Thursday, September 28, 2006

Georgia Appeals Court Rules For Lesbian Mom

Link Upon finding out that mom's same-sex partner moved in with her, Baby Daddy fights for custody and wins -- although he hadn't paid child support in so long he was thrown in jail. Finally, an appeals court had a lick of sense.

Tuesday, September 26, 2006

Fed Court Rejects Appeal by Anti-Gay Teacher

Link Teach your children well...but don't start shoving fliers on them demanding they convert to Christianity and denounce their homosexual ways. At least not on the job, that is.

Immigration Issues Hit Women Hardest

Link Congress may be looking at immigration reform, but not where it pertains to same-sex relationships. Lesbian households get the worst deal.

Monday, September 25, 2006

Cynthia Nixon Comes Clean About Her Romance

Link The former "Sex and the City" star broke up with the father of her children, and is quite happy with her female love now. In fact, she did the pursuing herself.

Lesbian Teens Faced Added Abuse in Prison

Link A recent report on New York State prisons reveals widespread abuses against young lesbian inmates. Said one teen, "They have an attitude of ‘If you want to be a man, I’ll restrain you like a man."

Miss Cleo Comes Out

Link Surely you remember Miss Cleo, the Jamaican-accented psychic who peddled her schtick on late-night infomercials? Well, she's finally out of the closet.

Wednesday, September 20, 2006

Is Oprah "A Little Bit Gay"?

Link Still a noob on "The View", Rosie's already throwing out controversial remarks. These include saying that Ophrah and her best female friend might have a little Sapphic satisfaction goin' on, despite all the denials Oprah's issued to the media.

Newsweek Names Top 20 Women in Leadership

Link The list includes two out lesbians, Mary Cheney and Martina Navratilova. When the list was announced, Mary immediately began a campaign to get herself and Martina moved to the back of the list.

Tuesday, September 19, 2006

"God is a Fat, Black Dyke"

Link Fundies are in an uproar over a new pamphlet for the young grrlies that "promotes homosexuality and abortion". Better yet, the write-up is from WorldNet Daily -- the online rag so far to the right that it's an unwitting parody of itself. Have a read and add a few new tasks to your homosexual agenda.

More Companies Getting Gay-Friendly

Link This year, a record number of companies came out as queer-friendly workplaces -- with pro-diversity views and the all-important partner benefits. If government won't do it, apparently businesses will. Seems they've figured out that we're valuable employees after all.

Ex-Lover Kills Newly-Out Girlfriend

LinkToday's lurid newsbit features a fellow who couldn't handle it when his girlfriend left him for another woman. He also claimed the departing girlfriend came at him with a knife, so that's why he had to nearly decapitate her.

Monday, September 18, 2006

How to Tell Your Children You're Gay

Link For most of us, the toughest part about coming out is telling your parents. But what if you're the parent?

LGBT Crowd Joins Mourning for Ann Richards

Link Ann Richards, former governor of Texas, opened up government to more diversity -- including gays and lesbians. Ms. Ann passed away September 13th, and government lost a great, sassy, brassy leader.

Study: Lesbians Have More Orgasms

Link A new study from Australia shows that lesbians (and women who spice up their hetero repetoire) get more of their share of the Big O. In other news, there are scientists who get paid to study this. Makes you wanna get a labcoat and clipboard and start knockin' on doors, doesn't it?

Friday, September 15, 2006

Deaf Lesbian Charged With Murder

Link Jealousy and anger led to a brutal killing in South Dakota, and the prime suspect has confessed she was with the victim on the night of the murder.

LGBT Wedding Mag to Hit the Racks

Link Each issue will include interviews, marriage equality news, tips for weddings and honeymoons, current wedding trends, political reports, family and parenting information, along with a directory of business professionals nationwide who support GLBT rights. No word on when the "How to Handle Two Bridezillas" article's coming up.

Thursday, September 14, 2006

Pennsylvania Minister Charged With Marrying Lesbians

Link Rev. Janet Edwards has been a Presbyterian minister for 30 years, and this same-sex marriage was a first for her. Still, she thinks history is on her side and she'll keep her job.

