The GAY thread

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  1. dots

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    Graphically descriptive and quite accurate! :D
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    :cheer2:
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    this thread is so

    GAY!!!!

    :40beers:
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    :rollin: :cheer: :grope: :biggrinbo HURRAY for GAY!!!!! :respec: :cheer2: :rockstar: :psoty:
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    We interrupt this gay par-TAY thread to bring you this breaking news:

    Twitter:

    Such good news! :cheer:

    EDIT:

    Pride Weekend is gonna be extra AWE*SOME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :summer:

    Please resume the par-TAY...

    :rockstar: :hat1: :glamor: :psoty: :fan21: :nopryde:
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    Totally go to Google. Type in "gay pride" and watch how the results page changes its graphics. :)
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  14. GarrAarghHrumph

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    It's gay pride day in the US tomorrow. It's also the anniversary of the Stonewall riots.
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    Very cool!
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    Oh, I see now. I have to admit I had to google the Stonewall riots though.
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    In Vancouver, Pride Weekend happens the first weekend in August. (It's a long weekend for B.C. Day.) So I don't see this thread as a one-off Gay Day thread...so I hope it stays around for a while.

    :D :respec: :shizuka1: :psoty: :cheer2: :gallopin1 :40beers: :smokin:
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    I hope everyone's having a GAY-tastic pride weekend. Sadly it ends tomorrow at midnight, so do go out and celebrate!!!!

    Us Californians can finally wed! YEAH!!! :wuzrobbed :wuzrobbed

    Funny story, an old lady actually came to picket my house. lol Poor thing I had to call her daughter to come and pick her up.

    Farfaraway, well this is your party too. Isn't June pride month around the world? This weekend is your holiday too! Let's drink to us brother! :40beers:



    Ok that has to be the gayest video ever :lol: and yet it's really HOT

    Tonight I'm having a gay-film marathon night, and I'm going to star with Latter Days ( super corny but oh so gratifying)

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=koZfdNyJObk

    Anyone knows of a good gay themed movie?
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    Besides the usual suspects MILK and BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN?

    Old, kind of out-of-date, but the first one I ever saw>The BOYS IN THE BAND. Also LONGTIME COMPANION and PHILADELPHIA. :wuzrobbed

    PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT, TO WONG FOO, and the French LA CAGE films are always fun. :)
    (but get the FRENCH versions...not THE BIRDCAGE)

    An interesting and moving film about a man transitioning from male to female, and the impact it has on his wife and kids>NORMAL.

    BOYS DON'T CRY is good...sad, but good. :(

    A really good British mini-series about lesbians in Victorian London>TIPPING THE VELVET.
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    We had such fun in Helsinki Pride March and picnique afterwards yesterday! There were more people than ever. Even the husband of our former president (who is a she) was marching! And people, who were watching, hoorayed and supported a lot!:cheer:
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    Yes! BIG EDEN.

    It's the best gay movie I've ever seen. For once it's not about 20 year old twinks with perfect bodies having sex. It's about relationships and intimacy and, even better, it's a romantic comedy with a happy ending. Set in a small town in Montana--sort of a happy version of Brokeback Mountain. Here's a short video with the director, Thomas Bezucha, talking about his inspiration for the film: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DYi0uvYFWw8

    Definitely worth the watch for all gay people, of every age, race, shape and size. Happy Pride!
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    If any of y'all are on Twitter and want to follow a great, loving guy, I recommend openly gay voice-over actor ("In a world where..." movie trailers, etc.)/author/activist Ben Patrick Johnson @benpatrick90069 - he's so positive, inspirational, sweet, and a bodybuilding hunkorama! :)

    http://www.sharewallpapers.org/d/18071-2/Ben Patrick Johnson 001.jpg

    P.S. But sorry, boys, he's taken...his bf is another bodybuilder...a Latino hunkorama. ;)
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    Check out Ma Vie En Rose. It's a French film about a little boy who wants to be a girl and how his family and communities deal with it.
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    This is great!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :respec:

    I love hearing about the various celebrations in other countries...it's a big old GAY WORLD!!! :glamor:

    EDIT: via Blabbeando ‏@Blabbeando / Twitter...

    Whoa! RT @zeynep_erdim: #Rainbow flag covers #Istanbul's #Tunel square #pride #lgbt #gay #gayprideistanbul2013 https://pbs.twimg.com/media/BOBy5gfCAAIqy9r.jpg

    #istanbulpride #lgbt #Syrians unite #SyrianLGBTIPride #SyrianLGBTPride #gaypride #gay #syria #lgbtme #syrlgbt
    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/BOBip2ECAAMawkt.jpg

    Istanbul LGBTI pride march now #direnayol #direngezi #occupygezi
    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/BOBIKQECEAIrE8M.jpg

    Istanbul pride RT @aforgutu: #lgbti #lgbt
    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/BOBPIZfCIAAsgXb.jpg

    LGBT Pride day/night in Guayaquil, Ecuador http://bit.ly/19My5aR *& http://bit.ly/19My3Qd *via @Isaialvarez

    "Marriage equality NOW" is the theme of Costa Rica LGBT Pride #MatrimonioIgualitarioYA via @FDIcr https://pbs.twimg.com/media/BOBsJFMCMAETb0U.jpg

    Latin American PFLAG organizations march at LGBT Pride in Lima, Peru http://bit.ly/19MwZM8 via @adolruizf

    LGBT Pride in the coastal city of Playas, Ecuador via @TVPACIFICPLAYAS
    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/BN5QvGpCIAIm-0S.jpg

    Moment of silence for Clément Méric at LGBT Pride in Barcelona, Spain via @UnitatvsRacisme
    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/BN9FOLXCIAAkwSF.jpg

    NOTE: Clément Méric was a young French gay rights activist; he was recently murdered by a gang of anti-gay thugs.

