2 Guys Were Challenged To Come Up With The Gayest Song Ever. Here's The Result.

There's a fun-loving band called A Great Big World, and they have a song that says we are a little gay (and straight).

According to them, they play music in a "joyous kind of way." I have to agree.

This is their handsome band photo. See? Totally fun-loving.

They came up with a song called "Everyone Is Gay."

Because, well, maybe we are all just somewhere in the middle of gay and straight. The song is catchy, so get ready to be hooked.

In a nutshell, it says if you're gay, that's OK!

If you're straight, well, that's great!

Because we are all probably sitting on a scale somewhere between straightness and gayness.

There's no real way of knowing exactly where someone else sits on the sexuality scale unless they tell us.

Sexuality is a personal thing, and it can even change from time to time.

This song was written specifically for Everyone Is Gay, which has a great mission:

The founders, Kristin Russo and Dannielle Owens-Reid — who asked A Great Big World to write the gayest song ever— say they want "to improve the lives of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning/Queer (LGBTQ) youth using a three-pronged approach: providing honest advice to these youth while keeping them laughing; talking to students across the country in an effort to create caring, compassionate school environments; and working with parents of LGBTQ kids to help foster an ongoing dialogue and deeper understanding."

We are all just stuck in the middle, and coming out is a process for kids, families, and adults. If you'd like some more information about coming out, check out Everyone Is Gay.


If the past year has taught us nothing else, it's that sending love out into the world through selfless acts of kindness can have a positive ripple effect on people and communities. People all over the United States seemed to have gotten the message — 71% of those surveyed by the World Giving Index helped a stranger in need in 2020. A nonprofit survey found 90% helped others by running errands, calling, texting and sending care packages. Many people needed a boost last year in one way or another and obliging good neighbors heeded the call over and over again — and continue to make a positive impact through their actions in this new year.

Upworthy and P&G Good Everyday wanted to help keep kindness going strong, so they partnered up to create the Lead with Love Fund. The fund awards do-gooders in communities around the country with grants to help them continue on with their unique missions. Hundreds of nominations came pouring in and five winners were selected based on three criteria: the impact of action, uniqueness, and "Upworthy-ness" of their story.

Here's a look at the five winners:

Edith Ornelas, co-creator of Mariposas Collective in Memphis, Tenn.

Edith Ornelas has a deep-rooted connection to the asylum-seeking immigrant families she brings food and supplies to families in Memphis, Tenn. She was born in Jalisco, Mexico, and immigrated to the United States when she was 7 years old with her parents and sister. Edith grew up in Chicago, then moved to Memphis in 2016, where she quickly realized how few community programs existed for immigrants. Two years later, she helped create Mariposas Collective, which initially aimed to help families who had just been released from detention centers and were seeking asylum. The collective started out small but has since grown to approximately 400 volunteers.