LGBTQ

Steve May 16, 2020

After a spate of brutal killings of trans women, Puerto Rico lawmakers approved a direly needed LGBT+ rights bill, but activists fear legislative gaps may only inflame the situation more. The updated civil code, which covers non-criminal legal issues like marriage and property, passed the territory’s House of Representatives Thursday, Reuters reported. Lawmakers aimed to […]

Steve May 16, 2020

Jennifer Finney Boylan uses a clever device to track her life through the dogs she’s owned in her new memoir ‘Good Boy.’ (Photo by Dan Haar; courtesy Celadon Books) ‘Good Boy: My Life in Seven Dogs’ By Jennifer Finney Boylan Celadon Books $26.99 288 pages If you’re allergic to love or if the smell of […]

Steve May 16, 2020

Members of Queer Action against COVID-19 speak at a press conference in Seoul, South Korea. (Photo courtesy of Sung-Uk So) A group of activists in South Korea have formed a task force to fight anti-LGBTQ discrimination related to the coronavirus pandemic. Sung-Uk So on Thursday told the Washington Blade in an email that seven LGBTQ […]

Steve May 16, 2020

Former presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg will be honored at the LGBTQ Victory Fund’s Sunday Social this weekend. (Blade file photo by Michael Key) Friday, May 15 Reel Affirmations on Demand presents “Pier Kids” today until Monday at noon. Virtual tickets are $12 for unlimited access to this Black Pride month film selection about what it […]

Steve May 16, 2020

Former Vice President Joe Biden reflected this week on the passing of Aimee Stephens. (Photo courtesy CNN/Des Moines Register) Vice President Joseph Biden reflected on the death of Aimee Stephens and renewed his commitment to LGBTQ rights in a virtual fundraiser this week, according to a pool report of the event. Biden made the remarks […]

Steve May 16, 2020

Tweety McTreason took to Twitter on Friday to brag about the “wonderful reception” he received during his visit to Allentown, Pennsylvania, on Thursday. The president’s visit to the state yesterday was part of his broader push to reopen the country and highlight successes after initial stumbles in his administration’s response to the public health crisis. […]

Steve May 16, 2020

Becoming a first-time father during the coronavirus pandemic has put Anderson Cooper in a reflective mood.  Appearing on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” this week for the first time in 10 years, the CNN anchor looked back on his 2012 decision to come out publicly as a gay man. DeGeneres reminded him that, at the time of […]

Steve May 16, 2020

Theater fans yearning for the New York of old (and, hopefully, the future) can get a taste of Broadway this weekend with the musical film “Still Waiting in the Wings.”  Directed by Q. Allan Brocka, “Still Waiting in the Wings” is a follow-up to 2014’s “Waiting in the Wings: The Musical.” The film ― released Friday on Amazon, Google Play […]

Steve May 16, 2020

Las Hermanas Algo (Foto cortesía de Las Hermanas Algo) A Monika Fiver le dio fiebre y acudió al médico. Asiste a una consulta con una enfermera y le explica sus síntomas al compás de una popular canción infantil que advierte: “¡Cuidado que voy a estornudar, achus!” La enfermera, veloz, abre una sombrilla para protegerse de […]