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Don-Lemon-announces-end-of-CNN-Tonight

  Don Lemon announces end of 'CNN Tonight'

CNN host Don Lemon insisted he is not leaving the network after claiming on his show on May 14 that "changes are coming," according to Newsweek. In part, he said, "It's been really, really great. This ...


 
BOOKS-Lesbian-author-Amanda-Kabak-to-release-hate-crime-novel-July-20

  BOOKS Lesbian author Amanda Kabak to release hate-crime novel July 20

Lesbian author Amanda Kabak—a Chicago native who now resides in Lakeland, Florida—is releasing the novel Upended on July 20. In Upended, Maddie, a driven entrepreneur, finds her world thrown into disarray when she survives a hate ...


 
Tennessee-governor-signs-anti-trans-bathroom-bill

  Tennessee governor signs anti-trans 'bathroom bill'

On May 14, Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee signed House Bill 1233 (Senate Bill 1367)—an anti-transgender "bathroom bill"—into law, The Advocate reported. The statute will deny trans students and staff in ...


 
US-House-GOPs-select-Stefanik-to-succeed-Cheney

  U.S. House GOPs select Stefanik to succeed Cheney

On May 14, House Republicans voted to elevate Rep. Elise Stefanik to the number-three leadership position of conference chair, CNN.com reported. The development happened after the party, on May 12, ousted U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney from ...


 
SPORTS-Patrick-McEnroe-on-his-podcast-out-athletes-and-Serena

  SPORTS Patrick McEnroe on his podcast, out athletes and Serena

When it comes to tennis, ESPN commentator Patrick McEnroe certainly knows his way around the court. The younger brother of Hall of Famer John McEnroe, Patrick carved his own path in the sport, as a player ...


 
COVID-CDC-says-fully-vaccinated-people-dont-need-to-wear-masks-indoors

  COVID: CDC says fully vaccinated people don't need to wear masks indoors

Dr. Rochelle Walensky, the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), said that people fully vaccinated against COVID-19 do not need to wear masks or practice social distancing indoors or outdoors, except under ...


 
FILM-Tello-Films-founder-starts-new-production-entity

  FILM Tello Films founder starts new production entity

Veteran filmmaker Christin Baker, who launched the successful LGBTQ+, SVOD platform, Tello Films, in 2009—the first network dedicated to telling stories featuring and about lesbian/queer women—announced the launch of a ...


 
Federal-judge-hears-incarcerated-trans-womans-motion

  Federal judge hears incarcerated trans woman's motion

On May 12, a federal judge heard an emergency motion in a case charging the Georgia Department of Corrections (GDC) with violating the constitutional rights of Ashley Diamond—a Black transgender woman currently incarcerated in a men's ...


 
Biden-to-nominate-Lhamon-to-lead-the-DoEs-Office-for-Civil-Rights

  Biden to nominate Lhamon to lead the DoE's Office for Civil Rights

President Joe Biden plans to nominate Catherine Lhamon to lead the Department of Education's (DoE's) Office for Civil Rights, NBC News reported. If confirmed, Lhamon would have a highly visible role in determining how the federal ...


 
An-Evening-with-Fran-Lebowitz-in-April-2022-in-NYC

  'An Evening with Fran Lebowitz' in April 2022 in NYC

Legendary author, journalist and social observer Fran Lebowitz is slated to return to The Town Hall stage in New York City for two live, in conversation events on April 6-7, 2022. Lebowitz is coming off her ...


 
Ann-Hampton-Callaway-releases-Revelation

  Ann Hampton Callaway releases 'Revelation'

--From a press release

The latest in a string of singles, Ann Hampton Callaway, releases "Revelation", a song she composed to a Robert Frost poem which she kept in her jeans pocket when she was a teenager. Callaway wrote the ...


 
Tina-Turner-The-Go-Gos-among-2021-Rock-Roll-Hall-of-Fame-inductees

  Tina Turner, The Go-Go's among 2021 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees

The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame revealed its 2021 inductees, calling this class "the most diverse list of inductees in the history of the organization." In the Performer category, inductees include The Go-Go's, Tina Turner, ...


 
The-Ellen-DeGeneres-Show-to-end-after-19-seasons

  'The Ellen DeGeneres Show' to end after 19 seasons

After a rocky season, following a toxic workplace environment controversy and amid declining ratings, Ellen DeGeneres is ending her daytime talk show, Deadline reported. DeGeneres' current contract takes The Ellen ...


 
LGBQ-people-six-times-more-likely-than-general-public-to-be-stopped-by-police

  LGBQ people six times more likely than general public to be stopped by police

--From a Williams Institute press release

Nearly one in four LGBQ people say they are unlikely to call police in the future A new study by the Williams Institute at UCLA School of Law finds more LGBQ adults than people in the general United States population have ...


 
GOP-ousts-Liz-Cheney-from-leadership-role

  GOP ousts Liz Cheney from leadership role

On May 12, U.S. House Republicans voted quickly to remove U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney as their number-three leader over her repeated criticism of Donald Trump—a massive shakeup that ties the party tighter to Trump and threatens ...


 
Stephanie-Battaglino-New-York-Lifes-first-transgender-officer-releases-memoir

  Stephanie Battaglino, New York Life's first transgender officer, releases memoir

--From a press release

May 11, 2021… Educator and motivational speaker Stephanie Battaglino today officially released her memoir, Reflections from Both Sides of the Glass Ceiling: Finding My True Self in Corporate America, from L'Oste Vineyard Press. After many years ...


 
TELEVISION-Jasmine-Davis-returns-to-The-Chi

  TELEVISION Jasmine Davis returns to 'The Chi'

Actress Jasmine Davis has a past history with Chicago, Illinois that continues into the future. Growing up in the Windy City has certainly paid off for the transgender performer throughout her career. After attending Kenwood High ...


 
Unprecedented-18-anti-LGBTQ-bills-enacted-in-2021

  Unprecedented 18 anti-LGBTQ bills enacted in 2021

--From a Human Rights Campaign press release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — With an unprecedented number of anti-LGBTQ measures sweeping through state legislatures across the country, 2021 has officially surpassed 2015 as the worst year for anti-LGBTQ legislation in ...


 
Evangelical-Lutherans-select-first-transgender-bishop

  Evangelical Lutherans select first transgender bishop

The Evangelical Lutheran Church elected its first openly transgender bishop on May 8, The Hill reported. The Rev. Megan Rohrer, who uses the pronouns they/them, was elected bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America's Sierra ...


 
Biden-administration-restores-anti-bias-protections-groups-comment

  Biden administration restores anti-bias protections, groups comment

--From a press release

The following statement is from Susan R. Bailey, M.D., President, American Medical Association "The Biden administration did the right thing by terminating a short-lived effort to allow discrimination based on gender or sexual orientation when seeking ...


 
GLAAD-issues-inaugural-Social-Media-Safety-Index

  GLAAD issues inaugural Social Media Safety Index

--From a press release

New York, NY - May 10, 2021 - GLAAD, the world's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) media advocacy organization, today announced the findings of its inaugural Social Media Safety Index (SMSI), a 50-page ...


 
Billy-Masters

  Billy Masters

"My friends are leaving California. My hangar, the guy right across, he was packing up his hangar and I said, 'Where are you going?' And he says, 'I'm moving to Sedona, Arizona. I can't take it ...


 
HHS-Prohibition-on-sex-discrimination-includes-sexual-orientation-gender-identity

  HHS: Prohibition on sex discrimination includes sexual orientation, gender identity

--From a press release

Washington D.C. — Today, the Department of Health and Human Services announced that the Office for Civil Rights will interpret and enforce Section 1557 and Title IX's prohibitions on discrimination based on sex to include: (1) ...


 
Jody-Watley-Conversation-with-an-icon

  Jody Watley: Conversation with an icon

Singer Jody Watley has been many things during her illustrious career, including an activist, fashion plate—but, most certainly, a musician. Among her many achievements in that latter area are a Grammy win; a Lifetime Achievement Award ...


 
NATIONAL-Military-bill-LGBTQ-teen-trans-deaths-Pride-items-childrens-book

  NATIONAL Military bill, LGBTQ teen, trans deaths, Pride items, children's book

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed a bill that directs the Department of Military and Veterans' Affairs in the Garden State to assist former Armed Forces service members who were denied an honorable discharge due to ...


 
SHOWBIZ-Tig-Notaro-films-E-Lynn-Harris-Nick-Jonas

  SHOWBIZ Tig Notaro, films, E. Lynn Harris, Nick Jonas

Emmy- and Grammy-nominated stand-up comedian Tig Notaro (HBO's Tig Notaro: Boyish Girl Interrupted), will return to HBO this summer with the first-ever fully animated stand-up special, HBO announced. The special ...


