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Lambda-Legal-to-11th-Circuit-Schools-Must-Provide-Trans-Students-Equal-Restroom-Access

  Lambda Legal to 11th Circuit: Schools Must Provide Trans Students Equal Restroom Access

( ATLANTA - Dec. 5, 2019 ) — Today, Lambda Legal asked the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit to affirm a lower court ruling holding that a suburban Jacksonville, Florida, school district must ...


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  Only 13% of LGB people visit LGBT-specific clinics

A new study from the Williams Institute at UCLA School of Law found that only a minority ( 13% ) of LGB people have utilized LGBT-specific clinics and providers, but a majority ( 52% ) expressed ...


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  Kamala Harris leaves presidential race, Equality California lauds historic campaign

LOS ANGELES — Equality California, the nation's largest statewide LGBTQ civil rights organization, released following statement from Executive Director Rick Zbur after U.S. Senator Kamala Harris announced that she has suspended her presidential campaign: "Kamala Harris ...


Seasons-readings-Books-to-choose

  Season's readings: Books to choose

So, it's a wrap. Everything's under paper and under the tree. You're done with all your shopping, except for one person. Or two. Maybe four. So what do you get for that hard-to-buy-for person who never ...


School-official-dismisses-trans-related-suicides

  School official dismisses trans-related suicides

In Evansville, Indiana, a school board member seemingly dismissed activists' concerns about safety for LGBTQ kids and trans-related suicides, Advocate.com reported. Members of the Tri-State Alliance—a social service and educational organization serving LGBTQ communities in southeastern ...


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  NATIONAL Activists' honor, N.J. attorney general, gay bar closes, Warhol display

Three longstanding LGBT legal activists will be honored by the American Bar Association Commission on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity with its eighth annual Stonewall Award during a ceremony on Feb. 15, 2020, at the ABA ...


SHOWBIZ-Jamie-Lee-Curtis-Taylor-Swift-trans-model-activist-Lil-Nas-X

  SHOWBIZ Jamie Lee Curtis, Taylor Swift, trans model/activist, Lil Nas X

Actress Jamie Lee Curtis told interviewer Chris Azzopardi she supports the outing of closeted lawmakers who advocate for anti-LGBTQ causes, The Washington Blade noted. During an interview in support of her knew film, Knives Out, the ...


LGBTQ-groups-to-Supreme-Court-Strike-down-unconstitutional-abortion-law

  LGBTQ groups to Supreme Court: Strike down unconstitutional abortion law

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today the National Center for Lesbian Rights ( NCLR ) filed a friend-of-the-court ( amicus ) brief in the United States Supreme Court on behalf of 24 national LGBTQ organizations in the case ...


Artist-wanted-to-design-coin-commemorating-womens-right-to-vote

  Artist wanted to design coin commemorating women's right to vote

The Illinois state treasurer's office has issued a request for qualifications ( RFQ ) seeking an artist to design a coin to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. ...


Pioneering-gay-cartoonist-Cruse-dies-at-75

  Pioneering gay cartoonist Cruse dies at 75

( WILLIAMSTOWN, MASSACHUSETTS, Nov. 26 )—Howard Cruse—a pioneer in the LGBTQ cartooning movement and the author of Stuck Rubber Baby, a 1995 award-winning graphic novel about the intersection of race and sexuality in the South—died Nov. ...


Podcast-Plague-Untold-Stories-of-AIDS-and-the-Catholic-Church-launches-World-AIDS-Day-Dec-1

  Podcast Plague, Untold Stories of AIDS and the Catholic Church launches World AIDS Day, Dec. 1

America Media will launch Plague: Untold Stories of AIDS and the Catholic Church, a six-episode podcast series, on World AIDS Day, December 1, 2019. Reported by Michael O'Loughlin, who has covered the Catholic Church and L.G.B.T. ...


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  TRAVEL Louisville: Putting a twist on Southern hospitality

The South is renowned for many things—including food and its vaunted hospitality. However, it also has been maligned for, among other things, what non-Southerners might call "backward thinking." Well, take a look at Louisville, which one ...


HRC-calls-on-Trump-to-apologize-for-vile-HIV-and-AIDS-tweet-

  HRC calls on Trump to apologize for vile HIV and AIDS tweet

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the Human Rights Campaign ( HRC ), the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer ( LGBTQ ) civil rights organization, called on Donald Trump Jr., son of President Trump, to ...


