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NY Attorney Raises $250,000 To Help Gay Men Flee Chechnya

By David-Elijah Nahmod | Sunday Jun 18, 2017
For Fred Erick, a gay man in New York, the life threatening crisis facing gay men in Chechnya was personal.

More Color More Pride: Pride Flag Redesign Includes LGBT People of Color

By Tucker Berardi | Sunday Jun 18, 2017
During a recent Pride Month kick-off in Philadelphia the campaign More Color More Pride, a movement to recognize nonwhite LGBT communities within the broader pride movement, unveiled a pride flag with an additional black and brown stripe.

Equality Rally Gets Heated With Converging Groups

By John McDonald | Saturday Jun 17, 2017
Different groups came together to give speeches in front of a rainbow colored "Equality" banner on a hot summer late afternoon.

Methodist Church Appoints First Non-Binary Transgender Clergy

By Tucker Berardi | Saturday Jun 17, 2017
M Barclay is transgender, queer, and uses they/them pronouns. They have also just been appointed as a deacon for the Northern Illinois conference last week.

First Out Trans Candidate Wins State Legislative Primary

By Brittany Ferrendi | Thursday Jun 15, 2017
On Tuesday Danica Roem became the Democratic party's representative in the District 13 Virginia House of Delegates race. She now faces Bob Marshall of the Republican party. Marshall is a self-described "chief homophobe."

'RuPaul's Drag Race,' Exit Interview: Alexis Michelle

By Michael Cook | Monday Jun 12, 2017
While she fell short as an illustrious member of this season's Top Five, she is only just getting started. Alexis sat down with us to chat about her sometimes-controversial time on the show.

Pride in Polk: Conservative Area PrideFest Hopes to Change Hearts and Minds

By Denise Royal | Monday Jun 12, 2017
It's Pride Time in Polk County, with a full weekend of events planned from June 14 to June 17. The third annual gathering is happening in Lakeland, Florida, about 215 miles northwest of Fort Lauderdale.

Florida Legislature Passes Pulse Remembrance Day Resolution

By Michael d'Oliveira | Monday Jun 12, 2017
The passage of the Pulse Remembrance Day resolution in the Florida legislature is mostly a symbolic victory. But the author of the resolution, HR 8077, Rep. Carlos Guillermo Smith, considers it a victory nonetheless.

State Department, Navy Recognize LGBT Pride Month

By John McDonald | Monday Jun 12, 2017
While the White House remains silent, other federal agencies are recognizing June as LGBT Pride month.

West Palm Beach Equality March Rallies to Vote and Represent

By Chris Persaud | Monday Jun 12, 2017
Mourn the Pulse shooting victims. Volunteer with LGBT groups. Vote. Go to city meetings. Run for office. Those were some of the messages in West Palm Beach on Sunday.

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