2016 August

Monthly Archives: August 2016

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Sen. Kaine Sits Down With Colbert

Last night, Virginia Senator Tim Kaine, candidate for Vice President and "America's Stepdad" sat down with Stephen Colbert.  The Senator didn't disappoint - from...

National LGBT Biz Group Endorses Clinton

Today for the first time, the National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) endorsed a presidential candidate.  In this election year, it should...
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Tricare Now Covering Transgender Treatment for Military and Families

A top Navy official said the United States military's Tricare health care system now covers transgender military family members and retirees, even though the...
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New Gay Comedy Web Series Explores Nontraditional Parenthood

From the director of  the excellent LGBT short film Why Does God Hate Me?, Taking My Parents to Burning Man (feature documentary), Shooting The Musical...
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BOOK REVIEW: ‘Stand by Me: The Forgotten History off Gay Liberation’

One narrative that often frames our understanding of the 1970s gay liberation movement is that of unrestrained gay sex. And lots of it. So much...
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Charlotte Pride Braces for Record-Smashing Crowds to Protest HB2

In the aftermath of the state law that restricts LGBTQ rights, the city of Charlotte, N.C. is gearing up for a 25th annual Pride...
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The Tidewater Queer History Project is Preserving Hampton Roads’ Gay Past

All too often the queer history of many regions goes undocumented and is lost as LGBT elders pass away. Thanks to ODU lecturer Cathleen Rhodes...
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New Evidence Helps Explain High Rate Of LGB Youth Suicide Attempts

Studies have previously suggested that bullying, religious condemnation, and overall conservative attitudes can contribute to lesbian, gay, and bi youth considering or attempting suicide. Now, two new studies...
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Hillary Clinton’s LGBT Ad from the DNC Will Give You Goosebumps

There is no doubt that it took Clinton some time to come around on the issue of LGBT rights – as recent as 2004, Clinton...
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Calling All Mural Artists! NEON Needs You.

Since the birth of the NEON District, new murals and sculpture projects have multiplied, some through the City of Norfolk’s Public Art Commission and...