PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life
42.3K views | +14 today
Follow
 
Scooped by Matt Skallerud
onto PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life
Scoop.it!

The Perfect Cult Classic Collectible is HERE!

The Perfect Cult Classic Collectible is HERE! | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

We're celebrating a Cult Classic icon by hatching a Limited Edition tongue-in-cheek parody collectible rubber duck- Dr. Frank-N-Feather. Take a look!

more...
No comment yet.
PinkieB.com - bringing you the latest in current trends, updates and information related to gay & lesbian life around the globe.
Curated by Matt Skallerud

               Pinkieb.com   |   PinkBananaMedia.com   |   LGBTBrandVoice.com   |   LGBTNew.Media   |   PinkBananaWorld.com

Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Matt Skallerud
Scoop.it!

"60 Minutes" to profile life-saving work of Rainbow Railroad

"60 Minutes" to profile life-saving work of Rainbow Railroad | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

Toronto-based international nonprofit helps LGBTQI people in danger find legal pathways to safety - Rainbow Railroad — an international nonprofit that helps lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and intersex (LGBTQI) people in danger find legal pathways to safety — announced today that the organization's life-saving work will be the subject of a profile on CBS' iconic newsmagazine program, "60 Minutes."

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Matt Skallerud
Scoop.it!

Meet Gaysper, A Gay Ghost Made A Star By A Spanish Far-Right Party

Meet Gaysper, A Gay Ghost Made A Star By A Spanish Far-Right Party | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

He’s here, he’s queer, he’s a friendly ghost.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Matt Skallerud
Scoop.it!

Catholics and LGBT community building a bridge to understanding

Catholics and LGBT community building a bridge to understanding | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

Brother Christopher Derby, executive director of the Jesuit Center for Spiritual Growth, will present his program on April 27.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Matt Skallerud
Scoop.it!

LDS Church Reverses Policies On LGBT Apostasy And Child Baptism

LDS Church Reverses Policies On LGBT Apostasy And Child Baptism | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced on Thursday that it was reversing its controversial 2015 policy that classified people in same-sex marriages as "apostates." The church, widely known as the Mormon church, had also barred the children of such marriages from blessing or baptism until age 18.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Matt Skallerud
Scoop.it!

Brunei Enacts Harsh New Laws As Part Of Islamic Penal Code

Brunei Enacts Harsh New Laws As Part Of Islamic Penal Code | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

The new Islamic laws impose death by stoning as a punishment for sex between men and adultery, as well as amputation of limbs for theft. Lesbian sex can carry a penalty of up to 10 years in jail, the BBC reports.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Matt Skallerud
Scoop.it!

This Queer Journalist Wants to Unite Human Rights Defenders

This Queer Journalist Wants to Unite Human Rights Defenders | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

After facing deportation from Russia to Uzbekistan, where homosexuality is illegal, Ali Feruz set up a new media network to support journalists covering LGBTQ issues in post-Soviet states.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Matt Skallerud
Scoop.it!

Bombshell Book Alleges a Vatican Gay Subculture, Hypocrisy

Bombshell Book Alleges a Vatican Gay Subculture, Hypocrisy | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

A gay French writer has lifted the lid on what he calls one of the world's largest gay communities, the Vatican, estimating that most of its prelates are homosexually inclined and attributing much of the current crisis in the Catholic Church to an internecine war among them.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Matt Skallerud
Scoop.it!

Can Businesses Turn Away LGBT Customers? Court Battles Bubbling Back Up

Can Businesses Turn Away LGBT Customers? Court Battles Bubbling Back Up | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

The original story behind the Masterpiece Cakeshop case is both undisputed and well known: a gay couple in Colorado walked into the bakery in 2012 and asked for wedding cake. The owner and master baker Jack Phillips declined to make a custom cake for their party because he said their union violated his religious beliefs.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Matt Skallerud
Scoop.it!

Playing it straight: should gay roles be reserved for gay actors?

Playing it straight: should gay roles be reserved for gay actors? | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

From Freddie Mercury to Queen Anne, awards season is set to be dominated by queer characters being played by non-LGBT performers. Is this sexuality’s equivalent of blackface – or is it simply acting?

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Matt Skallerud
Scoop.it!

A new magazine explores queer conversations across generations

A new magazine explores queer conversations across generations | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

Alister Mackie launches his latest project The Leopard – with contributions from Ryan McGinley, Ethan James Green, Ib Kamara and more

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Matt Skallerud
Scoop.it!

How The Record Number Of LGBTQ Candidates Fared On Election Night

How The Record Number Of LGBTQ Candidates Fared On Election Night | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

Hundreds of lesbian, gay, transgender, bisexual and queer candidates made the ballot Tuesday. And by Election Day's end, several of them had also made U.S. history.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Matt Skallerud
Scoop.it!

VIDEO: Boxed in By Labels, a Liberal Bisexual and a Gay Conservative Share Common Ground

VIDEO: Boxed in By Labels, a Liberal Bisexual and a Gay Conservative Share Common Ground | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

A liberal bisexual teen and a gay conservative talk about being boxed in by labels.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Matt Skallerud
Scoop.it!

