July 13, 2011


Should AIDS Activists & Pharma Just Get Along?

Filed by Mark S. King | July 13, 2011 | 7:00 PM | comments

In this video episode, I take you along to a community advisory board meeting for HIV drug manufacturer Janssen Therapeutics. There was something about the cordial way in which the invited HIV advocates provided helpful feedback to the pharmaceutical executives that felt... a little strange.Read More


Anti-Trans Company Producing PFLAG Merchandise

Filed by Tobi Hill-Meyer | July 13, 2011 | 6:00 PM | comments

OUT!wear, a company that produces gay and lesbian designs for shirts and clothing - including a line of PFLAG merchandise - has released a new design in preparation for the Michigan Women's Music Festival to promote the exclusion of trans women.Read More


In Memoriam: Betty Ford & AIDS

Filed by Guest Blogger | July 13, 2011 | 5:00 PM | comments

America had never seen a First Lady quite like Betty Ford. She was totally open about her views, her family's lives and her own struggles with addiction. That was also the case with HIV/AIDS.Read More


Same-Sex Parents in Texas

Filed by Jeff Lutes | July 13, 2011 | 4:00 PM | comments

My partner and our three kids were featured in a recent story about same-sex parents in Texas produced by Yimou Lee for an NPR affiliate. Yimou interviewed us at home talking about the common challenges and triumphs that most families share.Read More


URGENT: Call Gov Brown NOW and Tell Him to Sign the FAIR Education Act

Filed by Karen Ocamb | July 13, 2011 | 3:30 PM | comments

Gov. Jerry Brown may have a history of being pro-gay - but he also has a long history of being pro-farm worker and recently vetoed a bill dear to the United Farm Workers. Brown has an even longer history of being unpredictable.Read More


GLAAD Withdraws Support for AT&T Merger; Supports Net Neutrality

Filed by Bil Browning | July 13, 2011 | 2:30 PM | comments

In a letter sent to the FCC today by GLAAD's interim president, the media organization has withdrawn its previous support for the merger of AT&T and T-Mobile. The letter also strongly supports net neutrality.Read More


Mystery Muscle Hunk: Vintage Publicity Card

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | July 13, 2011 | 2:00 PM | comments

This remarkably handsome 19th century athlete will remain anonymous for now, unless one of you can identify him. Read More


Hahn Wins 36th Congressional Special Election

Filed by Karen Ocamb | July 13, 2011 | 1:00 PM | comments

After a very ugly four-month special election that saw one of the ugliest racist and sexist political ads in decades, LA City Councilmember Janice Hahn is headed to Washington to take the South Bay congressional seat vacated by former Rep. Jane Harman.Read More


IL: Judge Halts State from Ending Catholic Charities Adoption Contracts

Filed by Waymon Hudson | July 13, 2011 | 12:00 PM | comments

Illinois has decided to end its involvement and financial contracts for Catholic Charities' adoption and foster services in the wake of the religious organization's refusal to follow the state's new civil unions law and existing anti-discrimination policies.Read More


Romney Rejects Anti-Gay 'Pledge'

Filed by Bil Browning | July 13, 2011 | 11:00 AM | comments

GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney has declined to sign on to a religious right-sponsored anti-gay statement, calling it "undignified."Read More


Ohio Supreme Court Severs Co-Parent Relationship

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | July 13, 2011 | 10:00 AM | comments

When is a parent not a parent? When you're in Ohio.Read More

Victory for the Atlanta Eagle

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | July 13, 2011 | 9:00 AM | comments

It's been a long, arduous battle to get the Atlanta Police Department to admit wrong-doing.Read More


California Approves NARTH to Give Education Credits To Therapists

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | July 13, 2011 | 8:00 AM | comments

California therapists can renew their licenses using credits from an organization that teaches "ex-gay" therapy.Read More


The Black LGBT Professional Class - Don't Ask, Don't Tell

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | July 13, 2011 | 7:00 AM | comments

"Many professionals are out in their community but private in the world. There's a healthy Black, educated professional class of the gay, lesbian, and transgender community in this country. But there's no recognition of their existence. There's no protection for...Read More

Top 5 Reasons to Ban Gay Marriage

Filed by Bil Browning | July 13, 2011 | 7:00 AM | comments

FCKH8.com: Top 5 Reasons 2 Ban Gay Marriage (LOL) from FCKH8.com on Vimeo. FCKH8's latest video has hit the web - "The Top 5 Reasons 2 Ban Gay Marriage." When I heard there were two twelve year old boys kissing...Read More