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BOOKS-Former-Warner-Brothers-head-Alan-Shayne-reflects-on-a-pivotal-summer

  BOOKS Former Warner Brothers head Alan Shayne reflects on a pivotal summer

Many things happened in 1941—Pearl Harbor was attacked, the Wonder Woman comic began publication and Franklin D. Roosevelt was sworn in for his third term as U.S. president. It was also a pivotal year for Alan ...


 
Undocumented-LGBTQ-activists-speak-on-importance-of-voting

  Undocumented LGBTQ+ activists speak on importance of voting

--From a press release

Los Angeles, CA. - Queer and undocumented filmmaker Armando Ibañez is releasing the videos of 9 undocumented LGTQ+ activists speaking on the importance of the 2020 elections to undocumented communities as part of the #VotaJota digital ...


 
Ocasio-Cortez-first-in-Congress-to-use-Twitch-platform-to-get-out-the-vote

  Ocasio-Cortez first in Congress to use Twitch platform to 'get out the vote'

In what is a first, U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez used the Twitch streaming platform for gamers to encourage gamers to help her 'get out the vote' before the Nov. 3 elections. She played the game Among ...


 
Black-sex-offenders-twice-as-likely-as-White-to-be-civilly-committed

  Black sex offenders twice as likely as White to be civilly committed

--From a Williams Institute press release

There are more than 6,300 sex offenders detained in state and federal civil commitment programs in the United States, according to a new study by the Williams Institute at UCLA School of Law. Results from states ...


 
Booksellers-launch-Boxed-Out-campaign-a-look-at-consumer-choices

  Booksellers launch "Boxed Out" campaign, a look at consumer choices

--From a press release

(New York, New York) 20% of independent bookstores across the country are in danger of closing. Today, theAmerican Booksellers Association launched the "Boxed Out" campaign to draw attention to the high stakes indie bookstores face this ...


 
BOOK-REVIEW-Gay-Like-Me-A-Father-Writes-to-His-Son

  BOOK REVIEW Gay Like Me: A Father Writes to His Son

By Richie Jackson $24.99; Harper; 163 pages Like father, like son. When you were small, people said you looked just like your dad. As you grew up, they said you had his sense of humor or his temper, you laughed alike, ...


 
LETTER-TO-THE-EDITOR-Nomination-of-Amy-Coney-Barrett-

  LETTER TO THE EDITOR Nomination of Amy Coney Barrett

Women-Church Convergence, a coalition of Catholic-rooted organizations including DignityUSA, deplores the nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court. We have serious concerns about the judgment of any nominee ...


 
Billy-Masters

  Billy Masters

"I think it's important to find a way, all of us, to move on and fly away from this subject onto something else."—Vice Presidential candidate Kamala Harris responding to Rachel Maddow asking if she saw the ...


 
SHOWBIZ-Lovecraft-Tony-nominees-RuPaul-Megan-Thee-Stallion

  SHOWBIZ 'Lovecraft,' Tony nominees, RuPaul, Megan Thee Stallion

The HBO show Lovecraft Country recently introduced a new character, Yahima—a Two-Spirit person who was quickly murdered and never mentioned again. But now, showrunner Misha Green has gone on Twitter to apologize for what she calls ...


 
NATIONAL-Autistic-trans-guide-trans-death-AIDS-Quilt-intersex-study

  NATIONAL Autistic trans guide, trans death, AIDS Quilt, intersex study

The National LGBTQ Task Force and the AWNNetwork released a collaborative guide, "Before You Go: Know Your Rights & What to Expect at the Doctor and in the Hospital"—a groundbreaking first-of-its-kind publication filled with tips and ...


 
Diversity-report-More-than-1000-LGBTQs-running-for-office-

  Diversity report: More than 1,000 LGBTQs running for office

LGBTQ Victory Fund— the only national organization dedicated to electing LGBTQ leaders to public office—released its inaugural "Out on the Trail" report, which details the diversity of LGBTQ candidates who ran for office in 2020. At ...


