From Charice Pempengco to Jake Zyrus: A Moving TransitionLGBT Icon Edith Windsor Dies in the USPierre Bergé (1930-2017)

From Charice Pempengco to Jake Zyrus: A Moving Transition

(Blogmensgo, gay blog of September 20, 2017) Her name was Charice Pempengco, and she became known internationally as a singer and an actor, playing Sunshine Corazon in the US TV series Glee. His name is Jake Zyrus, and he is a singer, too. In fact, both persons are identical – a transgender man whose transition…
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LGBT Icon Edith Windsor Dies in the US

(Blogmensgo, gay blog of September 15, 2017) On September 12, 2017, Edith Windsor died at the age of 88. As a strong voice in the fight for gay rights, she had won her case when in 2013, the Supreme Court ruled that the US law of succession was homophobic and two years later legalized same-sex…
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Pierre Bergé (1930-2017)

(Blogmensgo, gay blog of September 10, 2017) On September 8, 2017, Pierre Bergé, Yves Saint Laurent’s longtime companion, died at the age of 86 and after a lengthy illness. Both men fought for LGBT subjects for many years, in France and internationally as well. Among other things, Bergé had founded the activist group Sidaction during…
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