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  COVID-19 Broadway closed through June 7

Broadway will remain closed through June 7—an extension of the current coronavirus shutdown that would seem to retroactively end the 2019-20 season. "Our top priority continues to be the health and well-being of Broadway theatergoers and ...


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  Bernie Sanders exits presidential race

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders ended his presidential campaign April 8, allowing Joe Biden to complete his path to the Democratic nomination—and a showdown with President Donald Trump in November, CNN.com reported. This development was unexpected, considering ...


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  Texas abortion restrictions upheld during pandemic

On April 7, a federal appeals court ruled, by a vote of two to one, in favor of Texas and allowed an executive order that restricts abortion access during the coronavirus pandemic to remain in effect, ...


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  ELECTIONS 2020 Wisconsin primary back on after initial delay [UPDATE]

On April 6, the Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled four to two, along party lines, to block Democratic Gov. Tony Evers' executive order to postpone the April 7 election until June amid the coronavirus pandemic, The Chicago ...


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  NATIONAL Coronavirus deaths, the CARES Act, Ritchie Torres, trans-youth study

Lorena Borjas—a transgender Latina activist who fought for immigrants and sex workers—died of COVID-19 at age 59 at Coney Island Hospital, CNN.com reported. Her passing inspired tributes from countless activists and leaders, including Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, ...


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  SHOWBIZ Sam Smith, Showtime, pro-trans song, Colton Underwood, Shea Coulee

Singer Sam Smith will postpone the release of their third album, To Die For, so it can be renamed due to the ongoing COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, LGBTQ Nation noted. "I have done a lot of thinking ...


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  Democratic National Convention now in August

In a letter to the media, The Democratic National Convention (DNC) media logistics team announced that the 2020 event will be held the week of Aug. 17 in Milwaukee because of the coronavirus pandemic. The DNC ...


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  LGBT people more likely than non-LGBT people to face housing instability

A new report by the Williams Institute at UCLA School of Law examines challenges facing LGBT people in accessing affordable and secure housing. Compared to non-LGBT people, the report finds that LGBT people have higher rates ...


FDA-loosens-restrictions-on-gay-men-who-donate-blood

  FDA loosens restrictions on gay men who donate blood

On April 2, The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said it would loosen some of the restrictions that have blocked gay men from donating blood, ABC News reported. The FDA is changing the recommended deferral period ...


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  Billy Masters

"Spend more time on your knees than on the internet."—Mike Pence shares his advice at a Christian school. I'm not sure what one has to do with the other—except for gay sex. In which case, he's ...


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  BOOKS Legendary Chicago 'lesbian of conscience' tells her story

In Emily L. Quint Freeman's no-holds-barred 262-page memoir, Failure to Appear: Resistance, Identity and Loss, she provides a gripping true-life story of a lesbian of conscience who became a fugitive, on the run for over nineteen ...


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  Advocates: LGBTQs face additional complications in pandemic

Members of the LGBT community face additional healthcare challenges as they contend with the 2020 coronavirus pandemic, according to national LGBTQ-health advocates and officials speaking in a March 25 webinar. Those challenges are especially pronounced for ...


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  Idaho governor signs two anti-trans bills

On March 30, Idaho Gov. Brad Little signed two bills into law that restrict the rights of transgender people. According to CNN, one item ( House Bill 500, also called the Fairness in Women's Sports Act ...


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  Over 6.5M LGBT adults to get $1,200 payout under coronavirus stimulus bill

More than 6.4 million single LGBT adults and 324,000 same-sex couples will receive the full direct payout under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act ( CARES Act ), according to a new analysis by ...


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  SHOWBIZ Troye Sivan, Digital Drag Fest,'Killing Eve,' rapper comes out, 'Star Trek'

On March 22, singer Troye Sivan revealed that his brand new single, "Take Yourself Home," would be officially coming out on April 1, Billboard.com noted. Alongside his announcement, Sivan also appeared to give fans a quick ...


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  NATIONAL Lesbian bishop, iconic activist dies, military lawsuit, drag legend passes

Rev. Bonnie Perry was recently ordained as the 11th bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Michigan—beconing the first woman and openly gay person to hold the position, ClickOnDetroit.com noted. "Jesus said almost nothing about homosexuality," Perry ...


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  Benjamin Scheuer releases "I Am Samantha" for International Transgender Visibility Day

Canvasback Records/Atlantic Records is proud to announce the release of "I Am Samantha" from singer-songwriter Benjamin Scheuer. The touching track recounts the real-life journey of Samantha Williams — a transgender woman who Scheuer first met and ...


