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Major LGBTQ Orgs Across the US Are Waking Up to Racial Justice

Major LGBTQ Orgs Across the US Are Waking Up to Racial Justice | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

“It is critical that LGBTQ organizations do not think the quest for LGBTQ equality is separate, distinct, and devoid of the quest for racial justice. If I'm not free as a Black man, I cannot be free as a gay man.”

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Party and protest: the radical history of gay liberation, Stonewall and Pride

Party and protest: the radical history of gay liberation, Stonewall and Pride | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

The long read: A police raid on a gay bar in New York led to the birth of the Pride movement half a century ago – but the fight for LGBTQ+ rights goes back much further than that

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This couple was determined to get married during Pride month. Not even a pandemic could stop them

This couple was determined to get married during Pride month. Not even a pandemic could stop them | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

Suneel Khanna and Carl Wolter had to scrap their original plans of a wedding with 100 guests amid the COVID-19 lockdown. It didn’t make the day an...

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What Makes the Supreme Court's Gay Rights Ruling So Surprising

What Makes the Supreme Court's Gay Rights Ruling So Surprising | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

Inspired by the civil rights movement, it was decades in the making.

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'I had two separate lives': LGBT teachers learn to speak up and get promotion

'I had two separate lives': LGBT teachers learn to speak up and get promotion | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

A year-long scheme to train LGBT staff to be themselves, Courageous Leaders, is transforming teachers’ prospects - and their schools

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What Does ‘Wife’ Mean for Queer Women?

What Does ‘Wife’ Mean for Queer Women? | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

Do married lesbians use the title “Mrs.?” The answer is often “no.” Women also have strong feelings about the word “wife.”

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The Census's Sex Question Sucks. But LGBTQ People Should Still Fill It Out

The Census's Sex Question Sucks. But LGBTQ People Should Still Fill It Out | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

There still aren't any questions on the Census about sexual orientation and gender identity, but LGBTQ groups say queer people everywhere need to participate.

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Britain's first TikTok house gay couple fly flag for LGBT+ representation under lockdown 

Britain's first TikTok house gay couple fly flag for LGBT+ representation under lockdown  | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

As LGBT+ charities advise young people to stay in the closet during coronavirus lockdowns, Sebastian Wood and Monty Keates say they recognise the importance of being a visible young gay couple in Britain's first TikTok house.

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GLAAD announces 'Together in Pride: You are Not Alone' with star-studded lineup

GLAAD announces 'Together in Pride: You are Not Alone' with star-studded lineup | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

LGBTQ media advocacy group, GLAAD, has announced a long list of LGBTQ stars and activists for Together in Pride: You Are Not Alone. In response...

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The Coronavirus 2020: Hungary Is Using The COVID-19 Pandemic To Attack Transgender People

The Coronavirus 2020: Hungary Is Using The COVID-19 Pandemic To Attack Transgender People | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

“It’s just horrible," a trans woman from Hungary told BuzzFeed News. "I don’t want to lose good people because of this.”

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Quibi shows: Sasha Velour joins host of LGBT stars on new streaming app

Quibi shows: Sasha Velour joins host of LGBT stars on new streaming app | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

Quibi shows include NightGowns with Sasha Velour, The Hot Shot with Keke Palmer and Joel Kim Booster and You Ain't Got These with Lena Waithe.

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How to Make Your Marriage Gayer

How to Make Your Marriage Gayer | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

Same-sex spouses feel more satisfied with their partners than heterosexual ones. What’s the secret?

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Google Doodle honors LGBTQ pioneer, Stonewall vet Marsha P. Johnson

Google Doodle honors LGBTQ pioneer, Stonewall vet Marsha P. Johnson | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

The gay liberation activist and self-identified drag queen was a central figure in the Stonewall riots.

