Monthly Archives: February 2013

Why It Gets Better: Visibility

And not just for your e-reader. What makes this ad awesome is not just that it has the visibility of a gay couple in the ad, but what that visibility could mean to some young kid out there looking to … Continue reading

Posted in It Gets Better, Television | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Kentucky Farmer Hits Hard Times After He Was Fired For Being Gay

Image by Genevieve Adams for BuzzFeed Yup, it does happen. Here in America were we are most focused on gay marriage equality and our recent victories toward that end, you can still be fired for being gay. From BuzzFeed: Kevin … Continue reading

Posted in local GLBT News | Leave a comment

Philly Drag Persona, Martha Graham Cracker, Disinvited From Reading to Kids

The Huffington Post reports that famed Drag Persona, Martha Graham Cracker, has been disinvited from reading Dr. Seuss to school kids because her act is ‘inappropriate.’ Graham Cracker had originally received an invite from Mark Simmons of Haddonfield Child Care … Continue reading

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

A New, Comprehensive Term for LGBT?

A London advocacy group, Pink Therapy, is advocating the use of a new term to replace the long-used LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender): Gender and Sexual Diversities (GSD). the group feels that GSD is more inclusive of the spectrum … Continue reading

Posted in National LGBT News | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Jason Alden in March 4 Edition of ‘Country Weekly’

Georgia’s handsomest export, Jason Aldean, graces the cover of the March 4 edition of Country Weekly where he talks about his upcoming Night Train Tour for 2013. This particular issue of Country Weekly is like a my favorite men issue. … Continue reading

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

Irate Ax-wielding Phoenix Bar Patron Subdued by Bar Manager and Go-Go Boy

FOX 10 out of Phoenix reports that a Go-Go dancer and bar manager, Adrian Carlos Maldonado, subdued an irate ax-wielding bar patron after Maldonado stopped serving him: Maldonado was managing the bar on Bethany Home Road and 18th Avenue last … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment

GOP Leaves Out LGBTs From Violence Against Women Act

From Mother Jones When House Republicans released their version of the Violence Against Women Act late on Friday, advocacy groups for victims of domestic violence were unanimous: They hate the Republicans’ plan. There are over 20 House Republicans who have … Continue reading

Posted in Legislation | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Lake County, Fla. Dragging Its Feet In Allowing GSA

Bayli Silberstein, an eighth grader who is bisexual, has been trying to form a Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) at her school to help combat the bullying hat she and her friends had been experiencing: Silberstein’s push for a GSA is in … Continue reading

Posted in LGBT Youth | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Lost of Great Country Talent, Mindy McCeady To Suicide

From Mindy McCready was found dead Sunday (Feb. 17) in Heber Springs, Ark., of an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound. She was 37. According to a statement issued by the Cleburne County sheriff’s department, authorities received a report at 3:31 … Continue reading

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

Today in LGBT History: The Passing of ‘Sexual Pioneer’ Dan Massey

From METROWEEKLY: In some ways an ally, in some ways a member, Dan Massey was inarguably an advocate for the LGBT – and queer – community, as well as a visionary of sexual freedom for all. Massey died of cancer … Continue reading

Posted in LGBT History | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment