Recent Headlines

'A Sinner in Mecca' documents gay Muslim pilgrimage
Yahoo News
September 1, 2015

A new film made by a gay Muslim pilgrim offers a English-speaking Western audience a warts-and-all view of the annual pilgrimage to Mecca in a documentary that has attracted death threats and an online hate campaign.

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Why Are We Gay?
Advocate.com
September 1, 2015

Centuries of studies have tried to examine the value of homosexuality to human beings as a species.

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Oliver Sacks, Famed Gay Neurologist and Author, Dies at 82
Advocate.com
September 1, 2015

Sacks wrote about his patients in books such as Awakenings and his life, including his sexuality, in the memoir On the Move.

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Dear Abby: Friend fears lesbian’s taking vows for wrong reason
SFGate
September 1, 2015

Dear Abby: I was best friends with “Joanne” after we met in middle school. She comes from a conservative Christian family and has three successful siblings. This has made her quirky, media-driven pursuits and city life a disappointment to her family.

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Will Clerk Issue Gay Marriage Licenses After Court Ruling?
ABC News
September 1, 2015

The Supreme Court ruled against the county clerk who refused to issue gay marriage licenses, leaving her with perhaps her toughest decision yet: Hand out licenses or risk potential fines or even possible jail time.

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Listen: Miley's Song About Lesbian Sex, 'Bang Me Box'
Out Magazine
September 1, 2015

In an interview with Miley Cyrus in the New York Times, the singer talked about her identity and her surprise new album, Miley Cyrus and Her Dead Petz.

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Pope Francis Blesses a Lesbian, Her Family, and Her Writing For Kids
The Daily Beast
September 1, 2015

Once again Pope Francis makes a human gesture that challenges the Church orthodoxy. Will official teachings change?

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This Girls’ Summer Camp Could Help Change the World of AI
wired.com
August 31, 2015

SAILORS, the Stanford Artificial Intelligence Laboratory’s Outreach Summer program, is the country's first AI summer camp for girls.

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Are Attractive Women Really More Likely to be Straight?
jezebel.com
August 31, 2015

Chris Rock once joked that men are only as faithful as their options, and new research suggests that women may only be as heterosexual as their options—with more attractive women more likely to identify as 100 percent hetero, and less attractive women more open to other sexual identities.

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Johnny Depp's daughter Lily-Rose makes brave revelation about her sexual orientation after cosying up to Miley's girlfriend
Mirror Online
August 27, 2015

The model identifies herself as being on the LGBTQA spectrum but has not clarified whether she is gay or bisexual

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