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Global Pride 2020 In The Spotlight As PromoHomo.TV Expands Into An Online Broadcast Network

Global Pride 2020 In The Spotlight As PromoHomo.TV Expands Into An Online Broadcast Network | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

Launch lineup includes The Nicholas Snow Show, Notes From Hollywood, HIGHRPOWRD, Hot In Palm Springs and Outinerary -  PromoHomo.TV-branded video content has reached hundreds of thousands of viewers on social media since April of 2016, but after sheltering in place to avoid novel coronavirus for several months in his one-bedroom apartment in the affordable housing complex affiliated with Desert AIDS Project in Palm Springs, California, Multimedia Entertainment Activist Nicholas Snow is finally realizing his vision of expanding PromoHomo.TV into a full-fledged online network with five broadcast television-quality programs created for a global audience.

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I'm Black. I'm gay. The high court proved there's nothing equal about equal rights

I'm Black. I'm gay. The high court proved there's nothing equal about equal rights | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

The Supreme Court ensured workplace protections for gay and transgender Americans, but all told, Monday was a draw for equal rights.

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High court decision spotlights GOP divide over LGBT rights

High court decision spotlights GOP divide over LGBT rights | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

Democrats flooded Twitter and email inboxes this week with praise for the watershed Supreme Court decision shielding gay, lesbian and transgender people from job discrimination. Republicans — not so much. The court's 6-3 ruling came just two days after an event that played out in the opposite direction. Freshman GOP Rep. Denver Riggleman, who’d officiated at a same-sex wedding, lost his party’s nomination in...

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How we stay together: 'We've grown up with each other and learned each other's craziness'

How we stay together: 'We've grown up with each other and learned each other's craziness' | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

Immigration and family pressures pushed Freddy Grant and Burton Reynolds together fast, but an abiding affection for each other has kept them that way

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Census coronavirus: LGBTQ advocates face tough outreach in pandemic

Census coronavirus: LGBTQ advocates face tough outreach in pandemic | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

Advocates were mobilizing LGBTQ people everywhere for the 2020 census. Then the coronavirus pandemic erupted.

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Online dance clubs are reviving a fierce and fundamental part of LGBTQ2 culture

Online dance clubs are reviving a fierce and fundamental part of LGBTQ2 culture | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

During the COVID-19 crisis, queer and trans folk learn and love to slay at home while attending wild parties online.

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On April 23, Hornet Hosts the #GreatGayStayIn, an LGBTQ Livestream Festival

On April 23, Hornet Hosts the #GreatGayStayIn, an LGBTQ Livestream Festival | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

The #GreatGayStayIn will feature a little bit of everything for a community in quarantine — home workout sessions, a live cooking demonstration, some frank discussion of love and relationships with a leading sexpert, an HBO premiere, and some much-needed comedy.

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Cyndi Lauper, Troye Sivan, and Others to Appear on LGBTQ Livestream

Cyndi Lauper, Troye Sivan, and Others to Appear on LGBTQ Livestream | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

Fundraiser organized by Stonewall Inn charity will benefit nightlife professionals

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How 3 Major LGBTQ Centers Are Virtually Keeping Their Communities Alive

How 3 Major LGBTQ Centers Are Virtually Keeping Their Communities Alive | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

For many people, LGBTQ community centers can be crucial lifeline. As such, centers across the country have worked at astonishingly fast rates to convert their operations into robust virtual communities.

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How we met: 'I think gay men are often able to negotiate an open marriage'

How we met: 'I think gay men are often able to negotiate an open marriage' | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

Dan Butler, 29, a radio journalist, and his husband, Hugh O’Connor, 31, a theatre production designer, are also in a relationship with Charles Davis, 28, another theatre production designer

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Quality Time, Sex and Politics: The Behaviors Keeping American Couples Happy During the 2020 Election Year

Quality Time, Sex and Politics: The Behaviors Keeping American Couples Happy During the 2020 Election Year | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

LGBT couples and non-LGBT couples report the same level of happiness in their relationships in 2020. 82 percent seems to be the sweet spot for both groups. There are also no significant differences between genders and generations when it comes to the degree of happiness in relationships.

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