Garry Marshall: Hollywood Responds to the Death of a Legend

Published July 22, 2016 Director, actor and LGBT ally Garry Marshall died Tuesdaynight at a hospital in Burbank after complications of pneumonia following a stroke at 81. From Happy Days, The Dick Van Dyke Show, The Lucy Show, Laverne & Shirley, Mork & Mindy, The Odd Couple, Pretty Woman, Runaway Bride, and The Princess Diaries, Marshall created extremely popular movies and… Continue reading Garry Marshall: Hollywood Responds to the Death of a Legend

Evan Rachel Wood Discusses Bisexuality, Defends Amber Heard

Published July 18, 2016 After coming out as bisexual in 2012, actress Evan Rachel Wood still feels that bisexuals are invisible. “I think because we’re usually erased, people just don’t have the information,” Wood said in an interview with Motto, responding to why people still don’t understand bisexuality. “Erasure is causing people harm and diminishing self-esteem… Continue reading Evan Rachel Wood Discusses Bisexuality, Defends Amber Heard

LGBT Foster Teens Find a New Home in Arizona’s Groundbreaking Pilot Program

Published July 12, 2016 Of Arizona’s Department of Child Safety (DCS) 19,000 children in foster care, it’s estimated that 10 percent are LGBT. One foster group home is taking on a pilot program by taking only LGBT teens. In Laveen, Ariz., Jennifer Redmond runs a group where only LGBT foster teens live. It’s been open for nine… Continue reading LGBT Foster Teens Find a New Home in Arizona’s Groundbreaking Pilot Program

Prince William Discusses Diana Award, Bullying

Published July 11, 2016 Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, is featured in the UK’s first “Stand Up to Bullying Day” campaign. The campaign is in honor of the Diana Award, an organization created in 1984 on behalf of his mother that engages young people in social action. During the video, William speaks to the fact that… Continue reading Prince William Discusses Diana Award, Bullying

Hikaru Sulu Coming Out of the Closet Sparked Controversy for Original Star George Takei

Published July 11, 2016 Six TV series and 13 feature films later, Star Trek has been taking on issues from the Civil Rights movement to the Vietnam War. The latest development in Star Trek Beyond has Hikaru Sulu coming out of the closet. “I liked the approach, which was not to make a big thing out it, which is… Continue reading Hikaru Sulu Coming Out of the Closet Sparked Controversy for Original Star George Takei

Christian Mingle Adds Gay, Lesbian Options for Finding Matches

Published July 8, 2016 After receiving discrimination claims, ChristianMingle.com, a dating site that pairs couples on compatible values and beliefs, the largest online dating community for Christian singles, has agreed to let gay and lesbian users find matches. In 2013, two gay men filed class-actions claims arguing Christian Mingle and other sites excluded gay users. New users only had… Continue reading Christian Mingle Adds Gay, Lesbian Options for Finding Matches

Glenn Close Makes the Largest Donation in Central Florida Mental Health History

Published June 22, 2016 The largest individual donation in the history of the Mental Health Association of Central Florida (MHACF) was made by six-time Academy Award nominee Glenn Close. According to their website, the non-profit works “to provide mental health services, support and information to the members of our Central Florida community.” Close gave the organization $75,000… Continue reading Glenn Close Makes the Largest Donation in Central Florida Mental Health History