Dear Prudence advised a bisexual woman was to keep her identity "private," and equated the woman's identity to "plushophilia" (an erotic interest in stuffed animals), getting "turned on by being a dominatrix," and to "not [being] by nature monogamous."
Since the shooting of Michael Brown, the unarmed black teenager from Ferguson, Missouri, we've seen a fair amount of commentary about the community and racism in America. GLAAD has been lifting up black LGBT leaders who have been speaking out.
Michael Sam, the first openly gay NFL player, had three sacks in preseason games, but now faces a crucial test. It's the week that the NFL finalizes their rosters, and #SamFans are watching to see if Sam will stay with the Rams, be picked up from another team, or be cut completely from the NFL.
The National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association wrapped up their annual conference in Chicago, Illinois, this last weekend. The organization, founded in 1990, has been a gathering point for journalists, media professionals, educators, and students to work within the news industry to increase fair and accurate reporting on LGBT people.
NOM's recent associations have demonstrated just how little NOM's top brass cares about seeming mainstream or actually "winning" much beyond their next paychecks. It also strengthens my hypothesis that this organization is now run by a covert pro-LGBT mole in socially conservative drag.
When Miley Cyrus won the Video Music Award for video of the year, she used the moment to advocate for homeless youth. Instead of coming to the stage to accept her award, she sent Jesse, a man who said he had recently been living on the streets of Los Angeles.