Veteran basketball player Jason Collins has become the first openly gay athlete to play in a competitive game for a major US professional sports league. Earlier on Sunday, he signed a 10-day contract with the Brooklyn Nets. Collins entered the court at the start of the second quarter in a […]
“I’m bisexual. I like dudes. I have a boyfriend. And next week, I’m going to tell the world.” Conner Mertens Read more LGBTicons is very much a lifestyle blog. We hope to use it to profile LGBT people of significant achievement, those that have championed equality for all and individuals […]
“As a community it is time to embrace celebrities coming out however and whenever they choose to do so. Just because you made that decision 20 years ago doesn’t make their experience any less valid”. Barry Church-Woods Social media is an insidious thing. Most of us use Twitter and Facebook […]
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Normally, once I’m comfortable with people I don’t worry too much about ‘passing’– that is, hiding my transsexual past – but I’m not sure how to play this. Are they reading and treating me as male or female? Juliet Jaques for New Statesman Saturday 9 November 2013. I’ve seen Norwich City […]
Ben Cohen gets naked (almost) for his latest photoshoot; the 2014 StandUp Foundation calendar. It’s a charity. Really, it would be rude not to watch the clip.
“It is time we stand up for what is right and support people who are being harmed. Every person on this planet has a right to be true to themselves, to love and be loved, and to be happy”. Barry Church-Woods Over 53,000 people currently follow LGBTicons by subscribing for […]