Posts tagged "president obama"

Gay 9/11 hero's mom reacts to bin Laden death

The mother of a gay hero during the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks said Monday on NBC’s Today show that the death of Osama bin Laden is a time for Americans to feel proud of the intelligence community and U.S. military. Alice Hoagland, the mother of Mark Bingham, who was gay and slain during the Sept.... Read more »

Navy Seeks To Discharge Sailor Found Asleep In Bed With Another Male Sailor

Recently, a Washington Post article reported that the Navy is seeking to discharge two sailors who were found asleep in bed with each other. Is the Navy kidding? Navy Petty Officer Stephen C. Jones says what happened in his bedroom one night last month was purely innocuous: Another male sailor came by to watch “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 »

Pastor CAUGHT - Bishop Eddie Long!

Remember when Oprah pledged on her show to catch child molesters from all over the country? Well, I’m taking a page from her book and I’m pledging to put Pastors on blast when they’re CAUGHT – caught molesting kids and caught GAY (Hi Ted Haggard!), only when they’re extremely homophobic publicly. Enter Bishop Eddie Long. Recently,... Read more »

Lenox and the Second City on Chicagonow Radio

I had such a blast  chatting with Amy and Alex on Chicagonow Radio this morning. We talked about everything from why President Obama would make the perfect gay man to Dr. Laura Schlessinger using the N-word 11 times. It was so much fun! I wish I could see my new pals every week! In case... Read more »
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The Top 10 Reasons President Obama Would Make the Perfect Gay Man

  I’ve been watching President Obama very closely over this last year or so in office. And, I’ve concluded, after much thought and debate, that Obama would make the perfect gay man. He knows how to keep his cabin in order, dress nice, hangout with some beautiful ladies, and knows how to have a good time. I’ve comprised a... Read more »

Lenox And The Second City

Welcome to the mighty adventures of a young, gay, black male living and exploring Chicago. Some may remember me from my previous Chicagonow.com blog, Young, Black and Gay (check out some of my older posts!),now, I’m reloaded and ready to take on the Second City, gay issue by gay issue. I plan to tackle issues affecting the... Read more »