Posts tagged "homosexuality"

Today’s Lady News: Lesbian Couple Kisses When Navy Ship Docks

Naval Petty Officer Second Class Marissa Gaeta bought 50 raffle tickets so she could win the Navy’s lottery and be the first person off the ship to kiss their loved one at the dock. Once on land, Marissa Gaeta swooped up her girlfriend, Petty Officer Third Class Citlalic Snell, a smooch. So. Cute. [Queerty]…

By: Jessica Wakeman / December 21, 2011

Lesbians Crowned Homecoming King And Queen

Good news! High school doesn’t always have to suck! Patrick Henry High School in San Diego crowned a lesbian student named Rebeca Arellano as its first homecoming king during the school pep rally and days later, Rebeca’s girlfriend of two years, Haileigh Adams, was crowned homecoming queen. Rebeca was the school’s first female homecoming king,…

By: Jessica Wakeman / November 1, 2011

More Than Half Of Women Are Attracted To Other Women, Says Study

Lez-be-honest, you know it’s true: over half of all women are attracted to other gals, according to a study at Boise State University of Idaho.

In a poll given to 484 students of varying sexual orientations, 60 percent of the female participants claimed “some level of attraction to other women,” 45 percent had…

By: Stefanie Blejec / October 21, 2011

Masturbation Makes You Gay, Says Pastor Who Doesn’t Know What He’s Talking About

Masturbation can be a form of homosexuality because it is a sexual act that does not involve a woman. If a man were to masturbate while engaged in other forms of sexual intimacy with his wife then he would not be doing so in a homosexual way. However, any man who does so without hi…

By: Jessica Wakeman / October 21, 2011

14 Celebrity Coming Out Stories

Happy Coming Out Day, everyone. We are sending lots of love to our gay, lesbian, trans, bi, and queer readers! In the spirit of acceptance, we’ve rounded up 14 inspiring coming-out tales from 14 gay and lesbian celebs. And here’s hoping anyone’s impending coming-out is more “Monster Ball” than “Westboro Baptist Church”!

By: Jessica Wakeman / October 11, 2011

Today’s Lady News: Happy LGBT History Month!

Happy LGBT History Month, y’all! The Frisky’s Girl On Girl columnist Trish Bendix has five kick-ass documentaries to watch about gays and lesbians throughout the ages. I’ve heard that “Edie & Thea: A Very Long Engagement,” about a lesbian couple who was together for 42 years, is a two-hankie affair, so be warned! [After Ellen]…

By: Jessica Wakeman / October 3, 2011

App Helps French Mothers Figure Out If Sons Are “Le Gay”

Apparently even French mothers have trouble answering the question “gay or European?” A new smartphone app offers French mothers a questionnaire to help figure out if their sons like sticking their French bread in a warm, buttery croissant … or not. The $2.69 app asks 20 questions which inquire whether their bébé mimics gay stereotype…

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 26, 2011

10 Animals With Bisexual Tendencies

When it comes to sex, non-human animals are way more experimental than us. The desire to sexually engage with both men and women is hardly something we can take credit for. There is documented evidence bisexual behavior in many, many of our animal friends. In honor of Celebrate Bisexuality Day, click through to see a…

By: Ami Angelowicz / September 23, 2011

Today’s Lady News: Michele Bachmann Jokes About Ex-Gay Therapy

Rep. Michele Bachmann made an insensitive quip about the so-called “ex-gay therapy” her husband does on “The Tonight Show” on Friday, joking that she thought it was “a mid-life crisis line — ‘Pray away the grey.'” Har har har. [Think Progress]
Remember that piece in Psychology Today last year about a “study” that “proved”…

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 19, 2011

Woman Won’t Leave The House Because She’s Afraid Of Gays

It’s a scary world out there! Hot coffee can be spilled. Butt sweat simmers on the bus seat. Sometimes there is old, lint-covered gum on the wall of a Gap changing room. And on top of those horrors of daily life, the American suburbs are teeming with gays.