 
MOVIES-Ruby-Rose-talks-new-film-The-Doorman-LGBTQ-actors

  MOVIES Ruby Rose talks new film 'The Doorman,' LGBTQ actors

In the new movie The Doorman, out actress Ruby Rose (TV's Orange Is the New Black and Batwoman; movies such as John Wick: Chapter 2 and Pitch Perfect 3) stars as the titular character in an ...


 
Study-shows-young-queer-adults-face-high-rates-of-discrimination-

  Study shows young queer adults face high rates of discrimination

A new study from the progressive think tank the Center for American Progress (CAP) and the research group NORC at the University of Chicago reported that young queer adults face high rates of discrimination. The survey ...


 
LGBT-HISTORY-Surviving-the-Silence-The-Unexpected-Story-of-Col-Pat-Thompson

  LGBT HISTORY: Surviving the Silence, The Unexpected Story of Col. Pat Thompson

In 1989, U.S. Army Col. Margarethe (Grethe) Cammermeyer was undergoing a routine security clearance interview when she said four simple words, "I am a lesbian." At the time, she was a highly decorated nurse and war ...


 
LGBT-HISTORY-QAnons-SaveOurChildren-slogan-has-long-anti-LGBT-history-

  LGBT HISTORY: QAnon's 'SaveOurChildren' slogan has long anti-LGBT history

by Christiana Lilly

Model and cookbook author Chrissy Teigen recently shared devastating news with her social media followers: she and her husband, singer John Legend, had lost their child halfway through her pregnancy. She shared heartbreaking black-and-white photos of ...


 
LGBT-HISTORY-MONTH-SF-supe-vows-to-landmark-Lyon-Martin-house

  LGBT HISTORY MONTH: SF supe vows to landmark Lyon-Martin house

A San Francisco supervisor has vowed to landmark the home where the late lesbian pioneering couple Phyllis Lyon and Del Martin lived throughout most of their 54 years together. Historic preservationists, friends of the couple, and ...


 
Jagged-Little-Pill-Moulin-Rouge-lead-Tony-nods

  'Jagged Little Pill,' 'Moulin Rouge!' lead Tony nods

The nominations for the 2020 Tony Awards were revealed Oct. 15. The Alanis Morissette musical Jagged Little Pill led with 15 nominations, earning at least one nomination in every eligible category (including six for the show's ...


 
TELEVISION-Our-America-Living-While-Black-Oct-19-25

  TELEVISION 'Our America: Living While Black' Oct. 19-25

ABC Owned Television Stations (a division of Walt Disney Television) go beyond the statistics in a five-part docuseries, Our America: Living While Black, running Oct. 19-23 while airing a different series each day, culminating into an ...


 
Campus-Pride-announces-2020-Best-of-the-Best-LGBTQ-friendly-colleges-universities

  Campus Pride announces 2020 Best of the Best LGBTQ-friendly colleges, universities

--From a press release

Campus Pride commemorates LGBTQ History Month and National Coming Out Day by releasing its 2020 BEST OF THE BEST LGBTQ-Friendly listing of colleges and universities. The announcement features forty campuses ...


 
Court-declines-to-review-ruling-ordering-medically-care-for-Idaho-trans-prisoner-

  Court declines to review ruling ordering medically care for Idaho trans prisoner

--From a NCLR press release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the United States Supreme Court declined to review a federal court decision ordering the Idaho Department of Corrections (IDOC) to provide medically necessary gender confirmation surgery ...


 
LGBT-issues-front-and-center-on-Barrett-hearing-second-day

  LGBT issues front and center on Barrett hearing second day

LGBT issues were front and center in Day Two of the confirmation hearing for U.S. Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett, with Democrats and even a few Republicans attempting to clarify how she might approach such ...


