not to be a jerk to your child who is coming out
Time Magazine, September 24, 2014
A lot of us wish we had or will have uneventful coming out stories, but
the problem is that sometimes parents can be total dicks.
surprise dip in support for gay marriage
Huffington Post, September 23, 2014
Support for gay marriage among Americans has dipped slightly below 50
percent, the Pew Research Center found in a survey released on Monday,
even as bans on same-sex marriage have been ruled unconstitutional in
a number of states this year.
Foundation has long history of recognizing queer geniuses
Queerty.com, September 18, 2014
The MacArthur Foundation awarded nearly two dozen genius grants this week,
and there are three fabulous queers among the recipients.
media pioneers will be gay
Advocate, September 16, 2014
Gay and lesbian journalists are now out and leading innovative new publications.
Have generations of marginalization in media created the best, most skeptical
stereotypes could explain discrimination
LiveScience.com, September 16, 2014
Transgender people are often seen as "confused" and gay or lesbian,
despite their gender identity being a separate issue from their sexual
orientation, new research finds.
churches feel beat of change: More diversity, more drums
Religion News Service, September 11, 2014
U.S. religious congregations are marching to their own drums now more
LGBT patients in dental, medical offices
MedicalXpress.com, September 8, 2014
As the pediatric dentist walked her 4-year-old patient back to the waiting
room, she inquired, "Is your mommy or daddy here?" The child,
who had two mommies, burst into tears. The dentist, a lesbian, felt awful.
finds well-being of LGBTs is lower than that of straight individuals
PinkNews.co.uk, August 26, 2014
A new US poll has found that LGBT people rate lower on a well-being index
than straight individuals.
U.S., LGBT more likely than non-LGBT to be uninsured
Gallup.com, August 26, 2014
Americans who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT)
are more likely than non-LGBT Americans to report that they lack health
offering all but marriage to LGBT tourists
Charlotte Observer, August 21, 2014
While gay couples still can't get married in the marriage capital of the
world, Las Vegas wants to let them know they — and their money —
are more than welcome to the buffet of other activities Sin City has to
Americans less likely to be religious
Time Magazine, August 11, 2014
While 41% of non-LGBT Americans identify as highly religious, only 24%
of LGBT Americans feel the same.
closeted gay men cheaters?
YourTango.com, August 11, 2014
Emotional, physical, and intimate disconnects often lead to infidelity.
So does hiding in the closet. But who's to blame for the "hidden
conference for gays, lesbians draws 700
ReviewJournal.com, August 4, 2014
Dina Proto needed a way to take her greeting card business to the next
level. And thanks to the certification and business connections she made
through the National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce, or NGLCC, Proto’s
company, Teazled, gained access to mainstream, national stores.
76% of gay and bisexual men use drugs recreationally
PinkNews.co.uk, August 1, 2014
Gay Times magazine surveyed 1000 gay and bisexual male readers, and found
that three-quarters use drugs recreationally. The survey found that respondents
who admitted to using recreational drugs were far more likely to engage
in risky sexual behaviors.