Women Gets Double Mastectomy, Birth Certificate Changed To Wed Woman

When Jacki decided she wanted to marry her girlfriend Christine, marriage wasn't yet legal in California, where they live. And so she hatched a plan: "I started looking into transgender," she says, as if it's a new diet or LASIK. "In the eyes of the courts, if I were to have my gender changed to male, just like that… » 7/14/14 3:29pm 7/14/14 3:29pm

Judge Judy Finally Hears Case Involving Grindr

Judge Judith Sheindlin on her worst day is smarter than you on your best, but even so she apparently had never heard of Grindr before a Judge Judy case involving two men who had met on the app that aired yesterday. And even though Sheindlin wears her luddite status as proudly as that doily around her neck, she cut… » 7/01/14 4:49pm 7/01/14 4:49pm

Gay Sex Is Like Eight People Taking a Dump in Your Bed, Says GOP Genius

Remember Steve "Your Butt Is a Garbage Alley" Hickey from last week? Well, he's BACK! Already!!! With more butt stuff!!!!! You'd think that being made fun of by the entire nation for being an anus-obsessed weirdo who maybe doesn't know how sex works might cause a person to walk back their poo-themed anti-gay rhetoric,… » 5/07/14 3:15pm 5/07/14 3:15pm

What If Queen Latifah Had Announced She's Gay?

Hypothetically, let’s say that Queen Latifah had announced that she is a lesbian during Macklemore's snooze-worthy "Same Love" performance on the Grammy's Sunday night. If she'd broken the unspoken rule of keeping her open secret, how would her world have changed? Maybe Madonna would’ve been to hit those "Open Your… » 1/27/14 7:45pm 1/27/14 7:45pm

Conservatives STILL Trying to Fight Same-Sex Marriage in Utah

On Monday, a District Judge ruled that Utah's ban against same sex marriage is invalid, despite state lawyers filing for a stay over the weekend. This decision means Utah remains the 18th state where gay couples can marry, along with the District of Columbia. However local conservatives won't let the constitution stop… » 12/24/13 10:40am 12/24/13 10:40am

Turns Out Folks Love Legal Same-Sex Marriage in Washington State

As of today, gay marriage has been legal in Washington state for exactly one year. Has Seattle morphed into an Orwellian dystopia where weeping heterosexual couples are broken up and reassigned to same-sex partners? Are weddings now an underground affair, conducted under the cover of darkness? Let's check in. » 12/06/13 11:00am 12/06/13 11:00am

A Gay Man and Woman Discuss "the Best Sex I've Ever Seen on Screen"

Since its debut earlier this year at the Cannes Film Festival, Abdellatif Kechiche's eventual Palm d'or-winning Blue Is the Warmest Color has been one of the most discussed movies of the year. The three-hour French-language film features about 10 minutes of explicit lesbian sex over three scenes (including one that… » 10/27/13 12:02pm 10/27/13 12:02pm

Newly-Retired Skater Johnny Weir Will Still Dare to Be Gay in Russia

This morning on Today, Johnny Weir announced that he has officially retired from competitive skating and will not participate in a third Olympic Games. "I get old," he offered up as an explaination. Weir had an additional announcement: He will be joining NBC as an "expert figure skating analyst" — doing commentary on… » 10/23/13 11:10am 10/23/13 11:10am

Oh Canada, Ew Nigeria: Which Countries Are Most Accepting Of The Gays?

The Pew Research Center just released the results of a new survey detailing the acceptance of homosexuality around the globe. The numbers you see above represent the percent of people who believe in acceptance — as polled in 39 countries among 37,653 respondents from March 2 to May 1, 2013. » 6/04/13 6:15pm 6/04/13 6:15pm

Augusten Burroughs Bucks Tradition, Writes a Decent 'Modern Love'

Has the New York Times' "Modern Love" column taken a turn for the tolerable? First there was the thought-provoking Jessica Bennett essay about the meaning of marriage, then there that story of the old couple who were each widowed and found each other late in life that made me cry, and now it's novelist Augusten… » 5/24/13 3:00pm 5/24/13 3:00pm