Elevation: Mammoth Gay Ski Week

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Welcome to Elevation 2015, the Thirteenth Annual Mammoth Gay Ski Week! Thirteen years ago, Tom Whitman tested the waters by emailing a few friends and more than 300 people showed up to dance, party, snowboard, and ski and meet new people. Now more than 2,500 riders and skiers coming to the High Sierras for Mammoth Lake’s favorite […]

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Birdman, Imitation, Budapest Hotel Lead GALECA Nominations

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The Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association (GALECA), comprised of over 100 critics and entertainment journalists nationwide, Monday unveiled its first-round picks for the best in movies and television of 2014. The nominations come across 25 categories, from mainstream to LGBTQ-centric, including four newly-added runs such as Film Director of the Year, TV Director of […]

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Anderson Cooper, Andy Cohen, Marc Jacobs, More Celebrate the Life of Alan Turing

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News anchor Anderson Cooper and several of the biggest names in the LGBT world, including luminaries in gay rights advocacy, media and entertainment, are speaking out in support of innovator, war hero and one of gay history’s biggest heroes Alan Turing and The Imitation Game. Along with Cooper, figures such talk show host Andy Cohen, fashion designers Michael Kors and Marc Jacobs and leading LGBT advocacy groups GLAAD and the Human Rights Campaign are some of the […]

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Dr. Evelyn Hooker: The Woman Who Changed America’s Perspective on the Gay Community

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By Alexandra Temblador After seven years of research, Dr. J. Michael Bailey and Alan Sanders published significant work in November 2014 that may affect the perspective of homosexuality in the United States. Their research suggests what many have contended for so long—that homosexuality is directly related to an individual’s genetics. This landmark discovery, which may […]

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December 2014 Holiday Party at PopLuck!

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Always a mix of current and future parents, this is a great way to get answers to your questions about fostering, adoption, surrogacy and co-parenting. Much of the conversation is about logistics–from agencies, attorneys, and doctors to play groups, pre-schools, and pediatricians. The payoff is when repeat visitors to this group come with their new […]

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Holiday Spectacular 2014 – A Glee-ful Celebration

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How can you celebrate the holidays without GMCLA? Answer:  you can’t! It’s two nights of holiday cheer as GMCLA sings joyous selections from men’s glee clubs across the country and songs from the hit TV show, “Glee.” Enjoy dazzling a cappella arrangements, traditional holiday music, hilarious surprises and a generous dollop of holiday magic for […]

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Spotlight Series: Bill and Chuck

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Spotlight Series sponsored by Quinny, a European stroller brand available in the United States.     TNF: Tell me about your family. BILL: Chuck and I were married on Oct. 5, 2013, in Minnesota shortly after the state legislature and governor not only fought off a same-sex marriage ban amendment, but also made it legal for […]

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D.C. Council Passes Groundbreaking Bill to Protect LGBT Youth from Conversion Therapy

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Tuesday, the District of Columbia Council unanimously approved a bill that will protect lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youth from the dangerous and discredited practice of conversion therapy. When signed into law, Washington, D.C. will become the third jurisdiction—behind California and New Jersey—to pass legislation protecting LGBT youth from practices that are known to cause […]

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Derrick Gordon: First Openly Gay Athlete to Play Division I Ball

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At 7:05 p.m. on November 14, Derrick Gordon became the first openly gay athlete to play a game in Division 1 men’s basketball. The 22-year-old junior, who plays for the University of Massachusetts, came out April 9. He immediately started getting letters of support from Germany, France, Italy, and China, was appearing at GLAAD awards and attended a Tedx […]

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