Of course we say we’re accepting and nurturing, but our own inaction may be putting queer youths at risk when they find themselves kicked out by their biological families. A new awareness campaign hopes to change that.
Eric Rofes, who died of an apparent heart attack on June 26, was an influential activist who authored several books on AIDS and gay culture and once served as director of the Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Center and the Shanti Project in San Francisco.
Her “Milkshake” brought us all to the dance floor, but there’s more to Kelis than that catchy 2003 jam. Since her 1999 debut she’s collaborated with Björk, P. Diddy, Moby, and Timo Maas—and married hip-hop superstar Nas. Her latest, Kelis Was Here, features the razor-sharp “Bossy.” Tell it like it is, girl!