‘Moonlight,’ Seth Meyers and Meryl Streep to be honored at the 2017 HRC Greater New York Gala


WASHINGTON — Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) announced that both the groundbreaking film Moonlight and comedian Seth Meyers will be honored at the 2017 HRC Greater New York Gala on Saturday, February 11, 2017, at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City. As previously announced, HRC will also honor critically acclaimed, multi-award-winning actress Meryl Streep at the event which raises […]

Trans poet-activist-archivist Andrea Jenkins speaks in San Diego

Andrea Jenkins | Photo: Meredith Vezina

Andrea Jenkins recently visited San Diego as a special guest of the San Diego Human Dignity Foundation. In addition to meeting with the local LGBT community, Andrea also conducted interviews in her current work as curator for the University of Minnesota’s Transgender Oral History Project. It’s a bit of a challenge to describe Andrea, because […]

The Amazon Trail: The mightiest of books

Chicken Little 2

As an adult, I’ve had no interest in children’s books. I left them behind half a century ago. Or did I? Chicken Little, for example, has been a powerful influence in my life. I was a nervous child—that hasn’t changed—and the Little Golden Book didn’t help. First my mother read it to me, then I […]

ClexaCon makes history with the first-ever entertainment convention for LGBTQ women and allies


LAS VEGAS — A different kind of fandom deserves a different kind of convention. ClexaCon will unite LGBTQ women to celebrate queer female characters and stories, connecting fans, celebrities, creators, panelists, journalists, and artists at a party so highly anticipated that VIP tickets sold out in two minutes. Celebrating representations of LGBTQ women in all genres, […]

VICE News Tonight: FDA restrictions on gay men donating blood (VIDEO)

Blood Ban

During the ’80s, the HIV crisis created a national panic about the safety of the nation’s blood supply, and gay men were stigmatized as the source of the disease.  By 1992, the FDA placed a lifetime ban on blood donations from men who’d had even a single sexual encounter with another man since 1977. Despite […]

CMT Star Cody Alan comes out as gay


CMT and iHeartRadio host Cody Allan has come out as gay. “Though my TV or my radio persona was always that of a happy guy, there was this underlying ache inside of me for years, so I decided either I was gonna do something about it, or I was gonna live with this layer of […]

The City: Top to Bottom


thursday, jan. 12 Train to Busan A man (Gong Yoo), his estranged daughter and other passengers become trapped on a speeding train during a zombie outbreak in South Korea in this exciting thrill ride from director Yeon Sang-ho. Train to Busan is a harrowing zombie horror-thriller that follows a group of terrified passengers fighting their […]

Zombie battler Milla Jovovich opens up about her girl crush

Milla Jovovich

Zombie battler Milla Jovovich is back again in the sixth and final installment of video-game-inspired film Resident Evil: The Final Chapter (Jan. 27). The actress sat down with The Advocate to discuss her upcoming film, gusbands (gay husbands), her girl crush and more. Talking about her support for the LGBT community Jovovich said, “We’re talking […]

St. Paul’s Cathedral to host the San Diego premier of ‘The Sultan and the Saint’

The Sultan and the Saint

SAN DIEGO – St. Paul’s Cathedral is to host the San Diego premier of The Sultan and the Saint, a docudrama about Muslim-Christian peacemaking. Jan. 19, there will be a small reception at 6:30 p.m. followed by a 7 p.m. showing of the movie. Opening remarks will be given by Executive Producer Michael Wolfe. After […]

Registration is open for ‘Recovery Ride’ 2017

Recovery Ride 2017

The San Diego Human Dignity Foundation (SDHDF) announced today that registration is now open for The Recovery Ride 2017. Kick off your New Year’s resolution to get healthier, and join SDHDF for the second-annual Recovery Ride with routes around the gorgeous San Diego Bay. Whether you are a casual cyclist or training for a “Tour,” […]

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