July 17, 2013


Opera Star Dedicates Performance to Gay Bullying Victim

Filed by John M. Becker | July 17, 2013 | 5:00 PM | comments

International opera superstar Joyce DiDonato is dedicating her performance in Santa Fe tonight to the memory of gay New Mexico teen bullying victim Carlos Vigil and his family.Read More


Newlywed With Terminal Cancer Hopes to Go to Disneyland

Filed by Karen Ocamb | July 17, 2013 | 4:00 PM | comments

This month, Pam Holt -- terminally ill with cancer, with less than a year to live -- was finally able to marry the love of her life, Helen Anderson. The couple hopes to go on a honeymoon before it's too late.Read More


A Totally Gay Tour of Congressional Cemetery

Filed by Mark S. King | July 17, 2013 | 2:30 PM | comments

You haven't lived until you've hosted a game show in a cemetery. There I was, engaged in complete silliness while standing directly over the remains of more than 25,000 of the dearly departed. And I was doing it with the authorities.Read More

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Porterville, CA Council Rolls Back LGBT Pride

Filed by Guest Blogger | July 17, 2013 | 1:00 PM | comments

The city council in Porterville, CA voted last night to rescind its LGBT Pride Month proclamation. Civil disobedience following the vote resulted in three arrests and chaos on the dais. Watch here.Read More

Getting Religion Out of the Marriage Business, Part I

Filed by Michael Knaapen | July 17, 2013 | 11:30 AM | comments

Marriage has molted countless arcane practices and beliefs in each new season of enlightenment, but it still has one prominent vestige to shed: religion. Read More


Pride in the Hamptons

Filed by John M. Becker | July 17, 2013 | 9:30 AM | comments

Earlier this month, Michael and I had the privilege of attending Pride in the Hamptons in beautiful East Hampton, NY. Over $100,000 was raised for Live Out Loud, an LGBT youth organization.Read More