When Jonathan Allen turned 18, his parents kicked him out of the house. Not because he was a delinquent, and not because he was a bad kid. They kicked him out because he is gay. How sad and unoriginal.
But that never stopped Jonathan from pursuing his dreams of being a singer. Alone in the world, he made it all the way to the America’s Got Talent stage to cover Luciano Pavarotti’s now forever recurring talent show piece Time To Say Goodbye.
After the closing the song, the entire audience jumped to their feet, including all the judges.
“Your family may have disowned you, but with your talent, this show has become your family,” said Howie Mandel.
Not only did Danielle ask her long time girlfriend to get married at the Macklemore & Ryan Lewis show in Omaha, Nebraska, but the band and their tour manager helped her do one better by orchestrating this video of her popping the question on stage in front of the entire cheering audience.
To answer such a ridiculous question, Hart had to give an equally ridiculous answer. So she explains, “I like watermelon,” and proceeds to dance around his living room in a real watermelon bikini and bra.
“Just because you love something doesn’t mean you have to dress like it?”
While America and other Western countries are hyper focused on the debate over same sex marriage legislation, many people overlook the fact that 76 countries in the world still criminalize people of the LGBT community.
Around the globe in 2013, gays are still treated as second class citizens, with some even facing the death penalty.