MJ Rodriguez to Receive the Individual Trailblazer Award at the Outfest Legacy Awards Gala
Outfest, the Los Angeles-based nonprofit organization promoting equality by creating, sharing, and protecting LGBTQ stories on the screen, announced today that it will honor MJ Rodriguez at the 2019 Outfest Legacy Awards Gala: A Benefit to Protect Our Past and Build Our Future, on Sunday, October 27th. The presenting sponsor is Cadillac.
October 23, 2019
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NYC's LGBTQ film festival spotlights Brazil amid its far-right censorship
NewFest, one of the premier queer film fests, is devoting a shorts program to work from Brazil, showcasing a community threatened by right-wing politics.
October 23, 2019
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Expanding Focus on Queer Art, Leslie-Lohman Museum Plans Acquisition Endowment and Capital Campaign, Drops ‘Gay and Lesbian’ from Name
The Leslie-Lohman Museum of Art has changed its name. It also announced a capital campaign, acquisition endowment, and $500,000 bequest.
October 23, 2019
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Palm Springs announces Pride Week
The City of Palm Springs is honoring the LGBTQ community by declaring November 1st through November 3rd as Palm Springs pride week. 
October 23, 2019
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Iowa companies must protect, uplift LGBTQ employees to stay competitive, summit attendees share
Workplace discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity has been illegal in Iowa for the past 12 years.
October 23, 2019
  
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'Modern Love' With Anne Hathaway, Dev Patel and Andrew Scott
Amazon's adaptation of the "Modern Love" column from the New York Times boasts a big, interesting cast. The stories, on the other hand, aren't so great.
October 19, 2019
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HBO Max orders four-part LGBTQ history docuseries
Titled "Equal," the series will explore the true stories of leaders and activists in the movement, including Christine Jorgensen and Bayard Rustin.
October 18, 2019
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Jozzy Interview: 'Old Town Road' Co-Writer Talks Being Out in Hip-Hop, Spirit Day & More
For rapper and songwriter Jozzy, life is pretty sweet. She's always had an ability to attract talented artists — she got her start by writing for Timbaland and Missy Elliott, and has since written for the likes of Fergie and Tinashe, while collaborating with artists like Lil Wayne, G-Eazy and more.
October 18, 2019
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Costa Rica campaign seeks to bolster marriage equality support
More than 30 groups have joined a campaign that seeks to bolster support for marriage rights for same-sex couples in Costa Rica.
October 18, 2019
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VACAYA Includes the Kink Community
As I crossed the gangway to board the Celebrity Cruises’ Summit for VACAYA’s maiden voyage this summer, the Scissor Sisters serenading over the speakers reassured me that “a kiki is a party for calming all your nerves.” I took it as welcome foreshadowing that the first large-scale LGBTQ+ travel company to launch in decades had taken the initiative to musically score my journey from the moment I bo...
October 18, 2019
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Pride Journey: Columbus, Ohio
This was my fourth visit to Columbus, Ohio and every time I visit, I discover something new. What a lot of people don’t realize about this thriving mid-west city is that its LGBTQ community is one of the largest in the United States and growing every day.
October 17, 2019
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Mill Valley’s LGBTQ population finds acceptance and faces new challenges
At Mill Valley, students are inclusive, but there’s still a long way to go.
October 17, 2019
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Hawai’i Food & Wine Fest’s ‘Drag Appetit’ celebrates gay pride
The drag brunch is a phenomenon that’s sashaying its way across the country, from Bushwick, N.Y., to Waikiki, where Wang Chungs Karaoke Bar holds a monthly event. In February, the Comedy Central series “Broad City” included a scene with the characters proclaiming “Drag brunch, we must!” and August saw the release of “Drag Queen Brunch,” a cookbook and history on the drag scene in New Orleans by Po...
October 16, 2019
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Sassy, flashy drag queens celebrate LGBTQ culture at Cal State Fullerton
Danny Martinez has been around since the early days, when the drag show audiences at Cal State Fullerton were mostly the organizers and their friends. The crowds are bigger now for the shows that M…
October 16, 2019
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31st Annual NewFest to Feature 160+ LGBT Films, With an Emphasis on Marginalized Global Voices
These varied narratives account for a mere fraction of the films that will screen at the 31st annual NewFest, also known as New York’s LGBT Film Festival, which will run from October 23-29, with screenings held at Cinépolis Chelsea, the SVA Theater, and The LGBT Community Center in Manhattan. In total, 164 films will screen: 27 narrative features, 14 documentary features, 15 episodic series, 8 spe...
October 16, 2019
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Where Americans and Europeans stand on democratic and social values
Americans increasingly resemble Western Europeans in attitudes about LGBT rights and gender equality, and they generally are more progressive than Central and Eastern Europeans.
October 16, 2019
  
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VIDEO: Thrive Together with Queer/Bar
The GSBA is a bedrock for small businesses to be sustainable and thrive." For Joey Burgess, owner of Capitol Hill's Queer/Bar, GSBA represents a pillar of the neighborhood business community through its newest program, the Capitol Hill Business Alliance.
October 16, 2019
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Entercom LGBTQ+ Talk Radio Network Channel Q Expands Again to 4 Additional Markets
CHANNEL Q to Reach 32 Total Markets Including Baltimore, Buffalo, Cleveland and St. Louis Ahead of Network’s One-Year Anniversary - Entercom, the #1 creator of live, original, local audio content, announced the continued expansion of RADIO.COM original station CHANNEL Q. To celebrate its one-year anniversary and National Coming Out Day, the premiere LGBTQ+ Talk Radio Network will be available in a...
October 16, 2019
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In New York City, A Queer Bar Reimagined From Chef Angela Dimayuga
The space is attached to the Standard Hotel and a bit more upscale, priding itself not only on inclusivity, but also on its extensive cocktail menu, delicious food, and overall chic environment.
October 15, 2019
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Scotty Bowers, 'Facilitator' of Old Hollywood Gay Underground, Dies at 96
Scotty Bowers waited until his 80s to reveal the stories of gay trysts he had with or arranged for Old Hollywood's biggest stars
October 15, 2019
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For DC's Trans Community, the Ask Rayceen Show Is a Vital Gathering Spot

Part variety show, part education session, the Ask Rayceen Show is an important hub for a segment of DC society that’s often overlooked.
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October 15, 2019

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Oklahomans share LGBTQ community's stories through 'Scandalous Tales' YouTube series
When Alexandria Carr was growing up, she didn’t have an outlet to deal with her depression or learn about her sexuality. No one on TV seemed to face the same
October 14, 2019
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Atlanta Pride Parade highlights LGBTQ's rising political stature
The Atlanta Pride Parade underscored the rising political stature of LGBTQ communities, with several major Georgia Democratic candidates attending.
October 14, 2019
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What It's Like to Be Transgender in the Military
Until President Obama lifted the ban on trans servicemembers in 2016, Alexandria Holder had to hide her true self. President Trump reinstated the ban.
October 12, 2019
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