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Sunday, October 30, 2005

Boy George was having trouble with gay hustler for hire

Page Six revealed what actually took place that night, delivering the first plausible explanation for the series of events... View more.... [Date: 17-Oct-05 ]

Deliberations begin in lesbian minister Beth Stroud's case

The nine members of the Top Methodist Council have begun deliberating lesbian minister Beth Stroud\'s case. You probably remember... View more.... [Date: 28-Oct-05 ]

Saturday, October 29, 2005

Gay rights case will be heard by Sandra Day O'Connor

Washington DC: Now that Harriet Miers nomination has been withdrawn, thank our heavenly stars, it looks like Justice Sandra Day... View more.... [Date: 28-Oct-05 ]

George Takei, Star Trek's Sulu, comes out about being gay

George Takei George Takei, Mr. Sulu of Star Trek fame, has come out about being gay in the current... View more.... [Date: 28-Oct-05 ]

Rosie Lugosi's lesbian stalker loses review bid

Honor Donnelly, the lesbian stalker who had a restraining order placed on her after she became obsessed with Vampire... View more.... [Date: 28-Oct-05 ]

Annoying lesbian Mary Cheney hired by annoying AOL

USA: Mary Cheney, the disappointing lesbian daughter of Vice President Dick Cheney, has been hired by the equally annoying AOL.... View more.... [Date: 28-Oct-05 ]

Halloween in the Castro is scary indeed

Half a million people crowded into the Castro on Halloween night in 2002, the year before the city took... View more.... [Date: 29-Oct-05 ]

Rosie Lugosi's lesbian stalker loses review bid

Honor Donnelly, the lesbian stalker who had a restraining order placed on her after she became obsessed with Vampire...
[Date: 28-Oct-05 ]

Annoying lesbian Mary Cheney hired by annoying AOL

USA: Mary Cheney, the disappointing lesbian daughter of Vice President Dick Cheney, has been hired by the equally annoying AOL....
[Date: 28-Oct-05 ]

Halloween in the Castro is scary indeed

Half a million people crowded into the Castro on Halloween night in 2002, the year before the city took...
[Date: 29-Oct-05 ]

Friday, October 28, 2005

Lesbian to head New Zealand Methodist Church

New Zealand: With no other nominations being received the Reverend Diana Tana, a lesbian, is set to become the new... View more.... [Date: 17-Oct-05 ]

Judge says no to Love In Action injunction

U.S. District Judge Bernice Donald refused to allow the Love In Action ex-gay ministry to continue treating people who... View more.... [Date: 24-Oct-05 ]

Cape Town health chief challenges gay blood donor ban

South Africa: Cape Town\'s health chief Dr Ivan Toms has publicly challenged the local blood transfusion service over now allowing... View more.... [Date: 27-Oct-05 ]

Lisburn gay civil union ban to be challenged in court

UK: The Lisburn City Council faces a legal case if it doesn\'t overturn it\'s decision to ban the use of... View more.... [Date: 27-Oct-05 ]

Michigan voters favor benefits for same-sex partners

Michigan: New poll revealed forty-seven percent of Michigan voters support the court ruling that allows governments and universities to provide... View more.... [Date: 27-Oct-05 ]

Lesbian Keisha Sean Waites blasts George Equality endorsement

Georgia: Lesbian City Council candidate Keisha Sean Waites blasted the states most prominent gay political group as "impotent" for endorsing... View more.... [Date: 27-Oct-05 ]

Madonna hopes she is still the biggest gay icon of all time

In an interview with Attitude Magazine, when Madonna was asked about her gay icon status she said she "hopes"... View more.... [Date: 27-Oct-05 ]

Thursday, October 27, 2005

Guard who raped lesbian loses appeal

Scotland: A security guard who raped a lesbian lost an appeal against his conviction. Kenneth Blyth tried to have his... View more.... [Date: 26-Oct-05 ]

Guard who raped lesbian loses appeal

Scotland: A security guard who raped a lesbian lost an appeal against his conviction. Kenneth Blyth tried to have his...
[Date: 26-Oct-05 ]

Wednesday, October 26, 2005

French safe countries list not safe for gays

France: A support group for LGBT asylum seekers has started a petition against the French government's list of "safe countries"...
[Date: 26-Oct-05 ]

Tuesday, October 25, 2005

30th Anniversary FAGC poster creates controversy

Spain: The FAGC, the Catalan gay liberation front, celebrated its 30th anniversary this weekend. An exhibition celebrating the history of...
[Date: 25-Oct-05 ]

Poland elects homophobic Lech Kaczynski president

Polands wingnuts won the presidential election yesterday, electing Warsaw's gay-pride-banning mayor Lech Kaczynski as their new leader. Kaczynski said,...
[Date: 25-Oct-05 ]

Boy George, homeless in the UK, moves into a hotel

I\'ve told you that Boy George flew to London to escape the manic publicity he was receiving in New... View more.... [Date: 24-Oct-05 ]

Jeff Stryker and Lady Bunny, together at last

Lady Bunny performed at Hustlaball, the event that is as she put it, "Berlin\'s fairground for male prostitutes catering... View more.... [Date: 24-Oct-05 ]

Stephanie Booth fights to save Wrexham football club

Stephanie Booth isn\'t your typical football club owner. The 59-year-old businesswoman has made several fortunes since losing her high-profile... View more.... [Date: 25-Oct-05 ]

Maine discrimination law includes transgender protections

Maine: You already know that the fate of Maine\'s anti-discrimination law is in the hands of the voters November 8th.... View more.... [Date: 25-Oct-05 ]

Gay Pakistani organizer Anouar Aurangzeb denied asylum

Anouar Aurangzeb, pictured, has had his application for French asylum declined for the second time this year. Aurangzeb, 27,... View more.... [Date: 25-Oct-05 ]

Monday, October 24, 2005

Gay marriage in Texas brings out the homophobic seniors

Texas: Why is the Brownsville Herald giving this ignorant homophobe so much press? Dagoberto Barrera, 73, says Proposition 2 is... View more.... [Date: 18-Oct-05 ]

Jurors reject gay inmate Roderick Johnson's prison rape lawsuit

Jurors in Wichita rejected Roderick Johnson\'s federal lawsuit claiming that six prison officials violated his constitutional right against cruel... View more.... [Date: 19-Oct-05 ]

Palm Beach County approves more expensive benefits for domestic partners

Florida: Gay, lesbian and other unmarried Palm Beach County employees can receive taxpayer-backed health benefits for their domestic partners, but... View more.... [Date: 19-Oct-05 ]

Transgender women denied entrance to Cheshire Inn

Missouri: Transgendered woman Sharon Dewitt says she and a friend were denied entry to athe Cheshire Inn restaurant and bar... View more.... [Date: 19-Oct-05 ]

Massachusetts gay marriage ballot issue riddled with accusations

Massachusetts: We say signature gatherers are using "bait and switch" tactics to dupe voters into signing anti-gay marriage ballot question... View more.... [Date: 19-Oct-05 ]

