Tag Archives: gay issues

LGBT issues take center stage in N.H. debates

GOP presidential hopefuls spend whopping 13 minutes discussing gay rights during 2 weekend forums LISA KEEN | Keen News Service There were two debates for the major Republican presidential candidates over the weekend weekend, and a question about same-sex marriage … Continue reading

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Candidate attacks gays at gay political forum

LGBT political groups have, through the years, gotten used to having candidates for public office come a’courtin’ for their votes. Usually those candidates’ basic message is, “I support you and I will vote with you on your issues, so please … Continue reading

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LGBT history and the evolution of the media

For years, mainstream press ignored the LGBT community. Thankfully, LGBT media filled the gaps Editor’s note: October is National Gay History Month, and as the month begins, Rare Reporter columnist David Webb takes a look at the role the media … Continue reading

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Rawlins Gilliland debuts new KERA radio column

When he’s not auctioning at Art Con, Gililand speaks his mind on new KERA segment. (from Facebook) We may not enjoy those lengthy membership drives KERA has like every other week (OK, every other month?), but thankfully Rawlins Gilliland brings … Continue reading

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Hot, hirsute

British rugby star Ben Cohen has become a hero to gays for his message of inclusion to sports fans the world over MARRIED… WITH CHILDREN Cohen exemplifies the straight ally: Comfortable with his gay fans, upfront in his defense of … Continue reading

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WaterTower Pride mixer at S4 postponed

WaterTower Theatre’s launch party for its upcoming Pride series of plays, set for Thursday at Station 4, has been postponed “due to circumstances beyond our control,” according to Greg Patterson, the director of development and marketing for the company. The … Continue reading

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Bunny hop

Lady Bunny comes out! (as more than a drag queen DJ) LADY BUNNY Axiom Sushi Lounge, 4123 Cedar Springs Road. June 3 at 8 p.m. 214-443-3840. ……………………… The Lady Bunny is most recognizable as that funny queen who created Wigstock, … Continue reading

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FEEDBACK: Tavern Guild treasurer responds to criticism over gay Pride festival changes

Clearing up some Festival facts I’m a bit disappointed by the tone of Hardy Haberman’s article on the Festival in Lee Park (“The end of the free festival,” Dallas Voice, April 15). The writer admits up front that he never … Continue reading

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Pa. Catholic college fires gay professor

Associated Press PHILADELPHIA — A Catholic college in Philadelphia says it has fired a part-time professor after learning from a post on his blog that he has been in a same-sex relationship for a decade and a half, which officials … Continue reading

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What’s Brewing: Corpus Christi school refuses GSA; Hawaii governor signs civil unions bill

Nikki Peet, 17, wants to start a chapter of the Gay Straight Alliance at Flour Bluff High School in Corpus Christi. But school officials won’t allow it. Your weekday morning blend from Instant Tea: 1. In an apparent violation of … Continue reading

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