Monthly Archives: May 2013

Going Somewhere? Washington, D.C.’s METROWEEKLY Summer Travel Issue 2013

Still figuring out your travel plans for Summer ’13? Washington, D.C.’s METROWEEKLY magazine has some ideas from the four corners of North America, and beyond. From the article on Provincetown, Mass. Bear Week: This summer, for example, you might take … Continue reading

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Benefit Concert for the N.Y.’s Ali Forney Center for Homeless LGBT Youth

This popped up in my inbox the other day (click for full size). As far as I can tell it seems to be a concert featuring performances from a number of various divas. From the Ali Forney Center website: Night … Continue reading

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Film ‘Friend of Essex’ Explores the Experience of Young, Black Gay Men

From METROWEEKLY: Amir Dixon wasn’t sure how willing some young black gay men would be to go on record about the struggles they face. But once Dixon established a rapport and a safe space, ”people opened up and shared very … Continue reading

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Why It Gets Better: You Could Play Pro-Soccer

Joe Jervis of the blog Joe. My. God. reports that Robbie Rogers has signed and begun play with the Los Angeles Galaxy Soccer Team. Rogers originally came out and then retired from the game, but after some reflection, he decided … Continue reading

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Saturday Fodder: Roland Humphrey Edition

Originally posted on Raising My Rainbow:
This is what the book looks like. We have discovered another great book for/about gender creative kids.  C.J. really, really, really loves this one.  Seriously, it’s one of his new favorites.  He would like…

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Quote of the Day: Resilience of the Moscow LGBT Movement

It is a ritual: We show up, they beat some of us up, and the next year we show up again — just to prove that we will keep showing up. Masha Gessen in a New York times article efforts … Continue reading

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Music Review: Granger Smith’s ‘Down A Dirt Road’

Granger Smith Down a Dirt Road What I like most about Granger Smith’s Down a Dirt Road is neither the music nor Smith’s voice are polished. The guitar, an acoustic one, is in the forefront on these tracks. It is … Continue reading

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Webseries Where the Bears Are Gets a Season 2

It looks like all those purchases of Season 1 of ‘Where The Bears Are’ really helped. Rick, Wood and Nelson will all be back again for Season 2 starting June 2013. I, personally, am looking forward to more romance between … Continue reading

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Scene Yourself: Next Generation Awards (It Gets Better)

The is the second in a series of posts that provide a visual take on the It Get’s Better Project. The hope is to show Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual (LGBT) Youth that it gets better in a visual way. These … Continue reading

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D.C.’s Mayor Gray Holds LGBT Youth Summit

From The Washington Blade: About 80 people turned out on Saturday, May 11, for D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray’s First Annual LGBT Youth Summit, which was held at the Eastern Market’s meeting hall on Capitol Hill. Those attending the event appeared … Continue reading

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