» It’s Time To Tell the Truth About the Confederacy and its Symbols
03/07/20 10:00 from Lgbt Rights News
As people across the country ready themselves to celebrate America’s “independence,” there are few symbols more strongly associated with the holiday than flags. Flags have great meaning — particularly on July 4. This week, after decades ...
» Activist Brittany Packnett Cunningham on Building a Lasting Movement
02/07/20 14:07 from Lgbt Rights News
In the last month, protests have erupted across the country calling for justice for Black lives, a wholesale restructuring of policing, and a greater racial reckoning across all facets of American society. “All of these things are interc...
» How State Governments Across the Country Failed to Protect Our Communities From COVID-19
02/07/20 10:27 from Lgbt Rights News
Since the inception of this pandemic, it was clear that incarcerated people were particularly at risk from COVID-19. In addition to the clear , consistent guidance from public health experts, incarcerated families , corrections staff , a...
» The Federal Government’s Decision to Proceed with Executions During the Pandemic Puts Me in an Impossible Position
02/07/20 10:05 from Lgbt Rights News
As a Buddhist priest to a man on death row, I have prepared myself for the difficult, yet necessary role of attending the execution of a man I’ve been advising for 11 years in order to provide support as he crosses over from this life. I...
» The Racist History of Abortion and Midwifery Bans
01/07/20 17:31 from Lgbt Rights News
In 1851, Sojourner Truth delivered a speech best known as“Ain’t I A Woman?” to a crowded audience at the Women’s Convention in Akron, Ohio. At the time, slavery remained in full force, a vibrant enterprise that fueled the American econom...
» How Nursing Homes Got Away With Hiding Bodies During the COVID-19 Outbreak
01/07/20 11:27 from Lgbt Rights News
When COVID-19 first reached the U.S., the epicenter was a single nursing home in Washington State, where 45 people died . That nursing home outbreak was a precursor of what was to come. Ever since, the virus has been devastating nursing ...
» Taxpayers Shouldn’t Have to Fund Religious Education: How Today’s Supreme Court Decision Further Erodes the Separation of Church and State
30/06/20 18:41 from Lgbt Rights News
Today, in an unprecedented decision, the Supreme Court ruled that the state of Montana must provide funding for religious education as part of its school voucher tax credit program — despite the fact that the Montana Constitution forbids...
» The EARN IT Act is a Disaster for Online Speech and Privacy, Especially for the LGBTQ and Sex Worker Communities
30/06/20 11:32 from Lgbt Rights News
After a month of unprecedented protests against police brutality across the country, in which encrypted communications have been essential for organizers and protesters to communicate safely, the Senate Judiciary Committee plans to take ...
» After 17 Months of Unlawful Detention, Court Orders Release of U.S. Resident Wrongfully Detained Under Patriot Act
29/06/20 17:13 from Lgbt Rights News
For well over a year, the U.S. government has held Adham Hassoun in a detention facility without trial, without criminal charge, and without end in sight. Today, a court ordered the government to release him and expressed contempt for th...
» DHS Watchdog Confirms: ICE is Failing to Protect Detained People From COVID
29/06/20 12:48 from Lgbt Rights News
As cases of COVID-19 in immigration detention facilities have exploded in recent months, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has continued to argue that it has done all that it possibly can to manage this crisis. A new report by th...
» The Untold Number of People Implicated in Crimes They Didn’t Commit Because of Face Recognition
24/06/20 07:00 from Lgbt Rights News
In January, Michigan resident Robert Williams was arrested for shoplifting from a watch store in downtown Detroit a year ago—a crime he did not commit . Police thought he was connected to the crime because of a face recognition search th...
» Wrongfully Arrested Because Face Recognition Can’t Tell Black People Apart
24/06/20 07:00 from Lgbt Rights News
Early this year, Detroit police arrested Robert Williams — a Black man living in a Detroit suburb — on his front lawn in front of his wife and two little daughters (ages 2 and 5). Robert was hauled off and locked up for nearly 30 hours. ...
