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  Suspects arrested in murder of queer reporter

In Northern Ireland, authorities have arrested two teens ( aged 18 and 19 ) in connection with the murder of 29-year-old investigative journalist Lyra McKee, who was killed during rioting in Londonderry, CNN.com reported. McKee, who ...


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  TELEVISION Transgender model works the 'Runway'

Mimi Tao is making history on the 17th season of Project Runway as the first transgender model on the hit Bravo show. This talented model from Thailand was featured on Project Runway mentor Christian Siriano's "People ...


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  Wild Nights with Emily offers new takes on Dickinson myths

"Emily Dickinson wished to be published posthumously," says Mabel Todd ( Amy Seimetz ), the poet's editor, at one point in the new dramatic comedy Wild Nights with Emily. "'Posthumous' refers to a soul that wishes ...


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  Supreme Court denies appeal for gay man on death row

In an action one civil rights lawyer called "a deeply disturbing message about the value placed on LGBTQ lives," the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear an appeal from a man on death row ...


National-Black-Justice-Coalition-on-Morehouse-Colleges-Inclusivity-Policy

  National Black Justice Coalition on Morehouse College's Inclusivity Policy

WASHINGTON — Morehouse College, a historically Black men's college, announced that they would be accepting applications from Trans men. In response to the news, the National Black Justice Coalition released the following statement: "Every student has ...


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  NATIONAL Child-abuse bill, anti-trans attacks, Ariz. HIV/AIDS bill, Michigan gym

U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine ( D-Virginia ) introduced legislation for the first time ever that seeks to protect LGBT kids from child abuse, The Washington Blade reported. The Protecting LGBTQ Youth Act seeks to prevent the ...


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  SHOWBIZ Trans baritone, Billboard Awards, Kate McKinnon, Lena Waithe

Kirkpatrick & Kinslow Productions have announced it is greenlighting a documentary entitled Lucia's Voice ( Working Title ), OperaWire.com noted. The new film center on internationally renowned opera star Lucia Lucas will perform the title role ...


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  Trans singer songwriter Shea Diamond video supports HRC "Americans for the Equality Act" campaign

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WASHINGTON — Today, the Human Rights Campaign ( HRC ), the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer ( LGBTQ ) civil rights organization, released a new video from HRC's Americans for the Equality Act ...


-SAGE-Board-of-Directors-Welcomes-Two-New-Members

  SAGE Board of Directors Welcomes Two New Members

[New York, N.Y.] SAGE, the world's largest and oldest organization dedicated to improving the lives of LGBT elders, has welcomed Anthony Emeka Harbour and Denise Foy to its national Board of Directors. Harbour and Foy bring ...


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  STONEWALL AT 50 Fact sheet answers basic Stonewall questions

NEW YORK, NY — Monday, April 15, 2019 — The NYC LGBT Historic Sites Project, Making Gay History, the New York Public Library, GLSEN, the National Parks Conservation Association, and the Stonewall 50 Consortium announce the ...


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  Buttigieg First Openly LGBTQ Democratic Presidential Candidate in U.S. History

Washington, DC — Mayor Pete Buttigieg officially launched his presidential candidacy before a crowd of thousands in his hometown city of South Bend, Indiana this afternoon. The announcement makes Mayor Buttigieg the first openly LGBTQ Democratic ...


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  Buttigieg officially declares his run for presidency

On April 14 in his home city of South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg formally launched his presidential campaign for 2020. Buttigieg is the second openly LGBTQ person to run for president, following Republican presidential primary ...


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  BOOKS Inclusive anthology 'Halal' launches at Poetry Foundation

The Poetry Foundation was packed the night of April 11 for the book launch of Halal If You Hear Me, a collection of poems and essays by Muslims who are women, queer, genderqueer, non-binary or trans. ...


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  MOMBIAN Passover Questions for LGBTQ Families

Passover begins the evening of April 19, and although I'm somewhat casual in my observance, I love that the holiday, which commemorates Jewish people's journey out of slavery in Egypt, has become a time for reflection ...


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  SAGE praises bipartisan LGBT aging bill introduced in Congress

[Washington, D.C.] — Today, the Inclusive Aging Act was introduced by Senators Michael Bennet ( D-CO ), Lisa Murkowski ( R-AK ), and Bob Casey ( D-PA ). This bipartisan legislative proposal aims to support inclusive ...


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  Trans military ban now in effect

The Pentagon's controversial policy for transgender service members is in effect as of April 12. The new regulation keeps transgender troops from serving in the nation's military openly and also "blocks all use of [Department of ...


