Some of the best Mass Effect costumes caught on film by photographer LJinto. Taken during the 2011 SDCC ”BioWare Costume Contest”.
Ford Nucleon (1958)
For your nuclear-powered basic needs. It was never produced, but its concept remains an inspiration even today.
From the SFGate, this article touches on quite a few important/relevant issues (and has also been called “The Daily Heartbreaker”):
“Citing the Defense of Marriage Act, the Obama administration denied immigration benefits to a married gay couple from San Francisco and ordered the expulsion of a man who is the primary caregiver to his AIDS-afflicted spouse.”
The Pink Triangle
* The Pink Triangle was a badge designated for gay/homosexual (male) prisoners in the Concentration Camps during World War II
—> Pink Triangles were considered the “lowest” / “most insignificant” prisoner
(Pink Triangles could be paired with other triangles, like the yellow triangle, marking a prisoner as gay and Jewish)
* It is estimated over 50,000 men were detained/sentenced to punishment for being homosexual from 1933-1945
—> Estimated 5,000 - 15,000 of those men were sent to concentration camps
—> There is no official record of how many of those prisoners would go on to perish in the camps
— The play/film BENT focuses on the Pink Triangles
*In the 1970s the Pink Triangle was adopted by the gay rights movement(s) as a symbol of solidarity and pride
—> Some people link the reclaiming of the Pink Triangle with the release of THE MEN WITH THE PINK TRIANGLE (a memoir of survivor Heinz Heger)
Danny was out of town so I thought I’d keep Kristine company. I had spoken to her on the phone earlier in the week. I told her I might come by. I didn’t tell Danny.
Kristine lived in an apartment about 3 blocks from where I worked. So, instead of driving home, I bought three bottles of…