Tuesday, September 12, 2006

Brangelina Won't Marry Until We Can

Link Brad Pitt vows he and Angelina Jolie won't tie the knot until it's legalized for all. He also lets it slip that Angelina's a better pilot than he is.

Alanis Morrisette to Les-Star on Nip/Tuck

Link Canadian songstress Alanis will spend a three ep arc as the girlfriend of Dr. Liz Cruz on Nip/Tuck. This isn't her first sapphic role, ya know. She was Carrie's first same-sex kiss on "Sex and the City."

Lesbian Kiss Ad Fails for French Connection

Link The clothing store with that funny "FCUK" logo fails to get a boost from a ad featuring catfighting, kissing lesbians. Could this be the death of lesbian chic? Quelle Horreur!

Monday, September 11, 2006

Ellen Will Host Next Year's Oscars

Link It will be the comedian and TV talker's first time hosting the Oscars show and first appearance on the award show. She has hosted the Primetime Emmy Awards telecast twice and co-hosted it once, and hosted the Grammys twice.

Jenny's Still Raving About Angelina

Link Angelina Jolie is still rocking Jenny Shimizu's world, even though they haven't slept together in six years. Not content with blabbing it all to the media, Jenny's blogging her sex memories now. And you thought your ex was odd.

Nation's First Civil Union Couple Splits

Link After 11 years together, Carolyn Conrad and Kathleen Peterson have filed to separate. The Vermonters were the first couple in the US to have a legal civil union.

Friday, September 08, 2006

Death of a Lesbian-Owned Business

Link If Oakland, CA has the highest population of lesbians among the biggest US cities, why can't lesbian stores survive? Is it because we don't have a "spending" culture of our own? Are we just cheap after all?

Lesbian Drops Suit After Partners Death

Link A lawsuit against the city of Colorado Springs over its 2003 decision to revoke benefits for same-sex couples was dropped Wednesday after one of the women involved in the suit said she no longer had the strength to fight.

Report: "Don't Ask" Hits Women Harder

Link The statistics are in, and women appear to be targeted for discharge in much higher percentages than military men under "Don't
Ask, Don't Tell."

Tuesday, September 05, 2006

Rosie's Back and Taking on the Critics

Link The Queen of Nice is back on the tube, now part of the all-gal team on "The View". And yes, she does dish about the spat with Star Jones and Barbara Walters!

Is Homophobia Making Lesbians Sick?

Link New studies are showing that lesbians put off treatment, thus entering the hospital sicker and frailer, because they've had homophobic reactions from medicos in past treatment.

Back to School: A Parent's Guide

Link As all the kiddies head back to school, gay rights groups are revving up efforts to help LGBT parents handle the unusual burdens they face just being parents.

Monday, September 04, 2006

Schwarzenegger Signs Anti-Bias Bill

Link In California, the Governator adds one more bit to his mixed record on gay rights by signing an anti-bias bill. The bill serves to protect LGBT people from discrimination in state-funded or state operated programs like foods stamps and police and fire protection.

Ellen Degeneres in Three Car Pileup

Link There she was, just tooling around in a new Porsche...and suddenly, she was on the receiving end of a three-car chain reaction crash. Nothing too serious, but police suspect drunk driving was a cause.

Lesbian Gym Teacher Caught With Girl

Link It almost seems like a stereotype, doesn't it? To make this story more interesting, the gym teacher and the girl's mom apparently had a live-in fling together. Thus, we have dyke drama.

Friday, September 01, 2006

Wal-Mart Reaches Out, Gets Slapped

Link The newest member of the National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce is suddenly not feeling the love from the American Family Association. Sure, they pulled the pregnant Barbie off the shelves because she promoted teen pregnancy (despite the wedding ring on her finger), but now they're blatantly selling copies of "Brokeback Mountain", promoting cowboys in love. Oh, the shame!

Patricia Todd Wins Alabama Election Fight

Link After she won the election, party officials tried to get her win overturned. That ruling was tossed out by Democratic leaders and now Todd is the first openly gay member of Alabama's House of Representatives.

Zoo to Make Mommies of Lesbian Birds

Link They've enchanted crowds with their devotion and mating displays, and now a South African zoo plans to inseminate a pair of inseparable lesbian cranes.