GLAAD VIDEO: Openly gay diver Greg Louganis talks HIV and new documentary

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In an interview for GLAAD’s video series, GLAAD: All Access, Olympic champion diver Greg Louganis talks with host Claire Pires about the homophobia he experienced, living with HIV, and how he has found a new passion working with Olympic hopefuls. Louganis has won four Olympic gold medals, and no one to date has ever beaten his diving [...]

‘Stonewall’ reveals first poster – in theaters Sept. 25

Stonewall

Stonewall, a drama about the 1969 Stonewall riots that started America’s LGBT rights movement, has debuted its first poster. Directed by Roland Emmerich and written by Jon Robin Baitz, the film stars Jeremy Irvine and newcomer Jonny Beauchamp, with Jonathan Rhys Meyers and Ron Perlman. Roadside Attractions will release Stonewall in theaters Sept. 25. Stonewall is [...]

Ukranian drag queen hits the American market by storm in vaudeville drag

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NEW YORK – Andrey Danilko, also known as Verka Serduchka, is a Ukranian artist, producer, writer, comedian and drag queen. For the past twenty-five years, he has been actively engaged in creative work, creating a distinct style of his own by combining elements of folk and electronic music with vaudeville and stand-up comedy. Serduchka’s most recent work [...]

Golden Crown Literary Awards brings together lesbian fiction pioneers Rita Mae Brown, Lee Lynch and Dorothy Allison

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Founded in 2004, The Golden Crown Literary Society is dedicated to education, promotion, and recognition of lesbian literature. The group holds an annual conference, offers writing scholarships and mentorships, and gives out awards in more than a dozen literary categories including erotica, romantic suspense, young adult, poetry, paranormal, and creative nonfiction. Saturday nights Golden Crown Literary [...]

CIA to be a Sponsor of Natl LGBT Chamber Conference

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WASHINGTON, D.C.—LGBT-certified business owners from around the world will meet in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., next month to reflect on an unprecedented year of advancement. The milestones include Apple CEO Tim Cook announcing he is gay and the U.S. Supreme Court decision affirming marriage equality in all 50 states. For the first time at NGLCC, the [...]

Black gay lives matter

Black Gay Lives Matter

Statistics have consistently shown that gay and bisexual men– particularly young, Black men– bear the burden of the HIV epidemic nationally. This is similarly reflected in the state of Florida where 63% of new adolescent HIV infections are among Black men. Saturday, Aug. 1, Equality Florida, the NAACP, Florida A&M University Center for Health Equity, and [...]

The City: Top to Bottom

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thursday, july 30 Ben Folds Live Between a successful solo career as singer/songwriter and his star turns leading Ben Folds Five, the man himself has become an alternative pop/rock legend. Just as exciting as his live concerts has been his thoughtful engagement with evolving technology and online media. A classy, cutting edge night at the [...]

Meet the first openly trans man in the U.S. military (VIDEO)

Shane Ortega

Today, YouTube content creator Raymond Braun shared his latest video featuring Sergeant Shane Ortega, the first trans man to serve in the U.S. military. Raymond talks with Sergeant Ortega about his military career, some common misconceptions about the trans community and how to be a trans ally. Watch above as Sergeant Ortega talks with Raymond [...]

Listen: ‘I Am Cait’ promo song – ‘Love Always Wins’ – Mikey Wax (Feat. Prophecy)

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Inspired by marriage equality and the words of hope and happiness from his close gay friend upon the legalization of gay marriage., on-the-verge pop artist Mikey Wax has released his tribute single “Love Always Wins (#LoveWins)” featuring Prophecy. E! Entertainment featured the song in their promo commercial for Caitlyn Jenner’s new TV series I Am Cait. [...]

Summertime reading! Here are some great ideas

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There’s too much stuff in your house. Too much stuff leads to frustration. Frustration leads to cleaning. Cleaning leads to finding (more) stuff you forgot you had… like the bookstore gift certificate you got seven months ago. Uh oh. So now what? You’ve read all the Buzz Books – so what get with that new-found [...]

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