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276000-transgender-adults-in-the-US-are-enrolled-in-Medicaid

  276,000 transgender adults in the U.S. are enrolled in Medicaid

-- From a press release

More than 40% lack guaranteed access to coverage for gender-affirming care under state law An estimated 276,000 transgender adults are enrolled in Medicaid in the U.S., according to a new analysis by the Williams Institute at ...


 
A-Secret-I-Cant-Tell-book-updated-and-reissued

  "A Secret I Can't Tell" book updated and reissued

-- From a press release

NEW YORK, NY — NOVEMBER 14, 2022 — In 2020 the United States Supreme Court ruled that 1964 Civil Rights Act protects gay, lesbian, and transgender employees from discrimination based on sex. But now Florida's "Don't ...


 
Warnocks-win-marks-major-victory-for-LGBTQ-equality

  Warnock's win marks major victory for LGBTQ+ equality

-- From a press release

GEORGIA — Georgians re-elected U.S. Senator Raphael Warnock to a full six-year term this evening, repudiating months of anti-LGBTQ+ rhetoric and millions of dollars in anti-LGBTQ+ advertising from his opponent, Herschel Walker, that sought to attack ...


 
Mpox-Working-Group-sends-letter-to-Congress-calling-for-900-million-in-funding

  Mpox Working Group sends letter to Congress calling for $900 million in funding

-- From a press release

WASHINGTON - The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ+) civil rights organization, in partnership with 39 other leading public health, HIV/AIDS, medical ...


 
SCOTUS-arguments-today-in-SCOTUS-303-Creative-Case-outcome-could-impact-LGBTQs-other-vulnerable-populations

  SCOTUS arguments today in SCOTUS 303 Creative Case; outcome could impact LGBTQs, other vulnerable populations

-- From a press release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the Supreme Court of the United States will hear oral arguments for the case of 303 Creative LLC v. Elenis. The case will either protect the fundamental equality of LGBTQ+ people — ...


 
Supreme-Court-hears-Colorado-religious-objection-case-

  Supreme Court hears Colorado religious objection case

The ordinary rights of LGBTQ people are on the line again at the U.S. Supreme Court —this time on Monday, December 5, with a case seeking to allow any business to deny service to a customer ...


 
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  Billy Masters: Mariah fails to storm the Christmas castle, and all the other dish you need to start the week

"Thank you, Lord! Congrats to all the other Queen of Christmases around the world, living and whom have passed!" —Darlene Love celebrates Mariah losing her bid to trademark the term "Queen of Christmas." Did you know ...


 
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  SHOWBIZ 'Bros,' awards, Bjork, video-game love story, 'White Lotus'

The gay rom-com film Bros started streaming on Peacock on Dec. 2, Out noted. Written by Billy Eichner and Nicholas Stoller (and directed by the latter), Bros was produced by Judd Apatow and starred Eichner along with an all-LGBTQ+ ...


 
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  NATIONAL Trans officials, marriage equality, Karl Schmid, Pelosi, Buttigieg

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Once all of the newly elected officials are seated, there will be nine transgender state legislators (up from eight this year) and nine non-binary state legislators across the country, NBC News noted, citing The Victory Institute. ...


 
Cleve-Jones-founder-of-AIDS-Memorial-Quilt-honored-with-Lifetime-of-Commitment-Award-on-World-AIDS-Day

  Cleve Jones, founder of AIDS Memorial Quilt, honored with Lifetime of Commitment Award on World AIDS Day

-- From a press release

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (Nov. 30 & Dec. 1, 2022) — The National AIDS Memorial marked World AIDS Day with a national observance at the 10-acre National AIDS Memorial Grove in San Francisco, honoring AIDS activist and founder of the AIDS Memorial Quilt ...


 
Billy-Porter-receives-star-on-Hollywood-Walk-of-Fame

  Billy Porter receives star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

On Dec. 1, award-winning actor/director/singer/playwright Billy Porter received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. "I'm just so blessed and so grateful to be here," he said, according to KTLA. "James Baldwin said, 'It's an ...


 
World-AIDS-Day-GLAAD-releases-2022-State-of-HIV-Stigma-Study

  World AIDS Day: GLAAD releases 2022 State of HIV Stigma Study

-- From a press release

(New York, NY - December 1, 2022) GLAAD, the world's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) media advocacy organization, is releasing its third annual State of HIV Stigma ...


