In the midst of a twitter feud last night, rapper Azealia Banks called blogger Perez Hilton “a messy fa**ot” after a heated back and forth, and defended herself by saying she has a different definition of the word. Unfortunately her personal definition doesn't negate the damage the word causes.
On July 1, Seth’s Law (AB9) and AB1156 became a reality and California schools are now required to enact anti-bullying policies. Some young adults in Orange County are making sure that teens feel empowered to cite these laws if they experience bullying or discrimination. And they have some famous friends helping them including Betty DeGeneres, Ellen’s mom.
Today singer and star of the CW’s Vampire Diaries Kat Graham dedicated her performance of “Put Your Graffiti On Me” on The Ellen DeGeneres Show to Jennifer Tyrrell, a mother of four from Bridgeport, Ohio who was ousted from the Boy Scouts of America last month because she is gay.
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.
En esta edición de LGBT en Español: abordamos las reacciones de los medios en español ante la polémica campaña publicitaria donde se vio al Papa Benedicto en un beso del mismo sexo, la entrevista de Perez Hilton en Aquí y Ahora de Univision, y representaciones LGBT en los medios en América Latina.
In this edition of LGBT en Español: Spanish-Language media responds to the controversial advertisement campaign by Benetton that features the Pope in a same-sex kiss, Perez Hilton is interviewed by Univision’s Aquí y Ahora, and LGBT media representations in Latin America.