April 2, 2014

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Appleton Elects Wisconsin's First Openly Trans Official

Filed by John M. Becker | April 02, 2014 | 7:00 PM | comments

Last night, voters in the northeast Wisconsin city of Appleton made history by electing Gypsy Vered Meltzer, the state's first openly trans official, to the city council.Read More

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Nun Who Says Masturbation Makes You Gay Cancels Upcoming Speech

Filed by John M. Becker | April 02, 2014 | 5:45 PM | comments

There will be no encore performance for Sr. Jane Dominic Laurel, a nun who told high school students in a recent lecture that masturbation, pornography, and divorced parents can make you gay.Read More

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When People With HIV Became Suicide Bombers

Filed by Mark S. King | April 02, 2014 | 4:45 PM | comments

Laws in more than 30 states criminalize people with HIV for not disclosing their status to sexual partners - from assault to attempted murder to bioterrorism. In other words, defendants are guilty of living with HIV.Read More

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Here's Some Shirtless Rugby Players Dancing in the Rain

Filed by John M. Becker | April 02, 2014 | 3:00 PM | comments

I've got to start attending more rugby matches!Read More

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Pope Francis Preaches on Marriage, Conspicuously Omits Same-Sex Couples

Filed by John M. Becker | April 02, 2014 | 2:00 PM | comments

Can we please stop pretending this guy is some kind of fabulous LGBT ally now?Read More


Gay Men Attacked in Uganda, South Africa, Tanzania

Filed by John M. Becker | April 02, 2014 | 1:30 PM | comments

Gay men have been physically attacked in Uganda and South Africa, and are about to be legislatively attacked in Tanzania.Read More

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Republican House Candidate Is a Sexy Vampire?

Filed by Bil Browning | April 02, 2014 | 11:00 AM | comments

A conservative Christian Republican candidate for Congress has been exposed as a role-playing gamer neck deep into his role as a member of a group of goth-punks who dress up as vampires and werewolves for adult play.Read More

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Harvey Milk Stamp Design & Release Date Revealed

Filed by Andrew Markle | April 02, 2014 | 10:30 AM | comments

The long-awaited design for the U.S. Postal Service's Harvey Milk postage stamp was unveiled today.Read More

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Carmen Carrera Responds to 'Drag Race' Controversy

Filed by John M. Becker | April 02, 2014 | 10:00 AM | comments

"'Shemale' is an incredibly offensive term, and this whole business about if you can tell whether a woman is biological or not is getting kind of old."Read More


Mississippi Passes 'Right to Discriminate' Bill

Filed by John M. Becker | April 02, 2014 | 9:00 AM | comments

Last night, lawmakers in Mississippi passed an Arizona-style "right to discriminate" bill that would allow individuals and businesses to refuse to serve people or groups if they claim that their religion requires them to.Read More


Regnerus Still Sore After Michigan Smackdown

Filed by John M. Becker | April 02, 2014 | 8:00 AM | comments

In his first public comment since being shredded by a judge as "entirely unbelievable and not worthy of serious consideration," Mark Regnerus is complaining that the smackdown was ideologically driven.Read More