Category Archives: gay news

This Week is Freedom to Marry Week

This week, February 8-14, is the 12th annual Freedom to Marry Week. Bloggers from all 50 states are showing their commitment and many have been invited to participate in FreedomToMarry.org’s 7 Conversations in 7 Days, where the focus will be towards gaining LGBT equality across the nation.

Make Sure you …

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Men in Uniform – The Real Message

A handyman drilling into my wall. A firefighter spraying a burning structure with his hose. A cop shooting his bullets. A rescuer plunging into a dark hole. A plumber fixing my pipes. There are many thoughts that run through my head when I see men-at-work, men in uniform, et al. …

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Vote Muzo for Genre’s Man of the Year

We all know and love our MUZO ~ well, he’s been nominated as Genre’s Man of the Year! But, it takes your vote to get him there!

Your vote counts ONLY ONCE per day, per contestant. Your IP address is logged each time you vote, and therefore, while you may …

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Valentine’s Links

Although it’s Friday the 13th today, tommorow is of course; A. a non-posting day and B. Feb. 14th — Valentine’s Day. With that in mind, here’s a couple of Valentine’s Day links for you:
♥ Valentine Drink Recipes
♥ St. Valentine’s Day Customs

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Hawaii civil unions bill passes house

(Honolulu, Hawaii) A bill that would give same-sex couples in Hawaii all of the rights of marriage has passed the state House on a 33-17 vote.  It now moves to the Senate.

The measure would legalize civil unions with all of the benefits, protections and responsibilities of marriage.  It also would …

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Ruby-Sachs: Judges Paid to Put Kids in Jail

I know this isn’t an LGBT related story or even a national news piece, but the article in the New York Times this morning about the Pennsylvania justice system was so outraging, I had to write about it.

Two judges, one president judge in control of budget and one overseeing the …

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Gay vet brutally murdered

(Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania) A 19-year old man has been charged with murder in the multiple stabbing death of a 21-year old gay Army veteran.

Michael Goucher had been reported missing by his uncle.  Goucher’s car was found earlier this week abandoned on a rural road in Price Township. On Wednesday, Goucher’s body …

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Classmates remember murdered Larry King

(Oxnard, California) Tears flowed openly as dozens of students held a vigil Thursday night to remember Larry King, the 15-year-old gay student who was gunned down by a classmate one year ago.

Fifteen-year-old Brandon McInerney has been charged as an adult with murder as a hate crime. At the time King …

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RachelWatch: Stovepipe hats and vestigial tails

Thursday night, Rachel was thinkin’ Lincoln as Barack Obama and the nation celebrated the birthday of everyone’s favorite rail-splitter.

Ms. Maddow and the President gave us a little tag-team Lincoln schooling, then Rachel moved on to a thoughtful and inspiring dose of patriotic perspective, complete with some charming self-deprecation thrown …

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Withers: Steele tries to be hip and fails

A little over a year ago  former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney  got some mocking from these pages for resorting to phrases like “bling-bling” and “who let the dogs out” when he came across a group of black folk. I was so hoping not to hear “bling-bling” come out of a …

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