Tying the Knot – movie review

A look at struggles of real gay couples in the US from the sixties to 2004 Tying the Knot is a documentary first premiered in May 2004 at the Tribeca Film Festival. The documentary was directed by Jim de Sève. His husband Kian Tjong was involved with the production along with a team of four … Continue reading

Thoughts on Homosexuality in Tunisia

Its Gay Pride month and how shameful to find out that a face book event calling for the first gay pride marsh to take place in Tunis got cancelled (or deleted over massive abuse reports?) and a new event got created instead: “Pour la marche ANTI-“Gay Pride” en TUNISIE” means “For an ANTI-Gay Pride marsh … Continue reading

On the EuroPride March: Lady Gaga speaks out for LGBT rights in the Middle East

Rome – Last night, Lady Gaga, the queer celebrity pop queen, sealed EuroPride March in Rome with a inspiring call to governments to defend LGBT rights and end discrimination and censorship. “Today and every day we fight for freedom. We fight for justice. We beckon for compassion, understanding and above all we want full equality NOW,” … Continue reading

What does tobacco have to do with gay pride?

  A Capitol Hill-based gay health organization, Gay City, made headlines recently for spearheading a new requirement for Seattle PrideFest registrants.  The requirement mandates that all vendors (including local non-profits) submit tobacco control policies in order to complete P rideFest registration.  This left many organizations scrambling to make sense of whyand what they were being asked (or, as some say, forced) … Continue reading