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Profiling Dan Savage: NYT’s Oppenheimer Publishes E-Book Bio On The Provocateur

Profiling Dan Savage: NYT's Oppenheimer Publishes E-Book Bio On The Provocateur

View this image › Mark Oppenheimer, center, moderated a “Dinner Table Debate” between Dan Savage, right, and the National Organization for Marriage’s Brian Brown earlier this year. At this point, almost everyone involved in gay rights issues — and everyone interested in sex, so pretty much everyone — knows Dan Savage. Notoriously outspoken, Savage took […]

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The Transgender Teenager Who Won Homecoming Queen Released A Heartbreaking YouTube Video

The Transgender Teenager Who Won Homecoming Queen Released A Heartbreaking YouTube Video

1. Cassidy Lynn Campbell, the 16-year-old transgender girl who won homecoming queen at her high school last week, released an incredibly upsetting video over the weekend. Video available at: http://youtube.com/watch?v=LoIBMttsQaA. youtube.com 2. In the video, Cassidy breaks down and expresses how tired she is “of feeling worthless” and how she thought that winning homecoming would […]

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11 Coming-Out Responses That Will Warm Your Heart

11 Coming-Out Responses That Will Warm Your Heart

1. “For my AP English IV class, I was assigned to write about a ‘weight that I carry daily.’ This was my paper, and a comment from my teacher.” View this image › imgur.com / Via reddit.com The essay: “Dear Mrs [Name redacted], I wish to write to you about the biggest thing I carry. […]

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It’s Coming Out Week At BuzzFeed

It's Coming Out Week At BuzzFeed

View this image › Chris Ritter for BuzzFeed For every 12-year-old who can say “I knew I was a girl from the time I was a toddler, and my family always taught me that being transgender was OK and I should be proud of who I am,” there’s a gay twentysomething who, risking seemingly everything, […]

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NBA Player Tony Parker Apologizes For Using Gay Slur During Press Conference

NBA Player Tony Parker Apologizes For Using Gay Slur During Press Conference

View this image › Gonzalo Fuentes / Reuters 2. While discussing his team’s poor performance in the first half of the EuroBasket 2013 semifinals against Spain, Tony Parker complained that France was like playing like “tapettes” which translates to “fags” or “sissies.” Video available at: http://youtube.com/watch?v=OqT4RrXJh9U&t=21. youtube.com “J’ai l’impression qu’on avait peur, qu’on jouait comme […]

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This Is What Happens When You Write About Homophobia In Russia

This Is What Happens When You Write About Homophobia In Russia

All of the following comments were left on the 36 Photos From Russia Everyone Needs To See post. 1. View this image › ALEXANDER DEMIANCHUK / Reuters 2. View this image › Dmitry Lovetsky / AP 3. View this image › Dmitry Lovetsky / AP 4. View this image › OLGA MALTSEVA / Getty Images […]

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A Complete List Of All Things Gay At The VMAs

A Complete List Of All Things Gay At The VMAs

1. When Lance Bass returned and got felt up by JC Chasez: View this image › thetennesseekids.justintimberlake.com 2. Lady Gaga’s entire presence: View this image › buzzfeed.com 3. When Richard Simmons showed up like this: View this image › Andrew Kelly / Reuters 4. When Selena Gomez and Taylor Swift experienced The Lesbian Merge: View […]

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This Straight Mormon Guy Photobombed An Anti-Gay Rally

This Straight Mormon Guy Photobombed An Anti-Gay Rally

View this image › Justin Anderson (right) holding a sign amidst marriage equality opponents under the Utah State Capitol rotunda. AP Photo/The Salt Lake Tribune, Trent Nelson “Inalienable rights trumps states rights!” That’s the message 22-year-old Justin Anderson held to show his support for LGBT rights during a recent rally in opposition to marriage equality […]

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Chorus From Macklemore’s “Same Love” Is Now Its Very Own Song

Chorus From Macklemore's "Same Love" Is Now Its Very Own Song

1. Everyone knows and loves the song “Same Love” by Macklemore and Ryan Lewis. View this image › Jason Merritt / Getty Images 2. But few people realize the female vocalist on that track, lesbian singer-songwriter Mary Lambert, helped write it. View this image › 3. Lambert posted on her website about the emotional writing […]

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