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‘Kinky Boots’ star Billy Porter on Being Black & Gay and Forgiveness

By: Chris Azzopardi*/Special to TRT— For his first solo album since becoming “Tony and Grammy award winner Billy Porter,” Broadway’s kinkiest drag queen is taking off the corset and stepping out of those iconic heels. With Billy’s Back on Broadway, the Pittsburgh-born crooner continues to honor his passion for musical theater, taking on songs made […]

Candidates Speak to LGBT Community at Gubernatorial Forum

Anti-gay Lively animates discussion By: Chuck Colbert /TRT Reporter— For the past seven years LGBT people in Massachusetts have enjoyed support for gay rights from the corner office on Beacon Hill. Recently, an advocate from the state’s leading LGBT rights group took note of Governor Deval Patrick’s unbridled enthusiasm in advancing “our” community’s gains in […]

Coakley Unveils Plan to Support LGBTQ Community

Focus On Youth, Bullying Prevention, Public Health BOSTON, Mass.—Attorney General Martha Coakley, a candidate for Governor of Massachusetts, called for greater efforts to better the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered, queer and questioning (LGBTQ) residents of the Commonwealth through a detailed action plan involving improving public health in the LGBTQ community, caring for LGBTQ […]

Creep of the Week: Anti-Gay & Anti-Women Hobby Lobby

By: D’Anne Witkowski*/Special to TRT— It’s really amazing that in 2014 Americans are still fighting over birth control. As in whether or not contraception makes Jesus cry, and whether or not health insurance policies should be beholden to His tears. It’s also amazing that in 2014 gay and lesbian couples still don’t have the legal […]

Fenway: Health Risks of LGBs Not Well Documented

By: Lisa Keen/Keen News Service— A report released March 27 by the Boston-based Fenway Institute has found important health-related risks within the LGB community that are not well-documented or well-known and not addressed by prevention and treatment programs. Many studies have shown that gay men have a higher risk of HIV infection and that LGBT […]

Fenway Health Nets $500k+ at 23rd Annual Women’s Dinner Party

Click here for complete photo coverage By: Chuck Colbert/TRT Reporter— BOSTON, Mass.—“You are the happiest crowd I’ve ever seen,” comedian and emcee Kate Clinton told more than 1,100 attendees at the 23rd annual Women’s Dinner Party, one of Fenway Health’s signature fundraisers and one of the LGBT community’s largest affairs in New England. “Are you […]

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