New survey shows U.S. Catholics open to non-traditional families

Pope Francis

When Pope Francis arrives in the U.S. for the World Meeting of Families later this month, he will find a Catholic public that is remarkably accepting of a variety of non-traditional families, according to a new Pew Research Center survey that provides an in-depth look at American Catholics’ views on family life, sexuality and Catholic […]

Watch: HRC President Chad Griffin on KY Clerk Kim Davis refusing LGBT couples marriage licenses

Chad Griffin MSNBC

Today, HRC President Chad Griffin appeared on MSNBC to discuss the ongoing situation in Rowan County, Ky., where County Clerk Kim Davis continues to flout the law by denying marriage licenses to couples. “With the results of the United States Supreme Court decision in the Obergefell case, marriage licenses must be issued equally. That’s her […]

San Diego Democrats for Equality endorse six officeholders

Democrats for Equality

The Board of San Diego Democrats for Equality recommended the endorsement of eight incumbents for re-election at last week’s Club meeting. While there was vigorous debate on several races, the Club endorsed six of the eight by wide margins (60 percent of attending members is the minimum required). The Club did not decide against endorsement […]

Sexual abuse charges against Terry Bean dismissed

Terry Bean

Child sexual abuse charges were dismissed Tuesday against prominent gay rights activist and Democratic Party fundraiser Terry Bean. Lane County Circuit Judge Jay McAlpin dismissed the case without prejudice, meaning that prosecutors could refile charges in the future if the alleged victim, a 17-year-old boy, was willing to testify for the state at a trial. […]

‘The Horrible History of Ex-Gay Cures’ by Matt Baume (VIDEO)

Matt Baume-anti-gay therapy

Watch Matt Baume as he explores the sordid history of pseudoscientific efforts to cure homosexuality through “conversion therapy.” Baume takes us on a disturbing tour of the last hundred years of insane ex-gay cures, some of which are still being practiced by quacks to this day.

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

Prostate Cancer Awaremness Month

In 2014, prostate cancer was the leading cause of newly diagnosed cancers in men and the second leading cause of cancer death in men. How often should men have a prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test? If treatment is needed, what options are available? Prostate cancer research has led to new ways to detect, diagnose and treat […]

Bisexuality and beyond: A TEDx talk by Tania Israel (VIDEO)

Tania Israel

In this TED Talk on bisexuality, Dr. Tania Israel uses humor, research, and her personal story to correct misconceptions about bisexuality. She goes on to challenge notions of binary gender and introduce novel ways of thinking about gender and sexual orientation. This talk may change the way you think about yourself and others. “Bisexuality and […]

Russia cancels LGBT film festival

Blue is the Warmest Color

Russia’s long running avant-garde film festival, Moscow Premiere, a champion of Russian LGBT and anti-fascist cinema, was cancelled last week and replaced by a “positive, youth-orientated” alternative, reports Dazed. The new festival is being run by Yevgeny Gerasimov, a high-ranking member of Putin’s Kremlin. The organizer of Moscow Premiere said that there was no way he could work with Gerasimov. […]

Steve Garvey to greet fans at free prostate cancer screening event at Sept. 3 Padres game

Steve Garvey

SAN DIEGO – San Diego Padres legend and prostate cancer survivor Steve Garvey will greet fans at a free prostate cancer screening event hosted by Scripps Health and Ed Randall’s Fans for the Cure (ERFFTC) at the Padres game against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Petco Park on Sept. 3. The screenings will be open […]

‘Downton Abbey’ final season trailer released (VIDEO)

Downton Abbey

The producers of the British period drama, Downton Abbey have released the trailer for the final season of the show. “We wanted to close the doors of Downton Abbey when it felt right and natural for the storylines to come together and when the show was still being enjoyed so much by its fans,” director Gareth […]

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