The grass is always greener... until now.
Death is the ultimate equalizer.
The LGBT experience is an inherently individual one, but encompasses themes that are critical to understand if you want to learn what it means to be truly tolerant and comfortable with diversity.
More and more often, we are seeing portrayals of LGBTQ characters in art. There is still a scarcity of characters in all forms of media, and the portrayals tend to be fairly narrow and specific. With that said, there are many gems out there. These top LGBTQ movies include characters from a variety of backgrounds, and people living in many different situations. Some of them broke convention and faced severe backlash upon release, but finally gave young people in the LGBTQ community a place to see themselves on film.
Geek culture has undergone quite the renaissance in the past decade. The days of interest in Star Trek, Star Wars, and comic books being limited to only the so-called “nerds” have long ago passed and in today’s culture geek has gone mainstream. Billion dollar movies franchises, blockbuster television shows, and countless other signs that geek culture has attracted the masses suggest that this world is only just beginning to dominate the consumer market. The great thing about the geek genre, however, is that no matter how big it gets, there is always room for imagination both new and old. A recent look at some of the more popular items selling via online auction right now demonstrates just how this industry has evolved and the appreciation modern-day geek culture has for its predecessors of days long ago. Here’s a glimpse at just some of the hot items from the past and the present selling today!
Around the world, LGBTQ politicians have been coming into office and, in doing so, shaping the policies of their countries. While in the past, many LGBTQ politicians would have to hide their sexuality in order to gain public acceptance, politicians in the US can now be out and still celebrated and respected as leaders. In other countries, too, we're seeing an increase in LGBTQ politicians and candidates that use their public platform to work progressively to change public perceptions and the law. Here are 15 people who made the list of top influential LGBTQ politicians.