Thursday, April 17, 2014

GLBT News Headlines (T8T-6)

http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnc/20140414/73103PITTSBURGH, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The difference between a same-sex couple getting married and taking specific pro-active steps, and not getting married and not taking these pro-active steps can be the difference b etween running out of money and having $1.4 million during...


CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Award winning activist Joey Kirkman and co-author J.D. Shapiro are proud to announce the release of Bedtime Bible Stories-EXPLICIT!  a true, though sometimes comedic take that exposes the ugly side of the Bible.  Stamped with a...
PHILADELPHIA, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mazzoni Center is proud to announce that its annual celebration and fundraiser, Elixir: the Cure for the Common Gala, will take place on Saturday, May 17 at the Wells Fargo Bank and Museum (123 S. Broad Street) from 7:00-10:00 P.M.,...


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Ingraham has often used inflammatory language in discussing LGBT rights, among many other issues.

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Vice President Joe Biden's marriage equality endorsement in 2012 was no trial balloon, but it forced the president to take a pro-equality stand, says the new book Forcing the Spring.

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A transgender woman alleges that an Illinois doctor wouldn't treat her after learning about her desire to pursue hormone replacement therapy.

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Ingraham has often used inflammatory language in discussing LGBT rights, among many other issues.

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Vice President Joe Biden's marriage equality endorsement in 2012 was no trial balloon, but it forced the president to take a pro-equality stand, says the new book Forcing the Spring.

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A transgender woman alleges that an Illinois doctor wouldn't treat her after learning about her desire to pursue hormone replacement therapy.

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A transgender school board candidate picked up early backing this week from San Francisco’s progressive LGBT political club. Jamie Rafaela Wolfe, who lost her first bid for a school board seat in 2010, is again seeking to join the San Francisco Unified School District Board of Education this fall. She won an early endorsement Tuesday […]
Castro business leaders elected a new president and board at their monthly meeting this morning and thanked former president Terry Asten Bennett for her two years of service in the position. As expected, the Castro Merchants group in San Francisco’s gay neighborhood elected Mudpuppy’s Tub and Scrub Dog Wash and Grooming co-owner Daniel Bergerac as […]
A transgender school board candidate picked up early backing this week from San Francisco’s progressive LGBT political club. Jamie Rafaela Wolfe, who lost her first bid for a school board seat in 2010, is again seeking to join the San Francisco Unified School District Board of Education this fall. She won an early endorsement Tuesday […]
Legislation designed to cut HIV transmissions by allowing California pharmacists to sell syringes over the counter to adults passed the state Assembly Thursday, April 10 and is headed to the Senate. Assembly Bill 1743, authored by Assemblyman Phil Ting (D-San Francisco), would permanently give pharmacists the choice to sell syringes to adults without prescription if […]
The long awaited Harvey Milk stamp will receive a White House debut May 22. The U.S. Postal Service made the announcement this afternoon, Friday, April 11, confirming a report in the Bay Area Reporter last month. In a press release, the postal service said the stamp image will be previewed at a later date and […]
San Francisco District Attorney George Gascón honored gay police Inspector Len Broberg Thursday (April 10) for his work on an attempted murder case that ended in August with two gang members being sent to prison for the next few decades. Gascón recognized Broberg, a veteran member of the San Francisco Police Department’s Gang Task Force, […]
A Castro group has released a list of proposed history facts to be etched into the newly expanded sidewalks in the heart of the city’s gay neighborhood. They trace the area’s start as a settlement for Native Americans in the late 1770s through the arrival of Mexican and European settlers in the 1800s and 1900s. […]
City planners expect to re-open expanded sidewalks in San Francisco’s gay Castro district by mid June, well ahead of the early October completion date for the project. The new sidewalks will likely be ready for pedestrian use on June 17, and the area’s Castro Merchants group is planning to host a sidewalk sale Saturday, June […]
Castro business leaders elected a new president and board at their monthly meeting this morning and thanked former president Terry Asten Bennett for her two years of service in the position. As expected, the Castro Merchants group in San Francisco’s gay neighborhood elected Mudpuppy’s Tub and Scrub Dog Wash and Grooming co-owner Daniel Bergerac as […]
A new bar featuring classic arcade games is headed to San Francisco’s gay Castro district. The owner of upper Market Street bar Blackbird, Shawn Vergara, and Tiffny Vergara Chung, who is the business manager at Blackbird, are behind the new establishment. Dubbed “Project 22″ for now, due to its location in the new mixed-used development […]
A 68-year-old man was attacked and robbed in San Francisco’s gay Castro neighborhood early Thursday morning (April 3), police reported. The incident occurred at 2 a.m. at 18th and Castro streets. The suspect, described only as a black male age 30 to 35, approached the victim from behind, punched him in the face, and stole […]
Gay Oakland resident Richard Fuentes announced Thursday (April 3) that he is running for a seat on the Peralta Community College Board of Trustees. The Area 7 Peralta seat is open, as current trustee, Abel Guillen, who identifies as two-spirit, has announced he will be running for the District 2 Oakland City Council seat. Voters […]

