Posts tagged "lgbt"

First Time For Everything: Hooking Up With A Woman

Simply put, I have been boy crazy since elementary school.

Men have always been the ones I kissed, fellated, fucked, Skype-sexed, you name it. All of my sexual…

Jessica Wakeman | February 8, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Evan Rachel Wood Will Happily Explain Bisexuality To You

“I don’t get offended by [questions about bisexuality]. I look at it as an opportunity to educate people. A lot of times they just really don’t know a lot about…

Jessica Wakeman | February 3, 2013 - 2:00 pm

NBA Star Kenneth Faried Of The Denver Nuggets Introduces His Lesbian Moms

This video had me tearing up: here’s NBA star Kenneth Faried of the Denver Nuggets and his two moms, Waudda and Carol. They talk about how they’ve been a couple…

Jessica Wakeman | January 25, 2013 - 4:20 pm

Texas YMCA Denies Family Membership To Lesbian Parents

A YMCA in Tyler, Texas, is allegedly refusing to give a family membership to two lesbian parents, even though they did issue them such a membership a decade ago.

Jessica Wakeman | January 24, 2013 - 5:40 pm

Guy Talk: Why A Straight Man Like Me Cares About Transgender Rights

Over the weekend, the UK’s Observer published an editorial about transgender people that crossed a bunch of lines. It’s not really worth repeating the things that the author wrote, but they…

Dan Solomon | January 18, 2013 - 12:00 pm

What We Can All Learn From Jodie Foster’s Golden Globes Speech

By now, you’ve probably watched or at least, heard about Jodie Foster’s acceptance speech for the Cecil B. DeMille Award at last night’s Golden Globes. Today, the internet is a…

Ami Angelowicz | January 14, 2013 - 1:40 pm

Army Staff Sergeant Tracy Dice Refused Widower Benefits Because She Is A Lesbian

Watch this absolutely infuriating interview with Army Staff Sgt. Tracy Dice, who lost her wife Sgt. Donna Johnson on October 1 when she was killed with two other soldiers…

Jessica Wakeman | January 8, 2013 - 6:00 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

Fox News Anchor Calls Rachel Maddow “An Angry Young Man”

A Fox TV anchor in Cincinatti, Ohio, named Tricia Macke has apologized for calling MSNBC talk show host Rachel Maddow “an angry young man.” Gurl, you do not mess…

Jessica Wakeman | November 12, 2012 - 5:20 pm

Make Bea Arthur Proud! LGBT Teen Center Destroyed By Sandy Needs Your Help

When flawless “Golden Girls” star Bea Arthur passed away, she left a bucket of money to the Ali Forney Center in New York City, a shelter for LGBTQ teenagers. Ali…

Jessica Wakeman | November 5, 2012 - 1:20 pm

Study: Children With Lesbian Parents Are Not Screwed Up

Lesbians are great parents whose children are happy with life and academically successful, according to the findings of a study conducted by the Williams Institute. [Queerty]
A cultural…

Jessica Wakeman | November 1, 2012 - 5:40 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

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

D.C. Debuts Rad Transgender Respect Campaign

It’s a sad statement on society when we have to issue advertising campaigns to remind people to treat their fellow human beings “with courtesy and respect.” But whatever, I’m not…

Jessica Wakeman | September 15, 2012 - 4:00 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

LGBT Issues And Christianity At The Center Of Dan Savage And Brian Brown’s “Dinner Table Debate”

Well, it finally happened. Months in the making, Dan Savage and Brian Brown battled it out in “The Dinner Table Debate,” discussing LGBT issues and Christianity and moderated by Mark…

Daley Quinn | August 23, 2012 - 2:20 pm
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