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Fenway Health & Butterfly Music Host Panel Discussion on Transgender Vocal Health

Fenway Health & Butterfly Music Host Panel Discussion on Transgender Vocal Health

Fenway Health and Butterfly Music will be conducting a panel discussion on caring for the transgender voice for speaking and singing on Saturday, April 11th, 2015 from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. Transgender vocal health is a new and neglected area of study and practice. Butterfly Music’s Transgender Chorus is pioneering the creation of a community […]

Mommy Queerest: A Mother-Daughter Coming Out Story

Mommy Queerest: A Mother-Daughter Coming Out Story

BOSTON—The Theater Offensive, whose mission is to present the diversity of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender lives in art so bold it breaks through personal isolation, challenges the status quo and builds thriving communities, will present queer Filipina artist Kat Evasco’s Mommy Queerest, April 9-17 at Club Café in Boston. “I first met Kat at the […]

Wicked! An Interview with Stephen Schwartz

Wicked! An Interview with Stephen Schwartz

With Wicked Awesome, the Boston Gay Men’s Chorus will celebrate the music of one of the most influential contemporary Broadway composers ever to sit down at a piano: Stephen Schwartz. Even better, the man behind the music of Broadway blockbusters (and Tony winners) Godspell, Pippin, and Wicked will join the chorus onstage to sing a […]

Legal Teams Submit Proposal to U.S. Supreme Court Regarding Oral Argument in Marriage Cases

Legal Teams Submit Proposal to U.S. Supreme Court Regarding Oral Argument in Marriage Cases

WASHINGTON, DC—Today counsel representing all plaintiffs from the Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio and Tennessee marriage lawsuits submitted a proposal to the U.S. Supreme Court requesting that argument time be divided equally among the cases from the four states. The Court previously allocated 45 minutes each to petitioners and respondents to Question 1 (“Does the Fourteenth Amendment […]

Breaking: "Wacko" Hurley Steps Down from AWVC

Breaking: “Wacko” Hurley Steps Down from AWVC

BOSTON, Mass.—John J. “Wacko” Hurley, the reason why equality was not a part of the South Boston St. Patrick’s Parade, has stepped down, according to a report from the Dorchester Reporter. Hurley often had the last word as to who would march in the Parade or not. The 84-year-old veteran has been well known by both […]

SCOTUS Asked to Hear Medical Care Case for Transgender Inmate

SCOTUS Asked to Hear Medical Care Case for Transgender Inmate

Petition Asserts First Circuit Disregarded its Proper Role Lawyers today petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court to hear an appeal on behalf of Michelle Kosilek, a transgender woman who has been denied essential health care while serving a prison sentence in the custody of the Massachusetts Department of Correction (DOC). The DOC has denied Kosilek gender […]

St. Patrick's Parade: Paying Homage to VFP, Gay Inclusion

St. Patrick’s Parade: Paying Homage to VFP, Gay Inclusion

By: Christine Nicco*/TRT Reporter— OUTVETS and Boston Pride’s participation in the less exclusive South Boston St. Patrick’s Day Parade, organized by the Allied War Veterans Council, AWVC, is a move towards inclusivity, as reported by most media in and around Boston, Mass. However, little fanfare has been attributed to the organization serving as the probable […]

Fenway Health: Dr.  Judith B. Bradford to Receive the Susan M. Love Award

Fenway Health: Dr. Judith B. Bradford to Receive the Susan M. Love Award

BOSTON, Mass.—Fenway Health’s “The Women’s Dinner Party” is New England’s largest annual fundraiser night on the town for lesbian and bi women, trans people, and allies. More than 1,000 people come together to raise over $500,000 in support of the life-saving programs and services at Fenway Health. This year, Fenway Health will present Judith B. Bradford, […]