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  NATIONAL Political candidates, Larry Kramer, Virginia laws, drag-queen news

LGBTQ Victory Fund—the only national organization dedicated to electing LGBTQ leaders to public office—endorsed Ross LaJeunesse for the U.S. Senate, a press release noted. LaJeunesse would be the first openly LGBTQ man and just the third ...


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  SHOWBIZ Judith Light, RuPaul, queer docufiction film, Lil Nas X, Mika

GLAAD will honor award-winning actress, producer and activist Judith Light with the Excellence in Media Award at the 31st Annual GLAAD Media Awards in New York, a press release noted. The organization also announced that Lilly ...


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  Tenn. Gov. Bill Lee signs anti-gay adoption bill

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee signed a controversial bill that would let adoption agencies deny service to same-sex couples, among others, based on religious stances. The law takes effect immediately. Several corporations and groups—including Amazon, Nike and ...


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  Billy Masters

"OK, people, time to recalibrate our gaydar. Batwoman is a lesbian? Not that there's anything wrong with that, but talk to me, Gotham—what ever happened to politics staying out of our superheroes?"—Not only did Batwoman just ...


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  Lambda Legal releases report on judicial nominees

Lambda Legal released the third edition of its annual report of judicial nominees, showing how the Trump-Pence administration, with the help of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, has filled the federal judiciary with what the organization ...


Federal-court-ruling-benefits-same-sex-couples

  Federal court ruling benefits same-sex couples

A federal appeals panel of Republican appointees ruled Jan. 17 that the state of Indiana must treat same-sex married couples the same as male-female married couples when determining who to list on a child's birth certificate. ...


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  BOOK REVIEW Buzz: A Stimulating History of the Sex Toy

By Hallie Lieberman, $26.95; Pegasus Books; 359 pages Double-A. It has many uses, that little word-dash-letter. It's good for future baseball players. Good for a pre-teen girl. Great, if you're a student trying to bring ...


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  GLSEN slams religious exemptions that Trump proposes

GLSEN—which works to create safe and inclusive schools for LGBTQ students—denounced religious exemptions to federally funded programs across nine federal agencies recently proposed by the Trump Administration. In a press release, the national organization said these ...


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  LGBTQ military non-profit names veteran Jennifer Dane Interim ED

WASHINGTON — Today, the Modern Military Association of America ( MMAA ) — the nation's largest non-profit organization working to advance fairness and equality for the LGBTQ military and veteran community — announced that the board ...


Study-says-6-of-sexual-minority-adults-in-the-US-identify-as-queer

  Study says 6% of sexual minority adults in the US identify as queer

The first study to examine queer identity in a U.S. nationally representative sample An estimated 6% of sexual minority adults in the U.S. identify as queer, according to a new study by the Williams Institute at ...


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  NATIONAL Presidential candidates, HIV news, Seattle LGBTQ bars, Tom of Finland

Presidential candidate Tom Steyer was baffled by his own comments he previously made on protecting the health of LGBTQ asylum seekers when asked to flesh out his plan during a New York Times interview, The Washington ...


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  SHOWBIZ Bi comedian, 'Ugly Betty,' Aaron Hernandez, women's sports news

NBC crowned comedians Franqi French and Rene Vaca as the winners of its 16th annual StandUp NBC competition, the network's annual nationwide search for comedians of diverse backgrounds, a press release noted. French ( who happens ...


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  Actors honor their own at 2019 SAG Awards

The acclaimed South Korean thriller Parasite won the Screen Actors Guild's ( SAG ) Award for outstanding performance by a motion picture cast the evening of Jan. 19, the first time that peer honor has been ...


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  First woman coach in MLB history hired

On Jan. 16, Alyssa Nakken became the first female coach in Major League Baseball ( MLB ) history when she was named an assistant under new San Francisco Giants manager Gabe Kapler, media outlets reported. Nakken ...


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  Children Born Abroad to Married U.S. Same-Sex Parents Are U.S. Citizens

( New York, NY — January 17, 2020 ) Lambda Legal, Immigration Equality and pro bono counsel Morgan Lewis this week urged federal district courts in Georgia and Maryland to compel the U.S. State Department to ...


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  SHOWBIZ Taylor Swift, GLAAD, music festivals, CW renewals, Jake Gyllenhaal

GLAAD will honor global superstar Taylor Swift and award-winning director, producer, writer and advocate Janet Mock at the 31st Annual GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles at the Beverly Hilton on Thursday, April 16, a press ...


