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Month: March 2014

A message from Sally Field

Dear Friend, The three things I’m most proud of in my life are my sons, Peter, Eli and Sam. They are kind, loving and productive people. Each with their own list of talents and accomplishments. Sam is my youngest son, by 18 years, and he’s gay. To that, I say: […]

Kate Bornstein

“My dream is that freaky kids don’t have to get hurt anymore,” says Bornstein, a trans pioneer who literally wrote the book many use when trying to explore gender identity. This year, she published her latest guide, My New Gender Workbook: A Step-by-Step Guide to Achieving World Peace Through Gender […]

Our Gay Wedding: The Musical

On Saturday 29th March 2014, same-sex marriage will become legal in England and Wales and Channel 4 is marking this historic milestone by offering viewers front row seats at one of the first gay weddings. But this will be an extraordinary ceremony in more ways than one. Grooms Benjamin Till […]

Tyler Glenn

“I had my crushes on guys throughout high school, but it was never an overwhelming thing until my twenties. Then I’d be dating girls and in love with my straight friend and it was the worst feeling in the world.” Tyler Glenn

Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me

“I wouldn’t wanna be her … she’s dead, so I’d rather be me now.” Elaine Stritch on Bea Arthur “Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me” is a ferocious, funny and poignant portrait of the one-of-a-kind Broadway legend as she reaches her 87th year. At 87, Broadway legend ELAINE STRITCH remains indisputably in […]

Nate Silver: FiveThirtyEight

“I’ve always felt like something of an outsider. I’ve always had friends, but I’ve always come from an outside point of view. I think that’s important. If you grow up gay, or in a household that’s agnostic, when most people are religious, then from the get-go, you are saying that […]

Save the date

On March 29th, same sex couples in England and Wales will start getting married.  Properly married.  Like everyone else. To mark this momentous occasion, we’re going to be gathering images and thoughts from the day from anyone attending ceremonies, wedding breakfasts or parties.  If that’s you, we would love to […]

Madonna: Supernatural

Today to mark the 25th anniversary of Madonna’s Like a Prayer album, we’re bringing you some of our favourite additional material spawned from the Like a Prayer sessions between September 1988 and January 1989. First off Supernatural, a song originally taken to demo in 1986 for the True Blue album but […]

An open letter from Michael Sam

To my fellow University of Missouri students, athletes, faculty, alumni and supporters: From my first recruiting trip to the University of Missouri, I felt something extraordinary and special — something I didn’t feel anyplace else. I didn’t have a name for it then; I do now. It’s called family. And […]