» Queer Voices - LGBTQ News, Opinion and Conversations: When Leaving Campus Means Going Back In The Closet
30/05/20 06:00 from 1. Gay News from mikenova (19 sites)
For some queer college students, online learning amid COVID-19 means more than just awkward Zoom classes. It means hiding their sexuality or gender identity. Queer Voices - LGBTQ News, Opinion and Conversations
» "gay tv" - Google News: Phillip Schofield and his family enjoy virtual game night with Holly Willoughby and her husband - Daily Mail
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» "gay tv" - Google News: MasterChef's Khanh Ong says he finally feels more confident being his 'sassy' self on the hit show - Daily Mail
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» Michael Novakhov on Twitter from Michael_Novakhov (4 sites): mikenov on Twitter: Coronavirus | Coronavirus: is the hantavirus a new threat to the world? - AS.com en.as.com/en/2020/03/25/…
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» Michael Novakhov on Twitter from Michael_Novakhov (4 sites): mikenov on Twitter: #Covid19Review: 8:28 PM 5/29/2020 - In light of the new possibilit... covid-19-review.blogspot.com/2020/05/828-pm…
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» Michael Novakhov on Twitter from Michael_Novakhov (4 sites): mikenov on Twitter: To put it briefly, the so called "Covid-19" or more correctly Disease X 2019 appears to be the weaponized Hantavirus Infection, possibly the Seoul or Andes types or others. -
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To put it briefly, the so called "Covid-19" or more correctly Disease X 2019 appears to be the weaponized Hantavirus Infection, possibly the Seoul or Andes types or others. - Michael Novakhov covid-19-review.blogspot.com/2020/05/742-pm… ...
» Michael Novakhov on Twitter from Michael_Novakhov (4 sites): mikenov on Twitter: the so called "Covid-19" and the Hantavirus Infection (Seoul Virus in the cited research but most likely other types also) is the one and the same pathological condition. cov
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» Michael Novakhov on Twitter from Michael_Novakhov (4 sites): mikenov on Twitter: conspicuous hemophagocytosis and a secondary hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis-like syndrome". Considering that the clinical picture is practically or mostly the same, the h
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conspicuous hemophagocytosis and a secondary hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis-like syndrome". Considering that the clinical picture is practically or mostly the same, the hypothesis can be established. covid-19-review.blogspot.com/2020...
» Michael Novakhov on Twitter from Michael_Novakhov (4 sites): mikenov on Twitter: Covid-19-Review: 7:42 PM 5/29/2020 - M.N.: The underlying pathophysiological mechanism in Hantavirus Infection and in "Covid-19" as reported by the Mt. Sinai pathologists, ap
29/05/20 20:04 from 1. Gay News from mikenova (19 sites)
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» Michael Novakhov on Twitter from Michael_Novakhov (4 sites): mikenov on Twitter: #Covid19Review: 7:42 PM 5/29/2020 - M.N.: The underlying pathophys... covid-19-review.blogspot.com/2020/05/742-pm…
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» "gay" - Google News: Roxane Gay, plant-based Mexican, Indian spices | Good Food - KCRW
29/05/20 20:00 from 1. Gay News from mikenova (19 sites)
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» U.S. Attorney objects to release of defendant convicted of anti-LGBTQ hate crime
25/04/20 13:58 from Washington Blade - America's Leading Gay News Source
D.C.’s chief prosecutor says judge granted request on COVID-19 grounds The post U.S. Attorney objects to release of defendant convicted of anti-LGBTQ hate crime appeared first on Washington Blade: Gay News, Politics, LGBT Rights .
» D.C.-area theater outfits embrace streaming performances
25/04/20 13:47 from Washington Blade - America's Leading Gay News Source
The show must go on for Kennedy Center, Strathmore, et. al. The post D.C.-area theater outfits embrace streaming performances appeared first on Washington Blade: Gay News, Politics, LGBT Rights .
» ‘The Half of It’ director Alice Wu on her new Netflix teen dramedy
25/04/20 13:25 from Washington Blade - America's Leading Gay News Source
New film puts queer twist on classic Cyrano/Roxanne trope The post ‘The Half of It’ director Alice Wu on her new Netflix teen dramedy appeared first on Washington Blade: Gay News, Politics, LGBT Rights .
» We Stand By Our Colleagues and We Won’t Be Silenced
25/04/20 12:22 from Washington Blade - America's Leading Gay News Source
Yesterday, Washington Blade reporter Chris Johnson became the news when standing up to a bully administration. While handling his monthly duties in the White House Press Pool, he was asked to swap seats with CNN rep...
» ¡Los derechos trans no están en cuarentena!
24/04/20 19:23 from Washington Blade - America's Leading Gay News Source
Reglas de 'Pico y Género' provocan preocupación en Colombia, América Latina The post ¡Los derechos trans no están en cuarentena! appeared first on Washington Blade: Gay News, Politics, LGBT Rights .
