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Democratic-National-Convention-unveils-list-of-speakers

  Democratic National Convention unveils list of speakers

The Democratic National Convention Committee ( DNCC ) announced a selection of speakers headlining the 2020 Democratic National Convention, and new details about the convention schedule. These speakers will join a line-up of everyday Americans. All ...


Women-Take-the-Stage-Aug-26-national-online-event

  Women Take the Stage Aug. 26 national online event

--From a press release

( New York, NY ) On Aug. 26 at 8 p.m. CDT , top musicians, changemakers and activist icons gather for a virtual broadcast with one vital call to action: women must focus on voting. Women ...


Biden-selects-Kamala-Harris-as-running-mate-in-historic-move

  Biden selects Kamala Harris as running mate in historic move

Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden has selected U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris as his running mate as he makes his own presidential run. Harris has made history as the first Black woman to compete on a ...


Lambda-Legal-notes-two-pro-trans-victories

  Lambda Legal notes two pro-trans victories

Lambda Legal issued a press release celebrating victories in two cases involving transgender people. —Adams v. The School Board of St. Johns County: The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit affirmed a lower court ...


Big-10-postpones-fall-sports-season

  Big 10 postpones fall sports season

The Big 10 conference—which includes schools such as the University of Michigan, Northwestern University and Indiana University—is postponing all fall sports. According to the official statement at BigTen.org, " The Big Ten Conference announced the postponement ...


NATIONAL-Bakery-situation-tribal-marriage-anti-LGBTQ-crimes-Penn-lawmakers

  NATIONAL Bakery situation, tribal marriage, anti-LGBTQ crimes, Penn. lawmakers

Extreme right-wing organization the Church Militant requested that Detroit bakery Good Cakes and Bakes co-owner April Anderson ( who's LGBTQ ) put on a cake, "Homosexual acts are gravely evil. ( Catholic Catechism 2357" )," PrideSource.com ...


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  SHOWBIZ Sarah Paulson, The B-52s, NBA player, Issa Rae, Ryan Reynolds

Actress Sarah Paulson will be involved on Ryan Murphy's new spinoff series American Horror Stories—but not necessarily on-screen, Deadline noted. "What can I say?," said the Emmy and Golden Globe winning actress at a TCA Netflix ...


Four-themes-of-2020-Democratic-National-Convention-announced

  Four themes of 2020 Democratic National Convention announced

The Democratic National Convention Committee announced the themes that will guide each of the four nights of programming for the convention, which will take place Aug. 17-20, 8-10 p.m. CT. "Uniting America" will serve as the ...


HRC-Foundation-HIT-release-study-on-voters-of-color-voting-by-mail

  HRC Foundation, HIT release study on voters of color, voting by mail

The Human Rights Campaign ( HRC ) Foundation and HIT Strategies released the first results of a national survey of voters of color, including LGBTQ voters of color, to determine sentiment regarding voting by mail. Conducted ...


BOOKS-Yvonne-Zipter-Looking-at-Chicagoans-life-poetry-collection

  BOOKS Yvonne Zipter: Looking at Chicagoan's life, poetry collection

Writer Yvonne Zipter nurtures nature and other ideas in her new book of poetry Kissing the Long Face of the Greyhound. Zipter grew up in Milwaukee and lived there until she was 24. She earned a ...


NATIONAL-Anti-trans-killings-surveys-Trans-Care-book-gay-bar-news

  NATIONAL Anti-trans killings, surveys, 'Trans Care' book, gay-bar news

Gay City News reported that an individual who the NYPD said was fatally stabbed at a Bronx apartment building on July 26 was a Black transgender woman, according to Princess Janae Place, an organization that supports ...


Billy-Masters

  Billy Masters

"Jane was just so cute and sweet and bubbly and her little voice. We both had crushes on each other; I guess you could say, but we were girlfriends for a while. She was the boss ...