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  NATIONAL Scammer jailed, fertility study, queer billboard, panic-defense bill

After scamming gay men for over half a decade, Tyler Buchanan, 28, now faces up to 10 years in prison, Queerty noted. Buchanan pled guilty to using Craigslist and other websites to place ads offering gay ...


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  SAGE stands with affiliate in Puerto Rico

Aid to LGBT elders vital during this crucial time [New York, NY] SAGE Puerto Rico, a SAGE affiliate since 2018, is rushing to the aid of LGBT elders who are severely suffering after a series of ...


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  Oscar nominations out, with favorites and surprises

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced its 2019 Oscar nominations Jan. 13. As widely expected by commentators, films with multiple nominations included critics' favorites such as The Irishman, 1917 and Marriage Story. Joker, ...


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  'Michael Hutchence' soon out on digital, DVD and Blu-ray

The new documentary Mystify: Michael Hutchence, about the late INXS frontman, comes to digital and on demand platforms on Jan. 21, and to Blu-ray and DVD on March 31. Mystify: Michael Hutchence arrived in movie theaters ...


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  LGBTQ critics name film, TV honorees

GALECA: The Society of LGBTQ Entertainment Critics—composed of 260 mainly U.S. journalists covering film and television—named its final-round choices for 2019's finest movies, performances and more across a host of mainstream and LGBTQ-focused categories. South Korean ...


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  Federal court upholds injunction preventing discharge of HIV+ airmen

( Richmond, VA, January 10, 2020 ) — Today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit upheld a lower court ruling inRoe & Voe v. Esper that halted efforts by the Trump administration to ...


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  National roundup 2019, highlights and lowlights

In the last Windy City Times print issue, the publication covered 10 of the most important LGBTQ events that happened nationally in 2019. However, media outlets reported a lot more that occurred, from the sublime to ...


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  Billy Masters

"This is 20/20."—Cheri Oteri rang in the new year as Barbara Walters alongside a stoic Andy Cohen and a giggling Anderson Cooper on CNN. I'm a lot like Tina Turner. Now, the obvious question to ask ...


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  Screen queens, best and worst TV of 2019

The television entertainment landscape continued to evolve and grow in 2019, with Disney+ and Apple TV+ both making their debuts. Hopefully, the lists below will give TV watchers a way to separate the good, the bad ...


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  SHOWBIZ Best LGBTQ films, Eddie Murphy, Obama's songs, DJ retires

Advocate released its list of the 30 best LGBTQ films of the 2010s. Some on the list include Appropriate Behavior, Moonlight, The Kids Are All Right, Spa Life, The Handmaiden, Colette, Tangerine, Weekend, Booksmart, Rafiki, Beats ...


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  NATIONAL Anti-LGBTQ crimes, Richard Grenell, two-spirit marriage, Adam Rippon

A transgender man driving a taxi in McAlester, Oklahoma, was fatally shot early New Year's Day, Advocate.com reported. Dustin Parker, 25, leaves a wife, Regina, and four children, was a founding member of the McAlester chapter ...


Boston-IVF-announces-Landmark-Transgender-Male-Fertility-Research-Study

  Boston IVF announces Landmark Transgender Male Fertility Research Study

WALTHAM, Mass., Jan. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Boston IVF, a worldwide leader in fertility care and a pioneer in LGBTQ+ family building, today announced the results of its landmark transgender fertility clinical study — which shows ...


Parasite-Peanut-Butter-and-pachyderms-best-and-worst-movies-of-2019

  Parasite,' 'Peanut Butter' and pachyderms, best and worst movies of 2019

In the cinematic world, 2019 will be forever remembered for its sheer variety. For once, movies did not squeeze into a neat little box or get stuck in a rut as in years past. Bong Joon ...


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  WINTER THEATER PREVIEW Classics and revivals abound this season

One advantage to 2019's abbreviated lead-up to the holidays is the number of shows that decided not to close when the mirror-ball dropped, but instead extended into 2020. People can still catch Black Ensemble's The Other ...


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  Ellen DeGeneres, Elton John among Golden Globe honorees

The 77th Annual Golden Globes were distributed by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills on Jan. 5. Contributions from members of the LGBT community in the entertainment industry—as well as ...


UMC-may-split-over-same-sex-marriage-inclusion

  UMC may split over same-sex marriage, inclusion

A schism is expected within the United Methodist Church ( UMC ) over same-sex marriage and LGBTQ inclusion, media outlets reported. UMC leaders signed a proposal that outlines the separation, and this could be approved at ...


