Reality TV to show some Jazz

JAZZ Jennings, who gained global recognition when she was named one of Time magazine’s most influential teenagers in 2014 and became the the face of skin care company Clean and Clear, is set to star in her own reality TV show.

She will be the first trans* teenager to get her own reality show.

The reality show will air on US TV station TLC, titled All That Jazz. It will be an 11-part series, and will premiere today (July 15, Australia’s July 16) and will document Jenning’s journey as she navigates life as a transgender teen.

H/T: TLC 

website-redevelopment-(5)Gosford Council unanimously supports marriage equality

GOSFORD Council has unanimously voted to support same-sex marriage and will write to state and federal MPs advising them of their decision.

Speaking to the Daily Telegraph, Cr Gabby Bowles said she felt “incredibly strongly” about this.

“As a parent I have not had the experience of one of my children coming out but I would like to think they had love and support,” she said.

“We are opening our arms and opening our hearts and saying loudly we are supporting the same sex community.”

In response to some who questioned the NSW Central Coast council’s role in wading into marriage equality issues, Cr Bowles assured the community life would go on as normal.

“The rates notices won’t be late, the libraries will open, the pools will open and the garbage will be collected,” she said.

H/T: dailytelegraph.com.au

Screen Shot 2015-07-15 at 5.27.55 pmWhere are all the happiest gay men?

ACCORDING to website Planet Romeo, gay men in Iceland is where the world’s happiest gay men are found.

The ranking of happiness was based on public opinion, public behaviour and life satisfaction.

Iceland ranked the highest, followed by fellow Scandinavian nations Norway, Denmark and Sweden. Gay men were the unhappiest in Uganda and Sudan.

New Zealand ranked 11th and Australia in 20th position, three ahead of the US.

Italian sports magazine feature gay couples kissing

ITALIAN sports magazine SportWeek grabbed headlines this week for publishing a gay rugby couple kissing on its cover.

The headline “who’s afraid of a kiss?” was accompanied by an image of Italy’s first gay-friendly rugby team in a story about “the last taboo” in sport.

While the backlash on social media witnessed its fair share of homophobic comments, it was balanced with support for the cover.

H/T: gaystarnews

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