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12-million-LGBTQ-adults-in-the-US-identify-as-nonbinary-

  1.2 million LGBTQ adults in the U.S. identify as nonbinary

--From a press release

An estimated 11% of LGBTQ adults in the U.S.—approximately 1.2 million people—identify as nonbinary, according to a new study by the Williams Institute at UCLA School of Law. The majority of them are under age 29, ...


 
BOOKS-Grandma-Grace-Jones-are-heroes-in-non-binary-authors-childrens-book-

  BOOKS Grandma, Grace Jones are heroes in non-binary author's children's book

Non-binary author, alternative hip hop artist, mother and activist Ris iRAWniQ Anderson has published the children's book in Charlie's Best Work Yet. Charlie's Best Work Yet tells the semi-autobiographical story of Charlie—a shy, artistic ...


 
HRC-Foundation-launches-national-HIV-AIDS-campaign-

  HRC Foundation launches national HIV/AIDS campaign

The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation announced the launch of "My Body, My Health," a comprehensive public education campaign that works toward building a generation free of HIV/AIDS and stigma. ...


 
New-book-Majority-Leader-Hoyer-unsung-hero-of-Dont-Ask-Dont-Tell-repeal

  New book: Majority Leader Hoyer unsung hero of Don't Ask, Don't Tell repeal

--From a press release

WASHINGTON, DC — In a new book, LGBTQ Lobbying in the United States, authored by Dr. Christopher Pepin-Neff, LGBTQ researcher and Senior Lecturer in Public Policy at the University of Sydney and first lobbyist for Don't ...


 
Emmys-allow-actors-actresses-to-be-recognized-as-performers-

  Emmys allow actors/actresses to be recognized as 'performers'

The Television Academy's Board of Governors approved a pair of rules changes for the Emmy Awards—including one that neutralizes gender, Deadline reported. One change will allow anyone nominated in the actor or actress category the option ...


 
First-active-pro-football-player-comes-out-as-gay-

  First active pro football player comes out as gay

Las Vegas Raiders defensive lineman Carl Nassib became the first active NFL player in history to announce that he is gay, according to Outsports. "What's up people," Nassib posted on Instagram. "I'm at my house in ...


 
The-Cost-of-Pride-Research-goes-inside-LGBTQ-movements-two-decades-of-progress

  The Cost of Pride: Research goes inside LGBTQ movement's two decades of progress

--From a press release

Sydney, Australia — With LGBTQ Pride Month upon us, new University of Sydney research released today paints a vivid picture of how the LGBTQ community has achieved groundbreaking advancements over the past two decades. The study ...


 
Billy-Masters-

  Billy Masters

"I like dick. 'Are you gay?' Where've you been? I'm REALLY gay. I love it. I love being gay. Happy Pride everybody." —Adam Lambert's response when someone on social media asked if he's gay. Asked and ...


 
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  NATIONAL Fairness Act, trans murder, Caitlyn Jenner, controversial baker

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf and Democratic state lawmakers joined members of the LGBTQ community to reintroduce the Fairness Act, which is meant to extend non-discrimination provisions in the commonwealth, WFMZ.com reported. "It's going to be good ...


 
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  SHOWBIZ Pride anthems, celebrities come out, PBS, Diana Ross, Mark Wahlberg

Billboard listed 20 Pride anthems by LGBTQ artists in a feature. Among some of the songs are Sylvester's "You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real)," Tegan and Sara's "Closer," George Michael's "Freedom! '90," Hayley Kiyoko and Kehlani's ...


 
One-dead-another-injured-after-Florida-Pride-incident-	-

  One dead, another injured after Florida Pride incident

In Florida, two pedestrians at a Wilton Manors Pride parade on June 19 were hit by a truck, leaving one dead and the other injured, according to media reports. Video from CNN affiliate WPLG showed a ...


 
VA-to-offer-surgery-to-transgender-vets-for-the-first-time-	-

  VA to offer surgery to transgender vets for the first time

U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) Denis McDonough announced that officials, for the first time, will offer surgeries for transgender veterans seeking to transition, Military Times reported. The move follows ...


 
MUSIC-Miley-Cyrus-Presents-Stand-by-You-airing-June-25-

  MUSIC 'Miley Cyrus Presents Stand by You' airing June 25

Peacock announced that the concert event Miley Cyrus Presents Stand by You will stream Friday, June 25 in celebration of Pride Month. The hour-long concert event, filmed in Nashville, will feature multi-platinum recording artist, songwriter and ...


