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time.com
1 month ago
NYC LGBT

The Uninhibited Joy of Queer Vacation Destinations

LGBTQ individuals often seek out specific vacation destinations where they can find community and feel like the majority to experience rest and relaxation. [ more ]
#pride-month
Los Angeles Times
1 month ago
LA real estate

WeHo Pride is around the corner. Which roads are going to be closed?

Pride Month in Los Angeles includes various events like concerts, marches, and street fairs celebrating the LGBTQ+ community. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
1 month ago
Information security

What's Behind the Security Warnings for Pride Events

Security concerns surround Pride Month events, with warnings issued by the State Department regarding potential terrorist threats. [ more ]
Brooklyn Paper
4 months ago
Brooklyn

A show of pride! Arts Gowanus seeking queer creators for annual pride exhibition * Brooklyn Paper

Arts Gowanus seeks local queer artists for Pride Month exhibition
Exhibition includes printing artists' works on vinyl banners for display [ more ]
Los Angeles Times
1 month ago
LA real estate

WeHo Pride is around the corner. Which roads are going to be closed?

Pride Month in Los Angeles includes various events like concerts, marches, and street fairs celebrating the LGBTQ+ community. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
1 month ago
Information security

What's Behind the Security Warnings for Pride Events

Security concerns surround Pride Month events, with warnings issued by the State Department regarding potential terrorist threats. [ more ]
Brooklyn Paper
4 months ago
Brooklyn

A show of pride! Arts Gowanus seeking queer creators for annual pride exhibition * Brooklyn Paper

Arts Gowanus seeks local queer artists for Pride Month exhibition
Exhibition includes printing artists' works on vinyl banners for display [ more ]
morepride-month
PinkNews | Latest lesbian, gay, bi and trans news | LGBTQ+ news
1 month ago
NYC LGBT

Ricky Martin and JoJo Siwa to headline huge Pride event

Ricky Martin and JoJo Siwa to headline LA Pride in the Park 2024. [ more ]
#community-engagement
Jackson Heights Post
1 month ago
NYC LGBT

Jackson Heights gears up for 'The New Queens Pride' celebration Sunday - Jackson Heights Post

The 32nd annual Queens Pride celebration will take place in Jackson Heights on June 2, showcasing community engagement and LGBTQ+ pride. [ more ]
San Francisco Bay Times
3 months ago
SF LGBT

A Reunion of SF LGBT Center Board Alumni, and an Invitation to the Center's 22nd Anniversary Soiree - San Francisco Bay Times

Reflecting on collective achievements and reigniting commitment to LGBTQ+ community.
Maintained deep connection with the community through dedication, hard work, and resilience. [ more ]
Jackson Heights Post
1 month ago
NYC LGBT

Jackson Heights gears up for 'The New Queens Pride' celebration Sunday - Jackson Heights Post

The 32nd annual Queens Pride celebration will take place in Jackson Heights on June 2, showcasing community engagement and LGBTQ+ pride. [ more ]
San Francisco Bay Times
3 months ago
SF LGBT

A Reunion of SF LGBT Center Board Alumni, and an Invitation to the Center's 22nd Anniversary Soiree - San Francisco Bay Times

Reflecting on collective achievements and reigniting commitment to LGBTQ+ community.
Maintained deep connection with the community through dedication, hard work, and resilience. [ more ]
morecommunity-engagement
#diversity
KALTBLUT Magazine
1 month ago
Writing

Faces of the Parisian Ballroom - KALTBLUT Magazine

The Big Pride Energy Ball in Paris celebrates diversity and self-expression through ballroom culture. [ more ]
San Francisco Bay Times
1 month ago
SF LGBT

2024 San Francisco Pride Grand Marshals - San Francisco Bay Times

San Francisco Pride Grand Marshals represent diverse experiences and significant LGBTQ+ contributions through public input. [ more ]
LGBTQ Nation
2 months ago
NYC LGBT

21 Jewish American LGBTQ+ people who are making history

Strength and resistance of LGBTQ+ community lie in its diversity. [ more ]
San Francisco Bay Times
4 months ago
San Francisco

LGBTQ+ Black Women Leaders & Allies Honored by the San Francisco Bay Times and The Academy SF - San Francisco Bay Times

Recognition of LGBTQ+ Black women leaders and allies in the community.
Diverse accomplishments recognized at the event. [ more ]
San Francisco Bay Times
4 months ago
SF LGBT

Peace, Love, and Piroshkis at a Gracious New LGBTQ+ Eatery - San Francisco Bay Times

Supporting LGBTQ+ owned businesses can be rewarding.
Inclusivity and diversity in restaurants can create a welcoming environment. [ more ]
KALTBLUT Magazine
1 month ago
Writing

Faces of the Parisian Ballroom - KALTBLUT Magazine

The Big Pride Energy Ball in Paris celebrates diversity and self-expression through ballroom culture. [ more ]
San Francisco Bay Times
1 month ago
SF LGBT

2024 San Francisco Pride Grand Marshals - San Francisco Bay Times

San Francisco Pride Grand Marshals represent diverse experiences and significant LGBTQ+ contributions through public input. [ more ]
LGBTQ Nation
2 months ago
NYC LGBT

21 Jewish American LGBTQ+ people who are making history

Strength and resistance of LGBTQ+ community lie in its diversity. [ more ]
San Francisco Bay Times
4 months ago
San Francisco

LGBTQ+ Black Women Leaders & Allies Honored by the San Francisco Bay Times and The Academy SF - San Francisco Bay Times

Recognition of LGBTQ+ Black women leaders and allies in the community.
Diverse accomplishments recognized at the event. [ more ]
San Francisco Bay Times
4 months ago
SF LGBT

