A.J. Martorano

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Men have a higher opinion of themselves than women do, study finds

Men, on average, think they're more intelligent than two-thirds of their peers, while women are more accurate in their assessment about how smart …

Jane Fonda: Shame studios that don't hire women directors

Veteran actor calls on studios to stop gender-orientated employment practices, accusing male hierarchies of giving ‘jobs to people like them’<p>Jane Fonda: Hanoi Jane photo was a ‘huge mistake’<p>Two-time best actress Oscar-winner Jane Fonda has said Hollywood studios that maintain gender-biased policies …

Film Festivals

The Tracks of My Tears: One man’s quest to have male crying be socially acceptable

On the flight back from Lake Tahoe, I feared a full-blown migraine headache was kicking in. The ache behind my eyes bulged and throbbed, as if a golf ball were lodged there.<p>I had been reading a novel and reached a part where two brothers, once deeply committed to each other, experienced a profound …

Action Hero

My Son Might Be Gay. What Should I Say to Him?

There's a reason he hasn't come out to you yet.<p>Making your way through this cruel, confounding, ever-changing world is difficult. Something make you anxious this week, or any week? Lay it on me at askdaveholmes@gmail.com. I'm here to help you minimize the damage you will necessarily inflict on the …

Cubs allow Wrigley Field to be used in gay-themed baseball comedy

“Landline” has same-sex couple at center.Wrigley Field in Chicago doesn’t get star billing, but it’s a feature player in a new indie comedy that …

Anti-gay group accusing others of name-calling and inciting violence forgets it's done just that

Leave it to the sharp eyes of writer and activist Alvin McEwen to uncover this fuckery from the Alliance Defending Freedom, an anti-LGBTQ …

Ellen DeGeneres Came Out in Time 20 Years Ago Today: How She's Paved the Way for Others

It's almost impossible to believe a time existed in which <b>Ellen DeGeneres</b> didn't proudly stand up as a gay woman, but it's essential to remember that …

Biden ‘appalled’ by anti-gay abuses in Chechnya

Former Vice President Joe BidenJoseph (Joe) Robinette BidenDemocrat wins Philadelphia-area state House seat for the first time in decades Dem to …

The 7 Biggest Struggles Of Being Bisexual That Nobody Prepares You For

This whole being bisexual thing is legitimately the closest comparison I've found to actually being on a roller coaster.<p>Before you know it, you're …

Marriage looks good on LGBTQ couples, study says

LGBTQ activists have been championing gay marriage for years, and for a good reason. A University of Washington School of Social Work study found …

‘You didn’t win, we won’: the great LGBT TV revolution

When EastEnders co-creator Tony Holland was a jobbing television producer in 1975, he took a sitcom idea to the head of Thames Television drama, Verity Lambert. The comedy would rest on a gay couple whose emotional wellbeing was complicated by their class divide. It was to be called The Unlikely …

LGBTQI

An epidemic of transgender children is Safe Schools’ legacy

THREE years after it was launched by the Abbott government, the insidious Safe Schools program is to be axed in NSW and replaced with a real …

How Queer Muslims are navigating the twin challenges posed by religion and sexuality

I met Mohammed Shaik Hussain Ali in that quintessential San Francisco meeting space — an airy industrial coffee shop — busy, crowded, in fact, for a …

Survivor Contestant Who Outed Tribemate Zeke Smith as Transgender Fired From Job

<i>Survivor</i> player Jeff Varner lost a lot more than the show’s $1 million dollar prize when he made the decision to out fellow tribemate Zeke Smith as …

Transgender Rights: 5 Ways To Help As Trump Administration Threatens Their Freedom

On Feb. 22, President Trump took action to replace the protections for transgender individuals in schools, put into place by the Obama …

13 shots fired into Tulsa gay center

Thirteen shots were fired into Tulsa's Dennis R. Neill Equality Center Monday from a passing truck or SUV. <i>The Gayly</i> reports that no-one was …

Boston gay vets group says booted from St. Patrick's Day parade | Reuters

(Reuters) - A gay veterans’ group that marched in the past two editions of Boston’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade said the event’s organizers have voted to exclude them from the march, reigniting a fight over cultural inclusion in the annual event.<p>The color guard for LGBT veterans group OutVets marches …

Federal appeals court holds workers can’t be fired for being gay

Onward to the Supreme Court!<p>With a lopsided majority joined by a bipartisan coalition of judges, the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh …

9/11: Conspiracy Theories & The Unanswered Questions | Documentary

Conspiracies

The 9/11 Truth Movement: The Top Conspiracy Theory, a Decade Later - CSI

After ten years, the pesky 9/11 Truth movement has refined its arguments but still hasn’t proved the attacks were an inside job. Their key claims are …

THE TOP 40 Reasons to Doubt the Official Story

<b>THE TOP 40 REASONS TO DOUBT THE OFFICIAL STORY OF SEPTEMBER 11th, 2001</b><p><b>… An outline in simple talking points …</b><p>NEW for the 16th anniversary — We hope …

Condoleezza Rice

CIA Pilot Presents Evidence That No Planes Hit Towers On 9/11

Baxter Dmitry is a writer at Your News Wire. He covers politics, business and entertainment. Speaking truth to power since he learned to talk, Baxter …

9/11 3D Analysis - 2016 Update

Six really stupid 9/11 conspiracies

It's all linked to self-esteem. If you're the sort of person who feels isolated or disenfranchised, you're much more likely to develop wild theories …

Debunking the 9/11 Myths: Special Report - The World Trade Center

The following content is from an in-depth investigation of the conspiracy theories surround the attacks of 9/11, which was published in the March 2005 issue of Popular Mechanics. That cover story was expanded and published in August 2006 as a book titled Debunking 9/11 Myths. The fully revised and …

Skyscrapers

Debunking the 9/11 Myths: Special Report - The Pentagon

The following content is from an in-depth investigation of the conspiracy theories surround the attacks of 9/11, which was published in the March 2005 issue of Popular Mechanics. That cover story was expanded and published in August 2006 as a book titled Debunking 9/11 Myths. The fully revised and …

World Trade Center

Debunking the 9/11 Myths: Special Report - The Planes

The following content is from an in-depth investigation of the conspiracy theories surround the attacks of 9/11, which was published in the March 2005 issue of Popular Mechanics. That cover story was expanded and published in August 2006 as a book titled Debunking 9/11 Myths. The fully revised and …