Sunday, October 23, 2005

13-year-old arrested for Jody Dobrowski gay bash murder

A 13-year-old boy has been arrested and released on bail in connection with the murder of Jody Dobrowski. Two... View more.... [Date: 19-Oct-05 ]

Officials order removal of LGBT Center art over complaint

Officials at the University of Michigan-Flint have ordered the removal of a nude charcoal drawing of an angel with... View more.... [Date: 20-Oct-05 ]

Indian Planning Commission encourages legalizing homosexuality

India: Gautam Bhan\'s editorial looks at the Planning Commissions recent statement encouraging legalizing homosexuality and sex work, recommendations submitted to... View more.... [Date: 20-Oct-05 ]

Noah's Arc premiere brings gay black life to television

Noah\'s Arc finally premiered last night on Logo, a combination of "Sex in the City" meets "Soul Food" with... View more.... [Date: 20-Oct-05 ]

Audlem gay bashers get off with a hand slap

Two gay friends, Scott Austin, 26, and Oliver Whitlock, 34, were attacked in the UK village of Audlem last... View more.... [Date: 21-Oct-05 ]

Prosecutors drop charges against kindergarten trespassing Parker

Boston: David Parker was scheduled to go to trial for his refusal to leave his son\'s kindergarten class after protesting... View more.... [Date: 21-Oct-05 ]

Andre warns French parliament to uphold gay discrimination

During the traditional mass offered to MPs for the start of the new parlamentary session, the Archbishop of Paris,... View more.... [Date: 21-Oct-05 ]

Brazil bank gives gay couples same benefits

Brazil: Gay employees of the Brasilian state bank of Caixa Econmica Federal who are in a stable relationship are set... View more.... [Date: 21-Oct-05 ]

Vermont legislators call for federal programs for same-sex couples

Ninety-seven of Vermont\'s 180 lawmakers have signed a letter calling on Congress to make partners in civil unions eligible... View more.... [Date: 21-Oct-05 ]

Saturday, October 22, 2005

Lady Bunny: Harriet Mier's Makeover

Lady Bunny points her brightly painted fingernail at Harriet Miers makeover. "A team of 20 has been hired to... View more.... [Date: 21-Oct-05 ]

Circuit parties blamed for spreading HIV

While I\'m HIV negative and not a circuit party kind of guy, the hysteria surrounding a new Northwestern University... View more.... [Date: 21-Oct-05 ]

Gay marriage bumper sticker culprit charged

New Jersey: George Dengler, 51, has been charged with harassment and bias intimidation for allegedly putting a bumper sticker on... View more.... [Date: 21-Oct-05 ]

Miami Beach says same-sex partner benefits required for contracts

Florida: Miami Beach unanimously passed legislation requiring most companies doing business with the city to provide benefits to same-sex partners... View more.... [Date: 21-Oct-05 ]

Gay Power Brigade claims Warsaw bomb incident

An previously unknown Polish gay rights group claimed it planted a dozen fake bombs around Warsaw that paralized the... View more.... [Date: 21-Oct-05 ]

Maine gays and lesbians face discrimination

Maine: A new survey shows that gays and lesbians face discrimination in Maine. It\'s a good thing to highlight as... View more.... [Date: 22-Oct-05 ]

St. Louis calls for repeal of Don't Ask, Don't Tell

Missouri: The St. Louis Board of Aldermen approved a resolution urging Congress to repeal the military\'s "Don\'t Ask, Don\'t Tell"... View more.... [Date: 22-Oct-05 ]

Justice for Matthew Limon as Kansas Supremes reverse conviction

There is no case that has outraged me more than Matthew Limon\'s, so it is literally with tears of... View more.... [Date: 22-Oct-05 ]

Maine gays and lesbians face discrimination

Maine: A new survey shows that gays and lesbians face discrimination in Maine. It's a good thing to highlight as...
[Date: 22-Oct-05 ]

Justice for Matthew Limon as Kansas Supremes reverse conviction

There is no case that has outraged me more than Matthew Limon's, so it is literally with tears of...
[Date: 22-Oct-05 ]

Friday, October 21, 2005

Katrina ravaged NO/AIDS Task Force needs our help

NO/AIDS Task Force would have held its 16th Annual NO/AIDS Walk, the organization's largest fundraiser, but Hurricane Katrina had...
[Date: 21-Oct-05 ]

Polk Gulch makeover: Urban renewal or yuppiefication ?

San Francisco: The Polk Gulch neighborhood has long been a gritty neighborhood chock full of seedy queer denizen dive bars,... View more.... [Date: 20-Oct-05 ]

Judge denies Tonganoxie motion to reject gay student award

Kansas: A federal judge denied the Tonganoxie school district\'s motion to reject a jury\'s verdict that awarded $250,000 in August... View more.... [Date: 20-Oct-05 ]

Transgender documentation cards draw criticism in Eugene

A proposal in Oregon to require transgendered Eugene residents to show documentation in order to use public facilities like... View more.... [Date: 20-Oct-05 ]

Gay hotel manager loses gay discrimination case

UK: Gay hotel manager Stuart Turner lost his claim for unfair dismissal due to his sexual orientation. Why? The Waveney... View more.... [Date: 20-Oct-05 ]

Bisexual teacher Emmit Hancock sues former school district

California: Bisexual fifth-grade teacher Emmit Hancock has sued his former school district claiming that administrators harassed him and forced him... View more.... [Date: 20-Oct-05 ]

Michael Musto Interview: Celebrating 20 Years of Good Dish

Queer Day wishes Michael Musto a very Happy 20th Anniversary today. No, he\'s not 20 years old kids, he\'s... View more.... [Date: 20-Oct-05 ]

Gay bash murder of Jody Dobrowski tied to earlier incident

Detectives have revealed that just before midnight, a woman in her 30s was confronted by two men that match... View more.... [Date: 21-Oct-05 ]

Queen Latifah likes her lesbian lap dances

Queen Latifah likes a good lap dance, but then again, who doesn\'t? Especially when it\'s from a buxom, red-headed... View more.... [Date: 21-Oct-05 ]

Queen Latifah likes her lesbian lap dances

Queen Latifah likes a good lap dance, but then again, who doesn't? Especially when it's from a buxom, red-headed...
[Date: 21-Oct-05 ]

Thursday, October 20, 2005

Harriet Miers opposed AIDS non-discrimination laws

While everybody is arguing about Supreme Court nominee Harriet Miers, Queer Day has discovered that she told a conservative... View more.... [Date: 20-Oct-05 ]

Gay actor Chris Woods knows Ballroom Bootcamp is butcher than you think

Following the astonishing success of "Dancing With The Stars," The Learning Channel has decided to cash in with Ballroom... View more.... [Date: 20-Oct-05 ]

Same-sex couples included in Australian terror law

Australia: While the Howard Government\'s Anti-Terrorism Bill 2005 will allow those being detained under a preventative detention order the right... View more.... [Date: 20-Oct-05 ]

Wehona and gay journalist Karen Ocamb battle over Tara

There\'s a battle going on in West Hollywood between the West Hollywood Neighborhood Alliance and gay community journalist Karen... View more.... [Date: 20-Oct-05 ]