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  NYC's 2019 LGBTQIA+ Pride March announces Grand Marshals

Cast of POSE, Phyll Opoku-Gyimah, Gay Liberation Front, The Trevor Project, Monica Helms to lead

NEW YORK, NY, April 11, 2019 — NYC Pride, the official host of WorldPride 2019 | Stonewall 50, announces its five Grand Marshals slated to lead both the 50th NYC Pride March on Sunday, June 30 ...


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  BOOKS Queer scholar profiles Chicago house music

When Micah E. Salkind was a teenager in Kansas, he found the music that would change his life. "I went to raves and would hear Chicago house music," said the queer scholar, whose first book Do ...


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  BOOK REVIEW Dugan's Bistro and the Legend of the Bearded Lady

By Owen Keehnen $17; Out Tales Publishing; 148 pages Bob Theiss contained multitudes—most under a completely different name. Known as the Bearded Lady ( or BL ) to gay Chicagoans of the 1970s and early '80s, ...


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  Military policy researchers call trans ban the return of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"

SAN FRANCISCO, CA — The Pentagon plans to reinstate a ban on military service by transgender Americans this week, raising concerns by LGBTQ and national security researchers that politics is trumping both military readiness and equal ...


-APA-Concerned-About-Transgender-Military-Ban-

  APA Concerned About Transgender Military Ban

Washington, D.C., April 9, 2019 — The American Psychiatric Association ( APA ), the national medical association representing more than 38,500 psychiatric physicians, is concerned about the Department of Defense's ( DoD ) decision to implement ...


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  MUSIC Trans singer-educator talks music, teaching, traveling

For singer-educator Tommy Lamont, living an authentic life as a trans woman has been a decades-long journey that culminated in publicly coming out in 2015 to her extended family, friends and work colleagues. Lamont knew she ...


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  SHOWBIZ 'Drag Race,' George Michael, 'The Talk,' Don Lemon

Production company World of Wonder and Voss Events are presenting The Official RuPaul's Drag Race: Season 11 Tour, to kick off a run of shows on Sunday, May 26, in Los Angeles, a press release noted. ...


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  NATIONAL Teen PrEP bill, conversion therapy, Laverne Cox, murder-suicide

Maryland lawmakers have approved a bill allowing minors to receive pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP, without obtaining parental consent as a way to prevent the spread of HIV among youth, Metro Weekly reported. The House of Delegates ...


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  Billy Masters

"Let's see how long I last."—Patti LuPone says of her latest venture—as a member of Twitter. Her first Tweet? "Contain me with only 280 characters? Fuck that." All that with 240 characters to spare. If you're ...


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  BOOK REVIEW She He They Me: For the Sisters, Misters and Binary Resisters

By Robyn Ryle $22.99; Source Books; 400 pages Imagine being a young, queer or curious child with a lot of questions, but not a lot of resources on gender, sexuality, and terminology that come without judgement ...


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  Maggie Lindemann's not just a "Pretty Girl"

Singer Maggie Lindemann was introduced to the world through the app Keek and on Instagram. Shortly after that she came out as bisexual publicly and her song "Pretty Girl" began started creeping up the charts. Other ...


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  NYC Pride announces World Pride opening ceremony June 26, Whoopi Goldberg to host

NEW YORK, NY, APRIL 05, 2019 — NYC Pride, the host of WorldPride 2019. Stonewall 50,formally unveiled today the location and initial talent line-up of the official Opening Ceremony of WorldPride. The Wednesday, June 26, 2019, ...


HRC-Calls-for-Senate-To-Join-House-in-Reauthorizing-Violence-Against-Women-Act

  HRC Calls for Senate To Join House in Reauthorizing Violence Against Women Act

WASHINGTON — Today, the Human Rights Campaign ( HRC ), the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer ( LGBTQ ) civil rights organization, responded to news that the U.S. House passed a reauthorization of ...


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  Mormons change policies to benefit LGBTs

Ahead of a churchwide weekend conference, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints ( also known as Mormons ), on April 4, announced changes to two policies affecting LGBTQ church members and their families, The ...


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  Report details lives of LGBTs in rural areas

The Movement Advancement Project ( MAP ) released a new report, "Where We Call Home: LGBT People in Rural America," which examines the structural differences in rural life and their unique impact on the estimated 2.9 ...