    LGBT Pride in Mexico City, Mexico via @anodis and @Bearmex
    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/BN89zEkCYAApXB4.jpg

    LGBT Pride in Bogotá, Colombia via @Angelicaedilesa and @ruedita5
    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/BOBXtmuCcAAx3RB.jpg

    LGBT Pride in Venezuela via @fjreyna and @VenezuelaDiversa
    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/BOBh_jDCYAAAXGW.jpg

    LGBT pride in Guatemala via @GayGuatemala
    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/BN-VHMgCEAAzMIi.jpg

    Rain at LGBT Pride in Bogotá, Colombia via @ColombiaDiversa
    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/BOB8QEHCMAIR8IL.jpg

    LGBT Pride in Caracas, Venezuela via @fjreyna
    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/BOBt5CdCQAAcec1.jpg

    "Not everything is sex, parties & alcohol, it's also liberation, rights & mobilization": LGBT Pride in Medellin [Colombia] https://pbs.twimg.com/media/BOCCfLhCEAAFoVb.jpg

    IBM, Hewlett-Packard & Bank of America present at LGBT Pride rally in Costa Rica #MatrimonioIgualitarioYA https://pbs.twimg.com/media/BOCEe93CUAAOZ0x.jpg
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    Wow, it's stunning how little lesbians have done for the community..............WTF??? :huh:

    P.S. I am editing this post right now because I put an H where the T should be in "stunning". What an appropriate error!
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    Yeah, unfortunately, gender bias ain't just a straight thang. :wall:

    And if one watches da gayz portrayed on television, one would think the only gays are buff**, white men.

    http://www.glaad.org/publications/whereweareontv12

    As far as we've come, there's still a looooooooooooooooooooong way to go.

    **Except for Cam on Modern Family...not so buff. :p
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    The NYC Pride parade stepped off at noon! :gallopin1

    Edie Windsor (who brought the DOMA case) is their Pride Marshal...LOVE HER:

    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/BOBN4KKCcAAoSsb.jpg

    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/BOBhAt8CUAAc6ea.jpg

    Broadway Impact marchers:

    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/BOBOHJvCYAAlBqC.jpg

    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/BOBT22OCYAAdcgX.jpg

    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/BOBhYWoCEAI2IYG.jpg

    Misc. pix:

    NYPD and the Gay Officers Action League

    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/BOBcjyaCUAAgBEz.jpg

    A mom shows support for her lesbian daughters

    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/BOBtZUlCEAA5Sby.jpg

    Mayoral candidate Chris Quinn (the red-head in the foreground)

    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/BOBdHBvCMAAGeFq.jpg

    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/BOB2naICQAAVdXA.jpg

    She put a ring on it! :glamor:

    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/BOBrWKSCUAAZNp0.jpg

    Gays WIN, Haters LOSE!

    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/BOBqse5CMAARrb1.jpg

    What's a parade without a marching band! :barrel

    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/BOBpJy4CQAAOz2Q.jpg

    The Stonewall Inn

    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/BOB17n2CMAEdFRU.jpg

    Lambda Legal folks

    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/BOBzDduCUAAxA5G.jpg

    California REPRESENTS in NYC!

    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/BOBwn_LCIAAtlsY.jpg

    Save a horse, ride a COWBOY! :gallopin1

    http://instagram.com/p/bMcKplxCsl/

    From Minnesota Pride: https://pbs.twimg.com/media/BOBw-OgCUAAtkw0.jpg

    San Francisco Pride:

    Grand Marshal stage/screen/recording artist Cheyenne Jackson (in NY cap) w/MSNBC's Thomas Roberts

    http://instagram.com/p/bMS1uEBFeP/

    AFER crew - Dustin Lance Black, writer of MILK, is in the white T-shirt

    http://instagram.com/p/bMUEK6J1i6/

    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/BOCFwqeCcAA7hiK.jpg

    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/BOB0yIfCYAAr5hj.jpg

    And from Toronto, Ontario, CANADA:

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    Fantastic to see all the pride events and people coming out and being themselves! :cheer: You can feel the change in the air!!!

    For some reason I feel nostalgic(probably all the wine I've been drinking since the morning :nopryde: ) I'm so in love with life that I can burst!!!!



    I love being GAY GAY GAY!!!!!!!! :inavoid:


    I love Mi Vie en Rose too! I'm going to watch it with Big Eden(I just looked up and looks very promising). Thanks for the reccomendation guys/girls.

