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Telling our Story: Matt Dallas and Blue Hamilton

Telling our individual coming out stories never gets tiring because there is still someone out there who needs to hear it. They need to hear it to help education them about lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender folks. They need to … Continue reading

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Why it Gets Better: 10 2015 Ads Featuring LGBTs

As mentioned in a previous post, seeing Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual or Transgender (LGBT) folks in advertising used to be considered marketing poison. General public sentiment against LGBT folks kept advertisers from featuring our community in their ads. Those that did market to … Continue reading

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Social Newtorking Website, Gay-Cowboys.com, to Close

Progress does not come without a price. Our advancements in equality have come in leaps and bounds. We celebrating the joyful time of the holiday season of 2015 with greater acceptance and equality than many in our community could have ever … Continue reading

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Steve Grand Covers ‘All I Want For Christmas’

Though much more subdued than the original Mariah Carey version, Steve Grand’s cover of ‘All I Want for Christmas’ is worth watching for the same-sex smooching and cuddling. Gay people have long wanted to see ourselves reflected in the music to … Continue reading

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NCLR Launches #RuralPride Effort to Promote/Connect Rural LGBTs

In an effort to show that we truly are everywhere and from all walks of life, the National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) has launched a campaign called #RuralPride: The #RuralPride campaign is a partnership between NCLR and the U.S. … Continue reading

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Why It Gets Better: Coming Out Makes Country Music News

County music artists Ty Herndon and Billy Gilman both came out as gay. This is significant because country music, much like sports, is one of the last frontiers for having an openly gay male person within it’s ranks. It’s, also, … Continue reading

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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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Social Media as a Tool to Tell Our Story, and Change Hearts and Minds

A Huffington Post article highlights how social media has helped to bring out a change in attitude, if not doctrine, within the Mormon faith: The phrase ‘gay Mormon’ was not part of our vocabulary prior to 2011,” said the evening’s organizer, … Continue reading

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Director To Launch LGBT History Documentary Starring You

Joe Jervis, blogger for Joe. My. God., reports that director Stu Maddix, who’s fims Include the documentary Gen Silent, is launching a new documentary project. The project, entitled Reel In The Closet, wants to trace Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender … Continue reading

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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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