Monthly Archives: February 2012

Why It Gets Better: Gay Marine Homecoming

It’s been dubbed as the kiss seen round the world and compared to the famous 1940s photo of the sailor and nurse in times square, but just the mere fact that gay military members can now greet their boyfriends/girlfriends/partners/spouses the … Continue reading

Posted in Commentary, LGBT Servicemembers | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Chicago to Introduce Policy for Transgender Detainees

Reposted from windycitymediagroup.com: After more than two years of pushing by local organizations, Ald. Proco Joe Moreno is poised to introduce a transgender police ordinance to the City Council next month. According to a fact sheet put out by veteran … Continue reading

Posted in local GLBT News, Transgender | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

NM Governor Refused Service for her Anti-Equality Stance

instinctmagazine.com is reporting on a hairdresser’s refusal to cut New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez “The governor’s aides called not too long ago, wanting another appointment to come in,” [Antonio] Darden[, a Santa Fe-based hair stylist] said. “Because of her stances … Continue reading

Posted in local GLBT News | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Colorado Mesa Running Back Arrested In Fight With Gay Woman

Reposted from thedenverchannel.com: Witnesses told police 20-year-old Shane Williams had a verbal fight with a woman that turned into a physical fight in which he allegedly slammed her onto the pavement early Friday. The woman, Chelsea Gallagher, said that the … Continue reading

Posted in bullying, local GLBT News | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

A Four Letter Word to Describe the Movie “A Four Letter Word” — Good

A Four Letter Word Staring Jesse Archer and Charlie David 2007 Hotties Jesse Archer and Charlie David star in this romantic comedy about “love in the 21st century.” Luke, played by Archer, is man on the make. He’s always looking … Continue reading

Posted in film | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Dog the Bounty Hunter for NOH8

Here’s something that was a total, yet pleasant, surprise to me. From The Daily Activist: LGBT Issues – Dog the Bounty Hunter and his bleached/mulleted family have proudly volunteered themselves to help support the NOH8 campaign. While the Chapman family … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Minnesota school district drops anti-LGBT policy that spawned national controversy

A small step forward. Here’s hoping the school district actually walks the talk and will continue to progress forward. From the American Independent: Minnesota’s embattled Anoka-Hennepin School Board voted on Monday to repeal a long-held policy that prohibits discussion of … Continue reading

Posted in bullying, local GLBT News | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Longtime church employee was terminated for his same-sex wedding in N.Y.

Reposted from charlotteobserver.com: The last five months have been eventful for Steav Bates-Congdon. First he got married. Then he got fired. The popular music director at St. Gabriel Catholic Church in south Charlotte lost his job last month for marrying … Continue reading

Posted in local GLBT News | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Singer-Songwriter Aiden James

From the a music review of James’s Trouble with This in MetroWeekly: If you didn’t know James was from Philadelphia, you might peg James as a Midwesterner, or near-Westerner. He sings plainly, with a hint of a twang. Ultimately, his … Continue reading

Posted in Music | Tagged | Leave a comment