Category Archives: National LGBT News

Davenport, Iowa Makes List of Queerest Cities

Iowa, forth in the nation to legalize gay marriage equality, and now home to one of the nation’s queerest cities according to The Advocate magazine. Davenport, Iowa. makes their list; coming in at number 9. From qconline.com: “I think that … Continue reading

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Why It Gets Better: Coming Out Makes Country Music News

County music artists Ty Herndon and Billy Gilman both came out as gay. This is significant because country music, much like sports, is one of the last frontiers for having an openly gay male person within it’s ranks. It’s, also, … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day: Irrationality of New Mexico Not Allowing Same-Sex Marriage

“How is that rational for the state to say it’s OK to live as a married couple, just don’t get married in New Mexico?” From arguments in New Mexico’s gay marriage State Supreme Court cases. New Mexico recognizes marriages of … Continue reading

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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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Headline On Supreme Court Ruling From ‘The Washington Express’

Read the full article at http://www.expressnightout.com June 27 edition.

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Anti-Discrimination Adoption Bill to Include LGBT Protections

From The Washington Blade: Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) is leading a group of lawmakers in the House and Senate who are preparing to introduce legislation that would prohibit bias in adoption services against gay couples seeking to adopt. The legislation, … Continue reading

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A New, Comprehensive Term for LGBT?

A London advocacy group, Pink Therapy, is advocating the use of a new term to replace the long-used LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender): Gender and Sexual Diversities (GSD). the group feels that GSD is more inclusive of the spectrum … Continue reading

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Chely Wright Baby Announcement on Country Music Websites; a Sign of Progress?

Country Weekly has surprised me! The music magazine had put in a baby announcement for country music star Chely Wright and her wife. Even naming her as such in the article: Congratulations are in order for country star Chely Wright … Continue reading

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2012 In Review for the Washington, DC Area

Washington, DC’s METROWEEKLY magazine has a review of the low- and highlights of the 2012 year: In the wake of the repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell, Aubrey Sarvis announced Jan. 18 that he would be stepping down from the … Continue reading

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