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Billy-Masters-Harry-Styles-Pleather-pants-parting-and-all-the-dish-you-need

  Billy Masters: Harry Styles' Pleather pants parting, and all the dish you need

"I will always love Pamela, always in my heart. I left her $10 million in my will. And she doesn't even know that. Nobody knows that." —Jon Peters reveals his bequest to ex-wife Pamela Anderson. Pam ...


 
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  Billy Porter discusses his fashion choices, personal ambitions

Billy Porter—the Tony, Emmy and Grammy winner—needs no introduction—especially to the many fans of his character Pray Tell on Ryan Murphy's hit TV series Pose. Coming up exclusively in theaters Feb. 3, Porter will star as ...


 
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  SHOWBIZ Lil Nas X, Sam Smith, tennis items, Oscars, Queerties

Famed children's entertainers The Wiggles sent parents into a frenzy when they posted a photo with out rapper Lil Nas X to their Instagram account and wrote, "New collab in the wind?," according to LGBTQ Nation. ...


 
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  NATIONAL Missing student, Utah bill, Atlanta Pride, crime items, Castro bar

A New York City law student has been missing for weeks—and his brother said his last known location was The Q, a gay bar in Manhattan's Hell's Kitchen neighborhood, NBC News reported. Jordan Taylor, 29, a ...


 
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  Quigley commends progress in FDA LGBTQI+ blood donation draft guidance

--From a press release

Washington, DC — Today, U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05), Vice-Chair of the Congressional Equality Caucus, released the following statement commending long-awaited updates to the FDA's blood donation guidance for LGBTQI+ ...


 
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  Director Lukas Dhont's Oscar-nominated drama gets 'Close' to audiences everywhere

Belgian director Lukas Dhont's new French-language film Close—a nominee for Best International Feature Film for the 95th Annual Academy Awards—tells the touching story of two 13-year-old best friends, Leo (Eden ...


 
FDA-to-relax-rules-of-blood-donations-for-gay-bisexual-men-

  FDA to relax rules of blood donations for gay, bisexual men

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is reportedly slated to lift restrictions on blood donations from sexually active gay and bisexual men. However, there's at least one stipulation, The Advocate reported: A gay or bisexual ...


 
Billy-Masters-George-Santos-gets-to-be-a-real-drag-and-all-the-dish-you-need-

  Billy Masters: George Santos gets to be a real drag, and all the dish you need

"If you're an enemy of drag, you're an enemy of mine." —George Lopez criticizes Ron DeSantis' "War on Drag Queens." There are some stories I try to stay away from, and that includes George Santos—if I ...


 
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  NATIONAL Calif. bills, DeSantis, HIV vaccine, Meta, college items

Buried within the bills California legislators filed after Gov. Gavin Newsom released his budget proposal for the 2023-2024 fiscal year is a line seeking to retrieve $13 million back from the state's Transgender Wellness and Equity ...


 
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  SHOWBIZ 'Planet Sex,' Critics Choice Awards, Madonna, Theo James

The show Planet Sex with Cara Delevingne will debut on Hulu on Feb. 14 (Valentine's Day), Out noted. Planet Sex is a six-episode docuseries following the model/actress. "On this immersive journey, she puts her mind and ...


 
ABC-Audio-launches-third-season-of-Life-Out-Loud-with-LZ-Granderson

  ABC Audio launches third season of "Life Out Loud with LZ Granderson"

--From a press release

ABC Audio launched today the third season of "Life Out Loud with LZ Granderson," its award-winning podcast focused on LGBTQ+ issues. The new, six-episode season, hosted by ABC News contributor and Emmy® Award-winning journalist LZ Granderson, ...


 
One-in-five-older-LGBT-adults-experienced-poverty-during-the-COVID-19-pandemic

  One in five older LGBT adults experienced poverty during the COVID-19 pandemic

--From a press release

A new report from the Williams Institute at UCLA School of Law found that during the COVID-19 pandemic LGBT adults aged 50 and older were more likely to have household incomes below the federal poverty level ...