A federal judge has ruled that the state of Ohio must recognize gay marriages legally performed in states that have legalized same sex unions. According to the Associated Press: Judge Timothy Black ruled that refusing to recognize gay marriage is a violation of constitutional rights and “unenforceable in all circumstances.” “The record before this court […]

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Brian Epstein, the man who brought the Beatles to the world, was gay when it was a felony to be so in the U.K., Jewish in an anti-Semitic time, and from Liverpool when it was just a dingy port town. The Fifth Beatle (Vivek J. Tiwary, writer, Andrew C. Robinson and Kyle Baker, artists) is […]

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This play is, without a doubt, a masterpiece of the American theatre, and director Kenny Leon has given a solid,olid, understated account of it. Set on Chicago’s South Side in the 1950s, A Raisin in the Sun follows the conflicting dreams among three generations of the Younger family: son Walter Lee (Denzel Washington), his wife […]

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In Terrence McNally’s often funny, always thoughtful new play Mothers and Sons, mother Katherine (Tyne Daly) pays an unexpected visit to the New York apartment of her late son’s ex-partner Cal (Frederick Weller), who is now married to another man, Will (Bobby Steggart) and has a young son. She has something of her son’s to […]

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Wednesday, April 16, 2014

GLBT News Headlines (T8T-6)

http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnc/20140414/73103PITTSBURGH, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The difference between a same-sex couple getting married and taking specific pro-active steps, and not getting married and not taking these pro-active steps can be the difference between running out of money and having $1.4 million during...


CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Award winning activist Joey Kirkman and co-author J.D. Shapiro are proud to announce the release of Bedtime Bible Stories-EXPLICIT!  a true, though sometimes comedic take that exposes the ugly side of the Bible.  Stamped with a...
PHILADELPHIA, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mazzoni Center is proud to announce that its annual celebration and fundraiser, Elixir: the Cure for the Common Gala, will take place on Saturday, May 17 at the Wells Fargo Bank and Museum (123 S. Broad Street) from 7:00-10:00 P.M.,...
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(Urbana, IL, April 16, 2014) â€" Yesterday, in the United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois, Urbana Division, Lambda Legal filed a lawsuit on behalf of Naya Taylor, a transgender womandenied medical care after she requested hormone replacement therapy.

Court decisions that favor a heterosexual parent over a gay or lesbian parent in a custody dispute often do not consider important social science research on parenting by gay and lesbian individuals, according to a new review. Previous research shows that gay and lesbian individuals are as effective in parenting as heterosexuals, and that children raised by gay or lesbian parents are as well ...
David Catania would become the city’s first openly gay mayor, but some activists are putting party first.
Employees of the Principal Financial Group® have a message for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender youth: “It gets better.” The employees share their personal stories in a new video posted on the It Gets Better ProjectTM website and at www.principal.com/GLBTA.
Longtime Southern Baptist something-or-other Richard Land is filling in this week for Tony Perkins on the Family Research Council's daily talk show. As you will hear in this clip, he is keeping the rabidly anti-gay myths alive while the boss...
The Lansing Board of Water and Light in Lansing, Michigan, was planning on running a Duck Dynasty lookalike contest. However, once a local customer wrote to tell the board about Phil Robertson's disturbing comments equating homosexuality with bestiality, the folks...
This afternoon, self-proclaimed bisexual Robert Oscar Lopez took his "gay parents are child abusers" shtick to the most incendiary forum in America: Game over, ROL. With this, all credibility is gone. Forever. Out the door. You are an anti-gay activist...
There are many topics to which the Southern Baptist Convention's Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission could dedicate its national conference. But why tackle any of the actual social ills that truly harm the world when you can instead spend the...
Here's another graphic the pro-discrimination, Catholic-driven, poll-bleeding special interest group the National Organization For Marriage is using to support its forthcoming march in support of inequality: Millennials are in fact for more marriage, which is why every single poll shows...
Having been in and around conversations with people who had varying degrees of separation from the administration, the year or so leading up to President Obama's public stating of support for marriage equality remains one of the most fascinating times...
Whenever Texas' marriage debate comes back in the spotlight, as it did earlier this year, Jonathan Saenz is the one man who the local media outlets bring on air and in print to represent the opposition. And of course Jonathan,...


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