All posts tagged "2011 year in review"

  • An Odd Year

    In that life keeps moving forward, the laws of the universe make it impossible to revisit everything in the past. There is certainly plenty, however,...

  • Organizational (Mis)Steps

    Earlier this year, when it was discovered that the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation had sent a letter to the Federal Communications Commission in...

  • Battles Ahead

    ''It's so romantic to think that I would be able to marry you on my leave,'' Army Capt. Steve Hill says he told the man...

  • DOMA's Changing Landscape

    On Feb. 23, Attorney General Eric Holder made the historic announcement that the Department of Justice would no longer be defending Section 3 of the...

  • Peaks and Valleys

    The pragmatic conservatism of Log Cabin Republicans may have kept them in the news in 2011 as the group pursued its lawsuit challenging ''Don't Ask,...

  • Revisiting Violence

    At year's end, the local LGBT community is recovering from a year of violent attacks directed at LGBT individuals, particularly transgender women of color. Beginning...

  • Maryland Falls Short

    Close, but no cigar. Despite large socially conservative Catholic and African-American populations, heavily Democratic Maryland was seen by many at the start of 2011 as...

  • A Tale of Two Closets

    Mr. Spock is gay. Or, at least, this Star Trek timeline's version of the iconic Vulcan is played by Zachary Quinto, who came out in...

  • The Rule of Three

    The idea that significant deaths come in threes is an attractive myth that's always easy to see in hindsight – consider December 2011's intriguing grouping...