March 1, 2011

The Sandwich-Generation Lesbian

Filed by Leslie Robinson | March 01, 2011 | 7:00 PM | comments

Ever heard of the Lingerie Football League? It's a women's football league where the women wear helmets, shoulder pads, bras, panties and garters. Billed as "true fantasy football," the teams have names like the Los Angeles Temptation and the Dallas...Read More

Teaser: First Indiana Expose Tomorrow

Filed by Bil Browning | March 01, 2011 | 6:00 PM | comments

After I put out my call for dirt on hypocritical Indiana legislators who voted in favor of a marriage discrimination amendment, my inbox exploded and quite a few tips have led to some shocking revelations. Just as I was about...Read More

Why I Am an Evangelical Christian

Filed by Rev. Emily C. Heath | March 01, 2011 | 5:00 PM | comments

Growing up in the South, there was one phrase that could always strike terror in my heart: evangelical Christian. My town was overrun with Christians who claimed the label of "evangelical". For them, this did not mean spreading the good...Read More

UK Foster Parents Told They Can't Be Homophobic

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 01, 2011 | 3:30 PM | comments

A couple in the UK, which had previously fostered almost twenty children and was considered an exemplary foster parenting couple, were told several years ago that they couldn't foster anymore because they're homophobic. They sued, and the court sided with...Read More

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Touring an HIV+ Gay Sex Club: Serosorting in Action

Filed by Mark S. King | March 01, 2011 | 2:30 PM | comments

The idea that HIV positive people still want sex is as old as The Denver Principles, the 1983 manifesto drawn up by gay men with AIDS that demanded "as full and satisfying a sexual and emotional life as anyone else."...Read More

Designer John Galliano Confuses Fascism with Fashion

Filed by Bil Browning | March 01, 2011 | 1:30 PM | comments

What's the deal with the recent rash of celebrity implosions? I realize that there's always high drama surrounding these mostly nouveau riche stars and that addiction and mental illness often plays a role, but not since Mel Gibson's infamous racist...Read More

Four Ways to Improve Massachusetts' Anti-Bullying Law

Filed by Guest Blogger | March 01, 2011 | 12:30 PM | comments

Editors' note: Carly Burton is the Director of Public Policy and Political Affairs for MassEquality. Massachusetts' new anti-bullying law is a tremendous step forward in keeping students safer in our schools. But there are several ways to improve the law...Read More

One Queer Madisonian Reflects on Day 14 of the WI State Capitol Occupation

Filed by Caitlin Breedlove | March 01, 2011 | 11:30 AM | comments

I grew up in Madison, WI, and I would be the first to admit I did not think that a town that has mostly been known for its comfortable arm-chair liberal majority and the power they wield could do this....Read More

Justice Department Wants a Court to Strike Down DOMA

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 01, 2011 | 10:30 AM | comments

Something tells me the situation on DOMA is going to be murky for a while: The Justice Department says a lesbian federal employee should still be denied permission to add her wife to her health insurance despite the Obama administration's...Read More

Dreaming In The Dark: The Oscars

Filed by Terrance Heath | March 01, 2011 | 9:30 AM | comments

I watched the Oscars the other night, for what has to be at least the 30th time, because I’ve watched them every year since I was old enough to see movies and care about them. That would have been 1981....Read More

Why Lady Gaga's Video 'Born This Way' Gets It All Wrong

Filed by Leone Kraus | March 01, 2011 | 8:30 AM | comments

Lady Gaga's "Born This Way" music video is out and I couldn't be more disappointed. I'm disappointed because this is not my story and this video does not represent me, or any of my peers in the LGBT community. Sure,...Read More


No Middle Ground on Same-Sex Marriage

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 01, 2011 | 7:30 AM | comments

"I think this highly contentious subject matter with two totally polar opposite views in different chambers has been sort of foisted on the six of us. I am no longer comfortable trying to come and find the middle ground. And...Read More

John Boehner Says House Could Defend DOMA

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 01, 2011 | 7:00 AM | comments

John Boehner implies that House Republicans could take up the defense of DOMA....Read More