Leonard Matlovich Tombstone “The headstone belonging to a gay Vietnam veteran still today remains a poignant reminder of the homophobia faced by the LGBTQ+ community on a daily basis. He arranged for his own burial at Congressional Cemetery, and designed his tombstone which reads: “A Gay Vietnam Veteran. When I was in the military, they… Read More
“The LGBT Community Center of New York City, with support from Google.org, has worked to preserve LGBTQ+ history for future generations…” Read More
To understand how LGBTQ rights vary around the world, Business Insider created a set of maps that visualize where gay marriage is legalized and where gay people can still be put to death, among other things. Read More
“In his new photo book, The AIDS Activist Project Bill Bytsura showcases 18 activists from around the globe, photographed over two decades, and including members of ACT UP (The AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power) chapters from the United States and Europe.” – David Toussaint, Dec. 1, 2018 queerty.com queerty.com: PHOTOS: A loving look back at the early ACT UP heroes… Read More
Baseless accusations of LGBT activists supporting the acceptance of pedophilia as a sexual orientation have resurfaced thanks to far-right trolls and internet conspiracists. The latest push of the false narrative came from actor and prominent conservative James Woods, who frequently uses his Twitter account to spread falsehoods. AH Comments: James Woods? Now that he’s… Read More
One of the women said she and her wife were told by an officer to “walk away.” huffingtonpost.com: Oregon Man Blasts Lesbian Couple In Hateful Rant Caught On Video | HuffPost …young man physically threatening and hurling homophobic epithets at a married same-sex couple in Portland, Oregon.
The US is far from the only country to recognize Pride. Worldwide, cities aim to highlight issues facing their queer communities through Pride celebrations throughout the year. Here’s how cities around the world have recognized Pride so far in 2018. See much more at businessinsider.com: LGBTQ Pride 2018: Photos of cities celebrating – Business Insider
HRC staff, members and supporters are fanning out across the country to support voter registration efforts, phone banking, candidate events, grassroots advocacy trainings, and step up visibility and outreach at LGBTQ Pride parades, festivals and other events. The Summer of Action will also intensify HRC’s already-unprecedented grassroots effort to engage equality-minded voters in key states… Read More
Let’s skip the usual donations to big political orgs and focus on some other … lgbtqnation.com: 5 causes you should support during pride season if you want to make a real difference / LGBTQ Nation
Premiere May 11, 2018 “Anything” has taken pre-release heat over Bomer’s casting. huffingtonpost.com: The Trailer For Matt Bomer’s Controversial Transgender Movie Is Here | HuffPost Mark Ruffalo, who starred opposite Bomer in “The Normal Heart” and is an executive producer of “Anything,” said he understood the trans community’s concerns after the controversy arose.