 
Essential-tips-for-your-COVID-free-travel

  Essential tips for your COVID-free travel

COVID-19 will make travel a bit more complicated this summer. Going to Europe? Taking a cruise? Visiting Hawaii, San Juan or St. Lucia? Or maybe you are planning a road trip? The rules for traveling responsibly ...


 
Utah-Supreme-Court-upholds-transgender-rights

  Utah Supreme Court upholds transgender rights

--From a press release

Salt Lake City — On Thursday, May 6, the Utah Supreme Court ruled today In Re Gray and Rice (20170046) 2021 UT 13, and confirmed the right of transgender Utahns to change the name and gender ...


 
The-National-Black-Justice-Coalition-mourns-death-of-Mikayla-Miller

  The National Black Justice Coalition mourns death of Mikayla Miller

--From a press release

MASSACHUSETTS — The National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC) mourns the loss of Mikayla Miller, a Black 16-year-old girl and member of the LGBTQ+ community. Miller was found dead on April 18th in Hopkinton, Massachusetts one day ...


 
Home-of-LGBTQ-pioneers-Phyllis-Lyon-Del-Martin-first-San-Francisco-lesbian-history-landmark

  Home of LGBTQ pioneers Phyllis Lyon, Del Martin first San Francisco lesbian history landmark

--From a press release

SAN FRANCISCO — On Tuesday, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously passed an ordinance authored by District 8 Supervisor Rafael Mandelman to designate the former home of pioneering LGBTQ and civil rights activists Phyllis Lyon ...


 
National-Black-Justice-Coalition-honors-the-life-of-Monica-Roberts

  National Black Justice Coalition honors the life of Monica Roberts

--From a press release

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, the National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC) celebrates the life and accomplishments of Monica Roberts, a revered transgender journalist, activist, and founder of the award-winning publication TransGriot. ...


 
One-third-of-LGBTQ-college-students-had-housing-disruption-during-COVID-19-pandemic

  One-third of LGBTQ college students had housing disruption during COVID-19 pandemic

--From a press release

A new study from the Williams Institute at UCLA School of Law conducted in collaboration with the Point Foundation, the nation's largest LGBTQ scholarship fund, finds that the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the educational opportunities, financial ...


 
DANCE-Hubbard-Streets-Half-of-Us-debuting-May-20

  DANCE Hubbard Street's 'Half of Us' debuting May 20

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago's (HSDC) 43rd season will be completed with the virtual world premiere of new work by choreographer/director Robyn Mineko Williams entitled "Half of Us," on Thursday, May 20, at 7:30 p.m. The 16-minute ...


 
BOOKSLambda-Literary-Awards-to-take-place-June-1

  BOOKS Lambda Literary Awards to take place June 1

The 33rd Annual Lambda Literary Awards—which celebrates LGBTQ+ books and authors—will take place Tuesday, June 1, 6-8 p.m. Typically held in person in New York City, this year's Lammys will be presented virtually for the first ...


 
1971-The-Chicago-Daughters-of-Bilitis

  1971: The Chicago Daughters of Bilitis

Excerpt from Chicago After Stonewall: Gay Lib to Gay Life

An excerpt from Chicago After Stonewall: Gay Lib to Gay Life, a new book by St Sukie de la Croix. You can buy the book from Amazon.com, all good bookstores, and for a signed copy, rattlinggoodyarns.com ...


 
COVID-Report-Herd-immunity-unlikely-to-happen-anytime-soon

  COVID Report: Herd immunity unlikely to happen anytime soon

Public health experts and scientists do not believe herd immunity is attainable in the near future because of proliferating COVID-19 variants and decreasing COVID-19 vaccination rates, according to a Politico item that cites a New York ...


 
SHOWBIZ-Master-of-None-childrens-book-Kristen-Stewart-expectant-couple

  SHOWBIZ 'Master of None,' children's book, Kristen Stewart, expectant couple

Master of None is coming back—but this time, the series will focus on Lena Waithe's character, Denise, out.com noted. Master of None, created by Aziz Ansari and Alan Yang for Netflix, starred Ansari for the first ...


