November 9, 2011


Shooting the Rapids with 12 Gay Men for 8 Days!

Filed by Father Tony | November 09, 2011 | 5:30 PM | comments

When Alyson Adventures' Zach Moses suggested I join their "all gay male 8 day whitewater rafting/hiking tour of the Grand Canyon" I gamely agreed, thinking that an invitation made by a naked guy poolside at the Island House in Key West would be soon forgotten.Read More


Mesmerizing Murmurmation

Filed by Terrance Heath | November 09, 2011 | 4:30 PM | comments

I stumbled across this video while going through my RSS feeds, and found it rather hypnotic. I think you'll enjoy it too. What have you witnessed on this living planet that takes your breath away?Read More


Anti-Abortion Lobby Dances on Graves

Filed by Mercedes Allen | November 09, 2011 | 3:30 PM | comments

Anti-abortion "news" websites Human Life International World Watch and Canada's LifeSiteNews have co-published an article cheering Nigeria proposed legislation to ban same-sex marriage, calling the bill something that "pro-life and pro-family supporters" should rally behind.Read More


Who's 'Hotter' Michelle Obama or Hillary Clinton?

Filed by Karen Ocamb | November 09, 2011 | 2:30 PM | comments

After asking the usual red carpet questions over the past year, Renee and Mary Jo asked celebrities who they think is "hotter" - Michelle Obama or Hillary Clinton? Some interesting answers in their fun little film.Read More


Victory Fund-Endorsed 22-Year-Old Wins Mayoral Race

Filed by Adam Polaski | November 09, 2011 | 1:00 PM | comments

Last night, a 22-year-old, Alex Morse, won his race for the mayoral seat in Holyoke, Mass. The openly gay man had previously been endorsed by the Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund. Read More

Broward Commission - 2011-11-08 14.30.40.jpg

Equal Benefits Ordinance Enacted in Broward County, Florida

Filed by Michael Emanuel Rajner | November 09, 2011 | 12:00 PM | comments

Yesterday Broward County, Florida sent a strong message to assure its LGBT-residents that they embrace the county's rich diversity and value all families who call south Florida home.Read More


Sing if You're Glad to Be Gay

Filed by Alex Blaze | November 09, 2011 | 11:00 AM | comments

I found this video on YouTube yesterday for "Glad to Be Gay" by Tom Robinson Band. The song was written in 1978 in the hey-day of London's punk rock scene, not even a decade after homosexuality was legalized in the UK.Read More


Toronto Zoo to Separate Gay Penguins

Filed by Bil Browning | November 09, 2011 | 10:00 AM | comments

With news that the Toronto Zoo is planning to separate famous gay penguins Buddy and Pedro, the LGBT blogosphere has exploded. The two are African Jackass Penguins - an endangered species.Read More


Liz Mathis Wins! Marriage Safe in Iowa for Now

Filed by Joe Mirabella | November 09, 2011 | 9:00 AM | comments

Pro-equality Senate Majority Leader Mike Gronstal will welcome Liz Mathis to the Iowa Senate. She supports marriage for all of Iowa's families, and has guaranteed a Democratic majority for the pro-marriage Iowa Senate for now.Read More


AZ Top Ed Chief Apologizes for Anti-Gay Remarks

Filed by Ed Team | November 09, 2011 | 8:48 AM | comments

"Every child deserves to learn in a safe, healthy and positive educational environment, one that celebrates all our differences rather than one that alienates others for being different. While I cannot undo what I have said in the past, I...Read More

Gay Congressmembers: It Gets Better

Filed by Ed Team | November 09, 2011 | 8:40 AM | comments

Congress' openly gay members created an It Gets Better video that was released yesterday. Congresswoman Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) and Congressmen Barney Frank (D-MA), Jared Polis (D-CO), and David Cicilline (D-RI) talk about their own coming out stories....Read More


How HRC Can Partner with the Larger Community

Filed by Matt Foreman | November 09, 2011 | 12:01 AM | comments

To many of our opponents and even to many allies, the LGBT movement is a cohesive force for change. The reality is that we are two separate movements: the Human Rights Campaign and everyone else. Read More