Monthly Archives: August 2014

‘Orange Is the New Black’ Actress Talks About Her Transgender Sister

While most of the focus on transgender issues related to the Netflix series Orange is the New Black (ONTB) has been focused on actress Laverne Cox, Washington, D.C.’s METROWEEKLY magazine shows us that there is another actress of the series … Continue reading

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Music Video Review: Maddie & Tae’s ‘Girl in A Country Song’

Boy what a great video and a great song! I love that it takes the convention of the bikini-clad hottie and, as the video illustrates literally, role reverses it (the scenes with the strawberries and the diaphanous curtains alone are … Continue reading

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Why It Gets Better: Smithsonian Museum Collects LGBT History

I have said to many a person that I’m keeping my own personal memorabilia for the day the Smithsonian opens the National Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) museum. Now, it looks like the Smithsonian may be ready to accept … Continue reading

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Washington, D.C.’s LGBTQ Violence Response Hotline

METROWEEKLY reports on a partnership between the D.C. Office of Victim Services (OVS), Helping Individual People Survive (HIPS) and Gays and Lesbians Opposing Violence (GLOV) to establish a 24 hour crisis hotline for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (LGBTQ) … Continue reading

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The Evolving Language of LGBTs: Animal Classifications

In a previous post, I blogged about Fusion TV’s trip to Bear Week. In the short television clip, they provided definitions on the different classifications of Bears within that community subgroup: Polar Bear, the older bear type; Cub, the younger … Continue reading

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Fusion TV Brings You A Bear Week Review

The blog, Joe. My. God., reports that Fusion TV will be airing a program on the networks trip to Bear Week in Provincetown, Mass. Bear week is an event that takes place in Provincetown every year the week after July … Continue reading

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‘Pride In the Moment’ Photography Project from Gay Games 9

Gay Games 9 is being held this week in Cleveland, Ohio and a group of photographers are bringing you the day-by-day imagery and action of the athletes. Photographers in residence will be at cultural and sporting events capturing images from … Continue reading

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Music Video Review: Brantley Gilbert’s ‘Small Town Throwdown’

I really love this song. I love the collaboration of the three singers on it. I love that it’s a fun-time party song. And I like that the video incorporates a confrontation between Brantley, Thomas Rhett, Justin Moore and UFC’s … Continue reading

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Children’s Picture Books with LGBT Characters

Janine Schall, blogger at Word of Words, brings us a weekly series that examines the inclusion of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) characters in children’s literature. In the first of the three-week series, Schall gives us a brief history … Continue reading

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Young People’s Priorities on LGBT Issues Vary

UChicagoNews reports that a national survey has revealed that the priorities of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) youth on what are the most important gay rights issues vary. The survey results compiled by The Black Youth Project and entitled … Continue reading

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