Posts tagged "homosexuality"

Rugby Star Gareth Thomas Can Play On Our Team Any Day

“I became the master of playing the straight man,” says professional rugby player Gareth Thomas on “Ellen.” The 36-year-old Welshman, who plays for the Crusaders in Europe’s Super…

Susannah Breslin | January 5, 2011 - 11:45 am

Would You Defend A Gay Kid Coming Out To His Mom?

In the following clip from the ABC show “What Would You Do?” a teenage boy comes out to his mom and she berates him mercilessly. Will a good Samaritan step…

Julie Gerstein | December 8, 2010 - 2:20 pm

Is Your Boyfriend Bisexual?

I just found out (via some totally sane Internet stalking) that my boyfriend used to have a thing with a guy. We’ve only been dating a few weeks. Should I…

Lemondrop | December 2, 2010 - 9:45 pm

Today’s Lady News: Dolly Parton Is The Voice Of Reason In America

How could we have missed this clip of Dolly Parton, on “Larry King Live,” talking about how we all need to be a little more tolerant? “I…

Jessica Wakeman | November 30, 2010 - 9:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: Cindy McCain Says Our Government Treats Gays Like “Second Class Citizens”

Cindy McCain joined this NOH8 campaign video alongside Slash, Dr. Drew, Kat Von D, and other celebs to speak out against bullying of gay youths. Most importantly,…

Jessica Wakeman | November 12, 2010 - 9:30 pm

Portia De Rossi Might Be Part Of A “Dancing With The Stars” Same-Sex Dance Couple

If you’ve been missing a weekly dose of Portia de Rossi — and her harrowing new memoir, Unbearable Lightness, isn’t enough — then it might just be your lucky day.

Julie Gerstein | November 12, 2010 - 7:15 pm

Today’s Lady News: Aussies Won’t Let Lesbian Teen Take Her GF To School Dance

Hannah Williams, 16, of Melbourne, Australia, says she can’t bring her 15-year-old girlfriend Savannah Supski to the school’s formal dance, but that she could bring a male date instead.

Jessica Wakeman | November 9, 2010 - 9:30 pm

Teen Asked To Remove “Marriage Is So Gay” Tee At School

Here’s a particularly silly local news report. It’s about Kate Cohn of Falcon High School in Colorado who was asked to remove her “Marriage Is So Gay” T-shirt…

Jessica Wakeman | November 8, 2010 - 6:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: School Board Member Resigns After Making Bigoted Comments About Gay Kids

A Pleasant Plains, Arkansas, school board member resigned from his position last week after he wrote bigoted comments on his Facebook page on October 20th, the day activists around…

Jessica Wakeman | November 2, 2010 - 8:30 pm

Alec Baldwin Would Go Gay For Jesse Tyler Ferguson

Jesse Tyler Ferguson doesn’t just play a gay man on TV; he’s gay in real life. But one half of “Modern Family“‘s adorbs gay couple is kept from…

Jessica Wakeman | October 21, 2010 - 5:10 pm

Today’s Lady News: Hillary Clinton Posts An “It Gets Better” Video

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton filmed an “It Gets Better” video in light of recent suicides by LGBT teens. Telling gay young adults “it gets better” might…

Jessica Wakeman | October 19, 2010 - 8:30 pm

Hero Of The Day: An “It Gets Better” Video You’ve Got To See

We’ve been hearing a lot about Dan Savage’s incredible “It Gets Better” campaign — and we’re sure you’ve seen tons of “It Gets Better” videos. But this clip…

Julie Gerstein | October 14, 2010 - 3:40 pm

Elton John Defends His Performance At Rush Limbaugh’s Wedding

“I said, ‘I suppose you’re wondering what the f**k I’m doing here,’ and they collapsed in laughter. It took the heat off. I said, ‘I’m probably the most famous gay

Jessica Wakeman | October 13, 2010 - 4:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: Happy National Coming Out Day!

Happy National Coming Out Day to our gay, lesbian, transgender and bisexual readers! In honor of this special day, our friends at Marie Claire have this fantastic essay by…

Jessica Wakeman | October 11, 2010 - 8:00 pm

6 Findings From The Big, Fat U.S. Sex Survey

Get excited! Get very excited. The results of the biggest U.S. sex survey in 16 years are out. Since 1994 researchers at Indiana University’s Center for Sexual Health Promotion have been…

Ami Angelowicz | October 4, 2010 - 5:20 pm

Nicki Minaj Tells Her Gay Fans To Be “Fighters”

OK, maybe Nicki Minaj is not the world’s most eloquent speaker. But you don’t have to be Barack Obama to get the point across that suicide is never…

Jessica Wakeman | October 4, 2010 - 4:50 pm

Another Gay Teen Commits Suicide After Being Outed

This past week, Tyler Clementi, an 18-year-old college student at Rutgers University, jumped to his death after finding out that his roommate, Dharun Ravi, secretly broadcast Clementi having gay sex…

Julie Gerstein | October 1, 2010 - 4:10 pm

Today’s Lady News: Texas Preschool Won’t Admit Girl With Lesbian Parents

Olivia Harrison has two mommies. Therefore, St. Vincent’s Cathedral School in Bedford, Texas, will not admit the 4-year-old girl to its preschool. Apparently, the school was fine during the application…

Jessica Wakeman | August 24, 2010 - 8:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: Gays Can Marry In California!

Good news! Earlier today, Judge Vaughn Walker lifted the stay imposed on the decision to repeal Proposition 8, the ban on same-sex marriage in California. In other words, gay…

Jessica Wakeman | August 12, 2010 - 8:30 pm

Library Pressured To Remove Book About Gay Teens From Shelves

Do you know what is terrible for teenagers to read about? Homosexuality. They might get ideas! It’s a good thing Glenn Beck’s group, The 9.12 Project, (as in, after 9/11)…

Jessica Wakeman | August 4, 2010 - 3:40 pm
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