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My Daughter’s Army: Greg Hogben's Book on the Blatant & Subtle Oppression of Women, Gay Rights

My Daughter’s Army: Greg Hogben’s Book on the Blatant & Subtle Oppression of Women, Gay Rights

The feminist author on gender equality, his love for Malala Yousafzai and Emma Watson By: Gricel M. Ocasio/TRT Publisher— The story and the man go hand-in-hand, as depicted on the cover of Greg Hogben’s most recent book, “My Daughter’s Army.” The British author, who holds a commanding Twitter presence, is as effective in this book, as […]

The Welcoming Committee's New Project Supports Inclusivity, Respect for LGBTQs

The Welcoming Committee’s New Project Supports Inclusivity, Respect for LGBTQs

By: Mike Givens/TRT Assistant Editor— While living in Philadelphia, Joshua Durando felt a bit restless and decided to mix up his social life. Having volunteered to blog about a Guerilla Queer Bar (GQB) event for PhillyGayCalendar.com, he went with a few friends and said he enjoyed himself. The premise of GQB gatherings was simple: on […]

Jillian Michaels Sets the Record Straight

Jillian Michaels Sets the Record Straight

Reality star on reclaiming gay slurs, how Madonna helped her come out and her message to LGBT people who think she should marry By: Chris Azzopardi*/Special to TRT— The “shred” will put you through the sweat fires of hell, but despite her extreme workouts, Jillian Michaels wants you to know she is no monster. To […]

Orange Star Dascha Polanco Talks LGBT & Being a Minority

Orange Star Dascha Polanco Talks LGBT & Being a Minority

Actress on being a Hollywood minority, breaking the ‘stigma’ and why Joy will resonate with the LGBT community By: Chris Azzopardi*/Special to TRT— Dascha Polanco: “I want you to smell me.” Chris Azzopardi: It’s not your typical conversation starter, sure, but Orange Is the New Black star Dascha Polanco does smell nice, like fresh flowers. […]

2015 In Queer Entertainment: It’s a Trans, Trans, Trans World

2015 In Queer Entertainment: It’s a Trans, Trans, Trans World

By Romeo San Vicente—  There was a time in LGBT media stories when the G dominated the conversation. We love gay men, of course, and their stories are in no danger of extinction. But we also longed for more movies and TV shows about the L, the B, and the T, for narratives we weren’t […]

The OutField: Chris Burns Blazes a New Path

The OutField: Chris Burns Blazes a New Path

By: Dan Woog*/Special to TRT— Growing up in Merrimack, New Hampshire, Chris Burns’ life revolved around basketball. He’d played it since age 6, and loved the team camaraderie, individuality, creativity and freedom of the sport. But then he was cut from his middle school team. Just 4-feet-11-inches in ninth grade, he scrapped his way onto […]

This Light of Ours: Judith Light Talks Longtime LGBT advocacy, More

This Light of Ours: Judith Light Talks Longtime LGBT advocacy, More

Actress Judith Light shares how she ‘wanted to be like the gay community’ By: Chris Azzopardi*/Special to TRT— Judith Light didn’t know courage until she met the gay community. As one of a few prominent celebrities in the ’80s to pledge her unwavering support to “the leaders,” as she calls them, the Who’s The Boss? actress […]

The Frivolist Awards: 2015’s Biggest Di@ks

The Frivolist Awards: 2015’s Biggest Di@ks

By: Mikey Rox*/Special to TRT— Despite our continued march toward complete LGBT equality, we’re still faced with haters trying to hold us back—and some people work harder than others. This retrospective of the year that almost was recognizes the vilest of the vile for their anti-accomplishments in the first-ever Frivolist Awards. Behold my picks for […]