Monthly Archives: June 2013

Meet the Same-Sex Couples For Whom the SCOTUS Rulings on Prop 8 and DOMA have NO Effect

From Miranda Leitsinger, Staff Writer, NBC News: While same-sex couples around the nation rejoiced over the Supreme Court’s landmark gay marriage rulings, the joy of many was tempered by the realization that the decisions would have little practical impact on … Continue reading

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‘Love Wins’ Proclaims The Front Page of ‘The Washington Blade’

Frame this one, kids, but, remember, we’ve still got work to do. Read the full article See The Washington Blade‘s full coverage of the rulings and reactions

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The Supreme Court struck down part of DOMA. Here’s what you need to know

The Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is now history, which is to be rightfully celebrated. But there will be a lot of questions and clarifications as to just how this impacts gay couples across the nation. Thanks in part to … Continue reading

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LGBT Profile: Juan Carlos Loubriel, worker in HIV Prevention

The Washington Blade in Washington, D.C., does an article in their paper called ‘queery.’ The article is a 20 question profile of a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual or Transgender (LGBT) person. I post the article as an inspiration to those LGBT … Continue reading

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Headline On Supreme Court Ruling From ‘The Washington Express’

Read the full article at June 27 edition.

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June 27 is National HIV Testing Day

From the article ‘Kathleen Sebelius Releases Statement for National HIV Testing Day 2013’: Do you know your HIV status? On June 27, the nation will observe the 19th annual National HIV Testing Day. This year’s theme is “Take the … Continue reading

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The Transgender Discrimination that May Not Come Immediately to Mind

From the The moment of dread for transgender people comes when the question arises on a job application: “Have you ever lived or worked under another name?” It bears a chilling echo of the witch hunts of the McCarthy … Continue reading

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Anti-homophobia, Anti-bullying Campaign: Straights Tell Their Younger Selves, Make It Get Better

From comes this story about an anti-homophobia, anti-bullying campaign where straight adults talk to their younger selves to tell them to treat Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender folks with respect: Minus 18, the largest support network for LGBT teenagers … Continue reading

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Scenes from a Gay Pride: Iowa City

From Iowa City is the state’s fifth largest city, and its LGBT Pride celebration — which includes a parade through downtown — comes with a warm and welcoming small-town feel. See the full photo gallery

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Porterville, Calf. Looks Into Rescinding Gay Pride Month Proclamation

On Top Magazine reports that the city of Porterville, Calf. held a council meeting to hear opposition to the Gay Pride Month Proclamation: Opponents of gay rights in Porterville, California are asking the city council to rescind a proclamation declaring … Continue reading

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