Daily Archives: February 7, 2014

The Alvarez–Suarez Family’s Story From The Let Love Define Family Series

What a lovely story! Love really does make a family… “We are gathered here today to celebrate love and harmony in every key and every color,” said the spangled officiant. If you were one of the 100 million viewers watching … Continue reading

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Australia: Youth study reveals widespread anti-LGBTI discrimination : Star Observer

A new study of LGBTQ youth in Australia, reported by Benjamin Riley in the Star Observer, reveals some interesting findings… A NEW in-depth study of LGBTI and queer youth has revealed insights into the experiences of these young people, including … Continue reading

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LGBTQ Support: Chevrolet Shows ‘The New Love’ In Values Commercial For Sochi – Forbes

Well now, this is pretty cool. I wonder how many advertisers will add pro-LGBTQ messages to their commercials during the Olympics… If Chevrolet CMO Tim Mahoney was seeking deeper and broader cultural relevance for the brand’s “Find New Roads” positioning … Continue reading

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San Francisco: A Russian Woman’s Perspective On Saturday’s Protest Against Russia’s Anti-Gay Policies

Some perspective on the protest planned in San Francisco tomorrow to speak out against Russia’s mistreatment of its LGBTQ citizens… From this week’s Pussy Riot performance at Amnesty International’s concert in Brooklyn, to the United Nations, to a GQ “embedded reporter” article about … Continue reading

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Queer Rights Activists in South Korea Step Up Efforts to Support LGBTQ Youth – New America Media

A fascinating look at the movement for LGBTQ rights in South Korea. Wouldn’t you know it? It’s the imported religion of Christianity, specifically the fundamentalist variety, that is the biggest impediment towards equality and human rights. I recall last years … Continue reading

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Queer News Roundup – Pink News UK

Queer news and entertainment for February 7, 2014 from the good people at Pink News UK:    LATEST STORIES 7:35 PM Russian Olympic team walk out to ‘faux-lesbian’ pop duo t.A.T.u at opening ceremony 5:29 PM Putin: Sochi is ‘not the … Continue reading

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Queer News Roundup – Gay Star News

Queer news, entertainment, a feature, travel, commentary and more for February 7, 2014 from the good people at Gay Star News: TOP STORIES Toronto’s troubled mayor Rob Ford demands Rainbow Pride flag be taken down at City Hall Canadian cities … Continue reading

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Dutch Prime Minister Discuses LGBT Rights With Putin

You gotta love the Dutch! Putin heard The Netherlands’ dissatisfaction with the homophobic laws enacted in Russia. It was basically his citizens’ demand as a trade off for sending a high level delegation… Rutte and Putin pose for the cameras … Continue reading

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Canada’s Plea For Tolerance At The Olympics

Never have I been prouder of my Canadian heritage! This wonderful, short and humorous video should shame the homophobia off of Russia’s shoulders. 😀 Posted from Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA, Earth, Solar System

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Tear Piers down – The Chicago Maroon

When you are in a position of power you have to learn to listen, ask sincere questions and allow your guest to fully explain themselves. I have learned this the hard way a couple times and have tried very hard … Continue reading

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Russia: Sochi Games Highlight Homophobic Violence | Human Rights Watch

As the world turns it’s eyes to Russia, Human Rights Watch would like them to see this… The Russian authorities need to address a deteriorating situation of widespread and concerted abuse against lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people and activists. The … Continue reading

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Thanks Google!

As you probably noticed Google has made a massive statement in support of equality at the Olympics… “The practice of sport is a human right. Every individual must have the possibility of practicing sport, without discrimination of any kind and … Continue reading

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