 
GLAAD-announces-nominees-for-34th-Annual-GLAAD-Media-Award

  GLAAD announces nominees for 34th Annual GLAAD Media Award

--From a press release. Video below

Jan. 18, 2023 - GLAAD, the world's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) media advocacy organization, today announced the nominees for the 34th Annual GLAAD Media Awards. ...


 
Billy-Masters-Prince-Harry-tells-all-and-nothing-and-all-the-other-dish-you-need

  Billy Masters: Prince Harry tells all and nothing, and all the other dish you need

"As a gay man, I want to apologize for all the gays on behalf of what we tried to do to her on that boat!" —Jerrod Carmichael takes a moment out of the Golden Globes to apologize to White Lotus star ...


 
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  SHOWBIZ Indigo Girls, LGBTQ+ films, GALECA nods, Jeremy Pope

Indigo Girls will perform at an opening-night celebration for the Sundance Film Festival on Jan. 19 in Park City, Utah, Variety reported. The Grammy-winning lesbian folk-rock duo are debuting their new documentary, It's Only Life After All, ...


 
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  NATIONAL Asylum-seekers, equality updates, cannabis, HIV and COVID

Advocacy groups that specifically work with LGBTQI+ asylum-seekers and migrants criticized the Biden administration's expansion of the use of "expedited removal" of Cubans, Nicaraguans, Haitians and Venezuelans who enter the ...


 
Billy-Masters-A-weathermans-thirst-trap-triggers-a-bomb-cyclone-and-all-the-other-dish-you-need

  Billy Masters: A weatherman's thirst trap triggers a bomb cyclone, and all the other dish you need

"Upon arriving home I'd been horrified to discover that my nether regions were frost nipped...While the ears and cheeks were already healing, the todger wasn't. It was becoming more of an issue by the day." —As ...


 
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  SHOWBIZ Diversity report, Dave Bautista, Leslie Jordan, greatest singers

The USC Annenberg Inclusion Initiative's latest "Inclusion in the Director's Chair" report analyzes the gender and race/ethnicity of the directors behind last year's 100 highest-grossing movies in the country, while the San Diego State Center ...


 
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  NATIONAL Democrats and trans issues, political wins, gay bars, HIV drug

Republicans and Democrats differ widely in their views on gender identity and transgender issues—but there are notable differences among Democrats, too, especially by race and ethnicity, according to Pew Research. Overall, 60% of U.S. adults say ...


 
Navratilova-diagnosed-with-two-types-of-cancer

  Navratilova diagnosed with two types of cancer

Out lesbian tennis legend Martina Navratilova revealed on Jan. 2 that she has been diagnosed with throat cancer and breast cancer, ESPN reported. In a statement released by her rep, the 18-time Grand Slam singles champion ...


 
Billy-Masters-It-wasnt-Jim-Parsons-soul-Kirk-Cameron-stirred-upand-all-the-dish

  Billy Masters: It wasn't Jim Parsons' soul Kirk Cameron stirred up...and all the dish

"Look, the best guess I could probably give you is that I did think Kirk Cameron was awfully cute when I watched Growing Pains. So maybe things arose then." —Jim Parsons' response to Andy Cohen's question of ...


 
SHOWBIZ-Best-in-theater-TV-film-and-music-Obamas-favorites-Glass-Onion

  SHOWBIZ Best in theater, TV, film and music; Obama's favorites; 'Glass Onion'

Deadline's Broadway critic revealed his picks for the best of 2022. Leopoldstadt topped his list, but other productions included Kimberly Akimbo, Some Like It Hot, Into the Woods, Hangmen, Ain't No Mo', A Strange Loop, Topdog/Underdog, ...


