ACTS…

Breakingup GAY families was an act of war, so uniting the GAY family is an act ofwar.

THE HEAT REVIEW

http://youtube.googleapis.com/v/c-KKx0lcn2A&source=uds About The Movie: The Heat introduces us to Sarah Ashburn (Sandra Bullock), a talented FBI special agent whose uptight manner and know-it-all attitude makes her the bane of her male peers. When the opportunity for a promotion comes about, Sarah’s boss Hale (Demián Bichir) gives her the chance to prove she can be a…

THROW BACK VIDEO: BECAUSE YOU LOVED ME CELINE DION

http://youtube.googleapis.com/v/ih1945e4q7I&source=uds “Because You Loved Me” is a song by Canadian singer Céline Dion from her twenty-first studio album Falling into You. Written by Diane Warren and produced by David Foster, it was released as a single on February 19, 1996 as the second from the album. A down-tempo pop ballad, its lyrics revolve around the protagonist thanking a loyal loved one for guiding, encouraging,…

THIS WEEKEND’S BOX-OFFICE: 6/27/2013

Closing out June, two new films open this weekend: The Heat and White House Down. I had intentions of seeing both movies, but the more I saw the trailers for White House Down, I realized that I don’t want to see it. So it’ll just Sandra, Melissa and me this weekend.  The Heat PROS: – Melissa McCarthy…

NATIONAL HIV TESTING DAY (NHTD)

Thursday, June 27, is National HIV Testing Day (NHTD). This annual awareness day, which promotes HIV testing nationwide, was first observed in 1995. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that about 20 percent of the 1.1 million people living with the virus in the United States are unaware of their HIV-positive status….

THE “BAREBACK BROTHERHOOD” & THE DISTURBING TREND OF UNPROTECTED GAY SEX

Here’s a secret: gay men enjoy sex. Speaking from experience, it’s all right. We get it. But going back to time immemorial, dudes have enjoyed getting it on with other dudes. There’s art, literature, movies, songs, jokes, limericks and several Golden Girls episodes dedicated to it.  That’s not going to change — but sexual practices have. It’s not 2,000 years ago,…

SUPREME COURT STRIKES DOWN DOMA ON MERITS

In an historic milestone for equality, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a federal law that was written specifically to bar recognition and benefits for marriage licenses obtained by same-sex couples in states that have legalized same-sex marriage. Justice Anthony Kennedy wrote the majority opinion, and Chief Justice John Roberts wrote the dissent. In a…

¿WHAT IF SEXUAL ORIENTATION WERE A CHOICE?

It may seem an odd or off-putting question; it may strike you as offensive. That’s not my purpose. Pressing some boundaries in the interests of justice is what I’m after. Much of the growing support for marriage equality rests on an increasingly-held assumption among those in the West that we are, as to gender-identity, born…