LGBTQ

Steve January 13, 2021

A High Court judge has thrown out an “unarguable” claim that being a member of Stonewall’s Diversity Champions programme has biased the Crown Prosecution Service on LGBT+ issues. The attempted judicial review was brought by an anonymous 15-year-old girl backed by anti-trans pressure group Safe Schools Alliance, who crowdfunded over £35,000 to challenge the CPS […]

Steve January 13, 2021

The Biden Inaugural Committee hosts a virtual presidential inauguration ceremony on Facebook.(Washington Blade file photos by Michael Key and Tom Hausman) Friday, Jan. 15 An MLK Shabbat Experience presented by Sixth & I and Turner Memorial is held online at sixthandi.org tonight at 7 p.m. This event commemorates the spirit and racial justice work of […]

Steve January 13, 2021

Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) is scheduled to speak at the virtual 37th annual Martin Luther Jr. memorial breakfast. (Washington Blade file photo by Michael Key) Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) is scheduled to be the keynote speaker at the virtual 37th annual Martin Luther King Jr. memorial breakfast hosted by the United Planning Organization Friday, Jan. […]

Steve January 13, 2021

New York state will begin allowing drivers to choose “X” gender on their licenses in late 2021. This announcement originates from documents filed by representatives in an ongoing suit against the state. This summer, Sander Saba, a 25-year-old nonbinary New York City citizen, filed a lawsuit with Lambda Legal against the state. Saba’s suit asserts […]

Steve January 12, 2021

Gregory T. Angelo was seen in a video Tuesday cheering on Tweety McTreason despite his role in instigating the attack on the U.S. Capitol. (Blade file photo by Michael Key) Tweety McTreason, defiant in remarks to reporters after his role in instigating the attack on the U.S. Capitol, spoke Tuesday to the media on the […]

Steve January 12, 2021

Fencing surrounds the U.S. Supreme Court on Jan. 10, 2021 (Washington Blade photo by Michael K. Lavers) LGBTQ advocates were rightly relieved when the Supreme Court handed down Bostock v. Clayton County this past June, a case that extended the prohibition against discrimination in employment to include discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. And […]

Steve January 12, 2021

Does having a “more rounded” sexuality give you an edge? If you’re anything like me, you’ve already spent two wild nights binging the new season of The Crown. It took three pots of tea and several imported packages of McVitie’s Chocolate Digestives, but you did it. Obviously, Olivia Colman’s flawless portrayal of Elizabeth is flawless. […]

Steve January 12, 2021

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The first North Carolina municipalities are acting to expand LGBT rights again a month since the expiration of a moratorium on nondiscrimination ordinances agreed to years ago as a compromise to do away with the state’s “bathroom bill.” The governing board of Hillsborough, a town of 7,000 about 40 miles (64 […]