 
GLAAD-responds-to-renaming-of-Monkeypox

  GLAAD responds to renaming of Monkeypox

-- From a press release

(New York, NY) - GLAAD, the world's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) media advocacy organization, is responding to the World Health Organization (WHO) announcement recommending a new ...


 
Record-120-US-cities-excel-in-protecting-LGBTQ-rights-per-HRC-LGBTQ-Equality-Index

  Record 120 U.S. cities excel in protecting LGBTQ+ rights per HRC LGBTQ+ Equality Index

-- From a press release

WASHINGTON — Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, the educational arm of the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ+) civil rights organization, in partnership with The ...


 
State-of-LGBTQ-Equality-in-nine-Illinois-municipalities-detailed-in-HRC-Index

  State of LGBTQ+ Equality in nine Illinois municipalities detailed in HRC Index

-- From a press release

WASHINGTON — Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, the educational arm of the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ+) civil rights organization, in partnership with The ...


 
Landmark-step-toward-equality-Senate-passes-bipartisan-Respect-for-Marriage-Act

  Landmark step toward equality: Senate passes bipartisan Respect for Marriage Act

-- From press releases

WASHINGTON — The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) — the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ+) civil rights organization — today celebrated the bipartisan passage of the Respect ...


 
WHO-renames-monkeypox

  WHO renames monkeypox

On Nov. 28, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced that monkeypox has been renamed "mpox." According to a press release from the organization, "both names will be used simultaneously for one year while 'monkeypox' is phased out. " ...


 
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  Peppermint barks while Broadway bangs, and all the other dish to start the week

"I love Broadway. I love what they do—Broadway Cares, but I also want to say the show is extraordinary!" —Nicole Kidman's impromptu speech after bidding $100K to Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS for Hugh Jackman's hat after ...


 
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  SHOWBIZ Elton John, Leslie Jordan, Joel Kim Booster, Janelle Monae

Elton John gave Los Angeles concluded a three-show run on Nov. 20 back inside Dodger Stadium, taking a final bow as part of his "Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour," according to The Hollywood Reporter. The concert ...


 
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  NATIONAL $1M donation, church departures, Harvey Milk, abortions, Grindr

In Ohio, Dayton-based insurance company CareSource is donating $1 million to United Church Homes to support the development of a senior living facility at the site of the former Longfellow School that will also aim at ...


 
Kris-Mayes-shatters-lavender-ceiling-first-LGBTQ-person-elected-Arizona-Attorney-General

  Kris Mayes shatters lavender ceiling; first LGBTQ person elected Arizona Attorney General

-- From a press release

Washington, DC — Today LGBTQ Victory Fund candidate Kris Mayes won the election for Arizona Attorney General. With this historic win, she is now the first out LGBTQ Attorney General in Arizona history. Mayor Annise Parker, ...


 
OnePulse-releases-statement-on-Club-Q-mass-shooting

  OnePulse releases statement on Club Q mass shooting

-- From a press release

Orlando, FL — onePULSE Foundation, the not-for-profit established following the June 12, 2016 tragedy to honor and preserve the legacy of those killed and create a sanctuary of hope, today released the following statement: "We are ...


 
Billy-Masters-Candace-Cameron-Bure-keeps-it-in-the-family-and-all-the-Thanksgiving-dish-you-need-to-start-the-week

  Billy Masters: Candace Cameron Bure keeps it in the family, and all the Thanksgiving dish you need to start the week

"I will be dating Pete Davidson next." —Dionne Warwick tweets she'll be the next woman in Davidson's long list of ex-paramours. Davidson's former SNL co-star Jay Pharoah says Pete told him the secret of his success. ...


 
Lambda-Legal-reacts-to-shooting-at-Club-Q-in-Colorado-Springs

  Lambda Legal reacts to shooting at Club Q in Colorado Springs

-- From a press release

New York, November 20, 2022 — Lambda Legal CEO Kevin Jennings issued the following statement about the mass shooting at Club Q, the LGBTQ+ nightclub in Colorado Springs, Colorado: "We mourn with the LGBTQ+ community in ...


 
GLAAD-responds-to-mass-shooting-in-Colorado-Springs

  GLAAD responds to mass shooting in Colorado Springs

-- From a press release

(New York, NY - November 20, 2022) - GLAAD, the world's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) media advocacy organization, is responding to the mass shooting at Club Q in Colorado Springs that killed ...