 
Report-Major-corporations-celebrating-Pride-month-also-funding-Fox-anti-LGBTQ-programming-

  Report: Major corporations celebrating Pride month also funding Fox' anti-LGBTQ+ programming

--From a press release

WASHINGTON, DC — According to a new report from Media Matters for America, a nonprofit media watchdog, major corporations that are publicly celebrating LGBTQ+ Pride Month are also simultaneously advertising on Fox News, funding the network's ...


 
Biden-Harris-make-Juneteenth-a-national-holiday-	-

  Biden, Harris make Juneteenth a national holiday

On June 17, President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris signed a bill designating June 19 as officially Juneteenth National Independence Day—a U.S. federal holiday commemorating the end of slavery in this country. With the ...


 
Narrow-SCOTUS-ruling-allows-governments-to-prohibit-anti-LGBTQ-discrimination-NCLR-explains

  Narrow SCOTUS ruling allows governments to prohibit anti-LGBTQ discrimination, NCLR explains

--From a NCLR press release

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a ruling in Fulton v. City of Philadelphia that the City of Philadelphia violated the Free Exercise Clause of the First Amendment by failing to give Catholic ...


 
Same-sex-parents-7-times-more-likely-than-different-sex-to-raise-adopted-foster-children-

  Same-sex parents 7 times more likely than different-sex to raise adopted, foster children

--From a Williams Institute press release

Today's decision by the U.S. Supreme Court in Fulton v. City of Philadelphia finds that Philadelphia had violated the constitutional rights of Catholic Social Services by canceling the agency's contract when they refused to work with ...


 
Study-finds-overrepresentation-of-LGBTQ-youth-in-Midwest-Foster-Care-System-

  Study finds overrepresentation of LGBTQ+ youth in Midwest Foster Care System

--From a U of Maryland School of Social Work press release

The study outlined here is one of the first of its kind to be conducted in a Midwestern state, where available data on LGBTQ+ youth is extremely limited. It follows similar studies in New York City ...


 
US-Supreme-Court-sides-with-anti-LGBTQ-Catholic-foster-care-agency-	-

  U.S. Supreme Court sides with anti-LGBTQ Catholic foster-care agency

The U.S. Supreme Court, on June 17, said that Philadelphia violated the First Amendment when it froze the contract of a Catholic foster-care agency that refused to work with same-sex couples as potential foster parents because ...


 
Filicia-reunites-with-the-Fab-Five

  Filicia reunites with the 'Fab Five'

Queer Eye for the Straight Guy debuted on television in 2003 on Bravo. It starred the "Fab Five," each with a different specialty. Ted Allen was the expert on food, Kyan Douglas was in charge of ...


 
US-Supreme-Court-upholds-Affordable-Care-Act-

  U.S. Supreme Court upholds Affordable Care Act

On June 17, the U.S. Supreme Court dismissed a challenge to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in a decision that will leave the law intact and save healthcare coverage for millions of U.S. residents. According to ...


 
US-Department-of-Education-renews-commitment-to-LGBTQ-students-NCLR-applaudes

  U.S. Department of Education renews commitment to LGBTQ+ students, NCLR applaudes

--From a NCLR press release

WASHINGTON, DC — The National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) applauds the U.S. Department of Education's renewed commitment to protecting LGBTQ students from discrimination in our nation's schools and universities. ...


 
AMA-reinforces-opposition-to-restrictions-on-transgender-medical-care

  AMA reinforces opposition to restrictions on transgender medical care

--From a press release

CHICAGO - The American Medical Association (AMA) today strengthened its established position opposing the governmental intrusion into the practice of medicine that is detrimental to the health of transgender and ...


 
EEOC-has-new-sexual-orientation-gender-identity-resources-for-workplace

  EEOC has new sexual orientation, gender identity resources for workplace

--From a press release

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is observing LGBTQ+ Pride Month, and the anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Bostock v. Clayton County, by announcing the release of new resources to ...


 
Dept-of-Education-Title-IX-also-protects-LGBTQ-students-	-

  Dept. of Education: Title IX also protects LGBTQ students

The Department of Education will interpret Title IX—a federal law that protects students from sex-based discrimination in federally funded schools—to protect LGBTQ students from discrimination, according to a federal notice ...