Senator Vitter compares Katrina and Rita to a same-sex union

Speaking at a recent luncheon Republican Senator David Vitter of Louisiana compared Hurricanes Katrina and Rita to a same-sex... View more.... [Date: 20-Oct-05 ]

eHarmony discriminates against gays and others

We prefer Queer Day Personals, but we still feel inclined to tell you more about eHarmony and today's nonsense...
[Date: 21-May-05 ]

eHarmony discriminates against gays and others

We prefer Queer Day Personals, but we still feel inclined to tell you more about eHarmony and today's nonsense...
[Date: 21-May-05 ]

eHarmony discriminates against gays and others

We prefer Queer Day Personals, but we still feel inclined to tell you more about eHarmony and today's nonsense...
[Date: 21-May-05 ]

Wednesday, October 19, 2005

Gay rights proposals pass and fail and in Nebraska

Nebraska: Language prohibiting discrimination based on sexual orientation at four state research institutions looks like it passed, while the proposal...
[Date: 21-May-05 ]

Gay rights rally refused by Moldovan authorities

Moldova: In the capital of Chisinau authorities refused to authorize a peaceful rally supporting anti-discrimination legislation for sexual minorities as...
[Date: 21-May-05 ]

Gay rights battle continues in Nepal for Blue Diamond Society

Nepal: This SF Weekly piece on the Blue Diamond Society's fight for gay rights in Nepal is a good read....
[Date: 21-May-05 ]

Gay marriage battle in Arizona kicks off

Arizona: A press conference in Flagstaff to announce a grassroots discrimination effort on gay marriage brought out supporters and opponents....
[Date: 21-May-05 ]

Maryland's Ehrlich vetoes rights for unmarried couples

Maryland Governor Robert Ehrlich vetoed a bill today that would have granted additional rights to unmarried couples. The vetoed...
[Date: 21-May-05 ]

Bag Ladies Bus Tour comes to the end of the line

In 1981, when AIDS was relatively unknown, Indianapolis high-end florist and party planner Coby Palmer, pictured, had an idea... View more.... [Date: 18-Oct-05 ]

Amanda Lepore guest stars on Tyra Banks talk show

Transsexual superstar Amanda Lepore just shot a segment for Tyra Bank\'s daytime talk show, divulging her secrets about nightlife,... View more.... [Date: 18-Oct-05 ]

Transgendered Nicole Middleton gets a year in jail for throwing rocks

Florida: Nicole Middleton, 31, was sentenced to a year in jail for throwing rocks at a neighborhood watch volunteer after... View more.... [Date: 18-Oct-05 ]

Gene Robinson celebrates Oasis by preaching at Grace Cathedral

San Francisco: New Hampshire Bishop V. Gene Robinson will be in San Francisco to celebrate ten years of ministry to... View more.... [Date: 18-Oct-05 ]

Provo High approves Gay Straight Alliance club

Utah: Despite the previous controversy, Provo High School has approved the formation of a Gay-Straight Alliance club. The club is... View more.... [Date: 18-Oct-05 ]

Gladys Paterson oldest transsexual to transition in Scotland

Scotland: "Gladys is the person I had wanted to be since I was seven years old," explains 69-year-old retired antiques... View more.... [Date: 18-Oct-05 ]

Lesbian pastor Elizabeth Stroud's case goes to Methodist's highest

USA: The highest court in the United Methodist Church will be taking up the case of practicing lesbian pastor Elizabeth... View more.... [Date: 18-Oct-05 ]

22 Austin leaders denounce gay marriage ban

Texas: Twenty-two elected local leaders, including Austin Mayor Will Wynn and Travis County Judge Sam Biscoe, announced their opposition to... View more.... [Date: 18-Oct-05 ]

Belgium gay wedding groom has ex-wife as best woman

Tania Van Rysselberghe, 41, was best woman when her ex-husband married her hairdresser in a gay wedding in Belgium.... View more.... [Date: 18-Oct-05 ]

Camryn Manheim battles to protect son Milo from gay dad comments

The rumor mill delivers something unexpected today claiming that Camryn Manheim\'s lawyers were successful in getting Out Magazine to... View more.... [Date: 18-Oct-05 ]

Fourth gay pride event held in Eliat

Israel: 1,000 people participated in Eliat's Gay Pride Parade, only days after the cancellation of World Pride in Jerusalem. Hadas...
[Date: 21-May-05 ]

NY Atty General Spitzer: Keep fighting for gay marriage

New York: State Attorney General Eliot Spitzer said the gay community should keep fighting for gay marriage at the Empire...
[Date: 23-May-05 ]

Maui school chief Ken Nomura pulls plug on gay tolerance video

Hawaii: Maui chief of schools Ken Nomura pulled the plug on "It's Elementary," a video dealing with the issues of...
[Date: 23-May-05 ]

Gay man Gary Carriker gets three felony counts for not disclosing HIV status

Gary Carriker has been indicted in two Georgia counties for having consensual sex with three other men without disclosing...
[Date: 23-May-05 ]

Eminem video features lesbian puppets

The music video for "All Like That," Eminem's latest, features some lesbian love scenes - between puppets. Eminem teamed...
[Date: 23-May-05 ]

Tuesday, October 18, 2005

Happiness is a Picnic in the Park

It was a gorgeous weekend for the 3rd Annual Trans/Intersex/Genderqueer & Buddies Picnic in Dolores Park. The open mic was...
[Date: 23-May-05 ]

Elton John solving financial problems for himself and AIDS

It seems Elton John and his partner David Furnish have run into some financial problems and they're hoping that...
[Date: 24-May-05 ]

Kentucky Supreme nominee John Roach scorned demise of sodomy laws

Kentucky Governor Ernie Fletcher needs to appoint a new Supreme Court justice and one of the candidates he has...
[Date: 24-May-05 ]

Gay marriage gains support of American psychiatrists

USA: American Psychiatric Assocation representatives approved a statement urging legal recognition of same-sex marriage. If approved by the association's directors...
[Date: 24-May-05 ]

Aboriginal drag queen Mary G an Australian phenomenon

While Mary G, pictured, has been crowned by some as the "Queen of Australia," Mark Bin Bakar, the man...
[Date: 24-May-05 ]

Simple Life cancellation nixes lesbian episodes

I told you that producers of "The Simple Life" were looking for a lesbian couple with kids who were... View more.... [Date: 17-Oct-05 ]

Drag queen Jack 'Lady Charles' Nicholson graces American Conservative cover

At first glance the cover photo on the latest issue of Patrick Buchanan\'s American Conservative magazine, bearing the cover... View more.... [Date: 17-Oct-05 ]

Gays protest dismissal at Millions More Movement

Gay and lesbian leaders led a protest of the Millions More Movement yesterday accusing event leaders of reneging on... View more.... [Date: 17-Oct-05 ]

Homophobe Boissoin faces human rights panel

Alberta: In a letter published in Red Deer Advocate in June 2002, pastor Stephen Boissoin wrote that gay rights activists... View more.... [Date: 17-Oct-05 ]