Peace, Love, and Piroshkis at a Gracious New LGBTQ+ Eatery - San Francisco Bay Times

Supporting LGBTQ+ owned businesses can be rewarding.
Inclusivity and diversity in restaurants can create a welcoming environment. [ more ]
morediversity
KALTBLUT Magazine
1 month ago
Design

EFFENBERGER COUTURE & JULIAN ZIGERLI Dazzle at TOM OF FINLAND FESTIVAL - KALTBLUT Magazine

Celebrate 40 years of Tom of Finland Foundation at the Art & Culture Festival in Berlin with dynamic fashion showcases and support LGBTQ+ art community. [ more ]
Queerty
1 month ago
Writing

Guys reveal the times other guys hit on them but they didn't realize - Queerty

Many gay individuals have experienced instances where they did not realize they were being hit on until later. [ more ]
#inclusivity
PinkNews | Latest lesbian, gay, bi and trans news | LGBTQ+ news
1 month ago
NYC LGBT

Vatican apologises after Pope Francis allegedly uses gay slur

The Vatican apologized for Pope Francis allegedly using a gay slur, emphasizing inclusivity toward the LGBTQ+ community. [ more ]
Advocate.com
2 months ago
NYC politics

Almost 5,000 New Yorkers have 'X' gender markers on their IDs

Nearly 5,000 New Yorkers have opted for the 'X' gender marker on state-issued IDs since the Gender Recognition Act became effective. [ more ]
San Francisco Bay Times
2 months ago
SF LGBT

Divas & Drinks @ The Academy SF - A Giant(s) Birthday Party, April 25, 2024 - San Francisco Bay Times

The Giants Pride Day event celebrates LGBTQ+ figures and promotes inclusivity. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
2 months ago
New York City

Robbi Mecus, Who Helped Foster L.G.B.T.Q. Climbing Community, Dies at 52

Robbi Mecus, a prominent figure in the L.G.B.T.Q. climbing community and experienced forest ranger, tragically passed away in a climbing accident at Denali National Park in Alaska. [ more ]
PinkNews | Latest lesbian, gay, bi and trans news | LGBTQ+ news
3 months ago
NYC LGBT

Let's settle this once and for all: this is why the queer community loves Eurovision

Eurovision holds significance as a celebration for the LGBTQ+ community.
It serves as a platform for LGBTQ+ visibility and inclusivity. [ more ]
PinkNews | Latest lesbian, gay, bi and trans news | LGBTQ+ news
3 months ago
Education

Over 100 students attend University of Michigan's Pride Prom

The University of Michigan hosted a successful Pride Prom for LGBTQ+ students and alumni.
The event aimed to provide a safe and inclusive space for attendees to enjoy a prom-like experience. [ more ]
PinkNews | Latest lesbian, gay, bi and trans news | LGBTQ+ news
1 month ago
NYC LGBT

Vatican apologises after Pope Francis allegedly uses gay slur

The Vatican apologized for Pope Francis allegedly using a gay slur, emphasizing inclusivity toward the LGBTQ+ community. [ more ]
Advocate.com
2 months ago
NYC politics

Almost 5,000 New Yorkers have 'X' gender markers on their IDs

Nearly 5,000 New Yorkers have opted for the 'X' gender marker on state-issued IDs since the Gender Recognition Act became effective. [ more ]
San Francisco Bay Times
2 months ago
SF LGBT

Divas & Drinks @ The Academy SF - A Giant(s) Birthday Party, April 25, 2024 - San Francisco Bay Times

The Giants Pride Day event celebrates LGBTQ+ figures and promotes inclusivity. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
2 months ago
New York City

Robbi Mecus, Who Helped Foster L.G.B.T.Q. Climbing Community, Dies at 52

Robbi Mecus, a prominent figure in the L.G.B.T.Q. climbing community and experienced forest ranger, tragically passed away in a climbing accident at Denali National Park in Alaska. [ more ]
PinkNews | Latest lesbian, gay, bi and trans news | LGBTQ+ news
3 months ago
NYC LGBT

Let's settle this once and for all: this is why the queer community loves Eurovision

Eurovision holds significance as a celebration for the LGBTQ+ community.
It serves as a platform for LGBTQ+ visibility and inclusivity. [ more ]
PinkNews | Latest lesbian, gay, bi and trans news | LGBTQ+ news
3 months ago
Education

Over 100 students attend University of Michigan's Pride Prom

The University of Michigan hosted a successful Pride Prom for LGBTQ+ students and alumni.
The event aimed to provide a safe and inclusive space for attendees to enjoy a prom-like experience. [ more ]
moreinclusivity
#transgender-rights
www.nytimes.com
1 month ago
LGBT

Peru Issued a Decree Calling Trans Identity a Disorder.' A Backlash Followed.

The Peruvian government classified transgender identity as a mental health problem, sparking outrage among the LGBTQ community. [ more ]
LGBTQ Nation
1 month ago
LGBT

South Carolina bans gender-affirming care for trans youth. Now half the states ban it. - LGBTQ Nation

South Carolina bans gender-affirming care for transgender minors under 18, impacting healthcare and school policies. [ more ]
LGBTQ Nation
1 month ago
LGBT

New Hampshire Republicans pass 3 anti-trans bills in one day - LGBTQ Nation

Transgender equality rights under attack in New Hampshire through discriminatory bills. [ more ]
Advocate.com
2 months ago
LGBT

Black trans woman Kita Bee killed in hit-and-run in Kansas City

Kita Bee, a Black transgender woman, was killed in a hit-and-run accident. Community mourns her tragic death. [ more ]
PinkNews | Latest lesbian, gay, bi and trans news | LGBTQ+ news
2 months ago
Left-wing politics

Trump vows to scrap Biden trans protections 'on day one' if elected

Former President Trump vows to reverse Biden's legal protections for trans people if he wins presidency. [ more ]
time.com
2 months ago
LGBT

Hong Kong Transgender Activist Henry Tse Receives New ID Card After Yearslong Battle

Transgender activist in Hong Kong wins battle for gender change on ID card after legal struggle, symbolizing progress for LGBTQ+ rights. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
1 month ago
LGBT

Peru Issued a Decree Calling Trans Identity a Disorder.' A Backlash Followed.

