LGBTQ

Steve May 27, 2020

From left, Phillip Westry and Akil Patterson (Photos courtesy of Westry and Patterson) Two gay Baltimore City Council candidates are on the ballot in June 2’s primary election. Akil Patterson hopes to succeed Council member Shannon Sneed, who currently represents the 13th District. Sneed is running to become the Council’s next president. State Sen. Mary […]

Steve May 27, 2020

Larry Kramer has died at age 84. (Photo by Jean Carlomusto; courtesy Farrar Straus Giroux) Larry Kramer, a gay rights pioneer who led the way as an activist and author during the AIDS crisis, has died at age 84, according to a report in the New York Times. David Webster, Kramer’s spouse, was quoted in […]

Steve May 27, 2020

Lady Bunny’s COVID-19-themed digital comedy special, ‘C#ntagias,’ is available for download on June 5. (Photo by Santiago Felipe) At a time where nothing seems certain, legendary drag queen Lady Bunny’s ignorance is our bliss. “Oh, I’ve never seen it,” says Bunny, when the RuPaul Netflix vehicle “AJ and the Queen” came up as a topic […]

Steve May 27, 2020

Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.) spoke at the Pentagon for the Department of Defense Pride event in 2019. (Washington Blade file photo by Michael Key) It’s another cancellation as a result of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. For the first time since certification of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” repeal allowed gay, lesbian and bisexual people to serve […]

Steve May 27, 2020

Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.), Rep. David Cicilline (D-R.I.) and Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.). (Washington Blade file photos by Michael Key) Amid concerns the coronavirus pandemic could endanger voters seeking to cast their ballots in the 2020 election, LGBTQ members of Congress have launched an initiative with the Human Rights Campaign to call on states to […]

Steve May 27, 2020

Part of HuffPost News. ©2020 Verizon Media. All rights reserved. Huffington Post. Larry Kramer, Playwright And AIDS Activist, Dies At 84: Report U.S. NEWS 05/27/2020 11:59 am ET Kramer wrote “The Normal Heart” and founded several AIDS-related organizations. Playwright and AIDS activist Larry Kramer died Wednesday at the age of 84, his husband, David Webster, […]

Steve May 27, 2020

Hulu released the first trailer for “Love, Victor” this week, revealing how the series spinoff of “Love, Simon” connects to its source material.  The clip, which you can watch above, introduces viewers to Victor (Michael Cimino), a Texas-born student whose family relocates to Georgia. As he prepares to enroll at Atlanta’s Creekwood High School, he corresponds with recent […]

Steve May 27, 2020

Meteorologists Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande, fresh from inventing condensed moisture in the atmosphere falling visibly in separate drops, are now adding a new job to their LinkedIn profiles: weather girls. Last week, the pair teamed up to save pop music – for aeons held hostage by Pabst Blue Ribbon-sipping straight men armed with guitars they […]