Archive for April 2013

NBA Player Jason Collins Comes Out

NBA Player Jason Collins Comes Out
It seems the history of gay athletes in pro sports that are remaining closeted for the sake of their career is a thing of the past. Earlier this week, the attractive Jason Collins, a 12-year N.B.A. veteran, has come out as the first openly gay male athlete still active in a major American team sport.... Read more »

Chicago's Annual Day to Stop Bullying

Chicago's Annual Day to Stop Bullying
Save the date: May 5th, Chicago will host it’s first annual day to stop bullying. Safe Space Day is an annual event organized by the Center for Gender, Sexuality and HIV Prevention at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago to stop bullying. The event this year will be hosted at the Center... Read more »

Local High School Shows other Schools How to be LGBT Friendly

Local High School Shows other Schools How to be LGBT Friendly
A new mentoring program for LGBT students will launch at Lincoln Park High School, Windy City Times reports. The Lincoln Park Youth Society, as it will be known, officially kicked off earlier this year, mixing monthly social events with a mentoring program for high school students with area college and graduate-level students who also identify... Read more »
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Let's Talk about Magic Johnson's Son Earvin Johnson III....just for a moment!

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It’s his first coming out interview ever, Gwissues managed to exclusively find out what it’s like to be Magic Johnson’s son and gay. At first, I must admit, I didn’t care. I didn’t understand why this was news. But, after appearing on the J.R. Bang Morning Show on Windy City Underground (Checkout the interview), I... Read more »

South Africa's First Traditional Zulu Gay Wedding

South Africa's First Traditional Zulu Gay Wedding
I first heard about this story a few weeks ago and I can’t seem to get it out of my head. As someone who use to live in South Africa, this story is beyond epic. Two young men tied the knot in a rare South African gay wedding in KwaDukuza (Stanger) last month .In what... Read more »