 
HRC-responds-to-fatal-shooting-at-LGBTQ-nightclub-in-Colorado-Springs-

  HRC responds to fatal shooting at LGBTQ+ nightclub in Colorado Springs

-- From a press release

Colorado Springs, CO — Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ+) civil rights organization, responded to media reports of a fatal shooting at Club Q in Colo ...


 
Five-dead-after-mass-shooting-at-Colorado-LGBTQ-nightclub-

  Five dead after mass shooting at Colorado LGBTQ+ nightclub

At least five people are dead and 18 people were injured after a mass shooting took place at a Colorado Springs LGBTQ+ nightclub late the evening of Nov. 19, according to multiple reports. An unidentified suspect ...


 
NATIONAL-Respect-for-Marriage-Act-lesbian-judge-gay-official-resigns

  NATIONAL Respect for Marriage Act, lesbian judge, gay official resigns

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-New York) said that debate on the Respect for Marriage Act (RFMA) is suspended and will continue on Nov. 28, when the Senate reconvenes after Thanksgiving, LGBTQ Nation reported. The RFMA ...


 
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  SHOWBIZ Grammy nominees, Gabrielle Union, Trevor Noah, Brendan Fraser

Out Magazine compiled a list of some of the 2023 LGBTQA+ Grammy nominees. Among those on the list were Brandi Carlile (who earned another seven Grammy nominations this year, raising her career total to 25), Lady ...


 
VIEWPOINT-The-geopolitics-of-being-Brittney-Griner

  VIEWPOINT The geopolitics of being Brittney Griner

WNBA All-Star Brittney Griner was arrested a week before Russia invaded Ukraine. On Feb. 17, the Russian Federal Customs Service detained Griner at Sheremetyevo International Airport for allegedly transporting cannabis-derived ...


 
Senate-marriage-equality-bill-advances-with-62-37-bipartisan-vote-

  Senate marriage equality bill advances with 62-37 bipartisan vote

A bipartisan group of U.S. Senators voted 62-37 for cloture—the end of debate—for the Respect for Marriage Act (RMA), signaling passage in the near future for the measure that enshrines marriage equality into federal law. The ...


 
Human-Rights-Campaign-Foundation-Marks-10-Years-of-Tracking-Violence-Against-Transgender-and-Gender-Non-Conforming-People-Recording-32-Fatalities-in-2022

  Human Rights Campaign Foundation Marks 10 Years of Tracking Violence Against Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming People, Recording 32 Fatalities in 2022

From a press release: WASHINGTON—Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, the educational arm of the Human Rights Campaign, the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ+) civil ...


 
Rights-advocates-Nov-16-Senate-vote-a-backstop-against-SCOTUS-overreach

  Rights advocates: Nov. 16 Senate vote a 'backstop' against SCOTUS overreach

Representatives from HRC and GLAD met with media virtually the morning of Nov. 16 to discuss the implications of the Respect of Marriage Act. That legislation, scheduled for a Senate vote the same day, codifies marriage ...


 
Reports-Senate-to-vote-on-marriage-equality-law-Nov-16

  Reports: Senate to vote on marriage equality law Nov. 16

The U.S. Senate will vote on a measure enshrining marriage equality into law Wednesday, according to reports. Supporters of the measure, known as the Respect for Marriage Act, which aims to protect against an eventual repeal ...


 
Opinion-What-are-the-most-banned-books-Take-a-guess

  Opinion: What are the most banned books? Take a guess.

The Latin word for book is liber. It is also the Latin word for "free," as in not a slave but a person who enjoys freedom (liberty). The word library means a home for books, a place of liberation, a sacred ...


 
Billy-Masters-Everyone-counts-their-eggs-before-theyre-hatched-and-other-dish-to-start-the-week-

  Billy Masters: Everyone counts their eggs before they're hatched, and other dish to start the week

"I'm Not Defending us.Haters are Gonna Hate...Doesn' Matter That we're Happy & Not Bothering Anyone" —Cher tweets her response to criticism of her relationship with music producer Alexander Edwards—who is less than half her age. ...


 
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  NATIONAL Political results, communicable-disease law, Urvashi Vaid

Sharice Davids won the election for Kansas' 3rd Congressional District. In 2018, she made history when she became the first out LGBTQ+ person elected to Congress from Kansas and one of the first two Native American women ever ...


 
SHOWBIZ-Queer-channel-gay-actor-dies-Jeopardy-Luke-and-Chris-Evans

  SHOWBIZ Queer channel, gay actor dies, Jeopardy!, Luke and Chris Evans

Fuse Media—a Latino-owned, multiplatform entertainment company—announced that in partnership with OUTtv, it is expanding its suite of DEI FAST channels with the launch of the channel OUTtv Proud, per a press release. Set for a 2023 ...


