Monthly Archives: April 2014

Miranda Lambert Exhibit to Open at Country Music Hall of Fame

From Country Weekly: If you love all things Miranda, then you’ll want to make your way to Nashville for the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum’s upcoming exhibit, Mranda Lambert: Backstage Access. The display features awards-show gowns and performance … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day: We Don’t Care that You’re Gay

The Washington Blade reports on a new ally campaign from the University of Virginia: CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Five members of the University of Virginia swim team appeared in a pro-gay spot as part of an ad campaign promoting diversity. The … Continue reading

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Vatican-Condemned Gay Kiss Photo Series Get Exhibition in New York

From The Huffington Post: A stunning yet Vatican-condemned photo series featuring same-sex couples in passionate embraces inside Roman Catholic churches will get a new life in New York. The Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay & Lesbian Art will display Rome-based artist … Continue reading

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LGBT History: the Mundane and Milestone in Photos

Huffington Post has a slide show of 42 Historical LGBT Moments. What I love about the slide show is that the photos range from the ordinary to the organized: wedding photos, Christine Jorgenson at a book signing, gay pride marches … Continue reading

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Music Review: Tim McGraw’s ‘Meanwhile Back At Mama’s’ Single

Tim McGraw revisits his 90s hit ‘Where the Green Grass Grows’ with a kinder, gentler version. Listen to both below: I like ‘Mama’s’ for the return to the simpler, quieter, less electronic and poppy sound that I love in country … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day: Straight People in Gay Bars

Straight people wanting to come into gay bars isn’t a problem, it’s progress. — Mike C The above is a commentary on a post to the blog Joe. My. God. asking if straight people should stay out of gay bars. … Continue reading

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LGBT Couples ‘Absolutely’ Welcome to Enter Radio’s ‘Dream Wedding’ Contest

WPOC, the country station out of Baltimore, Maryland, is holding a Dream Wedding contest. Since Maryland is a state where gay couples can marry legally, I wondered if the contest was open to same-sex couples. The official rules had notes … Continue reading

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Today in LGBT History: The Announcement of the Discovery of the AIDS Virus

MSNBC brings us a reminder of a dark time in the history of the gay community. After three years of a new, unnamed plague that devastated people’s immune system, science finally began to understand the virus that caused AIDS. In … Continue reading

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Catholic Mother Shares Her Journey of Loving LGBT Family Members

Originally posted on Bondings 2.0:
Rosa Manriquez An LGBT storytelling project recently profiled Rosa Manriquez, a Catholic mother and church justice advocate, as she tells the story about the LGBT people in her family. In the seven-minute video, she discusses the…

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Affordable LGBT Senior Home set to open in Chicago September 2014

From Chicago, IL — One of America’s first affordable LGBT senior homes is set to open in Boystown by end of August or early September 2014. Heartland Housing, a nonprofit specializing in affordable housing, and Center on Halsted have … Continue reading

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