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Who Influences Our Influential 40 Under 40?

We look to many honorees for their opinions on news and culture as they happen, but whose opinions do they seek out? read more

AFA's daily prayer equates homosexuality with incest, bestiality, pedophilia

5 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Good As You

Every morning the American Family Association offers a daily prayer to its supporters. Here is what the AFA, the official sponsors of an upcoming summit featuring some of the top conservatives in the nation, have to say this A.M: We...

CINCINNATI: Archdiocese Nixes Ice Bucket Challenge Because Stem Cells

5 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

The Archdiocese of Cincinnati has issued a call for Catholics to refrain from participating in the viral ice bucket challenge because it funds an ALS study that uses embryonic stem cells. "The beneficiary of the ice-bucket challenge funds a study using embryonic stem cells, which can only be obtained by destroying embryonic life. Show More Summary

What Goes On Inside A Depressed Person? - Video

5 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

ASAP Science's latest explainer video looks at the biological basis for depression and how the growth and connections of brain cells play a large roll

NEW YORK CITY: Protesters Hang Palestinian Flag From Manhattan Bridge

5 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Via the New York Daily News: A giant flag soliciting support for Palestinians in Gaza was unfurled from the Manhattan Bridge Wednesday — a second apparent breach of security in a month on an East River span. The banner boasting the colors of the Palestinian flag was hung about dusk from the south edge of the bridge close to the Manhattan side tower. Show More Summary

Los Angeles Couple Arrested For Torturing, Murdering 'Gay Acting' Eight-Year-Old Son - VIDEO

5 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Gabriel Fernandez, an eight-year-old from Antelope Valley, Los Angeles, was allegedly murdered by his mother and her boyfriend for "acting gay"

Scott Lively Takes Aim At The 'Dangerious Heresy' Of Gay-Affirming Christians - VIDEO

6 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Scott Lively has taken to promoting a brochure attacking gay-affirming Christians, even those who disagree with the religious right’s odd obsession with homosexuality but believe it to be a sin

40 Under 40: Kate Fagan Brings LGBT Athletes to Mainstream Audiences

The Messengers: ESPN writer Kate Fagan is using the power of words to elevate the names and stories of LGBT athletes in a way that makes them seem larger than life. read more

HRC Beginning Cultural Campaign In The Deep South: AUDIO

6 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Of all the places in the U.S. that are resistant to social change, and gay equality in particular, the Deep South tops the list. As such, Alabama, Mississippi, and Arkansas have now become the focus of the Human Rights Campaign's...

MASSACHUSETTS: Pastor Scott Lively Qualifies For Gubernatorial Ballot

6 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

The Boston Globe reports: Springfield pastor Scott Lively has qualified for the November ballot as an independent candidate for governor. The Secretary of the Commonwealth's office confirmed Wednesday that Lively's campaign submitted 11,494 valid signatures, far above the 10,000 needed to secure ballot access as an independent this fall. Show More Summary

Pansy Craze to Bloom Again in Chicago

About Face Theatre's Black and Tan Supper Club benefit will recreate the roaring '30s gay scene. read more

Bathhouses And Beyond: A Brief History Of Gay Cruising

6 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

Gay men are nothing if not determined. Especially when it comes to getting laid. From bathhouses to public parks to wash rooms to Grindr, we’ve always managed to find creative ways to hookup. Cruising has been a popular pastime for generations of gay men. The all-knowing Wikipedia defines it as “walking or driving about a locality in search of a sex […]

Dear Queer Diary: It’s Carolyne!

6 hours agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

She sings opera, bakes cookies, and owns more than half a dozen journals. What more could we ask for?

Pervy Town Employee On Trial For Frantically Masturbating In Front Of DirecTV Salesman

6 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

When DirecTV salesman Errol Flynn (not to be confused with the late Hollywood actor who died in 1959) rang John Anderson’s doorbell last July, the door mysteriously opened on its own. “I can’t see a body,” Flynn told a district court in Derry, New Hamshire on Tuesday. “All I see is an arm beckoning me.” That should have […]

HomoQuotable - Richard Chamberlain

6 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

"I knew I was gay at age 11 or 12, but I grew up in the 1930s and 40s, when being gay was not an option. I spent a lot of time trying to be someone else. My friends knew, but in Hollywood I was a romantic leading man, so I always lived in fear of being outed. Show More Summary

Open Thread Thursday

6 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Tell us about your education. Is your job related to your degree?

New App: Ignore No More

7 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

A new smartphone app allows parents to remotely lock up their child's phone until the child calls them back. “If your children ignore your repeated calls and text messages to reach them, you simply lock their phones until they call you back,” says the description of the app. Show More Summary

Gay Social Networking App Hornet Helps Users Find HIV Clinics

7 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

As mobile social networks like Grindr, Scruff, and Tinder continue to grow in popularity, the developers behind the apps race to add new features to entice users to their services. Hornet, a San Francisco-based relative newcomer to the game, is...

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