Post Tagged with: "LGBTQ"

World’s Longest Running Festival For Queer Women Celebrates Female Empowerment Like No Other

World’s Longest Running Festival For Queer Women Celebrates Female Empowerment Like No Other

If you haven’t heard of The Dinah Shore, it’s time to get familiar because you are 28 years behind! 2018 marks the 28th anniversary of what is considered the world’s […]

January 30, 2018 ×
How Against Me! Singer Laura Jane Grace Uses Her Platform To Advocate For The Trans Community

How Against Me! Singer Laura Jane Grace Uses Her Platform To Advocate For The Trans Community

By Chelsy Ranard Against Me!, a punk band from Gainesville, Florida, was formed in 1997 by singer and guitarist Laura Jane Grace. However, prior to 2012, the Against Me! frontwoman […]

December 6, 2017 ×
LGBTQ Short Film Drama “Stay Here” – A Story About Infidelity With An Unexpected Ending

LGBTQ Short Film Drama “Stay Here” – A Story About Infidelity With An Unexpected Ending

With the stream of stories coming out from Hollywood about sexual assault, rape, harassment, intimidation and abuse, it’s clear that these issues have also been yet another barrier in women’s […]

November 30, 2017 ×
As Allies, It’s Important To Know We’re Not Owed Answers. Our Job Is Simply To Listen

As Allies, It’s Important To Know We’re Not Owed Answers. Our Job Is Simply To Listen

By Liz Greene I recently stumbled upon this amazing article from Peter, chair of financial company Earnest’s resource group for LGBTQ employees, Queernies. It was one of those fantastic pieces […]

November 2, 2017 ×
The Return Of ‘Will & Grace’ Is Exactly The Type Of Woke Sitcom We Need In Trump’s America

The Return Of ‘Will & Grace’ Is Exactly The Type Of Woke Sitcom We Need In Trump’s America

They’re baaaack! Yep, the popular 90’s sitcom ‘Will & Grace’ has returned to TV screens and it literally could not have happened at a more appropriate moment in time. We […]

October 6, 2017 ×
Indian Supreme Court Ruling Protects LGBTQ Community’s Freedom To Express Sexual Orientation

Indian Supreme Court Ruling Protects LGBTQ Community’s Freedom To Express Sexual Orientation

While the Trump administration here in the United States has been busy attacking the LGBTQ community by announcing they will kick transgender members out of the military, over in India, […]

September 14, 2017 ×
Artist AZRA Reflects On The Meaning Of “Freedom” After Wrapping Up Her Pride Festivals Tour

Artist AZRA Reflects On The Meaning Of “Freedom” After Wrapping Up Her Pride Festivals Tour

By AZRA Freedom, as Webster dictionary would define as the power or right to act, speak, or think as one wants without hindrance or restraint. Ok, great. But really, if […]

July 20, 2017 ×
FEMINIST FRIDAY: Jessica Williams’ New Netflix Film & An Intergenerational LGBTQ Web Series

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Jessica Williams’ New Netflix Film & An Intergenerational LGBTQ Web Series

Welcome to another edition of Feminist Friday! Our weekly series where we get to share a handful of videos we are loving right now. This week’s offering is an intersectional […]

July 7, 2017 ×
The Need For More Dialog About Barriers LGBTQ Couples Face When Trying To Conceive

The Need For More Dialog About Barriers LGBTQ Couples Face When Trying To Conceive

By Chelsy Ranard It wasn’t that long ago that same-sex marriage became federally legalized in the United States – just two years ago, gay and lesbian couples could be legally […]

June 9, 2017 ×
Taiwan Is The First Country In Asia To Officially Recognize Same-Sex Marriage In New Court Case

Taiwan Is The First Country In Asia To Officially Recognize Same-Sex Marriage In New Court Case

It’s crazy to think how almost two whole years have passed since the US Supreme Court ruled in favor of same-sex marriage across America. It shows how important the fight […]

May 29, 2017 ×
Actress Jane Lynch On Defying Hollywood’s Default Gender Roles & The On-Screen LGBTQ Revolution

Actress Jane Lynch On Defying Hollywood’s Default Gender Roles & The On-Screen LGBTQ Revolution

You may be familiar with her character Sue Sylvester from the hit TV show ‘Glee’ which ran from 2009 -2015. She was the snippy, heartless, I-mean-business sports coach who most […]

May 16, 2017 ×
How A Lesbian Chat Room Helped Me Not Be Ashamed Of Coming Out & Embracing My Sexuality

How A Lesbian Chat Room Helped Me Not Be Ashamed Of Coming Out & Embracing My Sexuality

For the purpose of this article, names have been changed to protect the identities of those involved. The internet is an unforgiving place, especially when you’re a young girl who […]

April 21, 2017 ×
I’ve Decided To Stay In The Closet During The Trump Administration. Here’s Why…

I’ve Decided To Stay In The Closet During The Trump Administration. Here’s Why…

By Nico Morgan Over the weekend, I moved into my first new apartment. My girlfriend was there the entire time by my side, helping me haul boxes to and from. […]

April 17, 2017 ×
China Takes A Huge Step Forward By Passing Its First Anti Domestic Violence Law

China Takes A Huge Step Forward By Passing Its First Anti Domestic Violence Law

In April 2015, five Chinese feminist activists gained the attention of global media headlines for their arrest after protesting against domestic violence issues in the country. It caused a major […]

January 15, 2016 ×
The Truth About Lesbian Relationships That Hollywood Won’t Tell You, But This Dr. Will

The Truth About Lesbian Relationships That Hollywood Won’t Tell You, But This Dr. Will

When we look at how far we have progressed in the West when it comes to LGBTQ rights and equality issues, it’s easy to think we are making great strides. […]

November 27, 2015 ×