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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 :-(


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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Last Minute Halloween Costumes | Different Than The Norm

headerIt’s that time again, Halloween.  A fun time in fall, where if you’re fortunate to be going to a costume party, you might be still figuring out what you can wear, that you didn’t wear last year, or something stellar, that’s not like everyone else.  So follow after the fold for some sexy fun ideas…

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Image credit, Mittens & Poppy via Devianart
Image credit, Mittens & Poppy via Deviantart

As discussed here on QL many a time, the LGBT community appears to be growing, and mostly due to individuals stepping out of the closet, showing their true colors, and taking the position of, I’m here and I’m queer!  In addition to that, I discovered today…

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Spreading HIV is criminal

Many moons ago I knew someone who knew someone in a group of friends I had when I first came out and when I first launched the old Queer Fresno.  For the purposes of this blog we’ll call him “John Doe” because he still lives in Fresno and still knows some people I know and I don’t want to drudge up old drama.  John and I had a big disagreement around how he handled his HIV status and I was reminded of him last week when an Atlanta pastor was caught sleeping with women in his church and knowingly spreading HIV.

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Got queer?

mike martinez spirit day 2014So as part of the process of moving QL to our server space and the downloadable version of WordPress it’s give me a chance to see review and edit some of our content and pages.  I’ve went through and cleaned up the Queer Links page on our site and I was a little sad to see how many queer sites went under or just called it quits over the last year.

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A Week In Reflection

butterfly_wide-991dfa8cf75b175681c5636790d9e1a061d0b412-s18-c85I have to say, it’s been quite a week.  We’ve had “National Coming Out Day”, and”Spirit Day”, plus being October, it’s still National Bullying Prevention Month and LGBT History Month.  We’ve had a major religion still arguing about how to even talk about “them persons”, and plus another state has it’s same-sex marriage ban overturned.  Yet, deep inside, all I can think about, is how all these, lead to and have grown from one thing…being Out. Continue reading