RSSArchive for October, 2011

Creep of the Week: The infamous Linda Harvey (Mission America) on gay pediatrician’s care

Creep of the Week: The infamous Linda Harvey (Mission America) on gay pediatrician’s care

By: D’Anne Witkowski- Your son just fell off the monkey bars, shattering a kneecap and busting out some teeth. Your kid is screaming in pain, blood all over his face, and you’re trying to calm them down on the ambulance ride to the hospital saying, “It’s okay, you’re going to be okay,” while trying to […]

The Queen of Latin Pop: Gloria Reaches Out to the Gays

By: Chris Azzopardi Gloria Estefan isn’t called the Queen of Latin Pop for nothing. Over three decades – and counting – she’s earned it. Since needing a “Dr. Beat” to control her feet in the ’80s, then as part of Miami Sound Machine, Estefan has amassed seven Grammy awards and released 25 albums (selling over […]

Northampton’s Pride & Joy launches anew, grand re-opening celebration at new location

Northampton’s Pride & Joy launches anew, grand re-opening celebration at new location

NORTHAMPTON, Mass.- On November 17, Northampton’s Pride & Joy will hold its grand re-opening celebration. Since its inception in 1992, this store holds a special place in the hearts of the LGBTQ family. It is a destination, a rite of passage, and a top destination to buy fun queer gifts and Northampton souvenirs. The new […]

Creep of the Week: State Rep. Dave Agema’s only way

By: D’Anne Witkowski* There’s one thing you can say about the state of Michigan: it’s too friendly to gays. I mean, yes, it’s still legal in Michigan to be fired for being gay. And second-parent adoptions aren’t available, meaning that kids with gay parents are only allowed one legally recognized parent despite the fact that […]

David Narkewicz

Northampton Mayoral Candidates to Hold Forum for the LGBT Community

NORTHAMPTON, Mass. – Voters in Northampton, Massachusetts who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) and their allies will have an opportunity to get to know candidates Michael R. Bardsley and David J. Narkewicz, who are vying to become the city’s 44th mayor, at a forum at The State Room on Saturday, October 29, from 3:00 […]

Deep Inside Hollywood: Timberlake, DeGeneres, Cattrall, Nixon and more Glee!

Justin Timberlake’s got the beat If you’re old enough to remember disco’s heyday, then you know Casablanca Records. It was the dance music record label of the 1970s, home to Donna Summer, The Village People, Cher and even Kiss (who scored their one disco hit thanks to the label). And it was masterminded by marketing […]

‘Footloose:’ So Much Gayer Than You Thought

‘Footloose:’ So Much Gayer Than You Thought

By: Chris Azzopardi/TRT Special Footloose is known just as much for its dancing as it is for the guy who did most of it: Kevin Bacon, who played Ren McCormack in the cult classic. But there’s a new heartthrob cutting loose on the dance floor in director Craig Brewer’s remake of the 1984 film. Meet […]

Thinking Out Loud: Who you calling a hater?

By: Abby Dees*/TRT Special Telling people who are uninformed or locked into intolerant thinking that they are in fact hateful isn’t going to bring about introspection. They will, at the very least, simply disagree; perhaps rightly. For another, it makes us look as reactive and unsubtle as the people campaigning against us. I’ve always had […]