 
Research-documents-disproportionate-harms-of-discrimination-on-LGBTQ-People-of-Color-

  Research documents disproportionate harms of discrimination on LGBTQ People of Color

--From a press release

Today, a coalition of leading LGBTQ rights groups joined together to release the most extensive summaries to date of scholarly data on the intersection of anti-LGBTQ and racial discrimination. The research brief, authored by the What ...


 
476000-transgender-adults-in-the-US-have-no-IDs-with-the-correct-gender-marker-

  476,000 transgender adults in the U.S. have no IDs with the correct gender marker

--From a press release

An estimated 476,000 transgender adults in the U.S. are without any form of identification with the correct gender marker, according to a new report by the Williams Institute at UCLA School of Law. Michigan has the ...


 
NCLR-campaign-to-highlight-LGBTQ-welcoming-faith-based-service-providers

  NCLR campaign to highlight LGBTQ-welcoming faith-based service providers

--From a press release

SAN FRANCISCO, CA — Today, the National Center for Lesbian Rights launched the "We Serve with Love" campaign, which seeks to demonstrate that faith-based service organizations and programs are ready to serve low-income LGBTQ people and ...


 
Senate-hearings-for-Gina-Ortiz-Jones-Shawn-Skelly-historic-if-confirmed

  Senate hearings for Gina Ortiz Jones, Shawn Skelly; historic if confirmed

--From a press release

Washington, DC — The Senate Armed Services Committee will hold confirmation hearings for two LGBTQ presidential nominees this Wednesday and both will make history if confirmed. Gina Ortiz Jones, nominated for Under Secretary of the Air ...


 
-ATT-WNBA-All-Star-2021-returns-to-Las-Vegas-July-14

  AT&T WNBA All-Star 2021 returns to Las Vegas July 14

--From a press release

NEW YORK, June 14, 2021 - AT&T WNBA All-Star 2021, to be played Wednesday, July 14 at Michelob ULTRA Arena at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, will showcase the WNBA's biggest and brightest ...


 
US-womens-soccer-team-beats-Jamaica-4-0-	-

  U.S. women's soccer team beats Jamaica 4-0

Carli Lloyd's 24-second strike—the second quickest goal in the United States women's national team history—helped her team beat Jamaica 4-0 on June 13, ESPN.com reported. Lindsey Horan, Midge Purce and Alex Morgan all added goals for ...


 
LGBTQ-pioneers-trailblazers-and-heroes-to-be-honored-at-Stonewall-Inn-on-June-24

  LGBTQ pioneers, trailblazers, and heroes to be honored at Stonewall Inn on June 24

--From a press release

(New York, NY, June 15, 2021)... On June 24, 2021, The International Imperial Courts of the U.S.A., Canada and Mexico and the National LGBTQ Task Force will again come together to honor LGBTQ pioneers, trailblazers, and ...


 
Billy-Masters

  Billy Masters

"Now, therefore, I, Joseph R. Biden Jr., President of the United States of America … do hereby proclaim June 2021 as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Pride Month. I call upon the people of the ...


 
National-Womens-Music-Festival-to-stream-June-30-July-4

  National Women's Music Festival to stream June 30-July 4

The beauty, power and wisdom of women will be celebrated at the 45th Annual National Women's Music Festival, which will be streamed on Mandolin.com on June 30-July 4. There will be a SheRocks Stage, Spotlight Stage, ...


 
NATIONAL-Panic-defense-VP-Kamala-Harris-Black-LGBTQ-app-crime-items

  NATIONAL Panic defense, VP Kamala Harris, Black LGBTQ app, crime items

Four states and the nation's capital have taken action to ban the so-called LGBTQ "panic defense," which is a legal strategy used by defendants to cite a victim's sexual orientation or gender identity as an excuse ...


 
SHOWBIZ-Our-America-Randy-Rainbow-Melissa-Etheridge-Drag-Race-VINCINT

  SHOWBIZ 'Our America,' Randy Rainbow, Melissa Etheridge, 'Drag Race,' VINCINT

ABC Owned Television Stations announced that the first two-episodes of the Our America: Who I'm Meant to Be docuseries are now available on its 32 connected TV apps across streaming platforms Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, ...


 
Congress-makes-Pulse-Nightclub-a-national-memorial

  Congress makes Pulse Nightclub a national memorial

The U.S. Senate unanimously passed legislation designating the site of the Pulse Nightclub a national memorial, NBC News reported. The House passed its version of the bill May 12. The measure now goes to President Joe ...