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  Rhodes-Conway to become Madison's first queer mayor

Satya Rhodes-Conway, who is queer, won the Madison, Wisconsin, mayoral race in a landslide victory April 2, capturing some 62 percent of the vote against incumbent opponent Mayor Paul Soglin, who won 38 percent. In her ...


Ashanti-Carmon-murdered-DC-transgender-and-LGBTQ-organizations-plan-vigil

  Ashanti Carmon murdered, DC transgender and LGBTQ organizations plan vigil

April 2, 2019, Washington, DC—The Transgender community condemns the murder of Ashanti Carmon, a 27-year-old transgender woman who was brutally shot multiple times to death in the 5000 Block of Jost Street in the town of ...


National-Out-to-Win-Day-Urges-LGBTQ-People-to-Run-for-Office

  National Out to Win Day Urges LGBTQ People to Run for Office

Washington, DC — Today LGBTQ Victory Institute and 18 partner organizations are participating in the first National Out to Win Day, which aims to raise awareness about the severe underrepresentation of LGBTQ people in elected office. ...


MUSIC-Singer-Taylor-Trentham-From-Dollywood-to-Laramie

  MUSIC Singer Taylor Trentham: From Dollywood to Laramie

Every artist has a first gig. Taylor Trentham's was at Dollywood. The 22-year-old opera singer recently played the titular role in Roosevelt University's production of Considering Matthew Shepard—a classical music tribute to the gay college student ...


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  SHOWBIZ 'A Star Is Born,' Image Awards, Adam Lambert, Celine Dion

Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper's A Star Is Born soundtrack surpassed 1 million copies sold in the United States, Billboard.com noted. Star sold 16,000 copies in the tracking week ending March 21, bringing the soundtrack's cumulative ...


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  NATIONAL Trans woman's death, ICE detainees, medical news

A transgender woman was found shot to death in Maryland, marking the second known homicide of a transgender person in the United States this year, Advocate.com reported. Friends and family identified her as Ashanti Carmon, the ...


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  Lesbian mayoral candidates win big, 2019 to be Year of the Lesbian Mayor

Washington, DC — Lesbian mayoral candidates won big victories tonight in Chicago, Kansas City and Madison — raising the possibility that the number of lesbian mayors elected to major American cities could triple in 2019. Lori ...


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  Beyonce, Sean Hayes among GLAAD honorees

The media-advocacy organization GLAAD announced recipients for 15 of this year's 27 categories for the 30th Annual GLAAD Media Awards on March 27. Beyonce and JAY-Z received the Vanguard Award. HIV/AIDS advocate Morris Singletary; writer, producer ...


LGBTQ-Civil-Rights-Leaders-Call-for-Passage-of-Bipartisan-Equality-Act

  LGBTQ Civil Rights Leaders Call for Passage of Bipartisan Equality Act

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WASHINGTON — Today, ahead of the first-ever hearing on the Equality Act tomorrow in the House Judiciary Committee, civil rights leaders and advocates joined Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon on Capitol Hill to highlight the critical need, ...


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  2019 National Women's Hall of Fame Inductees Announced

Seneca Falls, NY: - In celebration of the 100th year anniversary of Women's Right to Vote in NY, The National Women's Hall of Fame will host a weekend celebrating the achievements of American Women in the ...


HRC-suspenda-Google-from-Corporate-Equality-Index-Over-Ex-Gay-App-

  HRC suspenda Google from Corporate Equality Index Over 'Ex-Gay' App

WASHINGTON — Truth Wins Out praised The Human Rights Campaign today for suspending Google from its Corporate Equality Index for refusing to delete a dangerous "pray away the gay" app by Living Hope Ministries that targets ...


Federal-anti-conversion-therapy-bill-introduced-in-House

  Federal anti-conversion therapy bill introduced in House

U.S. Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney ( D-NY ) introduced a bill prohibiting federal Medicaid funds from being used for anti-gay conversion therapy on March 28. Maloney's legislation would also crack down on deceptive billing practices carried ...


US-House-votes-to-condemn-military-transgender-ban

  U.S. House votes to condemn military transgender ban

The U.S. House of Representatives voted 238-185 on March 29 to pass a resolution condemning President Donald J. Trump's ban on transgender persons serving in the military. The House debated the resolution for about an hour, ...


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  10 Questions with Vic Featuring Melissa Etheridge

Melissa Etheridge is on top of the world. Her highly anticipated album The Medicine Show drops on April 12, she goes on tour at the end of March, and her namesake cruise takes off on March ...


