How The Record Number Of LGBTQ Candidates Fared On Election Night

Hundreds of lesbian, gay, transgender, bisexual and queer candidates made the ballot Tuesday. And by Election Day's end, several of them had also made U.S. history.
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November 08, 2018

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GALECA: The Society of LGBTQ Entertainment Critics Announces Timeline and Sets January 12th for Film & TV Dorian Awards
GALECA: The Society of LGBTQ Entertainment Critics, previously known as the Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association, has announced its voting timeline and ceremony date for its milestone 10th Dorian Awards. The group’s approximately 220 members will begin voting their choices for the best in film and TV in both mainstream and LGBTQ categories on Thursday, December 27, 2018, with final ba...
November 07, 2018
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Runners inspire LGBT community to be visible in Hong Kong after fourth place finish at The Great Relay
OutRunners give members of the LGBT community an active outlet if they want more than just clubs and bars

November 07, 2018
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Key West, FL election results: Who was voted as mayor?
Key West voters elected Teri Johnston, the first openly lesbian mayor in Florida history, according to Equality Florida. Monroe County also elected a utility board member and a Mosquito Control Board seat.
November 07, 2018
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Hong Kong Pride Parade organisers expect record crowd, with theme of legal equality for local LGBT community in 2018
Event will take place on November 17, with organisers expecting 12,000 marchers. Theme highlights all forms of legal equality LGBT community lacks in Hong Kong
November 07, 2018
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Manaus Opens Shelter For LGBT Refugees From Venezuela
Manaus is a stop in the route of part of the 80,000 Venezuelans looking for asylum or temporary residence in Brazil. And now, it is the first Brazilian city to have an exclusive shelter to the LGBTI+ refugee population.The goal is to help them overcome a double challenge: in other housing situations, the LGBTI+ refugees suffer not only with xenophobia but also with prejudice against their sexual o...
November 07, 2018
  
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LGBT Diversity in Bollywood
The Indian Supreme Court's decision to decriminalize homosexuality in the country provides a huge opportunity for Bollywood and the entertainment industry to depict more diverse storylines and characters but significant cultural and structural obstacles remain.
November 02, 2018
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Katie Hill’s win would be an important moment for bi people
Katie Hill and Kyrsten Sinema represent the B in the LGBTQ candidate "rainbow wave."
October 31, 2018
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Meet the Club Bringing Bike Adventures to Women of Color + LGBTQ Community
When Friends on Bikes founders Molly Sugar and Gritchelle Fallesgon moved to Portland, Oregon, from larger, more diverse cities, they took a look at the cycling community, both on and off-road, and while they saw a vibrant, passionate cycling community, they didn’t see a whole lot of diversity. Because it can often be intimidating to …
October 30, 2018
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VIDEO: Boxed in By Labels, a Liberal Bisexual and a Gay Conservative Share Common Ground
A liberal bisexual teen and a gay conservative talk about being boxed in by labels.
October 30, 2018
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These Lesbians Just Made History by Both Carrying Their Baby
Ashleigh and Bliss Coulter’s first child, Stetson, also set a different sort of precedent: He is reportedly the first baby to have been carried by both women in a same-sex couple. As ABC News first reported, the unique pregnancy—accomplished using a procedure known as Effortless In Vitro Fertilization provided by the Center for Assisted Reproduction in Bedford, Texas—is “believed to have made medi...
October 30, 2018
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The Smooth Workings of the Unicorn’s ‘Sweat’
Sweat, the title of the play running at the Unicorn Theatre through Nov. 11, refers to “sweat equity,” which is a way of increasing the value of something by putting in physical work.
October 29, 2018
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LGBTQ History Month: Transgender and gender-nonconforming pioneers
From Sylvia Rivera to Miss Major, meet some of the the country's pioneering trans and gender-nonconforming activists.
October 29, 2018
  
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TransMilitary documentary: Issues facing trans soldiers with Trump ban
“EVERY day in Kandahar, when we go outside the wire, our job is inherently dangerous. There are people whose sole job is to kill you,” says Logan Ireland, a US air force sergeant who has served in Afghanistan.
October 29, 2018
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Check Out the Latest in Easy-To-Use Hidden Camera Technology
Have you ever wanted to “capture the moment”, yet do it incognito?  We’ve tested out Google Glass and Snapchat Spectacles over the past few years, but when you’re recording hot guys being themselves on a gay cruise, or perhaps some hot outdoor action that you want to record just for yourself, everyone knows it once those glasses light up. But not with this baseball cap!
October 28, 2018
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Fertility doctor creates ‘roadmap’ for aspiring LGBT parents
When Dr. Mark Leondires first embarked on his journey toward parenthood more than seven years ago, he was stunned by how few resources there were for him. As gay men, he and his husband, Greg Zola, faced daunting challenges on the way to becoming parents, which included finding someone to actually carry and have the baby. In many ways, Leondires, who lives in Westport, was prepared for the journey...
October 28, 2018
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Boston Gay Men's Chorus and Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles Face Off in World Series Challenge
Today, the Boston Gay Men's Chorus (BGMC) issued a World Series challenge to the Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles. If the Boston Red Sox defeat the Los Angeles Dodgers in the fall classic, the LA Chorus will perform Neil Diamond's "Sweet Caroline," a tradition at Fenway Park. If the Dodgers are victorious, BGMC will perform Randy Newman's "I Love LA" and make it available online...
October 24, 2018
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7 Reasons why Taiwan is the best LGBT destination in Asia
As China tries to get the Taiwan flag banned from the Gay Games in Paris, why Taiwan is Asia’s most LGBT-friendly destination and the gay Games should acknowledge this.
October 24, 2018
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Rights advocates urge Japan to step up LGBT-inclusive efforts and legalize same-sex marriage
Until a few years ago, Rin Okabe, then the general affairs department manager at a subsidiary of ad agency Dentsu Inc., would say goodbye to his wife and son, and commute to work wearing a conventional suit and tie. But quietly, Okabe wanted to be viewed as a woman.
October 21, 2018
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Young Catholics urge Vatican to issue inclusive LGBT message
Catholic bishops are entering their final week of debate over hot-button issues facing young Catholics, including how the church should welcome gays and respond to the clerical sex abuse scandal that has discredited many in the church hierarchy.
October 21, 2018
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Corporate sponsorship reaches all-time high for 2018 Honolulu Pride event
Here's why more businesses than ever are investing in the Honolulu Pride parade and festival.
October 18, 2018
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Gay Artist Unveils Secret Art Collection for 2019 Fine Art Gallery Tour
Today, LGBT artist and philanthropist Ben Workman aka Jumper Maybach unveiled his latest series of artwork, a collection of 54 pieces never-before-seen in the United States which the artist created specifically for a 2014 exhibition in Venice, Italy. The collection, which the Artist is called The Venetian Series consists of over two dozen large format abstract pieces meant to become the focal poin...
October 17, 2018
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‘I’m an advocate for authenticity’: meet London’s pioneering transgender Muslim drag queen
Since becoming famous as Britain’s first out Muslim drag queen, Asifa Lahore has been speaking out on LGBT+ rights and her Islamic faith…
October 17, 2018
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The Bachelor's Happy Queer Romance Is the Positive Representation That Vietnam's LGBT Community Needs
Last Wednesday, the couple talked about their declaration of love during a live stream Facebook interview with the reality show centered around straight relationships
October 17, 2018
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