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Would Martin Luther King Jr Have Supported LGBTQ Rights?

Would Martin Luther King Jr Have Supported LGBTQ Rights?

| January 16, 2018

As we celebrate Martin Luther King Jr Day every year, discussion often turns to whether Dr King would have supported the LGBTQ rights movement. Nick Duffy, PinkNews, writes that “Dr King often advocated for the rights of everyday people – but his thoughts on homosexuality are less well preserved.” According to Duffy, One of the […]

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Georgetown University Responds to Demand for LGBTQ Housing

Georgetown University Responds to Demand for LGBTQ Housing

| January 16, 2018

PinkNews reports: The oldest Catholic university in the US has introduced LGBT-only dorm for its students. Georgetown University, which was established in 1789, has decided to team up its traditional ethos with its progressive values and offer LGBT accommodation options for residents who desire it. After initially rejecting proposals from the campus LGBTQ+ Inclusivity Policy […]

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Billie Jean King Speaks Out Against Homophobic Tennis Champion Margaret Court

Billie Jean King Speaks Out Against Homophobic Tennis Champion Margaret Court

| January 16, 2018

Margaret Court, former tennis champion with more Grand Slam titles than any other athlete, is boycotting this year’s Australian Open. Why? UK’s Telegraph reports that the 75-year-old opposes Australia’s ruling to allow same sex-marriage and last year claimed “tennis is full of lesbians”. “Court is a senior pastor at Perth’s Victory Life church and has […]

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Women’s March Day of Action Sunday, January 21

Women’s March Day of Action Sunday, January 21

| January 16, 2018

We Can Make a Difference … We are the leaders we have been waiting for.? FIRST WE MARCHED. NOW WE ACT. Women’s March Power to The Polls: St Petersburg Day of Action! When: January 21, 2018 Rally: 12:30pm- 4:30pm Where: Williams Park, 350 2nd Ave N, St. Petersburg, FL 33701 March to the Rally: Thanks […]

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Latina Lesbian Launches Run for Texas Governor

Latina Lesbian Launches Run for Texas Governor

| January 15, 2018

Dallas sheriff Lupe Valdez has launched a run for governor, the Guardian reports. Her potential appeal to women and Latinos plus her record on law and order could challenge the state’s GOP. A gay Latina Democrat grabbing hold of the country’s biggest red state would rank as one of the greatest political upsets of the […]

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Janis Joplin Would Have been 75 on January 19

Janis Joplin Would Have been 75 on January 19

| January 15, 2018

Worth reading: Janis Joplin: the singer who screamed a very American pain by Nick Coleman, the Guardian “With her raw, anguished voice, Joplin – who would have been 75 this month – was a hippy icon. But on Piece of My Heart she became something darker still.” My first encounter with extreme feeling in pop […]

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Canadian Pro Hockey Player Comes Out as Trans

Canadian Pro Hockey Player Comes Out as Trans

| January 15, 2018

David Hudson, GayStarNews, reports: “A Canadian Women’s Hockey League player has revealed that she is trans. 28-year-old Jessica Platt plays for Toronto Furies. She played four games as an alternate in the 2016-2017 season, before joining for her first full season in 2017.” ‘After a lot of thought I would like to announce that I […]

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VIDEO: ‘Grace And Frankie’ Season 4 Debuts Lisa Kudrow January 19

VIDEO: ‘Grace And Frankie’ Season 4 Debuts Lisa Kudrow January 19

| January 15, 2018

“So, did you sign up for that dating site I signed you up for,” Lily Tomlin’s Frankie asks Grace (Jane Fonda). “Yes, and oddly I didn’t find the love of my life on hippie-round-up-dot-com,” Grace replies. That exchange kicks off the official Season 4 trailer for Grace and Frankie ahead of its January 19 premiere […]

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