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April 20, 2019

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Experience an unforgettable Easter weekend in gay Houston
Houston is America’s fourth-largest city, which is home to a great mix of art, music and LGBT culture. And Easter weekend is booming with activity.

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Meet Map Pesqueira, The First Trans Person Prevented From Joining The Military By Trump’s Ban
Trump’s ban is officially underway: Map Pesqueira, a University of Texas at Austin freshman, tells The Daily Beast he lost his military scholarship because he is a transgender man.

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NJ LGBT Chamber to host Access to Capital event in Jersey City
The Business Owner Access to Capital event will help owners identify their company’s financial status, its future financial needs, and what financing options are available to them.

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Catholics and LGBT community building a bridge to understanding
Brother Christopher Derby, executive director of the Jesuit Center for Spiritual Growth, will present his program on April 27.

April 19, 2019

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Pride Journey: Phoenix/Tempe
The last time I was in the Phoenix area was 2005, so when I was offered a chance to visit the city again, I jumped at the opportunity, especially since this trip would coincide with Phoenix Pride. …

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Trans weddings in Japan: forced surgery before 'I do'
Japan requires transgender people to be sterilised before they can get married

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Same-Sex Couples 73% More Likely to Be Denied Mortgages, Study Finds
Modern communities are more diverse than ever, but a new study brings another reminder that housing discrimination is not yet dead.

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Bigger than Gay Jesus: How prolific trans artist Heath V. Salazar is resurrecting empowerment
The Latinx actor, singer, dancer, writer and drag king is about as impressive a 25 year old as they come.

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VIDEO: From Brunei to Canada, a LGBT story
Nineteen year-old transgender refugee Zoella Zayce fled to Canada in 2018 from Brunei, which this month introduced the death penalty for homosexuality. This is her story, in her words.

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Gay Liberation Behind the Iron Curtain
Gay Liberation Behind the Iron Curtain from Boston Review. A gay golden age in East Germany reveals that Soviet politics were more dynamic than we admit—and that gay rights has less to do with democra...

April 18, 2019

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Indian lawyers who fought the country’s battle for LGBT rights among Times’ 100 most influential people in the world
Menaka Guruswamy and Arundhati Katju have been featured in the Time Magazine’s list of 100 most influential people in the world. They argued that discrimination on the basis of sexuality and its expre...

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Drag show, pride parade stir controversy in Middletown
A recent downtown event celebrating the LGBT community in Middletown caused some controversy i

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Hen Mazzig: Gay, Progressive, Israeli Activist
Hen Mazzig, a progressive, gay Israeli activist came to California to talk to locals about his family history and his identity. 

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Colombians stage kiss-a-thon after gay couple harassed at shopping mall
The "kiss-a-thon" was held just days after two gay men in their early 20s were harassed at the Andino shopping center by a man who pushed the couple, screamed profanities at them and accused...

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Old National Bank joins LGBT Chamber as newest Gold Founding Member
“We are pleased to welcome Old National Bank as our newest gold founding member of the LGBT Chamber.”

April 17, 2019

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Charles Key Needs to Go to the Bathroom. Tennessee Won’t Let Him Because He’s Transgender.
The Tennessee state legislature is weighing a bill to protect the state’s anti-transgender bathroom access policies. A raft of other anti-LGBT policies may follow.

April 16, 2019

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Dan Baer enters Democratic race against Cory Gardner for Senate
Dan Baer is a Harvard and Oxford graduate who was U.S. ambassador to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe between 2013 and 2017 and a deputy assistant secretary of state for four ye...

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Pete and Chasten Buttigieg, Lori Lightfoot and Amy Eshleman: The Powerful LGBT Message Of a Hug and a Kiss
This month, there have been two memorable public displays of affection by LGBT politicians Lori Lightfoot and Pete Buttigieg—both loving and also brave and revolutionary.

April 15, 2019

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First-recognized gay country band to perform at Maintenance Shop
The artist behind the first gay-themed country album released in the United States will visit Ames on April 18 for a performance at the Maintenance Shop in the Memorial Union.

