Archives for August 2011

Monthly Archives: August 2011

LGBTQ It’s Not All About You

LGBTQ It’s Not All About You

LGBTQ are not just five letters - they are the monikers of our lives. I’m not sure who came up with these witty little acronyms that are meant to describe who we are but, quite frankly, I don’t really think that some of us believe all of those letters should be a part of our lives. And, let’s not forget about our fight for equality - for all of us and not just one of the letters in the mix. ...
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White House: American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) is a ‘Champion of Change’

AFSP has been selected by the White House Office of Public Engagement as a “Champion of Change,” part of President Obama’s Winning the Future initiative to “out-innovate, out-educate and out-build the rest of the world.” ...
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LGBT Groups to Counter Houston ‘Pray Away the Gay’ Conference on September 10

On September 10, the infamous "ex-gay" organization Exodus International will host Love Won Out - Houston, which is a quarterly road show promoting the false and dangerous idea that one can "pray away the gay." ...
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About.com Interview with Sarah Toce from The Seattle Lesbian

About.com Interview with Sarah Toce from The Seattle Lesbian. ...
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Transgender Milestone on TV: Chaz Bono on DWTS, Isis King on America’s Next Top Model

Chaz Bono and Carson Kressley will be contestants on Dancing with the Stars. It was previously announced that transgender model Isis King will be on the upcoming all-star cycle of America’s Next Top Model, joining lesbian contestant Kayla Ferrel. ...
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Gender-Bending Lady Gaga to Guest Star on The Simpsons

Gender-Bending Lady Gaga to Guest Star on The Simpsons

Brazenly LGBT-friendly Gaga will play herself as she travels to Springfield to show yellow Lisa a thing or two about self-esteem and all things gay – even singing a song in the episode as a method of cheering up the young gal. ...
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Las Vegas Takes Aim at Same-Sex Marriage and Honeymoon Market

With an average of 114,000 weddings taking place in Las Vegas per year, the City of Sin is the number one wedding destination and ties with Hawaii for honeymoons. ...
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Seattle Storm Barely Leads Los Angeles Sparks to Victory

In a match against the Los Angeles Sparks on Sunday, the Seattle Storm came out on top with a score of 65-63. Sue Bird scored the game-winning free throws with 1.6 seconds left. L.A.'s Tina Thompson missed a possible winning three at the buzzer. ...
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Remembering Project Open Hand Founder Ruth Brinker

At the invigorating age of 89, San Francisco AIDS angel Ruth Brinker has died. Brinker founded Project Open Hand - an organization to assist AIDS patients in receiving access to healthy and nutritious meals they may not have ever had otherwise. ...
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New Lesbian Romantic Slapstick Film Joe + Belle Emerge to Steal Hearts – Literally

Wolfe Video describes Joe + Belle as “an incredibly funny and romantic new lesbian feature boasting a great story, a whimsically dark comic sensibility and stellar performances. ...
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