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There’s always a match to be made. If you’re single and you know it , someone else will always be clapping their hands for you. Once the people you bump into in the city stop asking why you’re still single , they’ll start asking you if you’d like to meet every other single person they know. If you’re Jewish Challah , you won’t even have a say in this. Your aunt in Westchester, your rabbi from middle school or a girl you went to Jewish summer camp with at age 7 will call you up out of the blue to let you know that they gave your number to an Adam or a Shumlik, perhaps a Jacob who lives on the Upper West Side. And before you’ll have the chance to let out an ughhh or a Come on, not again! Dates start past your bedtime.

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Brooklyn Brooklyn is home to a large and growing number of same-sex couples. Same-sex marriages in New York were legalized on June 24, and were authorized to take place beginning 30 days thereafter. Its interactive map features neighborhood sites important to NYC LGBT history in fields such as the arts, literature, and social justice, in addition to important gathering spaces, such as bars, clubs, and community centers. Elsewhere in New York City metropolitan region[ edit ] As the LGBTQ community has achieved higher socioeconomic status and greater political clout over the decades, it has moved beyond the boundaries of New York City and spread out across the New York City metropolitan area.

Westchester County in particular has spawned several gay villages concomitantly with hipster villages, notably in Hastings-on-Hudson , Dobbs Ferry , Irvington , and Tarrytown.

Share the post “11 Best Films of the New Queer Cinema Movement” FacebookTwitterGoogle+StumbleUponE-mail Kristen Cochrane goes in-depth in this list of seminal films from the New Queer Cinema movement, that you need to see, like, RN. It’s disheartening to think that in , queer representation in film and TV is still plagued with stereotypes, inaccuracies, and .

Full-Lengths and chapbooks are both included in this list. Mixon-Webster is a poet, sound artist, and educator from Flint, MI. He is a Ph. Akashic New-Generation African Poets: This piece, limited-edition box set features the work of 11 new poets, including the chapbooks, Dancing Tongue by Omotara James and The Origin of Butterflies by Romeo Oriogun. The imaginary character who carries the name and sings her life is both DiVida and Sapphire, who sometimes replies to her musings, as one voice speaking for a universe of black women.

Her untimely death at the zenith of her career lends the last few poems, which anticipate death, a special fullness and poignancy. Savannah is from Columbus, Ohio. Her work has appeared in Blackberry: These poems explore the emotional fallout of immigration, the illusion of the American dream via the fallacy of the nuclear family, the latent anxieties of living in a queer brown undocumented body within a heteronormative marriage, and the ongoing search for belonging.

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Of the eventual Fab Five, only Kressley and Allen appeared. The pilot was delivered to Bravo during September , and was well received in audience testing. Soon thereafter NBC purchased Bravo and ordered 12 episodes of the series.

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This French comedy-drama features Felix, an unemployed, gay Frenchman of Arab descent, who has a series of adventures during a trek through the French countryside. The film examines the familiar theme of a man’s search for his identity. Felix is forced toconfront the anger he feels toward his father forabandoning him, and the fear and shame he feels, living as an outsider in a predominantly straight, Caucasian world.

Australia, Directed by Stephan Elliott. With a contract to perform a drag show way out in the Australian desert, Tick, Adam, and Ralph each has his own reason for wanting to leave the safety of Sydney. Christening their battered pink tour bus “Priscilla,” the trio heads for the outback and into crazy adventures in even crazier outfits. But 93 years prior to Brokeback Mountain , a gay cowboy named Algernon Allmore was already pioneering that cultural frontier in Alice Guy-Blache’s comedy short Algie, the Miner Algernon Billy Quirk is an effete city boy who is required to go West and develop some virility before he can have the hand of his girlfriend in marriage.

Technically, he is not a homosexual.

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February 3, Digital Casting: The show, titled Dress Code, will feature designers whose work is systemically rooted in gender non-conformity. Clothing is a coded language and one of the first visible markers of our identities. Garments have the power to uphold ridged stereotypes about gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, class, profession, abilities, religion, political affiliation, and more. We are currently seeking designers, models, and volunteers to be a part of this incredible event that has become a cornerstone of celebrating fashion and identities in our communities.

Queer Eye is an American reality television series that premiered on the cable television network Bravo in July Originally Queer Eye for the Straight Guy, the title was later shortened to broaden the overall scope. The series was created by executive producers David Collins and Michael Williams along with David Metzler through their company, Scout Productions.

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Its humble inhabitants don’t just keep the pace; they set it. And, though we stand for life, love, and the pursuit of personal style, this hot list goes far beyond influencers and starlets, focusing on true pioneers who are forging new paths for the future of their pursuits. To wit, a political consultant who just happens to star on a controversial TV series, a design duo whose debut collection is already award-winning, and an athlete who KILLS it on the dance floor.