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  Organizations ask LGBTQs to pledge to run for office, online panel April 2

Washington, DC — This Thursday, April 2, LGBTQ Victory Institute and 40 partner organizations will hold the second annual National Out to Win Day, which aims to inspire LGBTQ people to consider a run for office. ...


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  THEATER Mourning Terrence McNally

The prolific Emmy and Tony Award-winning writer Terrence McNally passed away at the age of 81 in Florida at a Sarasota hospital on Tuesday, March 24. The cause of death was due to complications of the ...


NCLR-condemns-Idaho-law-barring-transgender-girls-from-sports

  NCLR condemns Idaho law barring transgender girls from sports

BOISE, ID — The National Center for Lesbian Rights strongly condemns Idaho Governor Brad Little's decision to sign HB 500, a law that bars transgender girls from participating in sports. As a result of the Governor's ...


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  Coalition of states fighting Texas on blocking abortions during pandemic

NEW YORK — New York Attorney General Letitia James today announced that she will be building and leading a multistate coalition of attorneys general from around the country to ensure women nationwide can continue to have ...


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  PFLAG to launch TransKids, SoFierce social media campaign on March 31

WASHINGTON, DC—Beginning Tuesday, March 31, PFLAG invites allies, family, and friends of transgender kids ( trans kids ) to join a an uplifting social media campaign called #TransKids #SoFierce ( pflag.org/transkidssofierce/ ). #TransKids #SoFierce is a ...


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  Gay ex-NBA player Jason Collins tests positive for coronavirus

Jason Collins—a former NBA player who became, in 2014, the first openly gay player to play in the league—said that he tested positive for the novel coronavirus, USA Today noted. "I believe I got it while ...


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  Tony Awards to be postponed; no new date set

The 74th Annual Tony Awards—scheduled to air live on CBS on Sunday, June 7 from New York's Radio City Music Hall—has been postponed because of the COVID-19 outbreak. The ceremony will be rescheduled at a later ...


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  SHOWBIZ Martha Stewart, Angelica Ross, gay wrestler, Rosie, COVID-19 items

Emmy-winning television personality, cookbook author and lifestyle expert Martha Stewart helps guide six talented amateur bakers in the new primetime series Bakeaway Camp with Martha Stewart, premiering Monday, May 4, on Food Network, a press release ...


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  NATIONAL Gay attorney dies, lawsuit against HHS, trans woman killed, health news

The LGBT Bar Association of New York, or LeGal, noted that Richard Weber Jr. ( who was a board member ) died from complications related to COVID-19, Law.com reported. LeGal Executive Director Eric Lesh said Weber, ...


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  PASSAGES Terrence McNally dies of coronavirus complications at 81

Terrence McNally—a four-time Tony winner who wrote musicals and plays such as Ragtime, Love! Valour! Compassion!, The Full Monty and Kiss of the Spider Woman—died March 24 at age 81 of coronavirus-related complications. On social media, ...


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  Greer named Biden's LGBTQ liaison

Reggie Greer—a D.C-based LGBTQ advocate who has worked as an Obama administration appointee and point person for LGBTQ elected officials—has been named LGBTQ vote director for Joseph Biden, The Washington Blade reported. "It's an honor of ...


SPLC-releases-Hate-and-Extremism-report

  SPLC releases 'Hate and Extremism' report

The Southern Poverty Law Center released its annual "Year in Hate and Extremism" report, identifying 940 active hate groups across the United States in 2019. The number of hate groups represents a slight decline from the ...


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  Kahlo exhibition tickets on sale

The Cleve Carney Museum of Art ( CCMA ) and the McAninch Arts Center ( MAC ) at the College of DuPage ( COD ) will host one of the largest private collections of original artworks ...


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  HHS not enforcing anti-discrimination rules, LGBTQ advocacy groups sue

Homeless LGBTQ youth, elders, foster children at risk in pandemic

New York, NY — Today, three organizations serving vulnerable populations — Family Equality, True Colors United, and SAGE — sued the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for its unlawful November 2019 announcement that it ...


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  SHOWBIZ Janelle Monae, Harry Hains' death, Sam Smith, COVID-19 cancellations

Janelle Monae will headline the 2020 Pride Festival in New York on Saturday, June 27, BET.com noted. The annual event has been headlined in the past by Grace Jones, Madonna and Patti Labelle, among others. This ...


NATIONAL-Curriculum-law-NY-trans-rule-Andrew-Gillum-LGBT-Health-Week-COVID-19

  NATIONAL Curriculum law, N.Y. trans rule, Andrew Gillum, LGBT Health Week, COVID-19

The U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina entered a consent decree that declares South Carolina's 1988 discriminatory anti-LGBTQ curriculum law unconstitutional and bars its enforcement, according to a joint statement from Campaign for ...


