Jim Becker April 30, 2021 0 comments

Pose creator Canals talks about difficulty getting it made

San Francisco, CA – David Reddish reports for Queerty that on the eve of the debut of Pose‘s final season, series creator Steven Canals has opened up about the difficulty in getting the show made, the decision to end it after three seasons, and the original, much darker concept for...
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Black women, Black Trans women, and murder

Seattle. WA – In 2020, 350 Transgender people were killed worldwide. A fifth of them were in their own homes, and 44 of these killings happened here in the United States. This year has already produced a more than 100% increase in these murders in this country, and we are...
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Kevin Assam April 23, 2021 0 comments

Artist Scott Ponemone On His “2 by 2” Series

Scott Ponemone began capturing portraits of pairs in 2017 for his “2 by 2” watercolor series. Evidently, some would go on to feature masks. He discusses capturing America, choosing subjects, and why he’s really an ethnographer. You typically approach strangers in public at the start of your portraits. What are...
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Baltimore OUTloud April 23, 2021 0 comments

The Pride Center of Maryland (PCOM) Launches First Billboard Campaign

Baltimore- The Pride Center of Maryland (PCOM), the state’s oldest and largest sexual and gender minority (SGM) serving organization has released its first ever series of billboard campaigns. Despite the pandemic the organization, now in its 45th year, remains active, serving a still growing number of same-gender-loving (SGL), gay, lesbian, bisexual...
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Jim Becker April 23, 2021 0 comments

Most Americans oppose laws limiting Transgender rights

Poughkeepsie, NY – Matthew Wexler writes for Edge Media Network that it seems as if every day another state, school district or local government is shepherding discriminatory bills through legislation, but a new poll conducted by PBS NewsHour, NPR, and Marist found that “two-thirds of Americans are against laws that...
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Jim Becker April 23, 2021 0 comments

British anti-Trans group LGB Alliance gets nonprofit status

London, England – A British anti-Transgender group known as the LGB Alliance has been granted “charity” status – the equivalent of nonprofit status in the US. In British law, a charity is established to provide a public benefit to at least a substantial section of the population. In return, it...
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Jim Becker April 16, 2021 0 comments

FEMA to reimburse for COVID-19-related funeral costs

Washington, D.C. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) recently announced that it will provide financial assistance for COVID-19-related funeral costs that took place after January 20, 2020. This reimbursement operation went into effect on April 12, 2021, under the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2021 and...
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Jim Becker April 16, 2021 0 comments

National LGBT Media Association to boycott Georgia

Washington, D.C. – The National LGBT Media Association (NGMA), composed of the 12 largest LGBT publications in the nation and the country’s largest LGBT media association, has approved a resolution to not hold any future meetings in the state of Georgia due to the Georgia Legislature’s recent passage of draconian...
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