Tuesday, February 28, 2006
(Link) Why save your Pride for June when you could rally all year? Gaydar tip: look for "professional ex-gays" like suit-wearing Melissa Fryrear who say things like, ""Ever wonder why some lesbians look mannish? It’s a vulnerability to be a woman. That suit of armor to keep you from being hurt."
(Link) In those desperate Spring bids for attention, the flimsy lesbian subplots suddenly burst onto the television screen. But are those fake grrlie kisses actually making a bigger statement that simple attention whoring by the networks?
Monday, February 27, 2006
(Link) Frankly, we're suprised this article didn't mention "The Hunger" and "8 Women," two flicks that created Denueve's huge base of lesbian fans.
(Link) When Cynthia Nixon broke up with her childhood sweetheart in 2003 and started up relationship with a woman, she was prepared to face a tabloid frenzy -- and delighted when it only lasted two days.
Friday, February 24, 2006
Thursday, February 23, 2006
(Link) Still reeling over the 2003 election of Gene Robinson (now in alcohol rehab), Episcopalians in the Diocese of California now have two queer priests opting for the top job in that state. And one of them is Rev. Bonnie Perry.
Wednesday, February 22, 2006
(Link) Not content to let Paris Hilton steal the spotlight, former MTV hottie grabs a playmate and smooches it up on French tv. Of course, we have (photos) for you.
Tuesday, February 21, 2006
(Link) Now that he's quashed terrorism and eliminated poverty, Dubya throws half a billion to faith-based programs to "promote and strengthen" hetero marriage. Besides the obvious, none of the cash can be used to assist same-sex couples where domestic partnerships or civil unions are legal.
Monday, February 20, 2006
Friday, February 17, 2006
(Link) If you think the religious nutjobs in the States are bad, Russia's bunch is even worse. "If they come out on to the streets anyway they should be flogged. Any normal person would do that - Muslims and Orthodox Christians alike." Normal?
Thursday, February 16, 2006
Wednesday, February 15, 2006
(Link) From the director of "Trembling Before G-d" comes a new film that shows the struggles of LGBT Muslims. Since some of those countries barely acknowledge a woman's existence, it'll be interesting to see how lesbian women survive in that culture.
Tuesday, February 14, 2006
(Link) Over the decade it's been in place, the homophobic policy has booted out 9,500 people and cost about twice what the government estimated. That kinda money could have gone a long way toward hurricane aid. Or education. Or filling potholes, etc.
Monday, February 13, 2006
(Link) The deaths of a French actress and her musician girlfriend are being called a "crime of passion", but the only passion here seems to be a low-life thug's lust for money.
Friday, February 10, 2006
(Link) A quote from the set of "Bandidas", their upcoming Mexi-western comedy flick: "I grabbed Salma's ass just to keep things moving," Cruz told the National Enquirer. "And the energy changed when I did that."
(Link) In an attempt to skip the hassles of a same-sex adoption battle, they both skipped signing the baby's birth certificate -- which legally means that child has no parents at all.
Thursday, February 09, 2006
Wednesday, February 08, 2006
(Link) Bravo and PlanetOut are teaming up to put a queer television station on broadband -- OutZoneTV.com. A quick check of the site reveals... yet another boy-saturated advertising outlet. Except for the one picture of the hot chick.
(Link) Game company Blizzard Entertainment gets a warning from Lambda Legal after trying to squelch a female gamer's attempt to start an LGBT-friendly guild. The warning letter is here -- along with a slew of rants from ignorant fanboys who think "fag" isn't a homophobic slur.
Tuesday, February 07, 2006
(Link) Eve Ensler's award-winning, consciousness-raising show is apparently too hot for the upper crust college, but not because they talk about coochie snorchers. If you guessed that it's because teenage lesbian monologue is contrary to "church teachings", you're right!
Monday, February 06, 2006
(Link) A bill to allow unmarried couples -- including same-sex couples -- to adopt is facing an uphill battle in Michigan. According to one backer, the current restrictions have led some terminally ill mothers with live-in partners to give up their parental rights so their partners could adopt their children.
(Link) Now that Washington's become the 17th state to outlaw discrimination, opponents are already gearing up to overturn the law -- claiming it could lead to increased violence, same-sex marriage, dogs and cats marrying, etc. Oh, the humanity!
Friday, February 03, 2006
(Link) Researchers are shocked to find that lesbians and gay men do not necessarily want the same things for their free time. Travel agencies could take a tip from Olivia CEO Amy Errett: "We put the ‘L’ in LGBT travel marketing. We understand what these women want. We are creating a space for women to be truly who they are."
(Link) Citing a burst of popularity with season 3, Showtime signs the L Word cast up for season 4. Have we finally gotten so attached to the thin, rich and gorgeous characters that we no longer care that none of them sports a mullet or drives a truck?
Thursday, February 02, 2006
(Link) At last, the police report and witness statements from the NFL cheerleaders dyke drama -- 10 pages of sleaze and disgust detailing their tryst in a bar bathroom stall and subsequent brawl with patrons and police.
(Link) Two months ago, an "overwhelming" number of votes banned same-sex marriage in Texas. Today, mental health pros report a similarly overwhelming number of new patients suffering the emotional fallout of being messed with by Texas.
Wednesday, February 01, 2006
(Link) In Monday's State of the Union drinking game/speech, Bush stirred up the pot again by equating the evils of "activist courts that try to redefine marriage" with "unethical conduct by public officials." Nice. So we're right up there with Tom DeLay now?