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#FlashBackFriday-But You're Gay

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As I write this post, my mind goes back to a hot August day.  It was the beginning of my Friday before the big campus parties and my homegirl "Cree," and I were eating lunch.   Cree asked me "Yannick, what type of work did you do back home." "I work as a church musician and I used to work at a hardware store," I replied as I munched on my good old cheeseburger.   I looked up and Cree had this puzzled look on her face. It was like her face had became numb and she replied "But You're Gay."   I couldn't do anything but laugh.   It had me thinking to myself "Does my sexuality determine what type of job I should have?"   Many people often have the stereotype that Gay Men, Transgender people, and gender non conforming people often can only snag call center jobs, office jobs, fast food jobs, and stereotypically Hairdressers or make up artists.     This misconception is entirely untrue.  Would you believe it if I told you that I'v…

Jack Black Fights Stereotypes in "The School of Rock"

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@XemVanAdams But a KWEEN!!!!

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Xem VanAdamsis one handsome, awesome, comic youtuber and he stands up for the kids.  Well in a recent video he tells us to "Think like a Gay Man, but Act Like a Kween." What is a "kween?" A Kween is the stereotypical, flamboyant, gay in the group.  Get into Xem's philosophy below.