Happy Sunday Funday! It’s a glorious day to be gay, and I’ve got proof in the form of a bunch of good gay news. Shall we scroll down?
Desmond Tutu’s Lesbian Daughter Just Got Gay Married
Oh, you heard right. Reverend Mpho Tutu, daughter of the one and only Desmond Tutu, married her partner Marceline van Furth in a small ceremony last week. Mpho is an ordained Episcopal priest and founder and Executive Director of the Tutu Institute for Prayer and Pilgrimage. Furth is a seasoned activist and a professor at the Vrije University in Amsterdam. The pair will have a larger, public ceremony in May, because we should all bear witness to this clearly very amazing love.
I Heard Ellen is Both Hilarious and Moving in This Speech
“I certainly didn’t set out to win any of the many, many, many, many awards I have received over the past years, but I have to say it’s a little strange to actually get an award for being nice and generous and kind, which is what we’re all supposed to do with one another. That’s the point of being a human.”
OK, Now It’s Official: Salt Lake City Has a Lesbian Mayor
+ Word on the street is that Uganda’s hella homophobic Aids Commission is about to be under the jurisdiction of the government – and, thus, one step closer to the UN’s requirements for organizations doing that work to, well, not be hella homophobic.
+ 2016 is gonna be a very gay year in California. Filed under: things that make me happy I live here now.
+ F*ck Roy Moore. Marriage equality is once again happening in Alabama.
Where the Bison Roam, Despite Setbacks
This bison was struck by lightning and survived. I know this isn’t as fluffy as a picture of a pile of kittens, but I hope it both inspires and deeply moves you today.