PRIDE: Before the Rainbow

Do you have 45 minutes? Today over 4 million people in San Francisco and New York City will attend the pride celebrations. Two of the largest celebrations on the planet. Through the years there has been growing criticism about the politicization and commercialization of the pride celebrations. There are some in the gay community whoContinue reading “PRIDE: Before the Rainbow”

How gay Chinese hide their relationships behind ‘sham marriages’

In China – where same-sex unions are not legal and homosexuality remains taboo – gay men and women are marrying each other When Xiaoxiong and her lesbian lover wanted to hide their relationship from their parents, they decided to find men willing to marry them. They had a specific type in mind: gay. Searching outContinue reading “How gay Chinese hide their relationships behind ‘sham marriages’”

An unfair split

In Italy, trusting a partner to do the best by you isn’t always a safe bet. That’s Queer  In a gay relationship, 50-50 isn’t an equal proposition and can unexpectedly leave a trusting partner on the brink My move to Italy in 2001 sharply curtailed my career possibilities and earning power. The best I couldContinue reading “An unfair split”

Will the next President of France be a Conservative? Eight things to know about Fillon – ‘The French Thatcher’

  After winning the rightwing presidential primary, François Fillon will now be installed as the favorite to win next year’s presidential election. Here’s what you need to know about the open admirer of Margaret Thatcher. He’s a big fan of Margaret Thatcher Openly saying you are an admirer of the former Conservative British Prime Minister isContinue reading “Will the next President of France be a Conservative? Eight things to know about Fillon – ‘The French Thatcher’”

Wealth: Married Gay Dads Make the Most Money

A new research paper from the Treasury Department has revealed a significant wage difference between married same-sex and different-sex couples. Joint tax returns for 2014 revealed that the average household earnings of a male same-sex couple is $176,000. Comparatively, this figure is about $52,000 more than a female same-sex couple and $63,000 more than aContinue reading “Wealth: Married Gay Dads Make the Most Money”

Scott Johansen that Krazy Judge in Utah.

Foster parents April Hoagland and Beckie Peirce, wanted to adopt a 1 year child who’s been in their care for the last three months.  They had the blessing of the child’s biological mother. On Tuesday, Juvenile Court Judge Scott Johnasen ordered the child be removed from their home and sent “to a more traditional home. Hoagland andContinue reading “Scott Johansen that Krazy Judge in Utah.”

Caitlyn “Untouchable”?

Nearly 17 million viewers tuned into Diane Sawyer’s 20/20 interview. Millions of people were reintroduced to the faded Olympic star and learned of his very private and painful journey. Today, more people know of Caitlyn then Bruce.  Despite her conservative views, her position on Gay Marriage it seems Caitlyn is untouchable.  One needent look anyContinue reading “Caitlyn “Untouchable”?”

“Little” Ben Carson says the Darndest things

By Theodore Schleifer and Eugene Scott/CNN Ben Carson is at it again. Carson struggled in an interview on Wednesday to explain whether he would support hiking the debt limit — the latest in a series of instances in which his comments have raised questions about his understanding of key policy questions of the day. OnContinue reading ““Little” Ben Carson says the Darndest things”

Jail is the wrong place for Kim Davis

By CityFella A lot of people celebrated when Kentucky Rowan County Clerk was ordered to jail by Judge David L. Bunning of United States District Court today. From what we know of Kim Davis is her convictions and because of her convictions her current husband suggests she will simply stay in jail .  And why shouldn’t she,Continue reading “Jail is the wrong place for Kim Davis”

Views From Shreveport: Gay Marriage Ruling

The State of Louisiana is not issuing licences to Same sex couples  By Zach Beaird/Shreveport Times Caddo Parish will “wait on the state” before issuing any same-sex marriage licenses, said Mike Spence, Caddo Clerk of Courts chief deputy. Staff said no same-sex couples had been to the office since the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision toContinue reading “Views From Shreveport: Gay Marriage Ruling”