The Peruvian government classified transgender identity as a mental health problem, sparking outrage among the LGBTQ community. [ more ]
LGBTQ Nation
1 month ago
LGBT

South Carolina bans gender-affirming care for trans youth. Now half the states ban it. - LGBTQ Nation

South Carolina bans gender-affirming care for transgender minors under 18, impacting healthcare and school policies. [ more ]
LGBTQ Nation
1 month ago
LGBT

New Hampshire Republicans pass 3 anti-trans bills in one day - LGBTQ Nation

Transgender equality rights under attack in New Hampshire through discriminatory bills. [ more ]
Advocate.com
2 months ago
LGBT

Black trans woman Kita Bee killed in hit-and-run in Kansas City

Kita Bee, a Black transgender woman, was killed in a hit-and-run accident. Community mourns her tragic death. [ more ]
PinkNews | Latest lesbian, gay, bi and trans news | LGBTQ+ news
2 months ago
Left-wing politics

Trump vows to scrap Biden trans protections 'on day one' if elected

Former President Trump vows to reverse Biden's legal protections for trans people if he wins presidency. [ more ]
time.com
2 months ago
LGBT

Hong Kong Transgender Activist Henry Tse Receives New ID Card After Yearslong Battle

Transgender activist in Hong Kong wins battle for gender change on ID card after legal struggle, symbolizing progress for LGBTQ+ rights. [ more ]
moretransgender-rights
#challenges
Slate Magazine
1 month ago
NYC LGBT

The Briggs Initiative Tried to Ban Gay Teachers in 1978. Learning About It in 2024 Was a Revelation.

San Francisco in the 1970s saw rapid growth of LGBTQ+ residents, creating a robust queer community that shaped broader American gay culture. [ more ]
Slate Magazine
1 month ago
SF LGBT

How Harvey Milk Found His Calling in an Epic Gay Rights Battle

Harvey Milk found his purpose as a gay community leader with political ambitions and faced challenges during John Briggs' gay teacher ban. [ more ]
Slate Magazine
1 month ago
NYC LGBT

The Briggs Initiative Tried to Ban Gay Teachers in 1978. Learning About It in 2024 Was a Revelation.

San Francisco in the 1970s saw rapid growth of LGBTQ+ residents, creating a robust queer community that shaped broader American gay culture. [ more ]
Slate Magazine
1 month ago
SF LGBT

How Harvey Milk Found His Calling in an Epic Gay Rights Battle

Harvey Milk found his purpose as a gay community leader with political ambitions and faced challenges during John Briggs' gay teacher ban. [ more ]
morechallenges
Slate Magazine
1 month ago
SF LGBT

The Richard Pryor Set That Shook the Gay Rights Movement

Thousands of gay Californians decided to publicly disclose their sexual orientation during the anti-Briggs campaign. [ more ]
#online-dating
Queerty
1 month ago
NYC LGBT

Are hookup apps a gay right? - Queerty

Reflecting on the need for a functional LGBTQ+ hookup app amidst ongoing challenges. [ more ]
Queerty
3 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Grindr reportedly plans to introduce "AI boyfriends" to sext with you when nobody else will

Grindr is shifting towards features focused on long-term dating, travel, and professional networking.
Grindr plans to introduce AI wingmen and AI boyfriends for users, potentially changing the dynamics of interactions on the app. [ more ]
Queerty
4 months ago
Digital life

Are you obligated to respond on Grindr? The gays are divided

No one owes you a response on dating apps, silence can be a response.
Debates on Grindr manners and responses on dating apps are common in the LGBTQ+ community. [ more ]
Queerty
1 month ago
NYC LGBT

Are hookup apps a gay right? - Queerty

Reflecting on the need for a functional LGBTQ+ hookup app amidst ongoing challenges. [ more ]
Queerty
3 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Grindr reportedly plans to introduce "AI boyfriends" to sext with you when nobody else will

Grindr is shifting towards features focused on long-term dating, travel, and professional networking.
Grindr plans to introduce AI wingmen and AI boyfriends for users, potentially changing the dynamics of interactions on the app. [ more ]
Queerty
4 months ago
Digital life

Are you obligated to respond on Grindr? The gays are divided

No one owes you a response on dating apps, silence can be a response.
Debates on Grindr manners and responses on dating apps are common in the LGBTQ+ community. [ more ]
moreonline-dating
Queerty
1 month ago
Writing

Wayne Brady on "kicking it old-school," what he can do with a straw & the show that changed his life - Queerty

Brady embraces LGBTQ+ community and celebrates Black creativity, encourages living authentically. [ more ]
PinkNews | Latest lesbian, gay, bi and trans news | LGBTQ+ news
1 month ago
Marketing

What is a 'Black Cat lesbian'? Everything you need to know about the TikTok term

TikTok LGBTQ+ community introduces new lesbian identity 'Black Cat lesbian' [ more ]
LGBTQ Nation
2 months ago
NYC LGBT

Mike Johnson raged at Target for selling "this LGBTQ+ Pride stuff" & supported a boycott - LGBTQ Nation

House Speaker criticized Target's Pride displays as not 'honoring God' and linked it to the LGBTQ+ community backlash. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
2 months ago
Coronavirus

