Rome's beautiful (and quite gay!) Christmas street lighting; Conservatives are upset… but are confused as to how to respond!!
See article on HuffPo here:
But the article says he's currently in a gay relationship!
Anyway... here's the link:
"When Virginia state high school tennis champ Michael Drougas decided to come out to his Salem High School on Twitter two weeks ago, he was nervous. He and Salem High reside in conservative western Virginia. He figured there was a pretty good chance the reaction wouldn't be so great."
Here's his very inspiring story in Outsports:
Jack Andraka… his earned accolades abound! If unaware, do a Google. Even the pope is impressed:
This is a very disturbing, but very important, 55-minute assessment (BBC: The Documentary) of the current status of LGBTs on Jamaica. Please listen… Just "click" on Listen now 55 mins
Here is the BBC's introduction to the program:
Tomorrow, Sunday, December 10, the 3rd anniversary of Tyler Clementi's leap to his death from the NJ-NY George Washington Bridge will be commemorated in this very special tribute:
"New Jersey’s law banning so-called gay conversion therapy is facing another court challenge, this time from a couple who claim their constitutional rights are being violated because the law prevents them from seeking treatment for their 15-year-old son."
Don't forget to go to your user profile/edit and in "Time Zone" (bottom of page) select the correct local time, then click "Submit."
Could be! This recent study from researchers at Ohio State University and Boston University suggests that it's quite likely:
Danny Heiden sounds like a quite impressive young man. Read about him here in his local newspaper:
Show your support for LGBT youth and oppose bullying by wearing purple on Spirit Day! More info here: http://www.glaad.org/spiritday
Two weeks ago I mentioned what a great "read" this new book from David Levithan is: Two Boys Kissing:
I'm confident that there exist other reviews of this fine LGBT book (primarily YA)... but, I just came across this great comment in today's The Boston Globe: