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The LGBT Guide to Election Night 2012, Hour by Hour

The LGBT Guide to Election Night 2012, Hour by Hour

By Lisa Keen/Keen News Service– It’s a close race for the White House, a close race for Tammy Baldwin’s bid to the U.S. Senate, five unpredictable outcomes on marriage related votes, and an openly gay caucus in Congress that could total either three or six by the end of the evening. The stakes and the […]

News from Your Gayborhood: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

News from Your Gayborhood: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

By: Emily Scagel/TRT Assistant Editor– Boston, MA MassEquality urges team to make pro-LGBT video Following a homophobic tweet from New England Patriots linebacker Brandon Spikes, MassEquality has called upon the Patriots to make an “It Gets Better” video. Spikes, when confronted about the remark, tried to claim it as a joke. In response, MassEquality stated […]

Deep Inside Hollywood: Jodie Foster, Tyra Banks, Gregg Araki, Casey Wilson

Deep Inside Hollywood: Jodie Foster, Tyra Banks, Gregg Araki, Casey Wilson

By: Romeo San Vicente*/Special for TRT– Jodie Foster to direct money monster Jodie Foster’s next turn behind the camera – her fourth as director – is called Money Monster and it already sounds tailor-made to star the Oscar-winner herself. The story involves a financial advice-giving TV personality who, after delivering a series of bad tips, is taken […]

InterPride Annual World Conference a Success, Hosted by Boston Pride

InterPride Annual World Conference a Success, Hosted by Boston Pride

By: Emily Scagel/TRT Assistant Editor– Thirty years ago, Pride coordinators created InterPride to increase outreach and effect positive change through networking, collaboration and education within Pride groups. Since then, InterPride has held Annual World Conferences to accomplish this mission. Boston Pride, the host committee for the 2012 InterPride Annual General Meeting, AGM, wanted to bring […]

Thanksgiving: Remembering Colonialism, Genocide & the Truth About the Holiday Legacy

Thanksgiving: Remembering Colonialism, Genocide & the Truth About the Holiday Legacy

By: Jason Lydon*/TRT Columnist– November sees the end of the election season and the beginning of the winter holidays. This is when we trade debates on television for debates over shared meals. We trade candidate ads for commercials convincing us to rack up credit card debt buying presents. Of course, we also trade Halloween candy […]

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How Race Could Affect This Election

By: Nicole Lashomb*/TRT Editor-in-Chief– If you’re anything like me, you may be experiencing some anxiety this election cycle—severe anxiety. I’ve always been a news junkie. But now, every day, all day, I’ve found myself checking various news outlets for the latest polls and the latest zingers by political candidates to a point of no return. […]

Pregúntale a Lambda Legal – Donativos de Sangre Gay

Pregúntale a Lambda Legal – Donativos de Sangre Gay

Por: Scott Schoettes/Director del Proyecto de VIH para Lambda Legal– Estimado Lambda Legal, P. Yo soy un hombre gay y por mucho tiempo he querido donar sangre. ¿Escuche que podría cambiar la política sobre los donativos de sangre por hombres gays, es verdad? R. Desde 1983, se ha prohibido que hombres gay donen sangre – de hecho, la política dice que si eres […]

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Transgender Day of Remembrance: Why Do We Die?

By: Deja Nicole Greenlaw*/TRT Columnist– It is November, and to a transperson, our thoughts turn to the annual Transgender Day of Remembrance. This is the day when we pay homage to all of those transgenders who have died because of who they are. In this particular column, I will explore two of the causes of […]