Mar 29, 2013

Gay Bros. Movement? We Call that "Trade"


From the Huffington Post Article

This really grinds my gears. As long as this kind of thinking persists, the world will forever define the "gay man" with it's skewed and stereotyped view. This is an enforcer of self hatred, and fuel for the community ignorant of what it really means to be a part of the LGBT community. 

recent article on Slate.com about a Reddit subgroup known as "Gaybros" inspired the above conversation on HuffPost Live.

Urban Dictionary defines a Gaybro as:
"A gay man who acts masculine and is interested in guy stuff like sports, video games, military issues, grilling, knives, gear, working out, gadgets, tech, etc…"
but also:

Mar 27, 2013

Jenna Wolfe Comes Out

Jenna Wolfe as a mermaid... 


Via the Washington Post: Coming out: Jenna Wolfe, 39, weekend anchor of NBC’s “Today,” and foreign correspondent Stephanie Gosk, 40, who on Wednesday became the latest national news personalities to announce that they are gay –

Mar 22, 2013

The Man with the Rainbow House



By Diana Reese [Original Post at Washington Post.com; source info below]

TOPEKA, Kan. — Location, location, location. It’s what often sells a house or determines the success of a business, and it’s the case for the house that was painted in rainbow colors this week on S.W. Orleans Street in Topeka.
Dubbed the “Equality House,” it’s right across the street from the home of the cult-like homophobic Westboro Baptist Church, the group notorious for picketing the funerals of U.S. soldiers and for its signs proclaiming, “God hates fags.”

Mar 18, 2013

Hillary Clinton: ‘I Support Marriage For Lesbian And Gay Couples’


"For America to continue in the world, there is work we must do at home." Ms. Clinton said in a video posted by HRC media. Clinton says that LGBT Americans are our colleagues, friends, soldiers and family members, and that she supports equality rights for ALL. A positive notion and a step in the right direction for a lady who may or may not be considering a presidential run for 2016...