» Necessity mothers invention for D.C. queer businesses in pandemic era
24/04/20 15:16 from Washington Blade - America's Leading Gay News Source
Online drag bingo, free home delivery among tactics employed by resourceful locals The post Necessity mothers invention for D.C. queer businesses in pandemic era appeared first on Washington Blade: Gay News, Politics, LGBT Rights .
» Black Marylanders disproportionately impacted by coronavirus
24/04/20 15:16 from Washington Blade - America's Leading Gay News Source
Gay Afro-Latino lawmaker urges officials to address underlying inequalities The post Black Marylanders disproportionately impacted by coronavirus appeared first on Washington Blade: Gay News, Politics, LGBT Rights .
» GLSEN ‘Day of Silence’ to culminate in virtual rally
23/04/20 20:45 from Washington Blade - America's Leading Gay News Source
With the COVID-19 pandemic preventing public gatherings and events, LGBTQ activist organizations have been forced to rethink their traditional strategies for raising public awareness about the many other important issues impacting the co...
» Class action lawsuit demands ICE release all transgender detainees
23/04/20 18:56 from Washington Blade - America's Leading Gay News Source
Trans people in immigration detention 'among the most vulnerable' to coronavirus The post Class action lawsuit demands ICE release all transgender detainees appeared first on Washington Blade: Gay News, Politics, LGBT Rights .
» Two transgender women murdered in Puerto Rico
23/04/20 12:51 from Washington Blade - America's Leading Gay News Source
Victims found in car that had been set on fire The post Two transgender women murdered in Puerto Rico appeared first on Washington Blade: Gay News, Politics, LGBT Rights .
» Entendiendo las luchas de Puerto Rico con Washington por medio de sátira
04/08/17 03:00 from Global Voices en Español » Ángel Carrión
El 'Anuncio de un gobierno honesto' de Juice Media plantea una simple pregunta: ¿estás listo para toda esta honestidad?
» Periódico puertorriqueño retira popular tira cómica y plantea preocupación sobre censura
27/07/17 03:00 from Global Voices en Español » Ángel Carrión
Leamos sobre el retiro del popular Pepito.
» ¿Por qué los estudiantes de Puerto Rico publican sus números de estudiantes en medios sociales?
13/06/17 05:00 from Global Voices en Español » Ángel Carrión
La educación superior en Puerto Rico se encuentra en crisis luego de gramdes recortes presupuestales y una ola de renuncias en la Universidad de Puerto Rico.
» Oscar López Rivera está en Puerto Rico bajo arresto domiciliario hasta que finalice su condena
28/02/17 03:00 from Global Voices en Español » Ángel Carrión
Su condena finaliza el 17 de mayo.
» Obama conmuta sentencia de Oscar López Rivera, el prisionero político de Puerto Rico que más tiempo ha estado en prisión
18/01/17 09:23 from Global Voices en Español » Ángel Carrión
No obstante, su liberación no será inmediata.
» Bajo la Junta de Control Fiscal, la abstención en las elecciones puertorriqueñas alcanzó el máximo histórico
16/12/16 01:30 from Global Voices en Español » Ángel Carrión
"Si el problema es correctamente observado, las elecciones del 2016 podrían ser un buen momento para iniciar un movimiento masivo de indignados por la REFORMA del sistema electoral".
» La unidad puertorriqueña, un punto brillante en la oscuridad de un apagón que afectó a todo el Archipiélago
27/10/16 02:30 from Global Voices en Español » Ángel Carrión
El apagón fue duro para los puertorriqueños, pero también sacó las mejores cualidades de muchos.
» Lo que la medalla olímpica de oro de Mónica Puig significa para los puertorriqueños
26/08/16 03:00 from Global Voices en Español » Ángel Carrión
"Creo que uní a una nación".
» Puertorriqueños no aceptarán la austeridad impuesta por EE. UU. sin luchar
08/07/16 05:30 from Global Voices en Español » Ángel Carrión
Tras la promulgación de la ley PROMESA que impone al gobierno de Puerto Rico una junta de control fiscal, los puertorriqueños protestaron en la calle y en los medios sociales.
» La mayoría de las vidas perdidas en la masacre de Orlando eran de puertorriqueños
17/06/16 05:00 from Global Voices en Español » Ángel Carrión
Los puertorriqueños lamentan la pérdida de seres queridos en uno de los destinos más populares para los puertorriqueños que emigran a Estados Unidos buscando mejores oportunidades.
