Why is Pete Buttigieg attacking LGBTQ+ media?

During a recent radio interview, the openly gay American politician and Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg said he has had to stop reading LGBTQ+ media because of ongoing criticism. When asked whether he believes his “masculine presentation” had somehow advantaged him, Pete replied, “It’s tough for me to know, right? I just am what I am…” expanding on the cryptic response, he said: “It’s all ‘too gay, not gay enough, wrong kind of gay’.” It’s the latest misstep by Buttigieg in what should be a transformative moment in American politics.…

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Being LGBTQ Podcast: Episode 2

In another packed episode of Being LGBTQ we speak to our LGBTQ ‘Music Artist of the Week’ Davis Mallory about his upcoming projects and time on MTV’s ‘The Real World Denver’.    Queer author and teacher Alex Harrow joins us to discuss their pronouns and how their students respond to gender neutrality.    Also: The editor of a new gay news website ‘Queer News’, Ryan Houston talks about why he started the project and journalistic standards in the LGBTQ community.    And finally: The Gay Agony Uncle stops by to…

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YouTuber Dan Howell Just Posted A Transcendent Coming Out Video – Here’s Why You Should Notice

In a 45-minute masterpiece, Daniel Howell has kickstarted the journey towards a brighter future for young, LGBTQ+ people with an honest discussion about sexuality, gender, homophobia, and what it’s like to grow up in the midst of the confusion. Since his emergence as a YouTuber in 2009, Daniel Howell (formerly known as danisnotonfire), has been the subject of intense speculation over his sexuality, specifically relating to his best friend and YouTube partner Phil Lester (AmazingPhil). When I use the phrase ‘intense speculation’, this is not an exaggeration. People that refer…

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REVIEW: Wanuri Kahiu’s ‘Rafiki’ is a Culturally Rich Sapphic Dream

If you have heard of Rafiki (Wanuri Kahiu, 2018), it is probably in relation to the controversial ban Kenya imposed on the film, preventing it from 2019 Oscar eligibility. The ban was on the grounds that the film advocates lesbianism – and yes, this is absolutely true – as Kenya, the location of the film, as well as the majority of Africa, forbids homosexuality by law. In Kenya, still, proof of gay relations is punishable by up to 14 years in jail. ‘The Kenyan Film Classification Board banned the film…

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