When Will We Get LGBT Characters in Cartoons?

Representation of LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) people in games, movies, cartoons, and other media have made progress as acceptance within the wider culture has become more main stream. The representation isn't always perfect but we have started moving away from harmful stereotypes and cliches. One… » 6/27/14 11:39pm 6/27/14 11:39pm

Will Maine have the first openly Gay Governor elected in the US?

Mike Michaud, the democratic candidate who currently serves as a US representative for Maine's 2nd congressional district is in a dead heat with incumbent Tea Partier, Paul LePage for the 2014 governor election. Maine's politics are a little more complicated than many states in that the governor has been elected by… » 6/25/14 10:59am 6/25/14 10:59am

The Scientific Quest to Prove that Bisexuality Exists

Oh, the old chestnut—does bisexuality exist? A couple of months ago, this New York Times article doesn't seek to prove it exists or not (there seems to be some a priori understanding that it does) but rather, it looks at those who are dedicated to proving it within certain fields of research and in turn, to sharing… » 5/14/14 5:00pm 5/14/14 5:00pm

Chefs Host Event in NYC to Protest Anti-Gay Mississippi Law

What are decent-minded human beings to do when your state passes an unbelievably shitty law, no one seems to notice, and you feel like protesting? For a few Chefs, the answer is "prepare delicious food served with a generous side portion of Fuck You to the Mississippi state government." » 5/06/14 12:01pm 5/06/14 12:01pm

"Queer Signifiers" Are Not A Horrible Joke

There are a bunch people bashing on the article about signaling your queerness on the MP, essentially saying, as Mayati put it, "Clothes? Signaling orientation? NO WAY, I deny queer culture its signifiers!" I get that a lot of them are trying to be allies, and they're just thinking, "omg, what is wrong with your ugly… » 4/21/14 9:26pm 4/21/14 9:26pm

Question for all you LGBTQ+ media fans out there

How do you feel about interpreting a character who is one sexuality as another sexuality - (Edit to add) and creating fan art, fanfic, mods for games, etc for it and letting the public see? (Because I don't write posts well, I should clarify that I don't mean taking a book character and changing their orientation for… » 4/10/14 11:48am 4/10/14 11:48am