Gay Icons and History: May 2009

Judy Shepard meets Obama in Oval Office

Filed by Bil Browning | May 21, 2009 | 11:30 AM | comments

President Barack Obama meets with Judy Shepard, mother of Matthew Shepard, in the Oval Office Wednesday, May 20, 2009. (Official White House photo by Pete Souza)...Read More

Goodbye, Octavia St. Laurent

Filed by Monica Roberts | May 20, 2009 | 11:30 AM | comments

The first time I saw Octavia St. Laurent , I was at the River Oaks Theater back home watching the 1990 blockbuster documentary Paris Is Burning. I was starting my own transition at the time and the movie was on...Read More

On the 89th anniversary of the canonization of Joan of Arc

Filed by Father Tony | May 16, 2009 | 10:00 AM | comments

She heard voices when she was twelve years old. She was a peasant girl who demanded audience with feuding French royals. She rode into battle in a man's armor. A political casualty, she was imprisoned by the English and continued...Read More


Filed by John Shields | May 10, 2009 | 10:00 AM | comments

I was incredibly fortunate to see the premiere of OUTRAGE on Friday night in Washington, D.C. The film, based on the who, what, when, where and why of politics, is a very clear and concise look inside how hanging out...Read More

Kramer Vs. Kramer

Filed by Eric Leven | May 04, 2009 | 4:30 PM | comments

According to GayCityNews one of my favorite middle fingers in the gay community, Larry Kramer, spoke at his alma mater, Yale, for failing to secure the course of Gay History at the Ivy League school. Kramer also didn't hold back...Read More