C.D.C. Warns of a Resurgence of Mpox

U.S. officials prepare for potential mpox resurgence during Pride events due to lack of vaccination among at-risk groups. [ more ]
PinkNews | Latest lesbian, gay, bi and trans news | LGBTQ+ news
2 months ago
Mental health

7 ways to improve your mental health at work by staying active

Physical activity positively impacts mental health, even in small doses. [ more ]
#house-republicans
www.nytimes.com
2 months ago
US news

House G.O.P. Defunds L.G.B.T.Q. Centers by Banning Earmarks for Nonprofits

House Republicans are trying to avoid funding battles by barring federal funding through earmarks for nonprofit organizations, affecting various bipartisan supported organizations. [ more ]
LGBTQ Nation
3 months ago
Europe politics

Trump & Mike Johnson hold bizarre press conference to introduce a law that already exists

President Trump defends Christian Nationalist Speaker Johnson by proposing a bill to ban non-citizens from voting, despite it being already banned by federal law. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
2 months ago
US news

House G.O.P. Defunds L.G.B.T.Q. Centers by Banning Earmarks for Nonprofits

House Republicans are trying to avoid funding battles by barring federal funding through earmarks for nonprofit organizations, affecting various bipartisan supported organizations. [ more ]
LGBTQ Nation
3 months ago
Europe politics

Trump & Mike Johnson hold bizarre press conference to introduce a law that already exists

President Trump defends Christian Nationalist Speaker Johnson by proposing a bill to ban non-citizens from voting, despite it being already banned by federal law. [ more ]
morehouse-republicans
Queerty
2 months ago
NYC LGBT

Help us rank these 25 queer anthems - Queerty

Music plays a significant role in bringing the LGBTQ+ community together, with anthems symbolizing perseverance, strength, acceptance, pride, and unity. [ more ]
#hate-crimes
Advocate.com
2 months ago
Austin

Texas sees jump in reported ant-LGBTQ+ hate crime incidents as Republican lawmakers push homophobic bills

Hate crimes against LGBTQ+ community in Texas surged in 2023. [ more ]
Advocate.com
5 months ago
US politics

Gun violence 'is always going to sit with me:' Grief, trauma, and the rising threat of firearms in America

National Gun Violence Survivors Week highlights the impact of gun violence in America, including hate crimes and gun suicides.
Gun violence has a disproportionate effect on the LGBTQ+ community, with numerous homicides of transgender people and increasing firearm-related hate crimes. [ more ]
Advocate.com
2 months ago
Austin

Texas sees jump in reported ant-LGBTQ+ hate crime incidents as Republican lawmakers push homophobic bills

Hate crimes against LGBTQ+ community in Texas surged in 2023. [ more ]
Advocate.com
5 months ago
US politics

Gun violence 'is always going to sit with me:' Grief, trauma, and the rising threat of firearms in America

National Gun Violence Survivors Week highlights the impact of gun violence in America, including hate crimes and gun suicides.
Gun violence has a disproportionate effect on the LGBTQ+ community, with numerous homicides of transgender people and increasing firearm-related hate crimes. [ more ]
morehate-crimes
LGBTQ Nation
2 months ago
Writing

Call Me Mother: 4 drag queens discuss the love they have for their drag daughters

Drag mothers play a crucial role in mentoring and supporting young drag queens, transforming them into confident and skilled performers. [ more ]
#sexual-orientation
LGBTQ Nation
2 months ago
NYC LGBT

A gay couple is suing New York City over IVF denial

The city of New York is being accused of discriminating against gay male employees by denying them IVF benefits available to others. [ more ]
The Mercury News
2 months ago
NYC LGBT

Census Bureau soon will ask about sexual and gender identity

The U.S. Census Bureau is considering including questions about sexual orientation and gender identity in upcoming surveys, aiming for better recognition and allocation of resources for the LGBTQ+ community. [ more ]
LGBTQ Nation
2 months ago
NYC LGBT

A gay couple is suing New York City over IVF denial

The city of New York is being accused of discriminating against gay male employees by denying them IVF benefits available to others. [ more ]
The Mercury News
2 months ago
NYC LGBT

Census Bureau soon will ask about sexual and gender identity

The U.S. Census Bureau is considering including questions about sexual orientation and gender identity in upcoming surveys, aiming for better recognition and allocation of resources for the LGBTQ+ community. [ more ]
moresexual-orientation
San Francisco Bay Times
2 months ago
SF LGBT

GGBA: Leading the Way for LGBT Businesses and Our Community for Five Decades - San Francisco Bay Times

GGBA was established in 1974 by small business and real estate owners, serving as a pioneering business league for the LGBTQ+ community. [ more ]
PinkNews | Latest lesbian, gay, bi and trans news | LGBTQ+ news
2 months ago
LGBT

Hundreds attend first-ever Trans+ History Week event

Trans+ History Week celebrates the history of trans, non-binary, gender-diverse, and intersex people through various events and educational resources. [ more ]
Theregister
2 months ago
Privacy professionals

Dating apps kiss'n'tell all sorts of sensitive user info

Dating apps collect excessive personal data, lack in protecting privacy, especially concerning for vulnerable groups like the LGBTQ+ community. [ more ]
#joe-biden
LGBTQ Nation
2 months ago
Left-wing politics

Top Trump gaffes: A laugh-out-loud look at his most memorable slip-ups

Trump's verbal gaffes undermine his attacks on Biden's age and cognitive abilities. [ more ]
LGBTQ Nation
3 months ago
Left-wing politics

