Monthly Archives: July 2012

LGBTQ Symbols 101

From QNews of Australia comes this article about some of the symbols for the LGBTQ community: The Transgender Pride flag was first shown at a pride parade in Phoenix, Arizona, USA in 2000. The flag represents the transgender community and … Continue reading

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The Gay-Supportive Chicken Joint

Schnipper’s of New York City. Re-posted from Joe. My. God Help us support Marriage Equality. Throughout the month of August, we will donate $1.00 from every purchase of a Schnipper’s Chicken Filet Sandwich to Marriage Equality USA (a non-profit whose … Continue reading

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Ben Cohen: Straight Ally/Gay Icon

Two things make former rugby player Ben Cohen an awesome guy: 1) He has the StandUp foundation to combat bullying 2) He’s not afraid to really embrace his status as a gay icon, as evidenced by the below cover of … Continue reading

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A Step Forward for Bisexual Visibility

From The Milwaukee-Wisconsin Journal Sentinal: Democratic state Rep. JoCasta Zamarripa said Tuesday she’s decided to come out as a bisexual member of the LGBT community. Zamarripa, the only Hispanic in the Legislature, faces one Democratic primary challenger in her bid … Continue reading

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Maine’s Gay Marriage Equality Referendum Wording Finalized

The final wording will be: Do you want to  allow the State of Maine to issue marriage licenses to same-sex  couples? Both supporters and opponets of the referendum seem pleased with the wording. From the Portland Press Herald: “We are … Continue reading

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Religious Freedom? Wedding of Black Couple Rejected By Church

CNN has picked up a story about a young, black couple who’s wedding was rejected by the church they regularly attended, allegedly, because they were black. The Pastor of the chuch, Dr. Stan Weatherford, says in the report that there … Continue reading

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Olympic Swimmer Ryan Lochte on August Men’s Journal Cover

When you’re not watching the Games themselves you, can always learn more about the athletes and competitors themsleves. Lucky for us, the August issue of Men’s Journal is featuring Olympic hottie, Ryan Lochte on it’s cover. Something I’d definately want … Continue reading

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The 20 Openly Gay Athletes Of The 2012 Olympics

20 more reasons to watch the Olympics. These out althletes give us another reason to take pride in our competitors. From BuzzFeed: Natalie Cook — Beach Volleyball — Australia Age: 37 Twitter: N/A Bio: Cook has long been one of … Continue reading

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75 percent of U.S. HIV patients lack effective care

From NBC News: Only a quarter of Americans infected with the AIDS virus are getting effective treatment, according to a U.S. government report released Friday — and the youngest patients are the worst off.  The numbers could worsen if states … Continue reading

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