 
Lambda-Legal-challenges-anti-HIV-military-policy

  Lambda Legal challenges anti-HIV military policy

Lambda Legal filed a legal challenge to the U.S. military policy that prevents people living with HIV from enlisting in the U.S. Armed Forces, according to a press release. The current policy requires that applicants for ...


 
Erick-Russell-shatters-lavender-ceiling-first-Black-LGBTQ-person-elected-to-statewide-position-in-US-history

  Erick Russell shatters lavender ceiling; first Black LGBTQ person elected to statewide position in U.S. history

-- From a press release

Washington, DC — Today LGBTQ Victory Fund candidate Erick Russell won the election for Connecticut state Treasurer. With this victory, he is now the first Black out LGBTQ person ever elected to statewide office in U.S. ...


 
HISTORY-MADE-Oregons-Tina-Kotek-one-of-first-lesbian-governors-in-US-history-

  HISTORY MADE: Oregon's Tina Kotek one of first lesbian governors in U.S history

-- From a press release

SALEM — Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ+) civil rights organization, hailed the victory of HRC-endorsed Tina Kotek in her bid to become the governo ...


 
History-made-More-LGBTQ-people-elected-to-congress-than-ever-before

  History made: More LGBTQ+ people elected to congress than ever before

-- From an HRC press release

Washington, DC — Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) — the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ+) civil rights organization — hailed the victory of at least ...


 
National-AIDS-Memorial-names-2022-2023-Pedro-Zamora-Young-Leaders-Scholarship-recipients

  National AIDS Memorial names 2022-2023 Pedro Zamora Young Leaders Scholarship recipients

-- From a press release

SAN FRANCISCO, California, Nov. 09, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The National AIDS Memorial has announced its 2022/2023 Pedro Zamora Young Leaders scholars, its largest and most diverse class ever, providing ...


 
Wednesday-morning-election-results-LGBT-governor-congressional-candidates

  Wednesday morning election results: LGBT+ governor, congressional candidates

Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey, a popular Democrat in a deeply blue state, coasted to victory Tuesday as predicted, becoming the first lesbian to be elected governor of any state. Another lesbian candidate for governor, Tina ...


 
ELECTIONS-2022-US-Senate-and-House-races-in-Illinois-results-Updated

  ELECTIONS 2022 U.S. Senate and House races in Illinois results (Updated)

Incumbent U.S. Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D), as was widely expected by political commentators, defeated challengers Kathy Salvi (R) and Bill Redpath (I) with 57 percent of the vote. In the House, three members from Illinois are ...


 
Maura-Healey-shatters-lavender-ceiling-in-Massachusetts-no-US-state-had-elected-a-lesbian-governor

  Maura Healey shatters lavender ceiling in Massachusetts; no U.S. state had elected a lesbian governor

-- From a press release

Washington, DC — Tonight LGBTQ Victory Fund candidate Maura Healey won the Massachusetts gubernatorial race — becoming the first out LGBTQ governor of Massachusetts and one of the first out lesbian governors in U.S. history. Tina ...


 
ABA-names-recipients-of-2023-Stonewall-Award-honoring-LGBT-advancements-in-legal-profession

  ABA names recipients of 2023 Stonewall Award honoring LGBT advancements in legal profession

-- From a press release

CHICAGO, Nov. 7, 2022 — Three longstanding LGBT legal activists will be honored by the American Bar Association Commission on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity with its 10th annual Stonewall Award during a ceremony on Feb. ...


 
Billy-Masters-Connor-shocks-by-holding-hands-with-a-girl-and-other-dish-to-start-the-week

  Billy Masters: Connor shocks by holding hands with a girl, and other dish to start the week

"Beverly Hills is riveting. It is riveting for many reasons. All the gays that I have are obsessed with it, so I would go on that one. Lisa Rinna is such a good villain. So I like that one." —Jennifer Coolidge ...


 
SHOWBIZ-Gay-racer-GALECA-Lena-Waithe-Chicago-LGBTQ-films

  SHOWBIZ Gay racer, GALECA, Lena Waithe, 'Chicago,' LGBTQ+ films

Gay motorsports racer Zach Herrin made his long-awaited debut in a NASCAR-affiliated race in Phoenix, The Advocate noted. "I know I have a lot of eyes on me, and all I want to do is get out there and blur everything ...