-NUNN-ON-ONE-THEATER-Sandy-Duncan-is-part-of-Middletown

  NUNN ON ONE THEATER Sandy Duncan is part of 'Middletown'

From the producers of Menopause The Musical and Fiddler on the Roof, Dan Clancy's Middletown is a play about human connection. For the Chicago run of the show, the two couples are played onstage at The ...


BOOK-REVIEW-Ian-McKellen-A-Biography

  BOOK REVIEW Ian McKellen: A Biography

Author: Garry O'Connor. $29.99; St. Martin's Press; 356 pages Any old stick would do. When you were a child, that's what it took to become a wizard: a stick became a makeshift wand, an old towel ...


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  ELECTIONS 2020 Biden takes Illinois; trans candidate makes history

Former Vice President Joe Biden, building on the momentum he's acquired in the past two weeks, easily defeated U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (and, technically, Tulsi Gabbard) in the Illinois Democratic primary on March 17. Biden also ...


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  Amrit Kapai keeps up with the Family Karma

There's a new eight part docuseries called Family Karma that follows the lives of seven Indian-American friends living in Miami. The Bravo show has already made TV history by being the first United States docuseries to ...


TRAVEL-San-Antonio-a-spot-that-defies-and-embraces-Texas

  TRAVEL San Antonio, a spot that defies and embraces Texas

Special to the online edition of Windy City Times

San Antonio is one city that encompasses what one may think of Texas—but also extends beyond one's perceptions of the state. Yes, there are the seemingly requisite cowboy hats and ( emblematic of the notion that ...


Williams-Institute-Floridas-HIV-criminal-laws-undermine-public-health-efforts

  Williams Institute: Florida's HIV criminal laws undermine public health efforts

Florida's HIV criminal laws may undermine the state's public health efforts by deterring people from seeking HIV testing and treatment, stigmatizing those with HIV, and disproportionately affecting the communities most impacted by HIV, including people of ...


Judge-releases-Chelsea-Manning-from-jail

  Judge releases Chelsea Manning from jail

On March 12, U.S. District Judge Anthony Trenga ordered the release of former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning—ending about a year of incarceration that she had served for refusing to testify to a grand jury, a ...


Open-letter-about-Coronavirus-and-the-LGBTQ-communities

  Open letter about Coronavirus and the LGBTQ+ communities

New York, NY - Over 100 national and local organizations have signed on to an open letter to health and media outlining how COVID-19 may pose an increased risk to the LGBTQ+ population and laying out ...


SHOWBIZ-Halsey-GLAAD-Jonathan-Van-Ness-Carol-Burnett-Stranger-Hearts

  SHOWBIZ Halsey, GLAAD, Jonathan Van Ness, Carol Burnett, 'Stranger Hearts'

Halsey said she won't be touring for a while after the year is over, IHeart.com noted. The singer, who is currently traveling for her "Manic World Tour," made the announcement on Instagram March 1. Posting images ...


NATIONAL-Puerto-Rico-trans-death-APA-revisions-conversion-therapy-LGBTQ-gym

  NATIONAL Puerto Rico trans death, APA revisions, conversion therapy, LGBTQ gym

Puerto Rico's governor condemned the killing of a transgender woman—whose death ignited a dialogue about transphobia on the island—as a hate crime, HuffPost reported. The body of Alexa Negron Luciano, who was also known as Neulisa ...


BOOK-REVIEW-The-Trans-Generation

  BOOK REVIEW The Trans Generation

By Ann Travers $25; New York University Press; 261 pages Boy or girl? That's a common enough question, if you're an expectant parent. You might've even wondered it yourself: will you need pink things or blue, ...


The-Boys-in-the-Band-writer-Crowley-dead-at-84

  'The Boys in the Band' writer Crowley dead at 84

Mart Crowley—best known for writing the '60s seminal play The Boys in the Band, about a group of gay friends at a birthday party—died March 8 at age 84, media reports stated. Writer Michael Musto broke ...


Warren-exits-presidential-race

  Warren exits presidential race

U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren has dropped out of the presidential race, ending her run after another round of disappointing finishes in Democratic primary contests across the country on Super Tuesday ( March 3 )—including coming in ...


Quigley-confronts-Carson-over-discrimination-against-LGBTQ-Americans

  Quigley confronts Carson over discrimination against LGBTQ+ Americans

Washington, D.C. — Today, during a hearing on HUD's Fiscal Year 2021 budget request, U.S. Representative Mike Quigley ( IL-05 ), a member of the House Committee on Appropriations, confronted Housing and Urban Development ( HUD ...


