“They’re the biggest projects that I’ve ever attempted,” Oakley said. “Auguest is tiny compared to what’s coming.”
With a little prodding, Oakley revealed hints about what directions the projects will take.
“They’re ways that I can be a part of people’s everyday lives in another way,” he explained. “And then another project is a way for me to meet more people than I’ve ever met before that have supported my life.”
Cue the Internet speculation machine.
Probably overshadowed by all the Darren-love, but this quote from tyleroakleyin my interview is actually the most interesting to me. I gave him my guesses on the phone, and if they’re true I’ll be gloating to everyone, but what are yours?
I think this is the first time I’ve written the word “Glee” in any of my Daily Dot stories!
I assume you’re all freaking out over the new Tyler Oakley + Darren Criss collab video released today. I got to chat with Tyler about what it’s like working with Darren, and how his whole Auguest went. Give it a click! It was horrible keeping my mouth shut for a few days on this awesome, but I am glad I can share it now.
A Gender reveal party is where the parents throw a party (similar to a baby shower) to find out the gender of the baby!
No one knows the sex of the baby (just the party planner/bakers know!)
The gender is revealed when the parents cut the cake open and the inside color of the cake/desserts reveal if the baby will be a boy or a girl! (pink is usually used for girls, blue for boys of course!)
mine was full of wasps. HUGE WASPS.
"what’s the baby’s gender?" the eager party goers ask, crowded around the cake
slowly, the knife cuts through the first piece. “wasps.” the proud parent-to-be whispers, “wasps.”
one thousand wasps are released from the gender cake.
And now, the weather.
My brother and sister-in-law did this cake thing, but my brother wanted a chocolate cake and his wife wouldn’t let him. So he went back without her knowing and told the baker to put chocolate between the layers of the yellow cake along with the blue for boy. Of course this made no sense, and when they cut the cake in front of their friends and family the color was chocolate and my brother told everyone, “Surprise, the baby is black!”
My heart breaks while watching this video. If you’re reading this and need support, please contact The Trevor Project. They are the leading national organization for crisis & suicide prevention - they are there to talk, 24/7 - confidential and free.
I you were lucky and had a smooth coming out to your family, or don’t identify in a way that requires “coming out,” I suggest you watch this and see what happens on the other extreme. While I’m lucky, and most of my friends were lucky not to have this kind of violence, I remember some of my friends in the south who knew they could be disowned and lived in fear of losing their families if their families truly knew them. This is the kind of video that should be going viral.