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Gina-Ortiz-Jones-Shawn-Skelly-confirmed-by-US-Senate-both-make-LGBTQ-history

  Gina Ortiz Jones, Shawn Skelly confirmed by U.S. Senate; both make LGBTQ history

--From a press release

Washington, DC — The United States Senate today confirmed two historic LGBTQ presidential nominees by unanimous consent. Gina Ortiz Jones, confirmed for Under Secretary of the Air Force, will be the first out lesbian to serve ...


 
US-House-resolution-apologizes-to-LGBTQ-service-members-civilian-workers

  U.S. House resolution apologizes to LGBTQ service members, civilian workers

A new resolution introduced in the U.S. House apologizes for the federal government's treatment of LGBTQ federal civilian workers and U.S. service members, who were once subject to expulsion from their positions because of their sexual ...


 
Federal-judge-blocks-Arkansas-anti-trans-healthcare-law

  Federal judge blocks Arkansas anti-trans healthcare law

Judge James M. Moody Jr. of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas temporarily blocked an Arkansas law that would have banned physicians in the state from providing transition-related healthcare—e.g., hormones and puberty ...


 
Wisconsin-priest-resigns-over-allegations-of-improper-behavior

  Wisconsin priest resigns over allegations of 'improper behavior'

Citing allegations of "possible improper behavior," the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) announced the resignation of its top administrative official: Monsignor Jeffrey Burrill, who previously served in Wisconsin, the ...


 
Research-LGBTQ-people-of-color-meet-more-discrimination-Equality-Act-an-urgent-need

  Research: LGBTQ people of color meet more discrimination, Equality Act an urgent need

--From a press release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Discrimination inflicts profoundly greater harm on LGBTQ people of color in a wide range of areas, according to recent analysis of scholarly research released by the National Black Justice Coalition, National Center for ...


 
AMA-Foundation-begins-fellowship-program-to-address-LGBTQ-health-disparities

  AMA Foundation begins fellowship program to address LGBTQ+ health disparities

--From a press release

CHICAGO — The American Medical Association Foundation (AMA Foundation) today announced the University of Wisconsin—Madison as the inaugural institution of its National LGBTQ+ Fellowship Program to begin transforming the health ...


 
Hockey-prospect-makes-history-by-coming-out

  Hockey prospect makes history by coming out

Just weeks after the first active pro-football came out as gay, a professional hockey prospect has done the same. Nashville Predators prospect Luke Prokop has come out as gay, becoming the first active player under contract ...


 
Trans-model-makes-history-with-SI-Swimsuit-cover

  Trans model makes history with SI Swimsuit cover

On July 19, Sports Illustrated (SI) Swimsuit announced this year's cover models: rapper Megan Thee Stallion, tennis player Naomi Osaka and model/actress Leyna Bloom—each making history in her own way. A press release sent to Windy ...


 
SHOWBIZ-Ben-Whishaw-non-binary-actor-Cardi-B-Obama-Grease-prequel

  SHOWBIZ Ben Whishaw, non-binary actor, Cardi B, Obama, 'Grease' prequel

Out actor Ben Whishaw stars in the film Surge, which will debut Sept. 24 and On Demand, a press release announced. Whishaw portrays Joseph, who is trapped in a soulless job, living a life devoid of ...


 
NATIONAL-Amazon-condo-collapse-T-shirt-controversy-GLSEN-

  NATIONAL Amazon, condo collapse, T-shirt controversy, GLSEN

At least two Amazon employees have resigned in recent weeks to protest the company's decision to continue to sell a book they say frames young people who identify as transgender as mentally ill, NBC News reported. ...


 
Minnesota-governor-bans-conversion-therapy-

  Minnesota governor bans conversion therapy

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz has signed a bill that bans the discredited practice of conversion therapy, KARE11.com reported. The state will become the 21st to ban the practice that tries to change a person's sexual orientation ...