» Spain's Archbishop of Valencia and His Crusade Against the ‘Gay Empire’
01/06/16 07:44 from Global Voices » Gay Rights (LGBT)
An LGBT rights advocacy group has filed a formal complaint with the district attorney for hate crimes “for his homophobic and sexist comments that only serve to incite hatred..."Según el cardenal arzobispo de Valencia, ciertos políticos ...
» Attack on Vegan Café in Georgia Opens New Front in Culture War
31/05/16 20:18 from Global Voices » Gay Rights (LGBT)
"The Kiwi Café incident produced a cornucopia of social media comment – ranging from outrage to amusement."
» Arianna Huffington: Sleep Deprivation Is The New Smoking
19/05/16 19:11 from Marcos Saldivar
Huffington Post Editor-in-Chief Arianna Huffington appeared on Access Hollywood with Billy Bush and Kit Hoover on
» Netizen Report: LGBT News Site Editor is Latest Victim of Attacks on Bangladeshi Intellectuals
05/05/16 15:36 from Global Voices » Gay Rights (LGBT)
The assault on free thinking continues in Bangladesh, Mexico's Supreme Court upholds the "Stalker Law", and WhatsApp faces another shutdown in Brazil.
» Meet the Anti-Discrimination Non-Profit Behind the Jamaican Version of a ‘Privilege Walk’
29/04/16 15:39 from Global Voices » Gay Rights (LGBT)
"We believe that everyone, no matter who they are, is deserving of respect. [...] This is necessary in changing the course [of] human rights development in Jamaica."
» Xulhaz Mannan, an LGBT Activist in Bangladesh, Is the Latest Victim in a String of Brutal Killings
26/04/16 19:56 from Global Voices » Gay Rights (LGBT)
Since 2005, at least 23 bloggers and activists have been killed and scores of others attacked or threatened with death for their progressive and secular views.
» Jamaica's Christian Conservatives Point Fingers at International Agencies Over Comprehensive Sex Education
23/04/16 03:49 from Global Voices » Gay Rights (LGBT)
"How can [...] advocates and health practitioners who understand the real world and people of faith [...] reach a point of common understanding for the benefit and welfare of all?"
» Marriage Equality Is Now Accepted by Colombia's Constitutional Court, but Still Not by All Colombians
22/04/16 10:30 from Global Voices » Gay Rights (LGBT)
"I respect other people's beliefs. You need to learn to respect those who think differently. Do you pray with that kind of language?"
» Lesbian-Tested Advice for Same-Sex Parents
18/04/16 10:43 from Gay/Lesbian News
Almost a year and a half ago, my daughter, Sophia, and I were talking about school, and I asked her if anyone had brought up the fact that she has two moms. I learned then that some of the children had told my daughter that it was imposs...
» Africa's New Gay-Bashing - Islamic Republic'
18/04/16 07:12 from Gay/Lesbian News
Declaring little Gambia an 'Islamic Republic' is a cynical ploy by President Jammeh, but the consequences for his people are huge, and for LGBT Gambians, horrific. WARRI, Nigeria - To paraphrase the 18th century sage Samuel Johnson, Isla...
» Move Over, - Making a Murderer' - " Tribeca Has a New...
18/04/16 02:42 from Gay/Lesbian News
Much of the audience was in tears after "Southwest of Salem," a documentary about four women sent to prison amidst homophobic panic A director has usually done something wrong if the entire audience is angry at the end of a movie, but th...
» 'Once Upon a Time' Reveals Gay Storyline; Creators Say "Love Is Love"
18/04/16 01:32 from Gay/Lesbian News
Once Upon a Time finally made good on its promise to include a gay storyline in season six, and it was an unexpected choice. Although Mulan revealed her unrequited love for Princess Aurora in season three, she wasn't the one in a new rel...
» Former US senator blasts Saudi Arabia officials over 9/11 links...
17/04/16 22:00 from Gay/Lesbian News
First ever glimpse inside infamous Los Feliz Murder Mansion as it hits the market more than 50 years after crazed father-of-three bludgeoned wife to death in grisly murder-suicide Families of 9/11 victims accuse Obama of 'siding with the...
» TV host sees through Tony Perkins: You support anti-gay laws...
17/04/16 17:33 from Gay/Lesbian News
Internet pioneer and television host Fernando Espuelas called out Family Research Council President Tony Perkins over the weekend for supporting anti-LGBT laws throughout the U.S. "specifically" for the purpose of discriminating against ...
» State proposals on LGBT rights push business into spotlight
17/04/16 13:06 from Gay/Lesbian News
The NFL, Apple and other behemoths have cajoled Republicans into rejecting or softening bills in recent years that supporters say protect people who oppose same-sex marriage on religious grounds. Companies are speaking up loudly again th...
