Yesterday evening, while I was busy working on a project, two friends let me know that an NBA player had come out as gay.
Jason Collins, a 34-year-old, free agent, basketball player took the leap out of the closet in the pages of Sports Illustrated.
It’s cool and I would have let it float past [...]
A few weeks ago I noticed on Queerty that California schools are going to include GLBT-themed books in their curriculum.
The news bit included the cover of two of the books on the list, Totally Joe and I am J. I own Totally Joe – and while it’s been awhile since I’ve actually read it, [...]
Today marks 14 years since the passing of Matthew Shepard.
What strikes me now is how vivid my memories are of that week 14 years ago leading up to today, 14 years ago.
I was living on Braeside Drive, in Bloomington, in an apartment complex that I’ve done my best to forget—rarely pausing to recall [...]
A week ago Sunday, I went on an adventure with a friend to an all-you-can-eat cake buffet at Hudson’s Bakery over in Kreuzburg (Quick Review: 8€, includes tea, great cake, do it).
Between the U-Bahn Station and the bakery, we passed a movie theater that I’d never heard of, Moviemento – and in its front [...]
Plug Yourself In.
Saturday I headed out to watch the two Christopher Street Day parades that happen in Berlin every year – the “normal” one and the “alternative” one.
Wanting to hit up both parades meant that I had to choose strategically and that I never made it to the end party for the [...]
Last Thursday was IDAHO – The International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia.
It was also the day that my American Friend arrived, and so I gave him a walking tour of Berlin, covering all the most important spots — and as we walked past the American Embassy, we spotted the Rainbow-Pride Flag Toga [...]
This is truly impressive and inspiring – a multilingual It Gets Better Project video aimed at EU citizens.
EU Parliament GLBT Rights Group
This afternoon I could have been outside enjoying, what is turning out to be, a spectacular spring, but I didn’t.
Instead I was inside watching two queer, documentary, Chinese films, New Beijing New Marriage and Our Story – 10 years “guerrilla warfare” of the Beijing Queer Film Festival, plus a preview of Mama Rainbow. Joining [...]