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Tag Archive | "Gay Issues"

My Meds Are Making My Dreams Sexually Terrifying

Thursday, April 18, 2013

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Other people’s dreams are never interesting…except when they’re about sex. Each week, our dream analyst Lauri Loewenberg tells one lucky reader what their dirty dream means. Got a dream you want Lauri to analyze? Click here to submit it. This week, another reader continues the running Sapphic theme and asks Lauri: I have recently been diagnosed with depression and [...]

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Excerpts from “Queerskins,” a New Multimedia Novel

Thursday, January 10, 2013

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Queerskins Our friend Illya Szilak is a full-time physician specializing in HIV treatment, a mother of two, a world traveller, and, oh yeah, in her spare-time she writes groundbreaking novels. (We both managed to shower today and consider that a huge accomplishment.) Her latest project, QUEERSKINS, is an online multimedia novel that tells the story of [...]

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The Things We Won by Re-Electing Obama

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

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It’s a great day to be a progressive American! So happy to know we’re moving forward in the 21st century, not backward to the 1950s. Last night, the two of us gathered with friends, ate chili, drank beer, watched the results come in, and at 11:15pm poured the champagne and played “We Are the Champions” [...]

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Open Letter: Here’s What Romney Thinks Of Your Gay Son

Monday, November 5, 2012

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Our friend Nathaniel Frank is the author of the book Unfriendly Fire:¬†How the Gay Ban Undermines the Military and Weakens America. He¬†was an expert witness in two Constitutional challenges to “don‚Äôt ask, don‚Äôt tell,” whose success helped end the policy. Yesterday he spoke on the phone with the parents of his best friend about how [...]

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Top 6 Reasons Your Heart & Genitals Want You to Vote for Obama

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

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We know we may be preaching to the choir here, but just in case you need some more encouragement to register to vote (state-by-state deadlines start dropping in October!), to volunteer your time to the Obama campaign, and to actually vote on November 6th, 2012, here you go: 1. Romney represents the Republican Party, and the [...]

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Top 10 Pop-Culture Gender-Benders

Friday, October 5, 2012

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We’re not going to focus on the negative portrayals of transsexuality, like in PSYCHO and SILENCE OF THE¬†LAMBS and last year’s thankfully cancelled WORK IT television sitcom. And we’re not focusing on the history of¬†transitioning stories that takes us all the way back to the 1930s when an intersexed, Bohemia-born¬†Zdenka Koubkova¬†went from female running/jumping¬†champion¬†to male [...]

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A Dinner Table Debate Over Gay Marriage

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

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photo by Stuart Isett for The New York Times With all the backlash over “legitimate rape” vs. illegitimate (sic) rape last week, another great debate got a little lost in the shuffle: the one over gay marriage between¬†sex columnist¬†and married gay dad of one adopted son, Dan Savage, and the president of the¬†National Organization for [...]

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Naked News: Gay Episcopalian Wedding Day Survival Tips

Friday, July 13, 2012

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photo by Giovanni Dall’Orto via WikiCommons This week, a gay Episcopalian, who fell in love with a one-night-stand turned fiance, can learn how to survive a hurricane barreling through her upcoming wedding nuptials. The CDC actually has a¬†Wedding Day Survival Guide. Congratulations to Barney Frank on his recent nuptials¬†(which made him the first gay-married member [...]

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Dream Interpretation: My Best Friend Ravishes Me

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

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Other people‚Äôs dreams are never interesting‚Ķexcept when they‚Äôre about sex. Each week, our dream analyst Lauri Loewenberg tells one lucky reader what their dirty dream means. Got a dream you want Lauri to analyze? Click here to submit it) This week, a reader asks Lauri: I’ve been dreaming about the possibility of being gay or [...]

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Comment of the Week: Watching Women Kiss Is About Control, Not Sex

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

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photo via flickr Reader Michael wrote the following in response to our post “Wise Guys: How Do Men Feel About Their Girlfriends Kissing Other Women?” From childhood we are conditioned to this reaction we have regarding same sex intimacy. Girls run around the playground holding hands and hugging. Boys face a very different environment in [...]

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