» Kenya: Group launches case seeking to decriminalize gay sex
17/04/16 08:32 from Gay/Lesbian News
In this Monday, Feb. 10, 2014 file photo, Kenyan gays and lesbians and others supporting their cause wear masks to preserve their anonymity as they stage a rare protest, against Uganda's tough stance against homosexuality, outside the Ug...
» Study shows children of lesbian parents do as well as children of opposite sex parents
17/04/16 04:13 from Gay/Lesbian News
The research published in the April issue of Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics fou nd children raised by same-sex female parents with a stable family life show no difference in general health, emotional difficulties, c...
» Kim Davis Just Won a Major Victory in Fight over Gay Marriage Licenses in Kentucky
16/04/16 23:43 from Gay/Lesbian News
It's been more than six months since Rowan County clerk Kim Davis was jailed for refusing to issue marriage licenses to both gay and straight couples, but she scored a major victory in the fight this week. Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin on Wed...
» James Franco's - King Cobra' Director on Explicit Gay Sex...
16/04/16 20:06 from Gay/Lesbian News
Tribeca 2016: Justin Kelly tells TheWrap film is "unapologetic" in depicting gay male sex, with a high-profile cast committed to honest and graphic storytelling "King Cobra," a fact-inspired movie about the underbelly of gay porn starrin...
» Indiana Senate leaders face Republican primary challenges
16/04/16 14:33 from Gay/Lesbian News
The two most-powerful leaders of the Indiana Senate are working to fend off Republican primary challengers who have criticized their handling of contentious issues in the GOP-dominated General Assembly. Indiana Senate President Pro Tem D...
» Texas News Minute
16/04/16 10:38 from Gay/Lesbian News
Investigators say more than 20 suspected gang members have been arrested in South Texas in a sweep linked to drugs, illegal cash and violence. Seguin police announced Friday's arrests on state and federal warrants for manufacture and del...
» GCHQ boss 'sorry' for historic treatment of gays including Alan Turing
16/04/16 06:08 from Gay/Lesbian News
The director of GCHQ has apologised for historic prejudice against homosexuals by the agency and the "horrifying" treatment of Alan Turing. Robert Hannigan said the secret service failed to learn from its mistaken treatment of the genius...
» Market boycott due to LGBT law could hurt state's economy
16/04/16 06:08 from Gay/Lesbian News
Furniture retailer Ron Werner usually spends $2 million a year at North Carolina's gargantuan, semiannual furniture market, but he's skipping this week's event. Werner knows not attending the High Point Market will mean missing an early ...
» Bruce Springsteen lashes out at anti-gay laws during Detroit gig
16/04/16 06:08 from Gay/Lesbian News
Bruce Springsteen took aim at politicians and legislators who are making life hard for gay and transgender Americans during a gig in Detroit, Michigan Just days after he scrapped a show in North Carolina as a protest against a new anti-L...
» No effect for kids of same-sex parents
15/04/16 23:18 from Gay/Lesbian News
A new study in the Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics finds that the kids really are alright. Despite the ongoing cultural debate around same-sex parenting, the new study finds the children of same-sex parents are just as...
» LGBT Activists Arrested at Bengali New Year March, Later Released
15/04/16 16:56 from Global Voices » Gay Rights (LGBT)
Police held five persons for reportedly suspicious behaviour, alleging that they were trying to initiate a "gay rally".
» Here Are The Official Partners Of The College Sleep Tour
08/04/16 10:31 from Marcos Saldivar
Here are the major brands, from Sleep Number to Spotify, that support The Huffington Post's College Sleep Tour. Together with...
» In Kenya, Banned Music Video Celebrating Same-Sex Love Stays on YouTube
06/04/16 12:57 from Global Voices » Gay Rights (LGBT)
The Kenya Film Classification Board has banned the video arguing that "it does not adhere to the morals of the country."
» In Bosnia, Defiance as Homophobia and Student Politics Collide
05/04/16 18:05 from Global Voices » Gay Rights (LGBT)
In most Balkan countries, homophobia is used as a political tool by right-wing populists to "divide and conquer". This often goes together with impunity for homophobic hate crimes.
» Teacher's Intolerant Tirade Raises Questions About Education in Trinidad & Tobago
21/03/16 10:18 from Global Voices » Gay Rights (LGBT)
"Fixing" homosexuality and atheism by wielding a gun is not talk you would expect to hear from a teacher -- yet, at one Trinidad school, students are in full support.
