RSSArchive for January, 2012

Creep of the Week: Pope Benedict XVI

By: D’Anne Witkowski*/Special for TRT– You know, whenever I’m in the market for marriage advice, the only person I trust is an unmarried guy in a dress. It also helps if he was also once a Hitler Youth. So you can imagine that whenever Pope Benedict XVI starts dishing out the marriage talk, I am […]

¡Celebra el año del Dragón con una nueva actitud!

¡Celebra el año del Dragón con una nueva actitud!

Por: Wilfred Labiosa*/Columnista de TRT ¡Espero que este nuevo año 2012 haya comenzado bien para todos/as! Pero sé que para muchos/as de nuestros/as lectores/as están pasando por tiempos difíciles. Algunos no tienen trabajos, otros todavía no tienen una ley migratoria justa, estamos batallando una economía injusta y nuestra comunidad LGBT no es reconocida con igualdad […]

Black History Month: Reflecting on the gay black feminist movement

By: Jason Lydon/TRT Columnist– February is Black History Month, a reminder to the dominant culture to lift up the stories and lives of black people. As LGBTQ folks, regardless of whether we experience oppression by racism or if we gain white privilege, February offers a fantastic opportunity to ignite or reignite our flaming selves to […]

Faith, Family, and God: A Q & A about God

By Paul P. Jesep*/TRT Columnist – Does God punish LGBT people? No. God created you. You are holy. God is not self-destructive. God no more sent HIV/AIDS than cancer that inflicts children. Theologians, philosophers, and great thinkers have debated, discussed, and reflected for thousands of years why bad things happen to good people. No one […]

Glenn Close: Actress talks gender-binding role, unexpected bisexual turn & going lesbian – in real life

Glenn Close: Actress talks gender-binding role, unexpected bisexual turn & going lesbian – in real life

By: Chris Azzopardi*/Special for TRT– Man, Glenn Close feels like a woman, but she sure doesn’t look like one in her new gender-bending movie. In Albert Nobbs, the actress – known especially to gay audiences for her role in the 1995 film Serving in Silence: The Margarethe Cammermeyer Story, about a real-life lesbian soldier – […]

Boston Pride’s Human Rights Road Tour parks in Northampton

Boston Pride’s Human Rights Road Tour parks in Northampton

By: Tynan Power/TRT Reporter– Last month, Boston Pride’s new Human Rights & Education Committee made a stop in Northampton on its statewide Community Forum Road Tour. The forum, held at the Unitarian Society of Northampton and Florence, drew LGBT people from around – and beyond – the Pioneer Valley. Attendees came to hear about the […]

New policy to ban discrimination on Sexual Orientation Or Gender Identity in Federal Housing Policy addressed

New policy to ban discrimination on Sexual Orientation Or Gender Identity in Federal Housing Policy addressed

BOSTON, January 31, 2012— Statement by MassEquality Executive Director Kara Suffredini, Esq. on announcement by US Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Shawn Donovan that agency will end anti-LGBT discrimination in federal housing policies: “This decision will make a real, immediate difference for the better in the lives of millions of US residents, including those right here […]

Out! For Reel LGBT Film Series' New Powerhouse Films

Out! For Reel LGBT Film Series’ New Powerhouse Films

On Saturday, February 11, The Lesbian Film Festival, at Wright Hall, Smith College, Northampton will be a one night festival offering a variety of films in two separate shows. The first show, starting at 5:15 pm, will be an encore screening of “Kiss Me”, the new lesbian hit feature film from Sweden. The second show, […]

Cover of the 2011 Official Boston Pride Guide

Advertise | The Official Boston Pride Guide 2012

Advertise in the only Official Boston Pride Guide: Rate Card For the second year in a row, The Rainbow Times has been selected as the official media partner and Pride Guide producer of the largest Pride celebration in New England, Boston Pride. As the official designer & producer, this glossy-covered magazine will be the go-to source […]

Boston Pride Map 2012

Boston Pride Map 2012

VIEW RATE CARD Background: In 2011, our team proudly produced the Official Boston Pride Map, which served as the vehicle to disseminate the critical information of the Boston Pride Parade, Festival and Pride-related events. Boston Pride is nationally known as the largest Pride celebration in all of New England. Based on the popularity of the 2011 Boston Pride Map, and […]

Northampton Pride Guide 2007-2011

Northampton Pride Guide 2007-2011

Since 2007, The Rainbow Times’ team has produced and designed the official Northampton Pride Guide, later to be re-named Noho Pride. In most recent years, The Rainbow Times has been the sole financial contributor and producer of this guide, which has served the greater Northampton area. Reaching over 75K readers each month, the guide’s reach […]

Latino Pride Guide

Latino Pride Guide

Advertise in the Latino Pride Guide: View Rate Card For the past several years, The Rainbow Times has produced the only Latino Pride Guide, an initiative recently acquired by Boston Pride. As the official media partner and guide producer, this bi-lingual supplement is the only one of its kind. As the official designer & producer, this supplement […]

Connecticut Pride Guide 2011

Connecticut Pride Guide 2011

The Connecticut Pride Guide: The Official Connecticut Pride Guide was inserted into The Rainbow Times’ September 1, 2011 edition, reaching an estimated readership of over 65,000. Additionally, guides were available throughout Connecticut Pride events, which brings in thousands of people each year. Ads for this semi-glossy magazine-like publication were offered in full color and black […]

Rainbow RiverFest Guide

Rainbow RiverFest Guide

Rainbow RiverFest Guide:  For the third consecutive year, The Rainbow Times has been named the Official Rainbow RiverFest Guide producer. This semi-glossy mini-tab magazine will be inserted into The Rainbow Times’ September 2012 issue. The Rainbow RiverFest/Pride of Western MA, originally known as Queer Carnevale in 2009, has been the annual fall fundraiser for the LGBT Coalition […]

Fenway Health to honor Barney Frank, Urvashi Vaid

Fenway Health to honor Barney Frank, Urvashi Vaid

By: Chuck Colbert/TRT Reporter- Fenway Health recently announced this year’s recipients of the Congressman Gerry E. Studds Award and the Dr. Susan M. Love Award. Congressman Barney Frank will receive the Studds Award at The Men’s Event on Saturday evening, March 3. Four weeks later, Urvashi Vaid will receive the Love Award at The Women’s […]

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