Jim Becker October 30, 2020 0 comments

Over 500 open LGBTQ candidates are running nationwide

Philadelphia, PA – As the November 3 election looms, most Americans are focused on who will win the presidency, but more than 500 openly LGBTQ candidates are running for a wide range of local and national offices. The roster of LGBTQ candidates is broad and diverse, and nearly every state...
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Gregg Shapiro October 30, 2020 0 comments

The Poetry Section

Depending on whether you are a glass half full or half empty kind of person, National Poetry Month was either six or so months ago or is coming up in less than six months. Either way, there is much to be savored in that literary genre right now. Edited by...
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Woody Derricks, CFP® October 30, 2020 0 comments

The Elections

If you’re worried about how the upcoming elections could impact the markets, you’re not alone. This year’s election is likely to be more contentious than the 2000 election between George W. Bush and Al Gore (a process that took over five weeks to resolve and saw the S&P 500 drop...
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Jim Becker October 30, 2020 0 comments

Pope calls for civil unions for same-sex couples

The Vatican – In a new documentary that premiered October 21 in Rome, Pope Francis called for the passage of civil union laws for same-sex couples. This is a radical shift in stance from the position held for years by the Vatican’s doctrinal office. Previous popes — particularly Francis’s immediate...
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Jim Becker October 30, 2020 0 comments

Barrett is a dangerous pick to join the Supreme Court

Washington, D.C. – Leading LGBTQ school campaigners in the US have issued a last-minute plea to the Senate not to confirm Amy Coney Barrett for the Supreme Court. President Donald Trump nominated Amy Coney Barrett on September 26 and the Senate has been rushing to confirm her before the election...
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Gregg Shapiro October 30, 2020 0 comments

Capital idea: an interview with Kim Roberts, editor of By Broad Potomac’s Shore

As compared to New York, San Francisco or Chicago, Washington DC might not be among the first places the average person thinks of when it comes to poetry. But thanks to queer poet/historian/educator Kim Roberts that is changing. Beginning with her groundbreaking 2018 book A Literary Guide to Washington, DC: Walking in the...
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Adam Romanik October 16, 2020 0 comments

4th Annual Keystone State Gay Rodeo – Wrap Up

After a fantastic weekend of roping, speed, and camp events, the Keystone State Gay Rodeo Association (KSGRA) celebrated its success of it’s annual rodeo weekend. The 4th Annual Rodeo was held Saturday, October 3 at Red Man Ranch & Arena in New Freedom, PA.    This years rodeo saw new contestants...
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Jim Becker October 16, 2020 0 comments

The 1953 Gay raid in Waco Texas

Waco, TX – On Saturday, April 11, 1953, nearly 70 gay men packed into a small four-room house at 2117 S. 19th St. in Waco, Texas, about 10 blocks from Baylor University. David Owen, a ministerial student at the Baptist school, had invited the men to attend the gathering, which...
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