Republicans explode in rage at Joe Biden for honoring Trans Day of Visibility

Republicans blamed Biden for Easter and TDOV coincidence
Easter and TDOV dates were not decided by Biden [ more ]
LGBTQ Nation
2 months ago
Left-wing politics

Top Trump gaffes: A laugh-out-loud look at his most memorable slip-ups

Trump's verbal gaffes undermine his attacks on Biden's age and cognitive abilities. [ more ]
LGBTQ Nation
3 months ago
Left-wing politics

Republicans explode in rage at Joe Biden for honoring Trans Day of Visibility

Republicans blamed Biden for Easter and TDOV coincidence
Easter and TDOV dates were not decided by Biden [ more ]
morejoe-biden
PinkNews | Latest lesbian, gay, bi and trans news | LGBTQ+ news
2 months ago
LGBT

Media use Cass Report to justify violence against trans youth

Right-wing groups misuse Cass Report to justify discrimination against trans youth. [ more ]
LGBTQ Nation
2 months ago
Education

Maryland's governor just signed a law to protect the freedom to read

Maryland's 'Freedom to Read Act' protects LGBTQ+ books in schools, preventing exclusion based on creators' identity and ensuring availability during review process. [ more ]
#event-highlights
PinkNews | Latest lesbian, gay, bi and trans news | LGBTQ+ news
2 months ago
NYC LGBT

Your full guide to every major UK Pride event this year - including who's performing

Diverse UK Pride events featuring a variety of headlining acts and celebrations are set to take place throughout the spring and summer months. [ more ]
San Francisco Bay Times
2 months ago
San Francisco

24th Anniversary San Francisco Equality California Awards - San Francisco Bay Times

Equality California's San Francisco Awards event honors leaders supporting LGBTQ community.
Annual event celebrates inspirational figures creating positive change in society. [ more ]
PinkNews | Latest lesbian, gay, bi and trans news | LGBTQ+ news
2 months ago
NYC LGBT

Your full guide to every major UK Pride event this year - including who's performing

Diverse UK Pride events featuring a variety of headlining acts and celebrations are set to take place throughout the spring and summer months. [ more ]
San Francisco Bay Times
2 months ago
San Francisco

24th Anniversary San Francisco Equality California Awards - San Francisco Bay Times

Equality California's San Francisco Awards event honors leaders supporting LGBTQ community.
Annual event celebrates inspirational figures creating positive change in society. [ more ]
moreevent-highlights
#homophobia
Towleroad Gay News
2 months ago
NYC LGBT

Group Of Gay Footballers 'set Date To Reveal Identities Imminently With Couples In Hiding' - Towleroad Gay News

Professional footballers in Germany planning to come out collectively as gay on May 17 to support LGBTQ+ community. [ more ]
Queerty
3 months ago
Black Lives Matter

"We're into MEN not sissies!": This flag for "masculine gays" has everyone rolling their eyes

Creating a flag to represent marginalized masculine gays led to backlash within the LGBTQ+ community, emphasizing the need to combat homophobia within it. [ more ]
Towleroad Gay News
2 months ago
NYC LGBT

Group Of Gay Footballers 'set Date To Reveal Identities Imminently With Couples In Hiding' - Towleroad Gay News

Professional footballers in Germany planning to come out collectively as gay on May 17 to support LGBTQ+ community. [ more ]
Queerty
3 months ago
Black Lives Matter

"We're into MEN not sissies!": This flag for "masculine gays" has everyone rolling their eyes

Creating a flag to represent marginalized masculine gays led to backlash within the LGBTQ+ community, emphasizing the need to combat homophobia within it. [ more ]
morehomophobia
#gender-affirming-care
PinkNews | Latest lesbian, gay, bi and trans news | LGBTQ+ news
2 months ago
LGBT

Tennessee passes anti-trans bill to 'intimidate families of transgender youth'

New anti-trans bill in Tennessee restricts gender-affirming care for minors, representing an attack on LGBTQ+ community. [ more ]
LGBTQ Nation
4 months ago
NYC LGBT

We already know how to fix LGBTQ+ health disparities. Let's get moving.

Restrictions on gender-affirming care are a significant concern at state and national levels.
Federal protections for LGBTQ+ health could be impacted by upcoming elections. [ more ]
PinkNews | Latest lesbian, gay, bi and trans news | LGBTQ+ news
2 months ago
LGBT

Tennessee passes anti-trans bill to 'intimidate families of transgender youth'

New anti-trans bill in Tennessee restricts gender-affirming care for minors, representing an attack on LGBTQ+ community. [ more ]
LGBTQ Nation
4 months ago
NYC LGBT

We already know how to fix LGBTQ+ health disparities. Let's get moving.

Restrictions on gender-affirming care are a significant concern at state and national levels.
Federal protections for LGBTQ+ health could be impacted by upcoming elections. [ more ]
moregender-affirming-care
#politics
LGBTQ Nation
2 months ago
JavaScript

Why did George Santos drop out of the election?

Test your LGBTQ+ news knowledge with a weekly quiz on diverse topics. [ more ]
LGBTQ Nation
3 months ago
Marketing

Mike Johnson worked with Libs of TikTok to promote Trump's bogus voting bill

Far-right influencers were used to promote a bogus voting reform bill aiming to ban non-citizens from voting, despite it being already illegal. [ more ]
LGBTQ Nation
2 months ago
JavaScript

Why did George Santos drop out of the election?