Illinoisans-among-39-Victory-Fund-endorsements-for-2019-2020

  Illinoisans among 39 Victory Fund endorsements for 2019/2020

LGBTQ Victory Fund—the only national organization dedicated to electing LGBTQ leaders to public office—endorsed 39 more openly LGBTQ candidates for 2019 and 2020 races, including three incumbent members of Congress. Included in the newest group of ...


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  NATIONAL Subway attack, Matthew Shepard, OUT100, Indiana hospital

In Manhattan, a man was hit with a hammer and pushed onto the subway tracks in what police believe may be a hate crime, LGBTQ Nation reported. The alleged attacker then approached the 21-year-old victim waving ...


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  SHOWBIZ 'Will & Grace,' LGBTQ singers, legendary divas, Ellen's surprise

Will & Grace will pay tribute to I Love Lucy by building an entire episode around the iconic sitcom this spring, EW reported. In the episode that will air as part of the sitcom's final season, ...


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  Billy Masters

"Well, I used to jerk off to Leonardo DiCaprio."—Pete Davidson in Paper magazine. He clarifies, "Uhh, like his acting. I used to have a HUGE crush on Leonardo DiCaprio. I had this huge poster of him ...


BOOK-REVIEW-A-Song-for-You-My-Life-with-Whitney-Houston

  BOOK REVIEW A Song for You: My Life with Whitney Houston

Author: Robyn Crawford. $28; Dutton; 319 pages You saw that coming. It was easy to anticipate because the signs were there. It was plain as day, couldn't have been easier to see if it was ...


MOMBIAN-Childhood-stories-of-LGBTQ-other-social-justice-activists

  MOMBIAN Childhood stories of LGBTQ, other social justice activists

Every social justice hero was once a child. Some became activists as children; others did so as adults because of things they experienced when they were young. A new middle-grade book from the prolific Robin Stevenson ...


TVThe-L-Word-follow-up-aims-for-sex-laughs-drama-and-diversity

  TV'The L-Word' follow-up aims for sex, laughs, drama and diversity

During 2004-09, Showtime's The L-Word offered a Sapphic-centric L.A.-set successor to Queer As Folk. While groundbreaking, audacious and sexy—with more than 110 sex scenes during its run—creator Ilene Chaiken and her creative teams were responsible for ...


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  ABA names Stonewall Award honorees for legal profession's LGBT advancements

CHICAGO, Nov. 25, 2019 — Three longstanding LGBT legal activists will be honored by the American Bar Association Commission on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity with its eighth annual Stonewall Award during a ceremony on Feb. ...


Lambda-Legal-Denounces-the-Advancement-of-Lawrence-Van-Dykes-nomination

  Lambda Legal Denounces the Advancement of Lawrence Van Dyke's nomination

WASHINGTON, D.C., November 21, 2019 — Following the Senate Judiciary's Committee's party line vote to advance the judicial nomination of Lawrence VanDyke to serve on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, Lambda Legal ...


HRC-Foundation-releases-2019-Index-rating-cities-on-LGBTQ-inclusion

  HRC Foundation releases 2019 Index rating cities on LGBTQ inclusion

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 the Equality Federation ...


461000-LGBT-people-in-Ohio-are-vulnerable-to-discrimination

  461,000 LGBT people in Ohio are vulnerable to discrimination

Ohio's legal landscape and social climate put the state's 389,000 LGBT adults and 72,000 LGBT youth at risk of discrimination and harassment. The social, economic, and health effects of stigma and discrimination against LGBT people negatively ...


AIDS-Quilt-moves-to-National-AIDS-Memorial-archives-to-Library-of-Congress

  AIDS Quilt moves to National AIDS Memorial, archives to Library of Congress

Washington, D.C., Nov. 20, 2019 ( GLOBE NEWSWIRE ) — The NAMES Project Foundation ( NPF ) today announced that the National AIDS Memorial will become the new caretaker of the AIDS Memorial Quilt and NAMES ...


BET-Network-launches-Queer-As-FK

  BET Network launches "Queer As F**K!"

New York, November 19, 2019 — On the heels of BET Networks' recent announcement of Lena Waithe's original scripted series "Twenties" that follows the adventures of a queer black girl, and popular digital series, "Wig Out," ...


