Tag: New York Times

SPIRITUALITY: Restoring some Dignity to Dallas

Mirroring a national trend, local LGBT Catholic group finds itself in a rebuilding stage DAVID TAFFET  |  Staff Writer Dignity Dallas, the LGBT Catholic organization, is in a re-forming stage, according to leader Jim Davis....

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So what if being gay IS a choice?

Despite some activists’ outrage over actress Cynthia Nixon’s recent comments, it doesn’t really matter how we became LGBT David Webb The Rare Reporter After four decades of watching people struggle to keep up with the...

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Starvoice • 01.27.12

By Jack Fertig CELEBRITY BIRTHDAY Greg Louganis turns 52 on Sunday. The diver won gold medals at the 1984 and 1988 Olympics. Now he coaches up-and-coming divers. Louganis also competes in dog agility contests and wrote a second...

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Perry edges Roemer, Karger in N.H.

As you’ve undoubtedly heard, Mitt Romney captured the New Hampshire primary in a snoozefest Tuesday night with 39 percent of the vote, and experts say the former Massachusetts governor is now well on his way to securing...

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Celeb sightings

This year’s Out & Equal Workplace Summit boasts a healthy amount of celebrities coming to town. From actors to comedians and more, Dallas prepares not only to host a slew of workshops on equality, but also rolls out the red...

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Give a lot of head? Check yourself for cancer

Oral bottoms might need to be in tune with their health after reading this. The New York Times posted Monday that “throat cancers caused by a virus transmitted during oral sex have increased significantly in the United...

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The New York Times on El Paso benefits fight

The New York Times on Sunday took a look at the battle over domestic partner benefits in El Paso. The one thing about the story that stood out to me — in addition to some of the extreme anti-gay rhetoric — was this passage:...

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Is Rick Perry in trouble?

The number of general election voters who have a negative view of Rick Perry has jumped 9 points since the last GOP presidential debate on Sept. 7, according to Nate Silver at The New York Times’ Five Thirty Eight blog....

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Grindr goes non-gay with Project Amicus

On Thursday, the famous hook-up … I mean, location-based social network app, Grindr, will announce its newest venture. Via webcast, Grindr CEO Joel Simkhai will launch Project Amicus, which takes the Grindr idea of men...

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A critical moment for Turkey’s LGBT community

Amnesty International pushes for much-needed protections in new constitution — and you can help PHYLLIS GUEST  |  Taking Note The upheavals of autocratic governments that started in North Africa and spread eastward into Asia...

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Wiz, meet Liz

OFF TO SEE THE LIZ | Mikel tackles a villainous character in ‘The Wiz’ at DTC before (fingers crossed) returning to New York for a hoped-for Broadway production of ‘Lysistrata Jones.’ (Photo by David Leggett) After a devastating...

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Phoenix Suns exec tells newspaper he’s gay

Rick Welts Rick Welts among most prominent active figures in sports to come out NEW YORK — Phoenix Suns president and CEO Rick Welts revealed to the public that he is gay in a story posted on The New York Times’ website...

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‘Becoming Chaz’ airs Tuesday night on OWN

Chaz Bono I first heard about Becoming Chaz, the documentary about Chastity Bono’s transition to Chaz Bono, back in March, and I decided then and there I would be watching the doc when it aired on the new Oprah Winfrey...

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