    PS: I agree PeterG. lesbians are a majorly underappreciated in the LGBT movement.
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    More from Pride Weekend via Twitter:

    lambda legal at #nycpride
    http://instagram.com/p/bMok1bHF58/

    Happy #Pride #NYC from Team @lambdalegal !!
    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/BOCEpcOCEAAbVVm.jpg

    Edith Windsor on Christopher Street as THUNDEROUS chants of "EDIE! EDIE!" echo down the blocks! #NYCPride #HERO
    https://o.twimg.com/2/proxy.jpg?t=H...s=2JVb1RIcxQPFqpRowoy9uaJ6rLfdjSXM6pgQccT7Z0o

    #Mariners make history, becoming first major professional team to fly Pride flag, today at Safeco Field:
    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/BOCTngrCMAIcoM5.jpg

    Happy #Pride from #Chicago!
    https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?...74767054666.121068.107948549666&type=1&ref=nf

    15 pics of p-Op culture: Gay pride
    By Jonathan Capehart, Published: June 28, 2013 at 7:00 am

    http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-partisan/wp/2013/06/28/15-pics-of-p-op-culture-gay-pride/
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    http://www.lgbtqnation.com/2013/06/...in-wash-raises-equality-flag-on-space-needle/

    First gay couple married in Wash. raises equality flag on Space Needle

    ELAINE M. THOMPSON | Associated Press
    Sunday, June 30, 2013

    SEATTLE — The two women who were the first same-sex couple to be granted a marriage license in Washington State were grand marshals for the annual Seattle Pride Parade on Sunday.

    A group of Boy Scouts carrying American flags were the first marchers in the parade, attracting cheers and sustained applause. One of the adults marching with about a dozen scouts, David O. McGrath of Ammon, Idaho, said they decided to participate after being told by their scouting council they were not allowed to march.

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    Jane Abbott Lighty, left, and her wife Pete-e Petersen turn toward photographers and supporters as they take a turn raising a giant marriage equality flag atop the Space Needle Sunday, June 30, 2013, in Seattle. The two, who are the first same sex couple to be granted a wedding license in Washington State, were marshals in the annual Seattle Pride Parade later Sunday.

    About 200 groups, ranging from “Dykes on Bikes” to a Seattle Police Department car with “just married” painted on the rear window, participated in the parade, with thousands lining the parade route on a warm, sunny Seattle day.

    http://www.lgbtqnation.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/Seattle-Pride-2-410x288.jpg
    A giant marriage equality flag, with an “equal” symbol inside an outline of Washington state, flutters atop the Space Needle Sunday, June 30, 2013, in Seattle.

    http://www.lgbtqnation.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/Seattle-Pride-4-410x273.jpg
    Seattle interim Police Chief Jim Pugel, right, wears a rainbow umbrella hat as he stands with Assistant Chief Dick Reed before beginning to march with other police officers in the Gay Pride parade Sunday, June 30, 2013, in Seattle.

    http://www.lgbtqnation.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/Seattle-Pride-3-410x294.jpg
    Bryan Fabert drums as he marches in the annual Gay Pride parade Sunday, June 30, 2013, in Seattle.

    Seattle Police Officer Bob Peth was driving and his husband, Aaron Fletcher, was in the passenger seat. They were married Dec. 9, the first day of legal gay weddings in Washington State.

    There were many references to gay marriage, including several couples in tuxes or wedding gowns, along with a woman who was parading inside a giant, hoop-style wedding gown float, which was at least 15-feet high. Shaun Knittle and Yee-Shin Huang, wearing “Just Married” T-shirts, kissed as they walked down the middle of the street.

    West Seattle couple Jane Abbot Lighty and Pete-e Petersen helped lead the parade and also stood on the Space Needle on Sunday morning to raise a giant marriage equality flag above the Seattle icon.

    The flag featuring a red equal sign made its first appearance atop the Space Needle.

    Lighty and Petersen threw kisses to the crowd from the red convertible they rode in.

    Veterans for Peace carried signs saying “Free Bradley Manning.” Librarians performed a synchronized routine with book carts.

    Employee organizations from a variety of corporations participated, including Starbucks, Google, Alaska Airlines, Microsoft, Group Health, Fred Meyer, Macy’s, Verizon and Delta Airlines

    Across town, the Seattle Mariners flew the rainbow flag during their game Sunday against the Chicago Cubs.

    A group called Seattle Out & Proud says the Mariners will be the first Major League Baseball team to publicly fly the gay pride flag. But Mariners spokeswoman Rebecca Hale says she cannot confirm that Seattle is first.
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    The photos are blocked. :(
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    All or just certain ones? Are you using a filtered computer? :confused:

    All show up for me in Google CHROME. :fan21:

    Anyone else having any problems?
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    All of them and my computer is not filtered. I don't use Google Chrome.

    This is the message I get:

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    We'll wait and see if anyone else has a problem; I can access them without difficulty. I'm not a techie, so I have no idea why there's a problem; sorry. :shuffle: