Gay USA 9/15/2021

Carl Nassib is a football hero; Lil Nas X is a winner at the Video Music Awards. ∎ California retains their pro-LGBTQ governor. ∎ The fired president of HRC charges board with racial bias. ∎ We mourn the loss of Black, gay and AIDS activist Archbishop Carl Bean and Episcopal Bishop John Shelby Spong...

Gay USA 9/1/2021

∎ March on Washington for voting rights highlights peril our democracy is in. And the US Supreme Court lets an abortion ban go into effect in Texas—overturning Roe v. Wade without even writing an opinion.   ∎ Big win for trans student activist Gavin Grimm. But a setback for trans students elsewhere...

Gay USA 8/25/2021

Alabama Mayor stands up for LGBTQ+ rights; cute new Australian lesbian teen movie.  ∎ Alabama mayor ready to send business to rival city after his Council nixes human rights bill. ∎ In Utah, a lesbian couple on a camping trip were found murdered. ∎ A rainbow flag desecrated in New York and raised in...

Gay USA 8/18/2021

First out gay Ambassador James Hormel dies; Pete and Chasten Buttigieg become parents. ∎ We mourn the losses of James C. Hormel, our first out gay US ambassador, and Paulette Goodman who served PFLAG for almost 40 years. ∎ President Biden names two LGBTQ activists with disabilities to a federal...

Gay USA 8/11/2021

Cuomo scandal ensnares 2 LGBTQ leaders; more LGBTQ triumphs at Tokyo Olympics. ∎ President Biden makes more big LGBTQ appointments. ∎ The Andrew Cuomo scandal ensnares two LGBT leaders. ∎ At a Brooklyn grade school, the kids’ mural quoting Audre Lorde is destroyed by school officials. ∎ At the...