Tracking Guys Via Grindr Is Really Easy, And Grindr Doesn't Seem To Care

For over a year now, gay hook up app Grindr has had a serious security flaw which allows users to be tracked very closely, and Grindr's response has been tepid at best. Some countries were only blocked after the security flaw was discovered and some reported that Grindr was being used for tracking by Egyptian police… » 1/26/15 10:40pm Monday 10:40pm

Jindal 'Not For Discrimination' But Supports Ban On Same-Sex Marriage 

What if the US Supreme Court rules that gay marriage must be legal in all states? Well, Sunday morning Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal went on ABC's "This Week" and told host George Stephanopoulos that if that should that happen he supports a constitutional amendment that would let state legislatures outlaw same-sex… » 1/25/15 4:11pm Sunday 4:11pm

Judge Strikes Down Gay Marriage Ban in Alabama

A U.S. district judge struck down Alabama's ban on gay marriage after two Mobile women sued the state for refusing to recognize their California marriage. Cari Searcy and Kimberly McKeand, who have been together almost 15 years, sought legal recourse after Alabama denied Searcy's petition to legally adopt the couple's… » 1/25/15 12:11am Sunday 12:11am

Anti-Gay Group Wants Kagan and Ginsburg to Recuse from Marriage Case

The frothingly anti-gay American Family Association is pushing Supreme Court Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Elena Kagan to remove themselves from the upcoming case that will decide whether same-sex marriage is protected under the Constitution. They're arguing that both women have officiated at gay weddings, making… » 1/19/15 8:39pm 1/19/15 8:39pm

Empire's Gay Black Son to 'Blow Lid Off Homophobia'

I remember David's black boyfriend, Keith, in Six Feet Under. And of course gahmotherfuckingbless Omar Little, the baddest dude up in The Wire. Oh and Deadline says that HBO is developing a series called Bros about a group of brothers, one of whom is gay. Other than them though, we all gotta be real honest with… » 1/18/15 6:24pm 1/18/15 6:24pm

On The Fetishisation Of Gay Men By Women In The Slash Community

The following was originally posted on The Mary Sue (Abrams Media Network) and has been republished here with permission.About a year ago, I went with friends to see a live reading of Welcome to Night Vale and was shocked by the amount of screaming coming from women in the audience. » 1/18/15 12:30pm 1/18/15 12:30pm

All Single-Use Bathrooms In Austin, Texas Are Now Gender-Neutral

Last year, the Austin City Council passed a new ordinance requiring that all businesses in the Texas capital with "single-use" restrooms must have gender-neutral bathrooms and be labeled as such. That ordinance comes into effect today. » 1/17/15 1:18pm 1/17/15 1:18pm

Kris Jenner Goes HAM On InTouch Over Transphobic Bruce Jenner Cover

Sound The Alarm: "Kris (Jenner) has cut off contact with In Touch, Life & Style and all Bauer publications" in light of the recent Bruce Jenner-reimagined-as-Stephanie-Beacham-from-Dynasty cover controversy, a source informed the New York Daily News. THIS IS WAR, Kris bellowed at an unnaturally high pitch for a woman… » 1/16/15 9:02pm 1/16/15 9:02pm

Mount Holyoke Cancels "The Vagina Monologues" For Transgender Students

Women's college Mount Holyoke has decided to stop performing Eve Ensler's classic play "The Vagina Monologues." The college has been annually performing theater classic for decades, but since Mount Holyoke redefined its definition of "woman" to include transgender students, many felt the play was neither inclusive nor… » 1/15/15 10:56pm 1/15/15 10:56pm

Could Britain's First School For LGBT Students Make A Difference?

A youth group in England has submitted a proposal to open a school with the specific mission for catering to LGBT youth. The school would be in the city of Manchester, with the expressed purpose of creating a safe space for queer students. However, some have questioned if such a school would not be a form of… » 1/15/15 8:40pm 1/15/15 8:40pm

Nah, Rihanna: A History of 'Vogue' Exploiting Queer People of Color

In 2008, Rihanna covered Madonna's "Vogue" for Fashion Rocks, the annual music-and-fashion-melding charity runway show. Accompanied by an elaborate stage show with ostrich feather-wielding buff dudes worthy of Madge herself, it was a fairly pitch-perfect interpretation of the 1990 single, no errant bouts of melisma… » 1/13/15 6:18pm 1/13/15 6:18pm