This week's featured music video is from indie artist, Aiden James - Watch:
The 35th Toronto International Film Festival has announced this year's line-up of Galas and Special Presentations which take place September 9 to 19th, 2010. Three films making their World Premiere at the festival that have queer interest (that I've noticed so far) are: Beginners, Yves Saint Laurent - Pierre Berge, L'Amour Fou and Rabbit Hole.
According to Greek and Roman mythology, Narcissus fell in love with his own reflection in a pool. But how does a narcissist view other people? New research sheds light on how narcissistic heterosexual men view heterosexual women, other heterosexual men, lesbians and gay men.
A gay couple struggles to spend time together in America because of the immigration laws. CNN's Adriana Hauser reports. Oddly enough, CNN felt the need to get NOM's Maggie Gallager's vile input on this issue/story.
Elvira Kurt caught up with Cyndi Lauper when she was in Toronto, performing a free concert at Pride. In this video interview, they talk about Lauper's new album, Memphis Blues, why she gives a damn about gays and more.
Apichatpong 'Joe' Weerasethakul won the Palm d'Or at the 2010 Festival de Cannes for his film, Lung Boonmee Raluek Chat (Uncle Boonmee who can Recall his Past Lives). The Thai director tells Anjali Rao of CNN's Talk Asia about his big win, filmmaking and facing censors. Watch:
Most men in long-term study of HIV report low use of illicit drugs.
Childhood sexual abuse and social shaming linked to health issues later for gay and bisexual men.
Mississippi School Agrees To Revise Policy And Pay $35,000 In Damages To Lesbian Teenager Denied Chance To Attend Prom -- Agreement Marks First School Policy Protecting LGBT Students In Mississippi.
Across the United States, the brutal and dysfunctional juvenile justice system sends queer youth to prison in disproportionate numbers, fails to protect them from violence and discrimination while they're inside and to this day condones attempts to turn them straight. In this video report, Daniel Redman of the National Center for Lesbian Rights and Gabrielle Prisco of the Juvenile Justice Project at the Correctional Association of New York talk to GritTV's Laura Flanders about this issue. Watch:
Lt. Col. Victor Fehrenbach talks with Rachel Maddow about his personal case fighting dismissal from the Air Force under the "Don't ask, don't tell" policy and shares his views on the steps being taken to repeal the policy.
When Hollywood needs a villain, they always go straight for the gays. Bryan Safi uncovers the terrifying truth of movies of the last 100 years: from "Psycho" and "The Maltese Falcon" to more recent blockbusters like "300" and "Braveheart"--and even Disney film villains like Scar in "The Lion King"--we have all been taught from a very early age to fear the Foppish Menace.
In this mini-lecture, evolutionary anthropologist Professor Volker Sommer explores the complex relationship between homosexuality, morality and nature. Watch:
Ugandan Human Rights Activist Focuses on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Advocacy in the United States, Visits Washington, D.C., Louisville, and Salt Lake City. Plus: Uganda's Response.
Washington, D.C. (GNB Exclusive) -- The Pentagon began sending out a new survey this week to troops from all branches of America's military services seeking their views on where America's next military action should take place.
In a military first, (but not unexpected development) the Pentagon has begun sending out to 400,000 troops a 100+ question survey seeking their views on gays in the military and the impact of repealing the "don't ask, don't tell" policy in the American armed forces. CNN Reports: