June 14, 2012


After 40 Years, PA Democrats Come Out Strong on Equality

Filed by Mark Segal | June 14, 2012 | 5:30 PM | comments

Bet you didn't know that Pennsylvania was in the vanguard of the push for LGBT equality. That was 37 years ago, when it was called lesbian and gay rights, and we were called gay activists.Read More

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Melissa Etheridge Rocks Pittsburgh Pride After They 'Show Her the Money'

Filed by Sue Kerr | June 14, 2012 | 4:00 PM | comments

When I first read that rock legend Melissa Etheridge would be performing her first Pride event in my hometown of Pittsburgh, I was somewhat skeptical - why Pittsburgh? Turns out it was because they "showed me the money."Read More

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LAUSD Gives Middle Finger to Anti-Gay Religious Right

Filed by Karen Ocamb | June 14, 2012 | 1:30 PM | comments

While "protecting" students is axiomatic, actively incorporating lessons about LGBT people into public schoolrooms is not - even though California's FAIR Act has been in effect since January.Read More


MT Senator Baucus Endorses Marriage Equality

Filed by D Gregory Smith | June 14, 2012 | 12:00 PM | comments

Say what you will about Max Baucus - and we have - but this gives me a moment of pride.Read More


Turn Your Kid Straight With a MacBook Pro? [Updated]

Filed by Bil Browning | June 14, 2012 | 11:00 AM | comments

Oh, for pity's sake. The sheer idiocy shown in this Craigslist ad is remarkable.Read More


Judy Freudberg: 1949-2012

Filed by Jessica Max Stein | June 14, 2012 | 10:00 AM | comments

Judy Freudberg, who wrote for Sesame Street for 40 years, passed away on Monday. In this exclusive interview she talks about her experience writing and being out on the Street. Read More