 
NATIONAL-Black-trans-candidate-travel-case-trans-death-CEO-fired

  NATIONAL Black trans candidate, travel case, trans death, CEO fired

RuPaul's Drag Race alum Honey Mahogany—who currently holds a vice-chair seat in her local County Central Committee—announced that she will be seeking the role of chair of the San Francisco Democratic Party when current Party Chair ...


 
Actress-Olympia-Dukakis-dies-at-89

  Actress Olympia Dukakis dies at 89

Olympia Dukakis—who won an Oscar for her supporting role in the 1987 hit Moonstruck and starred in Look Who's Talking and Mr. Holland's Opus as well as iterations of TV's Tales of the City—died May 1 at her home in New York City ...


 
Mackenzie-Lansing-lands-juicy-role-on-Mare-of-Easttown

  Mackenzie Lansing lands juicy role on 'Mare of Easttown'

Mackenzie Lansing is an out and proud performer who is currently on the rise. She's part of the cast a brand-new HBO televisions series called Mare of Easttown. Lansing grew up between Villebon-sur-Yvette, a small town ...


 
NIH-to-invest-29-million-to-address-COVID-19-disparities

  NIH to invest $29 million to address COVID-19 disparities

--From a press release

To bolster research to help communities disproportionately affected by COVID-19, the National Institutes of Health is funding $29 million in additional grants for the NIH Community Engagement Alliance (CEAL) Against ...


 
LGBTQ-appointments-in-100-days-of-Biden-Harris-administration-off-to-a-historic-start

  LGBTQ appointments in 100 days of Biden/Harris administration off to a historic start

--From a press release

Washington, DC — One-hundred days into his presidency, President Joe Biden has appointed at least 200 known LGBTQ appointees to his administration, exponentially more than any other president at this point in their administration. Among them ...


 
New-report-examines-bans-on-medical-care-for-trans-youth

  New report examines bans on medical care for trans youth

The Movement Advancement Project (MAP) released a new policy spotlight report, "Efforts to Ban Health Care for Transgender Youth." In 2021 alone, legislatures in 22 states have introduced bills to ban best practice medical care for ...


 
HRC-celebrates-advancements-in-LGBTQ-rights-over-Pres-Bidens-first-100-days

  HRC celebrates advancements in LGBTQ rights over Pres. Biden's first 100 days

--From a press release

WASHINGTON, DC — Today marks the 100th day of President Joseph R. Biden's presidency. In response, Alphonso David, President of the Human Rights Campaign, released the following statement celebrating the many steps the Biden Administration has ...


 
National-LGBTQ-Task-Force-Action-Fund-reacts-to-joint-address-by-President-Biden

  National LGBTQ Task Force Action Fund reacts to joint address by President Biden

Statement from Kierra Johnson, ED, National LGBTQ Task Force Action Fund: "Tonight, the President laid out a broad agenda that would improve the lives of diverse LGBTQ people in this country in so many ways, from ...


 
Study-Gender-affirming-surgery-improves-mental-health-outcomes-among-transgender-people

  Study: Gender-affirming surgery improves mental health outcomes among transgender people

--From a press release

BOSTON, April 28, 2021—A new study published today in JAMA Surgery (https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamasurgery/article-abstract/2779429) found that gender-affirming surgery is associated with improved mental health ...


 
Yet-another-governor-signs-anti-trans-bill

  Yet another governor signs anti-trans bill

West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice signed a bill that bans transgender athletes from competing in female sports in middle and high schools and colleges, The Seattle Times noted. Bills seeking to ban transgender girls from competing ...


 
Queer-health-sciences-art-U-of-Michigan-students-translate-research-through-art

  Queer health sciences art: U of Michigan students translate research through art

ANN ARBOR—Tanaka Chavanduka was inspired to reconsider his communication methods after a trip to a national conference on HIV in Washington, D.C. While there, he also visited the National Portrait Gallery and the National Museum of ...


 
CDC-updates-mask-wearing-guidelines

  CDC updates mask-wearing guidelines

On April 27, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued new guidance on outdoor mask use for fully vaccinated Americans, CNN.com noted. Fully vaccinated people can now unmask at small outdoor gatherings, or ...


 
More-than-400-major-US-corporations-register-unprecedented-support-for-Equality-Act

  More than 400 major U.S. corporations register unprecedented support for Equality Act

--From a press release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the Business Coalition for the Equality Act (https://www.hrc.org/resources/business-coalition-for-equality) announced it has grown to include more than 400 major U.S. corporations (including dozens ...


