Posts tagged "homosexuality"

Finally! eHarmony Makes Online Dating “Welcoming” For Gays After Lawsuit

Good news! The online dating website eHarmony will finally become more inclusive to gays and lesbians. After duking it out over a class-action lawsuit in California for two and a half years, eHarmony has agreed to be more “welcoming” to homosexuals on its site.

By: Jessica Wakeman / January 27, 2010

7 Supposed Signs Your Man Is On The Down Low

Down Low men keep their bisexual behavior a secret from their female partners because they’re uncomfortable with homosexuality and are afraid of the negative consequences of coming out. They don’t want to be judged, ostracized, or have their masculinity questioned. J.L. King, a self-professed former down low man, gives signs a man might be o…

By: Annika Harris / January 20, 2010

James Franco French Kisses A Dude On “SNL”

If you watched James Franco hosting “SNL” this weekend, then you might have noticed a little bit of a theme … homosexuality. Almost every skit contained some sort of gay reference. Hmmm … let’s see: He played Latin singing star Rico Garlanda, danced in footsie pajamas, portrayed James Dean exchanging secret Santa gifts with…

By: Ami Angelowicz / December 21, 2009

Miss Gay Brazil Gets Her Wig Snatched

Oh, no she di’-n’t! After being crowned Miss Gay Brazil 2009, Ava Simões got her wig snatched clean off her head by a fellow PO’d contestant! And her tiara, too! Talk about a sore drag queen loser. If that had happened to me, I know I would’ve cut a fellow contestant. You do not

By: Susannah Breslin / November 19, 2009

Boys In Skirts, Girls In Tuxes—What’s A High School Principal To Do?

Depending on what kind of high school you attended and what part of the country you grew up in, you’re probably well aware of school dress codes: no miniskirts, no baseball hats, no gang colors, etc. But some kids who are challenging their dress code aren’t just trying to flash a skimpy thong to get…

By: Jessica Wakeman / November 9, 2009

Maine Repeals Same-Sex Marriage Law

Boo! Maine, you FAIL. In yesterday’s election, Maine voters repealed a gay marriage law which would have made it the sixth state in America where gays have the right to marry just like straight couples. Instead, Maine has the dubious distinction of being the 31st state to make gay marriage verboten. It’s a total bummer…

By: Jessica Wakeman / November 4, 2009

“The Daily Show” Does D.C.’s Big Gay Rights Parade

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There was a huge gay rights march in Washington, D.C. this weekend and “The Daily Show” had its best man on the case. John Oliver hit the streets to talk with rainbow-wearing folks about their nefarious aims—equal…

By: Jessica Wakeman / October 14, 2009

11 Years Old And Out Of The Closet: The Trouble With Gay Middle Schoolers

We’re not just the first generation to elect a black president—some say we’re also the first generation in which gay teenagers feel safe coming out to their parents and classmates. In Sunday’s New York Times Magazine cover story, writer Benoit Denizet-Lewis chronicled how adolescents are so much more confident telling their friends, families and parent…

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 28, 2009

Quote Of The Day: Michael Kors Got Outed By His Mom—At Age 12

“My mom started asking when I was 12, ‘Is there anything you want to tell me?’ I then told her I was bisexual. And she said, ‘You’re so trendy, but you are not bisexual, you are gay.’ She cut to the chase. What can I say?Michael Kors, “Project Runway” judge and fashion designer. [Vanity Fair]…

By: Jessica Wakeman / August 7, 2009

Shocker! You Can’t Turns Gays Straight With Therapy

The American Psychological Association has finally gotten around to saying that therapy aimed at turning gays straight is totally bogus. Good job, guys. We’ve only known that for, like, ever. In a vote of 125-to-4, the APA adopted a resolution saying that mental health personnel shouldn’t recommend so-called “repairative therapy” or similar treatments to gay…

By: Nikki Dowling / August 6, 2009

Some Clergy Refuse To Sign Straight Couples’ Marriage Certificates

If gays can’t marry, no one will. That’s the point of view of some clergy in the Refuse To Sign movement, who believe that gay marriage should be legal everywhere, but individual churches should be allowed to choose whether or not to perform the unions.