 
NATIONAL-Indianas-Dont-Say-Gay-drag-show-Citi-new-LGBTQ-terms

  NATIONAL Indiana's 'Don't Say Gay,' drag show, Citi, new LGBTQ+ terms

GOP lawmakers in Indiana have said that a proposal to restrict discussions of sexual orientation and gender identity in schools—modeled after Florida's "Don't Say Gay" bill—will be drafted in the new year, according to INTO. The ...


 
Dignity-USA-LGBTQ-Catholics-recall-Pope-Benedict-XVIs-reign-as-causing-LGBTQs-tremendous-damage-

  Dignity USA: LGBTQ+ Catholics recall Pope Benedict XVI's reign as causing LGBTQ+s tremendous damage

-- From a press release

Dec. 31, 2022. The passing of former Pope Benedict XVI "marks what is, hopefully, the end of a long, painful era for LGBTQIA+ Catholics, our families, and the entire church," said Marianne Duddy-Burke, Executive Director of ...


 
Gay-GOP-congressman-admits-to-lying-about-background

  Gay GOP congressman admits to lying about background

Long Island Rep.-elect George Santos—a newly elected gay GOP U.S. congressman who defeated an openly gay Democrat in November—told The New York Post that he lied on the campaign trail about his education and work experience, the publication ...


 
In-memoriam-LGBTQ-community-obituaries-2022

  In memoriam: LGBTQ community obituaries 2022

The LGBTQ community lost many members in 2022, including at least 35 people in incidents of hate violence against individual transgender people and against patrons of the Club Q bar in Colorado. Here are other memorable ...


 
2022-Gains-made-against-a-backdrop-of-attacks

  2022: Gains made against a backdrop of attacks

There was no shortage of dramatic and consequential events to consider as the top stories for the LGBTQ+ community in 2022, and most of those events threaten to spill over into 2023: the Supreme Court's interest ...


 
Billy-Masters-All-the-retrospective-youll-need-to-show-2022-the-door

  Billy Masters: All the retrospective you'll need to show 2022 the door

"He doesn't like gay people. Doesn't want them in Russia. And then he's got the wonderful basketball player and he won't let her out. Make up your mind! He's always acting so butch and strutting around. You know what that ...


 
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  SHOWBIZ Janelle Monae, Harvey Guillen, Whitney Houston, 'Drag Race,' Greg Berlanti

Janelle Monae has teased a new album, joking that they now has a "clone" for music who has been hard at work in the studio, NME noted. Monae—whose leading part as Helen Brand in the new Glass Onion: ...


 
NATIONAL-Office-vandalized-George-Santos-HRC-official-dies-at-24-law-students

  NATIONAL Office vandalized, George Santos, HRC official dies at 24, law students

Protestors vandalized an openly gay New York City Council member's office and entered his apartment building, The Advocate reported. Erik Bottcher—whose district includes Greenwich Village, Chelse and Hell's Kitchen, among ...


 
LGBTs-nine-times-more-likely-than-non-LGBTe-to-be-victims-of-violent-hate-crimes

  LGBTs nine times more likely than non-LGBTe to be victims of violent hate crimes

-- From a Williams Institute press release

About one out of 10 violent victimizations against LGBT people are hate crimes, according to a new study by the Williams Institute at UCLA School of Law. LGBT people are nine times more likely than non-LGBT ...


 
Billy-Masters-Redford-wont-follow-Babs-back-to-the-well-and-all-the-dish-you-need

  Billy Masters: Redford won't follow Babs back to the well, and all the dish you need

"These gays — they're trying to murder me!" — Jennifer Coolidge's character, Tanya, on The White Lotus finale. Here's a headline that grabbed me: "Florida man busted for public sex with dog, wrecking church nativity scene". ...


 
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  NATIONAL Testifying in D.C., Brittney Griner, marriage law, school policies

WARNING: This week's news contains graphic content. Survivors of the Club Q shooting in Colorado Springs that killed five people and injured approximately 20 others joined GLAAD and other advocates in providing testimony before the House ...


