In Alsace, France, an LGBT Center will open in Spring 2011.
According to Equality Network, the Equality Network’s Glasgow Action Group and the Scottish Transgender Alliance present extracts from short films that explore Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender identities in Scotland.
The films focuses on Minority Ethnic LGBT and Disabled LGBT intersectional people and include their ideas on how services can better include them. A discussion about including intersectional identities in services will follow the screening.
The entry is free but the places are limited so do not forget to book one as fast as possible to avoid a disappointment.
This event is part of the VoX's Moving Minds V programm at the Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival.
For more information, just click here: mhfestival.com/moving-minds-v-presented-by-vox-voices-of-experience-and-kelvingrove-art-gallery-and-museum
Lady Gaga finally cancelled her contract with Target for still unknown reasons except maybe the dissatisfaction of her fans.
In Malaysia, where homosexuality is still a taboo, the first gay movie hits theaters in February.
Documentaries are a great way to come to new information, whether about life, science, or gender. They create, in the time of about an hour or more, a look into a specific subject using different methods: interviews, the following of a subject, intriguing graphics, and multiple other approaches. Recently, I have watched a couple of gender documentaries, Genderf*kation: A Gender Emancipation and Gender Redesigner.
A few weeks ago, I wrote about a trans* character on Glee, Unique. I expressed concern about how the creators were going to handle the presentation of Unique’s storyline and how realistic it would appear because despite Glee’s track record of presenting those who in other outlets are underrepresented, sometimes the verisimilitude of these storylines can be sadly lacking. I was hoping Unique’s storyline would follow the more realistic story of Santana coming out to her grandmother, who was not accepting. Unfortunately, most people who come out do not receive a welcoming reception from family, so to present the situation in such a way more realistically depicted coming out, which is one of the most daunting things people in the LGBTQ* community face. We need representation in the media to allow people from without the community to see what it is really like to be a part of the community. Creating that connection can help us in steps toward equality.
Aisha Tyler (The Talk) joins Human Rights Campaign's Americans for Marriage Equality. Discover in video her strong message: "So let's save traditional marriage by letting gays marry, because we straight people are f**king it up."
Rosie O'Donnell found the perfect Christmas gift for Michele Bachmann : a gaydar gun !