Posts tagged "homosexuality"

Gay? Check The Pupils

Scientists have a new way of investigating a subject’s sexuality: It’s all in the eyes, they say. Instead of using invasive methods—such as a band around the penis—to determine sexual…

Newser | August 7, 2012 - 12:10 pm

Study Looks At Doctors Using Steroid To “Prevent” Lesbianism

What in the what now? American doctors have been using a non-FDA-approved steroid called dexamethasone to try to “prevent” lesbianism, bisexuality and intersexuality (i.e. both male and female genitalia)…

Jessica Wakeman | August 6, 2012 - 5:20 pm

Hitched: On Love, Politics & Bigotry

The Democratic Party is set to officially incorporate a pro-gay marriage stance into its 2012 convention platform after a 15-member draft committee approved the new pro-marriage equality language over the…

Andrea Grimes | August 1, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Target Debuts Wedding Registry Ad Starring Gay Couple

Target is just one of several retailers that has realized gays and lesbians have money to spend and have decided to reflect that in their advertising. Under the tagline…

Jessica Wakeman | July 29, 2012 - 10:00 am

Boy Scouts Keeping Ban On Gay Scouts And Leaders

The Boy Scouts of America announced today that they are keeping their policy banning gay scouts and gay leaders after a two-year policy review. I know this item has…

Jessica Wakeman | July 17, 2012 - 5:40 pm

FIT Museum Exhibition To Examine “Queer Style” And Influence In Fashion

If you were ever uncertain about the overwhelming influence of homosexual men in fashion, well, you probably don’t know much about fashion. Some of the most recognizable names ever to…

Rachel Krause | July 14, 2012 - 2:30 pm

Google Supports LGBT Community With “Legalize Love” Campaign

Google has launched a new campaign, Legalize Love, which hopes to end discrimination against homosexuals. At the Global LGBT Workplace Summit on Saturday in London, Google executive Mark Palmer-Edgecumbe introduced the…

Daley Quinn | July 9, 2012 - 4:50 pm

Odd Future Member Frank Ocean Comes Out

I’ve always believed that rap was sort of the final frontier when it comes to homosexuality — that given the culture of misogyny and homophobia so prevalent in rap, it…

Julie Gerstein | July 5, 2012 - 10:20 am

Anderson Cooper (Finally) Comes Out As Gay

In an article on The Daily Beast published this morning by his friend, the journalist Andrew Sullivan, CNN reporter Anderson Cooper has finally come out of the closet as gay.

Jessica Wakeman | July 2, 2012 - 11:40 am

Are You Offended By This Big Gay Oreo?

For some reason, silliness abounds anytime treating gay folks like human beings comes up. The latest comes courtesy of this big, gay Oreo cookie — a “rainbow” cookie which Nabisco/Kraft…

Jessica Wakeman | June 28, 2012 - 2:20 pm

Dick Cheney’s Lesbian Daughter Marries

Mary Cheney, the lesbian daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney, married her longtime partner Heather Poe today in Washington, D.C. In a statement, the Vice President said he…

Jessica Wakeman | June 22, 2012 - 5:40 pm

Photographer Dina Goldstein Imagines Barbie’s Life If Ken Liked Men

Back in the day, Ken was always a hot commodity whenever my friends and I fought over whose Barbie would be the lucky lady that day. Turns out, Ken might…

Daley Quinn | June 16, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Vatican Denounces Nun’s Book Supporting Gay Sex, Masturbation

The Vatican denounced an American nun, Sister Margaret A. Farley, on Monday for her theological teachings in support of same-sex relationships, remarriage after divorce and masturbation.

In her…

Daley Quinn | June 5, 2012 - 4:20 pm

The Shameful Past Of Extrano, DC Comics’ Gay Superhero

The Internet! Sometimes it can teach you a thing or two. Like I didn’t know that DC Comics had a legit gay superhero in the ’80s. Well, let’s rephrase that.

Julie Gerstein | May 28, 2012 - 4:00 pm

Tyler Clementi’s Ex-Roommate Dharun Ravi Sentenced To 30 Days In Jail

“I do believe he acted out of colossal insensitivity.” 

This was the judge who presided over the trial of Dharun Ravi, the former Rutgers University student who was

Jessica Wakeman | May 21, 2012 - 1:40 pm

Girl Talk: I’m A Lesbian Mom

When I think about Mother’s Day, I usually picture a dad in plaid pajama pants destroying the kitchen with his kids in a clumsy effort to make his wife breakfast…

Jaime Jenett | May 11, 2012 - 1:00 pm

Mitt Romney’s “Gay Guy Impression” When Offered A Pink Tie Caught On Camera

Attention To Politicians: when cameras are rolling or even just present, it is not the best time for you to do a lispy impression of a gay guy’s voice when…

Jessica Wakeman | May 10, 2012 - 2:20 pm

President Obama Believes Same-Sex Marriage Should Be Legal

[O]ver the course of several years as I have talked to friends and family and neighbors when I think about members of my own staff who are in incredibly committed…

Jessica Wakeman | May 9, 2012 - 3:20 pm

North Carolina Votes To Add Gay Marriage Ban To State Constitution

Last night North Carolina became the 3oth state in the country to approve a constitutional amendment defining “marriage” as a union between a man and a woman. NC law has…

Jessica Wakeman | May 9, 2012 - 11:20 am

Today’s Lady News: Half Of Americans Support Marriage Equality

Half of all Americans believe gay couples have the right to marry, according to a new poll from Gallup. While the amount of support is slightly down from last…

Jessica Wakeman | May 8, 2012 - 5:20 pm
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