 
SHOWBIZ-Best-and-worst-films-Broadway-Adam-Lambert-Proud-Family-womens-hockey

  SHOWBIZ Best and worst films, Broadway, Adam Lambert, 'Proud Family,' women's hockey

IndieWire revealed its list of the best LGBTQ+ films and TV series of 2022. Just some of the selections included Benediction, Bros, Do Revenge, Fire Island, Everything Everywhere All At Once, The Inspection, Los Espookys, P-Valley, ...


 
Report-released-on-online-hate-and-gender-affirming-providers

  Report released on online hate and gender-affirming providers

The Human Rights Campaign Foundation (HRC Foundation) has released "Online Harassment, Offline Violence: Unchecked Harassment of Gender-Affirming Care Providers and Children's Hospitals on Social Media, and its Offline Violent Consequences." ...


 
National-LGBTQ-Task-Force-plans-50th-anniversary-celebrations

  National LGBTQ Task Force plans 50th anniversary celebrations

-- From a press release

WASHINGTON, D.C. The National LGBTQ Task Force — the country's oldest LGBTQ advocacy group — celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2023, honoring 50 years of advancing freedom, justice, and equality for ...


 
HRC-Texas-AGs-reported-data-collection-about-trans-adults-compromises-privacy-of-LGBTQs

  HRC: Texas AG's reported data collection about trans adults compromises privacy of LGBTQ+s

-- From a press release

Washington, D.C. — Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ+) civil rights organization, responded to reports of Texas Attorney General Ken ...


 
With-President-Bidens-signature-Respect-for-Marriage-Act-is-law

  With President Biden's signature, Respect for Marriage Act is law

-- From a press release

WASHINGTON — The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) — the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ+) civil rights organization — celebrated today as President Biden signed the Respect ...


 
President-Biden-signs-Respect-for-Marriage-Act-into-law-groups-and-leaders-respond

  President Biden signs Respect for Marriage Act into law; groups and leaders respond

-- From press releases

In response to President Biden signing the Respect for Marriage Act into law, groups and leaders release statements. ...


 
Billy-Masters-Anthony-Rapp-becomes-a-dad-and-all-the-dish-to-start-your-week

  Billy Masters: Anthony Rapp becomes a dad, and all the dish to start your week

"And haters, if you're watching this because I know you are—you work hard, but I work harder!" —Todrick Hall's message to critics. BTW, he's back on the air with HGTV's "Battle of the Bling" with Kim ...


 
SHOWBIZ-Jerrod-Carmichael-Heartstopper-Lena-Waithe-Gyllenhaal-Cher

  SHOWBIZ Jerrod Carmichael, 'Heartstopper,' Lena Waithe, Gyllenhaal, Cher

Out comedian Jerrod Carmichael will host the 80th Annual Golden Globe Awards, Deadline reported. After a yearlong hiatus, the three-hour telecast will air on Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2023 from The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills on NBC and ...


 
NATIONAL-Queer-to-Stay-gay-pol-dies-drag-show-attacks-Dont-Say-Gay-lawmaker

  NATIONAL 'Queer to Stay,' gay pol dies, drag-show attacks, 'Don't Say Gay' lawmaker

The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) and Showtime announced the 25 recipients of "Queer to Stay: An LGBTQ+ Business Preservation Initiative" to support and uplift small businesses that focus on LGBTQ+ people of color, women and the trans+ community ...


 
GLAAD-post-election-poll-shows-surge-of-LGBTQ-voters-in-midterm-elections

  GLAAD post-election poll shows surge of LGBTQ+ voters in midterm elections

-- From a press release

(New York, NY, TBD) GLAAD, the world's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) media advocacy organization, is releasing the findings of its 2022 post midterm election poll of ...


 
HRC-Foundation-names-2022-Global-Small-Grants-recipients-ahead-of-International-Human-Rights-Day

  HRC Foundation names 2022 Global Small Grants recipients ahead of International Human Rights Day

-- From a press release

WASHINGTON — Today, the Human Rights Campaign Foundation (HRCF), the educational arm of the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ+) civil rights organization, announced this year's recipients ...