» McDonald's Ad Featuring a Man Coming Out to His Father Goes Viral in Taiwan
07/03/16 05:52 from Global Voices » Gay Rights (LGBT)
Reactions to the ad, in which a father accepts that his son is gay, have been overwhelmingly positive. However, some anti-LGBT groups predictably complained.
» Hugo Chávez's Fictional Transgender Sister Is Breaking Down Walls in Venezuela
03/03/16 07:06 from Global Voices » Gay Rights (LGBT)
Hugo Chávez's fictional transgender twin aims to challenge the former president's personal myth while putting Venezuela's LGBT community front and center.
» UN Human Rights Official Pulls No Punches in Assessment of Hungary
25/02/16 03:22 from Global Voices » Gay Rights (LGBT)
After a nine-day visit, UN Special Rapporteur Michel Forst highlighted the disheartening conditions human rights activists face in Hungary.
» Homophobia Mars a Chechen Model’s Dream
24/02/16 10:15 from Global Voices » Gay Rights (LGBT)
Many models dream of scoring a photoshoot for Dolce & Gabbana. 17-year-old Ilona Bisultanova's dream came true last month, but what followed online wasn't entirely beautiful.
» The Sleep Habits Of These College Students Will Surprise You
22/02/16 16:11 from Marcos Saldivar
If you ask a college student about his or her secret to getting good grades, you're more likely to hear the phrase "all-nighter"
» Black Trans Lives Matter, Too
04/02/16 08:18 from Gay Voices
Tragically, 2015 was the deadliest year on record for black trans and gender non conforming women with the total number of murder victims ranging from 21-25. Our average life expectancy is a paltry 35 years, less than half that of the av...
» Coming Out to Your Partner as Transgender
03/02/16 17:57 from Gay Voices
"No. You're not leaving me," she said. "I've decided and that's it." I'll never forget those words or the image in my mind of her standing there in the kitchen crying. Pleading with me. You see, I was trying to break up with her. Why? Be...
» Not Queer, Just Gay. No, Thanks.
03/02/16 13:59 from Gay Voices
This may be my last contribution to what I will always call "Gay Voices." I am no fan of the decision by office staff to label us all "Queer" in the name of inclusion. I'm in favor of a more inclusionary name. Using a term many of us fin...
» Proud Women of Africa: Rainbow Girls
03/02/16 12:55 from Gay Voices
Co-authored by Nick Schönfeld. I have a friend called Dagny Warmerdam whom I met during my time in Cape Town. Over the years Dagny has become one of the most important people in my life. We've been through so much together: stressful com...
» In Iowa, Hillary Shows She's Learned Something About Running While Female
03/02/16 12:38 from Gay Voices
This post originally appeared on The Cut . By Rebecca Traister For all those Democrats who fretted for the past year about the probability of a listless primary, and for any who (inanely) predicted a "coronation" for Hillary Clinton (I m...
» 10 Steps to Winning the Transgender Bathroom "Debate"
02/02/16 17:56 from Gay Voices
1. Stop Calling It a Debate - If your argument against allowing transgender people to use the bathrooms associated with their gender identity amounts to repeating a lot of garbage that is patently false, it is not a debate. There are tru...
» Enough is Enough: Stop Trying to Legalize Discrimination
02/02/16 17:20 from Gay Voices
Over two decades after the Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1993 (also known as RFRA) was signed into law in order to "ensure that interests in religious freedom are protected," the legislature in West Virginia has introduced House B...
» Let's Talk About People That Aren't Young Cis White Gay Men
02/02/16 16:11 from Gay Voices
Last week, I posted a viral rant demanding respect for older gay men. With 5 million views and counting, it definitely struck a chord. While celebrating the elders in our community -- and the sacrifices that they've made -- is something ...
» Top 10 Reasons for Being -- and Staying -- Monogamous
02/02/16 15:44 from Gay Voices
Monogamy gets a bad rap these days -- people say it's unnatural, impossible, outdated, stifling. And, yes, sometimes it is! Especially if your wedding anniversary now contains two digits. But anything worth fighting for will usually put ...
» The Interview That Crossed The Line -- And What I Still Believe About Vulnerability
02/02/16 13:00 from Gay Voices
At the 2014 Grammys, I performed "Same Love" alongside Madonna, Macklemore, Ryan Lewis, and Queen Latifah while 33 couples were married on live television. And then I floated to the planet Orkjar on a golden pop-tart, because in what uni...
