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Federal Gov. to Recognize Same-Sex Marrage in 6 More States

Federal Gov. to Recognize Same-Sex Marrage in 6 More States

Same-Sex Marriage Now Recognized in 32 States, Plus District of Columbia WASHINGTON—In the latest development following the Supreme Court’s decision earlier this month to decline to hear any pending cases regarding same-sex marriage, Attorney General Eric Holder announced Saturday that the federal government will now recognize same-sex married couples in six new states: Alaska, Arizona, […]

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 […]

Double Duchess Releases Free Remixes of Their Trippy Electro-hop Duet

Double Duchess Releases Free Remixes of Their Trippy Electro-hop Duet

The queer electro-hop duo Double Duchess has released remixes of their Future-Twerk dance smash, “Good Girl Freak Out”, to fans free of charge. The complimentary package features brand new club tracks by three of today’s leading underground producers. Good Girl Freak (feat Future People): The Remixes is available for free download now on Soundcloud at https://soundcloud.com/doubleduchess. […]

Coakley & Baker: Their Real Stance on Transgender Equal Protections

Coakley & Baker: Their Real Stance on Transgender Equal Protections

By: Nicole Lashomb, Editor-in-Chief— With Election Day just weeks away, The Rainbow Times reached out to the Massachusetts candidates of possibly the most highly contested race in the upcoming cycle, the race to the Governor’s office. The issue: Transgender public accommodations and the candidates’ stance on it. In 2011, the state legislature passed a law […]

Out of Town: Gay Weekend in Dallas

Out of Town: Gay Weekend in Dallas

By: Andrew Collins*/Special to TRT— The ninth largest city in the country, and one of the nation’s most important centers of commerce and culture, Dallas (www.visitdallas.com/things-to-do/diverse-dallas/lgbt) carries a reputation as a powerful business center, a highly influential retail and restaurant hub, and a gay community with high visibility in just about every sphere of city […]

High Court Fails to Review; Victory for Marriage Equality

High Court Fails to Review; Victory for Marriage Equality

WASHINGTON, DC—The United States Supreme Court today declined to review the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals decision striking down Utah’s marriage ban for same-sex couples, thereby permitting that decision to stand, as well as a similar decision from Oklahoma. The Court also denied review of decisions by the Fourth and Seventh Circuit Courts of Appeals, […]

Anti-Gay Laws Equals Higher Rates of Poverty for LGBT People

Anti-Gay Laws Equals Higher Rates of Poverty for LGBT People

WASHINGTON, D.C.—A landmark report released today paints a stark picture of the added financial burdens faced by lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) Americans because of anti-LGBT laws at the national, state and local levels. According to the report, these laws contribute to significantly higher rates of poverty among LGBT Americans and create unfair financial […]

Lithgow on his ‘Defiance of Prejudice’ & Humanizing Gay Rights

Lithgow on his ‘Defiance of Prejudice’ & Humanizing Gay Rights

The World According to John Lithgow, ‘Love Is Strange’ is in theaters now By: Chris Azzopardi*/Special to TRT— There’s a beautiful moment in Ira Sachs’ indie hit Love Is Strange involving two older men—a New York couple, forced to live apart after one of them loses his job, tearfully embraces. Life-changing? No. But that’s the […]