Match releases new study on LGBTQ single population


DALLAS — Match, the world’s largest relationship company, today debuted LGBTQ in America, the largest nationally-representative study of American singles who identify as LGBTQ. Conducted by Research Now in association with evolutionary biologist and gender studies professor, Dr. Justin R. Garcia of the Kinsey Institute at Indiana University, the data reveals new social commentary into the evolving […]

Queer TV network celebrates a very ‘Sherry’ Pride month (VIDEO)


Queer TV network gaySVTVworld celebrates Pride month with even more LGBT content including three brand new original series.  Beginning in June, gaySVTVworld will premiere Trade2Trade, its sexy new talk show featuring men stripped down to the bare-essentials. Also on the summer slate is Empty Your Sack, Queen, a “woman”-on-the-street series and  Poop Up Videos, an insider’s […]

Rainbow Fashion Week to take over New York City for the third consecutive year


NEW YORK, NY – Rainbow Fashion Week (RFW) is returning to New York City – one of the four fashion capitals in the world – for the third consecutive year kicking off Manhattan’s official pre-Pride events with “Eight Days of Queer Fashion Shows,” June 17-24. According to the word on the street green is the […]

A new ‘Dawn’ for trans cinema (VIDEO)


DAWN – TRAILER_HD from Jake Graf on Vimeo. Following on the heels of its sold out world premiere screening at BFI Flare, Dawn, the latest film from trans wunderkind Jake Graf, has been selected into the world’s largest and oldest LGBT film festival – Frameline. Celebrating its 40th anniversary this year, the San Francisco International […]

A Wider Bridge to bring Jerusalem dance group c.a.t.a.m.o.n. to the US for unique cultural experience

c.a.t.a.m.o.n. dance group

SAN FRANCISCO – A Wider Bridge, the LGBTQ advocacy group building connections between the Israeli and North American LGBTQ communities, announced the U.S. tour of c.a.t.a.m.o.n., the innovative dance group that is part of a new and pluralistic cultural revival in Jerusalem. “Something profound is happening in Jerusalem, and c.a.t.a.m.o.n. is a key part of […]

MLB to investigate Padres ‘anthem’ debacle


Major League Baseball (MLB) is to investigate the Padres over the National Anthem debacle surrounding the San Diego Gay Men’s Chorus at last Saturdays ‘Out at the Park ‘ event. According to a report in the San Diego Union-Tribune the MLB’s investigations department will begin to gather information to determine why the chorus was unable […]

ScholarShare offers matching promotion to celebrate National 529 Day


SACRAMENTO – In celebration of National 529 Day, ScholarShare, California’s 529 college savings plan, will offer a one-day only “You Start It, We Match It” promotion to help families jump-start their college savings efforts. Families who open a new ScholarShare 529 college savings account on Wednesday, May 25 will receive a matching deposit of $50 from […]

June is GLBT Book Month; nation’s libraries stand firm in support of GLBT literature

GLBT Book Month

CHICAGO — In a year when Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender (GLBT) communities are facing divisive “religious freedom” and “bathroom privacy” legislation, libraries are working against legislating discrimination by fostering acceptance through the power of books. The American Library Association (ALA), and hundreds of libraries will celebrate June 2016 as GLBT Book Month™, a nationwide […]

Israeli transgender teen to compete in Beauty Pageant of the South

Romy in a photoshoot for Beauty Pageant of the South

A Wider Bridge, the LGBTQ advocacy group building connections between the Israeli and North American LGBTQ communities, recently published the story of Romy Abergel, an Israeli transgender teenager who, against all odds, will compete in this year’s Beauty Pageant of the South. In the article, “I’d Rather Live One Day as A Girl – And […]

The Amazon Trail: Emily Dickinson’s desk

Bolo In Desk Drawer

How do gay writers celebrate the end of a book, a poem, a story? I don’t know about Sarah Orne Jewett, Langston Hughes, Willa Cather or Allen Ginsberg, but after that brief moment of relief, before the serious editorial worrying begins, after my sweetheart takes me for a long walk on the beach and a […]

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