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Telling Our Story: Gay Cowboys in Australia

Meet Dan and Miki. Two gay cowboys living out their dream life of ranching in Australia. What’s important about the telling of this story is finding the self you are most comfortable with. Dan’s self-confidence isn’t a gift he was … Continue reading

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‘Do I Sound Gay?’ Documentary to Explore the Gay Voice; Literally

David Thorpe is producing a documentary to explore the tone of the gay male voice and if, in some people, it is a give away to sexual orientation. Confession: I’ve always been self-conscious about “sounding gay.” It’s one of the … Continue reading

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Effeminate Gay Men Get Fierce, Powerful and Successful On TV

Sex-columnist, gay activist and speaker, Dan Savage deconstructs how effeminate gay men have moved fop foible to fully realized on Television screens. From the Slog: The swishy gay men on Under the Gunn or Drag Race aren’t sitting around waiting … Continue reading

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Accepting The Femine Mystique of the Gay Man

In opinion piece for The Huffington Post, Tyler Curry comments on how the image of what a gay man can be is growing. But as more and more athletes and actors come out, and as people get to know their … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day: Stereotypes

“The problem with stereotypes is not that they are untrue, but that they are incomplete. They make one story become the only story.” — Nigerian author Chimamanda Adichie From and excellent article on gays men and stereotypes on Gay.net

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This is What a Gay Person Looks Like

For all of those who want to demonize Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual or Transgender (LGBT) people, I give you select sentences from astronaut Sally Ride’s obituary from The Boston Herald:  Sally Ride, who blazed trails into orbit as the first American woman in space, … Continue reading

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