Stacy Trasancos of Massachusetts, where gay…

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 15, 2011

Today’s Lady News: Dick Cheney Supports Gay Marriage On “The View”

Vice President Dick Cheney and his wife Lynne Cheney appeared on “The View” this morning and voiced their support for gay marriage. The Cheneys have a daughter who is a lesbian and partnered with two kids. He said, “I think freedom means freedom for everybody and you ought to have the right to…

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 13, 2011

Tom Hardy Gives Us “Straight Talk” On His Sexuality

“I have never put my penis in a man. I’ve never had a c**k in my arse, and I have no f**king desire for it. If that’s what you like, cool. But it doesn’t do it for me … One thing worse than being talked about is not being talked about.” — “Warrior” star Tom

By: Julie Gerstein / September 12, 2011

Gays Are “More Dangerous” Than Terrorism, Says Wackadoodle Politician

“Which has destroyed and ended the life of more people? Terrorism attack here in America or HIV/AIDS? In the last 20 years, 15 to 20 years, we’ve had maybe three terrorist attacks on our soil with a little over 5,000 people regrettably losing their lives. In the same time frame, there have been hundreds of…

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 12, 2011

Today’s Lady News: 12th-Grader Kicked Out Of School For Being Lesbian

A Christian private school in West Simsbury, Connecticut called The Master’s School asked rising 12th grader Rachel Aviles to leave after it found out she is a lesbian. [Think Progress]
This weekend, Jezebel blogger Jenna Sauers was riding the NYC subway home early in the morning when a man across the subway platform started…

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 8, 2011

Today’s Lady News: Lesbian Representative Tammy Baldwin Runs For Senate

Rep. Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), the only lesbian in Congress, has announced she will run for an open senatorial seat in 2012. If elected, Baldwin would become the nation’s first openly gay senator. [Pink News UK
Rep. Michele Bachmann said this weekend that she would confront the Supreme Court over abortion rights if elected president.

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 6, 2011

Today’s Lady News: Lesbian Couple Saved Lives In Norway Massacre

Hege Dalen and Toril Hansen are a married lesbian couple who were camping on the island of Utoya in Norway when the shooting massacre occurred. Together they saved 40 teenagers by taking their boat on four trips back and forth across the lake to bring the kids to safety. An astounding 92 people were…

By: Jessica Wakeman / August 3, 2011

Ex-Gay “Cuddle Therapy” Sounds Suspiciously Gay

Most of the things bigots do are just plain sad. Take “ex-gay therapy,” for example. A bunch of quacks claim that homosexuals can be “cured” of their same-sex attraction through what they call “gay aversion therapy,” but which is really just shaming and guilt-tripping. “Ex-gay therapy” is roundly criticized by actual psychologists. You can read…

By: Jessica Wakeman / August 3, 2011

Vanessa Carlton On Coming Out As Bisexual To Her Mom

 

Yay, Vanessa Carlton has a new album out! She sat down with Chelsea Handler to gab about the new CD and of course Chels gets right down to brass tacks: “So you recently came out as a bisexual?” Carlton performed at a gay rights event and told the audience, in an offhand…

By: Jessica Wakeman / July 29, 2011

Dan Savage’s First Visit To A Gay Bar Was Like An Airplane Taking Off

“[The first gay bar I went to] was called the Bushes … My first ‘real’ boyfriend took me. I was too young to be in a bar—and too naive to be in a gay bar—but bars didn’t card people then like they do now. I’m pretty sure I wasn’t the only 17-year-old boy in that…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 27, 2011

President Obama Says Legalizing Gay Marriage Is Up To Each State

Last night President Obama spoke at an LGBT rights fundraiser in New York City, which is noteworthy because the New York state Senate is currently on the precipice of legalizing gay marriage. In his speech, Obama addressed gay and lesbians’ fight for equal rights and said it is up to each individual state…

By: Jessica Wakeman / June 24, 2011
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