Gay Icons and History: January 2013

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Did MLK Have an LGBTQ Dream, Too?

Filed by Rev Irene Monroe | January 20, 2013 | 3:00 PM | comments

As I learn more about Martin Luther King Jr.'s philandering, sexist attitude toward women and his tepid relationship with gay March on Washington organizer Bayard Rustin, I wonder if King would support LGBTQ rights?Read More


Before DOMA: Sacred Homosexuality in Hawaii

Filed by Davina Kotulski | January 17, 2013 | 2:30 PM | comments

Genora Dancel sued the state Hawaii in 1990 for marriage - the case that sparked the passage of DOMA.Read More


Harvey Milk Airport & LGBT Superlatives

Filed by John M. Becker | January 16, 2013 | 11:30 AM | comments

While reaction to the proposed renaming among the LGBT community has been quite positive, some have expressed exasperation about what they view as an endless succession of LGBT superlatives.Read More

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Legendary Author Patricia Nell Warren: Ever the Front Runner

Filed by Kergan Edwards-Stout | January 14, 2013 | 11:30 AM | comments

"The Front Runner" author (and Bilerico contributor) Patricia Nell Warren sits down with fellow author (and Bilerico contributor) Kergan Edwards-Stout to discuss her body of work, as well as what she next has up her sleeve. Read More


Trans Beauty Kylan Wenzel Competes in Miss California Pageant This Weekend

Filed by Karen Ocamb | January 11, 2013 | 3:30 PM | comments

"For transgender individuals... you have to act like you are Miss Universe, or you are the woman you see yourself being." Kylan Wenzel said during her interview. Read More


A Heritage of Words

Filed by Jesse Monteagudo | January 08, 2013 | 10:00 AM | comments

As a gay writer, I am particularly intrigued by lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered slang (also known as gayspeak), and by the words that are used to describe us; both by ourselves and by others. Read More


The Top 25 Things That Owe Their Existence to the LGBT Community

Filed by Guest Blogger | January 07, 2013 | 1:30 PM | comments

25 things that the world would be poorer for, if it was not for the contributions of LGBTQ individuals. Anything you'd add to the list?Read More

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The Private War That Killed Spencer Cox

Filed by Mark S. King | January 03, 2013 | 10:00 AM | comments

AIDS did not kill Spencer Cox in the first, bloodiest battles of the 1980's. It spared him that.Read More