 
Respect-for-Marriage-Act-passage-important-step-but-not-equity-says-LGBTQIA-ally-Catholic-group

  Respect for Marriage Act passage important step but not equity says LGBTQIA+/ally Catholic group

-- From a press release

Dec. 8, 2022. DignityUSA, the nation's foremost organization of Catholics working for justice, equality, and full inclusion of LGBTQIA+ people in our church and society, is pleased that both houses of Congress have now passed the ...


 
Chicago-LGBTQ-activists-respond-to-303-Creative-SCOTUS-case

  Chicago LGBTQ activists respond to 303 Creative SCOTUS case

In response to opening arguments being heard in the United States Supreme Court case 303 Creative, LLC v. Elenis, activists from Affinity Community Services, Chicago for Abortion Rights, National Organization for Women and the Gay Liberation ...


 
Groups-and-leaders-celebrate-passage-of-the-Respect-for-Marriage-Act

  Groups and leaders celebrate passage of the Respect for Marriage Act

-- From press releases

U.S. Representative Mike Quigley: Washington, D.C.— Today, U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05), Vice-Chair of the Congressional LGBTQ+ Equality Caucus, released the following statement celebrating the passage of ...


 
Congress-passes-Respect-for-Marriage-Act-sends-to-President-Biden-for-signature

  Congress passes Respect for Marriage Act, sends to President Biden for signature

-- From a press release. Video below

(New York, NY - December 8, 2022) — GLAAD, the world's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) media advocacy organization, is responding to the passage of the Respect for Marriage Act in the U.S. ...


 
Brittney-Griner-released-national-groups-respond-

  Brittney Griner released, national groups respond

-- From press releases

GLAAD: GLAAD the world's largest LGBTQ media advocacy organization, is responding to news that Brittney Griner has been released from prison in Russia. President Biden tweeted with photos of an elated President Biden, Vice President Harris ...


 
Actor-Colby-Minifie-portrays-an-unfamiliar-Homebody-in-new-film

  Actor Colby Minifie portrays an unfamiliar 'Homebody' in new film

Actor Colby Minifie inhabits a whole new 'Homebody' in new film By Matt Simonette The new film Homebody, featuring actor Colby Minifie (The Boys, Jessica Jones) and helmed by gay director Joseph Sackett, initially seems to ...


 
276000-transgender-adults-in-the-US-are-enrolled-in-Medicaid

  276,000 transgender adults in the U.S. are enrolled in Medicaid

-- From a press release

More than 40% lack guaranteed access to coverage for gender-affirming care under state law An estimated 276,000 transgender adults are enrolled in Medicaid in the U.S., according to a new analysis by the Williams Institute at ...


 
A-Secret-I-Cant-Tell-book-updated-and-reissued

  "A Secret I Can't Tell" book updated and reissued

-- From a press release

NEW YORK, NY — NOVEMBER 14, 2022 — In 2020 the United States Supreme Court ruled that 1964 Civil Rights Act protects gay, lesbian, and transgender employees from discrimination based on sex. But now Florida's "Don't say gay" ...


 
Warnocks-win-marks-major-victory-for-LGBTQ-equality

  Warnock's win marks major victory for LGBTQ+ equality

-- From a press release

GEORGIA — Georgians re-elected U.S. Senator Raphael Warnock to a full six-year term this evening, repudiating months of anti-LGBTQ+ rhetoric and millions of dollars in anti-LGBTQ+ advertising from his opponent, Herschel Walker, that sought to attack ...


 
Mpox-Working-Group-sends-letter-to-Congress-calling-for-900-million-in-funding

  Mpox Working Group sends letter to Congress calling for $900 million in funding

-- From a press release

WASHINGTON - The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ+) civil rights organization, in partnership with 39 other leading public health, HIV/AIDS, medical ...


