Parenting / Celebrity

Ellen Page Documents How Gay People Live Around the World with ‘Gaycation’

Originally published on The Seattle Lesbian 
After years of “lying by omission,” actress Ellen Page is out and proud and gearing up to debut her latest project, Gaycation.
Page and her “soul twin,” Ian Daniel, traveled around the world to see places where “coming out doesn’t win you a standing ovation.” Page and Daniel go to places from Jamaica to Japan to the Iowa State Fair (where she calls...
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Dolce And Gabbana Release New Apparel Line Featuring LGBT Families

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By Alex Temblador

Dolce and Gabbana are in the news again and it’s for a reason you might not expect from the Italian designers.

In March 2015 during an interview with the magazine Panorama, the duo made some anti-same-sex family statements that had people confused and very angry. They stated in the interview that children born through IVF are “children of chemistry, synthetic children. Uteruses...

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Carrie Brownstein Officiates Impromptu Lesbian Wedding & Amy Poehler Helps

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Portlandia and Transparent star Carrie Brownstein was giving a reading of her book Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl, when during the Q&A session, she was asked to officiate an impromptu lesbian wedding.

Kendall Oshiro and Genevieve Hernandez asked Brownstein to marry them right then and there. Luckily, Brownstein had become a recently ordained minister so she could officiate the wedding of two...

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Why Perez Hilton’s Shower Photo with Son Shouldn’t Be Controversial

By Alex Temblador
Perez hilton in shower with sonGay celebrity star and blogger, Perez Hilton might not be everyone’s favorite. He’s been known to out celebrities, isn’t always ‘tactful’ in his words or blog, “ignores” his celebrity friends’ racist or homophobic statements, and has been sued numerous times for leaking inappropriate photos of celebrities or for copyright violations. And now he’s in another controversy: for...

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Moms Linda Perry & Sara Gilbert Release Children’s Album

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By Alex Temblador

Linda Perry and Sara Gilbert are part of a two-mom band that just created and released a children’s album with the help of their children. You may know Sara Gilbert as co-host and creator on The Talk and a long standing cast member on Roseanne and The Big Bang Theory. Her wife Linda Perryis a big name in the music world. Linda was a member of 4 Non Blondes and had a solo career,...

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The Quick Fall From Grace of Anti-Gay Christian Vloggers Sam and Nia

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By Alex Temblador

With social media it is all too easy to excitedly post happy news such as a pregnancy announcement or share photos and videos of your children enjoying their daily lives. This is exactly what Christian vloggers Sam and Nia have done by sharing their lives as parents on YouTube. However, in the past few months they’ve been on a roller coaster of scandal that has many viewers...

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Madonna Stands Up for LGBT Rights In Russia

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By Alex Temblador

Russia has been in the news lately when it comes to LGBT rights. First, we learned that the World Cup will be hosted in Russia in 2018 which caused a backlash among many well-known LGBT soccer players like Robbie Rogers. With Russia’s anti-gay laws and intense homophobia, Robbie Rogers has even stated that he will be “extremely flamboyant” in protestto these laws if he joins the...

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The Art of Coming Out on YouTube

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By Alex Temblador

Coming out. We all know what that phrase means. We don’t wonder if someone is “coming out of the bathroom” or if a debutante is “coming out to society” at a ball. “Coming out” is indicative of revealing one’s gay or bisexual sexual orientation to family, friends, the world, and most importantly, to oneself. However, in the past ten years, a new trend with coming out has...

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Spotlight Campaign: Celebrity Dad Denis O’Hare and His Husband Hugo Redwood

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TNF: Your video for #HowWeFamily was beautiful, it made me teary to see you sharing so honestly and openly about your family. I know you and your husband met 15 years ago, what was it about him that made you know he was the one for you? 

Denis:When we first met, neither of us was interested in another long-term relationship. My boyfriend had died of AIDS 6 months before and Hugo had just gotten...

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Caitlyn Jenner’s New Blog Series, “The Journey Begins”

By Alex Temblador
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Starting today, Caitlyn Jenner has released the first of many articles in a series called “The Real Me.” In this series, Jenner will explore the LGBT community and the issues that many transgender persons face in hopes of raising awareness.

This first blog, although short, speaks about Jenner’s limited experience with the transgender community and how she is working to become...

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Recognizing Tula: 1st Transgender Model in Playboy

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By Alex Temblador

Playboy has always been a symbol for sex, and the women who’ve been featured in Playboy have always been the epitome of sexy. So it is no surprise to the society of 2015 that a beautiful woman by the name of Tula would have graced the pages of Playboy, but in 1991 many people were not as accepting of Tula as they may be today because Tula was Playboy’s first transgender model.

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The Pitcairn Islands Legalized Same-Sex Marriage Without Any Gay Couples

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On May 5, 2015, the Pitcairn Islands legalized same-sex marriage. With the passage of the Same Sex Marriage and Civil Partnership Ordinance of 2015, the Pitcairn Islands changed the definition of marriage to “marriage means the union of two people regardless of their sex, sexual orientation or gender identity.” The Pitcairn Islandsare a British territory located in the Pacific and is known as the...

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