Featured Music Video: 'God Forbid'

This Week's Featured Music: Nova Scotia musician, Ryan MacGrath's music video for the song "God Forbid" from the album, "Cooper Hatch Paris". Watch:

Obama Drops Defense of Marriage Act in 2 Cases

Marriage Politics: President Barack Obama has ordered the Justice Department to stop defending the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act, which defines marriage for federal purposes as only between a man and woman, according to a statement Wednesday from Attorney General Eric Holder -- in two specific cases. BUT: the law will continue to be enforced. The White House explains in this report from CNN:

It Begins in Wisconsin

The Bigger Picture: Rep. Tammy Baldwin joins Laura Flanders of GRITtv in Madison to discuss the larger national context for the fight over workers' rights in Wisconsin--and why it's connected to the larger fight over reproductive justice, health care, and rights for LGBT people. Watch:

Featured Music Video: Pink Cloud

This Week's Music Video: Sam Sparro's colorful "Pink Cloud"

Yeah I'm Still Gay :Rosie

Joy Behar: Lets Talk Gay -- Joy Behar talks with her former "View" cast mate Rosie O'Donnell. Watch:

New Hampshire Survey Finds Little Support for Repeal of Gay Marriage

DURHAM, NH – A new survey this week indicates that there is little support for repealing the 2009 law that legalized same-sex marriage in New Hampshire.

Gay History: Quentin Crisp - His Life in Headlines

Gay History Month Post: Links to archived news articles on the life of Quentin Crisp, (Dec 25, 1908 - Nov 21 1999) English writer and gay icon who came to the public's attention with his memoir, The Naked Civil Servant. Archives are from the 70s - 1999:

Gay Parenting in America's Bible Belt

Southern Family Life & Faith: U.S. Census data shows that the South has the largest share of gay parents in America -- CNN reports that gay parents in the Bible Belt are turning to their churches for support. Watch:

Emotional Funeral for Ugandan Gay Activist

Remembered: CNN International reports that Gay activist David Kato's recent funeral was an emotional day in Uganda -- marred by hate & anti-gay sermons -- plus background on the motive for his murder. -- Watch:

Featured Music Video: O.I.C.

This Week's Featured Music Video: Mari Wilson teams up with BoiSoundsMusic for a new single titled 'O.I.C' - Watch:

Iowa Student Talks Gay Marriage Ban

Defending His Mothers: Zach Wahls talks to MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell about the overwhelming positive response to his eloquent speech to Iowa lawmakers in which he defended his mothers and gay marriage in Iowa. Watch:

Shocker - Her Longtime Fiance Turned Out To Be Gay

His Secret Shocked & Angered: Kiri Blakeley, whose memoir "Can't Think Straight" describes the shock she experienced when she learned her fiance of 10 years was secretly pursuing relationships with men, tells Meredith Vieira that she "couldn't get as angry" as she would have if he'd been having an affair with a woman. -- Watch:

The Return of Ricky Martin

Rising Ricky: Video interview: Ricky Martin talks about completing his new album, 'MAS: Musica + Alma + Sexo.' -- Plus News & Interviews on: Ricky Martin on his twins, coming out and more...

UK Gay History Month - 2011 - Past Posts

February is LGBT History Month in the United Kingdom -- Here's some posts from the past that I've done on various parts of gay history: