LGBTQ

Steve April 29, 2020

CNN host Don Lemon has slammed US vice president and homophobic Mike Pence for disregarding a hospital’s mask-wearing policy while meeting coronavirus patients. Pence, who is taking a break from his long career of fomenting anti-LGBT+ hatred to lead the White House efforts to tackle coronavirus, paid a visit to the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota on Monday, April […]

Steve April 29, 2020

A Turkish heart surgeon in Germany has been dismissed from his job after describing homosexuality as a disease, in the same week as Turkey’s top Muslim cleric said gay people bring “illness and decay”. According to Birgun, Metin Çakır, who worked at Karlsruhe Helios Clinic in Karlsruhe, Germany, but on Monday, April 27, he posted […]

Steve April 29, 2020

A federal lawsuit is demanding that ICE release all trans immigrants from custody as they are more susceptible to coronavirus. The joint class action lawsuit was filed by three separate groups who argue that ICE’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic is a violation of immigrants’ rights. ICE’s notorious detention facilities were “completely inadequate before the […]

Steve April 29, 2020

The Human Rights Campaign has laid off 22 employees because of the coronavirus pandemic. (Washington Blade photo by Michael Key) The Human Rights Campaign on Tuesday laid off 22 employees because of the coronavirus pandemic. HRC told the Washington Blade that Alphonso David, the organization’s president, “personally reached out to every single person affected to […]

Steve April 29, 2020

I’m thinking that 2020 will be known as the “Lost Year” for us.  All last week, story after story came across social media of this event being cancelled, that event being postponed. And just like that, gays saw all their cherished spring and summer events evaporating into thin air. New York Pride, gone. Rehoboth Beach […]

Steve April 29, 2020

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser announced creation of a new group that will plan the city’s reopening after the COVID lockdown. (Photo by AFGE via Flickr) (Photo by AFGE via Flickr) D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser on Monday announced she has created a ReOpen DC Advisory Group to be led by prominent national and local figures that […]

Steve April 29, 2020

Tweety McTreason’s least-favourite lesbian Megan Rapinoe clearly isn’t afraid to make an enemy of another president as she boldly speculated on the sexuality of Russia’s homophobe-in-chief, Vladimir Putin. Rapinoe let rip in an Instagram Live series that she and her partner Sue Bird are hosting through quarantine called A Touch More. For their latest episode […]