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Entries by Michelangelo Signorile from 06/2013

Marcel Neergaard, Gay 11-Year-Old, Speaks Out On Petition Victory

Posted 06.06.2013 | Gay Voices

"People keep calling me brave, but it seemed like something I just wanted to do,” said 11-year-old Marcel Neergaard, the Tennessee student who brill...

Dr. Jeffrey Klausner Discusses Connection Between Throat Cancer, HPV And Oral Sex

Posted 06.07.2013 | Gay Voices
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Are gay men more at risk of throat cancer because of the sexual practice of fellatio? That became a reasonable question after the revelation by ac...

Waiting on the Supreme Court, and Obama's Pen, While Democrats Still Cower

| Posted 06.11.2013 | Gay Voices

Even in this time when some pundits claim gays have arrived, our supposed friends are still throwing us overboard, subjecting us to ongoing discrimination. Here's hoping that, even if John Roberts isn't among them, five justices of the Supreme Court get that.

Is Pope Francis Waving a White Flag on Gay Marriage?

| Posted 06.14.2013 | Gay Voices

Having railed against gay marriage back when he was in Argentina, only to lose that battle, he may be seeing that the handwriting is on the wall and that he's got better things to do. And that can only be a loss for anti-equality advocates who hoped the pope would loudly lead their crusade.

Pam Spaulding, LGBT Blogger, Reveals 'Pam's House Blend' Closing Prompted By Health Issues

Posted 06.19.2013 | Gay Voices

A jolt was sent through the LGBT blogosphere when the groundbreaking lesbian blogger, Pam Spaulding, “blogmistress” of Pam's House Blend, announce...

'Ex-Gay' Group Shuts Down, But Movement Is Re-Branding

| Posted 06.20.2013 | Gay Voices

It's terrific news that Exodus International, the largest and most known group that promoted "reparative therapy," is shutting down. But don't be fooled into thinking this is anything more than a re-branding for the "pray-away-the-gay" movement. It's certainly not a surrender.

Barney Frank On Obama's LGBT Executive Order, GOP Lawmakers' Gay Marriage Support

Posted 06.24.2013 | Gay Voices

No longer a member of Congress, Barney Frank is still weighing in with his well-known blunt positions, but "relaxing" while doing so. Responding to Se...

U.S. Congressman To Be Outed As Gay By Blogger Mike Rogers?

Posted 06.24.2013 | Gay Voices

Prominent gay blogger Mike Rogers, who became widely known for revealing the homosexuality of closeted gay politicians in the early 2000s, was reporte...

The Death of DOMA and the Transformation of America on Gay Marriage

| Posted 06.26.2013 | Gay Voices

With the overturning of DOMA, it will simply be easier for states to embrace marriage equality and move past intolerance. It now becomes harder to push anti-gay policies, because there is no incentive to do so under federal law. Today is a dark day for the forces of anti-gay bigotry.

Alito's Dissent: The Problem Began With 'The Idea That Romantic Love Is a Prerequisite to Marriage'

| Posted 06.28.2013 | Gay Voices

The logical conclusion of this reasoning is that if the government could have enforced arranged marriage with a federal law, it should have, since no one could predict the outcome of these newfangled romantic-love marriages, which altered the institution of marriage forever.