In AugustJennifer became the first and only transgender billionaire in the world when she announced she would be identifying herself as a woman for all business and personal undertakings. The retail-rich pair are joined by Michael Kors, who became a billionaire this year. Some of these businessmen and women have used their fortunes to advocate for gay rights.
Last month, Forbes magazine released its list of the richest people in the world. Barney Frank. Do you model yourself after one of our picks?
Gay people spend about 30 percent more on average than mainstream tourists in Spain, according to government estimates, boosting an economy where tourism accounts for 12 percent of jobs. While a growing number of countries like France and Britain are introducing equal-rights legislation and promoting themselves to gay visitors, Spain is out in front. Even the conservative leadership of Madrid is embracing the phenomenon.
T wo weeks ago, along with Rhondda movie-goers, I was lying on a cricket pitch in Treorchy watching Freddie Mercury snog his boyfriend in Bohemian Rhapsody. The age of the crowd varied between 18 and 94 — and nobody so much as sniggered or blushed, but I smiled to myself. Amazingly, under ancient laws, men were still being prosecuted for meeting someone in a bar and taking them home.
Did you know that one in four LGBT adults reported not having enough money to feed themselves in the past year? How does this sync with the image of an LGBT community that is dripping with wealth? And what do the privileged among us owe to those who are hurting?
Some men of means seem to be happily married, but the truth is that a good number maintain a lavish lifestyle for secret gay lovers. A woman in Donholm, Nairobi, is said to have fainted when she stumbled upon her husband and his best friend on their matrimonial bed. How could she explain to her parents and in-laws, that the man she married, the exemplary son, father and hubby, was a closet homosexual?
We are often asked which countries we think are the most gay-friendly and welcoming. It's a hard one to answer. We can either look at it from our own personal perspective travelling as a gay couple, or from the point of view of LGBTQ locals by analysing a countries rights and laws.
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If you walk around neighborhoods like West Hollywood in Los Angeles, the Castro in San Francisco, and Boystown in Chicago, they are all very well-kept, expensive, and highly sought-after. As Badgett reminds us:. This episode drew on the following papers and studies, which you might wish to look through if the topic is of interest. Uhh, that may be less about gay people than "gay people who can afford to move to SF or NY, Chicago, etc.