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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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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Lady Gaga: If You’re Uncomfortable, ‘You’re on the Wrong Side of History’

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Lady Gaga joined the bandwagon with Macklemore and Kylie Minogue of having same-sex couples getting engaged on stage last weekend when she invited her friend Jay onstage to propose to his boyfriend. During her show in Manchester, Gaga asked Jay, who Gaga calls “family and an incredible man and incredible friend,” and his boyfriend Shaun to come on stage. Jay […]

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Spotlight Series: Petey and Tony

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Spotlight Series sponsored by Quinny, a European stroller brand available in the United States.     TNF: Tell me about your family. How did you meet your partner?  PETEY: We have been together for 3 years but our story actually began 10 years prior. In 2001 we both lived in Sacramento and briefly chatted online. We exchanged photos and […]

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