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HRC renews call on South Dakota governor to veto legislation attacking trans children

With a little more than 24 hours to go until a proposal attacking transgender youth automatically becomes law in South Dakota, the Human Rights Campaign renewed its call on South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard to listen to the broad chorus of organizations urging him to veto the legislation. Gov. Daugaard has until 11:59 PM CT […]

Watch: John Oliver takes on Donald Trump

Sunday, on his show Last Week Tonight, John Oliver took on Donald Trump. Up to his point Oliver had largely left Trump alone, and when he announced that the main story would concentrate on Tump he stated,  “I cannot believe I’m saying that.” However Oliver went on to systematically dismantle Trump describing him as America’s […]

Janis Ian Joins SDWC for annual concert!

San Diego Human Dignity Foundation (SDHDF), one of the largest LGBT foundations in the United States, and the San Diego Women’s Chorus will present UPRISING: Songs of Change on Sunday, May 22 at 7 p.m. at the Balboa Theatre. The concert will feature the 85-voice San Diego Women’s Chorus (SDWC) and welcome special guest, Grammy […]

Section of Key West’s 1.25 mile sea-to-sea rainbow flag heads to Australia

KEY WEST, Florida Keys — A section of the 1.25-mile-long sea-to-sea rainbow flag that was unfurled along the full length of Key West’s Duval Street in 2003 will be featured in Australia’s Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade March 5. Mark Ebenhoch, executive director of LoveisLove Key West, left Key West International Airport with […]

Autistic San Diego artist to host first art show

SAN DIEGO – San Diego local, Jeremy Sicile-Kira, a non-verbal autistic artist with synesthesia—a condition where he sees letters, words and emotions in color—will have his first curated solo art exhibit, Inner Dimensions, from Monday, April 11 – Saturday, April 23. The show is taking place during Autism Awareness Month and is being held at […]

Let’s put on a show: ‘You’re Killing Me’ blends comedy and horror to great effect in low-budget indie (VIDEO)

In Stan Laurel’s Dr Pyckle and Mr. Pryde, (1925), the actor spoofs what had been to that point two highly successful versions of the Robert Louis Stevenson novella, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. One in 1912, the other in 1920. Laurel, who by then was synonymous with American filmmaking, may or may not have known […]

Book review: ‘You Don’t Own Me: The Life and Times of Lesley Gore’

Your closet is packed with mistakes. Odd-colored shirts, patchwork jeans, alligators, prairie-wear, weird ties, you wore it all once. But will those things ever be in style again, even if you wait long enough? No, Nehru jackets, leisure suits, and knitted knickers are best left in the rag bag. As you’ll see in the new […]

Steven Bell’s ‘Tough Love’ web series back for third season (VIDEO)

Tough Love Season 3 Official Trailer from ToughLoveSeries on Vimeo. Steven Bell’s comic web-series Tough Love is back for a third season. States the Web site, Tough Love is a show about two friends learning to live with the other’s quirks. Steven is a perfectionist with an affinity for cats, and a natural aversion to […]

POV celebrates three-decade partnership with Women Make Movies by shining a spotlight on four groundbreaking films

In celebration of its three-decade partnership with Women Make Movies (WMM) and in honor of Women’s History Month in March, the documentary series POV (Point of View) is spotlighting four groundbreaking WMM films. The documentaries are streaming on POV’s website and are available in its lending library for select community screenings through April 10, 2016. The […]

Anti-LGBT bills pending in Missouri

Legislators in the Missouri General Assembly have introduced a series of anti-LGBT joint resolutions in both the House and Senate, writes Hayley Miller on the HRC Blog. If passed, these three bills, particularly SJR 39, would put  religious refusals on the ballot in Missouri As early as Monday, the Missouri Senate could vote on SJR 39. SJR […]

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