 
Born-Perfect-responds-to-Barretts-use-of-preference-

  Born Perfect responds to Barrett's use of "preference"

--From a press release

WASHINGTON, DC — Today during confirmation hearings in front of the United States Senate Judiciary Committee, Judge Amy Coney Barrett used the dangerous term "sexual preference" when responding to Sen. Dianne Feinstein about her commitment to ...


 
Transphobic-ad-attacks-US-House-candidate-Gina-Ortiz-Jones

  Transphobic ad attacks U.S. House candidate Gina Ortiz Jones

--From a press release

Washington, DC — Today LGBTQ Victory Fund, the only national organization dedicated to electing LGBTQ people to public office, condemned the National Republican Campaign Committee (NRCC) for releasing a transphobic ...


 
LETTER-TO-THE-EDITOR-Lambda-Legal-responds-to-nomination-of-Judge-Barrett

  LETTER TO THE EDITOR Lambda Legal responds to nomination of Judge Barrett

--From a press release

Lambda Legal sent a letter to the Senate Judiciary Committee urging its members to oppose Judge Amy Coney Barrett. The rushed confirmation hearings began today for President Trump's nominee to fill the seat of the late ...


 
50-50-All-Souls-to-the-Polls-benefit-concert-to-get-out-the-vote

  50-50 All Souls to the Polls benefit concert to get out the vote

--From a press release

Oct. 13, 2020-(Chicago, IL) - A coalition of the nation's top arts presenters have joined forces to create a 6 hour "People's Benefit Concert" to spur Get Out The Vote action in all fifty states. More ...


 
Supreme-Court-nominee-Barretts-past-comments-troubling

  Supreme Court nominee Barrett's past comments troubling

U.S. Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett, whose confirmation hearing began Monday, predicted in 2016 that "religious exemption cases" were going to be big in the coming years, as well as cases deciding whether there can ...


 
Natl-Fair-Housing-Alliance-LGBTQ-Real-Estate-Alliance-address-discrimination

  Nat'l Fair Housing Alliance, LGBTQ+ Real Estate Alliance address discrimination

--From a press release

St. Paul, Minn. — The new LGBTQ+ Real Estate Alliance has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the National Fair Housing Alliance (NFHA) allowing for joint efforts to identify and rid the nation of housing ...


 
Directors-cut-of-But-Im-a-Cheerleader-will-be-out-Dec-8-

  Director's cut of 'But I'm a Cheerleader' will be out Dec. 8

People can celebrate the 20th anniversary of a classic lesbian film when But I'm a Cheerleader: Director's Cut arrives on Digital 4K Ultra HD on Dec. 8, from Lionsgate. From Primetime Emmy-nominated director Jamie Babbit ...


 
SHOWBIZ-Diversity-report-Zachary-Quinto-Schitts-Creek-Mariah-Carey

  SHOWBIZ Diversity report, Zachary Quinto, 'Schitt's Creek,' Mariah Carey

In a new report from the UCLA-based Center for Scholars and Storytellers titled "Beyond Checking A Box: A Lack of Authentically Inclusive Representation Has Costs at the Box Office," researchers found that bringing authentic diversity to ...


 
NATIONAL-Marriage-equality-minister-and-trans-journalist-die-HRC

  NATIONAL Marriage equality, minister and trans journalist die, HRC

LGBTQ-rights advocates are warning of a renewed threat to marriage equality, NBC News reported. President Donald Trump's nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court to succeed Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg ignited fears of ...


 
HRC-releases-newest-Congressional-Scorecard-

  HRC releases newest Congressional Scorecard

On Oct. 8, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) released its Congressional Scorecard measuring support for LGBTQ equality in the 116th Congress. Members of Congress were scored based on a range of key indicators of support—from votes ...


 
World-Rugby-bans-trans-women-players-

  World Rugby bans trans women players

International body World Rugby ruled Oct. 9 that transgender women may not participate in elite and international women's rugby, Reuters reported. In new guidelines, World Rugby said the naturally acquired physical benefits that trans women receive ...


