Mel England on Best Day Ever: Gay Mid-Life & The American Dream

Actor Mel England ponders what it means to have equal rights — just to be normal and grow old

Derek Jarman's Alternative to The New Gay Credo

In life, the gay filmmaker and artist Derek Jarman was a polarizing figure. In death, he represents an alternative to …

By Justin Torres

Culture Wars: Is the St Patrick's Day Parade So Important?

In the '90s we fought for acknowledgement, now it's hard for me to take the fight as seriously

By Michael Kusek

Pope Suggests Catholic Church Might Consider Civil Unions

He says it’s about financial security for same-sex couples

By Alex Panisch

How Monogamy Can Work For Two Men

A gay couple explains how their romantic relationship has survived over the decades

By Scott Eggert

Ill. AG Says Marriage Equality Can Begin Statewide

Attorney General Lisa Madigan says given the constitutional issues, there's no justification to wait to issue marriage …

By Sunnivie Brydum

Majority Of Americans Think Gay Sex Is Immoral

But over half of Americans support same-sex marriage

By Alex Panisch

Who Cares About Islan Nettles?

What happens when a young trans woman is murdered in the street, opposite a police station?

By Tim Murphy

Boy Scouts Upset by Disney World's Move to Pull Funds Over Antigay Policy

BSA won't accept openly gay adult volunteers, so Disney World won't give money. Scouting officials say they're …

By Trudy Ring

Disney World Pulls Its Funding For Boy Scouts Over Gay Ban

The theme park will no longer be subsidizing local BSA chapters

By Alex Panisch

Call the Ugandan President a Ding-Dong-Boob-Poopy with Eugene Mirman

It's as close as you're going to get to 'f*ck you.'

By Samantha Henderson

Gone Missing: Remembering Black Lesbians

Why the contributions of Audre Lorde and others matter

By Darnell L. Moore

Texas Judge Strikes Down Marriage Ban

A federal judge today rules Texas's marriage ban unconstitutional.

By Michelle Garcia

Roy Simmons, Gay Former Football Player, Dies at 57

The former offensive lineman for the Giants and the Washington Redskins—and one of the few N.F.L. players to have …

By Jerry Portwood

David Mixner Writes About His Fight to Live

The civil rights activist shares his thoughts after a near-death decision in an intensive care unit

By Jerry Portwood

Billy Francesca: Advice From an Idiot on Menage a Trois

Guest columnist Billy Francesca may be an idiot, but as one of L.A.’s premier party promoters and half-drag nightlife …

By Billy Francesca

As Russia Runs For the Closet, Afghanistan Comes Out

Nemat Sadat never imagined that coming out would awaken a gay movement in Afghanistan

By Nemat Sadat