Hill's apology was genuine, coming from someone who knew he'd let down his friends, his fans, and himself, and who was ashamed. It came from someone who had thought deeply about what he'd said and what the ramifications were and realized that he couldn't just delete it out of his life.
Jonah Hill gives emotional apology over homophobic slur on Jimmy Fallon's Tonight Show: "The word I chose was grotesque."
There are a number of things you can do. You can walk around the streets looking as though you just smelled something disgusting, your face a permanen...
The first one to watch is Texas, where briefings are due in early July. That state's marriage-equality ban has already been declared unconstitutional, but now we have to wait for an appeal to work its way through the system.
Another June. Another reason to celebrate LGBTQ Pride. Last year, I wrote: "It is that time of year again: June, when we celebrate gay pride.
In a moving moment for the local LGBT community, Seattle's first openly gay mayor, Ed Murray, was joined by civil rights leaders and supporters in raising the Pride flag over Seattle City Hall Sunday, June 1.
Love is so easy to recognize sometimes. On Tuesday of last week, Mike, my mother's boyfriend of seven years, called me to let me know that he would be asking her to marry him. I'm not sure that he was really asking my permission, but I would have gladly granted him permission.
Simply put, we homosexuals are faced with the greatest civil rights battle of our time. Although we have not completely mastered the idea of equal rights among women and minorities, our battle to be recognized as human beings and citizens of this country has just started.
This week I talked with Sylvain Bruni, President of Boston Pride, which takes place June 6 through June 15, 2014. This is the 44th celebration of Boston Pride, and this year's theme is "Be Yourself, Change the World."
I no longer wish toxic harm on those high school bullies, but I sometimes regret that I let their homophobia damage the chords of my gay voice. It's coming back but the higher octaves have given way to a more seasoned, jazzy baritone.
The Normal Heart remembers moments, then reinvents others, and it reminds me that AIDS fiction is not the truth but a reflection on the emotional truth of an epidemic. That's all I ask for. Lie to me about the look of a lesion and I will forgive you. Lie to me about the emotional truth of the epidemic and I'll pitch you out like an old AZT bottle.
Improvements in the fight for gay rights! And Kim Kardashian and Kanye West got married! No better way to sum up those topics than with Frozen's "Let It Go"! Because if Disney doesn't make you happy, nothing will.
The movie is garnering much attention because of the extraordinary star power -- not unlike how the celebrity of Hanks helped to propel Philadelphia. But, as with Philadelphia, it is the humanity imbued in a story being told at a necessary time that promises to enrapture audiences.
History shows us that critics--outliers, whistleblowers, radicals of various kinds -- are usually the first to be silenced, so we should never be complicit in the work of silencing those with whom we disagree.
A doctoral student at Columbia University complains that political scientists have been ignoring the 25 million residents of Appalachia. He is correct.
He grew up and so did his shadow; but the older he got the more he realized that everywhere he went his rainbow cast its shadow. Society feared it most.