 
Natl-AIDS-Memorial-to-launch-50-state-AIDS-Memorial-Quilt-Virtual-Exhibition

  Nat'l AIDS Memorial to launch 50-state AIDS Memorial Quilt Virtual Exhibition

--From a press release

SAN FRANCISCO (October 9, 2020) — The National AIDS Memorial is announcing a virtual exhibition of the AIDS Memorial Quilt (the Quilt) that will feature more than 10,000 Quilt panels representing all 50 state and U.S. ...


 
PASSAGES-Transgender-advocate-journalist-Monica-Roberts-dies

  PASSAGES Transgender advocate, journalist Monica Roberts dies

--From a National LGBTQ Task Force press release

"This week, the LGBTQ+ community lost one of our fiercest voices in Monica Roberts, an activist who not only lifted up the stories of trans people and inspired generations of countless transgender and non-binary people but ...


 
2020-LGBTQ-Candidate-Diversity-Report-released-1006-LGBTQs-running-

  2020 LGBTQ Candidate Diversity Report released; 1,006+ LGBTQs running

--From a press release

Washington, DC — Today LGBTQ Victory Fund, the only national organization dedicated to electing LGBTQ leaders to public office, released its inaugural Out on the Trail report, which details the diversity of LGBTQ candidates who ran ...


 
VP-debate-sparks-heated-response-online

  VP debate sparks heated response online

The vice presidential debate the evening of Oct. 7 was a draw: Vice President Mike Pence completely dodged difficult questions, and U.S. Senator Kamala Harris —and moderator Susan Page— let him. The winner was a random insect ...


 
National-LGBTQ-Task-Force-launches-Queer-The-Vote-Month-of-Action

  National LGBTQ Task Force launches "Queer The Vote" Month of Action

--From a press release

WASHINGTON,DC….Oct. 7, 2020…..The National LGBTQ Task Force Action Fund today announced an on-going "Queer the Vote" multi-faceted campaign to inform, educate and mobilize LGBTQ+ communities as we approach the Nov. ...


 
NATIONAL-Attacks-TGNC-emojis-lawsuits-Divas-for-Democracy-

  NATIONAL Attacks, TGNC emojis, lawsuits, 'Divas for Democracy'

A 24-year-old man was punched in the face and called an anti-gay slur while filming a TikTok video with a female friend in lower Manhattan, and police are investigating the attack as a hate crime, according ...


 
SHOWBIZ-Whitney-Houston-all-trans-Brokeback-Sam-Smith-Chicago-Med

  SHOWBIZ Whitney Houston, all-trans 'Brokeback,' Sam Smith, 'Chicago Med'

A hologram of the late Whitney Houston was used in a livestream show—allegedly without permission from her estate, NME.com reported. Hologram USA founder Alki David had originally worked on Houston's likeness in 2016. The hologram appeared ...


 
Newsom-appoints-first-LGBTQ-member-to-Calif-Supreme-Court-

  Newsom appoints first LGBTQ+ member to Calif. Supreme Court

On Oct. 5, California Gov. Gavin Newsom appointed a new state Supreme Court justice, naming Martin Jenkins as the court's first openly gay, third Black man on the judicial panel, The Merced Sun-Star reported. Jenkins, a ...


 
History-initiative-pairs-NYC-and-LA-LGBTQ-groups

  History initiative pairs NYC and LA LGBTQ groups

--From a press release

Organizations from two cities rich in LGBT history, New York City and Los Angeles, are teaming up for the annual social media event #MuseumInstaSwap. Tomorrow (Tuesday, Oct. 6), the NYC LGBT ...


 
Jessica-Halem-to-open-Transforming-Care-Conference

  Jessica Halem to open Transforming Care Conference

--From a press release

The Equitas Health Institute's virtual 2020 Transforming Care Conference on LGBTQ+ HIV & Health Equity opens Wednesday, October 14 with Jessica Halem's presentation of "Mourn the Dead & Fight Like Hell for the Living." As a ...


