Not long ago, Brandon Perlberg had a growing law practice and a Manhattan apartment he shared with his partner, who is British. They hosted themed dinner parties and wine tastings for a wide circle of friends.
Photographer Anne Almasy decided, after 10 years of shooting weddings, to purchase her first-ever printed ad, a half-page in Weddings Unveiled magazine. After calling and e-mailing back and forth with WU editors, she submitted the following ad.
With the Boy Scouts of America entangled in a furor over its ban on gays, lesser-known youth organizations across the ideological spectrum see an opportunity. They wonder if the turmoil might prompt some families to give them a closer look as options for their boys.
A group of local trans advocates are speaking out against the Los Angeles Times for an article about Cassidy Vickers, a transgender woman who was shot and killed in November 2011, titled "Slaying casts light on Hollywood's transgender prostitutes."
Max S. is a 15 year-old member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and he joined the Boy Scouts of America through an LDS Church-affiliated troop. He’s a member of his school speech and debate team and is working hard to get good grades so he can “get a scholarship to a good college” and study physics. Over the years, he has worked his way up to the ranks of Life Scout; in the past few weeks, he’s also confronted anti-gay discrimination within the BSA.