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  Aaron Schock comes out of the closet as gay

Former U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock ( R-Illinois ) has officially come of the closet as gay. In a lengthy Instagram post that went up March 5, Schock started by simply saying, "I am gay." He continued ...


MOMBIAN-Needing-more-than-a-moment-LGBTQ-representation-in-childrens-media

  MOMBIAN Needing more than a moment: LGBTQ representation in children's media

The Academy Award-winning songwriters behind Disney's Frozen, Kristen Anderson-Lopez and husband Bobby Lopez, announced recently that they are working on Universal Pictures' movie musical adaptation of The Prince and the Dressmaker, Jen Wang's award-winning graphic novel ...


LGBTQ-candidates-key-to-fate-of-Texas-State-House-LGBTQ-reps-could-nearly-double

  LGBTQ candidates key to fate of Texas State House, LGBTQ reps could nearly double

Washington, DC — Four openly LGBTQ non-incumbent candidates won their Texas state House primary races Tuesday night — Madeline Eden, Eric Holguin, Ann Johnson and Eliz Markowitz— as did all five incumbent LGBTQ state legislators. The ...


Bloomberg-drops-out-of-presidential-race

  Bloomberg drops out of presidential race

Michael Bloomberg suspended his presidential campaign March 4 after failing to persuade Democratic voters he was the best choice to defeat President Donald Trump despite record spending that topped $500 million, according to Bloomberg. ( Bloomberg ...


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  28 LGBTQ Endorsed Candidates Win Super Tuesday Primaries

Washington, DC — Super Tuesday election results so far indicate a strong night for LGBTQ candidates, with 28 Victory Fund endorsed LGBTQ candidates winning their primaries and one headed to a primary runoff as of 10am ...


Biden-makes-big-Super-Tuesday-primary-gains

  Biden makes big Super Tuesday primary gains

The tumultuous primary season only intensified March 3 as voters in 14 states and one territory went to the polls to make their choices for the Democratic candidate who'll face off against incumbent President Donald Trump ...


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  NATIONAL Cartoonist's memorial, mayor dies, Idaho bill, panic defense, political news

A public celebration of the life and work of Howard Cruse, a pioneer in the LGBTQ cartooning movement, will be held in New York City on Saturday, March 28, 6-8:30 p.m., at The LGBT Community Center, ...


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  SHOWBIZ Angelica Ross, Madonna, 'Love, Victor,' trans writer/activist, Judge Judy

Better Brothers Los Angeles ( BBLA )—in association with award-winning actress/activist Sheryl Lee Ralph and her non-profit organization, The DIVA Foundation—announced that actress and transgender advocate Angelica Ross is among this year's list of honorees for ...


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  APA Updates Resolutions Related to LGBTQ Issues

WASHINGTON — The American Psychological Association has revised three key policies related to LGBTQ issues to take into account the most recent research and changes in law, such as the legalization of same-sex marriage. APA's governing ...


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  Billy Masters

"They think I'm fucking dumb. I'm literally painted out to be this big, dumb idiot." - Pete Davidson says what he believes his "Saturday Night Live" castmates think about him. I have my doubts. Nobody uses ...


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  BOOK REVIEW Headcase: LGBTQ Writers and Artists on Mental Health and Wellness

Edited by Stephanie Schroeder and Teresa Theophano. $29.95; Oxford University. Press; 287 pages You had a flu shot this year. You watch your cholesterol, eat better, stay active, and brush twice a day. So why do ...


Victory-Fund-Pete-Buttigieg-candidacy-a-Revolution-in-American-Politics

  Victory Fund: Pete Buttigieg candidacy a "Revolution in American Politics"

Washington, DC — Today LGBTQ Victory Fund, the only national organization dedicated to electing LGBTQ leaders to public office, congratulated Pete Buttigieg on his historic run for president of the United States. Buttigieg is the first ...


Pride-Media-announces-new-leadership-at-Out-The-Advocate

  Pride Media announces new leadership at Out, The Advocate

Weeks after key leadership left Out magazine and The Advocate, Pride Media—the country's largest LGBTQ media company—announced a new and innovative leadership structure with the appointment of several editors. The Advocate reported that CEO Diane Anderson-Minshall ...


Buttigieg-drops-out-of-presidential-race

  Buttigieg drops out of presidential race

Former South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg—who ran a historic presidential campaign as the first openly gay contender in the Democratic Party—dropped out of the race March 1. Buttigieg lost momentum after finishing in the top ...


