Monday, Oct 2, 2023

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California Governor Names Laphonza Butler to Feinstein Senate Seat, Making her 1st Black Lesbian in Congress

California Governor Names Laphonza Butler to Feinstein Senate Seat, Making her 1st Black Lesbian in Congress

Laphonza Butler will be the only Black woman serving in the U.S. Senate and the first openly LGBTQ+ person to represent California in the chamber.

by Michael R. Blood | 7 hours ago

News

5 Conservative Cardinals Challenge Pope to Affirm Church Teaching on Gays and WomenAhead of  Meeting
5 Conservative Cardinals Challenge Pope to Affirm Church Teaching on Gays and WomenAhead of Meeting

Five conservative cardinals from Europe, Asia, Africa and the Americas have challenged Pope Francis to affirm Catholic teaching on homosexuality and female...

by Nicole Winfield | 11 hours ago

Nebraska is Imposing a 7-Day Wait for Trans Youth to Start Gender-Affirming Medications
Nebraska is Imposing a 7-Day Wait for Trans Youth to Start Gender-Affirming Medications

Nebraska is requiring transgender youth seeking gender-affirming care to wait seven days to start puberty blocking medications or hormone treatments under...

by John Hanna | Oct 1

Culture

Queer Joy Fills the Screen at SQFF
Queer Joy Fills the Screen at SQFF

"Queer Joy" is the theme of this year's edition of the Seattle Queer Film Festival, which is set to run for 10 days of in-person screenings Oct. 12 - 22,...

9 hours ago

EDGE Interview: With New Film 'The Mattachine Family,' Nico Tortorella's Latest Role is 'Life Imitating Art'
EDGE Interview: With New Film 'The Mattachine Family,' Nico Tortorella's Latest Role is 'Life Imitating Art'

EDGE speaks with actor Nico Tortorella about their new film "The Mattachine Family" and why the role was so real for them and their family.

by Timothy Rawles | 10 hours ago

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Pride

No Justice for Gay Black Man Killed By NYPD Officers
No Justice for Gay Black Man Killed By NYPD Officers

The two New York City police officers who responded to a 911 call in 2019 that left Kawaski Trawick dead will not face disciplinary action.

by Emell Adolphus | Sep 28

'Queer Eye' Star Tan France Calls Starting a Family  'Greatest Joy' of His Life
'Queer Eye' Star Tan France Calls Starting a Family 'Greatest Joy' of His Life

In a new interview, France details how he has styled the perfect life for himself and his family.

by Emell Adolphus | Sep 23

Media

SF Ducal Court Coronation :: September 23, 2023
SF Ducal Court Coronation :: September 23, 2023

The Ducal Court of San Francisco held their 50th Coronation, crowning a new Duke and Dutchess. Several members celebrated milestone anniversaries, while others...

by Darryl Pelletier | Sep 26

Key West Womenfest 2023
Key West Womenfest 2023

Key West Business Guild hosted Womenfest 2023 with pool parties, cornhole tournaments, poetry readings, a burlesque show and concerts. As usual, Key West is the...

by Larry Blackburn | Sep 18