Tag Archives: straight allies

LGBT Ally AZ Rep. Chad Campbell Appears On CNN To Denounce Anti-Gay Bill

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AZ Rep. Chad Campbell Reports Death Threat After Epic Defense Of LGBT Rights

If you watched yesterday’s Arizona House debate, you’ll know that the only bright points of the entire disgusting exercise were the impassioned defenses of the LGBT community delivered by Democratic Minority Leader Rep. Chad Campbell. Apparently some of God’s Gentle People didn’t like that. Campbell, not incidentally, is straight and married to a woman. RELATED: Last year the Phoenix Tea …

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Lily Allen – Air Balloon

LGBT ally Lily Allen is back with a new video from her coming third studio album to be released next month. The new track doesn’t have the social commentary we usually see from Allen, as in her 2013 dig on female beauty standards in Hard Out Here.  If you’re unfamiliar with Lily Allen, you might start with Fuck You, her …

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BRITAIN: Ben Cohen Supports Channel 4’s Pro-LGBT Sochi Olympics Campaign

As part of Channel 4’s Project Rainbow campaign during the Sochi Olympics, Ben Cohen has recorded a new message about bullying. Note Channel 4’s logo.

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Quote Of The Day – Chris Kluwe

“What is the true price of fame? The price of fame is what you risk when you have the platform. As an athlete, a role model for society, people listen to you. As an athlete, when you make a statement, that statement is heard, no matter what that statement is. Speak up for LBGTQ rights, for human rights, for empathy? …

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JMG Exclusive: 30th Anniversary Remix Of Cyndi Lauper’s Classic Time After Time

Sony Music has given JMG the distinct privilege of the exclusive hosting of the Bent Collective Remix of LGBT icon Cyndi Lauper’s classic Time After Time, which comes from a brand new package that celebrates the 30th anniversary of the release of She’s So Unusual. Music icon Cyndi Lauper will celebrate the anniversary of her groundbreaking, record-setting debut album with …

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HomoQuotable – Dan Savage

“Damned if they do, damned if they don’t—we’ve heard this song before. The queers complaining about Macklemore & Ryan Lewis now remind me of the queers who used to bitch and bitch and bitch about how big beer companies didn’t advertise in queer publications or sponsor pride parades. (‘Queer people drink a lot of beer! They want us to support …

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Rosanne Cash On Letterman

Cash is a strong ally of the LGBT community and last year released a song about an “elderly gay couple in Chelsea who were very dear to me.” Proceeds from that single went to homeless LGBT youth and AIDS programs of St. Luke In The Fields in the West Village.

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Henry Rollins On Duck Dynasty

“One of you supremely talented graphic artists should start a comic book series starring the Duck dudes as homosexual bears. Talk about crossover potential. The thing writes itself. At the next major gay pride event, there should be hard-bodied men in camo hot pants, ridiculous beards pasted to their chins, blowing through duck calls. Dick Dynasty is a gay porn …

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Chelsea Clinton Cheers Chris Kluwe

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Vikings Kicker: I Stand With The Coaches

“I have been a member of the Minnesota Vikings for 2 years. I want to start off by saying I have the utmost respect for Rick Spielman, Leslie Frazier and Mike Priefer. All three, are good men. I have had countless conversations and interactions with Coach Priefer, and I personally can attest to his integrity and character. His professionalism in …

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Brendon Ayanbadejo Backs Chris Kluwe

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Breitbart Attacks Chris Kluwe

An excerpt:  What Kluwe fails to grasp, as many in today’s society often do, is that NFL teams are private organizations: as such, they can release an employee for any reason that is not contrary to the law (e.g., race) and is not contractually forbidden. Moreover, the contracts players often sign with the teams include all manner of behavioral clauses, …

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Vikings Coach Mike Priefer: I Vehemently Deny The Charges Made By Chris Kluwe

“I vehemently deny today’s allegations made by Chris Kluwe. I want to be clear that I do not tolerate discrimination of any type and am respectful of all individuals. I personally have gay family members who I love and support just as I do any family member. The primary reason I entered coaching was to affect people in a positive …

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Vikings Respond To Chris Kluwe

Earlier today former Minnesota Vikings punter and LGBT ally Chris Kluwe posted a Deadspin column in which he stated that he believes that he was released by the team because of anti-gay animus. Among Kluwe’s charges is that a Vikings coach said this in a team meeting: “We should round up all the gays, send them to an island, and …

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Happy New Year From Ben Cohen

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Chris Kluwe: I Got Fired From The Vikings Because Of My Gay Marriage Activism

“Hello. My name is Chris Kluwe, and for eight years I was the punter for the Minnesota Vikings. In May 2013, the Vikings released me from the team. At the time, quite a few people asked me if I thought it was because of my recent activism for same-sex marriage rights, and I was very careful in how I answered …

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Yesterday From Ben Cohen

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LGBT Allies Mackelmore & Ryan Lewis Land #1 Pop Single For 2013

Billboard Magazine has compiled its year-end charts and named the Mackelmore & Ryan Lewis single Thrift Shop as the most popular song of 2013. This is somewhat of a surprise as the #2 single for the year, Robin Thicke’s Blurred Lines, had twelve weeks at #1 vs the six weeks at #1 for Thrift Shop. Lorde’s smash single Royals, which …

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Ben Cohen Voted Off Dance Show

LGBT ally and anti-bullying advocate Ben Cohen was voted off Strictly Come Dancing last night after a nine week run. Former England rugby star Ben Cohen has said playing in a World Cup final was easier than taking part in Strictly Come Dancing. The 35-year-old was booted into touch from the ballroom contest on Sunday night after failing to out-tackle …

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