Articles Posted in the LGBT Category

  • Brainwashed by the Westboro Baptist Church

    Vice followed the story of the Westboro Baptist Church as families split and children were brainwashed into picketing funerals and bashing homosexuals.

  • Chick Fil-A and 23 other ANTI-GAY Companies

    Unless you’re a strict vegetarian and completely focused on the Olympics, it’s hard for you to have missed all the flap over how much the anti-gay food chain Chick-Fil-A has been in the news, contributing tons of money to promote homophobia. The owner recently announced how his Christian values guide his choice to do all in his power and pocketbook to prevent marriage equality, but he’s gotten such negative blow back (particularly from younger folks who smell discrimation between the buns), the company has attempted to backpedal into declaring itself “neutral” in the culture wars.

  • Anderson Cooper Comes Out of the Closet ” I’m Gay, always have been, always will be “

    CNN anchor Anderson Cooper has confirmed to Andrew Sullivan that he is openly gay. In a lengthy email describing his discretion, Cooper confirmed that he is gay, he always has been, he always will be, and proudly so:


    Josh Wood Productions Presents:THE DAY PARTY

    NYC PRIDE 2012 Saturday, June 23
    3-10:30PM ON PIER 83 (Circle Line Pier)
    at 42nd Street & Westside Highway


    HTTP://FIERTH.COM – This weekend, the New York Times published anextremely exploitative article about a transgender woman who had died in a fire. The article, about Lorena Escalera, only mentions that she was killed in a fire after telling readers that she was “curvaceous,” that she “drew admiring glances” in her “gritty Brooklyn neighborhood,” that she “was known to invite men for visits to her apartment,” that Lorena was “called Lorena” (as opposed to saying she was “named Lorena” or that she simply was Lorena) and that she “brought two men to her apartment” sometime between late Friday night and early Saturday morning.

  • [MUST WATCH] This Is Your Gay Life and This Could Happen To You… #EqualLoveEqualRights

    HTTP://FIERTH.COM – [MUST WATCH] This Is Your Gay Life and This Could Happen To You… One day, people are going to look back at the days when gay people couldn’t get married and feel like fools for opposing it. One day.

  • FDA Review Favors First Drug for HIV Prevention

    HTTP://FIERTH.COM – A pill that has long been used to treat HIV has moved one step closer to becoming the first drug approved to prevent healthy people from becoming infected with the virus that causes AIDS.

  • Must See: Untitled Gay Retiree Documentary

    HTTP://FIERTH.COM – According to research conducted by the Williams Institute at the University of California Los Angeles, there are an estimated 2.4 million lesbian, gay or bisexual Americans over the age of 55. LGBTQ seniors are five times less likely to access social services than their heterosexual counterparts, half as likely to have health insurance coverage, twice as likely as straights to live alone, and 10 times less likely to have a caretaker should they fall ill. “Untitled Gay Retiree Documentary” seeks to put faces to some of these jarring statistics.

  • ‘What Would You Do?’: Transgender Waitress In New Jersey Diner Defended By Customers

    HTTP://FIERTH.COM – In an effort to determine one community’s acceptance of transgender people, “RuPaul’s Drag Race” alum Carmen Carrera is cast in the role of a New Jersey diner waitress, while an actor portrays a longtime customer who deplores the fact the waiter he once knew and liked as “Christopher” is now a woman.


    HTTP:/FIERTH.COM – RuPaul just announced one of the fine drag queens pictured here as America’s Next Drag Superstar, the winner ofRuPaul’s Drag Race season 4. “The race for the crown,” RuPaul said at the top of the hour, “has never been this tight.” And, indeed it was! The run-up to the crowning has been long and drawn out, to say the least.

  • FIERTHTV: ACT UP NY: Occupy & Tax Wall Street! #OWS

    HTTP://FIERTH.COM – FIERTHTV: ACT UP NY: Occupy & Tax Wall Street! – Mike Diamond reports for FierthTV, on ACT UP’s action to demand a ‘Robin Hood Tax’ to help fund an end to the global AIDS epidemic.
    FIERTHTV: ACT UP NY: Occupy & Tax Wall Street!

  • Behind The Black Party – Stories of The Saint Nightclub

    HTTP://FIERTH.COM – At midnight on September 20, 1980 The Saint nightclub opened in New York City’s East Village. In celebration of that historic moment 30 years ago, The Saint At Large presents this multi-part series “Stories of the Saint”.

  • The Gay Rights Movement In 6 Minutes And 52 Seconds

    HTTP://FIERTH.COM – The Gay Rights Movement In 6 Minutes And 52 Seconds –

  • STUDY: Two More Cases That Prove That Ex-Gay Therapy Is A Crock

    HTTP://FIERTH.COM – A recent online survey of 1,600 gay Mormons conducted by Utah State University revealed thatabout 65 percent underwent ex-gay therapy and 86 percent considered such therapy unhelpful or harmful. Another revelation: Sergio Viula, founder of Brazilian evangelical ex-gay group Movement for the Healthy Sexuality (MOSES), has just come out as still 100 percent gay. He even revealed what really happens in ex-gay therapy programs—hint: it involves fasting and having sex with men.


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