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UC Davis LGBT resource center vandalized with anti-gay graffiti

University of California Davis officials are planning a town hall meeting tonight after anti-gay graffiti was found on campus this weekend, the second possible “hate crime” on campus in the past week. From KOVR-TV: Graphic anti-gay words and phrases were ...

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Boston man gets life in prison in stabbing death of gay hairstylist

Yakovleff (left) and Odegard
A Boston man was found guilty Friday of murdering a popular hairstylist he met at a gay bar in 2008 and was immediately sent to prison for life without parole. Following six days of deliberations, the jury ruled that Steven ...

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Hundreds march in support of Austin men attacked in alleged hate crime

(Photo: Austin American-Statesman)
Trailing a banner that read “Austin March Against Hate,” hundreds of people walked from a downtown gay bar to City Hall on Saturday to retrace the path of two gay men who were attacked last weekend. Emmanuel Winston and Matthew ...

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City moves forward with prosecution of bar patrons injured in ‘Rainbow Lounge’ raid

June 28, 2009 raid on the Rainbow Lounge
City prosecutors in Fort Worth have decided to press ahead with criminal charges against at least two patrons of a gay bar who were arrested during a controversial police raid last summer. Chad Gibson, who received a serious head injury ...

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Judge to schedule closing arguments as Prop 8 trial attorneys file final briefs

Plantiffs (left to right) Paul Katami, Jeff Zarillo, Kris Perry and Sandy Stier.
Yesterday marked the deadline for final briefs to be submitted in the federal trial over California‘s ban on same-sex marriage. The two sides in the case — two same-sex couples as plaintiffs, and the sponsors of California‘s Proposition 8 as ...

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DC court throws out latest attempt to block gay marriage in nation’s capital

A District of Columbia appeals court Friday unanimously rejected the latest attempt to block the city from legalizing same-sex marriages next month. In the judges’ one-page opinion in the case, the appeals court refused to overturn a Superior Court judge’s ...

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New musical chronicles relationship between two WWII-era gay servicemen

Bobby Steggert, left, and Ivan Hernandez in Yank
With “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” in the national headlines, along comes the York Theatre Company’s new off-Broadway musical about gays in the military. Set during World War II, Yank! chronicles the relationship between two servicemen long before “Don’t Ask, Don’t ...

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‘Harry Potter’ star Daniel Radcliffe speaks out against homophobia in new PSA

Daniel Radcliffe is hoping to stamp out homophobia by starring in a new campaign encouraging tolerance for all sexual orientations. The Harry Potter star has filmed a public service announcement (PSA) on behalf of the Trevor Project, the leading organization ...

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Citibank apologizes to gay website, says ‘inapproporate content’ statement was in error

One of the nation’s biggest banks went into damage control overdrive today after it reportedly froze the bank account of the startup gay social networking site,, for what it described as “objectionable content” on the company’s blog. According to ...

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Gay NYC voters give Ford the cold shoulder, demand answers on anti-gay marriage votes

Harold Ford Jr., the former Tennessee congressman and potential U.S. Senate challenger to New York‘s Kirsten Gillibrand, got a cool reception Wednesday from gay rights advocates who are skeptical of his new found support for gay marriage. Speaking at the ...

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