Monthly Archives: August 2013

New Gay and Straight-Friendly Dancehall Opens in Houston, TX

With the closing of BRB (Brazos River Bottom), Houston was left without a gay country scene, but not for long. Neon Boots and Dancehall Saloon is opening in August. From the Houston Chronicle: Houston’s gay bar scene is about to … Continue reading

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LGBT History: LGBT Elders Tell Their Story Though ‘Gen Silent’ Documentary

Gen Silent explores the issues of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) elders in their ability to seek care comfortably as they age. Many of these seniors are estranged from friends and family or may have had their friends or … Continue reading

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Country Singer Chely Wright; Wife, Lauren Blitzer-Wright, and Kids in People

How cute is this! Country Singer Chely Wright and her wife, Lauren Blitzer-Wright pose with their twins in the September 9 issue of People Magazine. Of note; the magazine refers to Blitzer-Wright as Chely’s wife — that’s progress (the two married Summer … Continue reading

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Why It Gets Better: Gay Marriage Equality on Air New Zealand

Here’s something to put a smile on your face, Lynley and Ally were married in the air by Air New Zealand. New Zealand legalized marriage equality April 2013. Equality going international, a major airline throwing a wedding for same-sex couples … Continue reading

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Random Eye Candy: Kraft Foods Zesty Guy

From Kraft foods come more in their campaign with model Anderson Davis, known as their Zesty Guy for the ads in which he hawks their salad dressing. My favorite is Ranch (below.) I’d definitely eat more salad if he came … Continue reading

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“How come you didn’t have to make a video saying you’re straight?”

That’s the question that Lucas Cruikshank, best known for his fictional web and Nickelodeon character Fred Figglehorn, in a funny question and answer video on the web (at 1:15). It’s a good question Lucas; one that we hope as time … Continue reading

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Lee Daniels, Gay ‘Butler’ Director, Says ‘Black Men Can’t Come Out’

From The Huffington Post: Openly gay filmmaker Lee Daniels recently discussed his belief that gay men in the black community just “can’t come out.” The “Butler” director sat down with Larry King for an interview on “Larry King Now” and … Continue reading

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Country Artists Should Follow Katy Perry’s Lead

Tony Abbot, an Australian politico, got a bit of a surprise when he called into a Sydney, Aus. radio show to talk with Katy Perry about when she’d be touring next Down Under. The pop star turned the conversation from … Continue reading

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Gay Dance Troupe Now Part of Smithsonian

The DC Cowboys, a local dance troupe from Washington, D.C. that performed from 1994 until 2012 will now have it’s own place in history. The Smithsonian Institution will be archiving DC Cowboys memorabilia. From Washington D.C.’s METROWEEKLY: ”They called me … Continue reading

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Breakdown Of Post DOMA Benefit Questions

The Washington Blade has a brief roundup of the issues and questions surrounding Federal Benefits in the wake of the Supreme Court’s decision on the unconstitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). Below are some excerpts from the analysis: … Continue reading

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