Tag Archives: Queer News

New SF Video Podcast: “This Town” | Pound Puppy Controversial Video, Aron Kantor, RIP Cookie Dough, SF Crimes | Ep 1

New SF Video Podcast: “This Town” | Pound Puppy Controversial Video, Aron Kantor, RIP Cookie Dough, SF Crimes | Ep 1

  OK, think of all those day time talk shows with women sitting around a table gabbing, now replace them with a bunch of queers talking about what’s most important to them. We will be focussing on local and global hot topics from the week & current news. “This Town” is an exciting new weekly

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Video Recap of LGBTQ Entertainment News: David Bowie, CHRISTEENE, David Bowie, Tom Goss, Father Tiger, Drake Jensen, Purple Crush x Josh Peace and More!

This weeks highlights in LGBTQ arts, music, entertainment and culture. This weeks video features David Bowie, CHRISTEENE, David Bowie, Tom Goss, Father Tiger, Drake Jensen, Purple Crush x Josh Peace and More! Links below for video content: The Art of Drummer Magazine: New Outlines of Masculinity Presented by ANTEBELLUM Hollywood CHRISTEENE & PJ RAVAL Serve

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New Youtube Channel, A Gay Agenda’s Top LGBTQ 10 Stories Of 2012: Video

  Accidental Bear’s Mike Enders teams up with Jay Leffew (Gay Family Values and The Right To Love: An American Family) on this exciting new Youtube channel A Gay Agenda. Jay and Mike are in the baby steps of creating the channel but their chemistry in undeniable. They give us a taste of things to come in


Jen Tyrrell and George Takei Wore Boy Scout Uniforms in Yesterday’s New York City Pride Parade in Protest of the Organization’s Anti-Gay Policy

Spending quality time with George Takei has been added to my bucket list. TV icon and former Boy Scout George Takei joined Jennifer Tyrrell —the Ohio mom ousted as leader of her son’s Boy Scouts troop because she’s gay — as well as GLAAD and local scouts at the 43rd Annual NYC Pride March earlier today in


IRS Provides New Guidance for Same-Sex Couples

The IRS has published new Q & A guidance addressing specific federal tax issues faced by same-sex couples.   While the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is the principal obstacle to equal treatment in federal taxation, another hurdle has been the lack of clear guidance from the IRS for LGBT people.  Tax time can be confusing

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What Did the Stonewall Riots Get Right that the Occupy Movement Didn’t?

This Sunday, as every fourth Sunday in June, the streets of New York will fill with prideful marchers celebrating Pride Month. There will be similar marches, too, in cities around the country. Sunday marks the forty-third year since the uprising in a Greenwich Village bar called Stonewall that supposedly started the modern gay revolution. The


Weekly Rehash: George Takei, Dads in Briefs, Greek Model, Kissing Paul Rudd, “Seed Money”, Scruffy Aussie Bear Puppets …

  News: JustLeftTheCloset.com: A New Social Networking Site for LGBT Teens Has Launched Dan Savage on MTV’s “Savage U” Gives the Hard Truth, “Don’t stick your d**k in anything you wouldn’t date!” :: Trailer Cover of Metrosource Magazine April/May 2012 Issue Featuring Ben Cohen! “Bully Buster” Accidental Bear T-Shirt & Sweat Shirt Design Contest! It


Weekly Rehash: Royal Penis, “Grindr for Equality,” Scruff Male Models, Barney Frank, Gay Racism, “Bromance,” Dwarf Bullfighters,

Queer News: India’s Gay Sex Legality Debate Creates National Confusion Watch teenage Youtuber Come Out to His Mom Video: I Smell Acting Here We Go Again, Prop. 8 Ruling Appealed SF Castro Gets a New Gem: SF Grill Castro “Almost Famous Panini Grilled Sandwiches” Exciting items on the menu include: Ostrich Sandwich (w/o one of the


News: Romney on AIDS Policy, National Coming Out Day, Betty White…

LESBIAN COUPLE UNDER FIRE FOR SUPPORTING DAUGHTER’S GENDER TRANSITION | A lesbian couple featured in a recent CNN story about transgender children are now under fire for helping facilitate their daughter’s transition from “Thomas” to “Tammy” by suppressing her hormones. The Guardian profiled the family(inappropriately describing Tammy with male pronouns), and multiple anti-LGBT groups have responded. The National


Queer News: Anderson Cooper, Obama At HRC Dinner, Choose Your Pronoun, DADT Repeal in Action

Obama At HRC Dinner: GOP Presidential Candidates Must ‘Stand Up’ For Gay Soldiers   OBAMA: We don’t believe in that. We don’t believe in standing silent when that happens. We dont’ believe in them being silent since. You want to be commander in chief, you can start by standing up for the men and women who


News: Boos Of Gay Soldier, White House New LGBT Liaison, Bullied Teen Remembered, CHAZ BONO…

