Media: March 2014


The 'Drag Race' Fiasco: A Battle For GLAAD's Soul?

Filed by Rebecca Juro | March 31, 2014 | 3:00 PM | comments

The old (rich, white, gay and lesbian-focused) GLAAD appears to have come into direct conflict with the new (trans-inclusive, trans-supportive, and relevant) GLAAD.Read More

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Newsweek Owner Endorses 'Pray Away the Gay' Quackery

Filed by John M. Becker | March 30, 2014 | 5:00 PM | comments

One of two new owners of Newsweek Magazine strongly endorses the discredited and dangerous "ex-gay" myth, but doesn't think his extremist views should matter at all.Read More

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No, Young Gay Men Are More Likely to Use Condoms

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 30, 2014 | 3:00 PM | comments

In my lived experience, it was always older men, not younger ones, who needed to be reminded about safe sex - and often several times. Research indicates that this is true.Read More

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TED Ed Kids' Videos Embrace Same-Sex Couples

Filed by Dana Rudolph | March 21, 2014 | 11:00 AM | comments

As a lesbian mom, I'm always on the lookout for children's books and media that are inclusive of same-sex relationships. So I was thrilled when I discovered two such videos from TED Ed.Read More

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Watch: LA Earthquake Hits During TV Morning Shows

Filed by John M. Becker | March 17, 2014 | 11:30 AM | comments

When a 4.4-magnitude earthquake struck the Los Angeles area this morning, news cameras on local morning shows were rolling.Read More


Networks Consult Anti-LGBT Extremists for 'Balance'

Filed by John M. Becker | March 07, 2014 | 5:00 PM | comments

Despite support for LGBT equality moving firmly into the mainstream, many reporters and news networks still routinely consult extremists and hate group leaders to appear "balanced" on LGBT issues.Read More

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'I'm Not Homophobic': Bigots Sometimes Lie

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 07, 2014 | 11:00 AM | comments

People have little trouble convincing themselves that their motives are good even when they're acting on baser instincts. Read More

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Wingnut Radio Host: Putin Invaded Crimea Because Drag Show

Filed by John M. Becker | March 06, 2014 | 2:30 PM | comments

American Family Association radio host Kevin McCullough thinks that Vladimir Putin moved into the Crimea because of a drag show held last Saturday on an air force base. Thanks, Obama.Read More

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Gays in the News! (Film at Eleven)

Filed by Jesse Monteagudo | March 03, 2014 | 4:30 PM | comments

The flurry of LGBT news stories in mainstream media shows that know that the world has taken notice of us -- not as sources of scandal but as people like everyone else.Read More