Friday, May 16, 2008
Link The Golden State's high court struck down that state's ban on same-sex marriage, and now Los Angeles joins thousands of cities prepping for an onslaught of weddings. Among the soon-to-be-hitched is none other than Ellen Degeneres.
Wednesday, May 14, 2008
Link Ruth Pogson, 83, and Beth Aime, 79, have been together since 1995. They were recently able to make it official with a ceremony at a Canadian nursing home. Yep, it's never too late!
Link A woman who was booted out of a restaurant loo for looking too male has reached a settlement with the business. Said Khadijah Farmer, "I’m not the most effeminate woman in the world, nor do I try to be, but people still find it necessary to let me know that they think I’m in the wrong bathroom."
Link Believe it or not, there are gals out there who refuse to buy love utensils. Does doing so mean one is inadequate? A sexual deviant? A repressed nympho? If you're dating someone who's clinging to those myths, here's help in busting them. The myths, that is.
Link Almost as complicated as having to annul a marriage and enter a civil union instead to keep your legal spousal-type rights. That's what these gals had to do in order to keep their 30-year relationship intact.
Link A Florida high school principal believes that just seeing an image of a rainbow will people to visualize gay sex immediately and lunge for the loins of others. Therefore, no students -- straight or gay -- will be allowed to fly those colors. And then the ACLU stepped in.
Link Because we've got all this disposable income, various companies are vying their best to turn us into their own personal brand-loyal shoppers. Are these folks authentically gay-friendly or just looking to cash in on us?
Saturday, May 03, 2008
Link Just when we were mulling over how to spend the 3-day Memorial Day holiday, we realized that the entire month of May is a very special holiday -- and we don't even need to invite friends and family over to celebrate it. Now, if you'll excuse us, we're off to do the baking and make costumes for the cats. Hooray for holidays!
Link Since 2001, Guadalupe Benitez has been fighting for the right to be a mom. Now, she's finally able to state her case against the two docs who refused artificial insemination treatment because she's unmarried and gay and that offends their religious sensibilities.
Link Fort Lauderdale cops have nabbed a perp in the killing of a woman and the wounding of her partner outside a video store. The couple's baby was in the car but luckily escaped injury.
Link Australia's new government gets a big hug for its plan to remove 100 anti-gay discriminatory laws from the federal books. Still no same-sex marriage, but a bill for that is on the way.
Link Apparently unaware of the tourist trade generated by the historical moniker, residents of the Isle of Lesbos are miffed that gay rights organizations are using the term "lesbian" to denote female homosexuals. First, they plan to win a local case. Then they're gonna sue the entire world!
Link Teaching is a great way to meet chicks! Underage chicks that can score you some jailtime, that is. Bonus weirdness points: The teacher's twin sister helped facilitate their rendezvous.