First, I would like to thank most of you for finally accepting gay men and the rest of the LGBT community. It's hard to believe that just 20 years ago -- even 15 -- many of you told us we were sinners and deserved to die of AIDS.
We can both express hope for and faith in trusted colleagues who are accused and also show awareness of and concern for the many survivors who have come forward and not been believed, who never came forward because they did not expect to be believed, and who have yet to wrestle with that decision.
When she says "my gay brother" she doesn't seem to think twice about what that inflicts upon me, or what image that leaves in the minds of her friends. She also neglects the fact that no other trait is described that way.
Before I learned that my best friend is gay, I laughed at the comical portrayals of gay men on shows like Saturday Night Live, which used some variation on the flamboyant gay man as a regular gag. Before I learned that my best friend is gay, I saw such caricatures as light play, and never did it cross my mind that they were not necessarily realistic or accurate.
"Back in the old days...I think you could get away with whatever you wanted to do," said World Wrestling Entertainment legend Jimmy Hart of the professional wrestling industry, "Now, you have to watch what you say, watch what you do."
When a friend told me that a couple of female friends made a remark about one of my pictures by saying "What a waste," I was flattered. But, then I thought "I'm sure my husband doesn't think so."
If we forget or dismiss you as "too young to understand," slap some sense into us. It's one big beautiful gay world out there, and no matter our ages and age difference, let's share it together.
I've read and heard so many accusations against the LGBT community by the religious right that I've now come to the conclusion that these folks are just sloppy with what they say. Seriously, it's as if they don't care that eventually someone will demonstrate how incoherent their claims are.
Besides, what would we even do if we got a straight guy? Straight men don't seem to share the gay fascination with Sunday brunch, a love so deep that gay men will make a meal last an entire day. Kardashian marriages are shorter than gay brunches.
Recently Esquire published an article synopsizing HBO's Looking for the straight-male community. The author astutely points out that "this show is pretty gay" and expresses his disappointment that its characters don't live up to his standards regarding how fabulously hilarious we queers should be.
However, Universal Studios Hollywood apparently missed the memo. Universal Studios Hollywood has historically been considered
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