Category Archives: LGBT

February 12

Homosexuality: it’s time to talk about it  

Originally posted on Komaba Times:
Amaël Cognacq “Basically, in Japan, homosexuality’s existence itself is outrightly denied. I cannot be satisfied by this,” says a lesbian student at the University of Tokyo. In Japan, same-sex couples do not exist legally. Socially, homosexuality lacks both recognition and representation. In this uncomfortable situation, how do LGBT students of…

January 30

Benedict Cumberbatch And Stephen Fry Among Supporters Of Request For LGBT Pardon

Originally posted on EILE Magazine:
Alan Turing, photo Elliott & Fry Studio 1951 An open letter, calling on the British Government to pardon 49,000 individuals, of which 15,000 are still living today, who were convicted of homosexual acts, has been signed by such luminaries as Stephen Fry and Benedict Cumberbatch, along with Alan Turing’s niece,…

January 21

The allies among us…

January 13

Leelah’s Legacy

December 23

Trans Equality

On a Monday evening, I discovered the TV series Transparent. It is about the journey one Transgender person embarks on. Lets start the post with one distinction: Sex and gender are 2 different things. Sex is between your legs. Gender is between your ears. I have the utmost respect for the Trans Community. They are […]

December 05

Why America needs a new Harvey Milk

Originally posted on Can't rest with the unrest:
“If a bullet should enter my brain, let that bullet shoot down every closet door.”  -Harvey Milk The Harvey Milk foundation leads Milk’s legacy after he was shot on November 27, 1978.  Unlike other public figures, Milk knew he was going to be assassinated.  But the…

December 03

“Dirty 30”: A New Docu-Series About HIV

DIRTY 30 is a 10 part docu­-series about HIV premiering on YouTube this World AIDS Day 2014. The series has stepped up and filmed in the streets, boroughs, townships, and cities around the world to show the faces and experiences of HIV, 30 years after it’s discovery. Below is the Episode Schedule: 12.1.14 WORLD AIDS […]

December 01

World AIDS Day 2014

Rarely do I use Bluxome Street Post for my personal causes. There are a few I feel very passionately about though… World AIDS Day is held on 1 December each year and is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, show their support for people living with HIV and to […]

November 13

Relevancy: The Gay and The News; and The Pride in Coming Out

Originally posted on Aries Gay Man Musings:
I have always been the kind of person that considers his sexuality something personal (which is not the same as private). Therefore, I’m not fond of the ‘Hey, I’m X and I’m Gay’. I simply do not consider it relevant at stage of the conversation. However, this ‘relevancy’…

November 08

Ben Wishaw

Originally posted on lgbticons:
“I suppose now I’m very grateful that it happened the way it did. It was never a secret, everyone around me in my life knew, it’s just very hard to know how to say it, in a way, with some sort of dignity and to remain private. It was something that…