2016 February

Monthly Archives: February 2016

Update! Richmond KFC Fires Manager that Fired Transgender Woman

UPDATE! According to a tweet from KFC, the hiring manager in question was fired from their position. https://twitter.com/kfc/status/704677401255542786?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw A Richmond area KFC franchise hires, then fires transgender...

Janet and George Moore to Receive the Daniel M. Stone Humanitarian Award

The Virginia Beach Human Rights Commission (HRC) will award the Daniel M. Stone Humanitarian Award to Janet and George Moore at its 22nd Annual...

RuPaul’s Drag Race Roars Back on March 7

RuPaul is lighting up the runway and throwing shade with the highly anticipated new season of the groundbreaking series, "RuPaul's Drag Race."  The season premiere also...

Italian Senate Passes Bill Recognizing Same-sex Civil Unions

Italy has taken a step towards joining its neighbors in western Europe by passing a civil unions bill that would afford legal recognition to...
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Mario Cantone does Judy

https://youtu.be/3eAhU87ejU8?list=PL385F849CD84DD7E1 Mario Cantone! OMG we love him. Here's his take on Judy from his 2005 Broadway show.
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Gaycation Episode 1: Japan

https://youtu.be/NnrAISE6x08 Would you like to explore the planet with Ellen Page?  Who wouldn't? Armchair globe trotters can now see the world with Ellen Page and her friend...

First Documented Case of HIV Transmission to Patient Using PrEP (Truvada)

According to an article in POZ, an individual contracted a multi-drug resistant strain of HIV while keeping to a daily dosage of  Truvada (tenofovir/emtricitabine),...

LGBT Canadian Curlers Compete in Winnipeg

  Our LGBT brethren in Canada recently competed in the 11th Annual Canadian Gay Curling Championships in Winnipeg.  Congratulations to Team Thompson of Vancouver for...

Alliance of National Groups File Suit Against VA Based Conversion Therapy Organization

An alliance of national groups, including the Human Rights Campaign, the National Center for Lesbian Rights and the Southern Poverty Law Center filed a...

Virginia Judge Dismisses Liberty Counsel Lawsuit Attacking LGBT Protections

According to the Washington Blade, a Fairfax County Circuit Court dismissed a lawsuit brought against the Fairfax County Public Schools board by the Liberty...