Test your LGBTQ+ news knowledge with a weekly quiz on diverse topics. [ more ]
LGBTQ Nation
3 months ago
Marketing

Mike Johnson worked with Libs of TikTok to promote Trump's bogus voting bill

Far-right influencers were used to promote a bogus voting reform bill aiming to ban non-citizens from voting, despite it being already illegal. [ more ]
morepolitics
Eater Boston
2 months ago
Boston food

There's a Smorgasbord of Boston Food Festivals Happening This Weekend

Enjoy diverse food festivals in Boston this weekend, including celebrations of LGBTQ+ culinary community and Japanese culture. [ more ]
Funcheap
2 months ago
Online Community Development

'Kindred' Opening Reception Art Show (The Castro)

Celebration of friendship, respect, and supportiveness among mid-career queer artists. [ more ]
#transphobia
PinkNews | Latest lesbian, gay, bi and trans news | LGBTQ+ news
2 months ago
NYC LGBT

Chrishell Stause feels 'embraced' by the LGBTQ+ community after coming out

Chrishell Stause embraced by LGBTQ+ community after coming out, advocates against transphobia, finds confidence in relationship with G Flip. [ more ]
PinkNews | Latest lesbian, gay, bi and trans news | LGBTQ+ news
3 months ago
LGBT

Martina Navratilova slams Donald Trump Jr for sharing Michelle Obama trans meme

Martina Navratilova condemned Donald Trump Jr for sharing a trans conspiracy meme about Michelle Obama.
Trump Jr has a history of sharing offensive posts, including spreading transphobic and misinformation about the LGBTQ+ community. [ more ]
PinkNews | Latest lesbian, gay, bi and trans news | LGBTQ+ news
2 months ago
NYC LGBT

Chrishell Stause feels 'embraced' by the LGBTQ+ community after coming out

Chrishell Stause embraced by LGBTQ+ community after coming out, advocates against transphobia, finds confidence in relationship with G Flip. [ more ]
PinkNews | Latest lesbian, gay, bi and trans news | LGBTQ+ news
3 months ago
LGBT

Martina Navratilova slams Donald Trump Jr for sharing Michelle Obama trans meme

Martina Navratilova condemned Donald Trump Jr for sharing a trans conspiracy meme about Michelle Obama.
Trump Jr has a history of sharing offensive posts, including spreading transphobic and misinformation about the LGBTQ+ community. [ more ]
moretransphobia
#sexuality
PinkNews | Latest lesbian, gay, bi and trans news | LGBTQ+ news
2 months ago
NYC LGBT

Spice Girls' Mel B 'fell in love with a woman' in five-year relationship

Mel B refuses to label her sexuality despite being in a relationship with a woman for five years, emphasizing that she is very open and supportive of the LGBTQ+ community. [ more ]
Advocate.com
5 months ago
Music

Rapper Baby Tate's pansexual Sexploration

Baby Tate's latest EP, Sexploration: The Musical, explores her sexuality and showcases love and representation for the LGBTQ+ community.
The project features visuals for each song, presented as a musical in five acts, that explore different aspects of sexuality and gender. [ more ]
PinkNews | Latest lesbian, gay, bi and trans news | LGBTQ+ news
2 months ago
NYC LGBT

Spice Girls' Mel B 'fell in love with a woman' in five-year relationship

Mel B refuses to label her sexuality despite being in a relationship with a woman for five years, emphasizing that she is very open and supportive of the LGBTQ+ community. [ more ]
Advocate.com
5 months ago
Music

Rapper Baby Tate's pansexual Sexploration

Baby Tate's latest EP, Sexploration: The Musical, explores her sexuality and showcases love and representation for the LGBTQ+ community.
The project features visuals for each song, presented as a musical in five acts, that explore different aspects of sexuality and gender. [ more ]
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Towleroad Gay News
3 months ago
NYC LGBT

Scandal Erupts In Russia Over 'LGBTQ+ Propaganda' At Volleyball Match - Photos - Towleroad Gay News

The article discusses LGBTQ propaganda allegations in Russian sports. [ more ]
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LGBTQ Nation
3 months ago
Left-wing politics

Marjorie Taylor Greene wishes January 6 had been "successful"

Marjorie Taylor Greene expressed regret for not succeeding in stealing the 2020 election.
Greene boasted of leading an impeachment inquiry into Biden. [ more ]
LGBTQ Nation
3 months ago
Europe politics

Marjorie Taylor Greene accuses leftists of blackmailing Mike Johnson into doing their bidding

Rep. Greene accuses Speaker Johnson of being blackmailed by the left to support transgender agenda on children.
Rep. Greene expresses disbelief at Speaker Johnson's shift in views towards pro-life and transgender issues. [ more ]
LGBTQ Nation
3 months ago
Left-wing politics

Marjorie Taylor Greene wishes January 6 had been "successful"

Marjorie Taylor Greene expressed regret for not succeeding in stealing the 2020 election.
Greene boasted of leading an impeachment inquiry into Biden. [ more ]
LGBTQ Nation
3 months ago
Europe politics

Marjorie Taylor Greene accuses leftists of blackmailing Mike Johnson into doing their bidding

Rep. Greene accuses Speaker Johnson of being blackmailed by the left to support transgender agenda on children.
Rep. Greene expresses disbelief at Speaker Johnson's shift in views towards pro-life and transgender issues. [ more ]
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Advocate.com
3 months ago
Left-wing politics

Joe Biden launches 'Out for Biden-Harris' campaign initiative to engage & woo LGBTQ+ voters (exclusive)

The Biden-Harris campaign launches 'Out for Biden-Harris' initiative to rally LGBTQ+ community support for the 2024 re-election.
The campaign recognizes the pivotal role of the LGBTQ+ community in their electoral wins, aiming to harness the community's organizing prowess. [ more ]
Queerty
3 months ago
SF LGBT

Can't get your gym crush's attention? These two new studies may hold the answer why

Steroid use may affect the ability to recognize facial emotional expressions.
There is a growing trend of steroid use in the LGBTQ+ community to maintain physical appearance. [ more ]
Advocate.com
3 months ago
Education

'Written in the Stars:' University of Michigan hosts 'Pride Prom' for LGBTQ+ students

Many LGBTQ+ students face challenges at traditional high school proms, leading them to feel unwelcome or unsafe.
Events like Pride Prom provide a safe and inclusive space for LGBTQ+ students to celebrate their identities authentically. [ more ]
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San Francisco Bay Times
3 months ago
SF LGBT

L.A. Walker: Championing LGBTQ+ Inclusion in Dementia Care - San Francisco Bay Times

L.A. Walker is dedicated to supporting the LGBTQ+ community members grappling with dementia.
L.A. Walker's creative endeavors aim to spark conversations about social issues and promote community connection. [ more ]
Queerty
3 months ago
NYC LGBT

Quiz: How well do you know your gay slang?

