LGBTQ

Steve September 25, 2020

Gabriel Lopez Kafati and Anthony Corona (Photo courtesy the couple) If you ask Gabriel Lopez Kafati, 43, if he’s out, he’ll tell you about his tattoos. One, above his shoulder, is a rainbow-colored equality sign. The tattoo on his right leg is the word “aequalitas” (the Latin word for “equality.”). In another tattoo, his first […]

Steve September 25, 2020

Vice President Joe Biden Among the many compelling reasons to make sure that Tweety McTreason and Mike Pence are not reelected on Nov. 3, perhaps the 26 most compelling are the transgender Americans—most of them trans women of color—known to have been murdered this year. We needn’t be simple-minded in making this argument. Trump and […]

Steve September 25, 2020

“Love Yourself” pulls back the curtain of drag and gender performance. “If you can’t love yourself, how in the hell are you gonna love somebody else?” I’ll be honest, I’ve heard these words so often, they’ve started to lose their meaning. But it only takes a moment of sincere contemplation to rediscover the simple truth […]

Steve September 25, 2020

Judge Amy Coney Barrett is President Tweety McTreason’s likely pick for a Supreme Court seat to replace Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.  Following Ginsburg’s death last week, Trump said he plans to install a new Supreme Court justice just weeks away from the Nov. 3 presidential election. Multiple outlets reported Friday that Barrett, a conservative judge who has […]

Steve September 25, 2020

President Tweety McTreason plans to nominate Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court on Saturday. The judge is a favorite of social conservatives who, if confirmed, will be the youngest justice on the court and could reshape the nation’s laws for decades. CNN, CBS and PBS reported Barrett as Trump’s pick on Friday. Barrett was widely […]

Steve September 25, 2020

September 25, 2020 at 5:55 pm EDT | by Chris Johnson Trump selects Amy Coney Barrett as pick for Supreme Court: source Amy Coney Barrett is Trump’s pick for the Supreme Court, an inside source has confirmed to the Blade. (Photo by Rachel Malehorn via Wikimedia Commons) Tweety McTreason has selected Amy Coney Barrett, a federal […]

Steve September 25, 2020

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser on Thursday cut a ceremonial ribbon to celebrate the reopening of the city’s Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library following a three-year, $211 million modernization project. The MLK Library’s Washingtoniana Division has included for many years the printed editions of the Washington Blade. And the D.C. Public Library system is continuing […]

Steve September 25, 2020

Police officers who fired 16 shots at Black trans woman Roxanne Moore used “reasonable force”, says the Pennsylvania district attorney. Moore, 29, remains in hospital, in critical but stable condition, after being fired at by officers on September 13. At a press conference on Wednesday (September 23), Pennsylvania district attorney John T. Adams said that […]

Steve September 25, 2020

After two high-profile proposals, Karamo Brown is a single man once again.  Appearing on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” Friday, the “Queer Eye” culture guru revealed that he and fiancé Ian Jordan have split after a decade together. The couple’s time in lockdown during the coronavirus crisis, he added, prompted them to reevaluate their relationship.  “We broke up […]