 
19-of-transgender-adults-in-the-US-are-parents-

  19% of transgender adults in the U.S. are parents

--From a Williams Institute press release

The first nationally representative sample of transgender people in the U.S. finds no difference in mental and physical health between transgender and cisgender parents An estimated 19% of transgender adults in the U.S. are parents, according ...


 
4M-gift-for-IU-McKinney-School-of-Law-focuses-on-LGBTQ-rights-diversity

  $4M gift for IU McKinney School of Law focuses on LGBTQ rights, diversity

--From a press release

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law has announced a significant $4 million gift from IU alumnus Steve Tuchman and his husband, Reed Bobrick. The gift will support the creation of an ...


 
Study-LGBTs-nearly-four-times-more-likely-than-non-to-face-violent-crime

  Study: LGBTs nearly four times more likely than non to face violent crime

--From a press release

LGBT people are nearly four times more likely than non-LGBT people to experience violent victimization, including rape, sexual assault, and aggravated or simple assault, according to a new study by the Williams Institute at UCLA School ...


 
COVID-19-President-and-Melania-Trump-test-positive-

  COVID-19 President and Melania Trump test positive

President Donald Trump revealed late during the evening of Oct. 1 that he and First Lady Melania Trump had tested positive for COVID-19. "Tonight @FLOTUS and I tested positive for COVID-19. We will begin our quarantine ...


 
LGBTQs-likely-key-percentage-of-electorate

  LGBTQs likely key percentage of electorate

--From a press release

New York, NY, October 1, 2020 - GLAAD, the world's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) media advocacy organization, released the findings of GLAAD's 'State of LGBTQ Voters' poll which ...


 
LGBTQ-HISTORY-MONTH-Nizah-Morris-case-a-seventeen-year-saga-for-transparency-

  LGBTQ HISTORY MONTH: Nizah Morris case a seventeen-year saga for transparency

This month marks the 65th birthday of Nizah Morris. It's difficult to believe that Nizah would be a senior citizen if she were alive today. She was born on Oct. 19, 1955. So much has changed since her tragic death in ...


 
PASSAGES-Timothy-Ray-Brown-who-was-cured-of-HIV-dies-of-cancer-at-54-

  PASSAGES Timothy Ray Brown, who was cured of HIV, dies of cancer at 54

After a five-month battle with leukemia, Timothy Ray Brown—publicized as the first known person to be cured of HIV, and also known by many as "The Berlin Patient"—has died of cancer, according to the International AIDS ...


 
LGBTQ-HISTORY-MONTH-My-Notorious-RBG-moment

  LGBTQ HISTORY MONTH My Notorious RBG moment

In the 1990s, the U.S. Senate was attempting in every possible way to censor this new thing called the internet. The senators soon came up with an idea to stop information that might be objectionable to ...


 
Feminist-icon-singer-Helen-Reddy-dies-at-78-

  Feminist icon/singer Helen Reddy dies at 78

Helen Reddy—the Australian-born singer whose 1972 hit song "I Am Woman" made her a feminist icon—died Sept. 29 in Los Angeles. She was 78. According to The New York Times, Reddy suffered for decades from Addison's ...


 
New-study-examines-pathways-into-poverty-for-LGBTQ-adults

  New study examines pathways into poverty for LGBTQ adults

--From a press release

A new report by the Williams Institute at UCLA School of Law provides an exploration of common pathways into and prolonging poverty among a diverse population of low-income LGBTQ people in California. An analysis of interviews ...


 
The-first-presidential-debate-Chaos-unchecked

  The first presidential debate: Chaos unchecked

The first meeting of the two major party presidential candidates Sept. 29 was billed as a "debate" but, as lesbian political commentator Rachel Maddow put it afterward, the event turned out to be a "monstrous unintelligible ...


 
Billy-Masters

  Billy Masters

"It's terrifying. It's scary. We have to get out and vote."—Lil Nas X's response to the death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Michael Bloomberg has found a way to help Joe Biden get more votes in Florida: ...


