Gay Icons and History: June 2012


Dis-membering Stonewall

Filed by Rev Irene Monroe | June 25, 2012 | 2:00 PM | comments

Friday, June 27th, was the last day of school that year. It started out no differently than any hot and humid summer Friday night in my neighborhood - but then the Stonewall riot happened.Read More


Outlaw Marriages Past & Present

Filed by Jesse Monteagudo | June 22, 2012 | 1:00 PM | comments

The current campaign for and against "gay marriage" often ignores the fact that same-sex couples are not a recent phenomenon but in fact have been around for centuries.Read More


How to Survive a Plague: Telling Stories

Filed by Steven Cheslik-DeMeyer | June 21, 2012 | 12:30 PM | comments

This weekend, as we celebrate the anniversary of the Stonewall riots, I want to remind everyone that Stonewall was important but it was the 80s when things really started to change. Read More


Politics & Pride: Learning from Our History

Filed by Waymon Hudson | June 19, 2012 | 1:00 PM | comments

Now, more than ever, LGBT Pride celebrations need be something more. We need to put the politics back in Pride. We need to be asking people to not only celebrate our community, but also educate and agitate as well. Read More


Judy Freudberg: 1949-2012

Filed by Jessica Max Stein | June 14, 2012 | 10:00 AM | comments

Judy Freudberg, who wrote for Sesame Street for 40 years, passed away on Monday. In this exclusive interview she talks about her experience writing and being out on the Street. Read More


The Gay Popes

Filed by Jesse Monteagudo | June 03, 2012 | 10:00 AM | comments

There have been 265 popes - from St. Peter to Benedict XVI - and they include good popes, bad popes and mediocre popes. Some of them were even gay. Read More