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  Julian Castro ends presidential campaign

On Jan. 2, Democratic presidential candidate Julian Castro officially ended his campaign. Low polling and fundraising totals contributed to the development. "It's with profound gratitude to all of our supporters that I suspend my campaign for ...


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  Olympian, LGBTQ+ icon Adam Rippon to campaign for Elizabeth Warren

Charlestown, MA — On Sunday, Jan. 5, Olympic figure skater Adam Rippon will campaign for Elizabeth Warren in Las Vegas, Nevada. Rippon will kick off Nevada for Warren's latest field office opening event and host a ...


Out-magazine-deputy-editor-Nico-Lang-leaves

  Out magazine deputy editor Nico Lang leaves

Nico Lang, the deputy editor of Out magazine, has left his position, effective Dec. 31. This development followed Zach Stafford and Phillip Picardi, the respective editors-in-chief of The Advocate and Out—two LGBTQ brands owned by Pride ...


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  SHOWBIZ Judi Dench, HIV+ musical comedy, Black LGBTQ musicians, Ryan Reynolds

Dame Judi Dench ( perhaps jokingly ) had a different take on Old Deuteronomy, her character in the panned movie Cats, Out.com noted. The role is traditionally played by a male actor, but Dench was tapped ...


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  NATIONAL Lily Tomlin, St. Louis, activist slashed, LGBTQ political candidates

Iconic LGBTQ comedian Lily Tomlin joined with several other comedy legends for a PSA in support of aging pets, The Washington Blade noted. In the video that The Grey Muzzle Organization produced, Tomlin is featured alongside ...


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  U.S. Rep. John Lewis has cancer diagnosis

U.S. Rep. John Lewis ( D-Georgia ), a noted civil-rights leader, has been diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer. Lewis, 79, plans to continue serving the 5th Congressional District during his treatment, according to WSB-TV. In ...


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  PASSAGES Broadway giant Jerry Herman dies

Legendary Tony-winning Broadway songwriter Jerry Herman—who was behind the iconic musicals Hello, Dolly!, Mame and La Cage aux Folles—passed away at 88 from pulmonary complications, media outlets reported. Herman told NPR that seeing Irving Berlin's Annie ...


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  Man behind memorial crosses retires

Greg Zanis—the Aurora man who has built more than 27,000 white crosses to commemorate victims of gun violence—has decided to retire, ABC 7 Chicago reported. Zanis started making those crosses in 1996— the same year his ...


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  Alla Kovgan dances with Cunningham

Filmmaker Alla Kovgan has created a new 3D documentary depicting the works of modern dance pioneer Merce Cunningham. Moscow born Kovgan has built a career in Europe and the US with dance films over the years. ...


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  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 ...


THE-AMAZON-TRAIL-All-I-want-for-the-holidays-is-a-left-earbud

  THE AMAZON TRAIL All I want for the holidays is a left earbud

Not really. My greatest wishes would be for world peace, a year of pain-free good health for all my family, friends, and neighbors, and a brand-new president and Senate majority leader. It would, however, be nice ...


BOOK-REVIEW-Toil-Trouble

  BOOK REVIEW Toil & Trouble

By Augusten Burroughs $27.99; St. Martin's Press; 320 pages Halloween is over this year, but not for you. Your decorations are still up because the season is young. There's plenty of time left for skeletons, monsters, ...


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  NATIONAL Trans deaths, Stonewall Housing, sex-workers act, RuPaul

On Dec. 7, 18-year-old Nikki Kuhnhausen was found dead after a six-month search that ended in a grassy field in her hometown of Vancouver, Washington—making her the 27th transgender homicide victim in 2019, NewNowNext.com noted. There ...


SHOWBIZ-Billy-Porter-Olivia-Wilde-Tessa-Thompson-Ragtime-Dan-Levy

  SHOWBIZ Billy Porter, Olivia Wilde, Tessa Thompson, 'Ragtime,' Dan Levy

Stars of stage and screen have come together to celebrate Emmy, Grammy, and Tony Award-winning star for Billy Porter's lip-sync video for his chart-topping dance single, "Love Yourself," a press release noted. The video features Porter's ...


10-Questions-with-Vic-featuring-Kit-Williamson

  10 Questions with Vic featuring Kit Williamson

It has been a long journey and years of perseverance for Kit Williamson to reach the pinnacle of success in Hollywood. He writes, produces and stars in Netflix's hit show 'EastSiders', nominated for 8 Emmy Awards ...


