February 2, 2011

Why We Fought our High School (With Pictures)

Filed by Guest Blogger | February 02, 2011 | 7:00 PM | comments

Editors' note: Desiree Shelton is an out lesbian and a senior at Champlin Park High School, in Minnesota's Anoka-Hennepin School District. She and her girlfriend, Sarah Lindstrom, were elected to the school's Snow Days royalty court for the winter formal...Read More

Gay Beer

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 02, 2011 | 6:00 PM | comments

I know I worry about the queerness of the beer I drink: To compete with these giants, smaller breweries such as Minerva have started to target their products, and produce specialized beer. Jalisco based Minerva is producing its second lot...Read More

Podcast Interview Series: Phil Reese

Filed by Leone Kraus | February 02, 2011 | 5:00 PM | comments

Podcasts are an excellent social media tool that can be leveraged by the LGBT community to get their messages out to the world. According to 2010 research conducted by Edison Research, podcasts have grown over the past five years paving...Read More

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My Muscles, My Disease: Portrait of a Gay Drug Addict

Filed by Mark S. King | February 02, 2011 | 4:00 PM | comments

There is a folder, tucked within a folder, buried deep in my computer files. I shouldn't be looking at its contents, yet I can't bring myself to delete it altogether. It is labeled MARCUS, and inside the folder is my...Read More

If the Religious Right Would Just Take Art Appreciation 101

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 02, 2011 | 3:00 PM | comments

This is your laugh of the day. The Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery's board of regents voted to support the museum secretary's decision to remove David Wojnarowicz's "Fire in My Belly" from an exhibition a few months back. Here's the punchline:...Read More

Darling Demoiselles: Naughty Postcards Video

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | February 02, 2011 | 2:30 PM | comments

A new, delightfully breezy and totally retro video from my YouTube Erotogaphica collection featuring a hot selection of yummy ladies from the Roaring 20s. Models, showgirls, and women of easy virtue oh my! (Not to mention stockings, garters, chiffon, and...Read More

The Founding Fathers Supported Socialized Medicine

Filed by Terrance Heath | February 02, 2011 | 1:30 PM | comments

Those pesky founding fathers. You’d think guys who so long ago shuffled off that old mortal coil would find it harder to surprise us. With them safely dead for so long, you’d think we could easily appropriate and their past...Read More

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Breakfast without Bigotry Tomorrow

Filed by Mark S. King | February 02, 2011 | 12:30 PM | comments

If you're in Washington, DC, tomorrow, you might consider skipping the Egg McMuffin and checking out the "Breakfast Without Bigotry," a GetEQUAL event starting at 6:00 AM outside the Washington Hilton to protest the National Prayer Breakfast. The increasingly controversial...Read More

Gay Campus Advocacy Has Changed Over the Years

Filed by Guest Blogger | February 02, 2011 | 11:30 AM | comments

Editors' note: John D'Emilio teaches at the University of Illinois at Chicago. A pioneer in the field of gay and lesbian history and author or editor of half a dozen books, he was also the founding director of the Policy...Read More

Full Interview With POZ's Sean Strub

Filed by D Gregory Smith | February 02, 2011 | 10:30 AM | comments

There was so much to talk about, that we didn't have time to put it all on Same Sex Sunday! The full interview with Sean Strub, founder and editor of POZ Magazine and Senior Advisor to the Positive Justice Project...Read More

Students Protest ROTC's Transgender Exclusion

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 02, 2011 | 9:30 AM | comments

Stanford student groups are petitioning the school not to let ROTC back on campus: "Now, more than ever, is the time for college students across the country to take a stand and organize against transgender discrimination, an issue that has...Read More

Behind the scenes at the Emergency ADAP Summit

Filed by Mark S. King | February 02, 2011 | 8:30 AM | comments

Step behind the curtains of the 2011 Emergency ADAP Summit last weekend for a revealing look at activists trying to address the growing AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) crisis. In this video episode of My Fabulous Disease, you'll learn about...Read More


Psst, World Congress of Families, You're Not Helping Chick-fil-A

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 02, 2011 | 7:30 AM | comments

"I wish other corporations did half as much for the natural family, as Chick-fil-A, which promotes pro-family values through its WinShape Foundation, including helping orphans and sponsoring seminars that help people strengthen their marriages and become better parents." --Larry Jacobs...Read More

Young Man Raised by Two Women Speaks for Marriage

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 02, 2011 | 7:00 AM | comments

Zach Wahls, a 19-year-old Iowan raised by two women, talks about marriage during the hearing on a bill to ban same-sex marriage in Iowa. It passed the house....Read More