Category LGBTQ

BREAKING NEWS: Angry Protesters Beat Dead Horse in the “Red Stick”

the_avacado3On June 28th 2014, the eighth annual Baton Rouge Gay Pride Festival was completely undisturbed by the literally ones of disgruntled protestors who gathered outside the Belle of Baton Rouge Casino and Atrium.

The demonstrators were reported to inquire with minimal fervor “What does God have to say?” following up with desperately recycled assertions that equality equals sins for which sodomites must pay. Similar sentiments were displayed on large white signs by large white men, who were apparently inflicted by an “itis” or “food geloppi” that rendered them too impaired to picket at a relevant pitch.

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Alternately, inside the air-conditioned atrium, hundreds of LGBTQ citizens and their allies celebrated with community activist awards, alongside performances by Daphne MuShatt, The ...

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The Shiz Origin Story Featured in iO Tillett Wright’s “We Are You” Campaign

iO Tillett Wright’s Self Evident Truths project is a photographic document of 10,000 people in the USA that identify as ANYTHING OTHER than 100% straight. The project exists to spread awareness and understanding about a broader spectrum of human sexuality. We want to bring human stories from within the LGBTQ community to the world, so that we can begin to erase the boundaries between “Gay”, “Trans”, “Straight”, and “Other”.

Holding the belief that individual stories are our greatest tool in the struggle against discrimination, they’ve launched the “We Are You” campaign to collect LGBTQ spectrum stories from across the globe. The story of  The Shiz is featured on the official site at, where incidentally, Lilli’s head shows up on the homepage….


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