Monthly Archives: April 2013

LGBT Center Recipient of Fair Wisconsin Education Fund Leadership Award

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) center of SE Wisconsin which opened it’s doors just four years ago, got a special anniversary gift. the nonprofit group Fair Wisconsin gave the organization it’s Education Fund Leadership Award. The Award honors … Continue reading

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Gay Pride in the Other Manhattan

New York City’s pride parade and festival is known as one of the biggest in the country, but there’s another Manhattan that takes pride in their celebration, too. Manhattan, Kansas; known as The Little Apple: For the last four years, … Continue reading

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Movie Review: The Adonis Factor

The Adonis Factor is brought to you by the same team who shot the documentary The Butch Factor, but unlike that well done examination of gay men and masculinity, Adonis falls far short. Adonis spends a good amount of time … Continue reading

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Random Eye Candy: Country Artist Billy Currington

To get you ready for summer, which will be coming up, we’ve got this surf’s up photo of country artist Billy Currington; courtesy of his Twitter feed. Of course, Currington is more than just a man with a great body, … Continue reading

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Why It Gets Better: Dads Standing Up For Their Kids

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Gender Nonconforming people know all too frequently the stories of families that reject their children, but hope lies on the horizon for a turn-around in these types of stories. Advocate.com reports on one such tale. … Continue reading

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Movie Review: The Butch Factor

The Butch Factor, from director Christopher Hines, could be called a movie about trying to fit in when you don’t fit in with–even those who don’t fit in. It’s an examination of the the straight appearing gay or bisexual man … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day: Birthday Invites for Gender Nonconforming Kids

Today’s quote of the day comes from one of my favorite blogs, Raising my Rainbow. Raising my Rainbow is the blog of a mom’s experience raising a gender nonconforming child. C.J., Rainbow Mom’s son, love pink, sparkly stuff, throwing sassy … Continue reading

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If Former First Lady, Nancy Reagan, DOES Support Marriage Equality, She Should Say So Herself

The Huffington Post is reporting on an interview with Patti Davis, daughter of former President Ronald Reagan and former First Lady Nancy Reagan, where Davis states that her mother supports gay marriage equality, but does so privately. “She does,” Davis … Continue reading

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UMKC Offers PRIDE Empowerment Scholarship for Gay AND Straight Students

From Queerty: In an effort to provide financial aide to college students struggling with a lack of familial support, The University of Missouri Kansas City offers a unique need-based scholarship—the PRIDE Empowerment Scholarship—for gay and straight students who have been … Continue reading

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SFPD to Post LGBT Safe Zone Signs in Department Windows

In an effort to “ensure a respectful, courteous and compassionate encounter with police.”, Greg Suhr, chief of police for San Francisco, announced at a press conference April 15, 2013 that police stations will be posting LGBT Safe Zone signs in … Continue reading

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