Epidemic-Transgender-Day-of-Remembrance-

  Epidemic: Transgender Day of Remembrance

Today, on the Transgender Day of Remembrance, we mourn. In the United States alone, 22 known transgender and gender non-conforming individuals — almost all of whom were Black trans women — were tragically murdered this year. ...


Report-identifies-best-practices-in-management-of-LGBTIs-in-correctional-settings

  Report identifies best practices in management of LGBTIs in correctional settings

Boston, November 20, 2019 — The Fenway Institute released a new report on emerging best practices in the management of LGBTI people in correctional settings at the Massachusetts State House on Wednesday, November 20. Report co-author ...


AMA-supports-laws-protecting-youth-from-conversion-therapy-NCLR-responds

  AMA supports laws protecting youth from conversion therapy, NCLR responds

CHICAGO, IL — Today, the American Medical Association ( AMA ) announced that it will formally support state and federal legislation protecting LGBTQ youth from the life-threatening practice of conversion therapy. The AMA, which has long ...


Lil-Nas-X-among-Smithsonian-Magazine-2019-American-Ingenuity-Awards-honorees

  Lil Nas X among Smithsonian Magazine 2019 American Ingenuity Awards honorees

Washington, D.C. — Nov. 19, 2019 — Smithsonian magazine, the flagship publication of the Smithsonian Institution, today announced the honorees of the eighth annual American Ingenuity Awards. This year's awards honor individuals across seven wide-ranging categories: ...


New-report-out-on-lives-of-trans-people-in-rural-America

  New report out on lives of trans people in rural America

( November 19, 2019 ) Des Moines, IA—Stereotypes and pop culture portrayals often overlook the diversity of rural America, framing rural regions as made up predominantly of white, politically conservative people who are hostile to LGBT ...


American-Medical-Assn-adopts-policies-on-LGBTQ-health-issues-racial-pay-equity-

  American Medical Ass'n adopts policies on LGBTQ health issues, racial pay equity

SAN DIEGO — The American Medical Association ( AMA ) gathered physician and medical student leaders from all corners of medicine at its Interim Meeting to shape guiding policies on emerging health care topics. The AMA's ...


HRC-Foundation-releases-report-on-anti-trans-violence

  HRC Foundation releases report on anti-trans violence

On Nov. 18, the Human Rights Campaign ( HRC ) Foundation released "A National Epidemic: Fatal Anti-Transgender Violence in the United States in 2019." The report notes the at least 22 transgender people and gender non-conforming ...


NATIONAL-Iowa-judge-dies-NY-items-Buttigiegs-mixed-news-RuPaul

  NATIONAL Iowa judge dies, N.Y. items, Buttigieg's mixed news, RuPaul

One Iowa Executive Director Courtney Reyes released a statement mourning the passing of Chief Iowa Supreme Court Justice Mark Cady, who passed away of a heart attack while walking his dog. Reyes said, "At One Iowa, ...


SHOWBIZ-Megan-Rapinoe-High-School-Musical-Roxane-Gay-Paris-Is-Burning

  SHOWBIZ Megan Rapinoe, 'High School Musical,' Roxane Gay, 'Paris Is Burning'

Soccer star Megan Rapinoe accepted Glamour's Woman of the Year award—another addition to her hardware collection that includes the Golden Ball award as the top player at the World Cup in France this year, USA Today ...


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  Trevor Project raises $1.2M at L.A. gala

On Nov. 18, the Trevor Project—the world's largest suicide prevention and crisis intervention organization for LGBTQ young people—hosted its 2019 TrevorLIVE Los Angeles fundraising gala at The Beverly Hilton. The honorees included Cybill Shepherd, Hayley Kiyoko ...


Jury-renders-23M-verdict-for-Planned-Parenthood

  Jury renders $2.3M verdict for Planned Parenthood

A federal jury found an anti-abortion group led by activist David Daleiden caused substantial harm to Planned Parenthood by infiltrating abortion industry conferences to secretly tape abortion doctors and staff—and awarded punitive damages of $870,000, Courthouse ...


CDC-releases-report-on-school-health-policies

  CDC releases report on school health policies

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ( CDC ) released "School Health Profiles"—a system of surveys assessing school health policies and practices in states, large urban school districts and territories. LGBTQs composed a significant part ...


