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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, […]

OUT's 50 Most LGBT Powerful People

OUT‘s 50 Most LGBT Powerful People

Out Magazine has done it again. The famous yearly list of the 50 Most Influential LGBT People in the U.S. is out. Who made it in? Who’s out? How many women made the cut? Out’s list is about the movers and shakers as the editors see it. Out‘s 9th Annual Power List is about those […]

Boston Gay Men’s Chorus Celebrates Boston Pride with Smile

Boston Gay Men’s Chorus Celebrates Boston Pride with Smile

Tony-Winning Star of Stage and Screen Laura Benanti to Join Chorus at Symphony Hall  BOSTON, Mass.—The Boston Gay Men’s Chorus (BGMC) proudly presents Smile, a performance that will showcase a wide-ranging collection of Broadway favorites and the latest pop hits from Madonna. Smile features special guest Laura Benanti, a 2008 Tony Award winner who is […]

Atheist Former Boy Scouts Lead Secular Alternative Summer Camp

Atheist Former Boy Scouts Lead Secular Alternative Summer Camp

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Camp Quest, a summer camp serving youth from non-religious families, is now led by two Eagle Scouts, Shawn Jeffers (Chair) and Neil Polzin (Vice Chair). Former Boy Scout leaders, both men are unwelcome in the Boy Scouts of America because they are atheists. Having a place to continue to practice the skills […]

Refuge Restrooms Could Be A "Life-Saver" for the Trans Community

Refuge Restrooms Could Be A “Life-Saver” for the Trans Community

It’s not just about living in Florida and wondering where to go to the bathroom, if you are a trans person. Florida’s H.B. 583 is not the only bill that discriminates against this community’s most basic human needs. As a matter of fact, this “single-sex public facilities bill” would make it a crime for someone to use […]

Civil Rights Groups Sue National Finance Company for Illegally Firing Transgender Employee

Civil Rights Groups Sue National Finance Company for Illegally Firing Transgender Employee

NEW ORLEANS, LA—A national Mississippi-based finance company fired a transgender man after he refused to agree to dress and be treated as female, according to a federal employment discrimination lawsuit filed today by civil rights advocates. Tristan Broussard, 21, was hired by Tower Loan as a manager trainee in the company’s Lake Charles, Louisiana branch […]

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 […]