The Obama Administration is making small steps towards helping the LGBT community with the Shepard Act & new initiatives from the departments of Housing and Urban Development and Health and Human Services. Also; Dan Choi gives great interview to the Metro Weekly – with tales of a childhood spent praying “Jesus, make me pop a boner for Michelle Pfeiffer, in Jesus’ name, amen!”
Team Autostraddle attended the National Equality March in Washington, D.C. this weekend. Images from the weekend’s events, including Lady Gaga, Dan Choi, Kristen Chenoweth, clever signage, cute Interns and Haviland Stillwell Gorgeous.
Only four days left to make dramatic statements about Obama’s HRC speech on Friday! Stories of gay Iraqis escaping to New York to avoid getting beaten, tortured and killed at home. Anderson Cooper tries to get Elaine Donnelly to make a good point for DADT and stop talking over Dan Choi. And HAVILAND’s new column!
To shed some light on DADT as it relates to gay women, Autostraddle has been fortunate enough to snag an interview with Lissa Young, an insanely intelligent, aware, reflective and accomplished woman. Lissa graduated from West Point in 1986.
You can be gay in India today, Tegan and Sara are finished recording, Obama is goddamned wrong. And no one likes New Jersey. Still.
Part of vampire-human sex is biting. Just like FYI.
“It’s a tiny tiny tiny fraction of our population, one or two percent has this particular orientation and they dominate, dominate, dominate the news, it’s amazing.”
Carlytron & Riese visit Johnny McGovern’s Big Gay Pimp Show, Adam Lambert signs a record deal and comes out on the cover of Rolling Stone, Rachel Maddow calls Obama Out, Anderson Cooper chats with Dan Choi, Lindsay & Sam travel together, Margaret Cho says “let my people go,” Sarah Palin appears in the woods.
“In addition to sending us 50 emails a day, Joe Solomnese has been making secret deals with Washington — namely, to prioritize the hate crimes bill and the employee non-discrimination act over “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell.”
Dan Choi & his boyfriend give Autostraddle some exclusive homosexual conduct. And we say “it is good.”
“My Staff Pick today is ME. More specifically, my name — it’s not really Green. My name’s Laneia. Hi! I’m Laneia.”