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  Ava Max Sings Into a Sweet Life

New pop star Ava Max is taking over the charts these days with her song "Sweet but Psycho." She's already compared to Lady Gaga with the single and video that is at the top of the ...


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  BOOKS Trans author talks 'layered identity' in new memoir

"I wanted to be two things when I grew up: a writer and a boy." Life has never been easy for Nate Cannon. Diagnosed with major depression and bipolar disorder at 12 years old, the trans ...


Billy-Masters

  Billy Masters

"'It didn't kill them' @BarbraStreisand did you really say that?!"—Dan Reed, director of Leaving Neverland, responding to Streisand's comments on the documentary. I look high and low for a quote to kick off each column. This ...


House-passes-bill-requiring-LGBT-content-in-state-funded-textbooks

  House passes bill requiring LGBT content in state-funded textbooks

By Peter Hancock, Capitol News Illinois

SPRINGFIELD—The Illinois House, on March 13, passed a bill requiring public school textbooks purchased with certain state funds be nondiscriminatory and unbiased in their treatment of racial and ethnic minorities, and that they highlight the contributions ...


New-Landmark-Survey-of-50-States-Finds-Broad-Support-for-LGBT-Rights

  New Landmark Survey of 50 States Finds Broad Support for LGBT Rights

WASHINGTON — A landmark national survey of over 40,000 Americans, including results for all 50 states, released today by PRRI finds approximately seven in 10 ( 69 percent ) Americans support nondiscrimination protections for LGBT people ...


Jussie-Smollett-Charges-dropped-National-Black-Justice-Coalition-responds

  Jussie Smollett Charges dropped, National Black Justice Coalition responds

WASHINGTON, DC— This morning, news broke that the charges against Jussie Smollett for allegedly orchestrating a hate crime have been dropped. In response to the news David Johns, executive director of the National Black Justice Coalition ...


Report-finds-that-LGBT-homeownership-rates-16-below-national-average

  Report finds that LGBT homeownership rates 16% below national average

Jupiter, Fla. ( March 26, 2019 ) — The third annual LGBT Real Estate Report found that housing discrimination — and the fear of it — continues to have a profound impact on LGBT homeownership levels ...


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  SHOWBIZ Kristin Chenoweth, Lee Daniels, 'Tales of the City,' Janelle Monae

The San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus announced that Emmy and Tony winner Kristin Chenoweth will be honored with the Vanguard Award, and that Olympic figure-skating medalist Adam Rippon will receive the Trailblazer Award at the annual ...


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  NATIONAL Presidential candidates, Truth Awards, Chick-fil-A, hate crimes

Democratic presidential hopefuls will speak about their views and policy platforms regarding LGBTQ rights at a debate at UCLA on Oct. 10—the eve of National Coming Out Day, NBC News reported. UCLA's Luskin School of Public ...


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  GLAAD to honor Madonna May 4

GLAAD is set to honor the musical icon Madonna with the Advocate for Change Award at the 30th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in New York City on May 4, Deadline noted. "From the HIV crisis to ...


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  HRC Endorses Lori Lightfoot for Mayor of Chicago

WASHINGTON — Today, the Human Rights Campaign ( HRC ) — the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer ( LGBTQ ) civil rights organization — announced its endorsement of Lori Lightfoot for mayor of ...


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  Study find young adults with lesbian parents more likely to report same-sex attraction

In the latest findings from the U.S. National Longitudinal Lesbian Family Study, a new analysis finds that the 25-year-old children of lesbian parents are more likely than their peers to report same-sex attraction, sexual minority identity ...


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  75th U.S. Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus to Speak atvLGBTQ Military Event

WASHINGTON — Today, the American Military Partner Association ( AMPA ) — the nation's largest organization of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer ( LGBTQ ) military spouses and their families — announced that the 75th ...


SHOWBIZ-Hugh-Jackman-Sam-Smith-festival-news-Taraji-P-Henson

  SHOWBIZ Hugh Jackman, Sam Smith, festival news, Taraji P. Henson

Hugh Jackman is set to be Broadway's next "Music Man," Page Six noted. Producer Scott Rudin officially confirmed Jackman's casting in his revival of The Music Man, telling The Hollywood Reporter he was psyched "about the ...


NATIONAL-Couples-eviction-Pete-Buttigieg-Cory-Booker-dancer-sentenced

  NATIONAL Couples' eviction, Pete Buttigieg, Cory Booker, dancer sentenced

A lesbian couple filed a complaint against the transitional housing facility they once called home after they were forced out, LGBTQ Nation reported. Melanie Dingess and Leslie Conners were living at the The Gardens apartment complex ...


