Jim Becker June 26, 2021 0 comments

Thomas Nicholas ‘Tommy’ Platt & the Spirit of East Baltimore

Thomas Nicholas “Tommy” Platt, a Baltimore native who grew up in Highlandtown and moved to the gay mecca of San Francisco for several decades before returning to his hometown, died of liver cancer on October 12th, 2020. He was 74 years old and had been in declining health for some...
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Frankie Kujawa June 26, 2021 0 comments

MAX TALISMAN: Bringing LGBTQ Voices to the Silver Screen

Writer, filmmaker, and actor, Max Talisman is a trailblazer among LGBTQ millennials. The Bethesda, Maryland, native is fighting for diversity and focusing all his efforts in creating content that will bring about change in the entertainment industry. Recently, Talisman spoke to Baltimore OUTloud regarding his upcoming work Things Like This,...
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Brian George Hose June 26, 2021 0 comments

The Appropriation of Pride

A few days ago I was talking with a good friend I haven’t seen since before the pandemic began. We were catching up and the topic landed on Pride. Neither of us have any solid plans for Pride, given that the pandemic has disrupted Pride season yet again. My friend...
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Woody Derricks, CFP® June 26, 2021 0 comments

With the Stock Market Near All-Time Highs, What’s Your Next Move?

Despite the pandemic and its severe financial shockwaves, the US stock market is up significantly over the last 18 months; however, the economy is still technically in a recession. The Business Cycle Dating Committee, a panel that acts as the official referee on the US economy, has not yet named...
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Richard Finger June 26, 2021 0 comments

Honoring Our LGBTQ Elders

Tell us a little about yourself… I am a 64 year young lesbian. I have been with the person of my life Leitner for 31 years. We have two 4 footed children Onyx and Paulie and one amazing adult daughter an amazing artist.  I grew up with my familiarity of...
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Dr. Eva Hersh, MD June 26, 2021 0 comments

Queer Youth Under Stress: New Survey from The Trevor Project

The Trevor Project 2021 Survey The Trevor Project started in 1998 as a suicide prevention hotline for LGBT youth. Besides directly supporting youth through its phone and text hotlines, the Trevor Project has become a major force in advocating for better social conditions and more accessible mental health care for...
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Jim Becker June 18, 2021 0 comments

Photographer uses negative words to confront bullying

Phoenix, AZ – So culturally accepted is verbal bullying that the children’s rhyme “Sticks and Stones” can be recited from heart by any English-speaking child or adult. Traditionally used to ward off name-calling and boost confidence in kids, the mantra has been given new meaning in the form of a...
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Jim Becker June 11, 2021 0 comments

US Justice Dept to defend anti-LGBTQ religious schools suit

Washington, D. C. – The Department of Justice announced on June 8 that it will “vigorously” defend a religious exemption from federal civil rights law that allows federally funded religious schools to discriminate against LGBTQ students. The announcement surprised some LGBTQ advocates who said the wording went further than just...
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