Jim Becker October 8, 2021 0 comments

March for women’s reproductive rights in Seattle

Seattle, WA – On Saturday, October 2, hundreds of people gathered in front of Seattle’s Westlake Center to protest recent attacks on women’s reproductive rights. Outrage sparked across the country after Texas passed the “heartbeat bill,” making it illegal for people in the state of Texas to receive an abortion...
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Jim Becker October 8, 2021 0 comments

North Carolina’s Lt. Governor continues to spew hate

Charlotte, NC – North Carolina’s Lieutenant Governor Mark Robinson is at it again. Seems the right wing super conservative, who also refers to himself as “a man of God,” just can’t stop embarrassing the state on a relatively regular basis with a variety of anti-LGBTQ comments. On October 6, the...
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Priorities for Maryland’s Commission on LGBT Affairs

Thanks to the efforts of Delegate Qi and several co-sponsors, the General Assembly passed HB 130 in 2021, establishing a long overdue Commission on LGBT Affairs. The bill finally passed, becoming law without the Governor’s signature, after a similar bill succeeded in the House but languished in the Senate in...
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Jim Becker October 1, 2021 0 comments

Dutch Gay man killed by Nazis was leader of resistance

Washington, D. C. – In the final days before his execution in July 1943 at the hands of the Nazi party, Willem Arondeus asked his lawyer for one last request: to spread a message after he was gone. “Let it be known,” he said. “Homosexuals are not cowards.” A battle...
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Jim Becker October 1, 2021 0 comments

Disney 50s child star who was let go for being Gay dies at 79

Las Vegas, NV – David Reddish reports for Queerty that Tommy Kirk, the child star of classic Disney films Swiss Family Robinson and Old Yeller has died. He was 79 years old. Kirk rose to fame as a pet project of Walt Disney himself, who cast Kirk in the original...
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Jim Becker September 24, 2021 0 comments

Exposing people to HIV remains a crime in most US States

Memphis, TN – Robin Lennon-Dearing writes in The Conversation and reprinted in Edge Media Network that despite the fact that HIV is now a treatable medical condition, the majority of U.S. states still have laws on the books that criminalize exposing other people to HIV. Whether or not the virus...
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Kate Bishop September 24, 2021 0 comments

LGBTQ-Affirming Healthcare Requires More Than a One-Hour Training

Gay men in Baltimore needed STI treatment in 1978, but continually found ineptitude and humiliation from providers who had no knowledge about their patients’ risks or their realities. Chase Brexton Health Care started out in a basement apartment near North Avenue to address that critical need.   Though LGBTQ legal...
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Jim Becker September 24, 2021 0 comments

Swiss vote for same-sex marriage in landslide

Bren, Switzerland – Patrick Kelleher reports for PinkNews that Switzerland has voted overwhelmingly in favor of same-sex marriage in a history-making referendum, proving that love always wins. Some 64.1 per cent of the population voted in favor of allowing same-sex couples to marry, with just 35.9 per cent voting against....
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