Appeal begins for 2nd New York gay marriage case

New York: An appeal begins today in Albany into a ruling that upheld New York State\'s ban on same-sex marriage.... View more.... [Date: 17-Oct-05 ]

Gay and lesbian stereotypes don't always translate to TV viewing

USA: A new study by Simmons Market Research on the media habits of 19,000 gay and lesbian adults over the... View more.... [Date: 17-Oct-05 ]

Transgendered thief steals 70 pairs of Gucci shades

Boston: A Gucci-bag-toting transwoman and an accomplice barged into a sunglasses boutique, ordered the manager and a clerk to strip... View more.... [Date: 17-Oct-05 ]

Paris Foot Gay squares off against Paris Saint Germain to fight homophobia

France: Major French soccer team Paris Saint Germain (PSG) and gay soccer team Paris Foot Gay have organized a short... View more.... [Date: 18-Oct-05 ]

Gay union supporter Romano Prodi wins Italian primary

Italy: Romano Prodi, the Italian opposition leader and former president of the European Commission who vowed to create civil partnerships... View more.... [Date: 18-Oct-05 ]

NBC's Today show attacks the gay community

NBC\'s "Today" show is in hot water for inviting the ever homophobic William Donohue, president of wingnut group the... View more.... [Date: 18-Oct-05 ]

Paul Capsis channels gay icons

Paul Capsis' one-man show brings an edgy mix of stylized cabaret to Australia's Malthouse Theatre and apparently he's really...
[Date: 24-May-05 ]

Lesbian Shaune Patterson says Apple discriminates

While obviously supportive of any Apple Computer employee suing the company for discrimination with a valid claim, the press...
[Date: 24-May-05 ]

Gay marriage ban goes to the voters in Texas

The Texas Senate is sending a proposed constitutional amendment that would ban same-sex marriage and civil unions in the...
[Date: 24-May-05 ]

Gay marriage ban goes to the voters in Texas

The Texas Senate is sending a proposed constitutional amendment that would ban same-sex marriage and civil unions in the...
[Date: 24-May-05 ]

Maine gay gene abortion bill unanimously rejected

Maine: Unsurprisingly, the House and Senate were formally notified today that the bill to outlaw abortion based on sexual orientation...
[Date: 24-May-05 ]

Monday, October 17, 2005

Rainbow flags banned by British city council

London: Westminster City Council banned rainbow flags in the gay area of Soho. London Mayor Ken Livingstone described the council...
[Date: 24-May-05 ]

Ehrlich may propose different Maryland gay rights legislation

Maryland: Governor Robert Ehrlich says he might introduce a bill next year that would seek to accomplish some of the...
[Date: 24-May-05 ]

Gay adoptions targeted by new Scottish Moderator

Scotland: The Church of Scotland's new Moderator David Lacy is out to stop gay and lesbian adoptions. "I don't know...
[Date: 24-May-05 ]

Gay Pride in Warsaw to go on despite Mayor's ban

Poland: Gays and lesbians in Warsaw have pledged to hold the Pride Parade on June 11 as planned, despite a...
[Date: 24-May-05 ]

Gay sperm donor ban has no scientific basis

USA: Aubrey Stimola of the American Council on Science and Health says the FDA issued edict denying gay men as...
[Date: 24-May-05 ]

Same-sex holding hands day at William Smith College

New York: Katy Goodrich is straight, but her brother isn\'t. So she organized the William Smith College same-sex holding hands... View more.... [Date: 03-Oct-05 ]

Toronto transsexual files lawsuit against undercover cop

Toronto: Candelario "Lorraine" Tagalog and Adel Abdulrahim, a transsexual and a cross-dresser, have jointly filed a $1-million civil lawsuit in... View more.... [Date: 03-Oct-05 ]

Gay priests not banned by Vatican, with stipulations

The forthcoming Vatican document on gays in seminaries will not demand an absolute ban, a senior Vatican official says,... View more.... [Date: 10-Oct-05 ]

Genders, Transgenders and Sexualities in Japan

Japan: Now that the conspiracies of silence have begun to evaporate, scholarly works on gender and transgender in Japan have... View more.... [Date: 10-Oct-05 ]

Gay slasher flick Hellbent a 'cheeky gem'

Hellbent has been billed as the first gay slasher flick even though it\'s much more than a gay film... View more.... [Date: 10-Oct-05 ]

Wisconsin students float between two genders

Wisconsin: Like many (biologically) female University of Wisconsin-Madison students, Dite Bray and her friends walk past the fraternity houses wondering... View more.... [Date: 10-Oct-05 ]

Evan Wolfson on ending gay and lesbian exclusion from marriage

For more than 20 years, attorney Evan Wolfson has been in the trenches of gay rights advocacy, leading the... View more.... [Date: 11-Oct-05 ]

Boy George flees cocaine charges for the UK

Boy George has flown the coop, taking off for the UK and leaving his recent cocaine charges behind. He... View more.... [Date: 11-Oct-05 ]

The biased news reporting of The Washington Times

Washington D.C.: Funny, The Washington Times has never really made our reading list. Maybe that's because, as Nick at Morons.org...
[Date: 24-May-05 ]

Gay murders in Tampa may be linked to others

Scott Schweickert, a 39-year-old Illinois man, while he has not been charged with murder, implicated himself in the killings...
[Date: 24-May-05 ]

Transgender inmate Shanita Freeman escaped from jail

Alabama: Transgender inmate Shanita Freeman escaped from Calhoun County Jail, hitched a ride, stole a car and drove to Birmingham,...
[Date: 25-May-05 ]

UK voters agree - queers make the best music

Judges from the British Academy of Composers and Songwriters chose 25 songs for each decade, which were passed to...
[Date: 25-May-05 ]

More gay men arrested in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia: A reader informed me that Al-Wifaq news is reporting 92 gay men were arrested as "deviants" this weekend....
[Date: 25-May-05 ]

Sunday, October 16, 2005

Lesbian vicar will be among first to get married in Brighton

Debbie Gaston, a lesbian clergywoman, will take part in the UK's first same-sex wedding in Brighton later this year....
[Date: 25-May-05 ]

Australian queer young people survey shows violence, greater happiness

Australia: An Australian Research Centre in Sex Health and Society survey of 1750 queer young people revealed high levels of...
[Date: 25-May-05 ]

California Supremes hear lesbian custody case

The California Supreme Court heard a parental rights case for lesbian couples who parted ways after having children. Three...
[Date: 25-May-05 ]

New York Times' Faison had affair with transgender Chinese choreographer

China: During Seth Faison's ten years as the New York Times Shanghai Bureau Chief, what his favorite story? "My favorite...
[Date: 25-May-05 ]

Gay community in China owes thank to the internet

China: The internet is playing a big role in bringing together China's gay community. "If we didn't have the internet...
[Date: 25-May-05 ]

Texas flier claims gay groups will commit voter fraud

Fliers are circulating in Central Texas claiming that gay rights groups are planning to commit voter fraud to defeat... View more.... [Date: 11-Oct-05 ]

