While browsing the gun counter of an Alabama Walmart—and for reference, I think that department is usually somewhere between the toys and the women’s clothes—a man was surprised to find personal lubricant on display next to all the firearms.
On Saturday, at a Washington breakfast hosted by the Human Rights Campaign, Vice President Joe Biden and prospective President Hillary Clinton both gave impassioned speeches in support of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender Americans—and our stalwart veep managed to squeeze in a rock solid republican diss, too.
Last week, the bookstore at Brigham Young University was forced to remove some sections in their card collection after a mix-up left them with — much to their horror — heartwarming cards congratulating gay newlyweds. HA.
Let's get one thing straight right from the beginning. You don't love "The Gays" and neither do I. And that's okay. Really, you can stop saying it now.
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,…
Three Republican lawmakers are having a desperate change of heart regarding a bill that would make it legal for businesses to discriminate against gay patrons.
In case you missed it because you're one of those crazy Bing people, the Google Doodle was particularly spectacular today, in light of recent world events.
Ellen sits in front of a roaring fireplace in a mahogany living room, drinking whiskey from a cut crystal glass as Portia sleeps at her feet. So begins an "intense lesbian fanfiction" starring Ellen Degeneres, Portia di Rossi, Jodie Foster and a 21-year-old Midwesterner named Blaze.
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…
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…
As the 2014 Winter Olympic Games loom ever closer, CNN's Phil Black went to Sochi and watched a drag show. Even though in June, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a bill banning "propaganda of nontraditional sexual relations to minors," apparently Sochi has a history of tolerance.
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.
The new issue of Vanity Fair features a story called "The Secret Gay Life of the Vatican: Inside a Hidden Netherworld of the Catholic Church." While the full piece is not online, there's an excerpt on the VF website with two really great quotes.
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…
In the September issue of Vanity Fair, the venerable Andre Leon Talley, former editor at Vogue, former judge on America's Next Top Model and current editor-at-large for Numéro Russia, tells writer Vanessa Grigoriadis that he rejects the label "gay."
"They’ll go to those parties—have the lights down low—only those parties where women can go." This piece about lesbians in 1920s Harlem is a great read.
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.
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…