Jim Becker November 12, 2021 0 comments

Hope for an HIV cure; 40 years and counting

Charlotte, NC – Forty years after the start of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the United States, more than 1.2 million people are living with HIV in the country and there are more than 35,000 new infections each year. (At the end of 2020 there were 31,676 people living with diagnosed...
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Jim Becker November 12, 2021 0 comments

Gay Mountaineers take rainbow flag to highest summits

Courmayeur, Italy – David Hudson reports for Queerty that a group of queer mountaineers recently took photos of themselves waving a rainbow flag at the top of Mont Blanc. The mountain is the highest peak in the Alps and Western Europe. The display of LGBTQ pride, which took place September...
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Jim Becker November 5, 2021 0 comments

“Ex-Gay” Yiannopoulos speaks at Penn State; Baltimore next

State College, PA – “Ex-gay” activist Milo Yiannopoulos took his side show to Penn State Wednesday, November 3 for a “Pray The Gay Away” ceremony. The event was hosted by the controversial student group Uncensored America, which was created last year “to empower young Americans to fight for free speech...
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Jim Becker November 5, 2021 0 comments

Professor quits after students protest her anti-trans views

Falmer, East Sussex, England – LGBT+ students at the University of Sussex have welcomed news that professor Kathleen Stock is to leave the institution. Students have been organizing under the slogan “Stock Out” since October 6, when they launched a campaign calling on the university to terminate Stock’s employment over...
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Jim Becker October 29, 2021 0 comments

Young Lesbian diagnosed with homosexuality in Spain

Murcia, Spain – Sam Jones reports in The Guardian that a family and an LGBT collective in south-east Spain are demanding answers and an apology after a 19-year-old gay woman who visited a gynecologist over a menstrual condition was diagnosed with “homosexuality”. The woman went to an appointment at the...
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Jim Becker October 15, 2021 0 comments

Philadelphia Trans community holds annual Trans March

Philadelphia, PA – In the continued fight for transgender rights, roughly 200 people showed up to the annual Philly Trans March (PTM), the peaceful rally demanding justice, liberation, equity and safety for Philadelphia’s trans community, especially for queer and trans, Black and indigenous people of color (QTBIPOC). Trans activist of...
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Jim Becker October 15, 2021 0 comments

Buckingham Palace may be built on site of Gay brothel

London, England –  Alex Cooper writes in The Advocate that in the 1600s, a gay brothel may have occupied the location where Buckingham Palace now sites, according to some historians. The LGBTQ+ historian Norton Rictor wrote in 2013 that Gay cruising spots and brothels may have started operating in London...
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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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