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  • God Hates Diet Pepsi

    A group that advocates "traditional family values" claims it has the signatures of 500,000 people who have pledged to boycott Pepsi over what it says are the company's activities promoting gay rights. The American Family Association, which boasts "2.5 mil...
  • Obama Will Speak at HRC's Pre-March Dinner. Why Now?

    He's been invited, but Barack Obama doesn't have any firm plans to attend the National Equality March on Oct. 11. But on Oct. 10? At HRC's annual dinner? He'll be there. Say what?  Obama and HRC have a long history together — particularly for a man who...
  • "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" Has Become, "Don't Ask"

    This one will further frustrate those pushing for a repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell… The White House is refusing to offer comment or clarification on the suggestion yesterday by Obama national security adviser James Jones that Obama may not be able...
  • Virulent Homophobe Behind Palin Memoir

    Sarah Palin's soon-to-be-released memoir was mostly written by Lynn Vincent, a woman blogger Andrew Sullivan calls a "fanatical homophobe." In his blog on TheAtlantic.com, Sullivan pulls quotes from pieces Vincent wrote for Christian publications that dec...
  • Sex And Sin

    Suppose the state made it a crime to masturbate. It is difficult to believe that a nation dedicated to "the pursuit of happiness" and the freedom, autonomy and privacy of the individual could possibly allow such a law.In 1568 Montgomery Highway v. City of...
  • Right-Wing Media Lynch Mob Gay-Baits White House, Facts Be Damned

    For the better part of a week, conservatives in the media have been on a witch hunt for Kevin Jennings, the director of the Department of Education's Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools....
  • Obama’s National Security Adviser Won’t Say When Obama Will Take On Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell

    This week, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) sent a letter to President Obama urging him to take a stand on repealing the Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell policy which bans gays from openly serving in the military. “As Congress considers legislative act...
  • Progress on Don't Ask, Don't Tell

    MORE PROGRESS ON DADT.... The tide continues to turn. In an unusual show of support for allowing gay men and lesbians to serve openly in the armed forces, an article in an official military journal argues forcefully for repealing the "don't ask, don't te...
  • Come Out, Come Out… …Or Not. Whatevs. It’s Cool.

    We find ourselves and we find our loves in our own unique ways – that’s just how it happens to be. For a whole bunch of us, this means we get caught in a closet (or ten) somewhere along the line. Fortunately, we get to decide for ourselves whether or ...
  • A Lexicon of LGBT Slang

    In our melting pot of a world, it’s not uncommon for individuals to speak more than one language—Spanish, Italian, Chinese…Gay? Yep, like most subcultures, the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) community has created its own dialect over the...