop Oslii: A Gracious Loser

Filed by Bil Browning | March 16, 2012 | 8:00 AM | comments

"Today, the Indiana Supreme Court ruled against the Democratic election challenge regarding who should serve as Secretary of State, and although I am disappointed by their decision, I respect the outcome of the case. It is my hope that Gov....Read More