Byers-advances-in-Kansas-may-be-first-trans-person-elected-to-state-legislature

  Byers advances in Kansas; may be first trans person elected to state legislature

--LGBTQ Victory Fund press release

Washington, DC — Today LGBTQ Victory Fund endorsed candidate Stephanie Byers won her primary for a Kansas state House seat and is on-track to become the first out trans person ever elected to public office in ...


DNC-speakers-including-Biden-not-traveling-to-Milwaukee

  DNC speakers, including Biden, not traveling to Milwaukee

After ongoing consultation with public health officials and experts—who underscored the worsening coronavirus pandemic—the Democratic National Convention Committee announced that speakers for the 2020 Democratic National Convention will no longer travel to Milwaukee. This development is ...


LGBTQ-performers-and-stories-among-2020-Emmy-nominations

  LGBTQ performers and stories among 2020 Emmy nominations

Streaming services and cable networks were well-represented among the Television Academy's 2020 Emmy nominations, which were announced July 28. Netflix led the pack with 160 nominations, followed by HBO, which had 107. LGBTQ programming and creative ...


BOOKS-In-fashion-Jay-Manuel-dishes-on-The-Wig-The-Bitch-The-Meltdown-

  BOOKS In fashion: Jay Manuel dishes on 'The Wig, The Bitch & The Meltdown'

Jay Manuel has been many things, including an make-up artist and a creative director—and he is probably best known as taking on the latter role for several years on the reality-competition show America's Next Top Model. ...


Documentary-about-Miss-Continental-pageant-released

  Documentary about Miss Continental pageant released

Independent nonprofit filmmakers The Reporters Inc. have released The Queens—a feature-length documentary celebrating the transgender women of the internationally revered Miss Continental female impersonator pageant. Nearly a decade in the making, "The Queens" has screened at ...


SHOWBIZ-Janet-Mock-Pose-Joan-Jett-Sam-Smith-Digging-Up-Dorothy

  SHOWBIZ Janet Mock, 'Pose,' Joan Jett, Sam Smith, 'Digging Up Dorothy'

Transgender writer/director/author Janet Mock is teaming with actor Jeremy Pope ( who has received an Emmy nod for his role in the Ryan murphy miniseries Hollywood ) on a new drama called Scandalous!, Out.com noted, citing ...


Report-Millions-of-LGBTQs-could-gain-more-protections-after-Bostock-ruling

  Report: Millions of LGBTQs could gain more protections after Bostock ruling

A new report by the Williams Institute at UCLA School of Law finds that millions of LGBT people could gain additional non-discrimination protections if courts interpret state laws consistent with the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling in ...


House-members-demand-LGBTQ-Pride-flags-be-allowed-on-military-installations

  House members demand LGBTQ Pride flags be allowed on military installations

WASHINGTON, D.C. — House Armed Services Committee Vice Chair and 30-year Army veteran Congressman Anthony Brown ( MD-04 ), Subcommittee on Military Personnel Chair Congresswoman Jackie Speier ( CA-14 ), Congressman Chris Pappas ( NH-01 ) ...


31st-Annual-GLAAD-Awards-airs-virtually-Lil-Nas-X-Dolly-appear

  31st Annual GLAAD Awards airs virtually; Lil Nas X, Dolly appear

The 31st Annual GLAAD Media Awards aired virtually July 30. Fortune Feimster and Gina Yashere co-hosted the event. Some celebrities who appeared were Lil Nas X, Dolly Parton, Dan Levy, Kandi Burruss, Cara Delevingne, Kaitlyn Dever, ...


US-House-of-Representatives-votes-to-end-Trump-Pence-transgender-military-ban-

  U.S. House of Representatives votes to end Trump-Pence transgender military ban

--From a MMAA press release

WASHINGTON — Today, the Modern Military Association of America ( MMAA ), the nation's largest LGBTQ military and veteran non-profit organization, released the following statement following the U.S. House of Representatives' vote to overturn the Trump-Pence ...


DeGeneres-show-being-investigated-over-racism-other-claims-UPDATE

  DeGeneres' show being investigated over racism, other claims (UPDATE)

The Ellen DeGeneres Show is reportedly being investigated following multiple allegations of its "toxic work environment," Yahoo! reported. Staff members recently spoke out anonymously to Buzzfeed about their alleged experiences of intimidation and racism working on ...


