Traveling outside of state to ring in 2016?

Check out some of these hot spots for raising a toast to the New Year. ASHEVILLE, N.C. Want to stay close to home? It's just a short (slightly more than 3 hours) drive to Asheville, N.C., where the Grove ...

5 LGBT things to know today, Sep. 8

1. Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee is supporting defiant KY clerk Kim Davis by sparring with former SF Gov. Gavin Newsome. In a fiery exchange with Huckabee over Twitter, Newsom rejected...
Simon Williamson, columnist with Georgia Voice

Simon Williamson: Ticking every macho box

I typically love it when sports stars come out, because it shatters the myth that gay men are anything stereotypical and that, in fact, we are a many varied beast. Along with being talented in many arenas hi...

Tenderloin’s LGBT story survives

Editor’s Note: October is LGBT History Month and the GA Voice is participating in a history project sponsored by the Philadelphia Gay News.   By Seth Hemmelgarn Bay Area Reporter San Francisco's...
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‘Super’ gay controversy ahead of the weekend’s big game

San Francisco 49ers

San Francisco 49er cornerback Chris Culliver found himself in a world of controversy ahead of this weekend's Super Bowl after saying that he would not embrace an openly gay teammate.

Culliver said earlier this week in a radio interview that he wasn't down with that “sweet stuff” when asked about the possibility of having of gay teammate.

The 49ers quickly released an apology on behalf of Culliver and, according to ESPN, Culliver himself apologized to reporters yesterday.

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NFL’s 49ers release ‘It Gets Better’ video

49ers It Gets Better

The San Francisco 49ers have released the first-ever “It Gets Better” video by a NFL team over the weekend. A handful of the team's players are featured, including defensive tackles Ricky Jean Francois and Isaac Sopoaga and safety Donte Whitner.

The video was the response to a petition started by San Francisco-native Sean Chapin.

Chapin also started a successful petition calling on Major League Baseball's Giants to release their own “It Gets Better” video in 2011.

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Topher Payne: The delicate matter of knowing you’re not the breadwinner

Playwright and writer Topher Payne

This morning I got the confirmation email for my flight to San Francisco next month. It’ll be our first real vacation since we got married three years ago. My first reaction was excitement, because I wasn’t expecting my husband to buy the tickets, so it was a nice surprise.

This was immediately followed by the anxiety of seeing the price tag. It’s not my money — I won’t be paying for my ticket, or the hotel, or really much of anything — but I’m able to exist in a fairly pleasant fog of denial about how much Preppy covers financially, and moments like this force the fog to clear in a manner I’d just as soon avoid.

The two subjects people most commonly avoid in relationships are sex and money, usually why there isn’t enough of either. This statistic was provided by The Official Institute of Things I Made Up About Relationships.

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Margaret Cho on what gay men love more than the Lord

The San Francisco Bay Times has a great rundown of Margaret Cho's "Cho Dependent" concert film that was screened at the prestigious Frameline film fest on June 19.

Cho received the Frameline Award this year for her many contributions to LGBT film, including her appearances in such gay films as "Bam Bam and Celeste," "Rick and Steve, the Happiest Gay Couple in All the World" as well as "Cho Dependent."

Cho was not able to get to San Francisco to accept the award because she is in Atlanta filming the hit Lifetime TV series, "Drop Dead Diva".