Old Navy sold some really cute gay pride shirts. That’s really progressive of them! Especially when you consider that no other major retailer has done so, and part of the proceeds went towards the “It Gets Better” campaign. Oh. Wait. More
Topic: It gets better
In honor of Father’s Day, editors Jennifer Wright and Ashley Cardiff struggle to debate gay dads, despite the fact that they’re both pro-gay dads. Luckily, it manages to devolve into stereotyping and namecalling. And unicorn-riding. More
Yes. I know. You enjoy shopping. You appreciate sex. You also appreciate Andrew Lloyd Weber’s Evita, and draw inspiration from her incredible true life story. That’s good. Only a monster would fail to do so.
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
Yesterday we posted Tim Gunn’s “It Gets Better” video, in which he urged gay teenagers who might be experiencing thoughts of suicide to realize that “it gets better” as one gets older. This was made after 4 teenage boys committed … More
Okay, Tim Gunn, I guess you’re my hero again. Sharing his personal experiences with a national audience seems incredibly brave, and I think we’re all pretty glad he’s alive (because who else would tell funny stories about Anna Wintour?). I don’t know what to say except, seriously, thanks Tim Gunn. More