-SHOWBIZ-John-Waters-Billy-Eichner-Trans-Nonbinary-Kids-Mix-RuPaul

  SHOWBIZ John Waters, Billy Eichner, 'Trans & Nonbinary Kids Mix,' RuPaul

Gay filmmaker John Waters ( Serial Mom; Hairspray ) is the latest face of the French fashion brand Saint Laurent, Out.com noted. He appears in a suit from the brand with black shades, shot by David ...


NATIONAL-Trans-teacher-Billy-Porter-TGNC-home-gay-police-officer

  NATIONAL Trans teacher, Billy Porter, TGNC home, gay police officer

Michigan honored a transgender educator as teacher of the year, LGBTQ Nation reported. The Michigan Department of Education announced at a virtual meeting that Owen Bondono—who teaches ninth-grade language arts at Oak Park High School, near ...


RuPauls-Drag-Race-All-Stars-winner-revealed

  'RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars' winner revealed

On July 24, top three finalists Jujubee, Miz Cracker and Shea Coulee competed in a three-way lip sync for their legacy and the "All Stars" crown during the finale of RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars. Coulee ...


Women-Take-the-Stage-concert-event-Aug-26

  'Women Take the Stage' concert event Aug. 26

On Wed., Aug. 26, at 8 p.m. CT, top musicians, activists and feminist icons will gather for "Women Take the Stage"—a free virtual concert and rally to increase votes by and for women before the November ...


Jabari-Brisport-to-be-first-LGBTQ-person-of-color-elected-to-the-New-York-State-Legislature-

  Jabari Brisport to be first LGBTQ person of color elected to the New York State Legislature

--From a LGBTQ Victory Fund press release

Washington, DC — Exactly one month after the New York primary election, enough ballots have been counted to declare LGBTQ Victory Fund endorsed candidate Jabari Brisport the winner of the Democratic primary for New York's 25th ...


HUD-may-reverse-protections-for-homeless-transgender-people-accessing-shelters

  HUD may reverse protections for homeless transgender people accessing shelters

--From a Williams Institute press release

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development today released a proposed rule that aims to revise the Equal Access rule, which requires HUD-funded housing services to be provided without discrimination based on sexual orientation or ...


NUNN-ON-ONE-DRAG-RuPauls-Drag-Race-winner-Jaida-revs-up-for-a-drive-in-performance

  NUNN ON ONE DRAG RuPaul's Drag Race' winner Jaida revs up for a drive-in performance

Jaida Essence Hall ( real name: Jared Johnson ) won the twelfth season of RuPaul's Drag Race. America's current drag superstar is from Milwaukee and began performing in the early 2010s. Her drag family includes mothers ...


Billy-Masters

  Billy Masters

"We're going to start this off with Chris being the only uncircumcised one amongst the four of us, which was a mystery to us as young boys because we only knew the penis to be one ...


SHOWBIZ-Ellen-Scooby-Doo-Survivor-LGBTQ-singers-Andy-Cohen

  SHOWBIZ: Ellen, Scooby-Doo, 'Survivor,' LGBTQ singers, Andy Cohen

The executive producers of The Ellen DeGeneres Show are responding to claims that employees experienced a toxic environment while working on the popular daytime talk show, USA Today noted. In interviews with BuzzFeed News, one current ...


NATIONAL-Pioneering-scientist-dies-flag-controversy-panic-defense

  NATIONAL Pioneering scientist dies, flag controversy, panic defense

Flossie Wong-Staal—a molecular virologist most famous for co-discovering and first cloning HIV—died July 8 of complications from pneumonia in La Jolla, California, at age 73, The Scientist reported. Wong-Staal arrived at the National Cancer Institute ( ...


