|Indy Pride to be virtual again in 2021
Indy Pride, Indianapolis' largest LGBTQ celebration, will be virtual again for a second consecutive year as event holders say it's "not reasonable to plan and host an in-person festival during Pride Month at this time," IndyStar.com ...
|Former 'Bachelor' comes out as gay
In a Good Morning America (GMA) interview that aired April 14, former Bachelor Colton Underwood came out as gay, Entertainment Weekly reported. "I've [run] from myself for a long time, I've hated myself for a long ...
|Students speak out after Pride flag removal at Indiana school [UPDATE]
Students spoke out April 12 against the removal of Pride flags at a middle school in northwest Indiana, according to CBS Chicago. According to ABC7Chicago.com, a Black Lives Matter poster was also removed. LGBTQ students addressed ...
|Bennett, Noriega named to Illinois Commission on Discrimination and Hate Crimes
On April 13, Gov. JB Pritzker announced appointments in his administrationincluding noted LGBTQ Chicagoans Jim Bennett and Mona Noriega to the Commission on Discrimination and Hate Crimes. Bennett currently serves ...
|WORLD Uzbek activist, hate-crimes report, Ghana arrests, Chely Wright|
Uzbek activist Miraziz Bazarov was hospitalized after he was attacked by unknown men hours after his public event was disrupted by dozens of aggressive men in Tashkent, RFERL.org reported. Physicians at the Tashkent Traumatology Hospital said ...
|OP-ED: An AAPI hate crime we dare not say|
On March 16, Robert Aaron Long killed eight people, six of whom were women of Asian descent. Long's action has not yet been classified as a hate crime because the motive, he stated, was his sex ...
|WORLD Pride in London, racist drag shows, Korean defector, Alan Turing|
Pride in London announced that its five most senior members, including its co-chairs, will step down following damning accounts of racism and bullying, PinkNews reported. The non-profit has been deluged by demands for new leadership after ...
|k.d. lang to release dance-remix album 'makeover' on May 28
In celebration of Pride Month, Nonesuch Records is releasing k.d. lang's makeovera new collection of classic dance remixes of some of her best-loved songson May 28. The album brings these remixes, made between 1992 and 2000, ...
|SAAPRI vehemently condemns murders of Asian American women in Atlanta|
--From a South Asian American Policy & Research Institute press release - Stop AAPI Hate: Together, we must work to stand in solidarity and stop AAPI hate and all hate crimes against people of color. On Tuesday, March 16th, six Asian American women were killed in a series ...
|Pride and Less Prejudice to host panel on LGBTQ media representation March 20
On Saturday, March 20, at 1 p.m. CT, Pride and Less Prejudice (PLP)which provides free, age-appropriate, LGBTQ-inclusive books to pre-K-3rd grade students in order to foster LGBTQ inclusivity and acceptancewill ...
|Male-only Michigan campsite bans trans men
In Michigan, the owners of Camp Boomerang RV Park and Campground in Orleansabout 50 miles northwest of Lansingannounced they will ban trans men from their male-only park when they officially open this spring, PrideSource.com reported. "Camp ...
|MMAA condemns Cong. Marjorie Taylor Greene's 'Hate American Flags' statement
--From a Modern Military Association of America press release - WASHINGTON Tonight, the Modern Military Association of America (MMAA) the nation's largest LGBTQ military and veteran non-profit organization condemns Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene's statement on 'hate Ameri ...
|Milwaukee PrideFest announces postponement|
--From a press release at milwaukeepride.org - Milwaukee PrideFest has announced that it will move this year's festival from its usual time slot in early June. PrideFest is working with Milwaukee Ethnic Festivals, Inc. on potential dates, hoping to reschedule the event for late summer or early fal ...
|Social exclusion, career limitations hinder LGBTQ STEM professionals
ANN ARBORLGBTQ professionals' pride in their science, technology, engineering, and math work is not reciprocated, say researchers. These STEM professionals are more likely to experience career limitations, social exclusion and ...
|Lighthouse Foundation to host Black Queer Pride: Winter Edition|
--From a press release - Lighthouse Foundation will host Chicago's Virtual Black Queer Pride: Winter Edition with three days of programming by eleven local Black Queer artists. The virtual event will take begin on Facebook live, Friday, ...