Sonoma To Host Big Gay Wine Weekend 2015

Sonoma Wine Weekend

Out in the Vineyard’s Big Gay Wine Weekend 2015 is coming and The Seattle Lesbian has the details to keep you informed! Big Gay Wine Weekend 2015 will feature a TWILIGHT T-Dance and is dubbed by producers a “Weekend of Wine & Celebration, benefiting Face to Face, Sonoma County AIDS Network.” This year will feature new winemaker […]

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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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New Marriage Equality Ad Running in Texas Features Police Officers Defending Gay Colleagues

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Freedom to Marry began airing a statewide television ad this week in Texas featuring Fort Worth police officers who speak out in support of their gay colleague’s freedom to marry. The 30-second ad began running Sunday in multiple Texas markets during news and public affairs programs and comes days before the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals hears […]

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Norman Rockwell’s Granddaughter Narrates New Lesbian-Themed Tylenol Commercial

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  Tylenol’s new ad campaign “For What Matters Most” features profiles on contemporary families, one with four parents, an African American family and a Chinese-Japanese family. In the ad for the Beser Carr Schneider Musich family, the campaign focuses on the family consisting of a lesbian couple, one of the partner’s ex-husband and his wife. […]

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Michael Sam to Oprah ‘I’m Not The Only Gay Man In The NFL’

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During his 90-minute documentary that premiered on the Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) Saturday, former NFL player Michael Sam said he is not the only gay man in the NFL. “A very few reached out to me,” Sam said. “[They] told me their gratitude and how they were thankful that I have the courage…They wish they had the courage to […]

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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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Martina Navratilova: ‘It’s About Time’ I Got Married!

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  In 1981 tennis player Martina Navratilova became one of the first athletes to come out. Now, she is a married woman. Nine-time Wimbledon winner Navratilova married her longtime girlfriend, model Julia Lemigova, at New York’s Peninsula Hotel on December 15. Navratilova spoke to the BBC an hour after marrying her wife. “I’m 58-years-old and I got married for the […]

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Transgender Character Added To ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Roster

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  The second half of Grey’s Anatomy, which won’t premiere until the end of January, will be introducing a new character, Travis. “Travis, a male-to-female transgender person will begin to make the rounds at Grey Sloan Memorial [starting in January],” the website said. Details of the character, including who will be playing Travis, have been kept extremely […]

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Trans-Focused Reality Show Finds A Home On ABC Family

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By Jessica Goldstein ABC Family is home to a bunch of bonkers, tweens-only programming, and it’s easy to perceive the network as a little flashy and substance-less. The channel is packed with telegenic twenty-somethings pretending to be teenagers with highly implausible lives. But within the past five years, this Disney subsidiary has sneakily become home […]

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Parents and Friends of Ex-Gays Billboard Touts: ‘No One Is Born Gay’

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Truth Wins Out condemned a scientifically inaccurate billboard placed on a section of Interstate 95 in Richmond, Virginia by the “ex-gay” political organization Parents and Friends of Ex-Gays (PFOX). The billboard proves that PFOX is a purveyor of junk science and its affiliated therapists are unqualified practice legitimate therapy. The offensive billboard reads: “Identical Twins: […]

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