All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘lgbtq’

19 Kids and Counting: Duggars Join Santorum at Gathering

Michelle and Jim Bob Duggar joined Mike Huckabee in a roundtable discussion at an event in Iowa today that was billed as the America Takes Action for Iowa Homeschool Day. The Duggars were on hand to “talk about the importance of educational choice and the other conservative policies and principles.” According to the organization website, “Homeschool Iowa Capitol Day provides …

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19 Kids and Counting: Will TLC Series Be Cancelled Due to Change.org Petition?

One thing that is popping out faster than Duggar children on TLC‘s 19 Kids and Counting is support for a recent petition to cancel the show. And after Honey Boo Boo got the axe, people are wondering if it just might happen. After Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar, the parents on 19 Kids and Counting, encouraged married couples on Facebook …

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Eurovision Song Contest Winner Controversy

Conchita Wurst of Austria won the Eurovision Song Contest on Saturday with her song “Rise Like a Phoenix” — while sporting a dress and full beard. The Eurovision Song Contest is an annual competition between European countries, always held in the previous year’s winner’s home country. This year’s contest, held in Copenhagen, marked the 59th contest since its inception in …

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Croatia Same-Sex Vote Denies Marriage Equality

Marriage Equality has been a hot topic in the United States, as more and more states pass legislation allowing marriage between same-sex couples. Illinois is the most recent state to join the crusade, legalizing marriage for all couples looking to have the state recognize their love for one another. It is important to remember, however, that even as progressive legislation …

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Barack Obama Is The First Gay President

This writer takes both personal interest and joy in the wacky world of conspiracy theories about president Barack Obama. Springing from such fertile lands of crazy as the conservative areas of the internet and the ever-entertaining-yet-simultaneously-infuriating Fox news, theories about who the president “really is” never fail to bring amusement wherever they land. From accusations of him being a Muslim …

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Transgender Homecoming Queen: Cassidy Campbell Wins

Cassidy Lynn Campbell, a transgender teen, has become the homecoming queen at her high school in Huntington Beach, California. Campbell, the 16 year old high school senior, broke out in tears during the ceremony on Friday night. She was born a male, but has said that she always felt like a girl. She wanted to run for homecoming queen in …

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Stephen Fry Writes An Open Letter To The IOC

British do-gooder Stephen Fry is not just an actor; he is, among many other things, a philanthropist, a comedian, a teddy bear collector, and a writer. He is also, as actress Emma Thompson puts it, “90 percent gay, 10 percent other.” Fry’s sexuality is no secret and hasn’t ever been one; his good deeds and philanthropy have often reflected this …

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Transgender Newsman Switches Genders, Again

A transgender newsman last week determined that he is not, in fact, female. Don Ennis, a national assignment editor for ABC News announced to his friends and family this week that he is once again male, according to an email obtained by the New York Post. Ennis had reportedly come out as transgender back in May. He began dressing as …

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Raven Symone Tweets About Marriage Equality

Any proper nineties kid is familiar with Raven Symone, the star and titular character of the past Disney hit, “That’s So Raven,” as well as the star of “The Cheetah Girls” movies. Others might remember or know of her from the “Doctor Do Little” films, or her child acting on “The Cosby Show.” Though Symone’s career has not been as …

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Andrew Garfield Vouches For Bisexual Spiderman

With Pride month, the overturn of DOMA and Prop 8, and strides towards possible legislation that would provide protection against discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender, the nation has been in a whirlwind of progress for LQBTQAI+ individuals and their rights. And now, it seems like Hollywood might be close behind in supporting the equality cause; at least, if …

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