 
GLAAD-Studio-Responsibility-Index-shows-more-LGBTQ-character-screen-time-not-so-for-trans

  GLAAD Studio Responsibility Index shows more LGBTQ character screen time, not so for trans

--From a press release

Los Angeles, CA - Thursday, July 15, 2021 - GLAAD, the world's largest LGBTQ media advocacy organization, today released its ninth annual Studio Responsibility Index (SRI), a study that maps the quantity, quality, and diversity of ...


 
29-million-LGBTQ-adults-have-federal-student-loan-debt

  2.9 million LGBTQ adults have federal student loan debt

--From a press release

LGBTQ adults carry more than $93 billion in debt A new study from the Williams Institute at UCLA School of Law conducted in collaboration with the Point Foundation, the nation's largest LGBTQ scholarship fund, finds more ...


 
Prominent-lesbian-educator-activist-author-Sally-Gearhart-dies-at-90-

  Prominent lesbian educator/activist/author Sally Gearhart dies at 90

Sally Gearhart—the first out lesbian to receive a tenure-track position at San Francisco State University and a prominent LGBTQ-rights advocate—died July 14, according to The Bay Area Reporter, which cited an email Jean Crosby sent to ...


 
National-Black-Justice-Coalition-commemorates-International-Non-Binary-Peoples-Day

  National Black Justice Coalition commemorates International Non-Binary People's Day

--From a press release

Statement from David J. Johns, executive director of the National Black Justice Coalition, issued the following statement in commemoration of International non-binary people's Day: "Non-binary people have existed throughout human ...


 
Association-of-LGBTQ-Journalists-names-2021-Excellence-in-Journalism-awardees

  Association of LGBTQ Journalists names 2021 Excellence in Journalism awardees

--From a press release

WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 14, 2021) — Today, NLGJA: The Association of LGBTQ Journalists announced the recipients of its 2021 Excellence in Journalism Awards and recognized exemplary work produced in 2020. ...


 
MOVIES-In-the-Heights-available-as-soon-as-July-30-

  MOVIES 'In the Heights' available as soon as July 30

The 2021 musical film In the Heights will arrive on 4K, Blu-ray and DVD on Aug. 31. However, it will arrive for Premium Digital Ownership at home on July 30. The film is directed by Jon M. Chu (Crazy Rich Asians) ...


 
SAGE-and-MAP-Why-LGBT-older-people-need-the-Equality-Act-now

  SAGE and MAP: Why LGBT older people need the Equality Act now

--From a press release

(July 14, 2021) — A new issue brief released today by SAGE and the Movement Advancement Project, Why LGBT Older People Need the Equality Act Now, details how LGBT older people would benefit from passage of ...


 
Pose-makes-history-with-Emmy-nominations-

  'Pose' makes history with Emmy nominations

On July 13, the Emmy-winning father-daughter duo Ron Cephas Jones (This Is Us) and Jasmine Cephas Jones (#FreeRayshawn) unveiled the nominations for the 73rd Emmy Awards—and the FX show Pose made history. Not only is Pose ...


 
Aug-11-CHF-Comedic-Showcase-to-feature-Abby-McEnany-

  Aug. 11 CHF Comedic Showcase to feature Abby McEnany

On Wed., Aug. 11, 7-8 p.m., the Chicago Humanities Festival (CHF) will host "Work in Progress: A Comedic Showcase of Chicago," featuring Abby McEnany, on Navy Pier's Lake Stage. There will be a virtual introduction by ...


 
BOOKS-Author-activist-Roy-Wesley-on-his-new-book-about-his-father

  BOOKS Author, activist Roy Wesley on his new book about his father

Gay Chicago author, activist and Fermalogic, Inc. COO Roy Wesley has written a new book about his father—Invisible Vision: The hidden story of Dr. Newton K. Wesley, American contact-lens pioneer. Windy City Times: What made you ...