 
SCOTUS-arguments-today-in-SCOTUS-303-Creative-Case-outcome-could-impact-LGBTQs-other-vulnerable-populations

  SCOTUS arguments today in SCOTUS 303 Creative Case; outcome could impact LGBTQs, other vulnerable populations

-- From a press release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the Supreme Court of the United States will hear oral arguments for the case of 303 Creative LLC v. Elenis. The case will either protect the fundamental equality of LGBTQ+ people — ...


 
Supreme-Court-hears-Colorado-religious-objection-case-

  Supreme Court hears Colorado religious objection case

The ordinary rights of LGBTQ people are on the line again at the U.S. Supreme Court —this time on Monday, December 5, with a case seeking to allow any business to deny service to a customer ...


 
Billy-Masters-Mariah-fails-to-storm-the-Christmas-castle-and-all-the-other-dish-you-need-to-start-the-week-

  Billy Masters: Mariah fails to storm the Christmas castle, and all the other dish you need to start the week

"Thank you, Lord! Congrats to all the other Queen of Christmases around the world, living and whom have passed!" —Darlene Love celebrates Mariah losing her bid to trademark the term "Queen of Christmas." Did you know ...


 
SHOWBIZ-Bros-awards-Bjork-video-game-love-story-White-Lotus

  SHOWBIZ 'Bros,' awards, Bjork, video-game love story, 'White Lotus'

The gay rom-com film Bros started streaming on Peacock on Dec. 2, Out noted. Written by Billy Eichner and Nicholas Stoller (and directed by the latter), Bros was produced by Judd Apatow and starred Eichner along with an all-LGBTQ+ ...


 
NATIONAL-Trans-officials-marriage-equality-Karl-Schmid-Pelosi-Buttigieg

  NATIONAL Trans officials, marriage equality, Karl Schmid, Pelosi, Buttigieg

Video below

Once all of the newly elected officials are seated, there will be nine transgender state legislators (up from eight this year) and nine non-binary state legislators across the country, NBC News noted, citing The Victory Institute. ...


 
Cleve-Jones-founder-of-AIDS-Memorial-Quilt-honored-with-Lifetime-of-Commitment-Award-on-World-AIDS-Day

  Cleve Jones, founder of AIDS Memorial Quilt, honored with Lifetime of Commitment Award on World AIDS Day

-- From a press release

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (Nov. 30 & Dec. 1, 2022) — The National AIDS Memorial marked World AIDS Day with a national observance at the 10-acre National AIDS Memorial Grove in San Francisco, honoring AIDS activist and founder of the AIDS Memorial Quilt ...


 
Billy-Porter-receives-star-on-Hollywood-Walk-of-Fame

  Billy Porter receives star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

On Dec. 1, award-winning actor/director/singer/playwright Billy Porter received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. "I'm just so blessed and so grateful to be here," he said, according to KTLA. "James Baldwin said, 'It's an ...


 
World-AIDS-Day-GLAAD-releases-2022-State-of-HIV-Stigma-Study

  World AIDS Day: GLAAD releases 2022 State of HIV Stigma Study

-- From a press release

(New York, NY - December 1, 2022) GLAAD, the world's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) media advocacy organization, is releasing its third annual State of HIV Stigma ...


 
GLAAD-responds-to-renaming-of-Monkeypox

  GLAAD responds to renaming of Monkeypox

-- From a press release

(New York, NY) - GLAAD, the world's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) media advocacy organization, is responding to the World Health Organization (WHO) announcement recommending a new ...


 
Record-120-US-cities-excel-in-protecting-LGBTQ-rights-per-HRC-LGBTQ-Equality-Index

  Record 120 U.S. cities excel in protecting LGBTQ+ rights per HRC LGBTQ+ Equality Index

-- From a press release

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 ...


