Category Archives: activism

Photoessay of LGBT Folks Around the World

Photographer Robin Hammond brings photos and stories from lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersexed (LGBTQI) persons from around the world. His photography is an effort to highlight the injustices and abuse that many face in countries that are openly hostile … Continue reading

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Today in LGBT History: Marching for Our Rights In Washington, D.C. circa 1965

As we are a week away from another historic moment in gay rights history with the April 28th Supreme Court Cases on Marriage Equality, we are reminded by ABC news of another milestone in gay history that happened around this … Continue reading

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NCLR Launches #RuralPride Effort to Promote/Connect Rural LGBTs

In an effort to show that we truly are everywhere and from all walks of life, the National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) has launched a campaign called #RuralPride: The #RuralPride campaign is a partnership between NCLR and the U.S. … Continue reading

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Show Your Family Pride with #MyQueerFamily

From The Huffington Post comes this request for photos of what our families look like; be they your close friends, pets, spouses or you and the kids: Yep. This is from her prom. "@huffpostgay: Are you proudly part of a … 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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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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Today in LGBT History: The Lesbian Avengers

From The Huffington Post: Back in 1992, a radical activist group called the Lesbian Avengers staged a demonstration in front of a schoolyard in Queens, N.Y., handing kids balloons instructing them to “ask about lesbian lives.” The flyers that they … Continue reading

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