Monthly Archives: June 2012

Today in Irony: Gay Dads Hugging and Playing with Their Kids – GASP!

See the below request from the American Family Association to boycott JC Penny. Pay particular attention to sentance one in paragraph two. Dads doing normal, everyday, loving, ordinary interactions with their kids that will help them grow up into well-adjusted, … Continue reading

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Why It Gets Better: Pentagon to Mark Gay Pride Month

The first paragraph says it all. From the Associated Press via Politico: WASHINGTON (AP) — Last summer, gays in the military dared not admit their  sexual orientation. This summer, the Pentagon will salute them, marking gay  pride month just as it … Continue reading

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Lee Brice’s New Album Isn’t Hard To Love at All

Despite its title, the music on Lee Brice’s latest CD isn’t hard to love at all. On his second effort, Brice creates an album with a mix of music that works well together. There are some rocking tunes; some light-hearted, … Continue reading

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LGBT Youth Homelessness: an ‘invisible’ Problem

Washington, D.C. – A June article from Metroweekly by John Riley points out part of the problem in the lack of resources for LGBT Homeless Youth is because they are very adept at being able to being able to get … Continue reading

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Calling on Country Artists to be Ouspokenly LGBT Supportive

Carrie Underwood just got a little more beautiful. Recently speaking to the United Kingdom Independent, Underwood expressed support for gay couples: “As a married person myself, I don’t know what it’s like to be told I can’t marry somebody I … Continue reading

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New Guidebook for and about Transgender Seniors

From Thanks to Sage (Services and Advocacy for GLBT Elders) and the National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE), transgender men and women have a new guidebook on what to anticipate as they get older. Improving the Lives of Transgender … Continue reading

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Freudian Slip: Fearmongering ENDA

The Employment Non-discrimination Act (ENDA) is a (yet to be passed) bill in the US Congress that would prohibit discrimination in employment and hiring on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity. In the below video piece that has two … Continue reading

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‘All About Eve’ Gone Country

This night-time sudser is supposidly ‘coming this fall’ to ABC. The series stars the stunningly hot Connie Britton (Friday Night Lights, American Horror Story) and “save the cheerleader; save the world” Hayden Panettiere (Guiding Light, Heroes) in this retred-ish of ‘All … Continue reading

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Free Transgender Legal Clinic to Launch in Washington DC

From METROWEEKLY: The ”Name and Gender Clinic” will be held every other month – following initial June and July – and will allow clients of [Whitman-Walker Health] to meet one-on-one with trained attorneys from Trans Legal Advocates of Washington[, DC], … Continue reading

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Even Commitment Ceremonies Get No Love

From the Associated Press: Two Republican congressmen  on Wednesday denounced a same-sex ceremony held at the Army’s Fort Polk training base in Louisiana, saying it violated Defense Department policy. Following last year’s repeal of its “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy, … Continue reading

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