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MONDAY KICKSTARTER: Trans Student Becomes First in Nation to Win Homecoming Queen, Then Harassed by Hateful Cyber Bullies

Happy Monday. Hope your weekend was great and you’re ready to kick this Monday into high gear. To give you some help, I’ve gathered some […]

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WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Dueling Drag Brunches, Get Your Hair Did For Charity and More

SPOTLIGHT: What sounds better: helping others or helping yourself? It can be a tough question to answer, but what if I said you could do […]

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MONDAY KICKSTARTER: Same-Sex Marriage Movements in New Mexico, Fox Fires Anchor for Anti-Gay Remarks and More

PROGRESS REPORT: Virginia National Guard extends benefits to same-sex couples despite state’s marriage ban Califormia legislature passes trans birth certificate bill Private law firm focusing […]

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LGBT Six-Word Meme-oir of the Day: Casey Donegan From ‘What Not to Wear’

In partnership with SMITH Magazine’s Six-Word Memoir Project, we asked you to submit your queer life stories—succinctly. Every day until we run out, we will present the […]

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MONDAY KICKSTARTER: San Diego Gets Gay Mayor, the Gayest VMA Highlights and More

PROGRESS REPORT: Eric Holder: MLK’s dream now includes lesbians and gays U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer pens letter opposing Russia’s anti-gay ban Same-sex couples marry in […]

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MONDAY KICKSTARTER: McDonalds Urged to Drop Sochi Olympics Sponsorship, Man Fired for Performing in ‘The Producers’ and More

PROGRESS REPORTS: Social Security begins processing retirement claims for same-sex couples Two gay couples issued first-time visas by U.S. embassy in Tel Aviv

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The Mazzoni Center and ActionAIDS Score Big Grants

The Mazzoni Center (MC) and ActionAIDS (AA) were awarded sizable grants this week aimed at funding exciting new ventures for both LGBT-community-serving nonprofits. The Mazzoni […]

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Man Changes Genders Then Switches Back, Claims Amnesia Made Him Do It

I came across this wild story in the New York Post today and had to share. An ABC News editor named Don Ennis has had […]

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Philly’s LGBT Theater Festival Kicks Off Tonight With Sexy Clowns

The third anniversary of GayFest! sees Philly’s sole LGBT theater festival quickly becoming a staple in the city’s yearly event schedule. What started as a […]

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SMIZE QUEEN: Philly Gay Man Makes His Top Model Debut

Crazy-ass Tyra Banks is back with cycle 20 (yes, 20) of America’s Next Top Model. I’m sure you’ll agree that after all these years the […]

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Phreak N’ Queer Kicks Off Tomorrow

The third annual Phreak N’ Queer Arts and Music Festival (PNQ) kicks off tomorrow with a 4-day itinerary of radical-minded concerts, art crawls and readings […]

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TONIGHT: Vigil for Trans Woman Murdered in Strawberry Mansion

GALAEI and the Mazzoni Center are hosting a “Speak Out and Vigil” in Love Park tonight for Diamond, the trans woman also knows as “Mark […]

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Trans Woman Murdered in Strawberry Mansion [UPDATED]

NBC10 Philadelphia is reporting the gruesome story of a transgender woman who was murdered over the weekend in Strawberry Mansion. The report says that the […]

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MONDAY KICKSTARTER: Rugby Star’s Nude Selfies Go Viral, a Big Win for the Trans Community and More

PROGRESS REPORT: Transgender woman wins discrimination case after denied employment by U.S. government PROGRESS IN THE WORKS: Virginia couple files federal suit that challenges state’s […]

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MONDAY KICKSTARTER: Oprah Offers Lindsay Lohan New Docu-Series

PROGRESS REPORT: Economic development official says gay marriage will help Arkansas economy LGBT group finds acceptance at evangelical college Nationwide blood drive rejects U.S. ban […]