LGBTQ

Steve May 14, 2020

President Barack Obama (Washington Blade file photo by Michael Key) Last week, former President Barack Obama entered the fray with an attack on Tweety McTreason and Attorney General William Barr. It was reported, “Former President Barack Obama, talking privately to ex-members of his administration, said on Friday ‘the rule of law is at risk’ in […]

Steve May 14, 2020

The Gertrude Stein Democratic Club held a virtual forum on Monday for candidates for the D.C. Council to speak with members of the LGBT community. (Screen captures via YouTube) All 23 candidates running in D.C.’s June 2 Democratic primary for seats on the City Council and three congressional seats that showed up for the Gertrude […]

Steve May 14, 2020

(Photo by Hai Yang via Flickr) The Montgomery County Board of Education on Tuesday unanimously approved the development of a one-semester LGBTQ studies pilot course. “This course is an interdisciplinary exploration of LGBTQ+ identity, history, and culture,” reads a summary of the course, which would be open to juniors and seniors who have taken U.S. […]

Steve May 14, 2020

A British Virtual Pride has been cancelled after its festival director was found to have connections to far-right Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage. The coronavirus pandemic has vastly hollowed out once star-studded Pride calendars, leading to many LGBT+ community leaders – showing resilience and ingenuity – organising digital alternatives. Organisers spearheaded Virtual Pride as a […]

Steve May 14, 2020

Entertainment Weekly (EW) suffered stinging criticism from the LGBT+ community Wednesday evening (May 13) for its upcoming June Pride month cover, which bizarely featured what has been dubbed the “Stonewall brick”. In today’s distraction from existential dread, the American magazine revealed its cover on Twitter – an illustration of a party featuring 18 past and present LGBT+ […]

Steve May 14, 2020

Singer Melissa Etheridge said Wednesday that her 21-year-old son Beckett Cypher died as a result of his drug addiction. “Today I joined the hundreds of thousands of families who have lost loved ones to opioid addiction,” the two-time Grammy winner wrote on Instagram. “My son Beckett, who was just 21, struggled to overcome his addiction and […]