Archives for May 2018

Monthly Archives: May 2018

Laura Aguilar, “Plush Pony #2, 1992.” Gelatin silver print.
National

Radical Award-Winning Artist Laura Aguilar is the Talk of Miami

The Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum at Florida International University extends the East Coast premiere of critically acclaimed award-winning photographer Laura Aguilar’s “Show and Tell” exhibit through June 3 in Miami, Florida. ...
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Travel

Top 5 LGBT Friendly Places to Visit This Summer

Unless you plan to go to Russia or other orthodox countries who frown at LGBT people, you will get the vibe that in Europe there is pride. Here a list of excellent places to check off your bucket list. ...
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2017 file photo of Jewell Loyd/Virginia Lopez
Sports

Seattle Mixes New and Old As Training Camp Begins

The Storm started camp with 16 on the roster including number one picks guards Sue Bird (2002) and Jewell Loyd (2015) and forward Breanna Stewart (2016). ...
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Lauren Morelli and Samira Wiley attend the 29th Annual GLAAD Media Awards at The Hilton Midtown on May 5, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images for GLAAD)
Entertainment

Ava DuVernay, Samira Wiley, Gloria Carter Receive Standing Ovations at GLAAD Media Awards

GLAAD, the world’s largest LGBTQ media advocacy organization, honored Ava DuVernay, Samira Wiley, and outstanding LGBTQ images in film and television at the 29th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in New York. ...
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Politics Local

Backstory: How Equal Rights Washington Worked to Get Conversion Therapy Banned

Two months after Equal Rights Washington secured the passage of statewide marriage equality for LGBTQ couples in November of 2012, they were already asking, “what’s next?” The answer? Get conversion therapy on LGBTQ minors banned in Washington state. ...
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Soni S.H.S. Wolf/Photo: Sarah Karlan
National

Reflecting on the Life of Dykes on Bikes Founding Member Soni S.H.S. Wolf

Soni passed peacefully of natural causes the night of Wednesday April 25. Soni was 69 when she died and is survived by Dykes on Bikes around the world who follow in her footsteps. ...
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Lambert House on Capitol Hill is one of the oldest LGBT youth organizations in the country. Photo: Aly Brady
Local

Vodka Company Helps Lambert House Pay Back Its Loan

Lambert House’s goal? Raise over $5 million, with the first half due in September 2020. The rest of the money will be used for renovations on the property, such as replacing the original brick foundation from 1901. ...
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Editorial

Author Christie Hardwick Connects with Readers on Cuba and Reconstructing ‘Otherness’

Author Christie Hardwick writes: Cuba is just an example of how we construct "otherness." We buy into a narrative without checking any facts in the story. We perpetrate the treatment of the “other” through our ignorance and lack of curiosity about what is the truth and what is the full story. ...
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Stephanie Burt
Editorial

Harvard Professor Introduces Classic Trans Young Adult Novel

This spring’s anniversary edition of the transgender young adult classic Being Emily features an all-new introduction by Harvard professor Stephanie Burt. In addition to being an internationally-recognized poet and one of the most influential poetry critics of her generation, Stephanie publicly came out and transitioned at Harvard in 2017. ...
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Columns

Queer Relationships: Embracing Boundaries

When we are conscious of where we stand in the world it empowers us to acknowledge our desires. When we know what we want, we can see very clearly what it is that we don’t want. ...
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