If you're not familiar with Andy Lassner, chances are you've never watched an episode of The Ellen Show. Awkward selfies, family man confessions, and Bieber-shaming are some reasons why I've definitely found myself sifting through backlogs of Lassner tweets while riding the train to work in the morning. It's like falling down a rabbit hole of sarcasm and self deprecating delight.
Where are the new generation of Rosie O'Donnells? Gays that are fearless, not parsing words, not playing nice. The Chick-fil-A anti-gay controversy sure got the Rosies of America going but what amazes me is the relative silence concerning the more immediate potential game changer, the Romney/Ryan ticket.
Energetic and empathetic and always stylish, Kay Boutilier -- better known by her stage name "My Name is Kay" or MNIK for short -- rocked the We Day stage in Vancouver last week. At We Day, she got the 20,000 young people, and even some of their teachers, on their feet dancing. We got an opportunity speak with the 25-year-old backstage about the issues that matter most to her.