Apr 29, 2013

Mike Wallace tweets about gay athlete Jason Collins

Wide receiver Mike Wallace, whom the Miami Dolphins signed as a free agent for his speed, won a race of dubious value: making the first lightning-rod quote or social-media statement after still-active NBA center Jason Collins announced his homosexuality in a Sports Illustrated story.

Wallace tweeted: “All these beautiful women in the world and guys want to mess with other guys...smh [shaking my head].” Five minutes later, he tweeted: “I’m not bashing anybody don’t have anything against anyone. I just don’t understand it.”

Both tweets got deleted within 20 minutes. The ensuing electronic arguments among those castigating Wallace, agreeing with Wallace or at least defending his right to an opinion and expression of that opinion prompted Wallace to later post to Twitter:

Apr 11, 2013

First Traditional African Gay Wedding

The small South African town of KwaDukuza had its ‘First Traditional African Gay Wedding’ over the weekend when a young Zulu couple tied the knot.

According to IOL News, Tshepo Modisane and Thoba Sithole, both 27, walked down the aisle in front of 200 guests at the Stanger Siva Sungam community hall.

Thoba, an IT specialist, and Tshepo, an audit manager, have dated on and off for years. They will adopt each other’s names in the hybrid Sithole-Modisane, as will their future kids; the couple is reportedly planning to have children through a surrogate.

“Family is important to us and that is the number one reason why we want to have children,” said Thoba. “We also want our children to grow up in an environment where they are loved greatly by both parents who appreciate them.”

Apr 4, 2013

Oprah and Tyler Perry Commercial

Is it me, or has Oprah being saying "I have money, I have no obligations, I'm getting older.... I can do whatever I WANT!"? First she read a guy on Twitter, then she did a sex scene with Terrence Howard, and now she's doing a promo for OWN using an old Color Purple role in tandem with Tyler Perry's Madea. How is this relevant to Edugaytion? Read in between the lines...

Magic Johnson's Interview about Gay Son

Go ahead and support your son Magic! What a great example of how all parents should behave when dealing with an LGBT child.