Thursday, Feb 22, 2024

LGBTQ+ TOP STORIES Thursday, Feb 22, 2024

Gay Rights Advocates in Kentucky Say Expansion to Religious Freedom Law Would Hurt LGBTQ+ Safeguards

Gay Rights Advocates in Kentucky Say Expansion to Religious Freedom Law Would Hurt LGBTQ+ Safeguards

Gay rights advocates pushed back Wednesday against a Republican-sponsored measure to broaden Kentucky's religious freedom law, claiming it threatens to undermine community-level "fairness ordinances" meant to protect LGBTQ+ people from discrimination.

by Bruce Schreiner | 9 hours ago

News

Georgia GOP Senators Seek to Purge School Libraries, Limit Sex Education
Georgia GOP Senators Seek to Purge School Libraries, Limit Sex Education

Republican senators in Georgia want to cull sexually explicit books from schools, ban sex education for younger students, display the Ten Commandments in...

by Jeff Amy | Today

Alabama Lawmakers Would Define Man and Woman Based on Sperm and Ova
Alabama Lawmakers Would Define Man and Woman Based on Sperm and Ova

Alabama lawmakers are advancing legislation that would strictly define who is considered female and male based on their reproductive systems. Opponents said the...

by Kim Chandler | Feb 21

Culture

Boyfriend of Gay Bestselling Author Bret Easton Ellis Committed to Psych Ward
Boyfriend of Gay Bestselling Author Bret Easton Ellis Committed to Psych Ward

The long-term partner of "American Psycho" author Bret Easton Ellis is receiving care in a psychiatric treatment facility after a "psychotic breakdown." His...

by Kilian Melloy | Today

Review: 'Lie with Me' a Touching Tale of First Love and Memory
Review: 'Lie with Me' a Touching Tale of First Love and Memory

Light, spirited, and yet complex, "Lie with Me" is a mildly intoxicating cinematic refreshment.

by Kilian Melloy | Today

Pride

Did Tennis Star Taylor Fritz Intentionally Like a Homophobic Post?
Did Tennis Star Taylor Fritz Intentionally Like a Homophobic Post?

Tennis star Taylor Fritz has some explaining to do. The world No. 10-ranked player recently found himself in some hot water with sports fans when he appeared to...

by Emell Adolphus | Feb 20

Stonewall National Museum to Collaborate with Artist Ruth Crowe for National Women's Month Exhibit
Stonewall National Museum to Collaborate with Artist Ruth Crowe for National Women's Month Exhibit

The exhibit, entitled "The Journal Project," is a deeply personal project inspired by Crowe's 72+ journals that she has been writing since 1979.

Feb 18

Media

World Of Chocolate @ Union Station, Chicago :: February 9, 2024
World Of Chocolate @ Union Station, Chicago :: February 9, 2024

World of Chocolate returned to Union Station to fundraise for the AIDS Foundation of Chicago. Chocolatiers included Steel City Bakery, Blackout Baking Co. and...

by Jerry Nunn | Feb 10

Blue Jacket Fashion Show @ Moonlight Studios NYC :: February 1, 2024
Blue Jacket Fashion Show @ Moonlight Studios NYC :: February 1, 2024

The Blue Jacket Fashion Show was created to lead a national conversation about men's health and prostate cancer awareness with an emphasis on racial disparities...

by Wilsonmodels | Feb 3