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Meet Eva Tiemat, the Transgender Dragon Woman

Meet Eva Tiemat, the Transgender Dragon Woman | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

I spent a day with Eva Tiamat Medusa, a trans woman who modified her body to become a dragon.

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390 LGBTQ Candidates Are Running in the 2018 Midterms

390 LGBTQ Candidates Are Running in the 2018 Midterms | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

More than 600 LGBTQ candidates have run in 2018, and 390 will run in the general election, which is more than expected and has sparked a 'rainbow wave.'

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What It’s Like Hooking Up in Cis Gay Spaces as a Queer Trans Guy

What It’s Like Hooking Up in Cis Gay Spaces as a Queer Trans Guy | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

From dating apps to sex clubs, queer trans masculine people are fighting for visibility in the places traditionally associated with cis gay men.

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First thing man hears after cochlear implant is husband-to-be's proposal

First thing man hears after cochlear implant is husband-to-be's proposal | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

With the help of a cochlear implant, a Louisiana man who lost his hearing earlier this year was able to hear his partner pop the question.

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Meet Eva Tiemat, the Transgender Dragon Woman

Meet Eva Tiemat, the Transgender Dragon Woman | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

I spent a day with Eva Tiamat Medusa, a trans woman who modified her body to become a dragon.

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Sesame Street Interview Revealed More Than Bert and Ernie’s Sexuality

Sesame Street Interview Revealed More Than Bert and Ernie’s Sexuality | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

Mark Saltzman went viral for discussing Bert and Ernie. But he also revealed new information about out 'Sesame Street' performers, along with the show's treatment of AIDS.

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The migration of same-sex couples to the suburbs is shaping the fight for LGBT equality

The Masterpiece Cakeshop case in the Supreme Court was not just a showdown over gay rights and religious liberty. It also reveals an ongoing process of redefining US suburban life as more diverse.

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Ukrainian Art Exhibit Pays Tribute To LGBT Soldiers

Ukrainian Art Exhibit Pays Tribute To LGBT Soldiers | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

An art exhibit in Kyiv focuses on LGBT people who have served in the conflict in the country's east. One ex-soldier who took part in the project says it breaks taboos by showing gay and lesbian soldiers as defenders of the country.

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The hidden gay history of paper dolls.

The hidden gay history of paper dolls. | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

Infinitely adaptable and easy to conceal, these toys were surprisingly appealing to gay men in the 1950s.

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LGBTQ Housing Discrimination Legal in 28 States

LGBTQ Housing Discrimination Legal in 28 States | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

While 28 States Provide No Non-Discrimination Housing Laws To Protect LGBT Members, GayRealEstate.com Continues the Fight For Equality.

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Lesbian history, TERFs, and queer culture: Do queer women have to reject all second-wave feminism to be inclusive?

Lesbian history, TERFs, and queer culture: Do queer women have to reject all second-wave feminism to be inclusive? | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

How can a young lesbian participate in queer culture when queer communities often mock, dismiss, or outright ignore lesbian feminist history?

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Joe Biden Launches LGBTQ Family Acceptance Campaign

Joe Biden Launches LGBTQ Family Acceptance Campaign | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

The Biden Foundation has launched a new campaign 'As You Are' in an effort to promote the importance of family acceptance for LGBTQ youth

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Hannah Gadsby, Tig Notaro & Cameron Esposito Take on Rape Culture

Hannah Gadsby, Tig Notaro & Cameron Esposito Take on Rape Culture | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

Trauma and triumph have always been source material for queer performers. The difference now is that people with power are starting to pay attention: men, heterosexuals, cisgender people, white people—even the holy trinity of cishet white men. At the cutting edge of this cultural reckoning are comedians Hannah Gadsby, Tig Notaro, and Cameron Esposito. All three are masculine of center (MOC) lesbians, comedians, and survivors of sexual assault and/or abuse.