 
New-book-sets-the-record-straight-on-Act-Up-New-York

  New book sets the record straight on Act Up New York

Novelist, playwright, nonfiction writer, journalist, screenwriter, LGBTQ+-rights activist and AIDS historian Sarah Schuman preserves the power of the AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power (ACT UP) while laying everything out about ...


 
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 ...


 
HIV-at-40-Dr-Anthony-Fauci-on-the-early-days-of-another-pandemic

  HIV at 40: Dr. Anthony Fauci on the early days of another pandemic

Dr. Anthony Fauci has been called "America's doctor"—and with good reason. His face and advice regarding COVID have seemingly been omnipresent since the virus affected the masses early in 2020. However, decades before the word "coronavirus" ...


 
Lambda-Literary-Award-winners-announced

  Lambda Literary Award winners announced

On June 1, Lambda Literary announced the winners of its 33rd Annual Lambda Literary Awards. The winners were selected by a panel of more than 60 literary professionals from more than 1,000 book submissions from more ...


 
MUSIC-Adam-Lambert-Billy-Porter-Demi-Lovato-part-of-4th-Annual-Stonewall-Day

  MUSIC Adam Lambert, Billy Porter, Demi Lovato part of 4th Annual Stonewall Day

On June 6, Pride Live held the 4th annual Stonewall Day event—a global campaign to elevate awareness and support for the Stonewall legacy and the continuing fight for full LGBTQ+ equality. This year, Pride Live teamed ...


 
Billy-Masters

  Billy Masters

"This is to announce my retirement from touring and from working in the record business. I've gotten older and I'm tired. So it's time for me to hang up my nipple tassels, having truly given my ...


 
SHOWBIZ-Todrick-Hall-LGBTQIA-podcast-Pride-TV-programs-80s-music

  SHOWBIZ Todrick Hall, LGBTQIA+ podcast, Pride TV programs, '80s music

Todrick Hall is celebrating Pride with the release of his new album, Femuline, on June 8, a press release noted. The album's lead single, "Boys In The Ocean," is described as "an irresistible funk jam." Femuline ...


 
NATIONAL-Election-news-AsylumConnect-Pride-business-items-Bears

  NATIONAL Election news, AsylumConnect, Pride business items, 'Bears'

In Pennsylvania, in a race between contenders in the Democratic primary for Erie County executive, Tyler Titus—a trans person who currently serves as Erie School Board president—was declared the winner, according to The Washington Blade. Titus ...


 
First-gay-Black-man-elected-to-office-in-Texas

  First gay Black man elected to office in Texas

On June 5, Jalen McKee-Rodriguez was elected to represent District 2 for the San Antonio City Council—making him the first openly gay Black man elected to any office in Texas history, KEN5.com reported. McKee-Rodriguez, 26, defeated ...


 
National-AIDS-Memorial-brings-leaders-of-AIDS-movement-together-to-mark-40-years

  National AIDS Memorial brings leaders of AIDS movement together to mark 40 years

--From a press release

San Francisco (Saturday, June 5, 2021) — Leaders of the AIDS movement came together in the National AIDS Memorial — the nation's federally-designated memorial to AIDS — to mark forty years since the first cases of ...


 
Harold-J-Phillips-appointed-director-of-the-White-House-Office-of-National-AIDS-Policy

  Harold J. Phillips appointed director of the White House Office of National AIDS Policy

--From a press release

Statement from Jeffrey S. Crowley, distinguished scholar and director of the Infectious Disease Initiatives at the O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law at Georgetown University Law Center: I applaud President Biden's appointment of ...


 
New-Streisand-album-coming-out-Aug-6

  New Streisand album coming out Aug. 6

Columbia Records and Legacy Recordings, a division of Sony Music Entertainment, will present Release Me 2—a new collection of 10 previously unreleased studio performances from the legendary Barbra Streisand—on Friday ...


 
NBC-Out-releases-annual-Pride30-list

  NBC Out releases annual #Pride30 list

--From a press release

NBC Out, part of NBCNews.com, has released its annual #Pride30 list, recognizing members of the LGBTQ community around the world who are making a difference. This year's list honors 30 lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer ...


