Monthly Archives: October 2014

Trailer: ‘This Is a Show For Parents of Gay Kids’ by ULIVE

This Is a Show For Parents of Gay Kids is dedicated exclusively toward helping parents understand their LGBTQ kids. “Dannielle Owens-Reid and Kristin Russo answer the many questions they were receiving from parents whose children had recently come out to...

Event: Gay for Good’s October Service Project – Sat, Oct 25th, San Francisco, CA

Gay for Good is hosting a Park Beautification project day at Golden Gate Park, Mallard Lake, California, on Saturday, October 25th, from 9:00am until noon, PDT. As stated on their website, Gay For Good “aims to energize and mobilize the...

Supermarket Guard Tells Lesbian Couple To Stop Kissing, Flash Mob Ensues

A 22-year-old student from the University of Sussex, in England, was shopping for groceries at Sainsbury’s in Brighton last Sunday when she gave her girlfriend a tiny kiss. The next thing Annabelle Paige knew, a security guard told her to...

Funding the ‘Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Bear?’ Project

For over 15 years now, Heidi & Daniel Howarth have been a Exeter, U.K. based husband and wife team, working freelance as illustrator and author, respectively. The couple met while studying Graphic Design, and have worked side-by-side on a great...

The Argument That Just Won’t Die: Sex, Gender & the Public Restroom

DEAR ERICA, By the “old standards,” sex was determined by private parts, among other things. Does that not apply now in this “new age?” In this “new age,” if I have male body parts, but I feel like I am...

Go Purple: GLAAD Presents #spiritday On Oct 16, 2014

Go purple to stand against bullying on October 16th for #spiritday ! Millions go purple on Spirit Day in a stand against bullying and to show their support for LGBT youth! Observed annually since 2010, individuals, schools, organizations, corporations, and...

Facebook’s ‘Parents of Transgender Children’ is a Blessing for Many

Mary Moss, one of the four administrators of the popular Facebook group Parents of Transgender Children, which deals with transgender kids. She credits the group for establishing a positive space for parents and caregivers of transgender children to learn and...

HBO Documentary Films Presents: Private Violence

Domestic abuse survivors and advocates confront victim blaming and the epidemic of domestic abuse in the new documentary film Private Violence. One in four American women is a victim of domestic violence, yet it is still one of the most...

Saturday Screening: The Rocky Horror Picture Show – Fort Wayne, IN

Saturday, October 18th , 2014, the Fort Wayne Indiana  Botanical Conservatory is hosting a screening of The Rocky Horror Picture Show from 8pm until 11pm. From the Botanical Conservatory website calendar: “Let’s do the time warp agaaaaain! As part of...

Vatican Tests the Waters Regarding Homosexuality & Same Sex Couples

(Reuters) – In a dramatic shift in tone, a Vatican document said on Monday that homosexuals had “gifts and qualities to offer” and asked if Catholicism could accept gays and recognize positive aspects of same-sex couples. The document, prepared after...

The Story of Oct 11th, National Coming Out Day

National Coming Out Day (NCOD) is an internationally-observed day of awareness established to inclusively celebrate those who openly identify as a gender identity or sexuality minority. The day is observed annually on October 11th by the LGBTQ+ community and it’s...

What Does My Slave Identity Look Like?

I find myself over the last few weeks turning inward to examine who I am as a woman and as a slave. My life has taken many twists and turns over the last year, and each new fork or twist...

Sex or Money, Which Is Better For Your Health?

Researchers put an estimated dollar amount on the happiness level sex generates. October 8, 2014 | Money can’t buy you love. But is making love better than making money? Researchers David Blachflower of Dartmouth College and Andrew Oswald of the...

Mother of Trans 7-Year-Old Shares Her Child’s Story

Nicki Sullivan says her 7-year-old child, born a male, has always identified internally as a female. After seeking advice and support from GLSEN.org (Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network), last Monday Nicki’s son Eli attended school for the very first...