Tag Archives: straight allies

Blog Encourages Social Workers to #WearYourPride

While the below was specifically geared toward June’s Pride Month celebration, the below ideas from the website Social Work License Map are still relevant any month of the year, especially so if you are one of the areas of the … Continue reading

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Management Buys Gay Newlyweds Dinner

With stories coming about eateries and their homophobia toward gay customers in places like Texas and Mississippi, here’s a positive story from The Huffington Post to remind ya that there is still good in the world and that we are … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day: Straight People in Gay Bars

Straight people wanting to come into gay bars isn’t a problem, it’s progress. — Mike C The above is a commentary on a post to the blog Joe. My. God. asking if straight people should stay out of gay bars. … Continue reading

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Religious Support for LGBTs: 10 Pro-LGBT Religious Women You Should Know

From advocate.com comes an op-ed of the ’10 Pro-LGBT Religious Women You Should Know’ Reverend Dr. Christine Wiley is co-pastor of Covenant Baptist United Church of Christ, the first traditionally black church in the District of Columbia to perform same-sex … Continue reading

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Southern Methodist University Starts a Picture Campaign to Support LGBTs

From The Daily Campus: LGBT equal rights. Three words that stir up a lot of emotion and controversy, but supporters of equality on the SMU campus want to send out a different message. April is “Pride Month” and Valerie Erwin, … Continue reading

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More Gay Supportive Players in the NFL

Chris Kluwe and Brendon Ayanbadejo aren’t the only NFL players who are supportive of gays. Outsports.com has a list of, at least, 28 others: Ricky Jean Francois, Isaac Sopoaga, Donte Whitner and Ahmad Brooks (San Francisco 49ers):  The four defensive … Continue reading

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Outspoken NFL Gay Marriage Equality Supporter Profiled in ‘Out’ Magazine

Minnesota Viking player Chris Kluwe, who has garnered some national attention lately for his very outspoken support of gay marriage equality, is profiled in Out magazine: It’s easy to trace Kluwe, the outspoken gay rights advocate, through his childhood obsessions … Continue reading

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This is What Will Get Us to Equality

Equality advocates and activists have been asking what will it take to get us past the often neck-and-neck polling on gay marriage equality. Look no further than Baltimore Raven Brendon Ayanbadejo and Minnesota Viking Chris Kluwe. Both men have become … Continue reading

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Ben Cohen: Straight Ally/Gay Icon

Two things make former rugby player Ben Cohen an awesome guy: 1) He has the StandUp foundation to combat bullying 2) He’s not afraid to really embrace his status as a gay icon, as evidenced by the below cover of … Continue reading

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