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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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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.

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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."

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Check Out the Latest in Easy-To-Use Hidden Camera Technology

Check Out the Latest in Easy-To-Use Hidden Camera Technology | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

Have you ever wanted to “capture the moment”, yet do it incognito?  We’ve tested out Google Glass and Snapchat Spectacles over the past few years, but when you’re recording hot guys being themselves on a gay cruise, or perhaps some hot outdoor action that you want to record just for yourself, everyone knows it once those glasses light up. But not with this baseball cap!

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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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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.

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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.

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Young Catholics urge Vatican to issue inclusive LGBT message

Young Catholics urge Vatican to issue inclusive LGBT message | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

Catholic bishops are entering their final week of debate over hot-button issues facing young Catholics, including how the church should welcome gays and respond to the clerical sex abuse scandal that has discredited many in the church hierarchy.

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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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