Happy Friday the 13th!

I advise throwing glitter over your left shoulder to ward off any bad luck today.

We’ve got some new visitors this week, thanks to Equality Loudoun and Doorbell Queen. Thanks for the warm welcome!

You need to see this gallery of Queer Kids in America, an ongoing project by photographer M. Sharkey.

‘Real L Word’ cast member Somer takes a light-hearted look at a few misconceptions about lesbians.

New York Times: Exodus International founder says homosexuality can’t be cured, and reparative therapy is harmful. He still believes homosexual behavior is wrong. But hey, baby steps.

Are you a gamer? Do you hate bigotry? You should maybe sign this pledge.

“So when heterosexuals ask, ‘Why did it take so long for [Anderson Cooper] to come out?’ I reply with a question of my own: ‘Why did it take you so long to make him feel safe enough to do so?'” Read the rest of this fantastic essay here.

John “Captain Jack” Barrowman talks about Illegal to be You, his latest project to combat bigotry.

After the faux controversy that was the rainbow Oreo ad, Youtube comedian Chescaleigh calls homophobia the new weight loss plan.

Tumblr of the Week

Art of Transliness

Song of the Week

Frank Ocean broke our hearts with “Bad Religion,” a song about unrequited love from his new album Channel Orange.

Each week, Fabulous Friday will feature relevant links and a song by an LGBTQ artist. Have a suggestion? Email it to queerphc@gmail.com.