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Petition: Stop LGBT Discrimination in Cameroon!

The good folks at Care2.com are sponsoring a petition urging Cameroonian President, Paul Biya, and his government to stop violating international human rights laws and to repeal Section 347a of the Cameroonian penal code, a section that criminalizes same-sex sexual acts.The petition follows the arrest on July 25, 2011, of two young…See More
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2011 Queer of the Year Finalists at Montreal Pride

Meet (below) Célio, Christine, Eric, Jason, Tim and Yenna, the six finalists for the exciting 2011 international Queer of the Year competition in Montreal, which runs from Sunday, August 7, to Monday, August 15. The event coincides nicely with Montreal Pride Celebrations (below), with the big Parade taking place on Sunday, August 14. See More
Aug 5, 2011
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Suquamish Tribe in Washington legalizes marriage equality

The Suquamish Tribe in Washington State on Monday became the second in America to recognize marriage equality with a the passage of a new law that allows the tribal court to issue a marriage license to two unmarried people, regardless of their sex, if they're at least 18 years old and at least one of them is enrolled in the tribe, reports The Associated Press. The move comes after one tribe member, Heather Purse, came…See More
Aug 3, 2011
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Watch: Pink Balls in Montreal's Gay Village - Summer 2011

This is a fantastic video highlighting landscape architect Claude Cormier's "Les Boules Roses" (The Pink Balls), 170,000 pink resin balls fastened to wires strung out at different levels and through the trees forming a long pink canopy suspended for summer 2011 over the Sainte-Catherine Street pedestrian zone (aka The Gay Village) in Montreal, my home.…See More
Aug 2, 2011
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Watch: Pink Balls in Montreal's Gay Village - Summer 2011

This is a fantastic video highlighting landscape architect Claude Cormier's "Les Boules Roses" (The Pink Balls), 170,000 pink resin balls fastened to wires strung out at different levels and through the trees forming a long pink canopy suspended for summer 2011 over the Sainte-Catherine Street pedestrian zone (aka The Gay Village) in Montreal, my home.…See More
Aug 2, 2011
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What Racist Queers Say

Thanks to my friend Richard over at Three Dollar Bill for bringing my attention to an amazing article, "Racist Queers" by comedian Solomon Georgio, who outlines some of the most common reactions white queers have when they are accused of saying or doing something racist. Gems like, "I'm gay, how could I be racist?" or "I have a good friend that is (insert ethnicity)." For Americans, there is the popular, "But I voted for Obama," and perhaps the…See More
Jul 30, 2011

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Petition: Stop LGBT Discrimination in Cameroon!

Posted on August 18, 2011 at 9:07pm 0 Comments





The good folks at Care2.com are sponsoring a petition urging Cameroonian President, Paul Biya, and his government to stop violating international human rights laws and to repeal Section 347a of the Cameroonian penal code, a section that criminalizes same-sex sexual acts.



The petition follows the arrest… Continue

Watch: Day 3 of the 2011 Queer of the Year contest

Posted on August 12, 2011 at 7:50am 0 Comments

The 2011 international Queer of the Year contest is well under way with the completion of the third day of activities—The Healthy Lifestyle Challenge. After a sexy ice skating obstacle course, a sweaty bike race, and a sensual hula hoop face-off, the winner of the Challenge was...





You can continue to follow the six candidates, along with host Mikala Bierma and special guests, on Youtube, and remember to… Continue

Tampa Bay Rays become 9th MLB team to join It Gets Better Project

Posted on August 11, 2011 at 6:15pm 0 Comments

Tampa Bay Rays' manager Joe Maddon and players Johnny Damon, Sam Fuld, B.J. Upton, and Sean Rodriguez will be featured in an upcoming "It Gets Better" video to support teens dealing with anti-gay bullying, reports the St. Petersburg Times. The new video will be recorded before the team's August 23 game against the Detroit Tigers. The Rays are the ninth Major League… Continue

DOMA to break up seven-year marriage and 19-year relationship

Posted on August 9, 2011 at 7:03pm 0 Comments

This is why the American Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) needs to be repealed. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services have denied immigration benefits to a bi-national married gay couple in San Francisco and have ordered the expulsion of the Australian spouse who is the primary caregiver to his American, AIDS-afflicted husband, reports the San… Continue

Watch: iPad app helps children understand gay parents

Posted on August 8, 2011 at 7:25pm 0 Comments

Raghava KK is an artist originally from Bangalore, India, who now lives and works out of New York. His recent immigration to the US was due to censorship of his work in India after he began exploring themes of masculinity following the coming out of a dear friend. He spoke eloquently about the situation at the TED conference in Long Beach, California, in 2010.



Raghava KK's latest art project, Pop-It,… Continue

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