PFLAG-National-to-honor-George-Takei-with-the-2019-Betty-DeGeneres-Advocate-Award

  PFLAG National to honor George Takei with the 2019 Betty DeGeneres Advocate Award

WASHINGTON, DC. | PFLAG National—the nation's first and largest organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer ( LGBTQ+ ) people, their parents and families, and allies—will honor actor and advocate George Takei with the 2019 ...


Lambda-Legal-decries-Menashis-confirmation-to-lifetime-judicial-appointment

  Lambda Legal decries Menashi's confirmation to lifetime judicial appointment

WASHINGTON, D.C., November 14, 2019 — In response to the Republican-led Senate's confirmation of Steven Menashi to serve on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, Sasha J. Buchert, Senior Attorney at Lambda Legal, ...


National-Center-for-Transgender-Equality-dissolving-staff

  National Center for Transgender Equality dissolving staff

The National Center for Transgender Equality ( NCTE ) started 2019 with 23 staffers—but will close the month with just seven, NewNowNext.com reported. Leadership recently offered employees the option to take a 10-week buyout. Nearly everyone ...


Gus-Kenworthy-on-skiing-Horror-Story-and-coming-out-

  Gus Kenworthy on skiing, 'Horror Story' and coming out

Gus Kenworthy first made an impression upon many LGBTQ individuals not so long ago—in 2018, when he was one of three openly gay U.S. athletes competing in the Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea ( Brittany ...


Billy-Masters

  Billy Masters

"The booing is fucking us up. It's messing with everyone's mic. You can grimace and all that. All we hear is booing."—Whoopi Goldberg admonishes the studio audience during Donald Trump Jr.'s appearance on The View. After ...


THEATER-FEATURE-New-York-theater-gets-political

  THEATER FEATURE New York theater gets political

For the first time in two years, I was in New York City recently to see some theater. I chose three highly political hot-button shows: Slave Play on Broadway, and Soft Power and Heroes of the ...


10-QUESTIONS-with-Laverne-Cox

  10 QUESTIONS with Laverne Cox

With various "firsts" in her already impressive career, the Emmy-nominated actress, documentary film producer and prominent equal -rights advocate Laverne Cox, continues to make history in her career and significant strides in her activism. Debuting on ...


NATIONAL-Manhattan-sculpture-Pulse-memorial-TrevorLIVE-LA-unsolved-murder

  NATIONAL Manhattan sculpture, Pulse memorial, TrevorLIVE LA, unsolved murder

A 10-foot tall sculpture dedicated to the transgender and gender nonconforming community ( TGNC ) was unveiled at Tribeca Park in Manhattan, ABC7NY.com reported. Internationally known visual artist Rubem Robierb is the creator of the sculpture ...


LGBTQ-veterans-denied-honorable-discharges-regain-NY-state-benefits

  LGBTQ veterans denied honorable discharges regain NY state benefits

WASHINGTON — Today, the Modern Military Association of America ( MMAA ), the nation's largest non-profit organization for the LGBTQ military and veteran community, released the following statement praising New York Governor Andrew Cuomo for signing ...


FBI-report-shows-rise-in-anti-LGBTQ-hate-crimes

  FBI report shows rise in anti-LGBTQ hate crimes

The Federal Bureau of Investigation ( FBI ) released its annual report on hate crimes in the United States, finding that 2018 saw a rise in anti-LGBTQ hate crimes across the nation—up nearly a percent when ...


SHOWBIZ-Out-singer-Hamilton-Sense8-Dolly-Parton-Shangela

  SHOWBIZ Out singer, 'Hamilton,' 'Sense8,' Dolly Parton, Shangela

LGBT singer Michael Longoria released a music video for "Kiss Me ( Like They Do In The Movies )," an original song written by Longoria and arranged by James Dobinson, a press release noted. The music ...


NUNN-ON-ONE-MOVIES-Elizabeth-Banks-spreads-her-wings-helming-Charlies-Angels

  NUNN ON ONE, MOVIES Elizabeth Banks spreads her wings helming 'Charlie's Angels'

Elizabeth Banks wears many hats in the third installment of Charlie's Angels. She acted, directed, produced, and wrote the screenplay in the popular story of women working in a detective agency. The film stars Kristen Stewart, ...


