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Paladino Rented To Gay Clubs, Son William Paladino Operated One

AP / Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

NEW YORK — State liquor license records show that New York Republican gubernatorial candidate Carl Paladino had once collected rent from two gay clu...

Comedians Take On DADT Supporters By Mimicking Them To Perfection (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

In the second installment of Funny Or Die's "G.A.Y.S." or "Guys Against You Serving" PSAs, comedians Craig Robinson, Rob Huebel, Ben Garant and more t...

When will the homophobic bullying cease?

Irene Monroe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Irene Monroe

When Sirdeaner L. Walker of Springfield spoke at a press conference in Massachusetts last year calling for effective and comprehensive anti-bullying l...

Outrage Is Overdue

Aubrey Sarvis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Aubrey Sarvis

Let's call Tuesday's pitifully embarrassing Senate performance on the defense authorization bill exactly what it was: shameful. They blocked debate b...

Ryan Grim

Maine GOP Senator Ignores Lady Gaga, Will Filibuster 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Repeal

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

UPDATE - 3:05 p.m.: Senate Republicans, led by John McCain (R-Ariz.), have blocked the Senate from considering the defense authorization bill Tuesday ...

On Daley's Retirement

Andy Thayer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Andy Thayer

He got out just in time. At the outset of the recession, the city already was a financial basket case, slipping dramatically further once the Olympics announcement was safely out of the way.

Why Johnny can't think critically

Irene Monroe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Irene Monroe

School is now back in session, and our children's minds are impressionable vessels. We trust their teachers to take precious care of them. But can we...

Castro Admits 'Injustice' For Gays And Lesbians During Revolution

CNN | Shasta Darlington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro said he acknowledges the persecution of gays and lesbians during the Revolution in his country, according to a newspa...

Books That Crush Intolerance

Michael Henry Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Michael Henry Adams

With a nod to Santayana, many feel that history's greatest lesson is the ability it can afford one to travel back in time, to discover one's self, in ...

Hip-Hop's Queen Latifah Is Outed

Irene Monroe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Irene Monroe

Some argue that hip-hop forced Queen Latifah to be closeted. Others argue she had enough clout and crossover appeal to not worry about it. But Queen Latifah, no doubt, did worry about it.

Tweeting American

Bruce Kluger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Bruce Kluger

A mentor once told me that the best way to determine if something is well written -- be it a book or movie or even an essay--is if it can be summed up...

The Summer of Hate

Bob Franken | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Bob Franken

Those of us who are somewhat past puberty remember the Summer of Love. How much we recall depends on what we each ingested recreationally but the cons...

San Francisco Values Clarified

Geri Spieler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Geri Spieler

We have become a nation of lazy thinkers. The unreality of "San Francisco Values" fits the same tone here in that people will choose to believe what a "celebrity" tells them.

Why We Are Protesting Against "Americans For Truth About Homosexuality"

Andy Thayer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Andy Thayer

When mainstream LGBT leaders advise our community to ignore groups like Americans For Truth About Homosexuality or go lightly on them, we are playing right into their hands.

More Than 70 Countries Make Being Gay A Crime

The Independent | Emily Dugan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A comprehensive study of global lesbian, bisexual and gay rights, seen by The Independent on Sunday, reveals the brutal - and, in many instances, fata...

Pearls Over Shanghai Revives a Passionate Part of San Francisco History

Greg Archer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Greg Archer

There's nothing like a psychedelic "mock operetta" to boost your spirits during an economic downturn, especially one as rich, savage and delicious as Pearls Over Shanghai.

Supreme Court Helps Out Kagan

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Chris Weigant

The Supreme Court has yanked the rug out from under the argument that Kagan shouldn't have had the option to bar military recruiters from campus while dean of Harvard law school. Today's ruling affirms that right for universities.

Eradicate Fundamentalism In All Its Forms

Frank Schaeffer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Frank Schaeffer

To find the spiritual truth that is hidden within the Bible it must be mentally "edited" by people of goodwill who are informed by the spiritual truth we carry within our evolving ethical selves.

Spanish Clinic Probed For Offering To 'Cure' Gays

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The government in Spain's Catalonia region said Tuesday it was investigating a clinic in Barcelona that is allegedly offering treatments to "cure" hom...

Political Haiku: Hoist with His Own Teabag

Frank Dwyer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Frank Dwyer

Huckabee stirs up base, says it's okay for gays to adopt puppies....

Ask Michael Cohen: Handle With Grace

Michael Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Michael Cohen

One of my dear friends asked me to stop referring to other gay people as 'queens,' even though deep in my heart I felt he himself was being a big old drama queen. Had he not spoken up, I would not have been able to remedy the situation.

Debunking American Stereotypes

Joan E. Dowlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Joan E. Dowlin

I recently saw the Ellen DeGeneres Show in which she showed a clip from Family Feud. The category was "something every one knows about Ellen DeGeneres."

Gays in the Israeli Military

Yermi Brenner | Posted 04.08.2012 | Home
Yermi Brenner

The Israeli military's liberal approach towards gays was a stepping stone for acceptance of homosexuals in other branches of the Israeli security forces and in the Israeli society in general.

Constance McMillen, Fake Prom?: Itawamba Dance Was Kept Secret From Lesbian Teen

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A lesbian teen who successfully sued her Mississippi school for the right to bring her girlfriend to prom was left out and was instead directed to a "...

Orrin Hatch On Gays: 'Their Religion Is Politics'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) says that Republicans need to get the money flowing the way the gay community does for Democrats -- though it helps, he said...