Monthly Archives: April 2014

Easter dinner for homeless Jamaican LGBT youth

Originally posted on 76 CRIMES:
Easter dinner for homeless LGBT youths in Jamaica. (Photo courtesy of Yvonne McCalla-Sobers) From Jamaica, activist Yvonne McCalla-Sobers reports on Sunday’s Easter dinner, made by LGBT youth supporter Nevin Powell, who also arranged a Christmas dinner…

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Don’t Read Gay: College Funding On the Chopping Block Over Gay Memoir

The College of Charleston in South Carolina is facing a $52,000 budget cut due to its assignment of the memoir Fun Home as part of the College Reads! program. The memoir, written by Alison Bechdel, depicts her life growing up … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day: Cokie Roberts Clarifies Gay People and Sinners

Robert’s comment comes at the 10:00 minute mark, but start at 9:15 to get the full effect. Classy rebuttal from a classy lady.

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LGBT History: Photos from the Gay Rodeo circa 1990

Some posts back, I told you about the new photography exhibit on Gay Rodeo opening up at Eiteljorg Museum, Indianapolis, Ind. The exhibit features the photos of Blake Little who’s subjects are competitors from the International Gay Rodeo Association. Now, … Continue reading

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LGBT Gamer Convention’s 2nd Year To Be The Last

GaymerX Convention was created as a “safe space” for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender games, but after just two years, the convention will be shuttering the doors due to lack of funding. From Queerty.com: Founded in 2013 as a Kickstarter … Continue reading

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Vogue as Photographic Art Form

Queerty.com and Slate.com both report on a new photo exhibit by Frédéric Nauczyciel capturing portraits of Baltimore’s Voguers. Voguing as a dance style has been around since the 1960s, but really did not become part of the public consciousness until … Continue reading

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LGBT Profile: The Transgender Experience, A First Person Op-Ed

From advocate.com: I came to terms with who I am toward the beginning of my sophomore year in high school. Having the support of my family, I began to express myself in a manner consistent with my identity. Starting with … Continue reading

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Today in LGBT History: Mystery Drag Ball circa 1960s Kansas City

Do you know these gals at left? If so, you may hold a key to an important part of drag culture history. As reported by queerty.com and New York Magazine’s ‘The Cut’, artist Robert Heishman was rummaging around a Kasnas … Continue reading

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After 30-Plus Years, DC’s Gay Bar Remingtons Closes

And another one bites the dust. Remingtons, a Washington, D.C.’s gay bar located on Capitol Hill, is closing it’s doors after 30-plus years in business. From The Washington Blade: [Remingtons owner Douglas Bogaev] said the new owner, which city property … Continue reading

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Eastern Mennonite University Establishes ‘Listening Process’ on LGBT Hiring

An interesting development is taking place at Eastern Mennonite University (EMU). The University, located in Virginia, requires new hires to sign an agreement that marriage is only between and woman. The agreement also states that new hires will refraining from … Continue reading

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