Brokeback Mountain's gay cowboys riding towards mainstream success

I\'ve certainly been waiting to watch Jake Gyllenhaal and Heath Ledger play gay cowboy lovers, haven\'t you? Director Ang... View more.... [Date: 11-Oct-05 ]

Mataviejitas: Mexico City serial killer wears a skirt

In Mexico City, a serial killer wearing women\'s close is preying on old ladies in their homes. Police believe... View more.... [Date: 13-Oct-05 ]

Syracuse may offer LGBT studies minor

New York: A proposal to create a new minor in lesbian and gay studies at Syracuse University will come before... View more.... [Date: 14-Oct-05 ]

NGLTF unveils gay marriage ads in Texas

Texas: Less than a month before Texas voters act on a proposal to add a ban on gay marriage to... View more.... [Date: 14-Oct-05 ]

Murray State may add sexual orientation to discrimination policy

Kentucky: Murray State\'s Alliance group may add sexual orientation to the campus\' nondiscrimination policy. "I feel that sexual orientation isn\'t... View more.... [Date: 14-Oct-05 ]

Parents of queer children call Catholic teachings abusive

Minnesota: About 75 Catholic parents of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender children released a statement rejecting church teaching on homosexuality... View more.... [Date: 14-Oct-05 ]

Coldplay may enter a new 'transvestite phase'

Coldplay frontman Chris Martin has revealed that their current album X&Y will be the last that fans will hear... View more.... [Date: 14-Oct-05 ]

Swedish lesbian's sperm donor must pay child support

Sweden: A Swedish man who donated his sperm to a lesbian couple will have to pay child support after the... View more.... [Date: 14-Oct-05 ]

Turkish gays win their first victory

Turkey: Turkish gays have won their first victory since the start of European Union entry talks last week when prosecutors... View more.... [Date: 14-Oct-05 ]

Transgender rights push on the table in Canada

Canada: There's a move to add gender identity and gender expression to the Canadian Human Rights Act. Transgendered Canadians have...
[Date: 25-May-05 ]

Transsexuals differ at Exclusively Women's Fitness

Ontario: Transsexual Michelle Hogan was shocked to hear that transsexual Michaela Reid had been rejected at the Exclusively Women's Fitness...
[Date: 25-May-05 ]

Lesbian banned from Seven nightclub for kissing a female friend

London: A lesbian named Shirin went to Seven, a Bandra nightclub, with a few gay friends on May 12 where...
[Date: 25-May-05 ]

Sundance and Logo join forces for Transgeneration transgender documentary series

Robert Redford's Sundance Channel has joined forces with MTV Networks' new gay-themed channel Logo to create a documentary series titled...
[Date: 25-May-05 ]

Northwest Territory won't interfere in gay marriage suit

Brendan Bell, the Northwest Territory's justice minister, says his department is going to step aside and not interfere with...
[Date: 25-May-05 ]

Saturday, October 15, 2005

Scouting ban on gays and atheists protested

Texas: Scott Cozza isn't discouraged that Boy Scouts officials have refused to meet with him. "We're never gonna give up...
[Date: 25-May-05 ]

Gay singer Fatih Urek wants to host Turkish male oil-wrestling tournament

Gay singer Fatih Urek made a bid to host the national tournament of one of Turkey's oldest and most...
[Date: 25-May-05 ]

Mom says Timothy Blair was murdered because he was gay

Louisville teenager Timothy Blair was murdered three days ago and while police say they still don't have a suspect...
[Date: 25-May-05 ]

Charel Winston and partner indicted, face more charges

Charel Winston, a lesbian candidate for El Dorado Hills City Council in California. was indicted by the El Dorado...
[Date: 15-Oct-05 ]

Malpractice ruling notes civil unions are not marital relationships

New York: A Brooklyn appellate court ruled a man did not have the right to sue for malpractice in the...
[Date: 15-Oct-05 ]

Bengston and Quinn break-up makes case for gay divorce

With all the focus on gay marriage Lambda Legal\'s Greg Nevins (pictured) points out that "gay couples need the... View more.... [Date: 15-Oct-05 ]

Ellen DeGeneres and Hillary Clinton bite the Big Apple together

Ellen DeGeneres is taking her talk show to New York City next month and it looks like she\'s already... View more.... [Date: 15-Oct-05 ]

Russian protest of gay pride to stop 'global pervert orgies'

Russia: A demonstration is taking place this weekend in Krasnodar to protest against next year\'s planned gay pride in Moscow.... View more.... [Date: 15-Oct-05 ]

Charel Winston and partner indicted, face more charges

Charel Winston, a lesbian candidate for El Dorado Hills City Council in California. was indicted by the El Dorado... View more.... [Date: 15-Oct-05 ]

Malpractice ruling notes civil unions are not marital relationships

New York: A Brooklyn appellate court ruled a man did not have the right to sue for malpractice in the... View more.... [Date: 15-Oct-05 ]

French believe LGBT people should have same rights

France: A poll for the Rainbow Attitude Fair revealed 80% of French people think it is not normal that LGBT... View more.... [Date: 15-Oct-05 ]

Two men watched as gay man Tony Robertson was murdered

Two men stood by and watched as another murdered gay man Tony Robertson in Vancouver, British Columbia. Homicide Detective... View more.... [Date: 15-Oct-05 ]

Six Nigerian girls each caned 90 times for lesbianism

In Nigeria, a local disciplinary committee ordered the caning of six teenage girls for unspecified same-sex behaviors that they\'ve... View more.... [Date: 15-Oct-05 ]

Battle continues over lesbian raised foster baby Morgan

Becki Hamilton and Kim Brennan were model Indiana foster parents for years, so much so they were asked by... View more.... [Date: 15-Oct-05 ]

Florida amendment would ban gay marriage and civil unions

Florida: In a reply brief filed this week with the Florida Supreme Court, legal groups representing six same-sex couples and... View more.... [Date: 15-Oct-05 ]

Two Oregon businesses endorse gay civil unions bill

Oregon: Powell's Books and Norm Thompson Outfitters have both endorsed Senate Bill 1000 which allows same-sex couples to form civil...
[Date: 25-May-05 ]

Gay artists Gil and Moti are seeking an Arab man to fall in love with

Two gay Israeli men are inviting Arab men to become their lover as part of an art exhibition called...
[Date: 25-May-05 ]

Rosie O'Donnell joins Queer As Folk cast this week

Rosie O'Donnell begins her role on Showtime's "Queer as Folk" this Sunday. After her unfortunate performance in "Riding The...
[Date: 26-May-05 ]

Gay Disney boycott comes to an end

USA: After nine years the ultra-homophobic American Family Association has dropped their Disney boycott, although they say their doing so...
[Date: 26-May-05 ]

The new radical queer world at Yale

Imagine a world where gender is fluid, where a person can cross the boundaries of male and female, gay...
[Date: 26-May-05 ]

Friday, October 14, 2005

Arizona gay marriage amendment particularly troublesome

Arizona's proposed constitutional amendment to ban same-sex marriage has Damien McNeal and Richard McLean preparing for financial trouble. The...
[Date: 26-May-05 ]

PFLAG to take on Dobson over gay love in Seattle

A Seattle area church is hosting Dobson's national "Love Won Out" conference next month that claims gayness is preventable....
[Date: 26-May-05 ]

Death of young lesbian Colony star Carina Stephenson suicide?

