LGBTQ ACTIVITIES - This past August, Camp Mulberry, now in its seventh year, offered free summer camp programs specifically for transgender/gender diverse youth aged 9-17.
PRONOUNS & POLITICS - In southern Oregon this week, a battle over pronouns spilled from social media into a school board meeting where parents and other “concerned citizens” demanded the ouster of a nonbinary first-grade teacher.
LGBTQ POLITICS - In a historic first for the country, two gay candidates are running against each other in a general election for Congress – and they are absolute polar opposites.
LGBTQ - Out Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg very politely slammed a Republican official who called him a “weak little girl” in a homophobic tweet earlier this week.
LGBTQ - Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) says he will vote against the Respect for Marriage act, which would codify the right to same-sex marriage into federal law, on the basis of so-called “religious liberties.”
TRANSPHOBIA - Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) is continuing to use extreme transphobia to attack President Joe Biden, this time sharing misinformation claiming that “children’s hospitals across the country” are performing gender affirming genital surgeries on minors as well as an image of what appears to be a severed hand.
LGBTQ POLITICS - Six out, Democratic LGBTQ candidates running for the Florida state legislature all won their primaries this Tuesday. All of them oppose the state’s “Don’t Say Gay” law.
SAME SEX MARRIAGE - The Senate is likely to delay a vote on the Respect for Marriage Act until September, according to out Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-WI).
LGBTQ POLITICS - Donald Trump denounced LGBTQ equality in a speech at the America First Policy Institute’s first annual summit yesterday as he signaled his intent to run again in 2024.
LGBTQ - Out Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg was asked about how the majority of House Republicans opposed last week’s Respect for Marriage Act (RMA) bill and about Sen. Marco Rubio’s (R-FL) claim that the bill was a “stupid waste of time.”
LGBTQ POLITICS - Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC), who has never been married, blamed former Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) for the Court’s ruling that stripped women of their constitutional right to decide their own medical care.
LGBTQ - Like 4.5 million other TikTok users, I've recently become enamored with Dylan Mulvaney, a spritely Los Angeles-based performer who came out earlier this year as a transgender woman.
LGBTQ POLITICS - I am tired of rightwing politicians distorting our language to suit their bigoted ideology.
LGBTQ POLITICS - In March this year, Trump wannabe Ron DeSantis signed his infamous “Don’t Say Gay” bill, surrounded, for dramatic effect, by a group of young children in neat school uniforms, the kind totalitarian rulers have always adored.
LGBTQ NATION - Five Republican senators have written a letter to the TV Parental Guidelines Monitoring Board, demanding a warning for parents that a show includes LGBTQ characters.
LGBTQ POLITICS - In states across the country, small-minded lawmakers are pushing cruel, vicious new bills targeting transgender children.
LGBTQ NATION - When QAnon burst on the scene a few years ago, the general feeling was that it was so deep in the fever swamps that it would never become anything more than a fringe conspiracy theory.
GUEST WORDS - As the GOP pushes—and passes—broad laws to prohibit books, discussions or mental health services on issues of gender identity or sexual orientation, under the absurd guise of preventing sexual abuse, the Washington Post is laying out a welcome mat for the party's anti-LGBTQ+ agenda.
LGBTQ - In a recent interview, basketball legend Magic Johnson spoke candidly about the challenges he experienced accepting his gay son, EJ Johnson, when he first came out.