 
Mayra-Hidalgo-Salazar-named-National-LGBTQ-Task-Force-Deputy-ED

  Mayra Hidalgo Salazar named National LGBTQ Task Force Deputy ED

--From a press release

Washington, D.C. — The National LGBTQ Task Force has named Mayra Hidalgo Salazar (she/her/ella) as its new Deputy Executive Director, effective today. Hidalgo Salazar will join recently appointed Executive Director ...


 
New-queer-comedy-series-revisits-the-womens-bathroom

  New queer comedy series revisits the women's bathroom

Gal Pal Presents recently premiered a new comedy web series, titled Stalled, which aims to capture the gay nightclub women's restroom scene that you may have experienced, but may have flushed out of memory. The five-episode ...


 
LGBTQ-Victory-Fund-endorses-Malcolm-Kenyatta-who-would-be-first-out-gay-man-elected-to-US-Senate

  LGBTQ Victory Fund endorses Malcolm Kenyatta who would be first out gay man elected to U.S. Senate

--From a press release

Washington, DC — Today LGBTQ Victory Fund, the only national organization dedicated to electing LGBTQ leaders to public office, joined Pennsylvania state Representative Malcolm Kenyatta at Freedom Corner in Pittsburgh ...


 
Incarceration-for-HIV-crimes-in-Georgia-cost-the-state-9-million

  Incarceration for HIV crimes in Georgia cost the state $9 million

--From a press release

Between 1999-2020, as many as 133 people were incarcerated in Georgia prisons for HIV-related crimes New analysis from the Williams Institute at UCLA School of Law finds that as many as 133 people have been incarcerated ...


 
DeSantis-signs-bill-barring-trans-females-from-competing-on-girls-sports-teams

  DeSantis signs bill barring trans females from competing on girls' sports teams

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a bill that bans transgender girls and women from playing on girls' public-school teams, WESH.com reported. "[Florida sports provide] our young girls with opportunities that last a lifetime," DeSantis said. "We ...


 
Contradicting-Vatican-US-Catholics-to-bless-LGBTQ-people-at-start-of-Pride-month

  Contradicting Vatican, U.S. Catholics to bless LGBTQ+ people at start of Pride month

--From a press release

In response to the Vatican's March statement that blessings for same-sex couples are not possible under Church teaching, hundreds of Catholics across the U.S. have signed up to participate in an online blessing service to mark ...


 
Celebrating-5M-LGBTQ-with-disabilities-for-Pride-2021

  Celebrating 5M LGBTQ+ with disabilities for Pride 2021

--From a press release

Washington, D.C., June 1 — June once again marks National LGBTQ+ Pride Month and offers the nation the opportunity to reflect on the incredible contributions of the LGBTQ+ community. Our nation is at its best when ...


 
Black-Ensemble-Theater-African-American-theater-companies-across-country-form-new-national-alliance

  Black Ensemble Theater, African American theater companies across country form new national alliance

--From a press release

[CHICAGO, IL] — In an effort to share knowledge, resources and strengthen the infrastructure of the Black theatre landscape in the United States, the country's independent Black theatre building owners ...


 
Wisconsin-Governor-blocks-use-of-federal-money-for-conversion-therapy-for-minors

  Wisconsin Governor blocks use of federal money for conversion therapy for minors

--From a press release

MADISON, WI — Today, Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers signed an Executive Order directing the Department of Health Services (DHS), the Department of Children and Families (DCF), and the Department of ...


 
GLAAD-at-Pride-Protect-the-most-vulnerable-among-us

  GLAAD at Pride: Protect the most vulnerable among us

--From a press release

New York, NY - Tuesday, June 1, 2021 - GLAAD, the world's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) media advocacy organization, today released a statement to honor the start of Pride Month, highlighting the ...


 
Kelsey-Louie-to-step-down-as-CEO-of-GMHC

  Kelsey Louie to step down as CEO of GMHC

After seven years leading the New York City-based HIV/AIDS services organization GMHC (formerly known as Gay Men's Health Crisis), Kelsey Louie is stepping down, Gay City News reported. According to a Facebook post, Louie is planning ...


 
VIEWPOINT-Tulsa-Race-Massacre-reparations-would-begin-the-healing

  VIEWPOINT Tulsa Race Massacre reparations would begin the healing

When HBO's 2019 Watchmen series opened with the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre, and HBO's 2020 Lovecraft Country series closed with scenes from the riots, most Americans had never heard of the event—even Tulsans. On May 19, ...


