26 Nov 2010

Cary Toland: Unsung Hero

Note from Lurleen: There are so many unsung heros like Cary in our LGBT community, and unfortunately they do go largely unrecognized until they've passed.  Tell us about the unsung heroes present in your community. On Monday, the LGBT and Progressive communities lost a dear friend, Cary Toland. His dedication

11 Jul 2010

Message heard: “The gAyTM is closed.” So what now?

I stepped in it big time when I suggested it was not the right time to close the gAyTM in a post that I shared widely last week. I got a taste of the anger our community generally directs at our enemies. Let me just say it was ugly and

09 Jul 2010

Don’t Close the gAyTM

The LGBT community is understandably upset by the lack of movement towards full equality at the federal level. The Employment Non Discrimination Act (ENDA) which would make it illegal for someone to be fired for being LGBT is still not law despite multiple promises from Democrats that it was a

09 Apr 2010

Bareback porn is killing our community and you’re to blame

Bareback porn is killing porn stars. From Edge: Chad Noel's March 17 death was reported on at GayPornGossip on March 26. The posting read, “Chad Noel age 25, a former 'twink genre' gay porn performer using the stage names of Donny Price & Craven Cox passed away in New York

05 Feb 2010

Why was the repeal of “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell” excluded from the 2011 budget?

All things cost money, even the implementation of new rules that would repeal the outdated and completely unfair Don't Ask, Don't Tell(DADT) policy that prevents gays and lesbians from servicing openly in the military. One of the President's jobs is to present a budget to Congress every year. President Obama's