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Anti-Gay Laws Equals Higher Rates of Poverty for LGBT People

WASHINGTON, D.C.—A landmark report released today paints a stark picture of the added financial burdens faced by lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) Americans because of anti-LGBT laws at the national, state and local levels. According to the report, these laws contribute to significantly higher rates of poverty among LGBT Americans and create unfair financial […]

Lithgow on his ‘Defiance of Prejudice’ & Humanizing Gay Rights

The World According to John Lithgow, ‘Love Is Strange’ is in theaters now By: Chris Azzopardi*/Special to TRT— There’s a beautiful moment in Ira Sachs’ indie hit Love Is Strange involving two older men—a New York couple, forced to live apart after one of them loses his job, tearfully embraces. Life-changing? No. But that’s the […]

#SpeakOutHIV: 25 Young Gay Men. 25 Inspiring Stories.

MENLO PARK, Cal.—Twenty-five young gay men get real about HIV as part of #SpeakOutHIV, a campaign from Greater Than AIDS. The group is encouraging people to break the silence around HIV on social media in the two weeks between National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (September 27) and National Coming Out Day (October 11). Anchored […]

7 Gay-Friendly Fall Getaway Destinations: Easy on the Wallet

By: Mikey Rox*/Special to TRT— Summer just bid us adieu, but that’s no reason to put your luggage away. There are lots of great LGBT-friendly destinations to consider this fall, many of which are more affordable than they were just a month ago. What new adventures should be on your itinerary? Peep my picks below, […]

Healey: The Clear Choice to Uphold LGBT Rights

By: Christine Nicco/TRT Reporter— In the final stretch on the eve of the Massachusetts primary race for Attorney General, what you say and what you mean counts, especially in this highly contested election. In the final NECN televised debate, the candidates, Assistant District Attorney Maura Healey and former State Rep. and Senator Warren Tolman, shared their […]

Local Musical Parodies Westboro Baptist Church to Fight Hate with Laughter

By: Lauren Walleser/TRT Assistant Editor— BOSTON, Mass.—With songs like “Raise Up Your Sign,” “Get Gay for God” and “The Truth of Love,” the new musical comedy “God  Hates Musicals” parodies the Westboro Baptist Church (WBC), a Kansas-based congregation widely described as a hate group and monitored as such by the Anti-Defamation League and Southern Poverty Law […]