LGBT Pride Month is upon us, and YouTube sensation Singer/Songwriter Eli Lieb has a hot new project. Lieb is working with Allstate Insurance on a music video to encourage LGBT individuals to share their “Out Holding Hands” moments.
Great News! Defensive End Michael Sam was selected by the St. Louis Rams in the seventh round on Saturday, becoming the first publicly gay player to be drafted by an N.F.L. team.
As a senior for Missouri, Sam was a first-team all-American and was named the Associated Press defensive player of the year in the Southeastern Conference.
Sam, a now openly gay athlete, went public about his sexual orientation in February. His declaration produced a mostly positive reaction, but he is now set to enter uncharted territory, should he make the team, as the first openly gay male athlete in the N.F.L. Click here for more.
Today Southerners for the Freedom to Marry released a web ad featuring Mississippi-born musician Lance Bass and his fiancé Michael Turchin about their support for marriage for same-sex couples. The ad, the second in a series, is part of a $1 million campaign to grow majority support for marriage in the South. A March 5thpoll by the Washington Post/ABC News shows a majority of people in South support marriage for same-sex couples, with50% of Southerners in support and only 42% opposed.
Josh and Justen head for the batting cages in Los Angeles to meet our favotirte former MLB Player Billy Bean. Billy was the first pro baseball player to come out (after retiring) and is now a Real Estate agent in LA. Billy shares a little of his story and sees how well they can knock it ouit of the park.
Josh and Justen were tasked with driving down the Pacific Coast Highway on their way to Paso Robles where Josh has to confrront his fear of heights in a "high flying adventure". Will he be up to the task over the vineyards.
One week ago today, Compete Sports Diversity Awards & Stand Up MagazineAnniversary Engineered by Lexus took place at the Hyatt Regency in Downtown Los Angeles. Honored were several prominent atheletes, individuals, and organizations for either their courage or their work within the gay community. Honorees included:NBA athletes Jason Collins & Jarron Collins PBA Chamption Scott Norton, MLS athlete Robbie Rogers from the LA Galaxy; The Los Angeles Dodgers, National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) Helen Carroll; UCLA Softball Coach Kirk Walker, Sporting Events Pioneer Tom Whitm; National Gay Flag Football League, et al
Click on the right arrow above to view The Quest for "it"s interviews with: Destiny Le Femme, David Rae, Billy Bean, William Kapfer, Aaron Walton
We last left Josh and Justen with instructions to head to Blackbird Bar in the Castro to "Mix it up". Watch as they meet San FranciscoSupervisor Scott Wiener and try to make one of Blackbird'sfamous Neo-classic cocktails with one hand tied behind their back. Who will make the better cocktail, Josh or Justen?
Now on the West coast leg of the Out In GayCities series viewers are introduced to a new pair of drivers--enter Josh and Justen. In Episode 1, friends Josh and Justen are New Yorkers looking to find a new adventure and they kick off on their West Coast roadtrip getting the keys to a Lexus IS 350 F SportAll Wheel Drive. Watch as they get the royal welcome in San Francisco and learn to channel Ethel Merman.
at Madrid landmark Palacio de Cibeles to unveil a 19 metre tall CR7 by
Cristiano Ronaldo campaign image, featuring the global sports star
modelling a key item from his range. The campaign was shot by world
renowned photographer Giampaolo Sgura.
There is nothing more luxurious than the perfect cocktail. Certainly everyone should drink responsibly and when out on the quest one can drink "fashionably" with the help of this little cocktail suggestion
The St-Germain Cocktail
2 parts MARTINI Prosecco
1½ parts St-Germain
2 parts Club Soda
Method: Stir ingredients in a tall ice-filled Collins glass, mixing completely. Think of Paris circa 1947. Garnish with a lemon twist.
Variation: Think of Sartre circa 1947. Be the lemon twist.
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