 
NATIONAL-Trans-incidents-governors-It-Gets-Better-Keith-Haring-Gloria-Trevi

  NATIONAL Trans incidents, governors, It Gets Better, Keith Haring, Gloria Trevi

The National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC) mourned the loss of Aerrion Burnett, a 37-year-old Black trans woman from Independence, Missouri who was found dead of a gunshot wound Sept. 19, a press release noted ...


 
SHOWBIZ-Bradley-Cooper-Spice-Girls-greatest-albums-film-The-Glorias

  SHOWBIZ Bradley Cooper, Spice Girls, greatest albums, film 'The Glorias'

Bradley Cooper has found his onscreen partner and a new title—Maestro—for the Leonard Bernstein film he will star in and direct for Netflix, Deadline reported. Carey Mulligan has been cast as Felicia Montealegre Cohn Bernstein, wife ...


 
-MUSIC-Davis-Mallory-name-drops-Jane-Fonda-with-new-song

  MUSIC Davis Mallory name-drops Jane Fonda with new song

Openly gay singer Davis Mallory has debuted a new pop song called "Jane Fonda" for the masses. The track was written in Stockholm, Sweden and the video was directed by Cooper Smith in Nashville, Tennessee. Many ...


 
The-Most-Important-LGBTQ-Plays-

  The Most Important LGBTQ+ Plays

"A gay play?" playwright Robert Patrick wrote, "Is that a play that sleeps with other plays of the same sex?" We think a gay play reveals one of three things in a significant way: (1) how ...


 
NBJC-releases-statement-on-National-Gay-Mens-HIV-AIDS-Awareness-Day

  NBJC releases statement on National Gay Men's HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

In honor of National Gay Men's HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (Sept. 27), the National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC) released a statement: "Today is a day to celebrate that HIV is no longer the death sentence it once ...


 
National-LGBT-Media-Association-For-Joe-Biden-push-relentlessly-until-Nov-3

  National LGBT Media Association: For Joe Biden, push relentlessly until Nov. 3

Statement from National LGBT Media Association: Among the many compelling reasons to make sure that Donald Trump and Mike Pence are not reelected on November 3, perhaps the 26 most compelling are the transgender Americans—most of ...


 
NCLR-condemns-rush-to-replace-Justice-Ginsburg

  NCLR condemns rush to replace Justice Ginsburg

--From a press release

SAN FRANCISCO, CA — Today, President Donald Trump announced the nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to replace Justice Ginsburg, only days after Justice Ginsburg's death and before her burial at Arlington National Cemetery next week. After ...


 
Trump-nominates-Ginsburg-successor-LGBTQs-react

  Trump nominates Ginsburg successor, LGBTQs react

President Trump announced Sept. 26 his nominee to replace U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and, as expected, she is a jurist LGBT groups are expected to vehemently oppose. In a crowded outdoor event at ...


 
Lambda-Legal-on-probable-Supreme-Court-nomination-of-Amy-Coney-Barrett-

  Lambda Legal on probable Supreme Court nomination of Amy Coney Barrett

--From a press release

(Washington, D.C., September 25, 2020) — In response to reports that President Trump intends to nominate Judge Amy Coney Barrett, currently on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, to the United States Supreme ...


 
National-LGBTQ-Task-Force-to-stream-The-Power-of-US-gala-Oct-3

  National LGBTQ Task Force to stream "The Power of US" gala Oct. 3

--From a press release

NATIONAL LGBTQ TASK FORCE ANNUAL GALA OCTOBER 3, 2020 AT 8PM ET/5PM PT Washington, DC. September 24, 2020. The National LGBTQ Task Force has announced it will stream the 2020 National LGBTQ Task Force Gala, presented ...


 
Ruth-Bader-Ginsburg-films-out-Sept-25-

  Ruth Bader Ginsburg films out Sept. 25

As a tribute of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's life and legacy, Focus Features and Magnolia Pictures will be re-releasing On the Basis of Sex and RBG—both films about Ginsburg—Friday, Sept. 25 in theaters, ...


