Monthly Archives: January 2014

Meeting Transgender Kids Helped Jared Leto Understand His Character Rayon

Jared Leto turns in a fantastic performance as Rayon, a transgender woman, in the film Dallas Buyers Club. In the January/February 2014 issue of HIV Plus magazine, Leto talks about how he understood the character and how meeting some transgender … Continue reading

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Random Eye Candy: Actress Connie Britton; WebMD Covergirl

Connie Britton, a lady who give my heart the thumpa-thumpas, is on the cover of the January/February 2014 issue of WebMD magazine. In the article, Britton talks about the loss of her parents to two different forms of cancer. How … Continue reading

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International Olympic Committee vs. Real World on Anti-Gay Laws

The below is a screen shot from the blog Joe.My.God. Click on the image to enlarge it for better reading. While Nigeria is not Russia, the fact that these articles appear next to each other speaks to the problem with … Continue reading

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Today In LGBT History: A Memoir of the Early Days of the AIDS Crisis

Though a very engaging book trailer for Body Counts: A Memoir of Politics, Sex, AIDS and Survival, author Sean Strub gives us a glimpse into a history that needs to be remembered. The first few minutes of the video are … Continue reading

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Random Eye Candy: Out Magazine’s 100 Most Eligible Bachelors

Out Magazine has published it’s fourth annual listing of most eligible bachelors. The guys range from athletes to actors to activists; performers to politicians to playwrights. If you can’t find your type in this list, you can’t find your type. … Continue reading

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Spanish Language Book Educates Kids About HIV

From HIV Plus magazine: Daniel is a young boy whose Aunt Nieves invites him and his parents over to her beachside house for the weekend. Before the trip, Daniel overhears his parents say that Nieves is sick. The story explains … Continue reading

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Virginia’s Equality License Plate

From Equality Virginia’s website: One way of showing communities across the commonwealth that you care about LGBT equality is to sign up for an equality license plate! A number of Equality Virginia supporters have shown an interested for an equality … Continue reading

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Grindr; The Physical Equivalent of the Economy’s 1 Percenters?

Matthew Rodriquez writes a thought provoking blog piece on The Huffington Post about the negative effects that Grindr can have on some gay men’s self-esteem: As a queer Latino gay man of size, logging on to Grindr is a casual … Continue reading

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Freedom of Speech and Does Not Mean Freedom From Consequences

Freedom of speech does not mean freedom from consequences. This is what my mind heard when I first drafted this post about blogger Jeremy Hooper’s appearance on Fox News’s The Kelly File to discussing the Phil Robertson comments. It was … Continue reading

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Music Review: Justin Moore’s ‘Off the Beaten Path’

Justin Moore creates a modern classic with the tune ‘Old Habits’ from his Off the Beaten Path CD. ‘Habits’ evokes some of the classic duets from country. It has the slow pacing, the lament of a lost love, and two … Continue reading

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