Archives for January 2018

Monthly Archives: January 2018

BPM (Beats Per Minute)
Entertainment

GALECA: The Society of LGBTQ Entertainment Critics Announces Dorian Awards Nominations

GALECA: The Society of LGBTQ Entertainment Critics (GALECA.org) comprised of nearly 200 critics and journalists in the U.S., Canada and U.K., have released its ninth annual Dorian Award nominations for the year’s finest in film and TV. ...
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Politics

Lesbian Political Action Committee LPAC Seeks New Executive Director

Founded in 2012 as the first lesbian Super PAC (Political Action Committee), LPAC has transformed into a political power PAC supporting candidates in all major and local races. ...
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Entertainment Editorial

‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ – Susie Myerson, Girl Lesbian?

Susie Myerson cracks wise, but she’s ultimately on her own. If this TV show were made 40 years ago, she’d be played by Eve Arden or Rose Marie (though Susie plays more like Morrie Amsterdam’s “Buddy” from The Dick Van Dyke Show) as the tough talking cheerleader for the aspiring gal with the can do spirit. ...
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Local

Washington State New Gender Option for Birth Certificates Creates ‘X’ Gender Marker

The rule creates a gender marker X, which represents a gender that is not exclusively male or female (such as nonbinary, intersex, agender, genderfluid, genderqueer, transgender, Two Spirit, and others). ...
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Entertainment Local

Lisa Koch Presents Her ‘Big Ass Birthday Bash’ 2018 at The Triple Door

Coming off her successful Ham for the Holidays 2018 run at ACT Theatre, comedienne Lisa Koch is back at it with a new show! ...
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Although it’s been a long fight for their rights, the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community in India is holding on to hope. Photo: The Better India
International

Redux: India’s Highest Court Could Reverse Gay Ban

India’s Supreme Court ordered a review of Section 377 of the country’s Penal Code that criminalizes homosexuality in the South Asian country. ...
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Bulgaria Pride event in the country’s capital city Sofia. Photo: Human Rights Watch
International

Bulgarian Lesbian Couple Take Marriage Equality Case to EU

If the women win their case it could set a precedent for recognition of same-sex marriage by a EU court forcing Bulgaria to recognize the women’s marriage. ...
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Chinese LGBTQI community take to Shanghai’s streets for the city’s annual Pride event. Photo: AFP
International

China’s Media Censorship Ban Challenged

The policy bans service providers from releasing programs that “present abnormal sexual relations or behavior,” such as incest, homosexual relations, sexual harassment and sexual violence calling the content “pornographic and vulgar” in the new policy went into effect in July. ...
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National

Women Warriors Share Inspiring Stories of Sacrifice, Strength, Endurance at WWP Event

WWP program events like this give wounded warriors and family members an opportunity to experience firsthand what is possible at social gatherings that get them out of the house and connect them with fellow service members and their communities. ...
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National

Next Century of Female Entrepreneurs Kicks Off with 2018 Girl Scout Cookie Season

Over 1 million Girl Scouts participate in the cookie program each year, and all of the net revenue from cookie sales - 100 percent of it - stays within a Girl Scout council's local area to benefit girls and their council. ...
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