 
Billy-Masters-Judy-Gold-Provincetown-and-more-

  Billy Masters: Judy Gold, Provincetown and more

"I don't know. I just … I think I'd be good at it."—The fabulous Jennifer Coolidge explained why she would like to come back as a gay man. If reincarnation exists, I'd like to come back ...


 
SHOWBIZ-Pray-Away-film-contest-LGBTQ-book-musicians-Star-Trek

  SHOWBIZ 'Pray Away,' film contest, LGBTQ book, musicians, 'Star Trek'

The new Netflix Original Documentary Pray Away, from executive producers Ryan Murphy and Jason Blum, will make its global launch on the platform Aug. 3, a press release noted. In the film, former leaders of the ...


 
NATIONAL-Spa-incident-NJ-items-AIDS-gala-Tenn-lawsuits

  NATIONAL Spa incident, N.J. items, AIDS gala, Tenn. lawsuits

Tensions rose between protesters and counterprotesters in Los Angeles over a spa incident involving a transgender woman, The Hill reported. Recently, a cisgender woman complained to staff at Wi Spa in Koreatown after a transgender woman ...


 
After-50-years-Boston-Pride-dissolves-

  After 50 years, Boston Pride dissolves

After more than 50 years, Boston Pride decided to stop operating and dissolve, LGBTQ Nation reported. The group—one of the oldest Pride organizations in operations—decided that the Boston community "needs and wants change without the involvement ...


 
CDC-Fully-vaccinated-students-and-teachers-dont-need-masks

  CDC: Fully vaccinated students and teachers don't need masks

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said July 9 that fully vaccinated teachers, students and staff can return back to K-12 schools without wearing masks, Politico reported. On its website, the CDC stated, "Students ...


 
HHS-to-improve-interoperability-for-handling-data-on-sexual-orientation-gender-identity-

  HHS to improve interoperability for handling data on sexual orientation, gender identity

--From a press release

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) today released the United States Core Data for Interoperability version 2 (USCDI v2), a standardized set of he ...


 
Ohio-governor-OKs-anti-LGBTQ-healthcare-amendment-

  Ohio governor OKs anti-LGBTQ healthcare amendment

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine, a Republican, approved a last-minute amendment to a budget bill that allows medical providers and insurers "the freedom to decline to perform, participate in, or pay for any health care service which ...


 
Report-Queer-cis-women-candidates-outperform-queer-cis-men

  Report: Queer cis women candidates outperform queer cis men

--From a press release

Washington, DC — A new LGBTQ Victory Institute report (bhttps://victoryinstitute.org/resource/five-year-analysis-electoral-success-of-lgbtq-candidates-by-gender-identity/) shows queer cisgender women* run for office at significantly lower ra ...


 
Six-LGBTQ-candidates-prevail-in-NYC-primaries-

  Six LGBTQ candidates prevail in NYC primaries

Six out LGBTQ candidates won their Democratic primaries for New York City Council seats—all of whom are likely to win their November general elections in the heavily Democratic city, according to a Victory Fund press release. ...


 
Trevor-Project-data-on-LGBTQ-youth-suicide-shows-urgency-of-Equality-Act

  Trevor Project data on LGBTQ youth suicide shows urgency of Equality Act

--From a press release

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, Freedom & Opportunity For All, a national campaign advocating for the urgent passage of the Equality Act, and The Trevor Project, the world's largest suicide prevention and crisis intervention organization for LGBTQ ...


 
Lambda-Legal-elects-former-State-Senator-Heather-Steans-to-Board-of-Directors

  Lambda Legal elects former State Senator Heather Steans to Board of Directors

--From a press release

(New York) — Lambda Legal is pleased to announce it has elected Heather Steans to serve on its Board of Directors. Ms. Steans is a former Illinois State Senator and chairs the Steans Family Foundation board. ...