Gay slang is a vibrant language connecting the LGBTQ+ community.
Terms offer a way to express identities, emotions, and foster connections within the community. [ more ]
San Francisco Bay Times
3 months ago
SF LGBT

L.A. Walker: Championing LGBTQ+ Inclusion in Dementia Care - San Francisco Bay Times

L.A. Walker is dedicated to supporting the LGBTQ+ community members grappling with dementia.
L.A. Walker's creative endeavors aim to spark conversations about social issues and promote community connection. [ more ]
Queerty
3 months ago
NYC LGBT

Quiz: How well do you know your gay slang?

Gay slang is a vibrant language connecting the LGBTQ+ community.
Terms offer a way to express identities, emotions, and foster connections within the community. [ more ]
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LGBTQ Nation
3 months ago
Law

White House condemns Uganda's Constitutional Court for upholding "kill the gays" law

The Uganda Constitutional Court upheld the Anti-Homosexuality Act with revisions to certain provisions.
President Biden and White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre denounced the legislation and called for human rights to be safeguarded. [ more ]
Los Angeles Times
3 months ago
Left-wing politics

Jill Biden's swing through Southern California: Fundraisers, protesters and a stop at SoulCycle

First Lady Jill Biden supported LGBTQ community and women's health amid protests over Middle East conflict.
Dueling protests occurred outside events in Southern California where First Lady Jill Biden was speaking. [ more ]
LGBTQ Nation
3 months ago
Law

White House condemns Uganda's Constitutional Court for upholding "kill the gays" law

The Uganda Constitutional Court upheld the Anti-Homosexuality Act with revisions to certain provisions.
President Biden and White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre denounced the legislation and called for human rights to be safeguarded. [ more ]
Los Angeles Times
3 months ago
Left-wing politics

Jill Biden's swing through Southern California: Fundraisers, protesters and a stop at SoulCycle

First Lady Jill Biden supported LGBTQ community and women's health amid protests over Middle East conflict.
Dueling protests occurred outside events in Southern California where First Lady Jill Biden was speaking. [ more ]
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PinkNews | Latest lesbian, gay, bi and trans news | LGBTQ+ news
3 months ago
NYC LGBT

People are losing their minds over the bi-inclusive Progress Pride flag

The bi-inclusive flag features the colors of the bisexual flag, representing bisexual people.
The Progress Pride flag has evolved over time to include various additional colors symbolizing different marginalized communities within the LGBTQ+ spectrum. [ more ]
San Francisco Bay Times
3 months ago
SF LGBT

GLIDE Ensemble and Sarah Bush Dance Perform at 'A Night to Empower the Legacies of Del Martin & Phyllis Lyon' - San Francisco Bay Times

Women's History Month event celebrated legacies of lesbian trailblazers Del Martin and Phyllis Lyon.
The event featured a documentary-in-progress about Phyllis Lyon's last years and honored her queer caregiving team. [ more ]
LGBTQ Nation
3 months ago
SF LGBT

Gay developer seeks redemption in new venture after supporting Ted Cruz & tanking his business

Ian Reisner plans to develop a new gay hotel on West 42nd Street in Hell's Kitchen, aiming for a redemption from the LGBTQ+ community.
The new hotel will be inclusive, with facilities like restaurants, common areas, and bars for all guests to enjoy. [ more ]
PinkNews | Latest lesbian, gay, bi and trans news | LGBTQ+ news
3 months ago
NYC LGBT

This mum and son set up a vital app to help keep LGBTQ+ people safe in public

Launching an app 'Back Off. Back Up.' (BOBU) to guide LGBTQ+ individuals to safe spaces after experiencing friends' attacks.
Focusing on physical and emotional safety, including a training program for venues and a sexual health feature within the app. [ more ]
QNS.com
4 months ago
LGBT

Queens Borough Hall to host Trans Day of Visibility Event on March 23rd - QNS.com

The Queens Borough president's office is hosting a Trans Day of Visibility event in partnership with local LGBTQ+ organizations.
The event aims to celebrate trans pride, forge connections, and raise awareness about resources for the local trans community. [ more ]
LGBTQ Nation
4 months ago
Education

Nex Benedict's death ruled a suicide by medical examiner

Oklahoma state medical examiner ruled Nex Benedict's death a suicide after a violent altercation at school.
LGBTQ+ community and allies express concerns over the circumstances of Benedict's death. [ more ]
PinkNews | Latest lesbian, gay, bi and trans news | LGBTQ+ news
4 months ago
France politics

French minister apologises to LGBTQ+ community for historic 'repression'

French justice minister apologizes to LGBTQ+ community for past discrimination
Compensation bill for victims of anti-gay laws approved by lower house of French parliament [ more ]
San Francisco Bay Times
4 months ago
San Francisco

Dennis McMillan (Sister Dana Van Iquity) Receives Audrey Joseph LGBTQ Entertainment Award - San Francisco Bay Times

Dennis McMillan received the Audrey Joseph LGBTQ Entertainment Award at SF Pride's Ken Jones Awards.
McMillan, also known as Sister Dana Van Iquity, is a well-known figure in the San Francisco LGBTQ community. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
4 months ago
New York City

A Night With New York's Lesbian and Bisexual Backgammon League

The Lesbian and Bisexual Backgammon League (L.B.B.L.) provides a social and pressure-free environment for LGBTQ+ individuals to gather and play backgammon.
The L.B.B.L. was founded in 2017 by Ellen Swieskowski and Hester Hodde after striking up a conversation at a lesbian bar in West Village. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
4 months ago
Career

Harriette Cole: I'm lost and embarrassed. How can I rebuild my life?