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  Supreme Ct. rejects anti-gay B&B's appeal

On March 18, the U.S. Supreme Court refused to hear the appeal of Phyllis Young—who runs the three-room Aloha Bed & Breakfast in Honolulu—who turned away a lesbian couple due to her Christian beliefs. A state ...


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  PASSAGES Filmmaker Barbara Hammer dies at 79

Pioneering experimental filmmaker Barbara Hammer—whose works involved a distinctive lesbian perspective—has died of ovarian cancer, ARTNews reported. She was 79. Hammer's breakthrough film, Dyketactics ( 1974 ), features more than 100 shots in just over four ...


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  BOOK REVIEW Long Live the Tribe of Fatherless Girls

By T Kira Madden $27; Bloomsbury Publishing; 304 pages Anyone who came of age in the late 1990s and early 2000s knows the name Steve Madden. Trendy and chunky, the shoes were lusted after by many ...


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  BOOK REVIEW Dugan's Bistro and the Legend of the Bearded Lady

By Owen Keehnen $17; Out Tales, Publishing; 148 pages Bob Theiss contained multitudes—most under a completely different name. Known as the Bearded Lady ( or BL ) to gay Chicagoans of the 1970s and early '80s, ...


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  STONEWALL AT 50 3-D digital record of Stonewall monument done

Heritage preservation non-profit organization CyArk has completed the first-ever three-dimensional digital record of the Stonewall National Monument in New York City to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising. Iron Mountain Incorporated, which specializes in ...


Billy-Masters

  Billy Masters

"He is circumcised. I have a gorgeous, circumcised penis and I want him to have the same."—Andy Cohen is not talking about what he looks for in a prospective paramour's equipment. He's talking about his son. ...


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  Pentagon proceeding with anti-trans military ban

The Pentagon announced March 12 that a directive has been signed to implement President Trump's policy barring most transgender people from serving in the military, The Hill reported. The policy dictates that transgender people who join ...


Millions-of-LGBTs-would-gain-civil-rights-protections-under-Equality-Act-

  Millions of LGBTs would gain civil rights protections under Equality Act

New estimates on the number of LGBT people who would gain protections from discrimination in employment, education, public accommodations, housing and credit if Congress enacts the Equality Act Tomorrow, bipartisan members of Congress are expected to ...


NATIONAL-Trans-military-ban-Fla-candidate-inmate-meets-end

  NATIONAL Trans military ban, Fla. candidate, inmate meets end

A federal judge in Maryland cleared the way for the Pentagon to put in place a Trump administration policy banning most transgender individuals from serving in the military—a move advocates said left only one temporary block ...


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  SHOWBIZ: Aguilera, Beyonce, Tribeca Film Festival, Marc Jacobs

The Human Rights Campaign ( HRC ) announced the organization will honor six-time Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Christina Aguilera with the HRC Ally for Equality Award at the 2019 HRC Los Angeles Dinner. ( As previously announced, ...


Legally-Blonde-collection-now-out-on-Blu-ray

  'Legally Blonde' collection now out on Blu-ray

The Legally Blonde Collection, centering on the character Elle Woods ( played by Reese Witherspoon ), is out on Blu-ray. The series is courtesy of Shout! Factory's Shout Select line, available now for pre-order from ShoutFactory.com, ...


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  BOOKS Chicago author talks space opera, queer representation

Chicago author/Hollywood stuntwoman SL Huang ( author of the science-fiction novel Zero Sum Game ) has recently teamed with fellow authors Becky Chambers ( The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet ), Yoon-Ha Lee ( ...


HRC-Equality-Act-to-be-reintroduced-next-week-160-top-US-companies-support-

  HRC: Equality Act to be reintroduced next week, 160+ top U.S. companies support

WASHINGTON — Today, the Human Rights Campaign ( HRC ) — the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer ( LGBTQ ) civil rights organization — announced that an unprecedented 161 leading businesses have joined ...


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  BOOKS Kimberly Dark's 'Daddies' issues

Writer and raconteur Kimberly Dark plucks the fig leaf off the patriarchy in her latest work. In The Daddies, writer and raconteur Dark excavates layers of man culture and custom that have saturated everyday life. As ...


Chelsea-Manning-jailed-again

  Chelsea Manning jailed again

Transgender ex-Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning has once again found herself in jail—this time for refusing to testify about her disclosure of military and diplomatic secrets to WikiLeaks in 2010, CNN.com reported. Manning—who served approximately seven ...







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