What It Was Like to Get Married During Macklemore's Grammy Performance

Like any young couple in love, Brittany Pennington and Sally Beaver wanted to get married in a way that they would never forget. Some couples go big by renting a horse and buggy, skydiving out of an airplane, or getting married in Las Vegas by Elvis (hey, don't knock it till you try it). But Pennington and Beaver did… » 2/25/14 7:45pm 2/25/14 7:45pm

I Was An NFL Player Until I Was Fired By Two Cowards And A Bigot

Hello. My name is Chris Kluwe, and for eight years I was the punter for the Minnesota Vikings. In May 2013, the Vikings released me from the team. At the time, quite a few people asked me if I thought it was because of my recent activism for same-sex marriage rights, and I was very careful in how I answered the… » 1/02/14 8:59pm 1/02/14 8:59pm

Which Homophobic Congressman Is About to be Outed as Gay?

If you didn't learn it from American Beauty, you must have picked it up from countless schadenfreude guffaw-inducing conservative-politicos-caught-boning-dudes scandals: there's nothing gayer than hating gay people. And if public depantsing of homophobic hypocrisy is your thing, then get excited: according to a… » 6/21/13 12:50pm 6/21/13 12:50pm

Sorry, Virginia Attorney General, But 'Sodomy' Is Not A Crime Against…

Has it already been 22 days since Virginia overturned its Crimes Against Nature law, allowing consenting adults to have oral and anal sex with impunity? It feels like it's been much shorter than that, but I guess time flies when you are allowing your own citizens to make a cruel mockery of Mother Nature within the… » 4/04/13 12:20pm 4/04/13 12:20pm

Vintage Photos of Ordinary Guys Holding Hands Reveal How Much Has…

For American men in the 21st Century, entire swathes of the range of physical contact humans can enjoy are off limits thanks to social norms. Men just don't touch each other very much. Shaking hands is pro forma, hugging is borderline (its acceptability being largely dependent on one's generation), and for two… » 8/14/12 6:20pm 8/14/12 6:20pm

The Half-Drag Project Shows How Drag Queens Transform with Makeup

Photographer Leland Bobbé is taking pictures of drag performers who have "done" only half their faces. "My intention," says Bobbé, "is to capture both the male and the alter-ego female side of these subjects in one image. Through the power of hair and makeup these men are able to completely transform themselves." He… » 8/06/12 5:50pm 8/06/12 5:50pm

New Yorkers Take to the Streets to Celebrate Gay Marriage Vote

This evening, the New York State Senate passed a bill making same-sex marriage legal. And from Albany to Manhattan's West Village, both gay and straight New Yorkers quickly took to the streets to celebrate the passage of this historic piece of legislation. Here's a gallery of the joyous celebration.
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Colorful Fashion Gays Get Into Spat Over Turban • Oral Sex Can Lead To…

Simon Doonan apologizes for an unfunny joke he made about Andre Leon Talley's turban at the CFDA Awards. Imagine how pissed ALT would have been if Simon commented on his floor-length velvet cape. • Developers say "The Audrey" a "kitchen computer for women" flopped because of the economy, but we think its failure had… » 6/11/08 5:30pm 6/11/08 5:30pm

Fighting Off Wig-Stealing Drag Queens At 'Night Of A Thousand Stevies'

"Sometimes, the most beautiful thing, the most innocent thing — and many of those dreams — pass us by." Well, my friend Bennett Madison and I were determined not to let the 18th Annual "Night of A Thousand Stevies" (NOTS) pass us by, and if you recognize the quote above as a line from the (best) Stevie Nicks song… » 5/13/08 3:00pm 5/13/08 3:00pm