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Marriage Equality and the Court: What Happened in Puerto Rico?

7 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

BY ARI EZRA WALDMAN In a decision that willfully ignored the prevailing wisdom of most of the federal judiciary, a judge in Puerto Rico recently tossed a lawsuit challenging the island's ban on gays marrying. The judge did not expressly...

Which “Looking” Character Would You Like To Hang With In Real Life?

7 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

Is there anything more comforting than chatting with a trusted friend over a frosty mug of your favorite brew? Well, OK, maybe we can think of one or two things, but let’s not digress. We’re huge fans of HBO’s Looking, yet we’re aware the dramedy has evoked polarizing opinions from viewers. (We’ve read your comments, folks.) Whether you […]

HRC Reacts To Sen. Ted Cruz

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

"It's curious that virtually everything that comes out of Senator Cruz's mouth is either an insult or a put-down. Today, it was Tim Cook, LGBT Americans and three of the GOP's most revered leaders. Positivity training should be on his to-do list. Show More Summary

Philly City Council Unanimously Approves LGBT Hate Crimes Bill

8 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

The Philadelphia City Council has unanimously approved a measure that would provide additional penalties for crimes motivated by hatred regarding sexual orientation, gender identity or disabilities, The Inquirer reports: The measure approved Thursday, expected to be signed into law by...

From The North Carolina GOP

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

Matt Comer writes at Q Notes: The North Carolina Republican Party has put their official stamp of approval on an anti-LGBT mailer sent to voters in and around Fayetteville, N.C., just days before the general election. The mailers decry...Show More Summary

Wingnut Dennis Prager: Campaign Against Rape Is A Lie To Get Votes

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

"It’s a gargantuan lie to get votes. It’s as big a lie as the 'culture of rape' on your campuses. What nonsense. There is a culture of rape on campuses run by the feminist left? What do you cite to sell me this nonsense? One in five women are sexually assaulted on campuses. Show More Summary

Sensory Perks of Gay Films The Way He Looks & Lilting

8 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Out.com

Two new films subtly celebrate love’s universal vernacular. read more

Maggie Gyllenhaal, Ewan McGregor, Cynthia Nixon Open in ‘The Real Thing’ on Broadway: REVIEW

8 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

BY NAVEEN KUMAR Equal parts cerebral and sexy, Tom Stoppard’s 1982 play about love, deception and the limits of fiction gets a chic, starry revival from Roundabout Theatre Company at the American Airlines theatre, where it opened on Broadway last...

Iceland's Haf Design House

8 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Out.com

Hafsteinn Júlíusson's designs are rooted in a love of nature read more

Our Four Fave Restaurants in Reykjavík

8 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Out.com

Photo Credits: Sarah Crumb (Snaps, Reykjavík Roasters). Courtesy of Kopar. Courtesy of Mar.Friðrik V Employing farm-to-table techniques to the point you’d swear you’re in a far-flung Portlandia episode, this mom-and-pop shop specializes in elevated interpretations of traditional Icelandic recipes. Show More Summary

Candy, Darling: Crushing on Iceland's Sweets

8 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Out.com

If you have a sweet tooth, it turns out Iceland is a dream come true (there are no fewer than five candy factories for a population of 300,000!). Especially intriguing is the ubiquitous chocolate–licorice combo that fills aisles in all permutations. read more

Photo Of The Day

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

Via Pink News: A picture of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un visiting an orphanage has gone viral – and you will never guess why. The supreme leader of the secretive state was seen in photos released today, visiting a state-funded children’s home. Show More Summary

Philadelphia Approves Hate Crimes Law

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

Via the Philadelphia Inquirer: City Council unanimously approved a measure on Thursday that would make it a crime to harm someone because of sexual orientation, gender identity, or disabilities. The proposal was triggered by the Sept. Show More Summary

Idaho Governor Butch Otter Vows to Continue Wasting Taxpayer Money Fighting Gay Marriage

8 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Marriage equality is already the law of the land in Idaho, thanks to the Ninth Circuit's mandate striking down the state's ban on same-sex marriage. But you wouldn't know that listening to Governor Butch Otter, who continues to treat the...

What most people aren't getting about the fake non-troversies of the anti-gay right

8 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Good As You

I was just reading a local news report from Houston's KHOU about the non-troversy involving Mayor Annise Parker, subpoenas she never saw before their preparation, and the outrage machine that followed. The first line reads like this: The reporter surely...

IDAHO: Otter Vows To Keep Fighting

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

Via the Huffington Post: Idaho Gov. Butch Otter (R) vowed Thursday to keep fighting a U.S. Supreme Court ruling allowing same-sex marriage in his state, even as that effort costs Idaho tens of thousands of dollars. "I'm not ready to surrender to a few folks in black robes," Otter said during a gubernatorial debate. Show More Summary

Loving Iceland's Elegant Liquors (With Fine Fonts)

8 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Out.com

A good font can make all the difference, a lesson makers of Iceland’s spirits have taken to heart. read more

Los Angeles Couple Reach Plea Deal In Torture, Murder Of 'Gay Acting' Eight-Year-Old Son - VIDEO

9 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

LOS ANGELES: Pearl Fernandez has pleaded guilty to the murder and torture of her “gay acting” eight-year-old son Gabriel

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