Former Secretary of State Hilary Clinton has officially come in support of Gay marriage. It’s a tell tell sign, that Mrs. Clinton is eyeing running for President of the United States in 2016.
“LGBT Americans are our colleagues, our teachers, our soldiers, our friends, our love ones, and they are full and equal citizens and deserve the rights of citizenships. That include marriage.” – Hillary Clinton
Check out her video with the Human Rights Campaign after the jump. Continue Reading
(Pictured: Tron from WhatsTheT.com & Ron at Sizzle 2010)
As I was preparing the WhatsTheT weekly wrap-up newsletter late tonight, I received word that a friend and supporter of my site had passed. I wouldn’t normally post about a followers death on my blog but there are some that leave an everlasting impression on you and Jaron “Ron” Madison was one of them. Continue Reading
Sad news out of Los Angeles today, CNN has confirmed that 47-year-old Rodney King has died. Police found King at the bottom of the pool after receiving a 911 call from his fiancee Cynthia Kelley. CPR was administered by authorities but there was no response. He was later pronounced dead at 6:11am at a local hospital.
In 1991, Los Angeles Police beat Rodney King after a high speed car chase. The beaten was caught on video tape and sparked one of the biggest riots in LA history and raised racial awareness across the country.
In just a few hours, ABC World News Tonight with Diane Sawyer will air part of an exclusive interview President Barack Obama did today for Good Morning America which will air tomorrow morning confirming that on a personal level he believes same sex marriage should be legal.
For the 8 years, President Obama has been in the oval office, Obama has dodged the gay marriage question and his stance, once agreeing that civil unions was enough to protect gay couples. But from the looks of this upcoming interview, Obama’s “evolving” opinion on the subject appears to be concrete now.
Check out this 2 minute clip as well as some incerpts from the sit down interview which will air tomorrow morning on ABC Good Morning America. Continue Reading
Take an hour away from your favorite reality show tonight to watch President Obama State of the Union Address at 9pm ET. The broadcast will be aired via televison, radio, and Internet. You can watch the address right on your laptop right HERE.
The enhanced broadcast online provided by the White House will allow viewers to see charts, stats and data that helped inform President Obama’s policy decisions as he delivers his speech to the Nation.
What are you looking for President Obama in his State of the Union address?
While tech giants Apple and Microsoft may be night and day in the tech world, the two companies seem to at least agree on some things in the world, including support for Same Sex marriage. MacObserver reports that this past Thursday, Microsoft issued a statement on their official blog in support of two bills currently in the Washington state legislature that address civil marriage and domestic partners. According to the site Microsoft joins five other major corporations including Nike, Vulcan, RealNetworks, Group Health Corporation, and Concur in support of the state bills.
Check out what Microsoft had to say about the importance of gay marriage in the state of Washington, which is where Microsoft is headquartered. Continue Reading
The GA Voice reports that two men were beaten and robbed late Sunday night after leaving the popular gay bar, Blakes, located in the Piedmont Midtown area.
The men, identified as Drew Childs and Trenton Thieler, told the Atlanta Police Department they were robbed at 9th Street and Argonne Avenue. The police received the call at about 2:40 a.m.
Childs and Theiler had left Blake’s, located on 10th Street, and were walking toward Argonne Avenue when they said they were approached by two black men who struck Theiler on the back of his head. Theiler ran to 10th Street to escape and the the two men then attacked Childs, hitting him in the face several times and taking his wallet, according to the APD.
One of the victims tweeted the next day after the mugging “What a night. Said good-bye to all my friends, got mugged, and woke-up in an ambulance. #wondrous #hateatlanta”. The Midtown Piedmont area has been no stranger to muggings. Last year, several muggings took place in the area including Piedmont Park where Atlanta Police promised to beef up security.
For those visiting Atlanta weekend for the big MLK holiday, make sure you are parking in well lit areas, traveling in groups, and being vigilant. Our Top 10 Rules for Atlanta Black Gay Pride actually can be applied during this weekend as well.
This week the big international Consumer Electronic Show (CES) kicked off yesterday in Las Vegas where some of the biggest technology companies introduced their new electronic gadgets coming out for the New Year. While most company’s have focused on their products during their presentations on the first night, good ole Microsoft decided to take a TOTALLY different approach with their introduction on Monday night and introduced CES guests to the VERY FIRST….. waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaait for it …….TWEET CHOIR!
I’ll cease typing now and let you meet the Tweet Choir for yourself! Continue Reading