 
WOMENS-SOCCER-US-again-beats-Mexico-4-0

  WOMEN'S SOCCER U.S. again beats Mexico 4-0

In East Hartford, Connecticut, the U.S. Women's National Team (USWNT) finished in its final match before departing for the delayed 2020 Tokyo Olympics in style, defeating Mexico 4-0 on July 5 to wrap up the 2021 ...


 
Billy-Masters-

  Billy Masters

"like the song is literally about gay sex what y'all want me to do play the piano while baking a cake?"—Lil Nas X tweets a response to criticism of kissing one of his male dancers on the BET Awards. Call me ...


 
SHOWBIZ-Hedwig-Oscars-Demi-Lovato-GLAAD-Stevie-Nicks

  SHOWBIZ 'Hedwig,' Oscars, Demi Lovato, GLAAD, Stevie Nicks

Following 2019's sold-out, three-night engagement at The Town Hall in New York City (and several postponements in 2020), Hedwig and the Angry Inch co-creators John Cameron Mitchell and Stephen Trask are returning with a rock spectacle ...


 
NATIONAL-Panic-defense-subway-attack-NJ-items-Pride-rallies

  NATIONAL Panic defense, subway attack, N.J. items, Pride rallies

A bill that bans the so-called LGBTQ panic defense in Virginia took effect July 1, according to The Washington Blade. Democratic Gov. Ralph Northam on March 31 signed the measure that transgender state Del. Danica Roem ...


 
Supreme-Court-refuses-to-hear-anti-gay-florists-case-

  Supreme Court refuses to hear anti-gay florist's case

On July 2, the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear the case of a florist who refused to provide services for a same-sex wedding—leaving in place a decision that she broke state anti-discrimination laws, media outlets ...


 
OP-ED-Foreign-drug-pricing-puts-Americas-most-vulnerable-patients-last

  OP-ED Foreign drug pricing puts America's most vulnerable patients last

By Guy Anthony

It's no coincidence that American companies led the charge to develop COVID-19 vaccines. Numerous policies—from strong patent protections to a welcoming immigration system—help ensure that the world's smartest scientists can ...


 
Gilead-requests-approval-of-twice-a-year-HIV-medication-

  Gilead requests approval of twice-a-year HIV medication

Biopharmaceutical company Gilead Sciences recently submitted a new drug application to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration—and it's for the drug lenacapavir, a long-acting HIV inhibitor that is under clinical ...


 
Out-lesbian-Chantale-Wong-nominated-to-ambassador-level-post

  Out lesbian Chantale Wong nominated to ambassador-level post

--From a press release

Washington, DC — Today President Joe Biden nominated Chantale Wong to be the United States Director to the Asian Development Bank, a post with the rank of ambassador. Wong is the first out lesbian and first ...


 
Out-sprinter-off-US-Olympic-team-after-testing-positive-for-THC-

  Out sprinter off U.S. Olympic team after testing positive for THC

Track-and-field star Sha'Carri Richardson has been suspended for one month from the U.S. Olympic team after testing positive for THC, a chemical found in marijuana, CNN.com reported. Richardson appeared on NBC's Today show on June 2 ...


 
Womens-Liberation-Center-listed-on-National-Registers-of-Historic-Places

  Women's Liberation Center listed on National Registers of Historic Places

--From a press release

NEW YORK, NY—Tuesday, June 29, 2021— The site of the Women's Liberation Center, located at 243 West 20th Street from 1972 to 1987, has been listed on the New York State and National Registers of Historic ...


 
Womens-soccer-US-defeats-Mexico-4-0

  Women's soccer: U.S. defeats Mexico 4-0

On July 1, the United States women beat Mexico 4-0 in a friendly in East Hartford, Connecticut, according to ESPN.com. The match was the U.S. team's second-to-last tune up ahead of this summer's Olympics in Tokyo. ...


