Archives for April 2017

Monthly Archives: April 2017

Glee actress Jane Lynch spoke with NBC Out about her new character in the NBC pilot Relatively Happy that defies gender roles.
Entertainment

Jane Lynch Reveals: ‘That Ship Has Sailed’ Regarding Sex Life, Chats ‘Relatively Happy’

Glee actress Jane Lynch spoke with NBC Out about her new character in the NBC pilot Relatively Happy that defies gender roles. ...
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International

Proud Gay Police Officer Xavier Jugelé Killed in Paris, ISIS Takes Credit

Out and proud policeman Xavier Jugelé was killed Thursday evening after responding to a terrorist attack on Paris’s most famous boulevard, Champs-Élysées. ...
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National

Idaho: Federal Lawsuit Filed Regarding State’s Anti-Transgender Birth Certificate Policy

According to the 2015 U.S. Transgender Survey, almost one-third of transgender individuals who showed an identity document with a name or gender marker that conflicted with their perceived gender were harassed, denied benefits or services, discriminated against, or assaulted. ...
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Health

Fenway Health: LGBT People Living with HIV Have Much at Stake in Health Care Reform

Since 2013, the rate of uninsurance among lesbian, gay, and bisexual people (LGB) decreased from 21.7 percent to 11.1 percent, which is larger than the decrease in uninsurance among the non-LGB population. ...
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On June 12, 2016, Omar Mateen, 29, entered Pulse nightclub with an assault rifle and handgun, opening fire on club patrons while holding them hostage. During the attack, Mateen killed 49 people and injured more than 50 others.
National

Antiterrorism and Emergency Assistance Program Grants $8,466,970 to Pulse Nightclub Victims

On June 12, 2016, Omar Mateen, 29, entered Pulse nightclub with an assault rifle and handgun, opening fire on club patrons while holding them hostage. During the attack, Mateen killed 49 people and injured more than 50 others. ...
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Entertainment

Lady Gaga Releases Additional Joanne World Tour Tickets for North American Dates

Tickets for North American and European legs of the Joanne World Tour went on sale in early February and all dates promptly sold out, resulting in the announcement of second shows in multiple markets. ...
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Politics

Senators Demand DeVos Address How Education Dept. Will ‘Vigorously’ Enforce Civil Rights Laws

Betsy DeVos has issued new guidance that only serves to sow confusion among parents, teachers, and administrators about how to comply with the Title IX law. The new guidance provides no explanation of transgender students’ rights or schools’ obligations under Title IX. ...
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Trekr Adventures Founder Sultan Shakir
Travel

LGBT Racing Team Enters the 2017 British Virgin Islands Spring Regatta

Trekr Adventures and The Moorings that will focus on increasing the participation and visibility of the LGBT community within the sport of sailing. ...
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Contests

Enter to Win the ‘Burn Brighter (Remixes)’ EP from Pavlova!

Win special download cards featuring remixes of the Billboard Dance Club Songs hit single “Burn Brighter” by Pavlova, Joe Maz, Kue, Chris Cox, and more! ...
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National

New Report Details Extensive Harms of Denying Transgender Students Access to School Facilities

A new report shows how profoundly harmful and unnecessary policies that exclude transgender students from school facilities that match their gender can be on these children. ...
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