 
AMA-to-states-Stop-interfering-in-health-care-of-transgender-children

  AMA to states: Stop interfering in health care of transgender children

--From a press release

CHICAGO — On April 26, the American Medical Association (AMA) urged governors to oppose state legislation that would prohibit medically necessary gender transition-related care minor patients, calling such efforts "a ...


 
National-Black-Justice-Coalition-on-police-shooting-of-Isaiah-Brown

  National Black Justice Coalition on police shooting of Isaiah Brown

--From a press release

VIRGINIA — In reaction to the police shooting of Isaiah Brown, a Black gay man, who was shot by police 10 times after calling 911 for assistance and declaring he was unarmed, David Johns, executive director ...


 
Elton-John-AIDS-Foundation-Oscars-pre-party-raises-3M

  Elton John AIDS Foundation Oscars pre-party raises $3M

The 29th annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards® Pre-Party hosted by Emmy- and Tony-winning actor Neil Patrick Harris alongside Sir Elton John and David Furnish, raised $3 million for the global effort to end AIDS, ...


 
Exceptions-the-rule-at-2021-Oscars

  Exceptions the rule at 2021 Oscars

After a year that saw the motion picture industry upended by both the COVID-19 pandemic and an already shifting entertainment landscape, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences pressed on with the 93rd Annual Oscars ...


 
Deputy-shoots-Virginia-gay-man-10-times

  Deputy shoots Virginia gay man 10 times

Police in Spotsylvania County, Virginia are under intense scrutiny after a sheriff's deputy gave out Black man Isaiah Brown a ride home after his car broke down—only to return minutes later and open fire, shooting him ...


 
Billy-Masters

  Billy Masters

"Then I heard about a thing called summer stock. I had done some plays, and I auditioned for this company in Coeur d'Alene, and I got in. And the first production was Seven Brides for Seven Brothers. And I think I ...


 
NATIONAL-Trans-in-the-South-NC-ordinance-HIV-lawsuits-Andrew-Yang

  NATIONAL 'Trans in the South,' N.C. ordinance, HIV lawsuits, Andrew Yang

The Campaign for Southern Equality (CSE) released the 2021 edition of Trans in the South: A Directory of Trans-Affirming Health & Legal Service Providers, a press release noted. Nearly 400 ...


 
SHOWBIZ-Joe-Exotic-series-Luther-Vandross-singers-announcement-star-couples

  SHOWBIZ 'Joe Exotic' series, Luther Vandross, singer's announcement, star couples

Hedwig and the Angry Inch's John Cameron Mitchell has been tapped to play the title character opposite Kate McKinnon in the series Joe Exotic (working title), Deadline reported. The limited series centers on Carole Baskin (McKinnon), ...


 
Dozens-of-companies-sign-HRCs-Business-Statement-on-Anti-LGBTQ-State-Legislation

  Dozens of companies sign HRC's 'Business Statement on Anti-LGBTQ State Legislation'

As of April 25, more than 85 companies have signed the Human Rights Campaign's (HRC's) Business Statement Opposing Anti-LGBTQ State Legislation, stating their clear opposition to harmful legislation aimed at restricting the access of LGBTQ ...


 
Alabama-governor-signs-anti-trans-measure

  Alabama governor signs anti-trans measure

Continuing the thread of anti-transgender measures that almost two dozen states have considered or are considering, Republican Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signed a bill into law April 23 that requires all Alabama athletes in K-12 public ...


 
Caitlyn-Jenner-declares-gubernatorial-run

  Caitlyn Jenner declares gubernatorial run

Former Olympic champion, reality-TV star and transgender activist Caitlyn Jenner is running to be governor of California, as a recall of the sitting Democratic Gov. Gavin Newson moves forward. In a press release posted to Twitter, ...


 
Netflix-to-debut-limited-series-Halston-on-May-14

  Netflix to debut limited series 'Halston' on May 14

On what would have been legendary fashion designer Roy Halston Frowick's 89th birthday (on April 23), Netflix stated it was honoring the visionary icon by announcing the Friday, May 14, global premiere date for the five-episode ...


 
Senate-passes-COVID-19-Hate-Crimes-Act-NMAC-responds

  Senate passes COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act, NMAC responds

--From a press release

April 22, 2021 - Following is a statement from NMAC Executive Director Paul Kawata on Senate passage of the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act. "NMAC applauds the Senate passage of the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act in an ...


