Idaho

PrideDEPOT.com goes into hibernation and editor moves on

Oct 28th, 2009 | By | Category: Idaho, Intermountain Northwest, National, News, Top Story

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 [...]



KTVB “Cruises” back to 1955. . .

Jul 2nd, 2009 | By | Category: Editorial, Featured Articles, Idaho, National, News

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 [...]



KTVB Ch-7 misinforms with “cruising” sex story

Jul 2nd, 2009 | By | Category: Featured Articles, Idaho, News

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 7’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.



KBCI TV-2 gets call from GLAAD and responds to PrideDEPOT report

Jun 30th, 2009 | By | Category: Featured Articles, Idaho, Intermountain Northwest, News

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 KBCI’s coverage of a “gay sex sting” story in addition to reading our story, “KBCI TV-2 manufactures ‘gay news’ for [...]



DOCUMENTARY: Gay witch-hunt, Boise circa 1955

Jun 29th, 2009 | By | Category: Idaho, Special Events

In the fall of 1955, a gay sex scandal erupted in the unassuming, wholesome and “vice-less” town of Boise, Idaho, as teenage boys



Historic Magic Valley Pride builds bridges in So. Idaho

Jun 29th, 2009 | By | Category: Featured Articles, Idaho, News

By James Tidmarsh, Photos by Nicki Abraham TWIN FALLS, ID — “Building Bridges.” 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, [...]



KBCI TV-2 manufactures “gay news” for ratings

Jun 25th, 2009 | By | Category: Featured Articles, Idaho, News

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 [...]



2009 Boise Pride historic on many levels

Jun 23rd, 2009 | By | Category: Featured Articles, Idaho, News

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 “United for Change” and each of the speakers addressed the need for change [...]



First Ever Magic Vally Pride

Jun 23rd, 2009 | By | Category: Idaho, News

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”.



Letter to the Editor:
Fischer’s tactics do not reflect man of good conscience

Jun 19th, 2009 | By | Category: Editorial, Featured Articles, Guest Columinist, Idaho, News

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 Glasscock’s assertion, published in the IPT on June 14, 2009, that Bryan Fischer stood for values without personal attacks. He may have not used [...]