Archives for January 2016

Monthly Archives: January 2016

Ellen Page/Gaycation
Entertainment

Ellen Page Documents How Gay People Live Around the World with ‘Gaycation’

After years of “lying by omission,” actress Ellen Page is out and proud and gearing up to debut her latest project, Gaycation. ...
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Entertainment

Song Lyric Mix-Ups: The Funny, the Sad and the Confused

For example, how many people listening to Jimi Hendrix, “Purple Haze,” hear “I kiss this guy,” rather than “I kiss the sky?” ...
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Politics Local

Gender Identity ‘Bathroom Bill’ Under Attack in Washington State, 4-3 Vote

With a 4-3 vote, a bill that would eliminate Washington’s new rule to allow transgender people to use bathrooms and locker rooms in public buildings consistent with their identity passed out of Senate. ...
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National

Gender Identity Protected with New York’s Anti-Discrimination Regulations

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that the New York State Division of Human Rights has adopted new regulations that ban discrimination and harassment against transgender people. ...
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National

Satisfaction with Acceptance of Gays in U.S. at New High, Study

A new high of 60 percent of Americans say they are satisfied with the acceptance of gays and lesbians in the U.S. - up from 53 percent in 2014 and 2015. ...
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R Family Vacations and Olivia team up/Olivia
Travel

R Family Vacations and Olivia Travel Join Forces to Bring Guests to Puerto Vallarta

R Family Vacations has teamed up with Olivia Travel for the first time ever to bring LGBT vacationers and their families together on a cruise to Puerto Vallarta this July. ...
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(L-R): Sue Bird, Tamika Catchings and Diana Taurasi could join an exclusive club of four-time Olympians in 2016 after earning gold medals in 2004, 2008 and 2012. In the history of USA Basketball, only Teresa Edwards (1984, 1988, 1992, 1996, 2000) and Lisa Leslie (1996, 2000, 2004, 2008) have competed in four Olympic Games.
Sports

Bird, Catchings, Taurasi Among 25 U.S. Olympic Women’s Basketball Team Finalists

Twenty-five of the nation's top women's basketball players have been named as finalists for the 2016 U.S. Olympic Women's Basketball Team. ...
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Lea DeLaria is headed to The Dinah 2016
Entertainment

Lea DeLaria Ditches Her ‘Orange’ for Swim Trunks at The Dinah 2016

The Orange Is The New Black star is bringing a special night of comedy and music to The Dinah in the only way Lea DeLaria can. ...
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Health Columns

Modern Fitness: How to Fit Exercise Into a Busy Work/Life Schedule

Many of us downplay the importance of putting our health first, but as soon as you realize it is a non-negotiable, it becomes much easier to accommodate a fitness routine. ...
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Girl Meets World's Riley and Maya/Disney
Entertainment

Girl Meets World Star: Queer Storyline is ‘Important to Me,’ Comes Out

Fourteen-year-old Girl Meets World star Rowan Blanchard came out as queer last week on social media. ...
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