Saturday, Feb 24, 2024

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Man Guilty in Black Transgender Woman's Killing in 1st Federal Hate Crime Trial over Gender Identity

Man Guilty in Black Transgender Woman's Killing in 1st Federal Hate Crime Trial over Gender Identity

A South Carolina man was found guilty Friday of killing a Black transgender woman in the nation's first federal trial over an alleged hate crime based on gender identity.

by James Pollard | Feb 23

News

How the Death of a Nonbinary Oklahoma Teenager has Renewed Scrutiny on Anti-Trans Policies
How the Death of a Nonbinary Oklahoma Teenager has Renewed Scrutiny on Anti-Trans Policies

The death of a 16-year-old nonbinary high school student in Oklahoma whose family says was bullied has renewed scrutiny of anti-trans polices and political...

by Sean Murphy | Feb 23

A Love Affair Unraveled Before a Black Transgender Woman was Fatally Shot in Rural South Carolina
A Love Affair Unraveled Before a Black Transgender Woman was Fatally Shot in Rural South Carolina

The 2019 shooting death of a Black transgender woman is now the subject of the nation's first federal trial over an alleged hate crime based on gender identity,...

by James Pollard | Feb 23

Culture

Review: Lesbian Road-Trip Caper 'Drive-Away Dolls' Runs Out of Gas
Review: Lesbian Road-Trip Caper 'Drive-Away Dolls' Runs Out of Gas

Brimming with an absurdist tone and bawdy humor, the film nonetheless falls flat; I just kept wishing I could drive off into another movie.

by Megan Kearns | Feb 23

From Emporio Armani to Max Mara, Designers are Cocooning for Next Winter
From Emporio Armani to Max Mara, Designers are Cocooning for Next Winter

If there is one theme emerging at Milan Fashion Week, it is cocooning, hunkering down, enveloping one's self in comfort clothing.

by Colleen Barry | Feb 23

Pride

Did Tennis Star Taylor Fritz Intentionally Like a Homophobic Post?
Did Tennis Star Taylor Fritz Intentionally Like a Homophobic Post?

Tennis star Taylor Fritz has some explaining to do. The world No. 10-ranked player recently found himself in some hot water with sports fans when he appeared to...

by Emell Adolphus | Feb 20

Stonewall National Museum to Collaborate with Artist Ruth Crowe for National Women's Month Exhibit
Stonewall National Museum to Collaborate with Artist Ruth Crowe for National Women's Month Exhibit

The exhibit, entitled "The Journal Project," is a deeply personal project inspired by Crowe's 72+ journals that she has been writing since 1979.

Feb 18

Media

World Of Chocolate @ Union Station, Chicago :: February 9, 2024
World Of Chocolate @ Union Station, Chicago :: February 9, 2024

World of Chocolate returned to Union Station to fundraise for the AIDS Foundation of Chicago. Chocolatiers included Steel City Bakery, Blackout Baking Co. and...

by Jerry Nunn | Feb 10

Blue Jacket Fashion Show @ Moonlight Studios NYC :: February 1, 2024
Blue Jacket Fashion Show @ Moonlight Studios NYC :: February 1, 2024

The Blue Jacket Fashion Show was created to lead a national conversation about men's health and prostate cancer awareness with an emphasis on racial disparities...

by Wilsonmodels | Feb 3