Monthly Archives: June 2015

pride June 30

A Weekend of Pride

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My attitude towards Pride has changed from dismissal to respect

Originally posted on The Alteran Blog:
I used to think privilege was a nonsense concept, and I used to think that Pride was unnecessary. These two misconceptions are related. Privilege, loosely defined, is what some people have when they enjoy social advantages by virtue of belonging to a certain group. Privilege (as well as being…

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The Power of Pride

In early June my best friend and I had a lengthy discussion around the role of Gay Pride in today’s society. He proposed that Pride still had a every important position in gay culture. I thought the celebration had its day and was grasping on to relevancy. Then the Supreme Court ruling happened. As you grow […]

Credit: FOX News Latino June 27

Puerto Rican Orlando Cruz is First Openly Gay Boxer

Originally posted on Stephanie Nolasco:
Credit: FOX News Latino Puerto Rican featherweight boxer Orlando Cruz is the first openly gay man in the sport’s history. “I’ve been fighting for more than 24 years and as I continue my ascendant career, I want to be true to myself,” said the 31 year old to USA Today.…

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#LoveWins

Originally posted on Gay Travel America:
courtesy of google June 26, 2015, USA became the 21st country to legalize same sex marriage.  Hoorah! to LGBT community and to the world. All US states and US territories can legally issue marriage license to our beloved brothers and sisters of the same gender. Finally, Love wins. After the…

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12 Hours in Los Angeles

Have you ever woken up and just decided to go somewhere? I mean anywhere was better than the day ahead. Today I woke up and realized that I had a new job 48 hours away and needed one more adventure. I popped onto Southwest.com and booked a 12 hour ticket to Los Angeles. With enough […]

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Song of the Day: Charlie Puth featuring Meghan Trainor “Marvin Gaye”

One of my favorite music videos this year is “Marvin Gaye” by Charlie Puth and Meghan Trainor. It is the debut America single by Puth and the song would put anyone in the mood. Check out the video above and the lyrics are listed below. Let’s Marvin Gaye and get it on You got the […]