Tag Archives: LGBT issues

Quick Hit: Same-sex couple wins high school’s cutest couple

Tweet In the midst of so much daunting coverage of queer youth, including homelessness rates and suicides, this really warms my heart. Brad and Dylan won the sacred “Cutest Couple” title for their senior class this year. According to HuffPo, they are the first same-sex couple to win the title at their school. And not [...]
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NYC mayoral candidate, Christine Quinn, admits past struggle with bulimia and alcohol

TweetIn a very personal revelation Tuesday night, New York City Council Speaker and current candidate for Mayor Christine Quinn admitted to having a past struggle with bulimia for nearly 10 years.  Quinn also admitted she is in recovery from alcoholism. Via Talking Points Memo: New Yorkers might have felt they knew about the personal life [...]
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For queer and trans people of color, the NYPD is the literal fashion police

TweetEd. note: This is a guest post from Verónica Bayetti Flores. Verónica is the Assistant Director of the Civil Liberties and Public Policy program (CLPP) at Hampshire College. She has worked to increase access to contraception and abortion, fought for paid sick leave, demanded access to safe public space for queer youth of color, and helped to [...]
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Trans allyship within GLAAD

TweetEd. note: I’m off this week. The wonderful Tobias Rodriguez is filling in for me. Tobias originally hails from Texas and now lives in New York where he works in social media at a reproductive health organization. At the GLAAD media awards last week, and again this weekend on the Melissa Harris-Perry show, GLAAD announced that they [...]
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BREAKING: Marriage equality passes in English House of Commons

TweetWoo hoo! Next stop, House of Lords! The BBC reports: MPs have approved legislation for same-sex marriage in England and Wales, despite the opposition of dozens of Conservative MPs. The Commons voted in favour of the The Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill, by 400 to 175, a majority of 225, at the end of a full [...]
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