 
State-of-LGBTQ-Equality-in-nine-Illinois-municipalities-detailed-in-HRC-Index

  State of LGBTQ+ Equality in nine Illinois municipalities detailed in HRC Index

-- From a press release

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 ...


 
Landmark-step-toward-equality-Senate-passes-bipartisan-Respect-for-Marriage-Act

  Landmark step toward equality: Senate passes bipartisan Respect for Marriage Act

-- From press releases

WASHINGTON — The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) — the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ+) civil rights organization — today celebrated the bipartisan passage of the Respect ...


 
WHO-renames-monkeypox

  WHO renames monkeypox

On Nov. 28, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced that monkeypox has been renamed "mpox." According to a press release from the organization, "both names will be used simultaneously for one year while 'monkeypox' is phased out. " ...


 
Peppermint-barks-while-Broadway-bangs-and-all-the-other-dish-to-start-the-week

  Peppermint barks while Broadway bangs, and all the other dish to start the week

"I love Broadway. I love what they do—Broadway Cares, but I also want to say the show is extraordinary!" —Nicole Kidman's impromptu speech after bidding $100K to Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS for Hugh Jackman's hat after ...


 
SHOWBIZ-Elton-John-Leslie-Jordan-Joel-Kim-Booster-Janelle-Monae

  SHOWBIZ Elton John, Leslie Jordan, Joel Kim Booster, Janelle Monae

Elton John gave Los Angeles concluded a three-show run on Nov. 20 back inside Dodger Stadium, taking a final bow as part of his "Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour," according to The Hollywood Reporter. The concert ...


 
NATIONAL-1M-donation-church-departures-Harvey-Milk-abortions-Grindr

  NATIONAL $1M donation, church departures, Harvey Milk, abortions, Grindr

In Ohio, Dayton-based insurance company CareSource is donating $1 million to United Church Homes to support the development of a senior living facility at the site of the former Longfellow School that will also aim at ...


 
Kris-Mayes-shatters-lavender-ceiling-first-LGBTQ-person-elected-Arizona-Attorney-General

  Kris Mayes shatters lavender ceiling; first LGBTQ person elected Arizona Attorney General

-- From a press release

Washington, DC — Today LGBTQ Victory Fund candidate Kris Mayes won the election for Arizona Attorney General. With this historic win, she is now the first out LGBTQ Attorney General in Arizona history. Mayor Annise Parker, ...


 
OnePulse-releases-statement-on-Club-Q-mass-shooting

  OnePulse releases statement on Club Q mass shooting

-- From a press release

Orlando, FL — onePULSE Foundation, the not-for-profit established following the June 12, 2016 tragedy to honor and preserve the legacy of those killed and create a sanctuary of hope, today released the following statement: "We are ...


 
Billy-Masters-Candace-Cameron-Bure-keeps-it-in-the-family-and-all-the-Thanksgiving-dish-you-need-to-start-the-week

  Billy Masters: Candace Cameron Bure keeps it in the family, and all the Thanksgiving dish you need to start the week

"I will be dating Pete Davidson next." —Dionne Warwick tweets she'll be the next woman in Davidson's long list of ex-paramours. Davidson's former SNL co-star Jay Pharoah says Pete told him the secret of his success. ...


 
Lambda-Legal-reacts-to-shooting-at-Club-Q-in-Colorado-Springs

  Lambda Legal reacts to shooting at Club Q in Colorado Springs

-- From a press release

New York, November 20, 2022 — Lambda Legal CEO Kevin Jennings issued the following statement about the mass shooting at Club Q, the LGBTQ+ nightclub in Colorado Springs, Colorado: "We mourn with the LGBTQ+ community in ...


 
GLAAD-responds-to-mass-shooting-in-Colorado-Springs

  GLAAD responds to mass shooting in Colorado Springs

-- From a press release

(New York, NY - November 20, 2022) - GLAAD, the world's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) media advocacy organization, is responding to the mass shooting at Club Q in Colorado Springs that killed ...


 






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