Gay Icons and History: March 2012


Positive Thinking as a Cure for AIDS?

Filed by Toshio Meronek | March 29, 2012 | 3:30 PM | comments

At events she dubbed "Hayrides," Louise Hay raked in thousands of dollars from AIDS-afflicted audiences who paid her to help them heal using her meditation and positive-thinking techniques. Days, weeks, and months later many of these followers were dead.Read More


Like a Prayer, Like a Virgin, Like an Activist: In Defense of MDNA

Filed by Patrick J Hamilton | March 23, 2012 | 10:00 AM | comments

There's something else you can add to that list of things you can't bring up in polite conversation without fear of flare up. About music, a star, loyalty, age, originality, gay rights, and talent - the argument is about Madonna. Read More


Jim Flint: From Peoria to the Stars

Filed by Jesse Monteagudo | March 17, 2012 | 2:00 PM | comments

Jim Flint: The Boy from Peoria (Prairie Avenue Productions) is the second biography of a Chicago LGBT community icon by Windy City authors Tracy Baim and Owen Keehnen. Flint is best known as the founder of the Continental Pageant System.Read More


Margaret Cho: VIP Q Movie Pick

Filed by Jenni Olson | March 16, 2012 | 9:00 AM | comments

Today we're thrilled to share Margaret Cho's astute VIP Q Movie Pick selection. Read More


One of Us: St. Patrick's Place in Gay History

Filed by Guest Blogger | March 14, 2012 | 5:30 PM | comments

The next time you hear offensive remarks from a homophobic Irish neighbor or colleague, just point out to him: St Paddy was queer. Read More