A Memory by Edward Carpenter

The following poem, A Memory, was written by Edward Carpenter, (August 29, 1844 – June 28, 1929) an English socialist philosopher, poet, anthologist, women's rights champion, sexual reformist and early gay activist*.

Looking For A Better Way of Reducing HIV Through Intervention

Better interventions are needed to reduce HIV risk among men who have sex with men.

'It hurts that I'm not included in my senior yearbook' :Tux Wearing Teen

Mean-spirited in the South -- ACLU Sues Mississippi School For Excluding Teenager Wearing Tuxedo From Yearbook -- Group Charges Gender Discrimination.

Rhetoric, Framing Efforts in Same-sex Marriage Debate Have Little Effect

ATLANTA, GA -- A study by Indiana University researchers found that terminology and efforts to frame an issue -- often effective in influencing public opinion -- have no effect on public opinion concerning the ongoing debate in the U.S. over legalizing same-sex marriage.

Neil Patrick Harris: We're Having Twins!

Busy, Busy! That's the forecast for Neil Patrick Harris and his long-term partner David Burtka. Over the weekend NPH revealed on Twitter that he and David are going to become daddies to twins this Fall. Hands-on gay daddy Ricky Martin who has twin boys of his own had some advice for the gay daddies to be.

Carl Van Vechten's Impertinent Catalogue of Modern Composers

History File: On August 8, 1917, Carl Van Vechten, an American writer and photographer, patron of the Harlem Renaissance and literary executor of Gertrude Stein, wrote a short piece titled: "The Modern Composers at a Glance - An Impertinent Catalogue". Given some of his remarks in this piece it seems almost unsurprising and delicious to learn that Van Vechten, despite having married twice, was indeed a homosexual or at the very least bisexual....

Alaskan Couples Challenge Discriminatory Tax Law

Three Alaskan Same-Sex Couples File Lawsuit Against State Of Alaska And Municipality Of Anchorage Over Discriminatory Tax Laws

Gay Games Cologne Opens With Fire, Music & Fun

The 2010 Gay Games VIII in Cologne, Germany kicked off this weekend. Here's some highlights, videos and news from the first two days: