5 LGBT things you need to know today, April 21
Patrick Saunders April 20, 2015 2:07 pm 5 LGBT Things
April 21, 2015
1. In a new poll, those surveyed say by a 51 percent to 35 percent margin that it’s no longer practical for the Supreme Court to ban same-sex marriages because so many states have legalized them. Close to half of respondents said they have a gay or lesbian family member or close friend who is married to someone of the same sex.
2. Students at a Pennsylvania high school held an “Anti-Gay Day” protest last Thursday, wearing coordinated flannel shirts, writing the words “anti-gay” on their hands and putting Bible verses on LGBT students’ lockers. The protest occurred a day after the school’s Gay-Straight Alliance’s Day of Silence.
3. “A homosexual man is a man 100%. He does not need to dress homosexual. When homosexuality is exhibited to the extreme – to say, ”˜Ah, you know I’m homosexual’ – that has nothing to do with me. A man has to be a man.” Designer Giorgio Armani in an interview with London’s Sunday Times.
4. Bruce Jenner tells Diane Sawyer that his family members “are the only ones I’m concerned with” in this clip from their upcoming two-hour special airing on ABC this Friday, April 24 at 9 p.m.
5. VIDEO OF THE DAY: Check out this clip from 1975 of Elton John, Cher, Bette Midler and Flip Wilson doing a medley of 1970s hits on “The Cher Show.” (h/t Queerty)