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Fenway Health Men's Event and Women's Dinner Party announces event chairs

Fenway Health Men’s Event and Women’s Dinner Party announces event chairs

This year, the Men’s Event co-chairs are Jeff Dugan, Scott Kearnan, and David Zimmerman. The Women’s Dinner Party co-chairs are Theresa Murray, Gina Savageau and Aimee Van Wagenen. Each year, Fenway Health celebrates with the LGBT community through their Men’s Event and Women’s Dinner Party. These events give attendees a chance to mingle, laugh, and […]

Mikey Rox’s Ultimate Guide to Gay Gift Giving

Mikey Rox’s Ultimate Guide to Gay Gift Giving

By: Mikey Rox/TRT Special What do you get a gay who has everything? Take your pick from these ideas, perfect for LGBT homebodies, adventurers, activists and more. Nobis Outerwear  They say that heat escapes the head faster than any other part of the body, which is why it’s good advice to wrap it up when […]

Out of Town: Winter Adventures of Vail and Beaver Creek

Out of Town: Winter Adventures of Vail and Beaver Creek

By: Andrew Collins/TRT Special Colorado’s most famous gay ski weeks are held in Aspen and Telluride, in mid-January and late February respectively, but over the past few years, Vail Gay Ski Week (http://vailgayskiweek.com) has begun drawing serious crowds. The gathering takes place in late March and includes the usual mix of fun on the slopes […]

Pregúntale a Lambda Legal – ¿Qué hacer después de “No Preguntes, No Digas?”

Dec. 1, 2011 Por: Peter Renn/Abogado, Lambda Legal Yo era parte de las fuerzas armadas de EE. UU. y fui despedido según la ley anti-gay “No Preguntes No Digas” (NPND). ¿Ahora que la ley ha sido revocada, puedo regresar? ¿Qué puedo hacer acerca del estatus de mi despedida? Primero, gracias por tu servicio a los […]

Ask Lambda Legal – Options after Don’t Ask Don’t Tell

Dec. 1, 2011 By: Peter Renn/Staff Attorney for Lambda Legal Dear Ask Lambda Legal, I’m a former U.S. service member who was discharged under “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.” Now that the law has been repealed, can I re-enlist?  What can I do about my discharge status? First, I’d like to thank you for your service […]

GLAD continues legal offensive against DOMA

Nov. 2, 2011 By: Chuck Colbert/TRT Reporter Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders filed a brief on Thursday, Oct. 28 in the First Circuit Court of Appeals in Boston, a legal step that moves a constitutional challenge to the federal Defense of Marriage Act closer to a hearing date. Oral arguments are expected sometime in […]

In remembering 9/11, also acknowledge those continuing to suffer in an ongoing war

September 7, 2011 By: Jason Lydon/TRT Columnist Sept. 11, 2011, marks 10 years after the plane hijackings that were seen around the world. Many of us watched on our televisions as the World Trade Center buildings crumbled to the ground and parts of the Pentagon building were severely damaged. Thousands of people died that day […]

SLDN asks Defense Secretary for non-discrimination policy, benefits for gay service members

By: Chuck Colbert/TRT Reporter August 16, 2011 The Servicemembers Legal Defense Network has asked Defense Secretary Leon Panetta to adopt a policy of nondiscrimination based on sexual orientation and to do more to bring about changes in benefits for gay men and lesbians serving in armed forces. The request came in an August 11 letter […]