While some clergy won’t perform any weddings or…

By: Jessica Wakeman / July 13, 2009

Perez Hilton Considered Calling Will.I.Am The “N” Word

Perez Hilton just got more hate-able: the bottom-feeding gossip blogger told The Advocate, a gay magazine, that during his fight with Will.I.Am of the Black Eyed Peas, “I thought about calling him the n-word, but I thought the f-word was even worse.”…

By: Jessica Wakeman / July 7, 2009

Gay Sex No Longer Illegal In New Delhi

The gay pride parade in New Delhi, India may have just ended, but supporters of the gay right’s movement rose that striped flag once again in celebration of the decriminalization of gay sex in the traditionally conservative country. While the New Delhi High Court did not legalize homosexuality, it did grant gay Indians the freedom…

By: Daniela Guernica / July 2, 2009

Jenny Sanford Blames The Gays For Her Husband’s Affair

When you threw your cheatin’ man out on his ass, we thought you were pretty awesome, Jenny Sanford. But now you’ve opened your mouth and said the GAYS are to blame for the moral decay in this country that led your husband, Gov. Mark Sanford, to stray from you with Argentine lover, Maria Belen Chapur

By: Jessica Wakeman / July 1, 2009

If You Are HIV Positive, You Probably Live Here

Of course, sexual health educators should still teach everyone to protect themselves against HIV/AIDS. But researchers have created an interactive online “HIV/AIDS Atlas,” which shows how only one-fifth of America’s counties make up 80 percent of the cases. It’s sometimes hard to make public health topics “interesting” and “cool,” but a map does a good…

By: Jessica Wakeman / June 24, 2009

Being Gay Is Natural, It Happens In The Animal Kingdom, Too

For all those critics of homosexuality and same-sex marriage who say that being gay is unnatural, get a load of this: scientists have found that homosexual relationships are quite prevalent among reptiles, mammals, amphibians, and even insects. In studying a group of Laysa albatrosses (birds) where the number of males outnumbered the females, researchers found…

By: Leonora Epstein / June 18, 2009

Marriage License For Two Men In NYC Is Revoked

Same-sex marriage bans just got stupider: two New Yorkers just got their marriage license revoked after city officials say they were snookered into believing the bride was actually a groom.

The would-be bride, Hakim Nelson, 18, identifies as a woman and hopes to undergo gender reassignment surgery. When Nelson married 21-year-old Jason Stenso…

By: Jessica Wakeman / June 15, 2009

The Daily Squeeze: No Sex In Space Movie & Male Birds’ Singing

Virgin Galactic, the company planning on taking wealthy tourists to the edge of the atmosphere, has turned down a $1 million-offer for a sex-in-spacce movie. [Fox news]
The Indian Health Minister wants to legalize homosexuality, which is currently a crime with the punishment of life in prison, so that they can focus on fighting HIV/AIDS.

By: Catherine Strawn / October 3, 2008

Fans React To Clay Aiken Coming Out

The biggest entertainment news to break this week is Clay Aiken’s revelation that he is indeed gay. This news really wasn’t surprising to me because my gaydar started beeping the second I first laid eyes on the former “American Idol” contestant. Since many of Clay’s fans didn’t have my intuition and have vehemently denied hi…

By: Annika Harris / September 24, 2008

Quickies!: Whitney Port Scores Her Own Show, Vows To End Every Word With A “G” Sound

OMFG, Whitney Port will have her own series on MTV starting in early 2009. She’s always been our favorite, and we’re scared that having her own show is going to ruin her! [E Online]
Despite Republican Vice Presidential nominee Sarah Palin’s views on homosexuality, John McCain’s chief of staff, Mark Buse, is openly gay. [The

By: Annika Harris / September 22, 2008
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