 
Billy-Masters

  Billy Masters

"I will never trust pants again!"—Lil Nas X on his wardrobe malfunction on Saturday Night Live. To see the incident—and Lil's commentary—check out BillyMasters.com. We have a Memorial Day tradition ...


 
SHOWBIZ-Red-Hot-album-Drag-Race-L-Word-Qveen-Herby-Lee-Daniels

  SHOWBIZ 'Red Hot' album, 'Drag Race,' 'L Word,' Qveen Herby, Lee Daniels

The Red Hot organization, which raises funds to fight HIV/AIDS, announced Red Hot + Free—a mixtape of dance beats, electro grooves and global anthems, a press release noted. Out July 2 and helmed by producer-provocateur Bill ...


 
NATIONAL-Press-secretary-LGBTQ-passings-poll-results-Pride-items

  NATIONAL Press secretary, LGBTQ passings, poll results, Pride items

Deputy Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre made history as the first gay woman to lead a White House press briefing in the James S. Brady Briefing Room, and the second Black woman to do so, LGBTQ Nation ...


 
Co-founder-Patrisse-Cullors-resigning-from-Black-Lives-Matter

  Co-founder Patrisse Cullors resigning from Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter (BLM) co-founder and best-selling author Patrisse Cullors said she is stepping down as executive director of the movement's foundation following what she has called a smear campaign from a far-right group and recent ...


 
White-Party-organizer-Jeffrey-Sanker-dies

  White Party organizer Jeffrey Sanker dies

Gay circuit-party impresario Jeffrey Sanker—owner of the Los Angeles-based White Party Entertainment company—died May 28 after a long battle with liver cancer, the Los Angeles Blade reported. The Blade said ...


 
Lady-Gaga-releasing-10th-anniversary-edition-of-Born-This-Way-June-25

  Lady Gaga releasing 10th-anniversary edition of 'Born This Way' June 25

Lady Gaga announced a special-edition Born This Way: The Tenth Anniversary album that will be released via Interscope on June 25, according to a press release. (The release date was previously June 18.) ...


 
Older-LGBT-people-twice-as-likely-to-be-laid-off-during-the-pandemic-as-non-LGBT-people

  Older LGBT people twice as likely to be laid off during the pandemic as non-LGBT people

--From a press release

Older LGBT people twice as likely to be laid off during the pandemic as non-LGBT people Data collected in fall 2020 finds that LGBT people ages 45 and older—in particular older LGBT people of color—have disproportionately ...


 
PASSAGES-Kay-Tobin-Lahusen-a-founding-mother-of-the-gay-rights-movement-91

  PASSAGES Kay "Tobin" Lahusen, a founding mother of the gay rights movement, 91

Kay Lahusen, 91, died in gentle hospice care at Chester County Hospital on Wednesday, May 26, 2021, after a brief illness. She was born in Cincinnati in January 1930 and as an infant was adopted and ...


 
ACLU-sues-Arkansas-over-ban-on-health-care-for-transgender-youth

  ACLU sues Arkansas over ban on health care for transgender youth

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — The American Civil Liberties Union today filed a lawsuit on behalf of four transgender youth and their families as well as two doctors challenging an Arkansas law that prohibits health care professionals ...


 
HRC-leading-policy-health-organizations-call-for-LGBTQ-inclusive-sexual-education

  HRC, leading policy, health organizations call for LGBTQ-inclusive sexual education

--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 leading ...


 
West-Hollywood-celebrates-Pride-on-Harvey-Milk-Day-honors-Lady-Gaga-and-The-Abbey

  West Hollywood celebrates Pride on Harvey Milk Day, honors Lady Gaga and The Abbey

Each year in California, the City of West Hollywood celebrates the artistic contributions of the LGBTQ community with its 40-day-long One City One Pride LGBTQ Arts Festival. The festival kicked off on Harvey Milk Day (May ...


 
Billy-Masters

  Billy Masters

"I really thought I'd arrived when I did Leprechaun."—Jennifer Aniston to Howard Stern, in an oldie but goodie interview. If she'd be up for a remake, perhaps they could enlist the aid of Peter Dinklage. Billy ...


 
NATIONAL-Victory-Institute-activists-pass-on-Mikayla-Miller-Nina-West

  NATIONAL Victory Institute, activists pass on, Mikayla Miller, Nina West

On May 2, The Victory Institute inducted 21 leaders to its newly formed LGBTQ Victory Hall of Fame, according to PrideSource.com. Twenty members were inducted as part of the founding class while U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin ...


 





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