Local & State News

Winnie Foster: Local Shero Documentary

Winnie Foster: Local Shero Documentary

Friday, October 20: 6 pm   St Petersburg Sheroes & Heroes Among Us: Winnie Foster @ Enoch Davis Community Center, 1111 18th Ave S, St. Petersburg, FL 33705 The arrival of a new documentary series shot on location in South St Petersburg. Sheroes & Heroes Among Us kicks off with its first premiere “Winnie Foster: The […]

| October 18, 2017
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Family Values Potluck Picnic Comes to Gulfport Sunday, October 15

Family Values Potluck Picnic Comes to Gulfport Sunday, October 15

In today’s world children may be raised by a mom and a dad, but might also be raised by two moms, two dads, one mom, one dad, other relatives or by others not related by blood.  And of course many people have “families of choice” too. Whatever family means to you, the new Come Out […]

| October 3, 2017
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Contributors

VIDEO: Leah Shows You How to Make Colorful Turned Wood Bottle Stoppers

VIDEO: Leah Shows You How to Make Colorful Turned Wood Bottle Stoppers

Last month, we shared Leah’s tour of her impressively-appointed workshop. Now she’s demonstrating how to make cool wood bottle stoppers using her lathe. This fun and easy project is perfect for beginner woodworkers. If you’re thinking gifts for the coming holiday season, she says now is a good time to get started. VISIT SEE JANE […]

| October 17, 2017
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Friends and Other Wonders

Friends and Other Wonders

The Amazon Trail by Lee Lynch We’ve spent the past few days gallivanting up and down the Oregon Coast with friends visiting from the U.K. Two months ago, we were doing the same with a couple up from Palm Springs. Last year it was my family from Massachusetts, the year before, my sweetheart’s sister from […]

| October 10, 2017
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National & International News

U.K. Therapists and Counselors Take a Stand Against “Conversion” Therapy

U.K. Therapists and Counselors Take a Stand Against “Conversion” Therapy

Benjamin Butterworth reports on PinkNews that U.K. psychotherapists, including a Christian Counselors group have united against gay and trans ‘conversion’ therapy. In a new document, 13 major professional bodies in the U.K. state that conversion therapy for gender identity and sexual orientation is “unethical, potentially harmful and is not supported by evidence”.  The memorandum, PinkNews […]

| October 18, 2017
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Moving Personal Story of Houston’s Lesbian Hero Cop

Moving Personal Story of Houston’s Lesbian Hero Cop

  Josh Jackman of PinkNews reported this week: “A lesbian police officer who “lost everything” in Hurricane Harvey while she was protecting the people of Houston has been saved from homelessness by the LGBT community.” “Toni Mascione left her wife Christina and their three children – nine-year-old Isabella Michelle and five-year-old twins Gabrielle Alexander and […]

| October 4, 2017
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Music Scene

Mele’s Back Hosting ProSuzy’s Karaoke Live Wednesday, November 15 @ the Flamingo

Mele’s Back Hosting ProSuzy’s Karaoke Live Wednesday, November 15 @ the Flamingo

  Have you ever imagined singing with professional backup? This is your chance! With Mele at the piano, your karaoke performance will make you feel like a star! Mele is a strong and versatile singer, keyboardist, and songwriter. For 14 years, she was know as the “Piano Ma’am” of Carnival Cruise Lines. Now, she is […]

| October 14, 2017
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VIDEO: Singer-Songwriter Christie Lenee Wins 2017 International Finger Style Guitar Championship

VIDEO: Singer-Songwriter Christie Lenee Wins 2017 International Finger Style Guitar Championship

One of our Tampa Bay favorite singer-songwriters, Christie Lenee, won first place in the 2017 International Finger Style Guitar Championships, held by the Walnut Valley Festival. Christie says, “This is a HUGE victory and I feel grateful to receive such an award!” “I’m riding the energy of this achievement now with a phenomenal amount of […]

| October 3, 2017
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Sports

Texas Student Seeks Responses to Sports Homophobia Survey

Texas Student Seeks Responses to Sports Homophobia Survey

Katherine Pyles, a junior Sociology major at Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas, has published a request for responses to a survey about homophobia in sports for a research project she is conducting with two other students. Here’s her Outsports post: “Hello, Outsports Community! My name is Katherine Pyles, and I am a junior Sociology […]

| October 18, 2017
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VIDEO by Outsports: 150 LGBT People in Sports Who Came Out Since Last October 11

VIDEO by Outsports: 150 LGBT People in Sports Who Came Out Since Last October 11

Outsports shared the following video in recognition of National Coming Out Day. The diversity of sports and backgrounds is amazing but they all have one universal trait — the desire to be authentic, open and proud. “Be brave. Be proud. Be strong,” as one athlete said. 150 LGBT people in sports have come out since […]

| October 11, 2017
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TV, Entertainment & The Arts

VIDEO: Battle of the Sexes Sheds a Light on Billie Jean King’s Dual Challenges

VIDEO: Battle of the Sexes Sheds a Light on Billie Jean King’s Dual Challenges

In theaters now, “Battle of the Sexes,” sheds a light on what it must have meant to the 12-time singles Grand Slam champion Billie Jean King to deal with the challenges of the closet as well as the tennis court. The film also does not shy away from the private struggles that faced Bobby Riggs […]

| October 18, 2017
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VIDEO: Ellen’s New Laugh Gold Mine: Oh Straight People

VIDEO: Ellen’s New Laugh Gold Mine: Oh Straight People

Ellen DeGeneres has a new take on the comical headlines once offered up by late night talk show hosts and it’s a gold mine of laughs. Her first “Oh straight people” segment is already getting close to 200,000 views on YouTube. Out and proud for 20 years, Ellen will now be taking a regular look […]

| October 18, 2017
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More News

Seimone Augustus Plays for Her Fourth WNBA Ttle

Seimone Augustus Plays for Her Fourth WNBA Ttle

| October 4, 2017

Outsports Reports: “Odd-numbered years have been lucky for Seimone Augustus and the Minnesota Lynx, with the team and its star having won WNBA titles in 2011, 2013 and 2015.” “Augustus, believed to be the only openly gay player in the WNBA Finals, hopes that 2017 is just as lucky when the Lynx play the Los […]

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Recommended Reading: Audre Lorde Review

Recommended Reading: Audre Lorde Review

| October 4, 2017

“Your Silence Will Not Protect You” by Audre Lorde Review by Ro Kwon published by the Guardian – prophetic and necessary “The black lesbian feminist writer and poet, who died 25 years ago, is better known than ever, her words often quoted in books and on social media.” Essay by Ro Kwon, published by the […]

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VIDEO: In the Wake of Las Vegas, Ellen Looks Back at Everyday Heroes

VIDEO: In the Wake of Las Vegas, Ellen Looks Back at Everyday Heroes

| October 4, 2017

Ellen made a touching statement on her show Tuesday in response to the tragic mass shooting in Las Vegas. Her response was posted on YouTube: “Despite the fact there’s so much going on in the world right now, Ellen still believes there’s a lot more good in the world than bad. Over the past 15 […]

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US Votes Against United Nations Motion to Condemn Death Penalty for Homosexuality

US Votes Against United Nations Motion to Condemn Death Penalty for Homosexuality

| October 3, 2017

PinkNews reports: “The United Nations Human Rights Council has voted to condemn the imposition of the death penalty for homosexuality – but the US voted against.” “On Friday, September 29, the United Nations body approved a motion opposing the use of the death penalty in an “arbitrarily or in a discriminatory manner”, including for homosexuality.” […]

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