A stocky former football player with a substantial beard is not what you'd expect a reproductive rights advocate to look like. But it makes sense that Democrat Brian Sims, Pennsylvania's first out gay legislator, can sympathize with the plight of women, so often judged solely by their appearance. Show More Summary
"A-Camp was sort of a turning point for me. We were talking about building a year-round Autostraddle community and it was decided that I’d be the coffee roaster. I was like, 'Well, guess I better get good at this coffee roasting thing.' You can’t have mediocre coffee in a queer commune. Show More Summary
Chris Burns, the assistant men’s basketball coach at Bryant University, has come out as gay, and is the nation’s first Division 1 coach to do so. USA Today Sports describes how he told his players: “There are parts of this business that l… The post Chris Burns Comes Out as Gay, First Division 1 Basketball Coach to Do So: WATCH appeared first on Towleroad.
When I was 14, I found the word bisexual through a Google search. I did not know you could have crushes on both girls and boys. I thought at a certain age there would be a sorting hat a la Harry Potter to tell me if I landed in the "straight" house or the "gay" house. Show More Summary
You can be poly and married and want to date, but no one will know what your deal is until you tell them, so tell them up front. The post You Need Help: You’re Poly And Married And Want To Date appeared first on Autostraddle.
Tyler Clementi, who died by suicide September 22, 2010, brought national attention to an epidemic of cyberharassment that hurts women and LGBTQ youth most of all. In his honor, I have launched the Tyler Clementi Institute for Internet...Show More Summary
http://jerseyless.tumblr.com/post/130640475705/theperksofbeingagleek-hold-it-against-me You guys, I hate to even admit this. But sometimes I intensely miss “Glee.” Not necessarily the “Glee” that became “Glee.” But the “Glee” beforeShow More Summary
Matt Bomer got naked on the premiere of "American Horror Story: Hotel"
The U.S. Constitution assures that clergy members won’t be forced to perform any marriage they don’t endorse, but that’s not good enough for some Florida lawmakers, who today advanced a piece of state legislation that does the same thing. The...Show More Summary
In her first letter from prison for Medium.com, Chelsea Manning discloses that the challenges of transitioning in a military prison recently made her so depressed she wanted to give up — but then she got a “second wind” to carry on. “Recently,...Show More Summary
During a discussion about sexual harassment in Hollywood on "The Meredith Vieira Show" today, Lance Bass revealed that he and his former 'N SYNC bandmates had been touched inappropriately as teenagers.
California Gov. Jerry Brown today signed three major pro-LGBT bills into law today. One is a first-in-the-nation bill requiring that companies doing significant business with the state provide the same benefits to their transgender employees that cisgender (nontrans) workers receive. The measure, authored by Sen. Show More Summary
America’s Next Top Model contestant Nyle DiMarco made history as the first deaf contestant in the show’s 22 cycles, and now he’s made ANTM history again by coming out as sexually “fluid.” ANTM fan Kike Garces Tweeted at DiMarco, 25, asking, “Nyle you have so much gays fans! Tell us, boys or girls?” to which he […]
The Human Rights Campaign is pressuring Turing Pharmaceuticals CEO Martin Shkreli to make good on his promise of returning the drug Daraprim back to its original lower price.
I have a long relationship with the Pope, with the Vatican, with the Catholic Church, with my excommunication. Anyway, you know, I was raised a Catholic, and no matter what spiritual path I might go down, I always feel some kind of inexplicable connection with Catholicism. It kind of shows up in all of my […]
A new study from researchers at UC San Francisco has found that gay and bisexual men are up to six times as likely to use indoor tanning beds and twice as likely to get skin cancer compared with heterosexual men. For gay and bisexual women, the resul… The post Gay Men Twice As Likely To Get Skin Cancer Due To Heavier Tanning Bed Use appeared first on Towleroad.
Stroke: From the Mattress to the Museum Wall is a new hardcover photo book available at Bruno Gmünder. This historical retrospective of sexy and erotic illustrations by artists who made work for gay male magazines from the 1950s to the 1990s took New York by storm with a daring and historic exhibition at the Leslie-Lohman Museum. Artist Robert W. Richards curated […]
> GOP lawmakers seek gender restrictions on school bathrooms and locker rooms in Wisconsin: “Rep. Jesse Kremer, R-Kewaskum, and Sen. Steve Nass, R-Whitewater, are proposing to require school boards to designate bathrooms and locker rooms as… The post News: Wisconsin, Breakfast Wars, Daniel Craig, Ariana Grande, Groping Morrissey appeared first on Towleroad.
Photo: Willy Vanderperre Following Alexander Wang's departure and intense speculation on who would succeed to him, Balenciaga announced on Wednesday that Demna Gvasalia, one of the designers behind French label Vêtements, has been appointed...Show More Summary