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Another transgender tipping point

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I’m a little bit disappointed with the world today. It seems that despite our best efforts to understand the incredible social currency of positive role models, there will always be people waiting in the wings to clip wings, behead tall poppies and generally sprint towards the finishing line at the […]

The cult of in-ing

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Dating is hard enough. But try making it work with an emotionally crippled closeted artist. Barry Church-Woods tackles his demons Have you ever been ined? In-ing is a strange phenomenon where people around you would prefer that you’re not a gay. It comes in particularly useful to those who find homosexuality […]

Call for submissions

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We’d love to get more submissions for LGBTicons.com and we’re particularly keen to get them from artists or performers with shows/events to sell or other bloggers.  Writing for LGBTicons is a great way to raise your online profile as we have over 42,ooo subscribers and followers. If you’re up for it, then […]

Tina Kotek’s Chamber Of No Secrets

“We all look for people out there who look like us” An Oregon woman will be the first openly lesbian lawmaker to lead a state legislative chamber in the U.S. Democrats in the state House Thursday night chose Rep. Tina Kotek of Portland to be the next speaker. The decision […]

Quentin Crisp

“The worst part of being gay in the twentieth century is all that damn disco music to which one has to listen” Quentin Crisp is the author of the classic — and flamboyantly eccentric — coming-of-age memoir The Naked Civil Servant. The award-winning film version of The Naked Civil Servant, […]

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