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Weibo is taking down posts hashtagged #les, short for lesbian
The micro-blogging platform Sina Weibo has begun purging posts and comments that carry the hashtag #les, which is short for lesbian. The quiet ban was first discovered by users of Weibo’s “super topic...

April 14, 2019

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'It's a big deal:' Madison LGBTQ community embraces Satya Rhodes-Conway election
Mayor-elect Rhodes-Conway will be sworn in Tuesday.

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Taunted As A 'Sissy Boy,' Siddharth Dube Shares His Life Story In New Memoir

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Salamanca library manager settles in to her new role
A new face is behind the desk at the Salamanca Public Library, one with many years experience in the field, as Jennifer Stickles has assumed her role as library manager.

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Hill City Pride offers Lynchburg’s LGBT community a chance to be themselves
When Emma Hines first came to the Lynchburg-area to begin studying at Sweet Briar College, she was concerned she might find herself out of place.

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Lecture at art museum focuses on transgender college student experience
The Andrea Carson Coley Lecture brings scholars to UGA’s campus to discuss research in LGBTQ studies. The 2019 Lecture was co-sponsored by the Georgia Museum of Art and the LGBT Resource Center.

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Alarm bells sound over 'outings' in Japan's LGBT community
People having their sexual orientation or gender identity revealed without their consent has become a deepening problem in Japan, a country known for its culture in which the "nail that sticks ou...

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Millennial activism: Daryl Yang fights for LGBT issues
In 2014, the Health Promotion Board (HPB) published a set of FAQs on youth sexuality and received backlash for being affirming of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) experiences. There was e...

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How This Trans Politico Is Changing Indonesia From the Inside
Kety Haji Jalla is an educator and political activist in an unusually tolerant part of Indonesia.

April 13, 2019

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The LGBT Equality Act Began Life in 1974. It's Still Waiting to Be Passed.
If passed, the Equality Act would amend the Civil Rights Act to add protections for LGBTQ people in public spaces, employment, housing, and education. But it's not a new idea.

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OutSaskatoon gets $1.1M to help LGBT survivors of gender violence
OutSaskatoon says $1.1 million in new federal funding to provide support for LGBT people, particularly youth, who are survivors of gender-based violence will help the organization make a difference in...

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Meet the First Drag Queen to Be Elected to Public Office in California
Maebe A. Girl made history by winning a spot on the Silver Lake Neighborhood Council

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How I Survived Gay Ski Week Even Though I Hate Skiing
Spoiler: It’s all about the après.

April 12, 2019

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Harvard Business School Club of New York Honors Gay Men's Health Crisis Leadership
New York

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This Is How Spanish-Language TV Portrays LGBTQ Characters, And It’s Worrisome

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OC Museum of Art opens season 2 at its ‘Expand’ location
UuDam Tran Nguyen likes to break his artwork. And he doesn’t mind if others break it too. In fact, he encourages it. He's one of six artists featured in new solo exhibitions at the Orange County Museu...

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Historic 'Rainbow Wave' in Philadelphia Council, Judge Races as LGBTQ Candidates Seek First-Ever Elections
No LGBTQ person has ever won election to Philadelphia City Council. Five people running for Philadelphia City Council and two running for Common Pleas judge are trying to make history as part of the.....

April 11, 2019

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Bright Lights, Big City at TMC
Dallas' gogo boy hotspot gets a sexy lightshow facelift and the Dallas queens are living for it.

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Gilbert Baker Rainbow25 Flag Heads to P-Town on VACAYA Cruise
On the morning of August 15, 2019 VACAYA's guests will disembark the Celebrity Summit and deliver to Provincetown its carnival flag and the Sea to Sea Rainbow Flag sections.

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Trump’s Transgender Ban Brings Chaos and ‘a Lot of Fear’ to Troops’ Families
The hidden impact of President Trump’s transgender troop ban has been on the troops’ loved ones, whose lives, they tell The Daily Beast, have also suddenly been thrown into chaos.

