Archive for the ‘Society & Culture’ Category

LIVESTREAM: Rally to Restore Sanity

LIVESTREAM: Rally to Restore Sanity
Watch live streaming video from cbsnews at livestream.com If your Friday was a little rough, but you still wanna be a part of the change, never fear. Pull up your covers, crack open a bottled water, and snuggle up to the LIVESTREAM!
October 30th, 2010 | Read More

Golden Girl Betty White supports gay marriage

Golden Girl Betty White supports gay marriage
Veteran actress Betty White says she supports gay marriage and doesn’t understand how people can oppose it so much. The 88-year-old former star of Golden Girls and The Mary Tyler Moore Show said people should mind their own business. She told Parade magazine: “I don’t care who anybody sleeps with....
October 29th, 2010 | Read More

SURPRISE! Children raised in lesbian families are just fine, in fact, they’re OUTSTANDING!

SURPRISE! Children raised in lesbian families are just fine, in fact, they’re OUTSTANDING!
A nearly 20-year study following 78 lesbian parents through their pregnancy and into their children’s adolescent lives has found that their children are doing fine. That is, they’re doing fine socially, psychologically, and academically. In fact, they even show signs of being less prone to...
June 9th, 2010 | Read More

NY Life awards large grants to LGBT outreach organizations

NY Life awards large grants to LGBT outreach organizations
The New York Life Foundation has announced grants totaling $150,000 to two organizations offering safe places to learn and grow and educational enhancement opportunities for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) young people. The Foundation made a $50,000 grant to the Lesbian...
June 8th, 2010 | Read More

American Library Association to highlight LGBT literature

American Library Association to highlight LGBT literature
The American Library Association recently announced the official launch of its “Over the Rainbow” Committee, which will create an annual bibliography of “titles of interest to adult readers that reflect lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or queer (LGBTQ) experiences.” The Committee is an outgrowth...
June 4th, 2010 | Read More

Pres. Obama criticizes Arizona’s new immigration law

Pres. Obama criticizes Arizona’s new immigration law
“I don’t want us to do something just for the sake of politics that doesn’t solve the problem. I want us to get together, get the best ideas on both sides, work this through. And when it’s ready to go, let’s move. But I think we need to start a process at least to open up...
April 30th, 2010 | Read More

Our story: A gay couple, torn apart by DOMA

Our story: A gay couple, torn apart by DOMA
GLAD is currently challenging Section 3 of the federal Defense of Marriage Act in court. In addition to their legal work, they are also seeking to educate legislators, the media, and the general public about the harm DOMA causes same-sex couples and their families. To successfully do this, GLAD is asking...
April 20th, 2010 | Read More

Chaz Bono in final stages of sex change

Chaz Bono in final stages of sex change
Now known as Chaz, the son of Cher and Sonny Bono, is in the final stages of swapping gender from female to male and next month will ask a Los Angeles court to make the process complete. He appeared at the 21st Annual GLAAD (Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation) Media Awards in California...
April 19th, 2010 | Read More

Happy Monday (vol. 50) — We’ve outdone ourselves …

Happy Monday (vol. 50) — We’ve outdone ourselves …
*lol* In light of all the scandals, rumors, accusations, protests, and general dissatisfaction aimed at the Catholic Church as a result of the ever-deepening sex/child molestation scandal … I found this to be eerily hilarious. It’s okay, you won’t got to hell for giggling with me. That...
April 19th, 2010 | Read More

United Church of Christ: God is still speaking, and his language is inclusive

United Church of Christ: God is still speaking, and his language is inclusive
The United Church of Christ has recently released a promotional video that assures us, not only is God still speaking, but his language is inclusive of the LGBT community. Watch this amazing and encouraging video below! (P.S. Can anyone tell me if that is Kaki King strumming away on the guitar in the...
April 19th, 2010 | Read More

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