PARENTS OF BULLIED TEEN REMEMBER HIM A YEAR AFTER HIS DEATH  This week marks one year since we learned of the suicide deaths of several teenagers as a result of anti-gay bullying. One of them was 13-year-old Asher Brown from the Houston area, who took his own life a year ago today. His parents have recorded

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News: Gay Vet Mike Almy, 101 Faces of Courage, Dad I’m Gay Video, ANTI-GAY PASTOR PLAYS VICTIM

GAY VET MIKE ALMY CONTINUES TO PURSUE SUIT FOR REINSTATEMENT While the repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell means that the 14,346 dischargedunder the policy can reapply to the military, some veterans are still suing to be reinstated. Air Force Maj. Mike Almy is part of one suit, and he points out that with military retention


It’s Done! Army Officially Announced the End of DADT

Read and weep, tears of joy. Maybe there is hope for mankind? “It is the duty of all personnel to treat each other with dignity and respect, while maintaining good order and discipline throughout our ranks. Doing so, will help the U.S. Army remain the Strength of the Nation.” (via ThinkProgress) Hip, hip, hooray. If I had


News: Jane Lynch, AIDS Funding Crisis, When Do Gay Kids Start “Acting Gay”? DADT Over,

Activists Launch Twitter Campaign To Raise Awareness Of AIDS Funding Crisis The ADAP Advocacy Association has launched a Twitter campaign calling on President Obama to end waiting lists for the AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP), a national initiative funded by the federal and state governments and run by the states that provides prescription drug coverage for low-income people with HIV/AIDS.


9/16/2011: Bisexuality-Erasing, Al Franken, NYC Smoking Decrease, What Happened To Borders?

Cocaine Mule Busted In Sao Paulo. A man arrested at Congonhas Airport in Sao Paulo, Brazil, had quite a bit of undeclared carry-on baggage: 72 bags containing almost a kilogram of cocaine inside his body. Anti-Gay Groups Seize On Bisexuality-Erasing ‘Queer By Choice’ Column In a piece at The Atlantic, Lindsay Miller suggests this week that


Queer News: Kristin Chenoweth, Herman Cain’s Gay Treasurer, LGBT Student Bullying On The Rise

KRISTIN CHENOWETH ON BEING A PRO-GAY CHRISTIAN   Actress Kristin Chenoweth joined Joy Behar last night to talk about bullying, Chaz Bono, and supporting LGBT equality as a Christian. She shared her grandmother’s motto: “I read the Bible like I eat fish — I take the meat that serves me well, but I don’t choke on a


Tom Hardy, ‘Earthquakes are caused by homosexuality,’ “Cannibalizing Her Psychologically Disturbed Soul For Ratings”

Tom Hardy Has Never Put It in a Man Rising star Tom Hardy says he has never put his penis in a man and he was quoted out of context in a 2008 interview withAttitude magazine that started the rumor, according to a candid new profile in Marie Claire. Last year The Daily Mail reported that Hardy said he’s had


News: Pro-Gay Military Magazine, Wikileaks on Uganda’s Homosexuality Bill & More

More bullying cases have parents turning to courts Jon Timothy and Tami Carmichael of Cleburne, Texas, are convinced their 13-year-old son Jon’s suicide in March 2010 was the result of daily bullying by peers and the lack of action taken by school officials.  The Carmichaels’ $20 million federal lawsuit against the Joshua Independent School District

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Silver Lake council says “No” to “No Cruising” signs

Wow, I wasn’t sure of the actual technicalities behind what it is to be considered “cruising.” I am so guilty if I follow these signs stating that “Two times past same point within 6 hours is cruising.” Who is the cruise patrol? Do they go along with chalk and mark the backs of alleged cruiser’s


News: Reach Out To Gays, Kate Winslet, gayhomophobe.com, Gay Military Couple To Marry In Argentina

A new site, gayhomophobe.com, keeps track of homophobic people who get caught in gay sex scandals An organization fighting the ex-gay bullshit espoused by so many homophobic-but-queer politicians. 100% of net proceeds from this site are donated to Truth Wins Out. You should consider giving them a donation yourself. North Carolina Lawmaker: ‘We Need To Reach Out To


News: Congressman Frank “it Gets Better,” Blood Donor Ban to be Lifted, Jamaican Singer Sang About Killing Gays

Gay Men Blood Donor Ban to be Lifted in England Ministers have agreed to let men who have not had sex with another man in the past 12 months to donate from November. The restrictions were put in place in the 1980s to prevent the risk of HIV contamination. However, the latest medical evidence presented to a

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News: ‘Kill Gays’ Bill, Gay, Veterans Seek to Re-enlist, New York’s Heroin Factories…

Mexico: Two Face 30 Years In Prison For Tweets MEXICO CITY — Think before you tweet. A former teacher turned radio commentator and a math tutor who lives with his mother sit in a prison in southern Mexico, facing possible 30-year sentences for terrorism and sabotage in what may be the most serious charges ever brought