homosexuality

Meet The 83-Year-Old Lesbian Taking On The Defense Of Marriage Act

Meet 83-year-old Edith Windsor, the widower whose fight against the Defense of Marriage Act is headed to the Supreme Court (Windsor vs. United States). Windsor had a 40-year-long relationship…

Jessica Wakeman | December 11, 2012 - 5:40 pm

Lesbian Couple Of 35 Years Finally Obtains Washington State Marriage License

A lesbian couple who’s been together for 35 years got the first-ever marriage license for a same-sex union as soon as it became legal in Washington state at midnight…

Jessica Wakeman | December 6, 2012 - 5:40 pm

Gay Women Will Marry Your Boyfriends

Of course, here’s the inevitable response to the parody video “Gay Men Will Marry Your Girlfriends.” I’ll have you know, lesbians, that you don’t scare me. I’m pre-t-t-y sure my…

Jessica Wakeman | December 2, 2012 - 3:00 pm

Alabama Woman Attacked For Being Lesbian Releases Statement

Mallory Owens, the lesbian woman in Alabama who was allegedly brutally beaten up on Thanksgiving by her girlfriend’s brother because he did not “approve” of their relationship, has released…

Jessica Wakeman | November 30, 2012 - 5:40 pm

Teen Boy In Alabama Assaults His Sister’s Girlfriend On Thanksgiving

The family of Mallory Owens in Mobile, Alabama, wants charges upgraded for the 18-year-old boy who allegedly assaulted Owens on Thanksgiving. Travis Hawkins Jr. allegedly beat Owens so badly…

Jessica Wakeman | November 26, 2012 - 5:20 pm

Mommie Dearest: A Tale Of Two Gay Penguins

One of the more challenging aspects to being a parent is keeping a handle on all the various things to which your child is exposed. For instance, the many studies…

Avital Norman Nathman | November 14, 2012 - 1:00 pm

Children Of Lesbian Mothers Have Higher Grades And Happier Lives

Bad news for those who believe homosexual parents can negatively affect their children: a study of 17-year-olds who were raised by lesbian mothers found that they did well in school,…

Daley Quinn | November 7, 2012 - 4:40 pm

Ricki Lake Tackles An Openly Gay Man Married To A Woman

Everything I loved about Ricki Lake in the ’80s and ’90s is still present and accounted for in the updated version of her talk show. Drag queens, eye rolling audience…

Ami Angelowicz | November 5, 2012 - 3:40 pm

Appeals Court Strikes Down Defense Of Marriage Act

Great gay news today: The U.S. appeals court of New York struck down the contentious Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), which defines marriage as strictly that which can take place…

Julie Gerstein | October 18, 2012 - 3:20 pm

Straight Guy Lives Life As A Gay Man For A Year

Timothy Kurek grew up in a religiously conservative family, and was told that homosexuality was an abominable sin. He regularly counseled friends and families on how to approach homosexuality. “The…

Julie Gerstein | October 15, 2012 - 2:40 pm

The Soapbox: Butt Chugging Is Stupid, But It Doesn’t Make You Gay

Last week, we told about about that alleged near-death-by-butt-chugging incident of a Pi Kappa Alpha brother at the University of Tennessee. Yesterday, Alexander P. Buttchugger, I mean Broughton, came forward…

Ami Angelowicz | October 3, 2012 - 1:00 pm

“Same Love” By Macklemore & Ryan Lewis: A Rap/Short Film Supporting Marriage Equality

I can’t change / even if I wanted to
Such is the chorus for “Same Love,” by Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, featuring Mary Lambert, a new song released this…

Jessica Wakeman | October 2, 2012 - 4:40 pm

Billionaire Dad Offers $65M To Man Who Can “Seduce” His Lesbian Daughter, Gigi Chao

A Hong Kong real estate bigwig named Cecil Chao Sze-tsung is offering $65 million to any man who can “seduce” his lesbian daughter, Gigi Chao, and “turn her straight.”

Jessica Wakeman | September 26, 2012 - 6:00 pm

Lady Gaga: The Pope’s View On Homosexuality “Does Not Matter To The World”

“I think that gay marriage is going to happen. It must.  We are not actually equal — humanity — if we are not allowed to freely love one another. What the…

Jessica Wakeman | September 25, 2012 - 1:20 pm

Girl Talk: Why I’m An Out And Proud Bisexual

Let me tell you a story about “bi invisibility.” A few years ago, at my first full-time job – which, I should clarify, was at an LGBT nonprofit organization –…

Carrie Nelson | September 21, 2012 - 2:00 pm

The Soapbox: On Rupert Everett & Having Gay Parents

The actor Rupert Everett, who is gay, believes children should have a “mother and a father.”

My father, who is also gay, shared the same beliefs. So did my…

Suzanne Turner | September 18, 2012 - 3:00 pm

Ezra Miller: “I’m Open To Love Wherever It Can Be Found”

“The way I would choose to identify myself wouldn’t be gay. I’ve been attracted mostly to ‘shes’ but I’ve been with many people and I’m open to love wherever it…

Jessica Wakeman | September 18, 2012 - 2:20 pm

Bigotry Against Gays Is “Sick,” Says Zachary Quinto

“One of the defining conversations that I had with myself was that absolutely no good can come from me staying quiet about [my sexuality].  Literally, no good can come from…

Jessica Wakeman | September 14, 2012 - 2:40 pm

Gay Marriage Scaremongering Is The Most Hilarious Campaign Ad Of The 2012 Election

I thought the very intense lady who claims she “survived” an abortion, despite the fact that logic makes no sense, was the most guffaw-inducing campaign ad of the 2012 election.

Jessica Wakeman | September 5, 2012 - 2:20 pm

Dan Savage Enlists Tegan & Sara To Answer Question About A Crush On Tegan & Sara

What do you do if you’re an advice columnist who gets a letter from a young woman with questions about her crush on the twins sisters who make up the…

Julie Gerstein | August 16, 2012 - 1:40 pm
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