TELEVISION-Caroline-Aaron-talks-social-justice-podcastingMarvelous-Mrs-Maisel

  TELEVISION Caroline Aaron talks social justice, podcasting,'Marvelous Mrs. Maisel'

Caroline Aaron is known for her many captivating roles in film, TV, Broadway and, most recently, as Shirley Maisel on the award-winning show The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel. Talking with Windy City Times, Aaron described the values ...


BOOK-REVIEW-Too-Much-and-Never-Enough-How-My-Family-Created-the-Worlds-Most-Dangerous-Man

  BOOK REVIEW Too Much and Never Enough: How My Family Created the World's Most Dangerous Man

By Mary L. Trump, Ph.D. $28; Simon and Schuster; 227 pages. You hadn't seen that container in ages. You really can't remember when you put it on the shelf. Sometime this year, six years ago, ...


Civil-rights-icon-Congressman-John-Lewis-dies-at-80-

  Civil-rights icon Congressman John Lewis dies at 80

Congressman John Lewis—who rose from humble beginnings to become an iconic politician and civil-rights activist—has died of pancreatic cancer at age 80, media outlets reported. He died on the same day as civil rights leader the ...


Pentagon-confirms-LGBTQ-Pride-flag-banned-

  Pentagon confirms LGBTQ Pride flag banned

--From a press release

WASHINGTON — Today, the Modern Military Association of America, the nation's largest LGBTQ military and veteran non-profit organization, responded to Secretary Mark Esper's decision to ban the LGBTQ pride flag. A Pentagon spokesperson confirmed today that ...


BOOKS-Local-activist-Wanda-B-tells-her-life-story-in-Leader-by-Fault

  BOOKS Local activist Wanda B. tells her life story in 'Leader by Fault'

Founder of Stud 4 Life, Lawanda Green—or Wanda B.—is no stranger to giving back. Her organization has marched to stop the violence and does cancer walks in honor of her late mother, Dorothy Jean Green. And ...


Report-show-LGBTQ-elected-officials-nationwide-increased-by-21-percent-in-past-year

  Report show LGBTQ elected officials nationwide increased by 21 percent in past year

--From a press release

Washington, DC — There are 843 known* openly LGBTQ elected officials in the United States — a 21 percent increase in the past year — according to LGBTQ Victory Institute's Out for America 2020 digital report, ...


SHOWBIZ-Seth-Rudetsky-LGBTQ-films-Janelle-Monae-trans-singer

  SHOWBIZ Seth Rudetsky, LGBTQ films, Janelle Monae, trans singer

Norm Lewis, Megan Hilty and Cheyenne Jackson will join the line-up of talent slated to participate in The Seth Concert Series—the weekly virtual series based on Seth Rudetsky's international Broadway series that began at The Art ...


NATIONAL-Marriage-video-non-binary-person-killed-memo-Buttigieg-Fauci

  NATIONAL Marriage video, non-binary person killed, memo, Buttigieg, Fauci

U.S. District Judge William Orrick, a federal judge in San Francisco, ordered videos of a landmark 2010 trial that led to the striking down of California's voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage be released next month, Politico ...


GLAAD-hosting-virtual-awards-ceremony-July-30

  GLAAD hosting virtual awards ceremony July 30

GLAAD announced that it will host a virtual ceremony for the 31st Annual GLAAD Media Awards on Thursday, July 30, in place of the original ceremonies planned for earlier this year. The event will stream on ...


Lambda-Legal-asks-court-to-block-Trumps-HHS-anti-LGBTQ-health-care-rule

  Lambda Legal asks court to block Trump's HHS anti-LGBTQ health care rule

--From a Lambda Legal press release

( Washington, D.C., July 9, 2020 ) — Today, Lambda Legal asked a federal district court to prevent the recently published health care discrimination rule from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services from going ...


Billy-Masters

  Billy Masters

"I might as well ask you what your paychecks are. Paul, what's your penis size?"—Chris Evans interviews Paul Rudd and asks the two most sensitive questions you could ask an actor. Paul answered, "It's even bigger ...


