The Secret Life of Gay Farmers


  Video by Matt Houghton   From: The Atlantic In the United Kingdom, there is only one hotline for gay farmers. It’s run by Keith Ineson, a retired chaplain who was himself raised in a rural farming community. Growing up gay in a community that prized traditional masculinity, Ineson felt isolated. But he knew thatContinue reading “The Secret Life of Gay Farmers”

Every Kid Deserves a Family or If They’re Really Lucky, Two Dads


Same-sex couples and LGBTQ folks make some of the best parents; that’s why we need to ban discrimination in foster care. By:Alec Mapa/The Advocate My husband and I adopted our son Zion out of foster care when he was five years old. We were upfront about the kind of family we were from the start.Continue reading “Every Kid Deserves a Family or If They’re Really Lucky, Two Dads”

Fresh: Over 200 major companies sign Supreme Court brief in favor of LGBTQ workers


Somewhere in the United States today. A gay or Transgender individual is losing their job for simply being themselves and it is completely legal. Yesterday, more than 200 major U.S. and international corporations signed an amicus brief submitted to the Supreme Court on Tuesday arguing that excluding sexual orientation and gender identity from federal civilContinue reading “Fresh: Over 200 major companies sign Supreme Court brief in favor of LGBTQ workers”

PRIDE: Before the Rainbow


Do you have 45 minutes? Today over 4 million people in San Francisco and New York City will attend the pride celebrations. Two of the largest celebrations on the planet. Through the years there has been growing criticism about the politicization and commercialization of the pride celebrations. There are some in the gay community whoContinue reading “PRIDE: Before the Rainbow”

Snow in Vegas, Jail time for Jussie?, Rookie Knock Out in Jersey


Put on your mittens and just get happy, its just another Vegas day!  Forget the Bikini clad bodies around the pool and make yourself a snowball, your friends in Minnesota will be jealous.   Fabulous Las Vegas is gonna get its second dusting of  snow this week.  If your in town for the week I’m sureContinue reading “Snow in Vegas, Jail time for Jussie?, Rookie Knock Out in Jersey”

Empire’s Jussie Smollett: Did he pay for attack?


Jussie Smollett and brothers Olabinjo and Abimbola Osundairo  By Sopan Deb/New York Times The strange case of the “Empire” star Jussie Smollett took another turn this weekend with the police in Chicago saying the investigation’s trajectory had changed amid news media reports that detectives were reviewing whether the attack Smollett reported late last month hadContinue reading “Empire’s Jussie Smollett: Did he pay for attack?”

“School Days” Submit to your husband! No Gays! It’s 2019 right?


  The School says it will refuse admission to students who participate in or condone homosexual activity, If your looking for a job, be sure to read the fine print. You are pledging not to engage in homosexual activity or violate the “unique roles of male and female.”  and watch your Moral Conduct or misconduct.Continue reading ““School Days” Submit to your husband! No Gays! It’s 2019 right?”

‘I am a woman with every fiber of my body’: Germany’s first transgender MP


The Bavarian state parliament building where Tessa Ganserer sits for the Greens. Photo: DPA From: The Local Sweden Lawmakers returning to the Bavarian regional parliament after elections three months ago will find a transgender woman colleague, Tessa Ganserer, on the benches where Markus Ganserer previously sat.   The Green party’s Ganserer is believed to beContinue reading “‘I am a woman with every fiber of my body’: Germany’s first transgender MP”

The Author of Boy Erased Hopes His Experience in Conversion Therapy Makes People Angry


Focus Features “I’m aiming an arrow directly into the heart of America.” That was Joel Edgerton’s promise to Boy Erased author Garrard Conley from the very beginning when Edgerton began writing and directing the film adaptation of Conley’s vulnerable memoir about his experience with “conversion therapy.” By: Elena Hilton\Esquire.com It was a risk for Conley to shareContinue reading “The Author of Boy Erased Hopes His Experience in Conversion Therapy Makes People Angry”

What Waking Up Transgender in America Feels Like


Cisgender allies: Put yourself in our shoes. By: Jessie Earl/The Advocate.com   I’m going to be entirely honest. I’m so damn tired. I have been sitting here, staring at a blank computer screen trying my best to muster up the energy to write. I want so badly to explain to you the anger, sadness, pain,Continue reading “What Waking Up Transgender in America Feels Like”