You Can’t Save Them All

scared-black-manYou can’t save them all. It’s not for a lack of trying, because you actually do try. You try to be a good friend. You try to always be there, to let them know that it’s going to be alright.

But in the end, you can’t save them all.

The world is filled with many broken hearts, filled with many people going through unbearable emotional pain. And you try to fix them. You’ve gone through heartbreak, you’ve had your share of emotion-crushing depression and you always believe you can relate. You have that belief that if you could just reach out to them all, you’ll be making a difference in their lives.

But you can’t save them all. Continue reading

JK Rowling Educates Fan On Gay Dumbledore

dumbledore2_4JK Rowling loves tweaking the Harry Potter universe even though the books are finished, and one of her biggest reveals came in 2007 when she said that Dumbledore was gay. Now, even eight years later, people are still having trouble grasping the fact that gay wizards exist.

Twitter user @anakocovic21 tweeted to the author asking how Dumbledore could be gay, when she just couldn’t see him that way. Rowling, as succinct as always when dealing with things like this, responded with, “Maybe because gay people just look like… people?” Continue reading

Kenny Badmus Concludes…

10305256_10152517784885809_6347334716945849308_nIt’s been five days since Kenny Badmus ‘broke the internet’ with his coming out post on Facebook. And in that time, there have been both love and hate reactions from different people with access to the internet. The brand expert has acknowledged them all and had something to say to all that on Facebook. Read below:

‘In conclusion, having reviewed all emails, comments, hates and goodwill in the last couple of days, I’m happy to say this is not about us. It’s about the ones who don’t have the platforms to speak. Or the one whose voices have been muffled by the fear of being rejected. The culture of shaming and silence has harmed us as a people, especially in Africa. Continue reading