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  LGBT neuropsychologist mom pens book about life with very young kids

Dr. Bethany Cook is a 42-year-old licensed clinical psychologist ( and member of the LGBT community ) with a specialty in neuropsychological assessment. She's also a music therapist, a trainer of therapy dogs and is an ...


Looking-back-at-2019-National-LGBTQ-headlines

  Looking back at 2019: National LGBTQ headlines

One might argue that 2019 was a pretty good year for LGBT people. An openly gay man rose to the top tier of a large field of Democratic presidential candidates. A second openly LGBTQ person was ...


Pro-LGBTQ-groups-hail-trans-question-in-Democratic-debate

  Pro-LGBTQ groups hail trans question in Democratic debate

Pro-LGBTQ groups responded to a question in the Dec. 19 Democratic presidential primary that focused on violence against the transgender community. Yamiche Alcindor, one of the moderators of the PBS NewsHour-Politico debate, asked U.S. Sen. Bernie ...


Lambda-Legal-1-in-3-Trump-Circuit-Court-nominees-demonstrate-anti-LGBTQ-bias-

  Lambda Legal: 1 in 3 Trump Circuit Court nominees demonstrate anti-LGBTQ bias.

( New York, December 20, 2019 ) — Today, Lambda Legal released the third edition of its annual report of judicial nominees revealing the alarming extent to which the Trump-Pence administration, with the help of Senate ...


Rapinoe-on-Dec-22-episode-of-The-L-Word

  Rapinoe on Dec. 22 episode of 'The L Word'

Lesbian soccer superstar Megan Rapinoe will guest-star on the Sunday, Dec. 22, episode of The L Word: Generation Q, on Showtime. Rapinoe—recently named Sports Illustrated's Sportsperson of the Year—will play herself as a guest on Alice's ...


Study-focuses-on-caregivers-of-LGBTs-with-Alzheimers-

  Study focuses on caregivers of LGBTs with Alzheimer's

Taking care of and participating in research focused on patients with Alzheimer's disease ( a form of dementia ) has been a part of Indiana University ( IU ) Center for Aging Research at Regenstrief Institute ...


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  SHOWBIZ Trans model search, Noah Galvin, Beyonce, Fortune Feimster

Slay Model Management—the world's first exclusively transgender model agency—will host its first Model Search Feb. 15 at One Culver, in Los Angeles, a press release noted. Slay's models have appeared in campaigns for such companies as ...


NATIONAL-Blind-trans-woman-attacked-Pantene-ad-judges-Grindr-crimes

  NATIONAL Blind trans woman attacked, Pantene ad, judges, Grindr crimes

Police in Washington are investigating what they believe may have been a hate crime against a blind transgender woman, NewNowNext.com reported. The King County Sheriff's Office said a trans woman was left motionless on the ground ...


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  Affinity ED Rupert-Gordon to become National Center for Lesbian Rights ED

Chicago — The Board of Directors for Affinity Community Services announces the resignation of Imani Rupert-Gordon as executive director, as she leaves Chicago to become the executive director for the National Center for Lesbian Rights ( ...


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  Hallmark changes course, will reinstate same-sex ad [UPDATE]

In the latest development, the Hallmark Channel announced overnight on Dec. 15 will show an ad produced by wedding-planning website Zola that shows two brides kissing. Hallmark Cards, Inc. CEO Mike Perry said in a statement, ...


Hallmark-pulls-same-sex-ad-groups-individuals-respond

  Hallmark pulls same-sex ad; groups, individuals respond

Under pressure from conservative advocacy group One Million Moms, The Hallmark Channel pulled ads for a wedding-planning website that featured two brides kissing at the altar, Bloomberg reported. "The debate surrounding these commercials on all sides ...


Velazquez-Craig-and-Maloney-Press-HHS-on-Removal-of-LGBTQ-Protections

  Velazquez, Craig and Maloney Press HHS on Removal of LGBTQ Protections

Washington, DC — More than one hundred members of the U.S. House of Representatives have written the Trump Administration's Department of Health and Human Services ( HHS ), opposing a rule change that would reverse previous ...


Out-Advocate-editors-leave-posts-on-same-day

  Out, Advocate editors leave posts on same day

The editors-in-chief of Out magazine and The Advocate—two LGBTQ brands owned by Pride Media—announced Dec. 11 that they are leaving their posts, NBC News reported. Pride Media Interim CEO Orlando Reece has also left, putting the ...