Rebuilding after a long-term breakup can feel overwhelming.
Seeking therapy can help process emotions and navigate a fresh start. [ more ]
Brooklyn Eagle
4 months ago
NYC LGBT

LGBT Bar NY Foundation to be honored at Brooklyn Nets 2024 Pride Night

The Brooklyn Nets selected LGBT Bar Association Foundation as the "Nonprofit of the Night" for Pride Night.
The foundation provides pro bono legal services and has a long-standing commitment to the LGBTQ+ community. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
4 months ago
Education

A concern for everyone': Tennessee poised to ban Pride flags in schools

Tennessee is advancing a bill to ban Pride flags from public schools, causing LGBTQ+ community outrage.
The bill's passing in the house with a strong Republican majority has sparked backlash from LGBTQ+ advocates. [ more ]
Towleroad Gay News
4 months ago
NYC LGBT

'Queer Newark' Book Chronicles LGBTQ History 20 Years After Teen's Killing - Towleroad Gay News

Black lesbians in Newark have long been a part of the LGBTQ+ community of color.
The book 'Queer Newark: Stories of Resistance, Love and Community' sheds light on the histories of LGBTQ+ communities. [ more ]
The Drum
4 months ago
Marketing

For Them launches social-led initiative honoring Nex Benedict, supporting LGBTQ+ community

The social campaign offers $5 off binders with a donation to the Trevor Project in Nex's name.
Owasso High School students stage a walkout against anti-LGBTQ+ bullying. [ more ]
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San Francisco Bay Times
4 months ago
San Francisco

20th Anniversary of the Winter of Love at San Francisco City Hall - San Francisco Bay Times

San Francisco celebrated the 20th Anniversary of the Winter of Love
Mayor Breed led marriage vow renewals for couples [ more ]
San Francisco Bay Times
4 months ago
SF LGBT

LGBTQ+ Black Women Leaders to Be Honored on February 23 at The Academy SF - San Francisco Bay Times

Local LGBTQ+ Black women leaders and allies to be honored by The San Francisco Bay Times and The Academy SF.
Event details for the Black History Month celebration on February 23, 2024, at The Academy SF. [ more ]
San Francisco Bay Times
4 months ago
San Francisco

20th Anniversary of the Winter of Love at San Francisco City Hall - San Francisco Bay Times

San Francisco celebrated the 20th Anniversary of the Winter of Love
Mayor Breed led marriage vow renewals for couples [ more ]
San Francisco Bay Times
4 months ago
SF LGBT

LGBTQ+ Black Women Leaders to Be Honored on February 23 at The Academy SF - San Francisco Bay Times

Local LGBTQ+ Black women leaders and allies to be honored by The San Francisco Bay Times and The Academy SF.
Event details for the Black History Month celebration on February 23, 2024, at The Academy SF. [ more ]
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San Francisco Bay Times
4 months ago
San Francisco

Renee Lubin and Dr. Dee Spencer Performing Aretha's 'Dr. Feelgood' - San Francisco Bay Times

Celebration of LGBTQ+ Black women leaders and allies in the Bay Area
Recognition of Black History Month through honoring community leaders and a musical performance by Renée Lubin and Dr. Dee Spencer. [ more ]
Advocate.com
5 months ago
Music

Zara Larsson's new album is so queer, and she's not afraid to admit it

Zara Larsson embraces her place in pop music as a top artist in a competitive industry.
Her latest album Venus is described as a love letter to her fans and includes a new gay anthem. [ more ]
PinkNews | Latest lesbian, gay, bi and trans news | LGBTQ+ news
5 months ago
NYC LGBT

Pride March returns to Mumbai after 4-year hiatus

The Mumbai Pride March returned after a four-year hiatus to raise awareness of queer rights in India.
The event aims to increase visibility of the LGBTQ+ community and spark discussion. [ more ]
Washington Post
5 months ago
Privacy professionals

Texas AG's pursuit of transgender medical records stirs privacy concerns

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is demanding medical records from health-care providers outside of Texas who may have treated transgender youth from Texas.
Paxton's use of a HIPAA exception for law enforcement investigations may allow him to obtain the records he is seeking. [ more ]
www.cbc.ca
5 months ago
Education

York Catholic school board trustee seeks to restrict flags flown at schools | CBC News

A York Catholic school board trustee is proposing to restrict which flags can be flown on school property, causing anxiety among the LGBTQ community.
The proposed amendments would limit flags to ones representing Canada, Ontario, the municipality, the Vatican, and the school, and eliminate the board's ability to approve flags from other organizations. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
5 months ago
LGBT

Gender ideology' is all around us but it's not what the Tories say it is | Finn Mackay

The UK government's draft guidance for schools on gender questioning children has been criticized for further solidifying a hostile stance on trans identities.
The guidance uses the politicized phrase 'gender identity ideology' to imply that trans identities are a new fad and part of a recent conspiracy against the LGBTQ+ community. [ more ]
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