Carrie Brownstein, my actual Joey Ramone, for Nylon Magazine
Photography by Parker Fitzgerald
Over the past four years of running Everyone Is Gay, thousands of you have shared your coming out stories with us – many of which included parents who didn’t believe you, who wondered what this meant for your future, who were concerned about religious beliefs, or who just didn’t know WHAT to say.
After spending hours and hours scouring the internet in search of some kind of digital resource for parents whose children have come out, we found NOTHING.
The Parents Project will be a digital presence, including videos, written advice, and resources dedicated toward helping parents understand their LGBTQ kids.
There’s just one problem…
We need equipment, web designers, publicists, managers… we need a TEAM to make this possible. That’s where YOU come in. We’ve partnered up with Indiegogo to raise the needed funds.
How does it work?
You donate, and we use those donations to put our plan into action.
In return for your help, we’ve created some pretty amazing rewards.
Parents, you guys. As much as we need them, they need us too. They need us to love them, to believe in them, and sometimes they need us to help them understand.
We love you. We need you.
Kristin & Dannielle
Hey, beans. We are trying to reach our halfway point of $25,000 by the end of tomorrow. Please help if you can!! xoxoxoxo
Nobody likes me maybe if I cry… #throwbackthursday #tbt
Omg, just listened to this. I can’t stop laughing. Jenny Owen Youngs and Kristin Russo. SO FUNNY.
meanwhile, deep in the heart of dixie… (at St Johns United Methodist Church)
Sara compares their songs to an orgasm for the audience, and makes a fist with her hand.
0.59. They way Tegan stares at Sara and BITES HER LIP when Sara says ‘every desire’…
From the other angle:
2:32- Sara: ‘Do you want to me to do one for you, Tegan? No?’
Sara: ‘Passionately desiring music since 1980..it’s Tegan.’
I have a bad habit of assuming I’ve annoyed people, and it usually ends up with me dropping communication and hoping they’ll be the ones to continue it.
We are thrilled to announce the premiere of our newest video, for Goodbye, Goodbye - directed by Natalie Rae Robison!
I wanted a video that captured the blur of communication that often leaves us feeling disconnected and isolated from each other. So many miscommunications, so little time!
Over the past 15 years, I have experienced deep connections with people through the exchange of emails and texts, only to discover later that a false sense of intimacy can leave a relationship wildly out of balance when you’re finally face to face. Of course there is a ton of motivation to correct the equilibrium when you’re getting into a relationship, but it is far more challenging and frustrating when you’re getting out of one! Falling in love is easy, breaking up is hard.
Goodbye, Goodbye is a sound off about rejection and the empowerment of shutting someone out after a break-up, but it’s also an acknowledgement of the distorted nature of intimacy that comes from communicating complex emotions through a cell phone or email. In a way we learn more about ourselves than each other when we interact this way. Our phones and computers are just mirrors for us to reflect again and again.
For those in Canada and elsewhere (excluding UK and Australia), you can view it at Huffington Post Canada.
For those in the UK, you can view it at Digital Spy.
For those in Australia, your premiere begins at 7am AEST at Digital Pages.