Kindred Pride Foundation Presents the 2019 Pride Cup

Kindred Pride Foundation Presents the 2019 Pride Cup | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

First Ever Virtual Sport-A-Thon and FunRaiser! KindRED Pride Foundation is proud to announce their first ever “Pride Cup.” The Pride Cup in 2019 will be a Virtual Sport-A-Thon & FunRaiser, an online event where people around the world can participate and be part of the Red Shirt Pride Day Around the World – a global event inspired by the 29-year tradition that started at Walt Disney World® Resorts back in 1991.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Matt Skallerud
Scoop.it!

Event for Brazil's Bolsonaro defies corporate backing of LGBT rights

Event for Brazil's Bolsonaro defies corporate backing of LGBT rights | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

Marriott International and major Wall Street banks have been among the most vocal defenders of LGBT rights, but sponsorship of an event honoring Brazil's new president, Jair Bolsonaro, who has made controversial comments about the LGBT community, calls into question their previous actions and statements.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Matt Skallerud
Scoop.it!

Pete and Chasten Buttigieg, Lori Lightfoot and Amy Eshleman: The Powerful LGBT Message Of a Hug and a Kiss

Pete and Chasten Buttigieg, Lori Lightfoot and Amy Eshleman: The Powerful LGBT Message Of a Hug and a Kiss | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

This month, there have been two memorable public displays of affection by LGBT politicians Lori Lightfoot and Pete Buttigieg—both loving and also brave and revolutionary.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Matt Skallerud
Scoop.it!

Gays and Ghosting

Gays and Ghosting | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

Hello Everyone and welcome to another wonderful post from yours truly. So I have been so excited about my new web platform I am using for my new blog, I do think it is a closer fit to what I origin…

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Matt Skallerud
Scoop.it!

The 10 legal hurdles LGBT+ people still face

The 10 legal hurdles LGBT+ people still face | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

India and Angola legalised same-sex relations in 2018, while Chad criminalised gay sex

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Matt Skallerud
Scoop.it!

3 big US churches in turmoil over sex abuse, LGBT policy

3 big US churches in turmoil over sex abuse, LGBT policy | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

It has been a wrenching season for three of America's largest religious denominations, as sex-abuse scandals and a schism over LGBT inclusion fuel anguish and anger within the Roman Catholic, Southern Baptist and United Methodist churches. There's rising concern that the crises will boost the ranks of young people disillusioned by organized religion.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Matt Skallerud
Scoop.it!

‘It Is Not a Closet. It Is a Cage.’ Gay Catholic Priests Speak Out

‘It Is Not a Closet. It Is a Cage.’ Gay Catholic Priests Speak Out | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

Gregory Greiten was 17 years old when the priests organized the game. It was 1982 and he was on a retreat with his classmates from St. Lawrence, a Roman Catholic seminary for teenage boys training to become priests. 

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Matt Skallerud
Scoop.it!

A new journalism podcast looks to history to counter ‘objectivity’

A new journalism podcast looks to history to counter ‘objectivity’ | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

The American journalism community fancies itself a completely neutral estate, the poster child for objectivity. But this conceit is, at best, ahistorical. Like all things, the modern press corps was born into an inequitable society, and its strictures show up in the industry everywhere from hiring practices to how certain communities are covered, if they […]

more...
Soni Sharma's comment, February 12, 5:48 AM
The Way You Write This Article Is Awesome And A Appreciate Your Work

http://24callgirl.com/
Scooped by Matt Skallerud
Scoop.it!

LGBT Navajo Youth Discover Unlikely Champions

LGBT Navajo Youth Discover Unlikely Champions | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

Nationwide, the share of LGBT teens who attempt suicide is high — 23 percent. For Navajo LGBT youth, the rate is three times as high, according to the Navajo Nation's Diné Policy Institute.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Matt Skallerud
Scoop.it!

He lures alleged child predators and shames them on Facebook. Now one of his targets is dead.

He lures alleged child predators and shames them on Facebook. Now one of his targets is dead. | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

Shane Erdmann, who goes by the alias "Incognito," started the online vigilante group POPSquad to shame alleged child predators. Alain Malcolm was his 126th target.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Matt Skallerud
Scoop.it!

Pelosi unveils plans to establish new House diversity office

Pelosi unveils plans to establish new House diversity office | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi wants to establish a House diversity office to recruit and retain employees from different backgrounds to Capitol Hill as one of the first acts of the new Congress, according to a letter obtained Thursday by The Associated Press. Pelosi told colleagues in the letter that Democrats "take great pride" in having a House majority that she says will be more than 60 percent women, minorities and LGBTQ representatives. "We know that the diversity in our ranks is a strength and a reflection of the American people," she wrote.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Matt Skallerud
Scoop.it!

Katie Hill’s win would be an important moment for bi people

Katie Hill’s win would be an important moment for bi people | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

Katie Hill and Kyrsten Sinema represent the B in the LGBTQ candidate "rainbow wave."

more...
No comment yet.