» O-Kern-Homa, the 2016 Edition
02/02/16 10:47 from Gay Voices
Oklahoma state representative Sally Kern is at it again. It is a new year and she has put forward a series of new, particularly cruel, anti-LGBT bills. "If that flusters the homosexuals, I'm sorry," she declared . I am a homosexual, and ...
» Ted Cruz Scares Me the Most
02/02/16 09:25 from Gay Voices
Donald Trump dominates the headlines as a result of his lead in national polls, despite (or perhaps because of) saying outlandish, crazy things at every turn. He appeals to the worst, and most visceral, reactions of a base that is losing...
» The Iowa Democratic Caucus Is Still Too Close To Call
02/02/16 00:19 from Gay Voices
With 95 percent of votes in, it's still too soon to declare the winner of the 2016 Iowa Democratic caucus. Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton leads Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) by just a handful of votes. Both candidates hav...
» Ted Cruz Wins Iowa Republican Caucus
01/02/16 22:24 from Gay Voices
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) is the winner of the 2016 Iowa Republican caucus, according to NBC, ABC and Fox. Cruz was trailing businessman Donald Trump in a poll released by the Des Moines Register on Saturday. In the days before the c...
» Read Live Updates On The 2016 Iowa Caucuses
01/02/16 18:36 from Gay Voices
Iowa residents on Monday are making the first picks of the 2016 presidential election in the Democratic and Republican caucuses. The caucuses ended at 10 p.m. EST. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) is the projected winner of the Republican caucus....
» Hey, Politicos: Let's Talk About Trans Health
01/02/16 17:10 from Gay Voices
As a health policy attorney, researcher, and student, I am used to my discussions revolving around topics like single payer health insurance and alternatives to fee-for-service reimbursement. Bored yet? That's my point. Because when I he...
» Hello From the Other Side: A Message to Davey Wavey About Older Gay Men
01/02/16 17:05 from Gay Voices
Popular gay YouTube star "Davey Wavey" recently raged against ageism and looksism in the gay community. Here, a typical sampling of his videos -- usually shirtless, often with porn stars -- always youthful, always gym-built, always white...
» Are Queer Youth More Likely To Do Things That Could Cause Cancer?
01/02/16 16:25 from Gay Voices
Each week HuffPost Gay Voices, in a partnership with blogger Scout , LGBT HealthLink and researcher Susana Fajardo, brings you a round up of some of the biggest LGBT wellness stories from the past seven days. For more LGBT Wellness, visi...
» Why We Don't Need A White History Month
01/02/16 15:53 from Gay Voices
"Because every month is white history month." That's usually the answer that comes to mind whenever someone asks why there is no white history month. It's such a common response that it's become something of a cliché, a line f...
» Elizabeth Schwartz Talks SAGE Fundraising Event and LGBT Issues (AUDIO)
01/02/16 15:15 from Gay Voices
This week I talked with Elizabeth Schwartz, Co-chair of the Board of Directors of SAGE (Services & Advocacy for GLBT Elders) about their upcoming event that takes place February 6th in Miami at the Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables from 6P ...
» Tommy Mottola: HBO's ‘The Latin Explosion' Is For Americans Who ‘Still Don't Get' The Power Of Latinos
16/11/15 13:07 from Marcos Saldivar
NEW YORK -- Tommy Mottola remembers a childhood filled with the lively rhythms of Latin music, hearing it trickle out of...
» "Sí Se Puede!": From First-Generation American To First-Generation College Student
10/10/15 14:45 from Marcos Saldivar
"Perseverance," "resilience," "strength," "immigration," and "the American Dream" are just a few words that are nearly synonymous with the Latino experience. And this is especially true when you look at the staggering statistics and the ...
» Latino Students: We Want To Hear About Your Experiences In Public Schools
10/09/15 18:33 from Marcos Saldivar
Latino students are changing the face of America’s public schools. 2014 marked the first year that a majority of...
» This Gay Straight Alliance Won A Major Award, But It's Still Fighting For Acceptance In Its School
29/06/15 16:59 from Marcos Saldivar
Nixa High School's Gay Straight Alliance is changing lives. In just two years, the club has lobbied state lawmakers for more...
» Sir Ian McKellen Says Coming Out Made Him A Better Actor
02/06/15 14:59 from Marcos Saldivar
June marks Pride Month for the LGBTQ community. It's a time for us to come together to celebrate the triumphs we've...
» Now Is The Time To Go Into Education 'If You Want To Make A Difference,' Says Teacher Of The Year
06/05/15 21:17 from Marcos Saldivar
The 2015 National Teacher of the Year said she thinks now is a great time to into education, even though she acknowledged...
