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Jenner to Sawyer: "My Whole Life Has Been Getting Me Ready for This"

Jenner to Sawyer: “My Whole Life Has Been Getting Me Ready for This”

Interview scheduled for April 24th at 9 p.m. EST By: The Seattle Lesbian— The promo for Bruce Jenner’s two-hour interview with Diane Sawyer, premiering Friday, has been released. In the 15-second clip, the former Olympian says, “My whole life has been getting me ready for this.” A voice-over follows saying, “Bruce Jenner, the interview: the journey, […]

Women's Dinner Party Raises Close to $500,000

Women’s Dinner Party Raises Close to $500,000

BOSTON, Mass.—Fenway Health held a successful Women’s Dinner Party on April 11, raising close to $500,000 in cash, pledges and in-kind donations to support the life-saving services and programs at Fenway Health. The organization presented Judith B. Bradford, PhD, Director of the Center for Population Research in LGBT Health and Co-Chair of The Fenway Institute, with the […]

LPAC Endorses Hillary Clinton for President; Reactions

LPAC Endorses Hillary Clinton for President; Reactions

Nation’s only lesbian PAC launches Lesbians4Hillary.com to support Clinton’s run. LPAC, the country’s first and only lesbian political action committee, announced its board voted to endorse Hillary Clinton and her historic campaign for president. With unanimous support from the Board of Directors, LPAC becomes the first national LGBT organization to endorse Clinton’s campaign for the presidency. […]

Phelps’ Granddaughter Attends Equality House Kiss-In

Phelps’ Granddaughter Attends Equality House Kiss-In

By: Kelly Morris/The Seattle Lesbian— To celebrate the two-year anniversary of the Equality House, a rainbow-painted LGBT-themed building across the street from the anti-gay Westboro Baptist Church (WBC), a mass kiss-in was held. Many ex-WBC members attended, including Libby Phelps, the granddaughter of Westboro founder Fred Phelps. Phelps, one of Fred Phelps’ 54 grandchildren, left the church […]

Angie's List, NASCAR on Indiana's RFRA

Angie’s List, NASCAR on Indiana’s RFRA

By: Kelly Morris/The Seattle Lesbian— A $40 million renovation of Angie’s List, a $315 million corporation headquartered in Indiana that lets users review local businesses, has been halted because of the Indiana Religious Freedom Restoration Act. “Angie’s List is open to all and discriminates against none and we are hugely disappointed in what this bill represents,” CEO […]

Pride Season in New England: The Biggest, Boldest & Best to Come

Pride Season in New England: The Biggest, Boldest & Best to Come

By: Lauren Walleser/TRT Assistant Editor— BOSTON, Mass.—After a winter for the record books, Boston and New England residents have begun preparing for a spring and summer filled with outdoor activities, including the many Pride parades and festivals taking place around the state. The season will begin with Northampton Pride (otherwise known as Noho Pride) May […]

Bonauto to Argue Marriage Equality Cases Before High Court

Bonauto to Argue Marriage Equality Cases Before High Court

DETROIT – Lawyers for Michigan nurses April DeBoer and Jayne Rowse, who seek to marry in their home state of Michigan, today announced Mary L. Bonauto will represent the team making the case’s oral arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court on April 28. She will stand on behalf of Michigan’s DeBoer v. Snyder and the Kentucky […]

Anti-LGBT Bills Introduced in 28 States: A Country Divided

Anti-LGBT Bills Introduced in 28 States: A Country Divided

The wave of anti-LGBT bills filed across the country continues to swell. As of today, lawmakers have introduced more than 85 anti-LGBT bills in 28 state legislatures. Some state legislative sessions have already drawn to a close, but other state legislatures will be in session for several more weeks or even months. So far this […]