Posts tagged "homosexuality"

True Story: My Weekend With Exodus International, “Ex-Gay” Organization

On Wednesday afternoon, the president of Exodus International, one of the largest “ex-gay” organizations in the world, issued an apology to the LGBT community. “I cannot apologize for my beliefs about…

Carrie Nelson | June 21, 2013 - 1:00 pm

Exodus International, So-Called “Ex-Gay” Ministry, Shuts Down And Issues Apology

The so-called “ex-gay” ministry Exodus International announced it is shutting down after 37 years of claiming to turn gay and lesbian men and women straight through alleged “conversation therapy.”…

Jessica Wakeman | June 20, 2013 - 7:00 pm

Waitress Fired For Dressing In Drag Or For Breaking The Dress Code?

A woman in Kalamazoo, Michigan claims that she has been fired for showing up to work at the restaurant, Harvey’s on the Mall, in dressed as a man. The restaurant,…

Mary Odell | June 20, 2013 - 11:20 am

Shocker (Not!): Extremely Anti-Gay Countries Search For The Most Gay Porn

Pakistan, Nigeria, and Kenya are some of the world’s most vehemently anti-gay countries. Coincidentally enough, these countries also have some of the highest Google searches for gay porn. Searches like…

Mary Odell | June 17, 2013 - 9:40 am

Russian Law Would Pretend Gay People Don’t Exist

According to a Russian bill that passed by a unanimous vote, it would be illegal to tell children that gay people exist or that homosexuality is socially equal to heterosexuality.

Mary Odell | June 13, 2013 - 7:00 pm

Michelle Obama Speech Interrupted By Gay Rights Heckler

Last night, at a private Democratic National Committee fundraiser in Washington, a protester started heckling First Lady Michelle Obama — which lead to the First Lady  threatening to leave the…

Jessica Wakeman | June 5, 2013 - 2:30 pm

A Possible (Funny) Explanation On How Heterosexuality Came To Be

Ever wonder how the first men figured out how to reproduce? Are we all naturally inclined to go for “samesies”? John McKeever and his merry band of early men debate…

Julie Gerstein | May 29, 2013 - 12:40 pm

Teen Lesbian Drama “Blue Is The Warmest Color” Wins The Top Prize At Cannes

French teenagers! Lesbianism! Philosophy! Jean Paul Sartre! “Long, explicit sex scenes”! This year, the prizewinning film at the Cannes Film Festival was after our own hearts! The three-hour long drama,…

Jessica Wakeman | May 28, 2013 - 7:00 pm

Two More Anti-Gay Attacks In New York City

On Monday in New York City, thousands of people marched in honor of Mark Carson, a 32-year-old man who was shot to death this weekend for being gay.  Protesters, which included…

Sarah Gray | May 22, 2013 - 3:40 pm

Florida Teen Kaitlyn Hunt Battling Expulsion, “Lewd” Charges For Consensual Same-Sex Relationship

An 18-year-old Florida high school senior has been expelled from school and is facing charges of “lewd and lascivious battery” for her consensual same-sex relationship with a 15-year-old from her…

Jessica Wakeman | May 20, 2013 - 4:20 pm

Gay Man Murdered In NYC’s West Village In Hate Crime On Friday Night

Mark Carson, a 32-year-old gay man, was murdered on Friday night in a hate crime that has rocked New York City’s famously gay-friendly West Village.

Carson was shot…

Jessica Wakeman | May 20, 2013 - 11:40 am

The New Yorker’s Tribute To Lesbian Moms

Aww! This week’s cover of The New Yorker gives a big shoutout to moms who don’t get enough props on the cover of mainstream magazines on Mother’s Day: same-sex moms.

Jessica Wakeman | May 12, 2013 - 9:00 am

Rhode Island Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage!

Rhode Island became the 10th state in the nation to legalize same-sex marriage last week! The state House and Senate both approved marriage equality and the governor signed it…

Jessica Wakeman | May 6, 2013 - 5:40 pm

NBA Player Jason Collins Comes Out As Gay

In a moving piece in the May 6 issue of Sports Illustrated, veteran basketball player Jason Collins came out as gay today. The center, who’s spent the past 12 years…

Julie Gerstein | April 29, 2013 - 2:20 pm

The Soapbox: Just Because I’m Gay Doesn’t Mean That I’m Attracted To You

Moving through the world as someone who identifies as bisexual or queer, I’m always navigating difficult experiences that compartmentalize my sexuality. I’ve been labeled “indecisive” for not being more assertive…

Shanelle Matthews | April 29, 2013 - 11:00 am

Jemima Kirke Is A Beautiful Gay Bride For Bridal Boutique Ad

It’s not just Allison Williams who has locked lips with costar Jemima Kirke: the lovely, floaty Jemima appears in a bridal boutique lookbook for a New York City shop kissing…

Jessica Wakeman | April 17, 2013 - 5:20 pm

Girl Talk: My Queerness Includes Men & That’s OK

Jared’s* question came during a sex party a few months ago, after some steamy foreplay organically led to this discussion: “Can I fuck you now?”

It caught me…

Amanda Goldberg | April 15, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Snoop (Dogg) Lion Doesn’t Think Homosexuality Will Ever Be Accepted In Rap

“I don’t have a problem with gay people. I got some gay homies. Yeah, for real. People who were gay used to get beat up. It was cool to beat…

Julie Gerstein | April 11, 2013 - 9:20 am

Analouisa Valencia: The Miss South Carolina Pageant’s First Lesbian Beauty Queen

Beauty pageants usually get the sideeye from The Frisky for their perpetuation of tired old beauty standards, so we are delighted to hear about Analouisa Valencia of South Carolina. Valencia,…

Jessica Wakeman | April 8, 2013 - 9:40 am

Gigi Chao Responds To Dad’s Million Dollar Offer To Marry His Lesbian Daughter & Make Her Straight

Remember Gigi Chao? She’s the lesbian daughter of Chinese billionaire Cecil Chao who offered millions to a man to marry her into heterosexuality?  While many offered, all were refused.

Sarah Gray | April 2, 2013 - 6:30 pm
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