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61-Year-Old Man Uses Gay Dating App To Invite People To His BBQ And Winds Up Trending On Twitter

61-Year-Old Man Uses Gay Dating App To Invite People To His BBQ And Winds Up Trending On Twitter | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

Several weeks ago, 61-year-old Chris Bowman of Apex, North Carolina, began inviting people to his fifth annual Fourth of July barbecue. He told BuzzFeed News that he puts on the event every year to “get all sorts of people across the board together to learn about each other.” As a recovering alcoholic, Chris also sees the event as a way “of giving back,” he added. But Chris didn’t send out any old invitations to his barbecue this year. Instead, he took to Grind

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The Perfect Hi-Tech Gift for that LGBTQ Someone this Holiday Season

The Perfect Hi-Tech Gift for that LGBTQ Someone this Holiday Season | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

As the holiday season approaches, our team has been scouring the Internet for some cool and practical gift ideas for 2018.  We recently stumbled upon what is both one of the more practical gifts, with an edge of style and coolness thrown in as well.

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LGBTQ equality: Record number of U.S. cities earn perfect scores

LGBTQ equality: Record number of U.S. cities earn perfect scores | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

U.S. cities are again a ray of hope for the LGBTQ community. A record number of municipalities – 78 – earned perfect scores for advancing inclusive policies in 2018, according to a report released Monday by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation and the Equality Federation Institute, two LGBTQ advocacy groups.

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Harris Poll LGBTQ: 68% would shop at businesses that back equality

Harris Poll LGBTQ: 68% would shop at businesses that back equality | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

More than two-thirds of Americans say they would be likely to dole out their dollars at businesses that take a public stand for LGBTQ equality, a survey released Wednesday shows.

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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!

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What ‘masculinity’ means when you’re gay, bi or trans … | What makes a man?

What ‘masculinity’ means when you’re gay, bi or trans … | What makes a man? | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

We’re in the middle of a ‘genderquake’ where the qualities traditionally associated with men are changing daily. So how do three LGBT guys define manliness in 2018?

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‘We’re brothers, sisters and activists’: the Greek collective of gay and trans refugees

‘We’re brothers, sisters and activists’: the Greek collective of gay and trans refugees | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

For persecuted gay and trans refugees, getting together has given them a safe space as well as vital support. Edward Siddons hears how the group became family they never had

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OkCupid launches pronoun feature for gender non-conforming users

OkCupid launches pronoun feature for gender non-conforming users | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

The feature was designed by OkCupid employee Rowan Rosenthal, who uses they/them pronouns.

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Rainbow's end: When love breaks down in a same-sex relationship

Rainbow's end: When love breaks down in a same-sex relationship | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

Heterosexual and same-sex couples are treated equally by the law if their marriage fails. But do gay relationships have their own unique difficulties, asks Ellie O’Byrne

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(VIDEO) What Would You Do: Young man comes out as gay to his traditional Asian parents

Asian parents tell their son that he is an embarrassment to their culture for being gay. What will nearby diners say?

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Seeking to build 'rainbow wave,' transgender women seek office in Hawaii, Mass., Vt.

Seeking to build 'rainbow wave,' transgender women seek office in Hawaii, Mass., Vt. | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

Much has been made of 2018 being "The Year of the Woman," but that narrative only tells part of the story of this election cycle. In fact, the country is seeing an increase in potentially historic candidacies across many demographics, including the LGBTQ community. Within the next four weeks, three transgender women will appear on ballots across the United States. They are part of what's being called a "rainbow wave" of LGBTQ candidates in this year's midterms.

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LGBT progress in Asia met with conservative pushback

LGBT progress in Asia met with conservative pushback | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

It was a hot and muggy Saturday in mid-July, and Singapore's oasis of green was turning pink. Men and women gathered in Hong Lim Park, a 9,400-sq.-meter field in the middle of the business district, to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Pink Dot, a local movement in support of LGBT rights.

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Has Social Media Killed the Closet?

Has Social Media Killed the Closet? | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

Social media leaves little room for secrets, doesn't it? While Instagram, Twitter and Facebook certainly give us a slew of new mysteries—Who is that? How can

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