April 10, 2019

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ForLikeMinds Launches First Online Peer-based Support Community Dedicated to Mental Illness and Substance Use for LGBTQ+ Community
Ahead of Pride Day 2019, ForLikeMinds.com is pleased to announce that it has launched the first online peer-based support community dedicated to mental illness and substance use conditions in the LGBT...

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Although transgender workers face steep barriers, corporate America wants to hire them
Local organizations are fielding more requests from companies to provide inclusivity training as state legislation pushes workplaces to become inclusive. In Los Angeles, a recent job fair for the tran...

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I Thought I Could Serve as an Openly Gay Man in the Army. Then Came the Death Threats.
A former soldier recounts the harassment he endured for being open about his sexuality, even after “don’t ask; don’t tell” was repealed.

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Documentary on transgender opera star begins filming in Tulsa
Lucia Lucas, who will make history this May when she performs the title role in Tulsa Opera's upcoming production of Mozart's "Don Giovanni," is the subject of a new documentary that will ch...

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LGBT activist Harish Iyer joins Congress, says queer people need to get into politics
"I have officially joined the Congress and look forward to working with the Mumbai Congress team in weeding out homophobia, transphobia, Islamophobia and the politics of hate," LGBT activist...

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Luxembourg's gay premier praises Mexico LGBT+ progress, sees more work ahead
Xavier Bettel said Mexico was more advanced than other countries on LGBT+ and women's rights

April 08, 2019

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“PRIED” Exhibition Features Work by New England LGBTQIA Craft Artists
Furniture, textiles, ceramics, and diverse works in many other mediums included. BOSTON—Works by nearly 40 LGBTQ-identifying craft artists from around New England and across the country converge at…

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Gay Camping: A Growing Gay Institution
Gay camping is perhaps the single growing gay institution. Though not a poor man's sport, most gay campgrounds continue to grow. Gay campers tend to love “their” place much like fans love “their” team...

April 07, 2019

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Fifth annual Middle Tennessee LGBT+ Film Festival breaks down barriers
The 5th Middle Tennessee LGBT+ Film Festival, sponsored by MT Lambda and the MTSU LGBT+ College Conference, was held in the Tennessee Room of the James Union Building Thursday night. Guests were encou...

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Stonewall at 50: stories from a gay rights revolution
In June 1969, in the violent wake of a police raid on a New York bar, Stonewall was born – a defining moment remembered here by those who protested

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‘Stonewall’ Wasn’t New York City’s Only Queer Uprising: Remembering the Haven Riot
The Stonewall Riots were not in isolation. As their 50th anniversary approaches, we should remember New York City's other cops vs. queers clashes of the era, like the Haven riot.

April 06, 2019

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'Queer Skateboarding': Photographer documents gay skater culture
Ross Landenberger has been traveling across the U.S. for the past two years to document the lives of LGBTQ skateboarders.

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'The model became a dinosaur': Baltimore's gay bars and clubs reckon with changing business landscape
As the net of welcoming spaces widens, Baltimore has seen some of its prominent gay bars and nightclubs close.

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I Wanted to Change the World for Gay Black People. Starting With Myself
I’m working on a book based on my Times article, “Queer Love in Color,” a celebration of the joy and romance that queer couples and families of color share. Here’s how it came about — and how you can ...

April 05, 2019

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Santa Monica Pride to celebrate LGBTQ community in June
Santa Monica will celebrate the LGBTQ community in June with a month of programming and events, including a Pride festival.

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LDS Church Reverses Policies On LGBT Apostasy And Child Baptism
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced on Thursday that it was reversing its controversial 2015 policy that classified people in same-sex marriages as "apostates." The chu...

April 04, 2019

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Photos of the UK's Older Trans Community
Vice spoke to photographer Bex Day about her photo series 'Hen.'

