Minnesota Passes Same-sex Marriage! Marriage...
The Minnesota Senate has just passed legislation in favor of marriage equality. The legislation had already passed the House and now goes to the Governor to sign, who has already vowed to sign to. It was passed 37-30.
Former College Football Star, Kevin Grayson, Comes... →
“Just because you’re gay doesn’t mean you can’t be the athlete you want to be,” says the award-winning athlete. This. Is. Awesome!
Marriage Equality Passes in Delaware →
After a 12-9 vote in the senate, gay couples will be able to marry in Delaware starting this summer. Yup, the march of progress keeps going on.
Le Drugstore Montreal
I find myself in Montreal a little earlier than expected, due to some family matters that caused some change in the travel schedule. So while I wait for the friend I am visiting to be free I find myself at one of my favourite Queer Montreal establishments - Le Drugstore. While Le Drugstore has a predominantly Lesbian patronage (all you ladies / female identified out there this spot is a must in a...
NBA player Jason Collins says he is gay | SI.com →
This story appears in the May 6, 2013, issue of Sports Illustrated. A HUGE congratulations to Jason Collins for making history as the first openly gay player (current) in a North American major league sports franchise. Hats of sir.
Big Month for Same-Sex Marriage! Uruguay and New...
Both New Zealand and Uruguay law makers have voted to legalize same-sex marriage ushering in marriage equality to the two countries. Currently the bills await approval from the governor general in New Zealand and the President’s signature in Uruguay (both are expected to give approval). Read more on Uruguay passing same-sex marriage. Read more on New Zealand passing same-sex marriage.
An Attack at the Boston Marathon is an Attack on...
Amsterdam To Fly Gay Rainbow Flag During Russian... →
projectqueer: Russian President Vladimir Putin is reportedly in for a surprise when he visits Amsterdam next month. As Pink News and Carbonated.tv are both reporting, the capital city of the Netherlands will fly the rainbow flag when Putin arrives on April 8 in protest of Russia’s proposed “gay propaganda” legislation. “The [Amsterdam] College wishes to express its concern with...
To The People Who Use the "Traditional" Definition...
If you want to tout the “traditional” definition of marriage according to the Bible then you should probably understand what those definitions are: According to Gen 29:17-28; II Sam 3:2-5 marriage shall consist of a union between one man and one or more women. In II Sam 5:13; I Kings 11:3; II Chron 11:21 Marriage shall not impede a man’s right to take concubines, in addition to...
'Marriage Equality Now' Drive-by Projection onto...
ReBlog: Sick of the Same Old Anti-Equal Marriage...
I have become incredibly sick of the same old arguments that people have made against equal (or same-sex) marriage. So I have decided to debunk some of the arguments. It would be SO refreshing if the media would actually call the idiots who spew this rhetoric on the air out on their BS arguments and used the common sense and (I know this is radical thinking for modern day journalists) actual...
Equality House Opens Across From Anti-Gay Westboro... →
The Toronto-Chicago Exchange
I was perfectly happy having posted a quiet tweet congratulating Toronto on surpassing Chicago as the 4th largest city in North America. Enter Chicago Sun-Times columnist Neil Steinberg who decided to write a “tongue in cheek” article berating Toronto claiming that to even parse the comparison to Chicago is “an insult to our city.” - referring of course to Chicago being insulted. ...
Meg Whitman, CEO at Hewlett-Packard, Posts Her...
A few days ago Meg Whitman, CEO at Hewlett-Packard, voiced her support of marriage equality, or same-sex marriage, on LinkedIn. The comments since then have been streaming in heavily. As of the time of this posting there have been over 500 comments that range from offensive, to supportive, to debating the choice of medium she used. The negative comments (and there have been many) have typically...
UK: Gay rights campaigners call on Cardinal Keith... →
projectqueer: by Scott Roberts Cardinal O’Brien (Photo: Flickr, Aaron Sneddon Photography) Britain’s leading gay rights campaigners say the former leader of the Scottish Catholic Church who has now admitted to inappropriate “sexual conduct” should also apologise to gay people for his “vicious and cruel language” about them. Cardinal Keith O’Brien quit last week as Britain’s top Roman...
Toronto Life Releases Its Toronto Sex Poll Results →
The Toronto Life’s Sex Poll has shed some light on some very interesting facts about Torontonians. Seems like Canadians aren’t so prudish.
Multi-Millionaire To Send Married Couple Around...
NASA engineer-turned-multimillionaire investment consultant Dennis Tito will be sending a married couple around on a 501 days trip that will sling shot them around Mars. Same-sex couple need not apply however. The trip is planned for launch on Jan. 5, 2018, the Mars flyby on Aug. 20, 2018, and a return to Earth on May 21, 2019. As for the reasoning behind excluding same-sex married...
Boston Fraternity Raises Money for Trans Brother →
This is just awesome - I love it when news makes me feel good about the world!
Craigslist Missed Connections Mapped Out
This infographic is from Very Small Array. It has taken data from craigslist on where the missed connections are coming from and visualized it according to the most popular postings by state. It also has some interesting statistics around who is creating the posts. Surprise of all surprises… 86% of the postings are by men. Most comical is that Walmart overwhelmingly dominates as the most...
Pope Benedict's Resignation Linked to a Gay... →
This is just the icing on the cake. If this is true, well let’s just say that will be the cherry on top (pardon the pun).
Ontario Gets First Out Premiere - First For Any...
In case those not familiar with Canadian politics are reading, this would be the equivalent of the State House Leader or Governor being gay. Kathleen Wynne was sworn in Feb. 11th, 2013. “It is not lost on me that I am the first woman to be sworn into this office and that I am doing so with the support of the woman I love,” Wynne stated after officially taking office.
Clive Davis Comes Out As Bisexual →
Congrats Clive, and thank you for the music!
Illinois Senate Votes In Favor of Marriage...
The Illinois Senate approved a measure that would legalize same-sex marriage in the state. The bill will now move to the House, which is more divided on the issue. Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn (not to be confused with the one known in hockey circles) favors the legislation and has stated he would sign it if (when) the bill reaches his desk. According to data from Pew Research in the Great...
Leeds United and US Soccer Player Robbie Rogers... →
Congratulations to Robbie Rogers on coming out. Rogers is the highest profile player to come out in Britain’s national game since Justin Fashanu. Rogers played for the US national team at the Beijing 2008 Olympics, the MLS team Columbus Crew when they won the cup title, and Leeds United.
France Moves Closer to Marriage Equality →
Never to be outdone by the English France has taken a step closer to marriage equality after their National Assembly passed a bill today 329-229 that would grant marriage and adoption rights to same-sex couples. The bill will go to the Senate where it is expected to pass. A similar bill granting marriage equality in Britain, which passed through its House of Commons, is before the House of...
Canadian Cabinet Minister, John Baird, Slams... →
Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird took aim Tuesday at “offensive” and “mean-spirited” statements on the website of an organization that gets federal funding to do aid work in Uganda. The Canadian International Development Agency is providing $544,813 over three years to Christian Crossroads Communications Inc. to provide water and sanitation in Uganda, a country that...
Why Can't These Body Builders Just Admit That... →
Hilarious and great article on discussions that have taken place on body building forums. Sneak peak. Apparently topping a dude isn’t gay, it’s just alpha.
UK Steps Closer to Marriage Equality →
British House of Commons Votes in Favor of Same-Sex Marriage 400-175. The bill now awaits more debate and a vote in the House of Lords before becoming law. It is expected to pass. Congrats Britain on joining your Commonwealth children Canada and South Africa. Also… you beat France (that must feel nice).