The Real World: Pedro movie will hit MTV April 1st. For ye younguns; Pedro was the first gay HIV positive man ever on television. (@nerve)
You must check this out right now — it’s what the photo above is from — Sophia Wallace‘s Truer “seeks to engage the viewer in questioning pervasive visual depictions of truth in love, gender norms, and feminine beauty.” (@artslant via @sugarbutch).
Via Illinois native Intern Vashti: Civil Unions bill moves to Illnois House Floor. Vashti says: “The battle for gay rights isn’t limited to the coasts — if this bill passes, Illinois will be the first Midwestern state to allow any sort of legal recognition for homosexual couples.” (@the chicago tribune)
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