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Your Anti-Gay Marriage Boyfriend Better Watch His Back

Is your boyfriend still being kind of a wiener when it comes to gay marriage? If he’s still making insecure cracks about Adam and Steve, you might do well to…

Julie Gerstein |

Texas Principal Cancels Cosmetology Class To Keep Male Student Out

The principal of a school district in Texas briefly cancelled an adult education cosmetology course after a male student, whom the principal perceived to be gay, signed up for…

Jessica Wakeman |

Awesome Body Shop Repairs Gay Student’s Vandalized Car — For Free

I’ll admit to holding some not-very-positive stereotypes about the South’s feelings on homosexuality. But the guys of Quality Auto Paint and Body in Roanoke, Virginia, have turned that around. After…

Julie Gerstein |

Gay Couple’s Engagement Photos Turned Into A Political Attack Ad

New Jersey couple Brian Edwards and Tom Privitere were married in 2010, and at their engagement party, photographer Kristina Hill captured a tender moment between the two with the stunning New York City…

Morgan Nelson |

Boy Scouts Keeping Ban On Gay Scouts And Leaders

The Boy Scouts of America announced today that they are keeping their policy banning gay scouts and gay leaders after a two-year policy review. I know this item has…

Jessica Wakeman |

Girl Talk: How Kirk Cameron Tried To Ruin My View Of Sex

When I tell people that once, when I was in 7th grade Sunday school class, I was shown a video starring Kirk Cameron and his wife Chelsea Noble that illustrated…

Jamie Beckman |

Kirk Cameron Is Even More Self-Righteous And Bigoted Than We Thought

Color me disgusted. I thought I lost all respect for Kirk Cameron back when the newly born-again sitcom star had a big moral hissy fit about his co-star Julie McCullough’s past as a…

The Stir |

Kris Humphries, Your Homophobia Is Showing

It’s all starting to come together now. Why Kim Kardashian needed to get rid of Kris Humphries after only 72 days of marriage. On the latest episode of “Kourtney &…

Ami Angelowicz |

Powerful Anti-Bullying Video From Teen Jonah Mowry

I really have no words for this other than I wish I could reach through the screen and give this young man the biggest hug ever. While I am glad…

Amelia McDonell-Parry |

Evening Quickies: Patti Stanger Pisses Off The Gays With Homophobic Comments

“Millionaire Matchmaker”‘s Patti Stanger pissed off the gays last night when she started yapping on Bravo’s “Watch What Happens Live” about gay men and promiscuity. Apparently in Patti’s…

Jessica Wakeman |

Bullied Teen, Who Once Made An “It Gets Better” Video, Commits Suicide

Heartbreaking news: a teen who once made a video for the “It Gets Better” Project committed suicide yesterday after dealing with ongoing harassment because of his sexual orientation. Jamey…

Amelia McDonell-Parry |

Tina Fey On Tracy Morgan’s Homophobic Jokes

“Because of my real-life pregnancy, we don’t go back on the air until January. I’m hoping that Tracy will have, and the world will have, forgotten about that by then.

Jessica Wakeman |

NJ Bridal Salon Refuses To Sell Lesbian Bride A Gown

Every bride dreams about picking out her perfect wedding gown and then being told she is a sinner who will burn in the fire-y pits of hell. Oh, wait, she…

Jessica Wakeman |

Tide Thinks Your Little Girl Is A Big Ol’ Lesbian Because She Likes To Play With Blocks

Tide’s new “Hoodies & Cargo Shorts” commercial is all about a prissy mom’s squeamishness with her daughter’s tomboyish tendencies. But in case you missed the subtext: Pssst! The

Jessica Wakeman |

Girl On Girl: 5 Things I’m Not Allowed To Do Because I’m A Lesbian

This week I’ve had a few reminders of the rules that exist for gay girls like me in American society. But because I’m an optimist, I’d like to look the…

Trish Bendix |

New Documentary “The Lavender Scare” Remembers When Gays Were Purged From Government

We all know at least a little bit about our government’s hyper-overreaction to “the red menace” back in the 1950s. Men and women throughout politics, the media and…

Jessica Wakeman |

Today’s Lady News: Michele Bachmann, Anti-Gay Pol, Is Using Katy Perry’s “Firework” Anthem

Rep. Michele Bachmann, who is staunchly anti-gay, is using Katy Perry’s song, “Firework,” an anthem to tolerance and acceptance, on her campaign trail. Katy, get on this, quick! [Chicago

Jessica Wakeman |

Tracy Morgan Apologizes Again, Speaks Out In Favor Of Gay Marriage

“Of all the sicknesses, there is probably none more abusive than homophobia. My heart is committed to giving everyone the same rights that I deserve for myself. I don’t care…

Amelia McDonell-Parry |

Wasilla High School Bans Song By Gay Rock Legend

An Alaska high school choir was up in arms after the principal banned a song for graduation because it was written by a gay rocker. Wasilla principal Dwight Probasco banned…

Newser |

Today’s Lady News: Tennessee Wants To Ban Teachers From Saying “Gay” Until 9th Grade

Tennessee’s state legislature is noodling a “Don’t Say Gay” bill that would prohibit teachers from using the word “gay” in the classroom until the 9th grade. (Yeah, seriously.) The…

Jessica Wakeman |