Naked but for the towel around his waist, a man of a certain age sat by himself, bent slightly forward as if praying, in a corner of the sauna at a gym in central Rome. I had not met this man before, but as I entered the sauna, I thought I recognized him from photographs. My friends told me that this priest was gay, politically savvy, and well connected to the gay Church hierarchy in Rome.
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Battling the 'homosexual agenda,' the hard-line religious right has made a series of incendiary claims. But they're just not true. Ever since born-again singer and orange juice pitchwoman Anita Bryant helped kick off the contemporary anti-gay movement some 40 years ago, hard-line elements of the religious right have been searching for ways to demonize gay people — or, at a minimum, to find arguments that will prevent their normalization in society.
Their testimonies, Fieseler's rigorous research and his amiable prose make this a vital, inspiring volume in the annals of gay history. The book is loving, sensitive, and diligent. The description of the fire, pieced together bit by bit from interviews with survivors and archival research, is so painstakingly done
High school is a challenging time for most teens. It can be even more so for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender students. Each year, it seems, we hear the stories of the clash of culture and gender when a high school student who is gay is banned from attending the prom, or pays a price for going.
By moral decay, they typically mean abortion or homosexuality. Perkins also frequently compares homosexuality to pedophilia. We had about 10 feet of water at the end of our driveway.
For years New Orleans has been a mecca for everything decadent and alive. A place where music, art, history, food, and people of different ethnicities, nationalities, and sexual orientation mix and mingle like the colors of a Michalopoulos painting. And yet, with all these rich cultural draws, there's still another reason why New Orleans is the 1 Southern destination in the United States: our incredible nightlife.
Thirty-one men and one woman died in what was then the largest mass killing of gay people in American history. The Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando, Fla. Long considered arson, the case remains unsolved; the prime suspect, who was never charged, committed suicide a year after the fire. As time passed, little attention was paid to the victims.
Robert Heath claimed to have cured homosexuality by implanting electrodes into the pleasure centre of the brain. Robert Colvile reports on one of the great forgotten stories of neuroscience. For the first hour, they just talked.
The Krewe of Yuga was the first gay Carnival club infollowed by the Krewe of Petronius in The Krewe of Yuga disbanded after a police raid on their fifth ball inbut the Krewe of Petronius continued to hold balls. Other krewes formed despite the oppressive atmosphere, such as the Krewes of Amon-Ra, Ganymede, Armeinius, Apollo, Ishtar the first lesbian kreweand Olympus. The trial eventually acquitted Shaw.