As many of you have already noticed PrideDEPOT.com has gone dormant for the past several months and I would like to tell you why and what will be coming next. This year my family has gone through some great challenges that have resulted in a fundamental change in focus. In mid April while at a [...]
Cruising is not a Sex Act as KTVB Channel 7 recently reported. Cruising is an activity aimed at capturing the attention of someone of the same sex. It can lead to a sexual encounter, but it can also be a non-verbal way to communicate to others that they are not alone. In the 1970s, gay [...]
This incendiary reporting of a non-news story was not limited to only KBCI. The same arrest took on an entirely different scope and scale from the NBC affiliate, KTBV Channel 7. Channel 7â€™s exploited the incident with inflammatory coverage that started with Olin then launched into unrelated issues seemingly aimed at promoting misinformation and loathing of gay men.
TEST Yesterday PrideDEPOT.com received an email letter from Yvonne Simons, News Director of the local CBS affiliate KBCI Channel 2, shortly after she was contacted by the regional GLAAD office. GLAAD received a complaint on KBCIâ€™s coverage of a â€œgay sex stingâ€ story in addition to reading our story, â€œKBCI TV-2 manufactures ‘gay news’ for [...]
In the fall of 1955, a gay sex scandal erupted in the unassuming, wholesome and “vice-less” town of Boise, Idaho, as teenage boys
By James Tidmarsh, Photos by Nicki Abraham TWIN FALLS, ID — â€œBuilding Bridges.â€ That was the theme of the first ever Magic Valley Pride festival, organized by the Southern Idaho Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender (SIGLBT) Community Center. The week long Pride events included a media training workshop, reception for the Community Center, legislative breakfast, [...]
By H. Lukas Green and Jody May-Chang The recent arrest of two elderly men for allegedly attempting to engage in sex with an undercover Garden City police officer became the top story at KBCI TV-2 in Boise as the station launched into a sensationalized version of the facts surrounding the incidents. The arrests of Wayne [...]
Over a thousand people gathered on the steps of Boise City Hall to kick off the days LGBT Pride festivities. The rally was coordinated by Safe Schools Coalition co-director Mel Borg and sponsored by Idaho Equality. The theme for the day was â€œUnited for Changeâ€ and each of the speakers addressed the need for change [...]
Magic Valley Pride – Saturday June 27th, Twin Falls. Check out SIGLBT for event details. Keynote speaker Idaho state Sen. Nicole LeFavor. Support these great people for their historic FIRST EVER Magic Vally Pride – “Building Bridges”.
The following was submitted to PrideDEPOT.com’s Editor in response to the Idaho Press-Tribune submission, Fischer stood for values without personal attacks by Debra Glasscock of Nampa, Idaho. I disagree with Debra Glasscockâ€™s assertion, published in the IPT on June 14, 2009, that Bryan Fischer stood for values without personal attacks. He may have not used [...]