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America’s First Privately-Owned LGBTQ Center Opens In West Hollywood

America’s First Privately-Owned LGBTQ Center Opens In West Hollywood

By: Mark Dawson*/Special for TRT— A clothing retailer in West Hollywood made news this week when the owner announced he was closing one of his three shops and converting it into America’s first privately owned LGBTQ Center. The LA Jock Sport retail shop at 7990 Santa Monica Blvd. is now “Home,” a help center serving […]

New AGS Recommendations for Care of Older LGBT Adults

New AGS Recommendations for Care of Older LGBT Adults

New position statement focused on LGBT elder care aims to be a “rising tide that lifts all ships” in push for health equality; Equality, Education, Research, & Respect are focal NEW YORK, N.Y.— Health professionals who care for older adults can pioneer fairer and more equitable treatment for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) individuals subject to […]

20th Annual Taste of the South End

20th Annual Taste of the South End

  2015 Event Includes Samplings from more than 40 Celebrated Chefs in Boston’s Hottest Culinary Destination; Gordon Hamersley to receive Heroes In Action award BOSTON, Mass.—AIDS Action Committee announces today that the 20th annual Taste of the South End will take place Tuesday, March 3, 2015. Attendees will enjoy small plate culinary creations from 45 […]

AG Maura Healey Wants Your Same-Sex Marriage Story

AG Maura Healey Wants Your Same-Sex Marriage Story

By: Christine Nicco/TRT Reporter— BOSTON, Mass.—Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey is serious about marriage equality nationwide. With such a task in mind, the Attorney General is asking same-sex couples from Massachusetts to help to make her “case to the U.S. Supreme Court that same-sex couples have a constitutional right to marry everywhere in America!” “We’re […]

VFP Sues City of Boston for St. Patrick's Peace Parade Permit

VFP Sues City of Boston for St. Patrick’s Peace Parade Permit

Suit challenges City’s eleven month delay in acting on permit application and charges favoritism for South Boston parade organizers who continue to exclude most LGBT groups BOSTON, Mass.—The local Veterans for Peace Chapter 9, Smedley D. Butler Brigade (VFP) filed a First Amendment lawsuit in federal court today against the City of Boston because the […]

Hight Court: Marriage Equality Prevails in AL, Weddings Start

Hight Court: Marriage Equality Prevails in AL, Weddings Start

Today, Alabama becomes the nation’s 38th state to honor the freedom to marry after a federal district court struck down the state’s marriage equality ban and ordered marriage equality to begin this morning. Judge Granade of the U.S. District Court of the Southern District of Alabama issued orders on January 23 and 26 prohibiting Alabama from […]

Mass. Same-Sex Couples Share Their Relationships for Valentine’s Day

Mass. Same-Sex Couples Share Their Relationships for Valentine’s Day

By: Clara Lefton/TRT Reporter— BOSTON, Mass.—In June 2015 the United States Supreme Court will listen to four different cases that dispute the issue of same-sex marriage in the nation. The decision has the possibility of allowing same-sex marriage to become legal in all 50 states after decades of debate. The Rainbow Times spoke with some New […]

Kathy Griffin Opens up on Joan’s Death, hosting Fashion Police

Kathy Griffin Opens up on Joan’s Death, hosting Fashion Police

By: Chris Azzopardi*/Special to TRT— Kathy Griffin isn’t kidding when she says, “If I can get serious for one second…” Putting aside her usual biting assault against all things celebrity, the comedian gets candid about her dear friend and idol Joan Rivers in our latest interview: Griffin’s frequent death-related conversations with the late comedy legend, […]