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  • Happy Juneteenth

    While the SCOTUS is on the verge of rolling back yet another civil rights protection, we can at least celebrate the end of slavery in this nation. ...
  • Obama Administration Set To Hold Powwow With Big Gay Groups

    The Obama Justice Department has reached out to major gay rights organizations and scheduled a private meeting for next week ...
  • A Letter to Tim Kaine - Why I Won't Join the Presidential Partners

    It is clear that Obama has decided to expend as little political capital as possible on LGBT issues, and that the most we will get from this administration is likely to be lip service....
  • Gay Comics Without Borders for Pride Month

    For LGBT comics, Gay Pride Month is like our national trade show. Comic troubadours fan out across the land to Gay Pride parades, rallies, block parties, garden parties, and hootenannies. ...
  • Gays in Great Danger in Iraq

    After months of silence, the US State Department finally condemns the murders of 24 young men who were gay, or perceived to be gay....
  • Over the Rainbow? Redesigning the Gay Flag

    In honor of Gay Pride Month, the folks at WNYC's Studio 360 have suggested that the gay flag needs a makeover. ...
  • The Virginity Movement, Rebranded

    It might sound milder, and appear hipper, but it traffics in the same old sexism.  ...
  • Cambodia Forcibly Relocates 20 HIV+ Families to Remote 'AIDS Colony'

    The families have been housed in designated shacks made of a distinctively colored green metal, which sets these homes apart from others in the immediate area....
  • Being Gay: It's Who I Am

    The most common criticism of the gay movement by straight people has been that it makes a public issue out of something that ought to remain private....
  • Where Is My Martin Luther Queen?

    Why isn't the gay community being more demanding of this president? And why isn't he more understanding of our position? It's time for us to lose our patience. It's his job to be our leader. ...
  • Free Advance Directives From Rainbow Law

    For several years, Rainbow Law has been providing FREE Advance Directives a Living Will, Medical Power of Attorney and Durable Power of Attorney for Finances to any gay or lesbian person who requests them.  ...
  • Moving Toward Equality for Federal Employees

    The presidential memorandum signed yesterday gives domestic partners some of the benefits granted to spouses of federal employees....
  • Obama and the Gays: The Ruthless 6 Part Strategy?

    Yesterday's  announcement might be part of a larger strategy by the administration to triangulate two different constituencies on gay issues -- thereby appearing to be concerned about all while satisfying none. ...
  • FLASHBACK: Ensign Called On Clinton To Resign After Admitting Affair — ‘He Has No Credibility Left’

    Republican Sen. John Ensign of Nevada, a leading conservative mentioned as a potential presidential candidate, admitted he had an extramarital affair with a woman who was a member of his campaign staff....
  • Gay America, Just Wait Another Seven Years

    Before the sun sets on the Obama Administration, maybe he'll deliver on what he promised on gay rights....
  • Obama's Marriage Defense Shouldn't Surprise or Anger Anyone

    President Barack Obama's unshakeable personal, political and legal belief is that the only marriage that can be called marriage is between a man and a woman....
  • Rachel Maddow Takes On Obama Over Defense Of Marriage Act

    Maddow interviews Howard Dean about the homophobic language used by the Obama Justice Department last Thursday in its brief in support of the Defense of Marriage Act. ...
  • São Paulo, Brazil: Home of the World's Largest Pride Celebration

    It is estimated that up to three million people, including 400,000 tourists, crowded along the 3-kilometer stretch of Paulista Avenue, the city's main thoroughfare, to celebrate. ...
  • Under Siege In The Closet; Scared To Come Out Of It.

    The closet becomes your own prison and it changes you. It is a constant siege, without end or relief. You push away from any real connections: the level of trust is an inch deep....
  • Has Obama Administration Gone Over to the Dark Side in LGBT Issues?

    For the second time in recent months, the Justice Department has filed a brief with a federal court arguing that a federal law that was on candidate Barack Obama's hit list was in fact constitutional.  ...