JEFF PERRY: I PLAY A GAY HUSBAND ON TV & SUPPORT MARRIAGE EQUALITY

Actor Jeff Perry has joined the Human Rights Campaign’s (HRC) Americans for Marriage Equality campaign. In a 1-minute clip released Thursday, the 59-year-old Perry says he’s straight but plays a gay husband on TV, a reference to his portrayal of Cyrus Beene on the ABC drama Scandal. Cyrus’ now dead husband was played by out actor…

JOE MANGANIELLO RECEIVES THE ALLY FOR EQUALITY AWARD

True Blood actor Joe Manganiello has revealed why he is such a staunch fighter for LGBTI equality. ‘I had to watch my friends endure challenges not experienced by the straight community,’ he said last weekend in Seattle while accepting the Ally for Equality Award from the Human Rights Campaign. Manganiello shared how he saw friends…

HOMOPHOBIC PREACHER DROWNED OUT BY LOVE & TOLERANCE

When an anti-gay preacher decided to visit a Virginia university yesterday (16 September), he was expecting a perfect opportunity to spout his nonsense for everyone to hear. But it turns out, not many people could hear his sermon. Instead, the James Madison University students gathered around the preacher, singing a song of love and tolerance….

THE 50 MOST INFLUENTIAL LGBT PEOPLE IN MEDIA

“It was hard enough picking a single most influential LGBT person for this list (and, in the end, it was a tie), so you can imagine the trouble we had narrowing down our picks to 50 and then ranking each. To do it, first we asked a number of people on this list, and some…

BAMBOOZLED: HOW WE CAN TRANSCEND ECONOMIC, RACIAL & SEXUAL OPPRESSION

The psychology of oppression is about the way that one culture or group of people dominates another. Colonization is a tool of oppression that works by continuously feeding the oppressed group the cultural values of the dominant group. This replaces the natural cultural identity of the oppressed group and leads them to identify themselves in…

BEN & JERRY’S SIGNS EMPLOYERS’ AMICUS BRIEF IN SUPPORT OF GA MARRAGE

Ben & Jerry’s is making a bold new stand in defense of same-sex marriage. The Vermont-based ice cream giant has signed an Employers’ Amicus Brief urging the U.S. Supreme Court to review pending marriage equality ban cases in Utah, Oklahoma and Virginia. Company representatives confirmed the news in a lengthy post on the official Ben & Jerry’s website,…