John E. Fryer, M.D., challenged the designation of homosexuality as a mental illness at the 1972 convention of the American Psychiatric Association (APA). Seated on a panel and disguised as Dr. H. Anonymous, he announced his homosexuality at a time when a medical license could be revoked on that basis.
I remember every time I met a new, attractive guy my age, there were instant butterflies in my stomach as we went on dates and explored this “new” gay world together. I remember going to movies with dates and the nerves filled my body as I decided whether or not to hold their hand and our hands kept “bumping” into each other.
Family members, friends and a number of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights advocates are crying foul after the alleged victim of an anti-gay hate crime in Atlanta received a prison sentence.
Consumer attorney Susan Guinn says that Ernest Dronenburg’s political blunders and missteps show voters that “the incumbent is doing a terrible job. He is bad for business, bad for families and has abused his elected position to promote his own ideology, rather than following the law.”
Following its successful "Wow! The Chorus Sings the 90's!" concert, the San Diego Gay Men's Chorus (SDGMC) is gearing up to jump right into its summer concert period with new member "Info Night" on Wednesday, April 16.