 
Trans-Puerto-Rico-icon-dies-at-73-

  Trans Puerto Rico icon dies at 73

Soraya Santiago—the first person from Puerto Rico known to have undergone gender reassignment surgery and a longtime icon for the U.S. territory's LGBTQ community—has died of cancer, ABC News reported. She was 73. Santiago had frequented ...


 
Carey-stepping-down-as-Task-Force-executive-director-in-2021-

  Carey stepping down as Task Force executive director in 2021

On Sept. 23, the National LGBTQ Task Force announced that longtime Executive Director Rea Carey will be stepping down in early 2021. Carey has been with the organization since 2003 as a senior strategist, then deputy ...


 
Five-Worth-Finding-Tom-of-Finland-help-for-renters-Batwoman

  Five Worth Finding: Tom of Finland, help for renters, 'Batwoman'

—Rentervention (https://lcbh.org/get-legal-help/rentervention): This webpage begins with a daunting statistic: Each year, more than 20,000 people are evicted from their homes in Chicago. Rentervention—a part of the ...


 
Creating-Change-Conference-to-hold-Oct-10-day-long-event-Queering-Racial-Justice

  Creating Change Conference to hold Oct. 10 day-long event, "Queering Racial Justice"

--From a press release

Sept. 21, 2020….Washington, DC…. The National LGBTQ Task Force and Creating Change will hold a day-long event (12:30 ET to 6:30 ET) exploring how Queer/Trans People of Color (QTPOC) activism is leading the resistance to state ...


 
HRC-Pres-Alphonso-David-reacts-to-US-approaching-200000-COVID-deaths

  HRC Pres. Alphonso David reacts to U.S. approaching 200,000 COVID deaths

--From a press release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, as the United States approaches the grim milestone of surpassing 200,000 deaths caused by COVID-19, Human Rights Campaign Foundation (HRC) President Alphonso David released the following ...


 
NATIONAL-Lambda-Litfest-BiWeek-whistleblower-Equality-Awards-Blade

  NATIONAL Lambda Litfest, #BiWeek, whistleblower, Equality Awards, Blade

The 4th annual Lambda Litfest (Oct. 5-9) has been transformed into a specially curated, virtual event celebrating Black LGBTQIA+ excellence and abundance, a press release noted. The opening night will set the stage by bringing panelists ...


 
SHOWBIZ-Julia-Child-movie-Janelle-Monae-Ammonite-Harry-Styles-

  SHOWBIZ Julia Child movie, Janelle Monae, 'Ammonite,' Harry Styles

David Hyde Pierce will star opposite Sarah Lancashire in Julia, HBO Max's drama pilot about the famous chef, trailblazing cookbook author and TV personality, Deadline reported. He replaces Tom Hollander, who originally had been tapped for ...


 
OP-ED-Ruth-Bader-Ginsburg-bent-the-moral-arc-toward-justice

  OP-ED: Ruth Bader Ginsburg bent the moral arc toward justice

Like so many Americans across the country, I, too, am mourning the news that U.S. Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has died due to complications from metastatic pancreatic cancer. She was 87. As a soft-spoken firebrand ...


 
Schitts-Creek-dominates-Emmys

  'Schitt's Creek' dominates Emmys

The Canadian LGBTQ-centered comedy series Schitt's Creek cleaned up for its final season when the Television Academy showcased the Emmy Awards the evening of Sept. 20. This was the 72nd Emmy ceremony, and was largely virtual ...


 
GALECA-announces-inaugural-Dorian-TV-award-winners

  GALECA announces inaugural Dorian TV award winners

Hugh Jackman, Janelle Monae, Billy Porter, John Oliver and Schitt's Creek creator-star Dan Levy, plus stars and producers of Killing Eve and Watchmen, offered heartfelt thanks as they virtually accepted awards—and were treated to a symbolic ...


 





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