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The Denver Post and 5280 magazine were among publications nominated for this year's Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) media awards, Westword media critic Michael Roberts reports. The Post got the nod in the "Outstanding Newspaper, Overall Coverage" category. 5280 Executive Editor Maxamillian Potter is one of five nominees for "Best Magazine Article" for his March 2008 article, "Second Nature."
A full page New York Times ad has sparked a war of words between gay groups and their allies and conservative religious leaders. The ad, sponsored by the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, asserts that gays and lesbians have engaged in a pattern of mob violence against Mormons after the passage of Proposition 8 in California; gays meanwhile have pushed back, asserting that the church is not the victim.