 
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  NATIONAL Pageant ruling, AOC, gay journalists, Dwyane Wade, trans activist

A federal appeals court ruled that the operator of the Miss United States of America pageant (not to be confused with the Miss USA pageant) can't be forced to allow openly transgender women into its competitions, ...


 
PASSAGES-Singer-Aaron-Carter-dies-at-34

  PASSAGES Singer Aaron Carter dies at 34

Singer Aaron Carter—the brother of Backstreet Boys member Nick Carter—has died after apparently drowning at his L.A. home at age 34, according to media reports. TMZ originally reported the news. The outlet said that he was ...


 
Openly-gay-country-performer-Patrick-Haggerty-passes-away

  Openly gay country performer Patrick Haggerty passes away

Patrick Haggerty was the first of his kind. Long before Ty Herndon, Paisley Fields, Brandi Carlile, Orville Peck, Andrew Sa, or Trixie Mattel, Haggerty recorded what is widely cited as the first gay Country music album ...


 
Tulsa-business-attacked-after-hosting-drag-event-HRC-responds

  Tulsa business attacked after hosting drag event, HRC responds

-- From a press release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — On Oct. 31, news broke that a business based in Tulsa, Oklahoma, the Donut Hole, was vandalized when someone threw a Molotov cocktail — a hand-thrown incendiary weapon — after hosting an event ...


 
Queer-Art-announces-2023-Queer-Art-Mentorship-Fellow

  Queer Art announces 2023 Queer Art Mentorship Fellow

-- From a press release

Queer|Art, NYC's home for the creative and professional development of LGBTQ+ artists, is pleased to announce the new Fellows for the 2023 Queer|Art|Mentorship (QAM) program cycle. The Mentorship program is ...


 
Billy-Masters

  Billy Masters

"Well, I am as hurt and shocked as if I have lost a family member. Leslie and I had a special bond. I think the world felt they had a special bond with him. I know people always say, 'Oh, they ...


 
NATIONAL-Birth-certificates-university-items-drag-show-standoff-Models-of-Pride

  NATIONAL Birth certificates, university items, drag-show standoff, 'Models of Pride'

Following a lawsuit from ACLU, ACLU of West Virginia and the Harvard Law School LGBTQ+ Advocacy Clinic, the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources' Vital Registration Office has introduced more accessible and safer policies ...


 
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  SHOWBIZ Nathan Lane, gala, Beyonce, Kevin Aviance, Henry Cavill, Shania

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Nathan Lane is returning to Broadway this winter to star in the debut run of Pictures of Home, per The Hollywood Reporter. Based on the photo memoir by Larry Sultan of the same name and adapted ...


 
NY-governor-signs-bill-that-helps-LGBTQ-seniors

  N.Y. governor signs bill that helps LGBTQ+ seniors

New York Gov. Kathy Hochul signed a bill into law making New York the latest state to expand the accessibility of services to LGBTQ+ people ages 60 and older—a demographic that is disproportionately affected by poverty ...


 
44B-Musk-Twitter-deal-raises-questions-about-content-moderation-HRC-responds

  $44B Musk/Twitter deal raises questions about content moderation, HRC responds

-- From a press release

WASHINGTON — Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ+) civil rights organization, issued a statement following Elon Musk completing his purchase ...


 
Memorial-for-Urvashi-Vaid-to-be-livestreamed-Nov-3

  Memorial for Urvashi Vaid to be livestreamed Nov. 3

A memorial celebration of the life of Urvashi Vaid will be held on Thursday, Nov. 3, at 5 p.m. ET/4 p.m. CT at B'Nai Jesherun, 258 W. 88th St., New York City. In-person RSVPs are at capacity. However, the event will ...


 
Sheryl-Lee-Ralph-producing-HIV-AIDS-documentary

  Sheryl Lee Ralph producing HIV/AIDS documentary

Recent Emmy winner Sheryl Lee Ralph has signed on to produce Unexpected, a documentary short about women of color living with HIV in the South, Variety reported. Directed by Zeberiah Newman, the film will chronicle Masonia ...


 
Nancy-Pelosis-husband-violently-attacked-at-home-91UPDATE93

  Nancy Pelosi's husband violently attacked at home [UPDATE]

Paul Pelosi, the husband of U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, was attacked at the couple's home in San Francisco early on Oct. 28. Drew Hammill, a spokesman for Nancy Pelosi, said the assailant is in custody ...