NUNN-ON-ONE-MUSIC-Rufus-Wainwright-on-new-album-Pride-future-

  NUNN ON ONE MUSIC Rufus Wainwright on new album, Pride, future

Out and proud performer Rufus Wainwright has always been and continues to be the thinking man's musician. His songs run deep with sometimes heavy lyrics covering topics such as family relationships, politics and religion. For those ...


NUNN-ON-ONE-PHOTOGRAPHY-Peter-Bussian-focuses-on-New-Yorks-trans-community

  NUNN ON ONE PHOTOGRAPHY Peter Bussian focuses on New York's trans community

Peter Bussian is a visual artist who continually promotes international themes in his work. He's been published in The New York Times, LA Times, Paris Match and O: The Oprah Magazine, among others. Several galleries in ...


Reproductive-health-of-bisexual-women-and-girls-needs-greater-attention

  Reproductive health of bisexual women and girls needs greater attention

--From a Williams Institute press release

Over 48 million people of reproductive age assigned female sex at birth currently use contraceptives, including up to 3.9 million cisgender sexual minority women and transgender adults, according to new analyses by the Williams Institute at ...


Hyde-Amendment-included-in-House-LHHS-Appropriations-Bill-NCLR-responds

  Hyde Amendment included in House LHHS Appropriations Bill, NCLR responds

--From a NCLR press release

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, the U.S. House of Representatives introduced the Labor, Health and Human Services ( LHHS ) Appropriations bill that includes the Hyde Amendment, which bars programs from Federal agencies included in the spending ...


Supreme-Court-on-religious-employers-contraceptive-coverage-under-ACA-NCLR-responds

  Supreme Court on religious employers, contraceptive coverage under ACA, NCLR responds

--From a NCLR press release

WASHINGTON, DC — The Supreme Court issued two important decisions today that significantly change the relationship between freedom of religion and anti-discrimination protections. In Our Lady of Guadalupe School v. Morrissey-Berru, the Court ruled 7 to ...


Bisexual-actress-cast-as-new-lead-in-Batwoman

  Bisexual actress cast as new lead in 'Batwoman'

God Friended Me co-star Javicia Leslie has been cast as the new Batwoman, succeeding Ruby Rose, who exited the role after the end of season one, Deadline reported. Leslie, confirmed to play a new lesbian character ...


SCOTUS-provides-exemption-for-religious-schools-from-bias-lawsuits

  SCOTUS provides exemption for religious schools from bias lawsuits

On July 8, the U.S. Supreme Court ( SCOTUS ) ruled seven to two in favor of two California religious schools that argued for exemption from employment-discrimination lawsuits that teachers bring. Only justices Sonia Sotomayor and ...


INTERNET-Juan-Pablo-Di-Pace-Lifes-all-about-the-small-things-in-Minutiae

  INTERNET Juan Pablo Di Pace: Life's all about the small things in 'Minutiae'

The coronavirus pandemic has put many things on hold—but has also led to creative output from individuals who may not otherwise have had time to produce such projects. Such is the case with Juan Pablo Di ...


SHOWBIZ-Paris-Jackson-GALECA-nods-Halle-Berry-Jennifer-Holliday

  SHOWBIZ Paris Jackson, GALECA nods, Halle Berry, Jennifer Holliday

More than 274,000 people have signed a Change.org petition to prevent the distribution of the indie film Habit, which critics say is "Christianophobic garbage," USA Today noted. "A new blasphemous Hollywood film is predicted to come ...


NATIONAL-Brayla-Stone-anti-LGBTQ-attacks-Virginia-Values-Act-Fire-Island

  NATIONAL Brayla Stone, anti-LGBTQ attacks, Virginia Values Act, Fire Island

Brayla Stone, a 17-year-old Black trans girl, was murdered in Sherwood, Arkansas, near Little Rock on June 25, a National Black Justice Coalition ( NBJC ) press release noted. Her killer has yet to be identified ...


NUNN-ON-ONE-MOVIES-Queer-filmmaker-has-Mucho-Mucho-Amor-for-famed-astrologer-

  NUNN ON ONE MOVIES Queer filmmaker has 'Mucho Mucho Amor' for famed astrologer

For generations, Puerto Rican astrologer Walter Mercado has brought hope and the future for many families over the years. He grew up a dancer, an actor in theater and starred in many telenovelas before his unique ...


