Hosted by Transparent’s Zackary Drucker LA’s TransNation Film Festival runs Oct. 13-15

LOS ANGELES, Calif.– The TransNation Film Festival, presented by St. John’s Well Child and Family Center, a community health center in Los Angeles that serves one of the largest populations of transgender patients in the country will run Oct. 13-15 at the Silent Movie Theater in West Hollywood (611 N. Fairfax). Hosted by Zackary Drucker […]

Celebrities stand with LGBTQ students at Point Foundation Gala

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – More than 450 guests and a bevy of celebrities filled the Beverly Hilton Hotel to support lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) students at Point Honors Los Angeles. Point Foundation (Point), the evening’s beneficiary, is the nation’s largest scholarship-granting organization for LGBTQ students of merit. The gala evening also included […]

‘Professor Marston & the Wonder Women’ New York Comic Con trailer released (VIDEO)

Professor Marston & the Wonder Women debuted a new trailer today at New York Comic Con! Check out the trailer above and see Luke Evans, Rebecca Hall and Bella Heathcote in theaters this Friday! Professor Marston & the Wonder Women Release Date: October 13, 2017 Genre: Drama Director: Angela Robinson Writer: Angela Robinson Producers: Amy Redford, Terry Leonard […]

Ad for gay hookup site causes controversy in Detroit

DETROIT, Mich. – A billboard for Squirt.org in Detroit, Michigan, has caused controversy and has now been removed. The billboard, which was located close to the interstate (East McNichols and Riopelle Streets), depicts two men, one of whom has his arm around the other. The backlash to the Squirt.org advertisement raises numerous questions on sexuality, discrimination, and obscenity. The […]

Sam Smith to release new album Nov. 3; announces North American tour dates

Sam Smith’s sophomore album, The Thrill Of It All, will be released worldwide Nov. 3 via Capitol Records. The pre-order is underway now at http://samsmith.world/TTOIAUS. Fans who pre-order the digital album will instantly receive the new track “Pray” plus the first single, “Too Good At Goodbyes.” See below for full track listing. Friday, Smith announced the North […]

Kashish Forward – India’s travelling Campus LGBTQ Film Festival is on the move

INDIA — Kashish Forward, the LGBT campus film festival, organized by Kashish Mumbai International Queer Film Festival is creating waves across India with eight screenings in six cities in October 2017. India’s first travelling LGBTQ campus film festival will screen path-breaking films in Mumbai, New Delhi, Bangalore, Kharagpur, Kolkata and Sonepat. With screenings lined up […]

San Diego Pride now accepting 2017 community grant applications

SAN DIEGO, Calif. — San Diego LGBT Pride has announced that applications for community grants are now being accepted by the organization. The grants are funded by proceeds from the annual LGBT Pride weekend. Over the years, San Diego Pride’s community contributions have exceeded $2 million, which have been distributed to dozens of organizations through […]

Equality California to honor civil rights champions at Palm Springs Equality Awards

PALM SPRINGS – Equality California will honor Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-Calif.), Palm Springs City Councilmember Ginny Foat and Raymond Cree Middle School for their leadership in the fight to advance LGBT civil rights and social justice at its annual Palm Springs Equality Awards, Saturday, Oct. 7. Congresswoman Maxine Waters will receive this year’s Geoff Kors […]

Blessing of the Animals at St. Paul’s Episcopal Cathedral this Sunday

In honor of St. Francis of Assisi Day, come to St. Paul’s Episcopal Cathedral for their annual Blessing of the Animals celebration at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 8. All animals, big and small, are welcome. And all are welcome, too—no matter who you are or where you are on your journey of faith. Musician Pavel […]

Florida Keys reopens to visitors after Hurricane Irma

FLORIDA KEYS — The Florida Keys have reopened to visitors, exactly three weeks after Hurricane Irma impacted the island chain Sept. 10. Local officials chose Sunday, Oct. 1, as the official reopening date based on the speedy completion of significant infrastructure repairs, almost total restoration of utilities, and necessity of resuming the tourism-driven economy that […]

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