So I came across this post yesterday and I’ve been taking my time reading it. It’s a list of 20 celebrities, who their own admission, swing both ways. Some I knew about, some I suspected might be a secret superhero (like Josh Hutcherson) and some I literally had no idea about! This is a great article and while I’ve been pretty aware that bisexuality is getting a little better press and coverage these days I was reminded what a positive impact people coming out and being open about who they are.
I ran across an article just recently, that discusses the likely impact that, thru J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter, had on those of us who are millennials, which is someone who was born 1980 thru around 2000, and this shouldn’t come as much of a surprise, as this generation pretty much grew up with the Harry Potter series. Continue reading
The Advocate posted a list of the Top 50 more influential queers in mainstream media. It caught my eye today and I checked out the list. I’m not familiar with all 50 but I definitely think they got the Top 5 on the list right.
As one might suspect, we’re pretty big Downton Abbey fans here at Queer Landia. Now it has been nearly a year since we’ve last seen the dubious plots of gay footman Thomas Barrow, and I’m really hoping he either gains a soul or gets the boot. If you haven’t seen the trailer for the upcoming season, then get ready, sit down, and click below!
I make no bones about the fact that I’m a liberal Democrat. I also make no bones about the fact that Republicans are a big part of what’s wrong with this country right now. I don’t dislike Republicans simply because the are Republicans. I dislike, and disdain them as a political party, because they are wrong on almost ALL of the issues that are important to democracy and equality. Case in point: Senate Republicans yet again blocked a vote on the Paycheck Fairness Act that would help ensure women get the same pay for doing the same job as men.
Well, Facebook might be hatin’ on drag queens, but San Jose and the Billy deFrank gay and lesbian center sure isn’t. They are hosting a drag queen bingo every Wednesday night at the Center. This event started back in April and has continued every week since then.
In New York City, on September 10, 2014, Free & Equal, the United Nations Human Rights Office’s global public education campaign for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender ( LGBT ) equality, released “UN Free & Equal: One Billion Rising” a video highlighting the campaign’s impact to date.