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2013: The Right’s war on Christmas continues...

For the past decade now, when this holiday season rolls around we can always count on a yearly kerfuffle from someone from the Right—the continuing war on Christmas. ...

Rare Birds and Wild Creatures

Last Monday evening, Dec 9, 2013, friends old and new gathered at The Bureau of General Services Queer Division (BGSQD) for ...

Time Magazine's Person of the Year Runner Up, Eddie Windsor

Why was Eddie Windsor a runner up and not a finalist? Only Time will tell. ...

Mandela's LGBTQ advocacy fallen on deaf ears in Africa and African diasporic communities

As the world mourns the passing of Nelson Mandela - who was oftentimes affectionately referred to by his Xhosa clan name "Madiba," or as "Tata" (Father)—I, too, like so many LGBTQ activists across ...

How media and research institutions contribute of HIV/AIDs in black communities

Dec. 1 was World AIDS Day! However, here in the U.S. you would have scarcely known. Much of the focus was, and still is, on developing countries. ...

Best Lesbian Erotica, Eating Their Own

In June of this year I sent out a story to be considered for Best Lesbian Erotica 2014, a popular anthology put out by Cleis Press. ...

Investing in the Climate, Fossil Fuel the New Slavery?

The planet is getting hotter and sooner or later, world governments are going to be forced to take action. ...

Michelle Malone Strips Down (and Folks Up)

Atlanta-bred singer/songwriter Michelle Malone has lived through more than a few different incarnations in her career. ...

Velvetpark Reading, "Mother As Muse"

This Wed, Dec 4th at Dixon Place, our December Reading: "Mother As Muse" curated by Qiana Mestrich. Wednesday at 7:00pm, Dixon Place, 161A Chrystie Street, @ Delancey ...

3rd Annual Mr Transman Competition

Its that time of year for the 3rd annual FTM competition, Mr Transman, produced by Original Plumbing Magazine and Mr Showbiz, Murray Hill. ...

Velvetpark December Horoscope 2013

Venus goes retrograde this month, are you ready for a visit from old lovers? Read your forcast for December. [-ed.] ...

Collecting Inspiration with Supersisters
metmuseum.org
April 15, 2014

As an unofficial extension of Women's History Month, Collections Management Assistant Liz Zanis showcases several of the Supersisters trading cards currently in the collection of the Museum's Department of Drawings and Prints.

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My boobs, my burden
Salon.com
April 15, 2014

I thought that with cleavage came power. But as my breasts swelled to a 32G, I found the opposite to be true

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Please Do Not Travel with Your Pets Aboard Airlines
buzzfeed
April 15, 2014

A graph on the Bloomberg terminal shows the number of pets lost, injured, or killed each month on U.S. airlines. ..

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Indian Supreme Court Recognizes Broad Rights For Transgender People
buzzfeed
April 15, 2014

"We ... hold that values of privacy, self-identity, autonomy and personal integrity are fundamental rights guaranteed to members of the...

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Will The Anglican Communion Tear Itself Apart Over LGBT Issues?
roygbiv.jezebel.com
April 15, 2014

I grew up Roman Catholic. Yet, two years ago, I left communion with Rome after Pope Benedict XVI called same-sex marriage the most significant threat to Western civilization in the world today. I turned to the Episcopal Church, part of the Anglican Communion, as my new spiritual home...

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Tom of Finland to appear on stamps in September
itella.fi
April 15, 2014

The autumn's stamp series begins September 8 with Tom of Finland, who is considered one of the most well-known Finnish artists around the world. His emphatically masculine homoerotic drawings have attained iconic status...

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RuPaul Finally Stops Being Quite as Transphobic on Drag Race
jezebel
April 15, 2014

LOGO TV has apologised for airing an episode of RuPaul's Drag Race with a female or she-male segment and regular appearance of the she-mail introduction to each of the episodes challenges.

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Silicon Valley Gets an Art Fair
hyperallergic
April 15, 2014

Another day, another art fair. There has been, in recent years, a massive influx of art fairs, to point where it seems like every major city (and some boutique-y destination cities) has their own. Fairs accounted

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How the Connecticut Department of ChildrenFamilies is failing a trans girl of color
feministing.com
April 14, 2014

Jessica is a 16 year-old transgender girl. She has been in and out of the foster care and juvenile justice systems since early childhood, surviving unthinkable trauma ...

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Norwegian Fisherman Finds Large Dildo in Fish
jezebel
April 14, 2014

A fisherman got an extra special surprise in his daily catch last week.

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Oscar Pistorius's Trigger
The New Yorker
April 14, 2014

Guns behave strangely in Pistorius’s hands. As he tells it, they have an eerie autonomy.

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Art Of The Bush School
greg.org
April 14, 2014

I think the simplest answer for why George W. Bush started painting is because he has nothing else to do. Bush is toxic and unemployable as a political figure.

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Hillary Clinton Shoe-Throwing: Video
Daily Intelligencer
April 11, 2014

“Is that part of Cirque de Soleil?”

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Surveillance Photos of NYC Communists and Nazis Go Online
hyperallergic.com
April 11, 2014

Back in the 1930s and 40s, the NYPD was keeping a close eye on potentially subversive political groups. By photographing rallies, funerals, meetings, and even an unsettling Nazi summer retreat on Long Island, the movements of these individuals were followed

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An Artist Demands Civility on the Street With Grit and Buckets of Paste
nytimes.com
April 11, 2014

She plastered a poster with her own face floating above the words, “Stop Telling Women to Smile” on a vacant storefront here, across from a federal courthouse.

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"Ugly c*nt!" My experience of street harassment
groupthink.jezebel.com
April 11, 2014

Like a lot of women, one of the formative experiences of my teenage years was my first experience of being catcalled.

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America Now Has More Baby Girls Named Khaleesi Than Betsy
jezebel
April 10, 2014

Here's what's happening on the baby names front: Fantasy fiction is taking over.

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Why Stephen Colbert is dangerous — and invaluable
Salon.com
April 10, 2014

Bill O’Reilly’s latest freak-out helps explain why the satirist is so important for the progressive movement

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President Jimmy Carter talks to Salon about race, cable news, “slut-shaming” and more
Salon.com
April 10, 2014

Jimmy Carter’s new book, “A Call to Action,” is an urgent and bold addition to a library of some two dozen books he’s written in his post-presidency, as one of our finest global citizens. It’s subtitled “Women, Religion, Violence and Power,”

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