Tag Archives: Heroes

June 27

Puerto Rican Orlando Cruz is First Openly Gay Boxer

August 07

Philadelphia TV weatherman announces on Facebook he’s a proud new dad – and gay

December 29

GMA host Robin Roberts comes out as a lesbian.

Originally posted on QLiC Press:
Robin Roberts comes out as a lesbian. Yesterday, via FaceBook, GMA co-host Robin Roberts thanked her “longtime girlfriend” for her support throughout these last two challenging years of her life during which she bravely battled cancer and grieved the death of her mother. The post publicly indicated Roberts’s sexuality for…

November 29

Dan Eldon – The Journey is the Destination

Dan Eldon (1970 – 1993) was born in London in 1970 to an American mother and a British father. He was an English photojournalist, artist, and activist. When he was 22, he and three colleagues were stoned to death by an angry mob in Mogadishu in an incident before the Battle of Mogadishu. He left […]

August 05

Rapper Macklemore discusses gay marriage and his new song – Same Love

“Same Love” was written in support of legalizing same-sex marriage particularly in reference to Washington Referendum 74 (R-74 or Ref 74), a Washington state referendum to approve or reject the February 2012 bill that would legalize same-sex marriage in the state. Macklemore explained that the song also came out of his own frustration with hip […]

August 04

James Bond Actor Reveals He’s Gay and Married

Ben Whishaw has confirmed speculation that he is gay and happily married to composer Mark Bradshaw. The pair tied the knot in Sydney in 2012, and will celebrate their first anniversary this month. The Skyfall star had never spoken publicly about his sexuality before, insisting that he wanted to remain quiet about his private life. […]

First Major American Pro-Athlete Comes Out

Why NBA center Jason Collins is coming out now NBA Player Jason Collins becomes the first openly gay athlete playing in a major American team sport. Thank you Jason for starting this conversation. “Some people insist they’ve never met a gay person. But Three Degrees of Jason Collins dictates that no NBA player can claim […]

March 13

Words of a Pioneer – Jim Toy

Few men have had the historical impact of Jim Toy. He walked with the Reverend Martin Luther King, is a pioneer in LGBT activism and education, and was one of the original workers from the University of Michigan LGBT Center (founded nearly 25 years). Jim had a unique ability to push civil rights movements forward […]