“Every man I know is watchingthis show — this live show — aboutlesbian lovers of Miami!”
—Man-hungry “Golden Girl” Blanche, played by
, lamenting when ditzy Rosecasts Blanche and Dorothy on a local TV segmentabout “women who love each other and sleeptogether.” McClanahan died June 3 at age 76.(Advocate.com, June 3)
“If you are straight, gay or bisexual,I want to walk through the scrip-tures with you.”
, who lost his conservativemega-church in 2006 after a scandal with a maleprostitute, on the new church he is foundingwith his wife, Gayle. Haggard maintains he isstraight and his same-sex desire came from beingmolested by a man. (The Guardian, June 6)
“One thing I stand for is hip hopmusic. And hip hop music knows norace, no color, no age, no gender, nosexual orientation — none of that.”
— Hip hop artist
speaking from the stage atDC Black Pride over Memorial Day Weekend. Theperformance drew controversy when one of Wale’sstaffers initially canceled it, claiming he didn’t knowBlack Pride was an LGBT event. Wale apologized forthe mishap. (Metro Weekly, June 1)
Screen on the Green gay audiencetarget of melee?
Atlanta Police chief ﬁnalistsmeet in town hall forum.
Gov. candidate Karen Handeldogged by past gay support.
ARCA seeks volunteers forhistoric HIV vaccine trial.
U.S. House, Senate committeevote to repeal DADT.
No Georgia hospitals rated‘top performers’ by HRC.
Longtime LGBT volunteerGreg Barrett remembered.
Guest column: Sylvia Rivera CommunityBrunch is important to Pride.
Mike Ritter Cartoon: Scandalin the Wind.
Speaking Out: Readers react to new APDgay liaison, anti-bullying bill.
Chely Wright comes out of the countrycloset.
The road to country music’s ﬁrst openlygay star.
Art: Gay artist tackles homophobia inblack community.
Books: ‘Mama Deb’ ﬁnds happy endingto grim fairy tales.
Across the Table: Best tacosunder the sun.
Theater: ‘Little House’ may have specialmeaning to LGBT fans.
Atlanta’s Stonewall Week honors Pride’sbeginnings.
Georgia celebrates Pride month.
Milestone: Erica French and Nina Goochcelebrate 21 years.
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