Experts-weigh-impact-of-judiciary-on-LGBTQ-rights

  Experts weigh impact of judiciary on LGBTQ rights

A panel consisting of prominent legal and public policy officials met June 23 to discuss recent developments in LGBTQ legal advocacy, particularly as it has been affected by the federal courts. The online forum was hosted ...


Broadway-suspends-shows-through-2020-

  Broadway suspends shows through 2020

The Broadway League announced June 29 that Broadway performances in New York City will be suspended through the remainder of 2020 due to COVID-19, media reports noted. Broadway theaters are also now offering refunds and exchanges ...


SHOWBIZ-Terrence-McNally-Latino-a-x-musicians-singer-Harry-Hains-Lena-Waithe-

  SHOWBIZ Terrence McNally, Latino/a/x musicians, singer Harry Hains, Lena Waithe

Tony-winning actors Billy Porter and Rita Moreno, along with director Jeff Kaufman, will celebrate Terrence McNally on Wed., July 1, at 8 p.m. CT, with the International Documentary Association ( IDA ) online discussion of the ...


Pro-LGBTQ-groups-respond-to-SCOTUS-ruling-on-Louisiana-abortion-law-

  Pro-LGBTQ groups respond to SCOTUS ruling on Louisiana abortion law

On June 29, the U.S. Supreme Court (SCOTUS) ruled five to four (with Chief Justice John Roberts siding with the liberal contingent) to block a controversial Louisiana abortion law in the case June Medical Services v. ...


NATIONAL-Athlete-ex-servicemember-dies-Stonewall-Inn-Pride-attendees-arrested-

  NATIONAL Athlete/ex-servicemember dies, Stonewall Inn, Pride attendees arrested

Angela Madsen—a member of the LGBTQ community whose remarkable life included a spell in the Marines, several medals ( including a bronze in the shot put at the 2012 Paralympics in London ) and record-setting rowing ...


BOOKS-Joey-Skladany-entertains-instructs-in-Basic-Bitchen

  BOOKS Joey Skladany entertains, instructs in 'Basic Bitchen'

With Basic Bitchen, Joey Skladany has probably put together one of the most entertaining cookbooks one might come across. With recipes for items such as Antidepressant Red Velvet Cake Pops and entertaining stories, Skladany aims to ...


NCLR-celebrates-five-year-anniversary-of-Supreme-Court-ruling-on-marriage-equality-

  NCLR celebrates five-year anniversary of Supreme Court ruling on marriage equality

WASHINGTON, DC — The National Center for Lesbian Rights ( NCLR ) today joins with millions of LGBTQ people and allies in celebrating the five-year anniversary of the landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling establishing marriage equality ...


Mapping-the-Gay-Guides-project-plots-queer-spaces-launches-digital-map

  Mapping the Gay Guides project plots queer spaces, launches digital map

When Eric Gonzaba travels across the United States, he often wonders about the history of the places he passes through — specifically, their queer history. The Cal State Fullerton assistant professor of American studies is the ...


Lambda-files-suit-over-Trump-anti-trans-policies

  Lambda files suit over Trump anti-trans policies

Lambda Legal announced June 22 that it is suing the federal government over rollbacks the Trump administration announced June 12 to protections against healthcare-related discrimination previously afforded LGBTQ Americans, especially transgender community members. Lambda filed the ...


NUNN-ON-ONE-Miss-Lawrence-talks-new-song-activism-and-Lee-Daniels

  NUNN ON ONE Miss Lawrence talks new song, activism and Lee Daniels

Reality-show personality Miss Lawrence has built a diverse career in acting, singing and activism. Growing up in Atlanta, Lawrence pursued hairstyling, which led to owning salons where celebrities such as Bravo's The Real Housewives of Atlanta ...