Episode Info: For a very special episode of Dating in NYC Pod, I spoke to two queer men about their experiences with their sexuality, the definition of fluid, and breaking the .

Now, finding a guy usually means grabbing a phone and browsing your options. All you need to do to get started is sign up, set your preferences and scroll through guys close by. A lot of this stems from the fact that users have license to be incredibly specific about their wants and desires, which apparently for some people means being specifically terrible. Awful behaviour aside, there are a lot of pros to Grindr. Mainly, it has the most users. Since a change at the top in , Grindr has been on a one-app mission to be the centre of gay universe, with big events, an online magazine and a gay emoji keyboard.

The age range of users skews a little older than its main rival, and they are more uniformly of the muscular persuasion. POC, mainly As mentioned, when you get a lot of guys together, bigotry tends to rear its ugly head and send you unsolicited nudes. In practice though, you use Hornet much the same way as Grindr. Hornet has been slowly beating out other apps worldwide through its news and content delivery, especially in Brazil, but has yet to dislodge Grindr and its other rivals from the top spot in the UK or US.

You can then swipe, Tinder style, through the filtered buffet.

Ukraine wants to ban cartoon SpongeBob Squarepants… as it ‘promotes homosexuality’

At times heartbreaking but always delightful, these films highlight decisive moments of what it means to be young, gifted, and boldly queer today. My Gay Sister; Dir: Angela Tucker, , USA, 10 min Three friends dissect the different segments of their identities on an intimate road trip. Juan Gabriel Is Dead; Dir:

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The Ukraine’s National Expert Commission for Protecting Public Morality released the report, calling the children’s cartoon a ‘real threat to children’. Some of the other shows under fire include Family Guy, Pokemon, The Simpsons and Teletubbies, which the report says ‘projects aimed at the destruction of the family, and the promotion of drugs and other vices’.

SpongeBob Squarepants has been accused of promoting homosexuality, because SpongeBob holds hands with his friend Patrick Creating ‘imbeciles’: The Ukraine’s National Expert Commission for Protecting Public Morality says Teletubbies promotes drug use The report says that Teletubbies sends children into a trance and creates ‘an imbecile who will sit near the screen with an open mouth and swallow any information’.

It also criticises the fact that one of the stars of the BBC children’s show, Tinky Winky, carries what looks like a woman’s handbag, saying: Cartoon star SpongeBob has a large gay fanbase in the U. The ‘evidence’ that points to SpongeBob’s homosexuality seems to extend to the fact that he regularly holds hands with a pink starfish called Patrick, who is also his best friend. Family Guy and Pokemon were among other cartoons that the Ukraine morality watchdog wants to see banned from the country’s TV screens The Simpsons: Despite more than a decade of relatively trouble-free episodes, popular Fox TV show has also come under Ukrainian criticism Equally suspect, apparently, is the fact that SpongeBob lives in an underwater pineapple and receives boating lessons from a teacher called Mrs Puff – ‘puff’ being both a derogatory and affectionate term to describe a gay man.

Creator Stephen Hillenburg has defended his creation in the past, saying: The character SpongeBob is an oddball. He’s kind of weird, but he’s kind of special. Share or comment on this article Most watched News videos.

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LGBTQ abusers use many of the same tactics as non-LGBTQ abusers such as social isolation, emotional and psychological abuse, economic control, and physical and sexual violence to perpetrate domestic violence against their intimate partners. LGBTQ domestic violence perpetrators may use children in common to manipulate and control the victim around issues of custody and visitation, particularly in cases where the child ren are biologically related to the perpetrator and may or may not be legally adopted by the victim.

Leaving an abusive LGBTQ relationship is not easy despite a common false assumption that because LGBTQ relationships are not legally recognized in the same way that heterosexual relationships are, that the abuse is not serious and the victim should easily be able to leave the relationship.

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They meet regularly for monthly meetings They meet regularly for monthly meetings and informal social get togethers. In addition they have an anonymous online discussion group. On this site one can find out more about the experiences of being young, gay and frum. You’ll also learn how one can become part of the JQYouth community and meet other young frum gay Jews. JQYouth is New York based, but they have members all over the world. We work with people to locate resources, information, and training to support a transJewish lifecycle.

To educate the Jewish community of California of the importance of equal civil marriage rights for gay and lesbian people. More JQ International is committed to the advancement of Jewish equality of sexual and gender identity through social and educational programming. JQ International’s website is currently under construction, but you still have access to their old site.

Jewish Queer Students at Tufts and their allies www. Past events have included Lunch and Learns with a local conservative rabbi, screening of “Trembling Before G-d”, and speaker Rabbi Steve Greenberg, the first openly gay orthodox rabbi. Keshet develops leadership for change among GLBT Jews and allies to effect concrete changes in Jewish institutions’ policies and cultures.

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