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  LGBTQ Victory Fund condemns homophobic remarks by Bloomberg's NC State Director

Washington, DC — Today LGBTQ Victory Fund, the only national organization dedicated to electing LGBTQ leaders to public office, condemned a homophobic remark by Michael Bloomberg's North Carolina state director James Mitchell and demanded Bloomberg apologize. ...


ELECTIONS-2020-Report-378K-trans-citizens-could-encounter-voting-hurdles

  ELECTIONS 2020 Report: 378K trans citizens could encounter voting hurdles

A new report by the Williams Institute at UCLA School of Law says that an estimated 965,350 transgender adults will be eligible to vote in the 2020 general election—but that approximately 378,000 of them could have ...


Majority-of-active-duty-servicemembers-oppose-trans-military-ban

  Majority of active duty servicemembers oppose trans military ban

WASHINGTON — Today, the Modern Military Association of America ( MMAA ) — the nation's largest non-profit organization dedicated to advancing fairness and equality for the LGBTQ military and veteran community — responded to new survey ...


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  LGBTQ Victory Fund condemns homophobic campaign of Florida state Senate candidate

Washington, DC — Today LGBTQ Victory Fund, the only national organization dedicated to electing LGBTQ leaders to public office, condemned the homophobic campaign of Miami Gardens Councilmember Erhabor Ighodaro, calling it "one of the most homophobic ...


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  NATIONAL Blackmailer killed, Anderson Cooper, Apple CEO, church settlement

After posting a Facebook Live video in which she threatened to out a man if he didn't pay her $5,000, 40-year-old Indianapolis woman Jane Waughfield was shot and killed, LGBTQ Nation reported. According to WISH TV, ...


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  SHOWBIZ Disney first, queer band, awards events, Aretha, 'Drag Race'

Months after The Rise of Skywalker featured the first same-sex kiss in the Star Wars galaxy, the new animated film Onward introduces the first self-identified lesbian character into the Disney-Pixar universe, Yahoo! noted. Her name is ...


HRC-releases-2020-presidential-survey-candidate-responses

  HRC releases 2020 presidential survey, candidate responses

On Feb. 24, the Human Rights Campaign ( HRC ) released its 2020 presidential questionnaire and responses from the leading Democratic candidates. The release of candidate questionnaire responses is a crucial step in the Human Rights ...


Gay-Ireland-prime-minister-resigns

  Gay Ireland prime minister resigns

Leo Varadkar, Ireland's first openly gay prime minister, resigned Feb. 20, The Washington Blade noted. The BBC reported that Varadkar submitted his resignation after the Irish Parliament failed to name a new prime minister. Varadkar, 41, ...


Nevada-slugfest-Warren-and-Buttigieg-score-solid-points

  Nevada slugfest: Warren and Buttigieg score solid points

"Horse-faced lesbians." That was one of the first barbs flayed against the Democratic presidential field's newcomer, Mike Bloomberg Feb. 19 in the party's most combative debate yet. MSNBC's moderator started the two-hour pre-Nevada caucus debate with ...


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  Billy Masters

"I thought, 'Why does he have to do that?' I mean, it seemed like he was living a fine life. Everyone who knew him knew he was gay."—Dame Joan Collins discusses UK personality Phillip Schofield coming ...


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  MUSIC Mykal Kilgore: Out singer on NAACP award nod, $2 wine and Billy Porter

Mykal Kilgore definitely marches to the beat of his drum. The singer certainly possesses talent ( as witnessed by his current NAACP Image Award nomination for Outstanding New Artist, which pits him against Ari Lennox, Mahalia, ...


Boy-Scouts-files-for-bankruptcy-in-wake-of-sex-abuse-lawsuits

  Boy Scouts files for bankruptcy in wake of sex-abuse lawsuits

The Boy Scouts of America has filed for bankruptcy as it deals with approximately 300 lawsuits from men who say they were sexually abused as scouts, media reports stated. With high-profile sex-abuse scandals in organizations such ...


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  ShOWBIZ 'Drag Race' judges, Dwyane Wade, 'Porgy,' Of Montreal, Cirque du Soleil

RuPaul Drag Race's season-12 guest judges consist of film, music, television, fashion and political figures such as Nicki Minaj, Whoopi Goldberg, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Chaka Khan, Robyn, Leslie Jones, Normani, Jeff Goldblum, Daisy Ridley, Thandie Newton, Olivia ...


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  NATIONAL Legislators walk out, hit-and-run arrest, lawsuits, Dan Reynolds

Democratic lawmakers in Virginia's legislature walked out as a Republican-invited pastor delivered a prayer that condemned homosexuality, LGBTQ Nation reported. Robert Grant Jr. of the Father's Way Church in Warrenton, Virginia—who was invited by Del. Michael ...







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