Outfest Launched With Documentary on Lesbian Comedian, Tig Notaro


By Alex Temblador Yesterday, Outfest 2015, a Los Angeles LGBT film festival, began with a successful screening of the documentary Tig. For thirty years, Outfest has showcased thousands of films on the stories of the LGBT community in hopes of promoting LGBT equality. The festival began yesterday and will feature films for the next ten […]


5 Reasons We Can’t Wait for the Film on the Marriage Equality Case


By Alex Temblador Yes, it is true! 20th Century Fox is going to make a film about the Supreme Court case that legalized same-sex marriage! Fox recently acquired the life rights of Jim Obergefell, the lead plaintiff in the case, his lawyer’s life rights, Al Gerhardstein, and the movie rights to the future book that […]


How the Legalization of Same-Sex Marriage Benefits Me, A Non-LGBT Person

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By Alex Temblador I’m not gay; I’m not a lesbian; I’m not bisexual. Marriage, unlike it was for many LGBT Americans before the SCOTUS decision, was always a legal option for me. Having said that, I celebrated the marriage equality decision because as a LGBT ally, I recognize that the marriage equality decision will affect […]


Caitlyn Jenner’s New Blog Series, “The Journey Begins”

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By Alex Temblador Starting today, Caitlyn Jenner has released the first of many articles in a series called “The Real Me.” In this series, Jenner will explore the LGBT community and the issues that many transgender persons face in hopes of raising awareness. This first blog, although short, speaks about Jenner’s limited experience with the […]


The LGBT Community’s Post-Marriage Equality Goals


By Alex Temblador The LGBT Rights movement in the United States does not end with marriage equality. Rather, there are a multitude of equality issues that the LGBT rights movement will focus on. The road is a long one but we’ve already accomplished so much. Legalizing same-sex marriage is not something that should be diminished, […]


Kimmel & Zea Prove That Kids Are All Right With Same-Sex Marriage


One of the most commonly-used arguments against same-sex marriage were children. Anti-gay and anti-marriage equality supporters have said that children deserve “one mother and one father” and that gay marriage will only confuse the children of the world. However, now that marriage equality has come to pass, we’ve seen in the following days, that kids […]


A Supreme Court Verdict of Love: Same-Sex Marriage Wins

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By Alex Temblador Imagine waking up one weekday morning, a morning no different from the days before it. Except it is. See, today the United States government no longer looks at you as a second-class citizen. Today, the Supreme Court of the United States of America has officially stated that you have the right to […]


Recognizing Tula: 1st Transgender Model in Playboy

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By Alex Temblador Playboy has always been a symbol for sex, and the women who’ve been featured in Playboy have always been the epitome of sexy. So it is no surprise to the society of 2015 that a beautiful woman by the name of Tula would have graced the pages of Playboy, but in 1991 […]


The Pitcairn Islands Legalized Same-Sex Marriage Without Any Gay Couples

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On May 5, 2015, the Pitcairn Islands legalized same-sex marriage. With the passage of the Same Sex Marriage and Civil Partnership Ordinance of 2015, the Pitcairn Islands changed the definition of marriage to “marriage means the union of two people regardless of their sex, sexual orientation or gender identity.” The Pitcairn Islands are a British […]


Texas Wins: Fighting For LGBT Rights In Texas

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By Alex Temblador Texas isn’t usually in the news for doing something amazing for LGBT rights, but that doesn’t mean that there aren’t wonderful Texans working hard to change that, working hard to make a difference in the lives of LGBT people. In this year’s legislature, Texas lawmakers submitted 20 anti-LGBT proposals. Thankfully, all 20 […]