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  • The 10 Most Memorable LGBT Events of 2013

    published Dec 24, 2013

    The year 2013 was a good one for LGBTs -- so many triumphs, bear hugs, and enough coming out stories to break our closets. Celebrate with us as we relive some of our favorite moments from this year, ... More >>

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    More People Believe in Santa Than in Bisexuality

    published Dec 18, 2013

    If you've missed the latest "scandal," Fox News is claiming that Santa Claus is white, which is an especially ridiculous concept when you pause to remember that Santa isn't real. Racial pearl-clutchi... More >>

  • Brides and Prejudice

    published December 4, 2013

    As we come to the end of 2013, we can say with confidence (and a touch of sass) that gay marriage is here to stay. DOMA and Prop. 8 are... More >>

  • Homophobic Baker Would Rather Go to Jail than Make Wedding Cakes for Gays

    published Dec 11, 2013

    We recently told you about the bizarre, yet surprisingly prevalent trend of bakeries denying goods and services to gay people, the rationale behind it being that mixing up some flour and eggs somehow ... More >>

  • 29 Percent of San Francisco's Homeless Population Is LGBT

    published Dec 04, 2013

    San Francisco is often touted as one of the most tolerant and progressive cities for LGBT people, but when it comes to the city's homeless population, that isn't often the case. According to the city'... More >>

  • The Weird New Gay Rights Battleground: Bakeries

    published Nov 27, 2013

    A homophobic bakery in Arlington, VA has a message for would-be lesbian cake-buyers: You can't have your cake and eat her too.According to a story in The Advocate, a lesbian only identified as "Sarah"... More >>

  • Homo for the Holidays: How to Alienate and Offend Pretty Much Everyone This Season
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    Homo for the Holidays: How to Alienate and Offend Pretty Much Everyone This Season

    published Nov 20, 2013

    The Cheney family is back in the news again (No, Dick didn't shoot anyone). His daughter Liz Cheney is challenging Sen. Mike Enzi in the Wyoming Republican primary next year, and she's losing big time... More >>

  • Sex and the City by the Bay

    published January 9, 2013

    Still reeling from the stiletto-sized hole in your heart since The Golden Girls Christmas Episodes closed for the season? Us too. But you... More >>

  • Hallmark Ornament Changes Gay Apparel to Fun Apparel, Internet Implodes With Rage
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    Hallmark Ornament Changes "Gay Apparel" to "Fun Apparel," Internet Implodes With Rage

    published Nov 13, 2013

    Since Gay Christmas is over (Halloween), the time for Actual Christmas season is officially upon us. And what holiday season would be complete without a a hearty dose of Internet rage? The greeting c... More >>

  • Yes, You Can Still Get Fired for Being Gay in 2013

    published Nov 06, 2013

    Did you know that in the Year of Our Lord Lady Gaga 2013, you can still be fired for your sexual orientation? LGBT folks have no federal protections against employment discrimination, so if you happe... More >>

  • Girl Scout Cookies Turn Us Lesbian (and Other Weird Gay Food Boycotts)

    published Oct 30, 2013

    You may remember the Great Gay Cookie Debacle of 2012, when Oreo posted an image of a rainbow cookie on its Facebook page in honor of Pride and was met with a barrage of anti-gay sentiments (and over ... More >>

  • How Will Obamacare Affect Gays, Sex Workers, and Artists?

    published Oct 23, 2013

    The oft-repeated slur about gays, "You're sick" actually has some truth to it, though not in the way bigots would have us believe. As we talked about a few weeks ago, gay people, in part due to prejud... More >>

  • Study: Americans Aren't as Supportive of Gay Rights as They Think

    published Oct 18, 2013

    The LGBT rights movement has had considerable victories this year -- the demise of Prop 8 and DOMA, large increases of elected officials coming out of the closet, the sixth season renewal of RuPaul's ... More >>

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    Unhappily Married? Blame Genetics, UC Berkeley Study Says

    published Oct 08, 2013

    What's the secret to a happy marriage? Communication? Openness? A willingness to have and to hold your partner's hand even when they're purchasing that tub of Red Vines from Costco again?According to ... More >>

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    Prejudice and Stigma Make Gays Sick, Study Says

    published Oct 03, 2013

    While lesbians may be winning the all-important war against hand holding, when it comes to real mental and physical health problems, a new study shows that lesbians, gays, and bisexuals suffer serious... More >>

  • Lesbians Hold Hands Better Than Straight People, Study Says

    published Oct 02, 2013

    If you've been wondering what your hand-holding tendencies say about the amount of power and dominance you have in your relationship, a new study published in the Journal of Homosexuality is advising ... More >>

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    Dating App for Gay Ladies Blocks Pervy Dudes

    published Sep 25, 2013

    Believe it or not, it's hard to be gay in San Francisco. If you're a lady, that is.Sure, lesbians can hit the The Lex to see and be seen, but they won't see that many girls since the bar fits about 1... More >>

  • Here's the Stupidest Argument Against Gay Marriage Ever

    published Sep 17, 2013

    We thought we'd heard every crazy excuse for why the gays and their fancy CB2 wedding registries are destroying heterosexual marriages and the fabric of society and whatnot -- in fact, one time, a rel... More >>

  • Shorts, How Novel

    published September 4, 2013

    We're not sure why short story collections don't get the same attention as their whore cousin, the novel, especially considering our... More >>

  • What Memes May Come

    published July 10, 2013

    The line between art and technology has long been a blurry one, but with the increasing availability of digital models, mobile platforms, and... More >>

  • Pride Roundup

    published June 26, 2013

    For readers who just moved here, or have been trapped under a large boulder since 1968, it's time for Pride! Also known as Gay Christmas (the... More >>

  • There Will Be Blood

    published May 8, 2013

    If Quentin Tarantino turned his attention to the quiet unease of American suburbia, we imagine the results would be similar to You're... More >>

  • Yes You Cancan

    published May 8, 2013

    Despite modern burlesque's associations with elegantly taking one's clothes off before a live audience of hooters and hollerers, burlesque is... More >>

  • Pearl of Wisdom

    published January 30, 2013

    The girl in Johannes Vermeer’s painting Girl with a Pearl Earring has inspired a best-selling historical novel, a play, and a movie... More >>

  • The Oldest Profession

    published May 8, 2013

    May sure is a busy time. School is ending, it’s Masturbation Month, and from May 18-26, the Sex Worker Film and Arts Festival is once... More >>

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