With the combination of brand loyalty and $830 billion in disposable personal income, marketers are taking notice of the LGBT community Witeck cautioned that buying power is not synonymous with wealth. ‘There’s a lot of mythology about gay affluence or gay incomes,’ he said. ‘Along the way, gay people pretty much look a lot like other people.’
According to Rob Hardy and Jonathan Welford, founders of The Gay Dating Expert, it’s more common for members of the LGBTQ community to keep in contact with exes.
The members of ‘Telling Your Story’ meet weekly to share poetry and prose on preplanned prompts. This week’s theme is ‘Endless Joy.’ Some pieces are comedic, some lyrical, some depressing and cynical (some even more so about next week’s theme, ‘All My Exes Live in Texas’), and all are beautiful. Such describes the members of the writing group, themselves. Ranging in age from 62 to 88, the group in the room is certainly not lacking in personality and charisma.
This social and cultural landscape is where otherwise-confident predictions about the future get cloudy.
Time flies when you’re having fun!
As another year ends, we at Out Front wanted to take a moment to look back at some of our most memorable images of 2013.
Families in our community come in many different forms. We asked our readers to send photographs of who they call their families — whether it’s parents and siblings, partners, children, step-relatives, pets, or even roommates and friends.
Holidays should be a time of celebration and joy — not gift-giving anxiety. Find the perfect gifts to blaze through your list and get back to the festivities and people you love.
To celebrate the diversity of faith and spirituality in our community, Out Front met with local LBGT members of many traditions to hear their stories
As the world outside the dimly lit gay bars of the Mile High City evolves, the question bears asking: what are bar owners and managers doing inside to keep the kegs flowing as usual?
This newfound lesbian identity fit Bethea like a glove, and for several years she maintained a series of same-sex relationships and casual hookups. Yet even though sexual attraction toward women came easily to her, several of her hypermasculine friends in the music scene maintained that Jules Bethea was no lesbian — while at the same time, her maternal mates down at the gay bar would strongly proclaim ‘yes you are!’