 
HUD-removes-anti-trans-Trump-era-policy

  HUD removes anti-trans Trump-era policy

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is withdrawing a Trump-era policy that would have allowed taxpayer-funded homeless shelters to deny access to transgender people, a Minneapolis Star-Tribune ...


 
Kansas-North-Dakota-governors-veto-anti-trans-measures-91UPDATE93

  Kansas, North Dakota governors veto anti-trans measures [UPDATE]

Democratic Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly and Republican North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum, each vetoed anti-trans measures. ...


 
Joan-E-Biren-aka-JEB-talks-Portraits-of-Lesbians-book-journey-and-re-issue

  Joan E. Biren aka JEB talks Portraits of Lesbians book journey and re-issue

In an era where lesbian visibility was almost non-existent, activist and photographer Joan E. Biren (or as she is also known, "JEB") self-financed and self-published a photography book called Eye To Eye: Portraits of Lesbians. Biren's ...


 
Jennifer-Pritzker-threatens-to-leave-Tennessee-over-anti-trans-legislation

  Jennifer Pritzker threatens to leave Tennessee over anti-trans legislation

Jennifer Pritzker—the world's first out and only known transgender billionaire, as well as a cousin of Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker—threatened to pull her fortune from Tennessee if lawmakers pass transphobic ...


 
Ex-cop-Chauvin-found-guilty-of-murder-manslaughter-LGBTQs-react

  Ex-cop Chauvin found guilty of murder, manslaughter; LGBTQs react

On April 20, former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty of second- and third-degree murder as well as second-degree manslaughter in his case involving George Floyd. Floyd died in May 2020 after Chauvin placed ...


 
Gay-trans-panic-defenses-continue-in-court-cases-in-many-US-states-

  Gay, trans panic defenses continue in court cases in many US states

--From a press release

Gay and trans panic defenses first appeared in court cases in the 1960s and continue to be raised in criminal trials today. ...


 
HRC-to-honor-FX-show-Pose-at-national-virtual-event-Time-for-Equality-Live-

  HRC to honor FX show 'Pose' at national virtual event 'Time for Equality Live'

--From a press release

Eight cast members and creators of "Pose," including Steven Canals, Mj Rodriguez, Billy Porter, Dominique Jackson, Indya Moore, Hailie Sahar, Dyllón Burnside and Sandra Bernhard, will speak at event WASHINGTON ...


 
GLAAD-responds-to-increase-in-suicide-attempts-among-trans-youth-in-Arkansas

  GLAAD responds to increase in suicide attempts among trans youth in Arkansas

--From a press release

(New York, NY - April 19, 2021) — GLAAD is responding to reports of an increase in suicide attempts among transgender youth in Arkansas, which on April 6 became the first U.S. state to outlaw gender-affirming ...


 
Billy-Masters-

  Billy Masters

"I'm so glad to do this for The Actors Fund, because actors are not working. Because restaurants are closed!"—Mel Brooks on Stars in the House celebrating the 20th anniversary of The Producers opening on Broadway. He ...


 
GALECA-The-Society-of-LGBTQ-Entertainment-Critics-hands-out-Dorian-Awards

  GALECA: The Society of LGBTQ Entertainment Critics hands out Dorian Awards

--From a press release

LOS ANGELES, CA, April 18, 2021 — Nomadland, the spare and fact-based drama of a group of struggling Americans living off the grid; the vivid blueswoman biopic Ma Rainey's Black Bottom; the family-happy fish-out-of-water fable Minari; ...


 
NATIONAL-More-trans-deaths-bullied-teen-Manhunt-trans-writer-Biden

  NATIONAL More trans deaths, bullied teen, Manhunt, trans writer, Biden

A Black transgender woman in Missouri was shot to death—and investigators swiftly tracked down a suspect they believe shot her after meeting on an online dating website, LGBTQ Nation reported. Dominique Lucious was found dead April ...


 
SHOWBIZ-Brandi-Carlile-Legendary-childrens-book-film-festival-Janet-Mock

  SHOWBIZ Brandi Carlile, 'Legendary,' children's book, film festival, Janet Mock

Lesbian musician Brandi Carlile memoir, Broken Horses, debuted at number one on The New York Times Best Sellers list, a press release announced. In addition to the hardback book, a very special audiobook edition of the ...


 





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