Topic: Ian McKellen

How To Wear Clothing Ironically

How To Wear Clothing Ironically

You know those really cool people who can wear one obviously inappropriate piece of clothing, but instead of having people say “hey, we always suspected you might have a cat sweater in your closet!” people just kind of stand back and say “how is that person so cool?” Yeah, I haven’t really seen this happen, ever, but I read about it in a book written by someone who lives in Brooklyn. Sounds fun. We’re going to make you into one of those people. More »

The Heart Monitor: It Really Does Get Better

The Heart Monitor: It Really Does Get Better

A few weeks ago, Dan Savage started a movement online called It Gets Better. Inspired by the tragic suicides of young boys who were accused of being gay, he created a Youtube channel to give homosexuals an outlet to express their own lives, their own coming-out processes, and their own way of overcoming the ignorance.

It Gets Better hit critical mass when pastor Jim Swilly, a “megachurch” bishop publicly announced he is gay. He told his local news affiliate: “As a father, think about your 16-, 17-year-old killing themselves. I thought somebody needed to say something.” It was a moving speech. I wondered what took him so long to come out of the closet. More »