GLAAD-releases-annual-TV-report-

  GLAAD releases annual TV report

LGBTQ+ media-advocacy organization GLAAD announced the findings of its annual "Where We Are on TV" report. "Where We Are on TV" analyzes the overall diversity of primetime scripted series regulars on broadcast networks and assesses the ...


Openly-LGBT-candidates-win-in-Tuesdays-elections-

  Openly LGBT candidates win in Tuesday's elections

More than 75 percent of openly LGBT candidates running in the Nov. 5 off-year elections won. The total was 112: 106 Democrats, one Republican one Independent and four with undeclared party affiliations. It was a happy ...


80-LGBTQ-Victory-Fund-Endorsed-Candidates-Win-LGBTQ-Representation-Rises

  80 LGBTQ Victory Fund Endorsed Candidates Win; LGBTQ Representation Rises

Washington, DC — While returns continue coming in, election results so far indicate a strong night for LGBTQ candidates, with 80 Victory Fund endorsed LGBTQ candidates winning their races as of November 6th at 12:40am ET. ...


Six-Trans-Candidates-Win-Elected-Office-Tuesday-Nigh

  Six Trans Candidates Win Elected Office Tuesday Nigh

Washington, DC — Six openly trans candidates won their races Tuesday night — including four incumbents — increasing to 23 the total number of out trans elected officials nationwide. Virginia Delegate Danica Roem — the first ...


Television-legal-drama-addresses-personal-costs-of-coming-out-

  Television legal drama addresses personal costs of coming out

Bluff City Law, a recently-launched NBC legal drama portraying a social justice-focused Memphis attorney ( Jimmy Smits ) and his firm, has been depicting the the personal stakes for a middle-aged lesbian who is a senior ...


NATIONAL-Judicial-nominee-stay-of-execution-revenge-porn-Amy-Klobuchar

  NATIONAL Judicial nominee, stay of execution, revenge porn, Amy Klobuchar

A federal appeals court nominee broke down in tears during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing when confronted with a scathing letter from the American Bar Association ( ABA ) that deemed him "not qualified," NBC News ...


Top-worry-for-lesbian-parents-Stigmatization

  Top worry for lesbian parents? Stigmatization

New study finds lesbian parents worry about stigmatization but are proud to be role models The latest findings from the US National Longitudinal Lesbian Family Study New analysis asked 131 lesbian parents to reflect on the ...


South-Dakota-gay-man-executed-sentenced-by-jury-tainted-with-antigay-bias

  South Dakota gay man executed; sentenced by jury tainted with antigay bias

( Souix Falls, SD, November 5, 2019 ) — Last night, Charles Rhines, a South Dakota gay man, was put to death by lethal injection after the U.S. Supreme Court rejected a final motion that would ...


House-LGBT-Caucus-Reacts-to-HHS-Ruling

  House LGBT Caucus Reacts to HHS Ruling

Washington D.C. — The Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus is responding to the dangerous proposal by the Trump Administration that would remove requirements for HHS grant recipients to enforce nondiscrimination rules that prohibit discrimination on a number ...


SHOWBIZ-Rachel-Weisz-John-Waters-Jeff-Goldblum-Lady-Gaga

  SHOWBIZ Rachel Weisz, John Waters, Jeff Goldblum, Lady Gaga

Oscar-winning actress Rachel Weisz will play Hollywood icon Elizabeth Taylor for female directing duo Bert & Bertie and UK-Australia producing powerhouse See-Saw Films in A Special Relationship, Deadline reported. Slumdog Millionaire scribe Simon Beaufoy has written ...


Danica-Roem-Defeats-Anti-LGBTQ-Opponent-in-VA

  Danica Roem Defeats Anti-LGBTQ Opponent in VA

Washington, DC — Virginia Delegate Danica Roem — the first openly out-and-seated transgender state legislator ever elected in the United States — defeated her anti-LGBTQ challenger Kelly McGinn tonight in a race that was considered a ...


MOVIES-Ira-Sachs-on-bringing-Frankie-to-life

  MOVIES Ira Sachs on bringing 'Frankie' to life

Gay Jewish filmmaker Ira Sachs has shown a wide variety of topics in his work on the big screen. He has made a semi-autobiographical film called Keep the Lights On, which was based on a past ...