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New Report Points Unique Challenges, Rewards For 3 Million+ Rural LGBT People
Rural Life Amplifies Impact of Both Acceptance and Discrimination, But Millions of Rural LGBT People Have Few Legal Protections

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Ten LGBTQ+ people on how queer sex ed could have helped them growing up
Following MPs voting in favour of focused education in schools in the UK, we speak to LBGTQ+ staff at Dazed who grew up without it.

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Daniel Shoer Roth wins GLAAD Media Award for documentary

April 03, 2019

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Gays and Ghosting
Hello Everyone and welcome to another wonderful post from yours truly. So I have been so excited about my new web platform I am using for my new blog, I do think it is a closer fit to what I origin…

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This run club provides a safe environment for LGBTQ runners and allies in Raleigh
Stonewall Sports, named from the famous Stonewall riots that happened on June 28, 1969, is a nation-wide LGBTQ & Ally community-based, non-profit sports organization.

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Life Hacks and A Gay & A NonGay have answered your mental health and LGBT questions
If you’ve ever had a burning question about relationships, growing up LGBT, coming out, or simply navigating your way through the world, Life Hacks and A Gay & A NonGay are here to help.

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Election Day Chicago 2019 results: Lori Lightfoot wins mayoral race
Chicago just elected a black, openly LGBT woman as mayor.

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Out On Film And Atlanta Pride Celebrate '50 Years Of LGBT Cinema'
This June marks the 50th anniversary of The Stonewall Riots. Stonewall was among the most pivotal moments in American history and especially for the LGBTQ community. To honor the observance, Out on Fi...

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Brunei Enacts Harsh New Laws As Part Of Islamic Penal Code
The new Islamic laws impose death by stoning as a punishment for sex between men and adultery, as well as amputation of limbs for theft. Lesbian sex can carry a penalty of up to 10 years in jail, the ...

April 02, 2019

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2 Hawaii surfers win World Surfing League honors
"I needed to dream bigger because now I get to be the first openly gay World Champion. I get to be proud of who I am and I get to love myself exactly as I am, not as people would want me to be. A...

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San Francisco could become the first US city to eliminate new HIV infections
President Donald Trump pledged in his State of the Union speech that the U.S. will “eliminate the HIV epidemic … within 10 years.” San Francisco is in position to get there first.

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DC’s Hamilton Hotel Unveils Alan Cumming–Curated Suite Honoring Gay Rights
The hotel partnered with the actor and Newseum in honor of its new exhibit “Rise Up: Stonewall and the LGBTQ Rights Movement.”

March 31, 2019

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IV LGBT Resource Center celebrates grand reopening
The Imperial Valley LGBT Resource Center is celebrating their grand reopening Friday. The center has expanded to a bigger location that can better meet the needs of the community.

March 29, 2019

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J. Waylon Tate - Thriving in the LGBT Community
What made you decide to Say Yes to Dallas?  In essence, my public relations and advertising agency could operate from any major metropolis in the country. I chose to launch J. Waylon & Associates ...

March 28, 2019

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Arts & Business luncheon featuring award winning cartoonist Ed Luce
The Fredonia Technology Incubator will be hosting the 14th installment of the Arts and Business Luncheon with award winning cartoonist Ed Luce. He will offer insights into the business side of his car...

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No longer dismissed: Marsha P. Johnson and the Stonewall riots
Marsha P. Johnson was not well known during her life. But in death, her legacy is stamped indelibly onto the rainbow pride flag.

March 27, 2019

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Indiana University Celebrates Successful Launch of LGBTQ+ Program
This month, the IU Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health ECHO Center at IUPUI is celebrating the six-month anniversary of the launch of its ECHO teleclinic focused on providing culturally compe...

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Complete Guide to the 2019 qFLIX Philadelphia Film Festival
Watch more than 50 LGBTQ films at venues around Center City during qFLIX Philadelphia, returning to the city from March 25-31, 2019.

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Equitas Health, Ohio Business Competes Push to Make Ohio More Equitable for LGBTQ Community
Thursday, March 21, 2019

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