TELEVISION-Marvels-first-openly-trans-actor-on-Pride-BLM-and-Hollywood

  TELEVISION Marvel's first openly trans actor on Pride, BLM and Hollywood

Zach Barack made cinematic history as Marvel's first openly trans actor in the 2019 film Spider-Man: Far from Home. He talked with Windy City Times about his experiences in Hollywood, his stand-up comedy, current social issues ...


NUNN-ON-ONE-TELEVISION-Brian-Tanen-talks-about-Love-Simon-spinoff-Love-Victor

  NUNN ON ONE TELEVISION Brian Tanen talks about 'Love, Simon' spinoff 'Love, Victor'

Ready to binge a new queer-centered television series that had a spoonful too much gay sugar to let the medicine go down for Disney? Well, Love, Victor might be the cure you are looking for to ...


TELEVISION-Dashaun-Wesley-spills-the-tea-on-HBO-Maxs-Legendary

  TELEVISION Dashaun Wesley spills the tea on HBO Max's 'Legendary'

"Ladies, gentlemen and genderqueers" exclaims Dashaun Wesley as host and emcee for the new ballroom culture reality-competition show Legendary, on HBO Max. Originally from Brooklyn, New York, he came out at 14 and visited Christopher Street ...


Billy-Masters

  Billy Masters

"On our street, we accept all, we love all, and we respect all. Happy #PrideMonth!"—From your friends on Sesame Street. This message was brought to you by the letter "I"—for Instagram. Remember the coronavirus? While I ...


MOMBIAN-Supporting-LGBTQ-families-requires-that-Black-Lives-Matter

  MOMBIAN Supporting LGBTQ families requires that Black Lives Matter

Black lives matter. Black LGBTQ lives matter. And we will never have a just world for LGBTQ families until we have racial justice. Black same-sex couples are roughly twice as likely as white same-sex couples to ...


GLAAD-unveils-inaugural-20-Under-20-list-

  GLAAD unveils inaugural 20 Under 20 list

GLAAD revealed its inaugural Rising Stars 20 Under 20 list. The list spotlights 20 young LGBTQ people, ages 20 and younger, who are accelerating acceptance of LGBTQ people while shaping the future of media and activism. ...


Torres-wins-NYC-primary-over-anti-LGBTQ-opponent-could-be-first-openly-LGBTQ-Afro-Latinx-in-Congress-

  Torres wins NYC primary over anti-LGBTQ opponent, could be first openly LGBTQ Afro-Latinx in Congress

Washington, DC — New York City Councilmember Ritchie Torres won the Democratic primary for New York's 15th Congressional District, defeating an anti-LGBTQ opponent and putting him on-track to become the first openly LGBTQ Afro-Latinx member of ...


Mondaire-Jones-may-be-among-first-Black-LGBTQ-members-of-Congress

  Mondaire Jones may be among first Black LGBTQ members of Congress

Washington, DC — Today Mondaire Jones won the Democratic primary for New York's 17th Congressional District and is on-track to become one of the first openly LGBTQ Black members of Congress. The seat is considered a ...


Leaders-in-LGBTQ-history-documentation-interpretation-outreach-create-fact-sheet

  Leaders in LGBTQ history documentation, interpretation, outreach create fact sheet

NEW YORK, NY — Tuesday, June 23, 2020 — The Stonewall 50 Consortium, Making Gay History, NYC LGBT Historic Sites Project, New York Public Library, GLSEN, National Parks Conservation Association, and the ONE Archives Foundation announce ...


PFLAG-National-Wear-Your-Voice-elevate-voices-of-LGBTQ-Black-Indigenous-People-of-Color

  PFLAG National, Wear Your Voice elevate voices of LGBTQ+ Black, Indigenous, People of Color

WASHINGTON ( June 23, 2020 ) — This month, as the media turns its lens to the dangers faced by marginalized people, specifically Black people and Black LGBTQ+ folks, PFLAG National and Wear Your Voice launch ...







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The Bi-Weekly Voice of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Trans Community.
5315 N. Clark St. #192, Chicago, IL 60640-2113 • PH (773) 871-7610 • FAX (773) 871-7609.