Retired football star Deion Sanders, who played in the NFL for the Atlanta Falcons, the San Francisco 49ers, the Dallas Cowboys, the Washington Redskins and the Baltimore Ravens. He is, of course, talking about Michael Sam. This is so important. (via Gay Star News)
Any sports fans who think there’ve never been any gay men on their favorite teams are just deluding themselves, I mean, come on.(via lifekillsrebels)
I don’t know if some of you have been to these live reads at LACMA, where a classic film is read live on stage by actors who just sit and read the script. We did one recently of American Pie, but we reversed the gender roles. All the women played men; all the men played women. And it was so fascinating to be a part of this because, as the women took on these central roles — they had all the good lines, they had all the good laughs, all the great moments — the men who joined us to sit on stage started squirming rather uncomfortably and got really bored because they weren’t used to being the supporting cast.
It was fascinating to feel their discomfort [and] to discuss it with them afterward, when they said, “It’s boring to play the girl role!” And I said, “Yeah. Yeah. You think? Welcome to our world!—Olivia Wilde crushing it when she talks about women in Hollywood. (via leanin)
always reject the notion that people Like You wouldn’t or couldn’t exist in ye olde past. because they did exist, just like you exist now! maybe it was hard. likely, it was hard. but you’re here now and they were there then! they made their own communities, they adapted to communities, they were an integral part of communities. just because popular conceptions of history hold that you have always been an outsider doesn’t mean it’s true, because it’s not.