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MassEquality, Others on Mayor Thomas Menino's Passing

MassEquality, Others on Mayor Thomas Menino’s Passing

  BOSTON, Mass.—In response to the passing of former Boston Mayor Thomas Menino, K.C. Coredini, executive director of MassEquality, issued the following statement: “Mayor Tom Menino was one of the original LGBTQ champions. He wanted his legacy to be inclusion, and he succeeded. The MassEquality family sends its love and gratitude to his wife, Angela, […]

HBGC to Honor National LGBTQ Advocates, Local Organization at 5th Annual Gala

HBGC to Honor National LGBTQ Advocates, Local Organization at 5th Annual Gala

Event marks five years of the organization working to empower Black and Latin@ LGBTQ communities in Greater Boston  BOSTON, Mass.—The Hispanic Black Gay Coalition (HBGC) will host its annual gala and soiree on Saturday, November 15, from 7:30 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. at the Courtyard Marriott located at 275 Tremont Street in Boston, MA. The community-oriented […]

Op-Ed: With Friends Like Baker & Polito, Who Needs Enemies?

Op-Ed: With Friends Like Baker & Polito, Who Needs Enemies?

By: KC Coredini*— We’ve come a long way on LGBTQ issues in Massachusetts. This year, we’ve celebrated 10 years of marriage equality, and we’ve watched as now two-thirds of the country has followed our lead. We’ve celebrated the passage of a hard-won update to our state’s landmark anti-bullying law, which strengthens protections for LGBTQ youth. […]

Elton John AIDS Foundation Awards Major Grant to HRC & The Fenway Institute

Elton John AIDS Foundation Awards Major Grant to HRC & The Fenway Institute

At the October 25 Annual Human Rights Campaign (HRC) National Dinner, Sir Elton John and his partner David Furnish announced that the Elton John AIDS Foundation has awarded a $300,000 grant to HRC’s Foundation to increase awareness of HIV prevention, treatment and care among LGBT people—with a specific focus on young gay and bisexual men […]

Gay Men Say that HIV is a Top Health Issue, but Few Get Tested Regularly

Gay Men Say that HIV is a Top Health Issue, but Few Get Tested Regularly

By: Eric Brus*— More than half (52%) of U.S. men who identify as gay or bisexual consider HIV/AIDS to be the most important health issue for their community, according to a new report from the Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF). The 35-page report summarizes findings from a nationally representative survey of 431 men identifying as gay […]

Baker Endorses Right-Wing, Anti-Choice, Anti-Worker & Anti-Immigrant Rep.

Baker Endorses Right-Wing, Anti-Choice, Anti-Worker & Anti-Immigrant Rep.

Not On Public Schedule, Baker Endorses Self-Described “Right-Wing Nut-Job” Too Extreme For Bill Weld BOSTON, Mass.—In an event omitted from his public weekend schedule, Republican Charlie Baker traveled to Milford yesterday evening to endorse right-wing State Rep. Ryan Fattman, a legislator best known for his votes against the buffer zone law and his 2011 quote […]

Local Orgs. Collaborate on Events for Trans Awareness Month

Local Orgs. Collaborate on Events for Trans Awareness Month

BOSTON, Mass.—November is Transgender Awareness Month. This is a time for individuals and communities to celebrate the diversity of the transgender community, acknowledge the meaningful contributions of transgender people, and raise awareness to the challenges transgender individuals still face for feeling safe and protected in their communities. This year, Body Image 4 Justice, the Hispanic […]

TRT Proudly Endorses Seth Moulton for Congress

TRT Proudly Endorses Seth Moulton for Congress

By: TRT Editorial Team— Democrat Seth Moulton, has been on our radar since he won an upset primary victory against nine-term incumbent John F. Tierney in the run to represent Massachusetts 6th Congressional District. A story by The Boston Globe characterizes Moulton as humble when it comes to referring to his acts of military heroism—underplaying a […]