Tag Archives: LGBT Profiles

Quote of the Day: A ‘Redneck’ Dad’s Reaction To His Son’s Coming Out

From Out Magazine’s profile article of Brandon and Benjamin, a gay couple from Montana: The two met a little over a year ago, and now live together in Washington State, but they go back to visit Brandon’s family in Montana … Continue reading

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Opposing Viewpoints Not So Welcome As College Confiscates Newspaper

Anti-gay activists often like to promote in their anti-marriage equality/anti-gay campaigns that opposing viewpoints shouldn’t be silenced or censored. But often that attitude of censorship is one that those who claim to seeking an open dialogue practice themselves. From Queerty.com: … Continue reading

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LGBT Profile: The Transgender Experience, A First Person Op-Ed

From advocate.com: I came to terms with who I am toward the beginning of my sophomore year in high school. Having the support of my family, I began to express myself in a manner consistent with my identity. Starting with … Continue reading

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LGBT Profile: Geena Rocero, Model, Filipino and Transgender

From GMA News Online: The Philippine-born Geena came to New York in 2005 to fulfill her dream of becoming a top model. She would later became a model for companies like Hanes, Target, Macy’s and Rimmel Cosmetics. Although she came … Continue reading

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Erasing LGBT Profiles from Student Yearbooks Perpetuates LGBT Stigma

As winter turns to spring, so does a school district’s fear that students may see lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people and be okay with it. Typically, this comes in the form of banning same-sex dates at proms, but … 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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LGBT Profile: Filmmaker Lee Daniels

I did not realize that Daniel’s had some high profile movies before The Butler. from Out magazines ‘Out100’ 2013: The narrative of Daniels’s hard-living, hard-working life is a movie in itself, and maybe one day he’ll make it. He watched … Continue reading

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LGBT Profile: Actor Eduardo Bar; Gay, Blind and HIV-Positive

Eduardo Bar came to this country from Buenos Aires to follow his dream of becoming an actor. While in the United States, Bar learned that he was HIV positive, and lost his sight due to complications from meningitis. But he … Continue reading

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Today in LGBT History: Brenda Howard, Activist

From LGBTQ Nation: Howard participated in the 1969 Stonewall riots that marked a turning point in the gay rights movement. A year later, she organized the first Christopher Street Liberation Day March to mark Stonewall’s anniversary. The march was the … Continue reading

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