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Teen Lesbian Kills Herself After Mom Beats Her for Being Gay | South Africa

Above photo from The Trevor Project A teenager in South Africa’s rural town of Bethlehem has killed herself apparently because of her family’s unwillingness to accept her sexuality. It all began when the young woman was suspected of smoking, the bereaved mother told news24.com, asking the media not to identify her daughter. ‘My son came to me […]

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OITNB’s Lea DeLaria: Butch Lesbians Are ‘Ostracized’ by the Community

  Orange is the New Black star Lea DeLaria shares her thoughts about being a butch lesbian and that butch lesbians are “ostracised” from the community. Stars of the Netflix prison show Lea DeLaria and Taryn Manning spoke to the Television Critics Association about the show’s success. Pink News reports: DeLaria – an out comedian who […]

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Perpetual Detour’s Tongue-in-Cheek Perspective of Lesbian Relationships: “What if it was you?” Video

Official music video for “What if it was you?” by Perpetual Detour. This stop motion Lego video was shot over 2 months and required approximately 60 hours of work to complete. Over 1600 individual pictures were used in the video (not counting the hundreds of unused pics). This was our first attempt at stop motion; […]

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Adorable Lesbian Wedding Proposal Caught on Ice During Intermission at NHL Game (Video)

  On Saturday night at Scotiabank Place, a Toronto Maple Leafs fan named Alicia stood on the ice during the second intermission wearing a blindfold. When it was removed, she looked up at the video scoreboard and read a message from her girlfriend, an Ottawa Senators fan named Christina. Schmaltzy music played. Out walked Christina. […]

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Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles Joins with the It Gets Better Project for a Nationwide Tour

Sing your hearts out men, make us proud (we already are!). For several years, the Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles has used music to share with high school students the importance of fairness and equality through their educational anti-bullying Alive Music Project. Now Executive Director Thom Lynch has announced a new collaboration with the It Gets Better Project and […]

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The Trevor Project PSA with Daniel Radcliffe [OFFICIAL]

“I’m Daniel Radcliffe and I believe that reaching out for help is the bravest thing a person can do. If you are struggling and need support, call The Trevor Lifeline at 1.866.488.7386. It’s free, confidential and trained counselors are there to listen 24/7 without judgment. To learn more about The Trevor Project’s lifesaving work for […]

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Video: Elementary School Kids Discuss What “Gay” and “Lesbian” Mean

Times are much complex for elementary children these days. Here kids talk about what they know about “gay’ and “lesbians.” Back in my day we were using Booger Face to insult our peers which had much less politics involved. “What Do You Know” is a new short film from the Welcoming Schools initiative that shows children ages […]

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First Openly Gay Women Compete for Miss California Title

For the first time in its 60-year history, openly lesbian contestants are competing to become Miss California. Mollie Thomas, 19, will be representing the West Hollywood area in the beauty pageant, while Jenelle Hutcherson, 26, is competing on behalf of Long Beach. The women, who were approached by pageant recruiters to take part, are battling nearly 400 […]

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“Pariah” Embracing Her Identity as a Butch Lesbian: Official Trailer

In select theatres December 28th, 2011 A world premiere at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival, the contemporary drama Pariah is the feature-length expansion of writer/director Dee Rees’ award-winning 2007 short film Pariah. Spike Lee is among the feature’s executive producers. At Sundance, cinematographer Bradford Young was honored with the [U.S. Dramatic Competition] Excellence in Cinematography Award. Adepero Oduye, […]

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k.d. lang Thinks Justin Bieber Looks ‘Just Like A Lesbian’ And Is ‘Hot As Sh*t’

Oh gawd! I just got visuals of k.d. Lang bumping tacos with Justin Bieber! It’s often been said that Justin Bieber resembles a lesbian. There’s even an entire website dedicated to showcasing photos of women loving women who are the spitting image of the teen heartthrob. Still, it isn’t every day that one of the most famous […]

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Comic Fined for Lesbian Insults

Moral of the Story, Don’t Fuck with a Lesbian. ——————————————————————————— By Advocate.com Editors – (from left) Guy Earle and Lorna Pardy A Canadian comic has to pay nearly $16,000 to a lesbian he heckled during a stand-up act at a Vancouver restaurant three years ago, according to  The Vancouver Sun. Guy Earl was ordered to pay […]