Gay Pride Event Bans Cross-Dressing because It Might Offend Transgender People

Now, why would that offend transgender people? I thought these people were all one big happy family. Here’s the thing. You’ve got “cisgender” people, who are those who happen to identify with the gender they were born with. In other words, if you’re a male, and you also identify as a male, you’re considered cisgender. That has nothing to do with sexual orientation. Some of those cisgender people (straight or not, but mostly not straight) who attend these “gay pride” events like Read more […]

Burger King Enters LGBT Corner with Proud Whopper

With state-level gay marriage bans toppling like congregants at a Pentecostal revival, it makes sense that more and more corporations would be courting the LGBT community. The most recent corporation to cash in is Burger King, which played it safe with a local item—called the Proud Whopper—available at only one store on the route of San Francisco’s Gay Pride Parade. The Proud Whopper came packaged rather ostentatiously (what did you expect?) in neon rainbow striped paper. Other than that, Read more […]