Tag Archives: Gay Movement

Producer Marc Shaiman on Prop 8 – the Musical (With Video!)

The musical itself is the brainchild of Marc Shaiman, the composer of the film and stage musical “Hairspray,” as well as some of the filthier songs in “South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut.” By Dave Itzkoff / December 4, 2008 … Continue reading

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Sodomites! : Bigotry on the Bus

‘The bus driver surveyed the situation and exclaimed, loud enough for the passengers to hear, “sodomites!”‘By Dan Wentzel / November 24, 2008 A week after the election, I was riding the bus home in Santa Monica when we went past … Continue reading

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Homophobia : The Great Unifier

Button: Rainbow Youth Niagra.‘That complete strangers could be so unequivocally united in their homophobia was a chilling reminder that hatred of queers is not quarantined to one community.’By Luna M. Yasui On Nov. 5, I awoke to the uncomfortable realization … Continue reading

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Read the Signs : Prop 8 Kickstarts a Movement

Charlotte rally against Prop. 8: Republican Reid Read (beard, backwards NASCAR cap, with sign): No hater. See brother Kirk’s sign below.‘It is ironic that the gay marriage issue has served as a launch pad for a militant protest movement.’By Jeff … Continue reading

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Groups Protest Honor for Anti-Gay Crusader James Dobson

James Dobson leads flock in prayer during an anti-gay “Battle for Marriage” rally.Uproar over plans to induct evangelist Dobson into broadcast hall of fame.By Michelle Garcia / October 2, 2008 Four organizations are demanding that the Museum of Broadcast Communications … Continue reading

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Del Martin, Eloquent Voice of Gay and Lesbian Movement, Dead at 87

Del Martin, left, places a ring on her partner Phyllis Lyon during their June wedding ceremony officiated by San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom. Photo by Marcio Jose Sanchez / AP.‘As a journalist, author and organizer, Martin helped shape the modern … Continue reading

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