Agency scraps 31-year-old ban, with a big caveat
Huge and unexpected news on this Christmas Eve Eve: Yay. I knew Santa would listen when I asked him for less stigma and more opportunities to spend afternoons getting woozy for a good cause. Eh, it's not as good...
But there's a big catch. Via the Orlando Sentinel: Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer has agreed to officiate at a big same-sex wedding at City Hall on Jan. 6, the first day a federal judge has cleared gay and lesbian couples to lawfully get married in Florida, according to a local business association. Show More Summary
The diligent sleuths over at Buzzfeed seem especially interested lately in throwing straight dudes into a big ‘ole pile of gay just to see what happens. We aren’t mad about it. They’ve imagined what if would be like if straight people had to come out, pried self-professed straight guy to dish on hot male celebrities, and even […]
Awwww sweet gay love. This weekend was big for gay weddings. N’Sync singer Lance Bass tied the knot in a televised wedding to his boo thang. And Elton John made his marriage legal to longtime partner David Furnish. Here’s the
If there’s a case to be made for nurture versus nature, I’d have to cop to Pee-Wee’s Playhouse Christmas Special playing at least a small role in my personal little gay development. The primetime special, initially aired December 1988, is...
“I’m not really a big believer in words,” Joel Simkhai (pictured) tells the New York Times in a new interview. That one short statement pretty much sums up his entire company. Simkhai is the CEO of Grindr. With an estimated four million users in 192 countries, it is arguably the most popular gay hookup app currently on the market, though Simkhai […]
MSNBC's Thomas Roberts takes a look back on the big LGBT stories of the week including PFOX's "ex-gay" billboard in Richmond stirring controversy and a new study showing gay couples are less likely than straight counterparts to file for divorce....
Our top 10 entertainment and events highlights this week include Sam Smith, Michael Bublé, Miss Piggy, the Dark Knight Diva — Batgirl, the magic of Ian McKellen, and a Big Gay Love. read more
The amendment to protect gay athletes in the Olympic charter is a big step forward for the LGBT community, but it still falls short of the finish line. read more
Marriage could be coming to Florida sooner than we expected. Plus, after last week's big win, the Mississippi lawsuit is now on the fast track to an appeal. And Kansas just lost their latest attempt to hold back the start of marriage. A...Show More Summary
A reality star is just one of the big changes for next year's gay bacchanal. read more
Via the New York Times: As barriers to same-sex marriage fall across the country, gay rights advocates are planning their next battle on Capitol Hill: a push for sweeping legislation to protect lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people from discrimination, similar to the landmark Civil Rights Act that President Lyndon B. Show More Summary
The federal government may soon ease a 31-year-old ban on blood donations from men who have had sex with other men, marking a big change in outdated federal policy. The Food and Drug Administration during a two-day meeting starting today will consider lifting the ban that was put into place in 1983 amid fears — […]
The Voice contestant Chris Jamison is apparently quite popular with the ladies. And so to maximize his vote-getting, coach Adam Levine assigned him the Marvin Gaye classic, "Sexual Healing." Which Chris then sang from inside a red neon multi-layered subliminal message. Read more...
It surprised absolutely no one when Apple Inc. CEO Tim Cook, in the quiet way that suits him, recently confirmed he’s gay. It’s great that it is no big deal that the CEO of one of America’s most successful corporations … Continue reading ?
Holiday shoppers, you’re in for a whole lot of gift-giving – and self-gifting – options when it comes to home entertainment this month! This week, we’ve got some Big Gay Love rom-com (above), Dawn of the Planet of the Apes action, queer mystery in The Dark Place, and the Last Summer for a young gay […]
Prince Harry reveals his secret for World AIDS Day campaign. "My secret is, believe it or not, I get incredibly nervous before public speaking no matter how big the crowd or the audience" Longtime gay activists (and friends) Peter Staley...
Which I think is actually bigger than the football player. Because the average person in that locker room is in his 20s. And it’s just not a big deal to be around a gay guy — if you’re in your 20s. Whereas Tim Cook is around these corporate guys. That is the epitome of a […]
To thoroughly enjoy the glory that is Top Chef Just Desserts, we welcome Bryan Petroff and Doug Quint of NYC's Big Gay Ice Cream who will be here every week to take us through the season. Episode five, here we...