The airing of "The Colony," a History Channel reality TV series, was postponed the night before airing in Britain,...
[Date: 26-May-05 ]

Like a prayer

I'm always reminded of one of the scariest books I've ever skimmed when things like this happen. Sometimes my brain...
[Date: 27-May-05 ]

Coach Rene Portland's vendetta against lesbians

Jennifer Harris left Penn State, as have other basketball players, because coach Rene Portland hates lesbians, and anyone she...
[Date: 14-Oct-05 ]

Baltimore students talk about queer living

Maryland: Towson University queer students crammed into a corner of The Towerlights office to explain, in their own words, what... View more.... [Date: 13-Oct-05 ]

Pop icon Azis to help Bulgaria slim down for Christmas

Bulgaria has announced the start of a national weight-loss campaign, led by the country\'s popular transvestite Azis, pictured. Let\'s... View more.... [Date: 13-Oct-05 ]

Queer Canadian author Matthew Fox finds the similarities

Canadian author Matthew Fox is young, queer, urban and intrepid, qualities that many of his characters share. "Just because... View more.... [Date: 13-Oct-05 ]

Gay Israeli Hagai El-Ad promotes World Pride

Israel\'s Hagai El-Ad was in Boston drumming up international support for World Pride. He may face opposition from people... View more.... [Date: 13-Oct-05 ]

Web site helps heterosexual allies support gay rights

Oregon: University of Oregon graduate student Jason Harlacher, who is heterosexual, said he felt awkward at gay pride parades, but... View more.... [Date: 13-Oct-05 ]

$1 million reward for info on murder of transsexual prostitute Adele Bailey

In Australia, Chief Commissioner Christine Nixon announced a $1 million reward for information related to the 1999 death of... View more.... [Date: 13-Oct-05 ]

First transsexual police officer in New Zealand

New Zealand: The first transsexual police officer in the country has faced mixed reactions from her colleagues, but support from... View more.... [Date: 13-Oct-05 ]

A cream pie in the face for Patrick Guerriero

Patrick Guerriero, head of the Log Cabin Republicans, was invited by the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill\'s State of... View more.... [Date: 13-Oct-05 ]

Investigators search West's computer for gayness

An investigator hired by the Spokane City Council is looking at photos of gay men and sexually explicit messages... View more.... [Date: 14-Oct-05 ]

Christopher Robertson did it for insurance money, to scare partner

Two days ago I told you about Chris Robertson\'s arrest and his confessing to his partner Paul Day that... View more.... [Date: 14-Oct-05 ]

$1 million reward for info on murder of transsexual prostitute Adele Bailey

In Australia, Chief Commissioner Christine Nixon announced a $1 million reward for information related to the 1999 death of...
[Date: 13-Oct-05 ]

First transsexual police officer in New Zealand

New Zealand: The first transsexual police officer in the country has faced mixed reactions from her colleagues, but support from...
[Date: 13-Oct-05 ]

A cream pie in the face for Patrick Guerriero

Patrick Guerriero, head of the Log Cabin Republicans, was invited by the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill's State of...
[Date: 13-Oct-05 ]

Investigators search West's computer for gayness

An investigator hired by the Spokane City Council is looking at photos of gay men and sexually explicit messages...
[Date: 14-Oct-05 ]

Christopher Robertson did it for insurance money, to scare partner

Two days ago I told you about Chris Robertson's arrest and his confessing to his partner Paul Day that...
[Date: 14-Oct-05 ]

Thursday, October 13, 2005

Like a prayer

I'm always reminded of one of the scariest books I've ever skimmed when things like this happen. Sometimes my brain...
[Date: 27-May-05 ]

Scott Bloch refuses to protect gays despite bipartisan call to do so

Special counsel Scott Bloch told a Senate panel yesterday that he lacks the legal authority to enforce the Bush...
[Date: 27-May-05 ]

Gays fondling nipples in trouble with New York City parks

New York City: You can kiss, you can hold hands, and you can hug, but fondling your partner's nipples is...
[Date: 27-May-05 ]

Transsexual Donita Ganzon's marriage invalidated

Donita Ganzon and Jiffy Javellana showed up for what they thought was a routine interview at US Citizenship and...
[Date: 27-May-05 ]

New Jersey lesbian couple gets both their names on birth certificate

A New Jersey lesbian couple won the right to have both their names listed on a birth certificate as...
[Date: 27-May-05 ]

Croatian gays and lesbians come out

While there are little National Coming Out Day events going on all over the place, something major happened today... View more.... [Date: 12-Oct-05 ]

Dante's Cove, a guilty gay and lesbian pleasure

I know you\'re a sucker for some good trash on television as much as I am. That\'s why you... View more.... [Date: 12-Oct-05 ]

Christopher Robertson set Florida hate-crime fire himself

Remember the torching of Paul Day and Christopher Robertson\'s home in Polk County Florida, complete with "Die Fag" spraypainted... View more.... [Date: 12-Oct-05 ]

Boy George said alot by not saying much

Even before Boy George\'s cocaine bust, as Rush and Molloy point out, George was already taking the Fifth. During... View more.... [Date: 12-Oct-05 ]

Provo creates new policy to thwart gay straight alliance

Utah: The Provo City School District proposed creating a new student-club policy in response to a request at Provo High... View more.... [Date: 12-Oct-05 ]

Bromley flip flops to approve gay unions after all

London: Remember when the burrough of Bromley banned gay civil unions on public property? Well now they\'ve voted not to... View more.... [Date: 12-Oct-05 ]

Gay banker Peter Lewis sues HSBC for discrimination

UK: Gay senior investment banker Peter Lewis is suing banking giant HSBC for 5m compensation over his dismissal for "gross... View more.... [Date: 12-Oct-05 ]

Lesbian artificial insemination denial hits California appeals

California: A California appeals court heard arguments yesterday in the case of a lesbian who sued her doctors after they... View more.... [Date: 12-Oct-05 ]

Gay socialite J. David Enright IV sues Catholic Church for making him gay

Gay Manhattan socialite J. David Enright IV says he\'d "probably be married, living in Greenwich" if he hadn\'t been... View more.... [Date: 12-Oct-05 ]

Two men steal and burn gay pride flag for being unpatriotic

Indiana: Two seventeen-year-olds admitted to stealing and burning a gay pride American flag that had been displayed in front of... View more.... [Date: 12-Oct-05 ]

Gay comic Mario Cantone is a Laugh Whore

Mario Cantone is probably most well known as Anthony Marantino, the ruthless gay wedding stylist from "Sex and the...
[Date: 27-May-05 ]

Yellowknife to celebrate Gay Pride - and straight pride

In Canada's Northwest Territories, Yellowknife City Councillors learned this week that the mayor had proclaimed June 10th as Gay...
[Date: 27-May-05 ]

