Posts by Matt Kane

Marvel Comics Officially Announces the June Wedding of Northstar and Kyle

May 22, 2012
It was officially announced today on ABC’s The View that Marvel’s comic book character Northstar would become their first LGBT super-hero to walk down the aisle when he marries his boyfriend Kyle in the pages of Astonishing X-Men next month.Read More

May 18, 2012

Reggae Singer Beenie Man Says He Respects LGBT People Despite Anti-LGBT History

In a new video, Jamaican reggae artist Beenie Man says he respects “each and every human being” regardless of their sexual orientation. The video is a response of sorts to the global protests against his music and concerts that resulted from years of the artist writing and performing songs calling for the murder of gay people.Read More

May 17, 2012

Meet Next Season's New LGBT TV Characters

This week in New York, the five major broadcast networks previewed their upcoming fall seasons for advertisers, and gave us all an idea of what the 2012-2013 broadcast television season will look like. Though it’s still early, we already know of several new shows LGBT viewers should definitely look forward to.Read More

May 11, 2012

More Celebs Tweet Out Support for Ousted Boy Scout Mom, Jennifer Tyrrell

Following yesterday's show of support for ousted Boy Scout mom Jennifer Tyrrell, more celebrities have joined the call for the Boy Scouts of America to end their ban on gay scouts and scout leaders, including Ricky Martin, Wendi McLendon Covey, Perez Hilton, Rita Wilson, Kelly Osbourne, Lisa Lampanelli, and Darryl Stephens.Read More

May 10, 2012

Celebs Tweet Support for Ousted Boy Scout Mom Jennifer Tyrrell

As Mother’s Day approaches this weekend, celebrities like Julianne Moore, Fran Drescher, Jane Leeves, and Sean Maher have joined GLAAD and countless others in showing their support for ousted Boy Scout mom Jennifer Tyrrell, and asking the Boy Scouts of America to end their ban on gay scouts and scout leaders.Read More

May 9, 2012

Ten TV Shows That Helped Shape National Attitudes on Same-Sex Couples and Marriage Equality

Much like President Obama's own position, the latest polls show the country on a whole continues to progressively evolve in its recognition of same-sex relationships, and as Vice President Joe Biden himself has admitted, television programs and popular culture can take quite a bit of the credit.Read More

May 8, 2012

Lead Singer of Punk Band 'Against Me' Comes Out as Transgender in Rolling Stone

Tom Gabel, lead singer of the punk band Against Me!, will come out as transgender in an article set to run in this week’s issue of Rolling Stone.Read More

May 8, 2012

Author and Illustrator Maurice Sendak Passes Away at 83

For millions of children and adults, Maurice Sendak's Where The Wild Things Are has long held an esteemed place on their bookshelf, though for much of the book’s life since it was first published in 1963, most didn’t know it had been written by a gay man.Read More
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