Monthly Archives: November 2011

Teachable (and learning) Moment for Gay Parents

From an article on advocate.com Dan Bucatinsky found he and his partner inadvertently sucked into a strange Playdate Affirmative Action Program. Our new friends, the other couple, turned to one another and gave each other some kind of signal to … Continue reading

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How Do I Find a Trans-Friendly Doctor?

From an article on advocate.com: The provider directory of the Gay and Lesbian Medical Association is the most comprehensive resource for finding transgender-friendly doctors. Access it at GLMA.org by following the link to “find a provider.” These providers have indicated … Continue reading

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Transgender Equal Rights Bill Advances in Mass. Legislature

From an article on advocate.com: A key committee of the Massachusetts legislature has released the Transgender Equal Rights Bill and recommended that it pass, setting the stage for a vote before lawmakers break for recess this week. [snip] Gov. Deval … Continue reading

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Chesney, McGraw team up for super tour of stadiums

From an MSN.com article: The tour, dubbed the Brothers of the Sun Tour, will kick off June 2 in Tampa, Fla., and wrap Aug. 25 in Foxboro, Mass. Along the way, there will be stops in many of the nation’s … Continue reading

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Jake Owen’s Latest Album is Good for Your Barefoot Blue Jean Night

I admit, I bought this album mainly because I just wanted to look at Jake Owen. There’s just something about the longish hair, the big, bright white smile, the scruffed up look he’s got that I just find hot. I was … Continue reading

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A Day in America With HIV

From an article in The Advocate: Many of us who don’t have HIV often don’t know much about the daily lives of people living with the virus. And yet those of us living with HIV may also be curious as … Continue reading

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14-Year-Old Lesbian Launches LGBT Youth Book Project

From an article in SheWired: Even in today’s internet-based world, age-appropriate books about LGBT people and issues can provide a lifeline for LGBT youth. Not all schools have the resources to put towards the inclusion of LGBT books in their … Continue reading

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Maine gay marriage supporters exceed petition goal to force ballot initiative

From an article in LGBTQNation: Supporters of same-sex marriage in Maine have surpassed their goal of gathering more than 75,000 petition signatures necessary to put the question on next year’s ballot. [snip] Betsy Smith of Equality Maine said 396 volunteers … Continue reading

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U.S. born Soccor player David Testo announces he is gay

From USA Today: MONTREAL (AP) – Saying he regrets not having done it earlier, American footballer David Testo has come out of the closet. The former Montreal Impact and Vancouver Whitecaps midfielder tells CBC Radio-Canada that teammates knew he was … Continue reading

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Editorial from ADVOCATE States the Obvious

Why the Oscars Now Needs a Gay Host The recent flap over the Oscars — Brett Ratner’s crummy “fags” slur got him the boot from his job as producer, paving the way for his buddy Eddie Murphy’s abrupt departure from … Continue reading

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