Belfast gay murder investigation runs cold

Belfast: Police investigating the murder of a gay man say the trail has run cold. Arthur Warrington McCauley was found...
[Date: 27-May-05 ]

Homophobic cross burning in Durham outside St. Luke's

Three large crosses were burned in different Durham, North Carolina, locations around the city during a span of just...
[Date: 27-May-05 ]

Maine gay marriage amendment debate reignites

Maine gay rights activists clashed with the right wingnuts at a legislative hearing on a proposed gay marriage constitutional...
[Date: 27-May-05 ]

Wednesday, October 12, 2005

Faze TV gives UK gay men their own channel

UK: Gay TV has arrived in the UK with Faze TV, a new TV channel, claiming to be the first...
[Date: 28-May-05 ]

Queer youth in Nevada County tell it like it is

It's not something I see a lot of, particularly from a place like Nevada County, California. Yet here, Worlds...
[Date: 28-May-05 ]

First gay pride festival in Romania this weekend

Romania: The very first gay pride festival will be held in Bucharest this weekend, even though the mayor of Bucharest...
[Date: 28-May-05 ]

Gay filmmaker Ismail Merchant passes

Ismail Merchant, film producer, director and screenwriter, passed away at the age of 68. Merchant's career contributed to bringing...
[Date: 28-May-05 ]

Gay minister Martin Knight fakes rape claim to leave church

UK: Gay minister Martin Knight, ashamed of being gay, faked a rape claim to get out of the church, the...
[Date: 28-May-05 ]

Veronica Vera doesn't curb her enthusiasm for pressuring Victoria's Secret

Larry David was invited to try on bras by a Victoria\'s Secret saleswoman on HBO\'s Curb Your Enthusiasm Sunday... View more.... [Date: 11-Oct-05 ]

JT LeRoy's true identity revealed?

Unfamiliar with the subterfuge surrounding the real identity of literary hustler JT LeRoy? Because almost no one had ever... View more.... [Date: 11-Oct-05 ]

Bloomington wants to be gay travel destination

Indiana: "If we have such a heavy population (of gays and lesbians) that\'s enjoying living here, why not target that... View more.... [Date: 11-Oct-05 ]

Gay rite of blessing doesn't violate Arkansas gay marriage ban

Arkansas: Attorneys say a Fayetteville church can offer the rite of blessing to same-sex couples without violating Arkansas\' ban on... View more.... [Date: 11-Oct-05 ]

Happy National Coming Out Day

For those not in the know, it\'s National Coming Out Day today, observed annually on October 11th to commemorate... View more.... [Date: 11-Oct-05 ]

Ben Sargent on gay marriage

USA: Ben Sargent\'s latest editorial cartoon takes an excellent stab at those working so hard to prevent same-sex couples from,... View more.... [Date: 12-Oct-05 ]

Tying The Knot's Sam victimized again

Whether you\'ve seen Tying The Knot yet or not, one of the stories in the film is about Sam... View more.... [Date: 12-Oct-05 ]

Benedict obsessed with gays

Italy: In the first five months of Pope Benedict XVI\'s reign, opposition to gays inside and outside the Roman Catholic... View more.... [Date: 12-Oct-05 ]

Gay Democrat Ellner signs on to help Bloomberg

New York City: Brian Ellner, a local Democratic candidate who made headlines with his groundbreaking television ad that featured his... View more.... [Date: 12-Oct-05 ]

Cruising For Sex sues Paypal for pulling plug on Katrina victims

While normally lurking beneath the surface, it\'s been awhile since PayPal\'s homophobia has reared it\'s ugly head, only this... View more.... [Date: 12-Oct-05 ]

Gay marriage mayor Jason West fails to circumvent process

The New York Court of Appeals ruled today that New Paltz Village Mayor Jason West will stand trial at...
[Date: 28-May-05 ]

Bisexual transgender writer Toby Hill-Meyer wants better language

Toby Hill-Meyer told her audience, "I have butch days, and I have fem days. I have different feelings on...
[Date: 28-May-05 ]

Surrogate mothers giving birth for gay couples

Dallas suburban homemaker Lura Stiller, 34, says everything she knew about gay people she lured from "Will and Grace"...
[Date: 28-May-05 ]

Hate Crimes Prevention Act of 2005 offers federal gay, trans protections

National federal hate crimes legislation has been filed. The Hate Crimes Prevention Act of 2005 will strengthen existing federal...
[Date: 28-May-05 ]

Queer eye for a Purim ritual

UCLA students recently gave Queen Esther, Haman and Queen Vashti a makeover. To jazz up the deliverance of the...
[Date: 28-May-05 ]

Tuesday, October 11, 2005

Transsexual Big Brother UK winner Nadia Almada wants to Make Poverty History

Nadia Almada, the Portuguese transsexual who won Big Brother UK, is putting her celebrity status to good use working...
[Date: 28-May-05 ]

Swedish lesbians get fertility treatment rights

Sweden: As of July 1, Swedish lesbians will have the right to fertility treatment in the form of assisted or...
[Date: 28-May-05 ]

Exxon Mobil votes against protecting gays - again

On a day when oil prices jumped again for a company that made a $25 billion profit last year,...
[Date: 28-May-05 ]

Massachusetts Supremes deny gay marriage challenge

The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court said that gay marriages can continue today, rejecting a lawsuit and calling the attempt...
[Date: 28-May-05 ]

Los Altos denies gay pride request

California: Calling issues of sexual orientation outside the boundaries of city business, the Los Altos City Council denied a request...
[Date: 28-May-05 ]

Wichita&39;s ArtAID was hardly a drag

Kansas: Timber, a towering drag queen wearing a TV on her head, and Momma, the big-busted, 7-foot guest of honor,... View more.... [Date: 10-Oct-05 ]

Queer students in Iowa speak out

Iowa: Queer students say their concerns and problems go unnoticed everyday in Iowa. Hundreds packed Beems Auditorium in Cedar Rapids... View more.... [Date: 10-Oct-05 ]

Jirayut Roddon's transsexual love story

Thai transsexual Jirayut Roddon won the man of her dreams by changing gender, the kind of love story that... View more.... [Date: 10-Oct-05 ]

Dr. Richard Curtis, first transsexual recognized by the GMC

UK: Dr. Richard Curtis is the first post-operative transsexual to be recognized by the General Medical Council under terms laid... View more.... [Date: 10-Oct-05 ]

Two charged with hate crime at Southern Illinois University

Illinois: Southern Illinois University Carbondale police have charged David Goldberg and Joseph Fuentes for breaking into SIUC freshman Michael McDonnell\'s... View more.... [Date: 10-Oct-05 ]

Bisexual Maria Williams dead in first UK internet suicide pact

Britain\'s first internet suicide pact has resulted in the death of bisexual Maria Williams, 42. She and nance officer... View more.... [Date: 10-Oct-05 ]

Arab gays make progress in Lebanon

Not only has Lebanon managed to establish Helem, the first Arab non-governmental organization openly fighting for the rights of... View more.... [Date: 10-Oct-05 ]