 
Tig-Notaro-Drawn-airing-July-24-on-HBO

  'Tig Notaro: Drawn' airing July 24 on HBO

Emmy and Grammy-nominated comedian, writer, actor and director Tig Notaro will return to HBO for a one-of-a-kind, genre-spanning experience in this first-ever fully animated stand-up special, Tig Notaro: Drawn, debuting ...


 
Concert-for-Love-and-Acceptance-features-LGBTQ-artists-allies

  'Concert for Love and Acceptance' features LGBTQ artists, allies

Country music artist and philanthropist Ty Herndon, in partnership with CMT, held his annual Concert For Love & Acceptance on June 30. Presented virtually as an exclusive live streaming event, performances included Herndon, Brothers Osborne, Kristin ...


 
Judge-denies-Britney-Spears-request-regarding-father

  Judge denies Britney Spears' request regarding father

Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Brenda Penny signed an order June 30 denying Britney Spears' request to have her father, Jamie Spears, removed from the financial aspects of her conservatorship, NPR reported. Spears' attorney, Samuel D. ...


 
State-Dept-to-allow-passport-applicants-to-select-gender

  State Dept. to allow passport applicants to select gender

Secretary of State Antony Blinken announced a major passport policy change: U.S. passport applicants will be able to select their gender without supplying the government any forms of certifying medical documents, according to Yahoo! News. The ...


 
National-LGBT-Cancer-Network-releases-groundbreaking-survey

  National LGBT Cancer Network releases groundbreaking survey

The National LGBT Cancer Network has released Out: The National Cancer Survey—the largest-ever LGBTQIA+ cancer survivor poll, according to a press release. The report is based on findings from over 2700 respondents across the United States, ...


 
Court-overturns-Cosbys-sex-assault-conviction

  Court overturns Cosby's sex-assault conviction

On June 30, Pennsylvania's highest court overturned Bill Cosby's sex-assault conviction after finding an agreement with a previous prosecutor prevented him from being charged in the case, ABC7NY.com reported. Cosby has served more than two years ...


 
Wis-birth-certificates-to-have-gender-neutral-options

  Wis. birth certificates to have gender-neutral options

Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers said state birth forms will soon include gender-neutral options for identifying the parents of a child, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported. The forms that are used to generate birth certificates will include ...


 
HRC-Foundation-SAGE-release-first-edition-of-Long-Term-Care-Equality-Index

  HRC Foundation, SAGE release first edition of 'Long-Term Care Equality Index'

The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, the foundation's educational arm, and SAGE, the world's largest and oldest organization dedicated to improving the lives of LGBTQ older adults, released the first edition of the Long-Term Care Eq ...


 
US-Supreme-Court-sides-with-trans-student-in-restroom-case

  U.S. Supreme Court sides with trans student in restroom case

On June 28, the U.S. Supreme Court left in place a decision that allowed a transgender student to use the bathroom that corresponded to his gender identity—a victory for the LGBTQ community that had wondered if ...


 
Billy-Masters

  Billy Masters

"Ballet dancers and hairdressers and drag queens made it safe for football players to come out and not the other way around."—Dan Savage puts Carl Nassib's coming out into the context of those who came before ...


 
SHOWBIZ-Wanda-Sykes-on-TV-trans-jazz-musician-book-award-Red-Table-Talk

  SHOWBIZ Wanda Sykes on TV, trans jazz musician, book award, 'Red Table Talk'

Wanda Sykes has been tapped for a recurring role in the upcoming fifth season of Robert and Michelle King's legal drama The Good Fight, on Paramount+, Deadline noted. She will play Allegra Durado—a brilliant, strategic attorney ...


 
NATIONAL-Pulse-Philly-Pride-Mormons-Victory-Fund-anti-trans-bills

  NATIONAL Pulse, Philly Pride, Mormons, Victory Fund, anti-trans bills

President Joe Biden (D) signed H.R. 49, the bill designating the site of the 2016 Pulse Nightclub shooting in Orlando, Florida as a national monument, into law, according to LGBTQ Nation. Afterward, Biden commemorated Pride Month ...


