Monthly Archives: May 2011

Three Gay Teens Speak Out Honestly in New Videos On Line

New videos are on line at http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2011/05/23/us/20110523-coming-out.html showing three teenagers coming to terms with their sexuality in various parts of the United States.   Two are thoughtful gay guys,one of whom has been physically attacked in his neighborhood.   The third shows a 14-year-old … Continue reading

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IN IRELAND, THIS ANTI-BULLYING AD IS RUNNING

A powerful commercial directed at high school kids is reportedly being shown now in Ireland.  It shows an influential way to deter thoughtless homophobia, playing on young people’s instinct to support each other.    Click on http://www.feastoffun.com/videos/2011/04/02/video-powerful-irish-anti-gay-bullying-ad/.

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Minnesota State Representative Asks: Is Sexual Orientation Innate?

Steve Simon, Member of the House of Representatives in Minnesota, asked his colleagues “How Many Gays Must God Create Before We Accept that He Wants Them Around?” Arguing against an amendment to the Minnesota state constitution, he asks first “Is … Continue reading

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California Schools May Teach Gay History

A bill has passed the California State Senate which will ask teachers to include information about gays and lesbians in social science curriculums.  Historical information about the civil rights of gays and their protest movements would be included when the second half of … Continue reading

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