The organizers of the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras are blaming negative publicity around policing of the festival and high party ticket prices for a financial loss on this year’s festival just a year after the event returned to profit
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The 2014 Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Festival announced a $177,644 financial loss from this year’s festival season and organizers say the event will need a radical overhaul to return to profitability.
Mardi Gras CEO Michael Rolik told a member meeting today that revenue from ticket sales and fees had been below what the
An anonymous person is warning Grindr users that alleged security flaws in the app could allow people to know their exact location and has claimed that the company has been aware of the problem for months.
‘This year's "WTF? Why am I still using Grindr"-moment comes with the fact that it's possible to locate every single user and perform a sender spoof using the chat,’ the anonymous person posted to Pastebin.com on 16 August .
‘I know officials at Grindr have been informed several times within the past months about these issues, which would seem to imply that the concept of "social r
I 'thought, "There’s no way this guy’s going to hell" because in my church, it was, "Anybody who’s gay is going to hell"'
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Jessica Alba had her views on faith and sexuality shaped when she was a teen and fell for someone her church had taught her would go to hell.
The actress told The Daily Beast this week that she was at the Atlantic Theater Company in Vermont when 'I fell in love when I was 16 and had this major crush on… I guess he was a drag queen? He was bisexual and a ballerina.
'We used to go to this gay club and I’d dance with him all night, four nights a week .
The announcement was made today, 22 August. A panel of 38 sportswriters and broadcasters made the selection, with Griner receiving 31 votes.
The two-time All-Star set a league season record for block shots with 129 total (3.79 per game). The previous record was 114, set in 1998. The Baylor University graduate blocked more shots than 8 other WNBA teams combined.
At season's end, Griner ranked second in field goal percentage (.578, 219-of-379),
I launched rucomingout.com in March 2012 when I was working as a youth worker for Britain’s National Health Service.
I was working with a 17-year-old called Jay and he told me he was gay. He had so many questions about coming out and what it was like to be gay. He regularly heard his parents use homophobic language and never heard any of his friends speak positively about being gay.
He feared he would be excluded from his group of friends and disowned by his parents.
I tried my best to reassure him and to help him understand the fear he had was normal and the reality of coming out would