Its usually a good thing when gay bloggers get featured in the traditional media for the role that they can play strengthening the LGBT community. Its even better when the gay bloggers featured are from DC and are doing such great work as Ben Carver, Michael Eichler and Zack Rosen of The New Gay.
Here's Zack featured in the Washington Post article Come Out, Then Branch Out:
"You come out into this culture that you had no hand in creating, and you're expected to conform to it if you want to have friends or sexual partners," Rosen said. "One of the greatest tragedies in gay life is that you spend the first 18 or 20 or however many years of your life feeling as an outsider -- and then you come out, and still . . . you may not want to come into this fabulous world of big, mega dance club music with all these guys in Hollister T-shirts. It's one way people live, but it's not you. One of the tag lines of [the New Gay] is: 'Be gay and be yourself,' and here, it's often very hard to do both."