Michael Sam update

AP COWBOYS SAM†RELEASED  FOOTBALL S FBN FILE USA TXSomething that got lost in the shuffle and the white hot media glare that was Ray Rice was Michael Sam.  He was picked up as a practice squad player several weeks ago by the Dallas Cowboys but was cut last week.  Some tried to attach some conspiracy to it because he is openly gay but it seems to really have been purely a football decision.

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Tim Cook At Apple | “Proud To Be Gay”

Tim CookSweet words coming from Apple’s chief executive, Tim Cook, who on Thursday, in an essay published by Bloomberg Businessweek, made it clear, that he was gay.

My first reaction was, oh really, I thought most people were aware of that,  but then the more I thought about it, it was more than just a statement, it was a powerful message.

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Gay history month is winding down :-(

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Where in the hell did October go!?  Lol.  Tomorrow is Halloween, then October is off the books.  Before you know it, it’s Thanksgiving and Christmas, then 2015 is here.  Wow.  If you haven’t been keeping up, gay history month is this month, and every day a new gay icon is highlighted.

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Are Same-Sex Sex Scenes On TV Too Much For Some Audiences?

Jack Falahee as Connor Walsh on HTGAWM ABC
Jack Falahee as Connor Walsh on HTGAWM ABC

A week or so ago, I gave a shout out to Mike about an episode I had just watched of “How To Get Away With Murder” (HTGAWM). In it was the most revealing, hot and sexiest scene of two guys I’d ever scene so far on regular broadcast TV.  Now mind you, I’m not a prude, but it did bring to light of, what does the hetro audience think about two guys getting it on during prime time TV watching?

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WordCamp SF 2014

mike martinez spirit day 2014I’m taking in WordCamp San Francisco this weekend via live stream.  I attended the 2-day WordPress developer conference back in 2010 live and in person.  I got to hear WordPress founder Matt Mullenweg speak as the keynote and I was very impressed and walked away feeling pretty inspired about all things WP.  This year I opted to give the live streaming option a try and kicked off my two-day WP semi-binge in some comfy sweats with a cup of hot coffee!  I heart the web.  Click the link below to read my thoughts about the first talk I attended.

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