Alison Bechdel, Samuel D. Hunter & Mary Bonauto Gay Geniuses; Win MacArthur Grants

Alison Bechdel, Samuel D. Hunter, and Mary L. Bonauto named MacArthur Grant Fellows.

2 New NYC Attacks And 5 Other Tidbits We Learned Today

As city mourns Mark Carson, three more men are injured.

By Editors

Did This Man Really Kill Himself Over Equality?

Outspoken anti-gay activist Dominique Venner makes horrific decision.

By Andrew Belonsky

Gun Advocate Uses Gays To Make His Point

Does this gun activist's sexuality matter?

By Andrew Belonsky

New Majority Says Gays Are Morally A-OK

Record 59% believe being gay is "morally acceptable."

By Andrew Belonsky

Illinois' Gay Nup Clock Is Ticking And 5 Other Tidbits We Learned Today

Also, Michael Jackson wrote in 1979 that he wanted to become "a whole new character."

By Editors

A Handy, Color-Coded Map Of Gay Europe

Pink in this case is less-than ideal.

By Editors

Not Just a New York City Hate Crime

Can Mark Carson's murder have as much impact as Matthew Shepard's?

By Andrew Belonsky

Record Number Of Americans Agree With Gaga: Gays Born This Way

Gallup finds record support for nature over nurture in gay debate.

By Andrew Belonsky

Jim Kolbe's Getting Married and 5 Other Tidbits We Learned Today

Former GOP Congressman who voted for DOMA is now marrying his male partner.

By Editors

'Baltimore Sun' Launches New LGBT Section

'Gay Matters' will cover all things lavender.

By Andrew Belonsky

Hot Snaps Of Govs Signing Off On Gay Marriage

There's nothing like a marriage equality money shot.

By Andrew Belonsky

Can The United Nations Stop Homophobia?

And should it start in its own backyard?

By Andrew Belonsky

Christine Quinn's Secret and 5 Other Things We Learned Today

NYC Council Speaker insists confession isn't politically motivated.

By Editors

Michele the Allegory

Michele Bachmann teaches us that hate is not a sustainable political tactic.

By Andrew Belonsky

Minnesota Senate Passes Marriage And 5 Other Things We Learned Today

Minnesota will be the 12th state to legalize marriage equality.

By Editors

In the Reign of the Gay Magical Elves

The rush to embrace and console every gay man who comes out is infantilizing and condescending—but it's a script written …

By Bret Easton Ellis