Logo to air 2017 Eurovision Song Contest in the U.S. for second consecutive year

Eurovision 2017

NEW YORK, NY – Logo today announced that for the second consecutive year, the network will be the exclusive U.S. broadcast home of the Eurovision Song Contest when it airs the 62nd annual Grand Final live and commercial free on Saturday, May 13 at 3PM ET / 12PM PT.  Michelle Visage and Ross Mathews, judges on the Emmy® Award-winning “RuPaul’s […]

TN lawmakers vote to undermine protections for LGBTQ people

Tennessee State Capitol

Today, the Tennessee General Assembly passed Senate Bill 1085/House Bill 1111. If signed into law, SB 1085/ HB 1111 could invalidate marriages of LGBTQ couples and legal documents that affirm a transgender person’s true identity by stating that any “undefined” words be given their “natural and ordinary meaning.” The bill now heads to Gov. Bill Haslam’s […]

Easter Walk to benefit Long Beach HIV CARE Center raises more than $27,000

St. Marys

LONG BEACH, Calif. – For the 20th year, Long Beach’s drag queens and LGBTQ leaders led a month-long effort to raise money for services for People Living with HIV at the CARE Center of Dignity Health – St. Mary Medical Center.  Their effort was focused on building awareness around the critical need for these services. […]

After GLAAD exposes his anti-LGBTQ history, Trump nominee Mark Green comes out for LGBTQ equality in the U.S. Army

Green

Yesterday Mark Green, Donald Trump’s nominee for Secretary of the Army, took to Facebook to address the anti-transgender statements he made in a radio interview last year. In fact, Mark Green’s response was an about-face statement as he voiced his support for LGBTQ equality in the U.S. Army. “4) I believe that every American has […]

Alabama House passes discriminatory Adoption Bill HB24

Alabama Legislature

MONTGOMERY, AL – The Heart of Dixie has grown colder today. This afternoon, the Alabama House of Representatives passed HB24, deceptively named the Alabama Child Placing Agency Inclusion Act, on a 87-0 vote with 6 abstaining. The bill now heads to Governor Kay Ivey’s desk. HB24 would create a broad license to discriminate in the […]

Judge blocks Trump executive order punishing sanctuary cities

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Today, United States District Judge William H. Orrick III blocked President Trump’s executive order against sanctuary cities. Trump’s order was challenged by the city and county of San Francisco and the county of Santa Clara, California, two of the jurisdictions under presidential fire for limiting their cooperation with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, reports The […]

Watch: Caitlyn Jenner on LIVE

Kelly Ripa and John Leguizamo are pictured with Caitlyn Jenner during the production of "LIVE Kelly" in New York on Tuesday, April 25, 2017.
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Caitlyn Jenner sat down with Kelly Ripa and guest co-host John Leguizamo on this morning’s “LIVE with Kelly” to discuss her memoir “The Secrets of My Life.” She spoke about her relationship with Kris Jenner and how Kris has helped turn Caitlyn’s life around: She also told Kelly and John what was really going through […]

The play’s the thing, but the actors are an issue too

BALLAST

“Are trans actors playing the parts of the transgender characters in the play?” That was the foremost question I had when Matt Harding, general manager of Diversionary Theatre, reached out to me via email and asked me to promote their upcoming world premiere of Ballast, a trans-centered play. I had to know. As a trans […]

New York City Gay Men’s Chorus welcomes the London Gay Men’s Chorus to celebrate ‘Anthems For a New Era’

I See Fire

NEW YORK– The New York City Gay Men’s Chorus (NYCGMC) have announced that they will welcome their siblings in song from the London Gay Men’s Chorus (LGMC) to join them on stage for I See Fire: Anthems for a New Era, Saturday, May 20 at 8pm at NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts. I […]

San Diego Unified’s Board of Education to consider endorsing proposed Senate Bill 30

Wall

SAN DIEGO — Tuesday, April 25, the San Diego Unified School District’s board members will consider endorsing California State Sen. Ricardo Lara’s proposed Senate Bill 30 which would prohibit the state from awarding or renewing a public contract with any person who provides goods or services to the Federal Government for construction of a wall, […]

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