 
Chauvin-sentenced-to-225-years-for-killing-George-Floyd

  Chauvin sentenced to 22.5 years for killing George Floyd

On June 25, Minnesota Judge Judge Peter Cahill sentenced Derek Chauvin to 22 1/2 years in prison for the murder of George Floyd—a punishment that exceeded the state's minimum guidelines but fell short of prosecutors' request ...


 
WORLD-OutRight-head-stepping-down-to-be-LGBTQI-envoy

  WORLD OutRight head stepping down to be LGBTQI envoy

OutRight Action International announced the forthcoming departure of Executive Director Jessica Stern, who has been selected by the Biden administration to serve as Special Envoy for International LGBTQI Rights. In ...


 
Miller-Lite-launches-Open-Proud-for-the-LGBTQ-community-

  Miller Lite launches 'Open & Proud' for the LGBTQ+ community

In an effort to forge more inclusive and accommodating spaces for ALL, Chicago's own Miller Lite and Equality Federation are launching "Miller Lite Open & Proud." With this program, Miller Lite will listen to the unique ...


 
President-Biden-names-Special-Envoy-to-Advance-Human-Rights-of-LGBTQI-Persons

  President Biden names Special Envoy to Advance Human Rights of LGBTQI+ Persons

--From a press release

WASHINGTON — Today, ahead of his remarks at the White House for Pride Month, President Joe Biden announced that he will appoint Jessica Stern to be the U.S. Special Envoy to Advance the Human Rights of ...


 
Cuomo-signs-Gender-Recognition-Act-

  Cuomo signs Gender Recognition Act

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a measure that has added a gender-neutral option for birth certificates and other state-issued identification cards for those who wish not to specify their gender, WIVB.com reported. Cuomo made the ...


 
New-Biden-administration-materials-clarify-Title-IX-protects-intersex-students-

  New Biden administration materials clarify Title IX protects intersex students

--From a press release

Washington, D.C. — Commemorating the 49th anniversary of Title IX, the US Department of Education (ED) and Department of Justice (DOJ) yesterday released two new resources clarifying the scope and ...


 
HRC-NCLR-Task-Force-to-host-Pride-Then-Now-

  HRC, NCLR, Task Force to host 'Pride Then & Now'

On Monday, June 28, at 7 p.m. ET, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) and the National LGBTQ Task Force will co-host a virtual event, "Pride Then & Now: Honoring the ...


 
Study-More-than-half-of-LGBTQ-adults-have-been-threatened-with-violence

  Study: More than half of LGBTQ adults have been threatened with violence

--From a Williams Institute press release

An estimated 53% of LGBTQ adults report having experienced threats of violence since the age of 18, and three out of four had been verbally insulted or abused. The findings are part of a new report ...


 
LGBTQ-Experience-in-Public-Relations-Visibly-Proud-June-29

  LGBTQ Experience in Public Relations: Visibly Proud, June 29

The Museum of Public Relations will host its third annual tribute to the Public Relations industry's LGBTQ community on Tuesday, June 29 from 6 o 8 p.m. ET / (5:00 CT / 4:00 MT / 3:00 PT). This special event is ...


 
VIEWPOINT-Pride-at-work

  VIEWPOINT Pride at work

Pride Month is a chance for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ+) people to be proud and visible in a world that tells us not to be. Pride Month is a chance to celebrate and ...


 
Three-Red-Stars-make-Olympic-womens-soccer-team-

  Three Red Stars make Olympic women's soccer team

The United States Women's National Team (U.S. WNT) announced its 2020 Olympic team roster for the upcoming games in Tokyo. Red Stars defender Tierna Davidson, midfielder Julie Ertz and goalkeeper Alyssa Naeher were selected as part ...


 
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 ...


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

  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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