 
Indiana-court-upholds-decision-to-separate-trans-child-from-allegedly-abusive-parents

  Indiana court upholds decision to separate trans child from allegedly abusive parents

The Indiana Court of Appeals upheld a lower court's decision to remove a transgender child from the parents' custody due to allegations of abuse and their refusal to support the teen's gender identity, The Los Angeles ...


 
GLAAD-releases-research-featuring-LGBTQ-records-of-candidates-in-key-midterm-election-races

  GLAAD releases research featuring LGBTQ records of candidates in key midterm election races

-- From a press release. Video below

(New York, NY - October 27, 2022) In partnership with local and state equality groups, GLAAD released a compilation of resources highlighting what's at stake for voters who care about LGBTQ-related issues in this year's midterm ...


 
Out-on-the-Trail-report-shows-LGBTQ-candidates-running-in-all-50-states

  'Out on the Trail' report shows LGBTQ+ candidates running in all 50 states

-- From a press release

Washington, DC — LGBTQ Victory Fund, the only national organization dedicated to electing LGBTQ leaders to public office, released its 2022 Out on the Trail report, the only annual report on the number and diversity of ...


 
Ginsburg-Morrison-womens-soccer-to-be-honored-with-stamps

  Ginsburg, Morrison, women's soccer to be honored with stamps

The U.S. Postal Service announced that the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and the late author Toni Morrison (Beloved; The Bluest Eye) will be honored with new postage stamps next year. The sport of ...


 
ATTRACTIONS-SkyBridge-Michigan-opens-as-worlds-longest-timber-towered-suspension-bridge

  ATTRACTIONS SkyBridge Michigan opens as world's longest timber-towered suspension bridge

SkyBridge Michigan is now open as the world's longest timber-towered suspension bridge. After more than a year in the works, SkyBridge Michigan made its debut to the public on Oct. 15, hosting thousands of guests on ...


 
Will-Grace-actor-Leslie-Jordan-dies-in-car-accident

  'Will & Grace' actor Leslie Jordan dies in car accident

Leslie Jordan—the openly gay actor who rose to fame on Will & Grace as the frenemy of Megan Mullally's Karen Walker and was immediately recognizable by his Southern accent—died in a single-car crash in Hollywood on ...


 
Calif-judge-rules-for-anti-LGBTQ-baker-in-wedding-cake-case

  Calif. judge rules for anti-LGBTQ+ baker in wedding-cake case

In California, a judge has ruled in favor of a bakery owner who refused to make wedding cakes for a same-sex couple because it violated her Christian beliefs, according to a U.S. News & World Report ...


 
Florida-Board-of-Education-approves-strict-trans-bathroom-rule

  Florida Board of Education approves strict trans bathroom rule

On Oct. 19, the Florida Board of Education approved a strict rule preventing public and charter schools in the state from allowing trans+ youth to use the restroom or locker room consistent with their gender identity ...


 
Billy-Masters

  Billy Masters

"The audience needs to be confronted with what we're confronted with. We have to look at each other's dicks every day. We have to be naked every day. As an audience, you have to decide whether ...


 
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  NATIONAL Michigan bill, trans woman killed, school musical, Alabama drag queen

Michigan House Republicans recently introduced legislation that could have the potential to throw parents and doctors in prison for life for offering gender-affirming care to children under the age of 18, MLive.com reported. Under House Bill ...


 
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  SHOWBIZ 'P-Valley,' Dan Levy, trans/non-binary panel, Christina Aguilera, Spirit Day

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Starz has renewed the show P-Valley (the network's most-watched series) for a third season, The Hollywood Reporter noted. The renewal for the series from creator/showrunner Katori Hall arrives more than two months after the sophomore season ...


 
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  LGBTQ+ HISTORY MONTH bell hooks: A voice of love, activism and intersectionality

When bell hooks died on Dec. 15, 2021, it was a gut punch. There was no time when bell hooks' extraordinary writing and feminist and lesbian theorizing was not part of the queer community. There was ...


 
LGBTQ-HISTORY-MONTH-Podcast-sheds-light-on-forgotten-murders-of-gay-men-in-Montreal-

  LGBTQ+ HISTORY MONTH Podcast sheds light on forgotten murders of gay men in Montreal

When people ask about or Google the murders of gay men in Montreal in the '90s, it all leads to the podcast "The Village: The Montreal Murders." LGBTQ+-rights advocates encouraged me to listen to the podcast. ...


 






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