» A Gay 6-Year-Old's Thank You To His First Grade Teacher, 20 Years Later
04/05/15 14:59 from Marcos Saldivar
I firmly believe that without Lisa, the negative education statistics that plague Latino communities would have become my sobering reality. Instead, Lisa was one of the first people who recognized my potential and instilled in me a passi...
» I Love Lucy Live On Stage celebrates Miami run with free cocktail party at Arsht Center
22/09/14 13:46 from Steve Rothaus' Gay South Florida
Caption: Euriamis Losada (Ricky), Thea Brooks (Lucy), Lori Hammel (Ethel) and Kevin Remington (Fred), in I LOVE LUCY® LIVE ON STAGE - Photo by Ed Krieger BY ABRAHAM GALVAN agalvan@MiamiHerald.com Calling all Vitameatavegamin girls. And b...
» Weve moved! Steve Rothaus Gay South Florida is now a section on the new MiamiHerald.com
18/09/14 15:51 from Steve Rothaus' Gay South Florida
Click here for all the latest LGBT stories, photos and videos at Steve Rothaus’ Gay South Florida. Update your bookmarks. The quick link: www.miamiherald.com/gay We’re now a full section at the new MiamiHerald.com, including local, natio...
» Aqua Foundation scholarships help young lesbian, bisexual, transgender women succeed
17/09/14 01:17 from Steve Rothaus' Gay South Florida
BY STEVE ROTHAUS srothaus@MiamiHerald.com Nursing student Kim Carias worked two jobs putting herself through school at Florida International University. Three scholarships from Aqua Foundation for Women have enabled her to continue colle...
» Facebook gallery | World Outgames Miami 2017 reception - Sept. 16, 2014
16/09/14 22:50 from Steve Rothaus' Gay South Florida
World Outgames Miami 2017 host committee members review the accomplishments of the past year and explain what lies ahead in the planning process for World OutGames Miami when the city expects to welcome more than 15,000 participants and ...
» Miami-Dade County commission gives early OK to transgender-protections law
16/09/14 15:14 from Steve Rothaus' Gay South Florida
BY PATRICIA MAZZEI PMAZZEI@MIAMIHERALD.COM Gay-rights activists prepared for a political skirmish Tuesday at Miami-Dade County Hall. They wore matching T-shirts, arrived early and filled several rows of the commission chambers in support...
» Transgender protections come before Miami-Dade commission again
15/09/14 21:01 from Steve Rothaus' Gay South Florida
BY PATRICIA MAZZEI PMAZZEI@MIAMIHERALD.COM A pair of Miami-Dade commissioners will attempt for the second time to add transgender protections Tuesday to a county law that bans discrimination in government employment and the delivery of p...
» Orange is the New Black writer Lauren Morelli leaves husband for actress who plays Poussey
15/09/14 20:26 from Steve Rothaus' Gay South Florida
BY LISA GUTIERREZ THE KANSAS CITY STAR Talk about a major plot twist. Lauren Morelli, a writer for “Orange is the New Black,” is divorcing her husband to pursue a new relationship with Samira Wiley, who plays Poussey Washington on...
» 26 Reasons To Appreciate The Hidden Gem Of St. Louis
21/03/14 11:07 from Marcos Saldivar
No one wants to be known as a "fly-over" city. St. Louis, nestled in the Midwest about three hundred miles from its...
» Arianna Huffington Discusses The Third Metric at AdWeek 2013
10/10/13 10:17 from Marcos Saldivar
Arianna Huffington led a discussion panel during AdWeek on Wednesday advocating for the need to redefine success...
» Fern Mallis On Why New York Is Still The Best City For Fashion
08/09/13 16:18 from Marcos Saldivar
As the legendary creator of New York Fashion Week, Fern Mallis is someone whose opinions matter. So when we spotted...
» Kenneth Cole Explains That Controversial 'Boots On The Ground' Tweet
08/09/13 15:50 from Marcos Saldivar
Last Thursday, on the first day of Fashion Week, Kenneth Cole tweeted a message with a phrase that's been used in...
» 'Broadway Bares: Solo Strips': NYC Chorus Boys Strip Down For A Good Cause (PHOTOS)
10/05/13 13:26 from Marcos Saldivar
A dozen of the sexiest Broadway boys in New York City bared it all and raised temperatures to muy caliente on Cinco de Mayo... A dozen of the sexiest Broadway boys in New York City bared it all and raised temperatures to muy caliente on ...