Archives for August 2015

Monthly Archives: August 2015

Taye Diggs/Hedwig
Entertainment

Taye Diggs to Close Out ‘Hedwig’ on Broadway This Fall

After 16 weeks, Broadway’s Hedwig and the Angry Inch is closing its curtains September 13. ...
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National

Campus Pride Releases Top 25 List of LGBTQ-Friendly Campuses

Campus Pride announced Monday the 2015 Campus Pride Top 25 LGBTQ-Friendly Colleges & Universities. ...
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Sports

Denied: Johnson Will Not Receive $20,000 Spousal Support from Griner

A judge has denied Glory Johnson’s request to collect $20,000 a month in temporary spousal support plus attorney’s fees from ex Brittney Griner. ...
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Health

Illinois Becomes Fifth Jurisdiction to Protect LGBTQ Kids from Conversion Therapy

House Bill 217 protects LGBTQ youth from mental health providers attempting to change their sexual orientation or gender identity through conversion. ...
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Sports

Michael Sam Quits NFL, Speaks to His Father Since Coming Out in 2014

After becoming the first openly gay player in the NFL, Michael Sam is leaving his current team - the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League. ...
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National

Study: For Teens, Phone Calls Are Reserved for Closer Relationships

While few teens say the primary way they connect with new friends is through phone calls, teens are more likely to talk with their closest friends by phone. ...
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Photo: Josh Duggar
Entertainment

Josh Duggar Paid for Ashley Madison Account While Family Research Council ED

Move over Jared at Subway, Josh Duggar has an even bigger fish to fry this week (if that’s even possible). ...
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Politics

Social Secuity Administration to Retroactively Grant Spousal Benefits

The Social Security Administration will retroactively process spousal benefits claims for same-sex couples who lived in states that did not previously recognize their marriages. ...
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Julian Bond/AP Photo/Paul Sancya
Politics

Remembered: Former NAACP Chairman, Civil Rights Leader Julian Bond

In 1965, Bond was one of eight black men to win election to the Georgia House of Representatives. His fellow white members refused to let him take a seat. ...
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National

Back to School Guidance and Resources for LGBTQ Parents and Students

New schools, classmates and teachers may mean coming out again to unknowing peers. Here are ways you can advocate for yourself and your child this school year. ...
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