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Happy Rudy Gay Day!new

Time to own up to the homoeroticism (and homophobia) within the NBA.
San Antonio Current  |  Rudy Gayby  |  03-25-2011  |  Sports

The Gay Place: We've Come a Long Way, But Where Are We Exactly?new

Now that everyone in America knows, lives next door to, is related to/married to/divorced from, or gave birth to an actual gay person, isn’t it time for a long, collective sigh of relief that we didn’t turn into pillars of salt for dancing with wild abandon to the Village People?
San Antonio Current  |  William Jack Sibley  |  12-30-2009  |  LGBT

Colorado Locals Fear Bible College Campus Could Stir Anti-Gay Sentimentnew

When a sign went up in late September announcing Andrew Wommack Ministries had just bought a sprawling ranch near their Woodland Park homes, locals felt a jolt of rage.
Colorado Springs Independent  |  Anthony Lane  |  11-12-2009  |  Religion

On Relinquishing Our Right to Be Hypocriticalnew

Outrage argues that its objective is to out hypocrisy rather than homosexuality. However, were we to give up our right to self-denial, wouldn't America cease to be a land of freedom?
Austin Chronicle  |  Marjorie Baumgarten  |  05-29-2009  |  Reviews

Yay for Clay!new

He's gay. So is Lindsay. And that may save the USA.
Philadelphia Weekly  |  Caralyn Green  |  09-29-2008  |  Commentary

Do We Really Need the Gay Olympics Anymore?new

One organization might become obsolete thanks to the new queer visibility at the Olympics—a sporting event called the Gay Games. Every four years a cluster of queer folk gathers for the world’s largest LGBT-inclusive sporting event.
Willamette Week  |  Byron Beck  |  08-13-2008  |  Sports

Man Up, Charlie Crist: Make Your Own Macho Would-Be Veep!new

It's crunch time in the Republican VP sweepstakes. If Florida Gov. Charlie Crist wants to win, he has to outrun the rumor he's light in the loafers. Getting engaged was a good start, but he needs an extreme makeover to be straight enough for the family-values crew.
New Times Broward-Palm Beach  |  Thomas Francis  |  08-12-2008  |  Commentary

The Queer and the Qur'an: One Man's Struggle with Being a Gay Muslimnew

Ali stays in the shadows, because if he were to come out as a gay Muslim, he would lose things dearer to him than his own life: family, community, identity.
Willamette Week  |  Byron Beck  |  08-06-2008  |  LGBT

Vancouver Queer Film Fest Tells Fairy Talesnew

From August 14 to 24, Out on Screen’s 20th annual film extravaganza will showcase 114 shorts and features that reflect the LGBT communities.
The Georgia Straight  |  Craig Takeuchi  |  08-01-2008  |  Movies

'A Jihad For Love' Director Parvez Sharma Speaks His Mindnew

In his impressive documentary, queers from many different countries embrace both Islam and their sexuality, and that creates a fascinating tension.
NOW Magazine  |  Susan G. Cole  |  07-21-2008  |  Profiles & Interviews

Mark Knopfler a Bigger Gay Icon Than George Michael?new

However belatedly, Michael has gradually eased into a late-career incarnation as a gay icon. But proof exists that Knopfler might be the bigger icon of the pair, and would therefore be more worthy of gay rock fans' hard-earned dollars.
Seattle Weekly  |  Mike Seely  |  07-07-2008  |  Profiles & Interviews

John Waters: The Trash Auteur Speaks Out -- Way Outnew

On gay marriage, the presidential race, the corrupting influence of irony and the release of his new 'Til Death Do Us Part DVD.
L.A. Weekly  |  Steven Mikulan  |  07-07-2008  |  Profiles & Interviews

The People 'Holding Trevor' (Back) are His Two Best Friendsnew

Strangely, however, the friendship between Andie, Jake and Trevor is what separates Holding Trevor from the rest of the mediocre gay movie pack.
New York Press  |  Mark Peikert  |  07-03-2008  |  Reviews

Thoughts on Katy Perry's 'I Kissed a Girl'new

"I Kissed a Girl" (currently the number-one single on Billboard) is a love-it-or-hate-it proposition, but if you’re not careful, it'll shatter your critical faculties.
San Antonio Current  |  Gilbert Garcia  |  07-02-2008  |  Music

Porn Star Bobby Blake on Racism and Religionnew

Blake's a puzzle, writing frankly about unsavory aspects in his life, but he's also quite serious, talking about racism in the industry, gay marriage, life on the down-low and the scourge of HIV/AIDS in the black community.
Philadelphia Weekly  |  Liz Spikol  |  06-30-2008  |  Nonfiction

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