Category Archives: Our History: Gays Through the Ages

On Homophobia: Rewrite for Nick

On April 15, 2010, The Daily Horse ran a piece about two lesbians and their family who were the victims of a homophobic hate crime. The photo accompanying the piece is reproduced again, below. Today, probably in honor of Gay … Continue reading

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GUEST: Ann Herendeen on “The Third Perspective”

“One of the reasons I write what I do is to propose a new way of looking at the situation. To me, it’s about thinking so far outside the box that you can’t even see the box anymore.” Continue reading

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Gay Family Victims of Hate Crime

The hate-filled messages were spray-painted across the cars. The vandals wrote “dykes go to hell, go home, gays don’t belong here” and “lesbians equal hell”. Continue reading

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Bruce Vilanch & Jackie Beat Co-Emcee at SF LGBT Soiree 8 Fundraiser, Saturday 4/10/10

Soiree 8, The Annual Fundraiser for the San Francisco LGBT Community Center, is Saturday, 10 April, 2010. Advance ticket sales are closed, but tickets will still be available at the door, which opens at 7 p.m. All ticket sales will … Continue reading

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End Run Around Constance: Fake Prom

Chris Kieffer, a reporter for the NMS Daily Journal broke the story Monday morning (4/5/10), later picked up by the Advocate and Huffington Post, that Constance McMillen was sent to a “fake” prom, attended by less than a dozen people, this past Friday evening, while the rest of her classmates partied at a private party celebration to which Constance and her girlfriend were not invited. Continue reading

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Editorial: What’s Killing “the Gay”?

Meanwhile, Keith is dead. One cannot help but wonder how offended the “general public” is now. Not very, I suggest. Whether by accident of his own hand or the purposeful banging of his head on a steel door by law enforcement, he’s dead. I’m heart-sickened at how the despair and demoralization of social disenfranchisement has led to the death of another Gay brother. I don’t care what the Coroner finds, we all know the truth. In the bigger picture of his life, starting way before the weekend incident, but perhaps including it, hatred and homophobia killed Keith Kimmel. And it’s killing the rest of us too. Continue reading

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STILL Getting Our Wins in Increments

how can the Judge do everything but call the school board creeps and bigots for violating Constance McMillen’s constitutional rights, and then NOT force them to give her the ONLY thing she requested??? Continue reading

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Review: Pride/Prejudice by Ann Herendeen

So, it’s OK to say you hate Herendeen’s Pride/Prejudice, and it’s OK to say you love it; it’s not OK to say you were shocked—shocked I tell you!—to discover two men making love with one another and, quite separately, of course, with their wives. Oh, sorry, didn’t mean to reveal that much. Continue reading

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Weapon of Choice

One writer gets to the very essence of the ‘top-down’ damage being done to the GLBT community on a daily basis by institutions (government, schools, political and religious ‘leaders’) and the legal oppression and persecution that permits such a culture … Continue reading

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Straight “Experts”: It’s ALL about YOU (except when it’s not)

I saw the Scott Lively video that he claims is a “nuclear bomb” on Gays on┬áRachel Maddow yesterday, and I think it deserves as wide an audience as each of us is able to give it. (Shout out to Paul … Continue reading

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