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Entries by Michelangelo Signorile from 11/2013

ENDA: Stuck in a '90s Time Warp

| Posted 11.06.2013 | Gay Voices

ENDA has a problem: a disturbing religious exemption that has been included in the bill in one form or another ever since it was introduced in 1994. A Catholic school teacher who's done a great job for years could still be fired under ENDA if the principal discovers that she is a lesbian. That's abhorrent.

David Miranda, Glenn Greenwald's Partner, On His British Government Challenge After Being Detained

Posted 11.08.2013 | Gay Voices

David Miranda, the partner of journalist Glenn Greenwald, said a hearing held this week in London on his challenge to British authorities for having d...

What the National Organization for Marriage's Shift to Trans-Bashing Means

| Posted 11.12.2013 | Gay Voices

Today, with Hawaii on the verge of becoming the 16th state to pass marriage equality, and with gays much more visible, conservative ideologues are having a harder time raising money around the marriage issue. Enter transgender rights, the newest potential cash cow for the extremist right.

Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie On Gay Marriage, ENDA And Lesbian State Rep Who Voted Against Marriage Equality

Posted 11.16.2013 | Gay Voices

Wasting no time within days of signing a marriage equality bill into law, Hawaii Governor Neil Abercrombie made a bid on Friday for gay and lesbian co...

Liz and Mary Cheney: Real Feud or Cheney Family Machinations?

| Posted 11.18.2013 | Gay Voices

Coming from the Washington, D.C., suburbs, Liz needed to establish herself as a moral crusader in deep red Wyoming. What better way than to have a public feud over "family values" with her little sister who is married to a woman and raising two children?

The Kennedy Assassination in the Mind of a Gay Boy

| Posted 11.23.2013 | Gay Voices

The wall-to-wall media coverage of the past few days has jarred my memory in interesting ways. I have no recollection of President Kennedy's assassination itself. I was only two and half years old. But the event is seared into my brain.

Frank Schaefer, United Methodist Pastor, Discusses Conviction For Officiating Son's Gay Marriage

Posted 11.24.2013 | Gay Voices

“I didn’t do this to make a rebellious statement against the church,” Rev. Franks Schaefer said on Friday, reflecting on the action taken by a U...

Joel Simkhai, Grindr Founder And CEO, On Gay Social Networking App's Worldwide Impact

Posted 11.26.2013 | Gay Voices

The founder and CEO of Grindr, the gay social networking app that exploded on the scene in 2009 and now reports over 7 million users in 192 countries,...