Annise Parker Elected Houston's Openly Gay Mayor

Annise Parker's comfortable rise to mayor is drawing attention from national news outlets who are noting the significance of the nation's fourth largest city making history by electing an openly gay leader.

Marc Christian, Rock Hudson's Lover, Dies

Rock Hudson has been dead for years but the man who made his death more famous was alive until yesterday. Hudson, for our younger readers, was a classic Hollywood film star. Male, stunning, well-built. Always playing the role of happily married straight man, on film and in real life. But those who knew him knew better. Rock Hudson was gay. And he died of AIDS in the height of the epidemic, 1985.

Meredith Baxter Comes Out

"Family Ties" actress Meredith Baxter made the media rounds Wednesday confirming the rumors that she is a lesbian. For me, the real news story will arrive the day that the 'coming out' of a TV star is inconsequential and barely newsworthy.

Mike Penner Trangendered Suicide

Not Just Dorothy Anymore: Transgendered Persons Deserve Equal Rights Too

The suicide this past weekend of LA Times sportswriter Mike Penner, who for the last few years wrote under the byline of Christine Daniels, leaves me today with a desire to rant and rave over an insane anomaly in American human rights protections.

Hubby Hubby Ice Cream

Hubby Hubby Ice Cream Marks Gay MarriageBen & Jerry’s ice cream is renaming their famous "Chubby Hubby" flavor to "Hubby Hubby" for the month of September to mark Vermont's legalization of same-sex marriages.

Mike James former editor for Express Gay News

The President's AIDS Day address is online, and in city after city, communities will gather this Tuesday to pay tribute.Having a President that cares matters, because AIDS is still with us and is very real.More often than not, like last week in Fort Lauderdale, when the Office of National AIDS Policy solicited public opinion, we hear stories of survival. More and more people are living longer and longer with HIV. It is so encouraging. Too encouraging.

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Alcee Hastings, Champion of Civil Rights and HIV Advocate, Dies

Accused Miami Gay Bashers Now in Plea Negotiations

Anti-Gay Ministry: Gays and Lesbians Have Been Used by the Left

Anti-LGBT Ministry: Founding Pastor of Coral Ridge Church ‘Hated No One'

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GOP Uses Trans Girls in Sports as Their New Wedge Issue

UnitedHealthcare Plays Games with Gay Men’s Health

The Queerest Grammys Yet

Vatican Says Catholic Church Cannot Bless Same-sex Unions

New LGBT Flag Causes Stir in Miami

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New Nonprofit Theater Formed to Produce LGBT-themed Plays

ArtsBeat: Stonewall Wants You!

Food Festival Back with Big Names, Drag Brunch

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First Phase of Underline Opens with Parks, Public Art

ArtsBeat | South Florida Artists, Performers Shine

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British AIDS Drama Hops the Pond to HBO Max

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