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Transparent: Changes Lives with ‘Light, Love & Warmth’

Transparent: Changes Lives with ‘Light, Love & Warmth’

By: Chris Azzopardi*/Special to TRT— When a show makes its mark on society, it’s more than just TV – it’s history. In 2014, we met Maura, the protagonist of the brazen, boundary-breaking Transparent, a dramedy centered on a 70-something male-to-female’s journey in coming out to her family. Written by Jill Soloway (Six Feet Under) and produced by […]

Promise Place School for LGBTQ Homeless Youth Holds 1st Annual Gala

Promise Place School for LGBTQ Homeless Youth Holds 1st Annual Gala

By: Lauren Walleser/TRT Assistant Editor— HYANNIS, Mass.—Over $100,000 was raised Saturday, December 6 as Promise Place School—a residential school aiming to provide a permanent, safe and loving home environment in Cape Cod for homeless LGBTQ youth in Massachusetts ages 12-24—hosted their First Annual Fundraising Gala. Politicians, local businesses, and youth from a number of service […]

Merry & Gay: Boston Gay Men’s Chorus’ Annual Holiday Extravaganza

Merry & Gay: Boston Gay Men’s Chorus’ Annual Holiday Extravaganza

With elves in sequins, polka dancers, and fresh takes on holiday classics, Noel is sure to entertain Courtesy of the Boston Gay Men’s Chorus— It’s the most wonderful time of the year―time, that is, for the Boston Gay Men’s Chorus’s (BGMC) annual holiday extravaganza. With Noel BGMC combines traditional favorites like “Deck the Hall” and “The First Noel” with fun new classics […]

“In the Making” Gives Voice to LGBTQ, Allied Students & Alums

“In the Making” Gives Voice to LGBTQ, Allied Students & Alums

By: Lauren Walleser/TRT Assistant Editor— CAMBRIDGE, Mass.—Charged with the assignment of creating an activism project for his “Queer Practice” course, Harvard College Senior Curtis Lahaie joined forces with Kyle McFadden, Harvard Class of 2018, to found In the Making—a photo project featuring LGBTQ and allied Harvard students and alumni sharing their stories and opinions about how […]

Military Fails to Comply with DOD Transgender Service Rule

Military Fails to Comply with DOD Transgender Service Rule

WASHINGTON – On Nov. 26th, the American Military Partner Association, the nation’s largest organization for the partners, spouses, and families of America’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) service members and veterans, issued the following statement in response to a report released by the Palm Center outlining the failure of the military services to comply with new […]

HBGC's Gala: Do More to Empower LGBTQ Black & Latinos

HBGC’s Gala: Do More to Empower LGBTQ Black & Latinos

BOSTON, Mass.—On November 15, 2014, over 300 people joined the Hispanic Black Gay Coalition (HBGC) at its annual gala to celebrate the organization’s 5 year anniversary. The event, hosted at the Courtyard Marriott in downtown Boston, honored national leaders and local organizations working to advance LGBTQ people of color and fundraised to continue HBGC’s mission […]

Judge Rules in Favor of Marriage Equality in Montana

Judge Rules in Favor of Marriage Equality in Montana

By: Sarah Toce/Editor-in-Chief/The Seattle Lesbian— Referencing family values, the divorce rate and procreation, U.S. District Judge Brian Morris issued a ruling in favor of the freedom to marry Wednesday (yesterday) in Montana. “Plaintiffs Angela Rolando and Tonya Rolando, a same-sex couple, live in Great Falls, Montana,” the ruling explained. “The couple attempted to obtain a marriage license at […]

Leslie Feinberg: Transgender Pioneer, Author, Civil Rights Icon Dies

Leslie Feinberg: Transgender Pioneer, Author, Civil Rights Icon Dies

Leslie Feinberg was ahead of her time, as many have stated in the past. Not only was she a transgender rights advocate, she was involved in causes that had to do with lesbian issues, worker rights, and intersectionality, as The Advocate states way “before anyone could define the phrase.” Her first novel “Stone Butch Blues” […]