It has been very hard over the weekend to not notice the news from Florida, first the amazing Christina Grimmie then the Pulse nightclub.
Grimmie came to my attention many years back when she did a cover of David Guetta's hit 'Titanium' and since then I always used to check her out every few weeks to see what else she has sang. I would say she has a bright future for her, but she was recognised - and rightly so! She was (and I feel bad having to use the term 'was' instead of 'is') recognised, not only through... [read more]
A few hours ago Channel 4 showed off on YouTube what their creative team, 4Creative, have got up to for the start of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. And being Channel 4 - notable for many years of LGBT related programmes - they decided to go gay with their promo.
The 90-second promo which will air on Channel 4, E4, More4 and 4Seven tomorrow (Friday) at 7pm, then at 9pm and 10:30pm tomorrow night on Channel 4 features a "bear" singing a very camp song, Gay Mountain. After watching this... [read more]
I was going to post about this around 2am when I saw it, but became a bit engrossed in random stuff on the iPlayer. However, better late than never, eh?
So, as you can see above, YouTube have decided to celebrate LGBT Pride "month" by placing a clickable rainbow coloured heart next to the main logo. When clicked, it goes to YouTubeUK's feature page with plenty of videos about a lot of lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender issues, support and doses of humour.
The hashtag #ProudToLove is heavily used throughout this aswell, because, as it mentions, "YouTube is... [read more]