Monthly Archives: February 2014

Online LGBT Support Blog Endangered by Russia’s “gay propaganda” Law

From the website human rights first: The latest victim of Russia’s anti-LGBT “propaganda” law, Elena Klimova is the creator of “Children-404”an online forum for Russian-speaking LGBT teens to write openly and anonymously about their daily lives and hardships. Vitaly Molonov, … Continue reading

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Rosanne Cash on LGBT Equality

In a short piece in Washington, DC’s METROWEEKLY magazine, Rosanne Cash, daughter of country legend, Johnny Cash, comments on her own involvement in supporting the gay community and calls on straight people to be allies, too: “I wrote a song … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Phoenix directed by Michael Akers

Excellent concept; okay execution. Phoenix tells the story of two men spurned by a mutual lover who find solace in each other’s arms. The concept has the potential to be sexy and psychological; an examination of how we rebound and … Continue reading

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Jason Aldean Interview with ABC ‘s Robin Roberts

In case you missed the November 2013 ABC Special In The Spotlight with Robin Roberts, here’s her interview with one of my favorite artists, Jason Aldean: I love the part where he says he could get some bread and baloney … Continue reading

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LGBT Profile: UFC Fighter Liz Carmouche

Liz “Girl-Rilla” Carmouche has led a remarkable professional life. A former Marine helicopter electrician, she served three tours of duty in the Middle East. Then, as a fighter in the UFC, she catapulted herself into the top 10 female fighters … Continue reading

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North Carolina High School Crowns First Ever Transgender Homecoming King

And the best part is that he won the honor by raising the most money for his selected charity. From advocate.com: Blake Brockington, a 17-year-old transgender student, made history late last week when he was named homecoming king at East … Continue reading

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LGBT Profile: Musician Mary Lambert

Photography by Danielle Levitt From Out magazine’s ‘Out100’ 2013: When she was growing up in Seattle, Lambert told her mom she wanted to be a singing, dancing waitress. It’s good to dream small — little did she know she’d be … Continue reading

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Azerbaijan: Suicide of leading gay rights activist sparks first ‘LGBT news conference’

From PinkNews: The suicide of a gay rights activist in Azerbaijan last month has prompted the city of Baku’s first ever LGBT news conference, in which activists established plans to drive for fresh legislation to protect sexual minorities, as well … Continue reading

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Britain’s Channel 4 Rebrands Logo During Olympics In Support Of Russian Gays

From the blog Joe. My. God. Channel 4 is to rebrand its on-screen logo with rainbow colours of the gay pride flag – and launch a TV ad campaign called “Gay Mountain” – joining the rising wave of protests about … Continue reading

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Google Doodle Sports Olympic Figures Against Pride Colors

from the LA Times: SAN FRANCISCO — On the eve of the 2014 Sochi Olympics opening ceremony, Google took a very public stand against Russian anti-gay law and discrimination. The Internet giant is displaying a Google doodle on its homepage … Continue reading

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