Gay-Man-Asks-US-Supreme-Court-to-Stay-Execution-and-Order-District-Court-to-Hear-New-Evidence-of-Jurys-Anti-Gay-Bias

  Gay Man Asks U.S. Supreme Court to Stay Execution and Order District Court to Hear New Evidence of Jury's Anti-Gay Bias

( Washington, D.C. ) Attorneys for Charles Rhines filed a petition for a writ of habeas corpus with the U.S. Supreme Court today and asked the Court to direct a federal district court to hear new ...


Lambda-Legal-Trump-Administration-Attacks-LGBTQ-People-with-HHS-Proposed-Rule

  Lambda Legal: Trump Administration Attacks LGBTQ People with HHS Proposed Rule

( New York, NY, November 1, 2019 ) Today, the Department of Health and Human Services ( HHS ) announced a proposed rule that would allow HHS to issue grants to social service agencies that discriminate ...


Opponent-Targets-Danica-Roem-With-Anti-Trans-Attack-Ad-Victory-Fund-responds

  Opponent Targets Danica Roem With Anti-Trans Attack Ad, Victory Fund responds

Washington, DC — Today LGBTQ Victory Fund condemned an anti-transgender online ad targeting Virginia Delegate Danica Roem — the first openly trans person to win and serve in a state legislature — and is demanding an ...


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  MOVIES Michael Shannon's 'Current' affair

Actor Michael Shannon has built an impressive resume after his film debut in Groundhog Day. He gained widespread attention in 8 Mile and went on make movies such as Man of Steel, The Shape of Water, ...


BOOKS-Lifes-a-witch-in-Augusten-Burroughs-new-memoir

  BOOKS Life's a witch in Augusten Burroughs' new memoir

After reading Augusten Burroughs' new tome Toil & Trouble some readers might have a "Witch, please?!" reaction to the memoirist's big reveal that he is a practicing witch. In Toil & Trouble, Burroughs writes about discovering ...


Billy-Masters

  Billy Masters

"Gay is not a limitation. It's a characteristic that I hope they view, like I do, that it's God's greatest gift."—Tim Cook's message to questioning youngsters The phrase "Banned in Boston" relates to many forms of ...


Halloween-unmasks-our-troubled-history-with-race

  Halloween unmasks our troubled history with race

Halloween is one of this country's favorite yearly activities. Unfortunately, Halloween can be America's scariest, too—especially for those of us seen as costumes you wear rather than the human beings that we are. Asian Americans, Native ...


HRC-pres-to-congress-Anti-LGBTQ-housing-discrimination-morally-bankrupt

  HRC pres. to congress: Anti-LGBTQ housing discrimination morally bankrupt

WASHINGTON — Today, Alphonso David, the President of the Human Rights Campaign ( HRC ), the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer ( LGBTQ ) civil rights organization, testified in a hearing before the ...


Spelman-College-creates-Chair-in-Queer-Studies-with-matching-gift-of-2M

  Spelman College creates Chair in Queer Studies with matching gift of $2M

ATLANTA, GA — OCTOBER 29, 2019 — Spelman College, the global leader in the liberal arts education of Black women, today announced the creation of a chair in Queer Studies backed by a matching gift from ...


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  SHOWBIZ RuPaul, 'Grease,' Queen Latifah, LGBT lists

VH1 announced that RuPaul's Celebrity Drag Race, an expansion of the Emmy-winning franchise, has been greenlit for 2020, a press release noted. The four-episode event series will feature 12 celebrities as they sashay into the "werk" ...


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  NATIONAL Law-school poll, Brandi Carlile, adoption ruling, Comcast situation

A new Marquette Law School poll revealed that respondents oppose a decision allowing business owners with a religious objection to LGBTQ people to deny services to those people, 57 percent to 34 percent, Vox noted. Also, ...


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  152,000 transgender adults are enrolled in Medicaid

More than half lack guaranteed access to coverage for gender-affirming care under state law. An estimated 152,000 transgender adults are enrolled in Medicaid in the U.S., according to a new analysis by the Williams Institute at ...


NATIONAL-Matthew-Shepard-recall-falls-short-Out-Equal-Scotty-Bowers-dies

  NATIONAL Matthew Shepard, recall falls short, Out & Equal, Scotty Bowers dies

The parents of slain gay Wyoming man Matthew Shepard blasted U.S. Attorney General William Barr for failing to stand up for LGBT civil rights in a statement read at a Justice Department ceremony marking the 10-year ...







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