Posts tagged "lenox"

Dear Gay Teen

Dear Gay Teen: It really pains me to know that young people would rather kill themselves than endure one more day of hatred or suffering . As a gay man that has endured some bullying and harassment, I know it’s hard being gay, and it shouldn’t be, and it won’t always be. Trust me. I... Read more »

Lenox and The Second City on ChicagoNow Radio

It’s always a great time hanging out with my pals Amy Guth and Alex Quigley! We laughed, joked and talked about my ongoing secret relationship with Mark Kirk (just kidding…or, am I?). But, this time around, we put all the jokes aside and talked about a serious issue that  we’re all concerned about – the... Read more »

African American Gay Teen Commits Suicide

It really feels like this will not end.  Another teen, a 19-year-old former Howard University student Aiyisha Hassan committed suicide on October 4th. She appears to be the seventh LGBT teen to make the headlines for committing suicide in the past five weeks. Some reports suggest the former HU student was struggling with her sexuality.... Read more »
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Obama: "It Gets Better"

The White House on Thursday released a video of President Obama telling gay youths that “It Gets better.” Obama joins the long list of many people, including my comrades and I, to help with Dan Savage’s YouTube campaign to help raise awareness around teen suicide and provide support to at risk-gay youth.  In his video,... Read more »

A Masquerade Extravaganza

It seems Masquerade Balls are all the rage. Just recently, Kanye West was spotted in Paris attending one with his Victoria’s Secret girlfriend Selita Ebanks. And, Tyra Banks was one of fashion’s lucky few to snag an invite to Vogue Paris’ 90th anniversary Masquerade Ball, and while most of the attendees wore couture masks to... Read more »