Like this would ever happen in the U.S.
Matthew Mitcham, the gay Australian diver who shocked the Beijing Olympics by snagging a gold in the 10-meter platform, will soon be featured on a series of Olympic stamps from the Australian Post. But, according to a report from Outsports, he has yet to snag a sponsorship deal.
Mitcham has said nothing about any of this, since the Morning Herald reports that he is vacationing in France with his partner, Lachlan Fletcher (photo), and won’t be back until next month. It is way too early to make a judgment yet about whether Mitcham being open about his sexuality will have a negative impact on his endorsement potential. He has by choice taken himself out of the limelight for some down time, and his manager did not return repeated phone calls from the Morning Herald.
Georgia School Superintendent Richard Woods – who last year blasted protections for transgender students – is again targeting LGBT students as he kicks off his re-election campaign. READ MORE »
It’s been an epic April of LGBT events in Atlanta. Well, hope you’re rested up, because it shows no signs of stopping. Close out the month with plays, parties and people every way you turn. READ MORE »
How do you ease into a long, hard weekend of partying for Atlanta Bear Pride? With the official Warm Up Party at Woofs, that’s how. READ MORE »
When bears head to the Jungle, there is bound to be good trouble. Dancing, cocktailing and late-night fun to celebrate Atlanta Bear Pride. READ MORE »
State Sen. William Ligon earned the scorn of lawmakers and progressives alike when his anti-LGBT antics killed a popular adoption bill in the Georgia legislature. Now, even Ligon's anti-gay political bedmates are criticizing him. READ MORE »