Kevin Bacon says gay sex scene got Today interview canned

Actor Kevin Bacon claims an interview with the television "Today" show was nixed because of his gay sex scene... View more.... [Date: 10-Oct-05 ]

God is in my iPod

My original amazement at the sheer complexity of Apple's programming, the way they somehow managed to designate the shuffle...
[Date: 28-May-05 ]

God is in my iPod

My original amazement at the sheer complexity of Apple's programming, the way they somehow managed to designate the shuffle...
[Date: 28-May-05 ]

God is in my iPod

My original amazement at the sheer complexity of Apple's programming, the way they somehow managed to designate the shuffle...
[Date: 28-May-05 ]

God is in my iPod

My original amazement at the sheer complexity of Apple's programming, the way they somehow managed to designate the shuffle...
[Date: 28-May-05 ]

God is in my iPod

My original amazement at the sheer complexity of Apple's programming, the way they somehow managed to designate the shuffle...
[Date: 28-May-05 ]

Monday, October 10, 2005

God is in my iPod

My original amazement at the sheer complexity of Apple's programming, the way they somehow managed to designate the shuffle...
[Date: 28-May-05 ]

God is in my iPod

My original amazement at the sheer complexity of Apple's programming, the way they somehow managed to designate the shuffle...
[Date: 28-May-05 ]

God is in my iPod

My original amazement at the sheer complexity of Apple's programming, the way they somehow managed to designate the shuffle...
[Date: 28-May-05 ]

Did Christopher Robertson set the hate-crime fire himself?

back I told you about the torching of Paul Day and Christopher Robertson's home in Polk County Florida, complete...
[Date: 10-Oct-05 ]

Wisconsin students float between two genders

Wisconsin: Like many (biologically) female University of Wisconsin-Madison students, Dite Bray and her friends walk past the fraternity houses wondering...
[Date: 10-Oct-05 ]

Kalupur police sends lesbians back

India: Kalupur police discovered two young women who had eloped. Shraddha Thakkar, 22, and Pooja Doshi, 20, admitted they\'d been... View more.... [Date: 03-Oct-05 ]

Bush Jewish community liaison Jeffrey Berkowitz outed as gay

Jeff Berkowitz, President Bush\'s liaison to the Jewish community, has been outed as a gay man by Mike Rogers... View more.... [Date: 03-Oct-05 ]

Equality Ohio kicks off with rally for gay rights

Ohio: About 150 people turned out at Lucas County Courthouse to mark the public launching of Equality Ohio. "I know... View more.... [Date: 03-Oct-05 ]

Love In Action files lawsuit against Tennessee

Tennessee: The state gave organizers at the Love in Action ex-gay program three options. Change their mission, get a state... View more.... [Date: 04-Oct-05 ]

Allentown gay antidiscrimination law won't be challenged

Pennsylvania: The four local taxpayers who lost their challenge against Allentown\'s anti-discrimination ordinance that expanded protections to gays and lesbians... View more.... [Date: 04-Oct-05 ]

Recall of Spokane's Jim West continues

Washington: In Spokane, the recall effort against Mayor Jim West continues. Chelan County Judge T.W. Small tossed out a petition... View more.... [Date: 04-Oct-05 ]

10th planet Xena has new sidekick - Gabrielle

Astronomers at the WM Keck Observatory have identified a moon orbiting Xena, a body they argue is the 10th... View more.... [Date: 04-Oct-05 ]

Melissa Etheridge working on lesbian sitcom for ABC

While we told you about this over a year ago, Melissa Etheridge says she is indeed working on her... View more.... [Date: 04-Oct-05 ]

Muriel Rukeyser's Life of Poetry lives again

Ten years ago, Jan Freeman founded Paris Press in order to bring The Life of Poetry, published in 1949... View more.... [Date: 07-Oct-05 ]

Mother City Queer Project goes to the circus

South Africa: The Mother City Queer Project has chosen a circus theme this year and Africa\'s largest gay event, which... View more.... [Date: 07-Oct-05 ]

HIV positive mother arrested for not revealing status

Ontario: While not queer specific, it's disturbing that police have arrested and charged an HIV-positive mother who allegedly failed to...
[Date: 31-May-05 ]

Southern Oregon University pamphlets call for death of gays

Oregon: Students and campus officials at Southern Oregon University are stunned by a set of fliers placed on students' doors...
[Date: 31-May-05 ]

Gay Pride in Sao Paulo draws nearly two million

Brazil: Nearly two million people converged in Sao Paulo for Gay Pride. Pedro Almeida, an organizer, told AFP news agency:...
[Date: 31-May-05 ]

Transgender Rev. Malcolm Himschoot

Minnesota: The Rev. Malcolm Himschoot is young, brainy, charming, the subject of a new documentary, recently married - and transgendered,...
[Date: 31-May-05 ]

Gay and lesbian youth on the rise in Eastern Africa

Tanzania: Youth homosexuality is on the rise along east Africa's Indian Ocean coast and must be stopped, or so we're...
[Date: 31-May-05 ]

Sunday, October 09, 2005

Gay man's home attacked a sixth time

UK: A gay man living in Londonderry, Brian McDermott, found his home attacked for the sixth time in two years....
[Date: 31-May-05 ]

Gay student Frank Paiva gots to lots of proms

Seattle: Lakeside student Frank Paiva is busy going to a zillion proms, filling in as the gay best friend prom...
[Date: 31-May-05 ]

Benedict meets gay governor Nicchi Vendola

Pope Benedict XVI made his first trip outside Rome since his election six weeks ago and he visited the...
[Date: 31-May-05 ]

Nightline looks at when gay men and lesbians knew

ABC's "Nightline" is devoting an episode to Robert Trachtenberg's book, "When I Knew," which is a compilation of recollections...
[Date: 31-May-05 ]

Gender bender chemicals blamed for feminizing baby boys

"Gender-bending" chemicals that mimick the female hormone oestrogen are being found to be responsible for the feminization of baby...
[Date: 01-Jun-05 ]

Baby: Pakistan's transvestite councillor

In Pakistan, Baby is "a candidate with a difference." She identifies as a transvestite who rails against corruption while... View more.... [Date: 07-Oct-05 ]

Queer Eye guys get turned down, on Broadway and in J-Lo's house

Claudio Sanchez, pictured, frontman for the band Coheed and Cambria, has shot down a makeover offer from "Queer Eye... View more.... [Date: 07-Oct-05 ]

Shadowmancer's Graham Taylor expelled for saying Harry Potter is gay

Graham Taylor, the vicar and best selling children\'s author, was thrown out of a school he was speaking at... View more.... [Date: 07-Oct-05 ]

Surprise UCLA cancer professor is Melissa Etheridge

300 UCLA cancer biology students were surprised to find out who their guest professor was going to be for... View more.... [Date: 08-Oct-05 ]

Gay man to speak at Millions More Movement rally?

Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan\'s top assistant said that the Nation of Islam leader has agreed to allow... View more.... [Date: 08-Oct-05 ]