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  Complaint: ICE officers treated inhumanely trans migrant in failing health

Today Transgender Law Center ( TLC ) and the Law Office of R. Andrew Free announced they filed a Federal Tort Claim Act ( FTCA ) complaint against the Department of Homeland Security ( DHS ), ...


SHOWBIZ-Neil-Patrick-Harris-Mary-J-Blige-Jane-Lynch-Pet-Shop-Boys

  SHOWBIZ Neil Patrick Harris, Mary J. Blige, Jane Lynch, Pet Shop Boys

Neil Patrick Harris and husband David Burtka are in Walgreens' new #TrueHolidayStory campaign, which finds the beauty and humor in memorably imperfect moments, NewNowNext.com noted. In the new spots, Harris and Burtka's holiday is less than ...


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  LGBT films and personnel among Golden Globe nominees

The 2019-2020 awards season kicked into full gear with the Dec. 9 announcement of this years Golden Globe nominees, and numerous LGBT-themed films and television shows, as well as LGBT personnel, were among those recognized by ...


Winter-movies-bring-an-intriguing-mix

  Winter movies bring an intriguing mix

We finish out the year with some heavy hitters that we previously mentioned in the fall preview, such as Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, Cats and Little Women in December. J.J. Abrams has now hinted ...


Billy-Masters

  Billy Masters

"I didn't bother going to school. I just found my inner pussy."—Sir Ian McKellen explains how he prepared for his role as Gus the Theatre Cat in the film version of the musical Cats. I have ...


MOMBIAN-Holiday-gift-guide-for-LGBTQ-childrens-books

  MOMBIAN Holiday gift guide for LGBTQ children's books

It's time for my annual gift guide to some of the year's best LGBTQ-inclusive children's picture books! There were happily more books published this year than I can include here, so please visit Mombian.com for a ...


Memoir-profiles-lesser-known-sides-of-Edie-Windsor

  Memoir profiles lesser-known sides of Edie Windsor

Mention the name Edie Windsor, and many LGBT residents would correctly associate her with the landmark litigation that ultimately paved the way for the United States Supreme Court declaring marriage equality to be the law of ...


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  ELECTIONS 2020 Marianne Williamson talks LGBT rights, presidential bid

Marianne Williamson—an author and activist who's been running to secure the democratic nomination for president in 2020, said that she doesn't see herself as particularly competing against anyone to secure a bid for the highest office ...


Alphonso-David-New-national-HRC-president-on-work-policies-and-Trump

  Alphonso David: New national HRC president on work, policies and Trump

Alphonso David is more than the new national president of the sprawling LGBTQ-rights organization the Human Rights Campaign ( HRC ). He literally is the face of change. David is the first civil rights lawyer—and the ...


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  Lambda Legal: Van Dyke's Confirmation An Affront to LGBT Community

( Washington, DC, December 11, 2019 ) — Today, Sasha Buchert, Senior Attorney at Lambda Legal, issued the following statement after the U.S. Senate confirmed Lawrence VanDyke for a lifetime position to the U.S. Court of ...


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  NATIONAL PrEP access, candidates, Kim Petras, abandoned son

Uninsured U.S. residents can now apply for free PrEP drugs through the federal government, Plus reported. The Department of Health and Human Services launched "Ready, Set, PrEP"—a national program to distribute medications used for pre-exposure prophylaxis, ...


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  LGBTQ groups say Defense Authorization Bill Should Have Ended Trans Ban

WASHINGTON — Last night, a coalition of organizations, including the Modern Military Association of America, Human Rights Campaign, National Center for Transgender Equality, GLBTQ Legal Advocates and Defenders ( GLAD ), National Center for Lesbian Rights, ...


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  GLAAD releases annual TV report

LGBTQ+ media-advocacy organization GLAAD recently 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 ...


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  International Human Rights Day legislation would make U.S. LGBTI protections leader

Washington ( December 10, 2019 ) — Today, as the United Nations commemorates the anniversary of the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Senators Edward J. Markey ( D-Mass. ), Jeanne Shaheen ( D-N.H. ...


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  Rapinoe named SI Sportswoman of the Year

Sports Illustrated magazine has named lesbian soccer player Megan Rapinoe as its Sportswoman of the Year. On July 7 in Lyon, France, the United States claimed a fourth Women's World Cup triumph with a 2-0 victory ...







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