Boy Scouts Will Permit Gay Adults

Speaking at the Boy Scouts of America’s National Meeting today, the organization’s President, Robert M. Gates, stated that he will not revoke the charters of local councils which permit gay adult leaders. The move stops short of calling the nationwide acceptance of gay adults to a vote, but opens the door for more… » 5/21/15 3:24pm 5/21/15 3:24pm

The U.S. Military Once Proposed a “Gay” Bomb

One doesn’t commonly associate the slogan “make love not war” with the U.S. military. Indeed, the United States military is feared and formidable precisely because it has proven so effective at conceptualizing clever and innovative ways to search, find and destroy, often with the simple push of a button. However, in… » 10/11/13 7:00am 10/11/13 7:00am

Google Thinks Gayest and Worst Mean the Same Thing

When you search for something on Google, Google knows what you're looking for even if you're not saying it exactly. Google search is smart like that. Like if you search for 'hilarious videos', Google will also show you results for 'funny videos' too (words that Google equates as synonyms pop up in bold in Google… » 5/22/13 11:03pm 5/22/13 11:03pm

Data-Backed Shocker! Gay People Are Basically The Same As Everyone Else

There are a lot of preconceptions about gay sex versus straight sex. Gays are more promiscuous? Straight people longer relationships? Turns out it's not that simple— OkCupid's data doesn't always bear that out...

Gay issues have been in the news a lot lately, from the debate over same-sex marriage in Congress to a… » 10/12/10 12:05pm 10/12/10 12:05pm

Gaydar Keychain Answers That Question Once And For All

You know how you have that friend-for simplicity's sake, we'll call him Aaron Froucho-that you're never quite sure is gay or straight? What better way to answer the question for all eternity than with a $14 keychain? The thing has three readouts, "gay," "straight" and "maybe," so if you get "maybe," keep asking until… » 8/26/08 5:30pm 8/26/08 5:30pm

Apple Perceived As Gay-Friendly, Samsung Not

In a recent survey, 757 gay and lesbian participants were asked to rank companies by their gay-friendly factor. Apple came in first place among tech companies with 39% of participants strongly considering the brand to be gay-friendly. Among all brands, Apple came in second behind Bravo (who dominated with a rating of… » 5/14/08 8:38am 5/14/08 8:38am