Wednesday, Feb 21, 2024

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News

First Federal Gender-Based Hate Crime Trial Starts in South Carolina over Trans Woman's Killing
First Federal Gender-Based Hate Crime Trial Starts in South Carolina over Trans Woman's Killing

The first federal trial over a hate crime based on gender identity is set to begin Tuesday in South Carolina, where a man faces charges that he killed a Black...

by James Pollard | Feb 20

St. Vincent Upholds Laws Criminalizing Gay Sex in Caribbean Island Nation in Setback for Activists
St. Vincent Upholds Laws Criminalizing Gay Sex in Caribbean Island Nation in Setback for Activists

A top court in St. Vincent and the Grenadines upheld laws on Friday that criminalize gay sex, a blow to activists who have long decried the violence the LGBTQ+...

by Dánica Coto | Feb 20

Culture

Celebrating 10 Compassionate Celebs for Pisces Season
Celebrating 10 Compassionate Celebs for Pisces Season

It's Pisces season, which means it's time to celebrate celebs who share their talents with us, making our world (and our Instagram feeds) a more entertaining...

by Andrea Marks Joseph | Feb 20

Boy George Catches Flack on Twitter for Copycatting Kylie's 'Tension' Cover
Boy George Catches Flack on Twitter for Copycatting Kylie's 'Tension' Cover

Boy George is "recycling" the look and style of the artwork for Kylie Minogue's "Tension" album, and the Twitterati are calling him out for it.

by Kilian Melloy | Feb 20

Pride

Stonewall National Museum to Collaborate with Artist Ruth Crowe for National Women's Month Exhibit
Stonewall National Museum to Collaborate with Artist Ruth Crowe for National Women's Month Exhibit

The exhibit, entitled "The Journal Project," is a deeply personal project inspired by Crowe's 72+ journals that she has been writing since 1979.

Feb 18

Watch: Man Urinates on Pride Flag in Columbus, Ohio
Watch: Man Urinates on Pride Flag in Columbus, Ohio

Authorities in Columbus, Ohio, are searching for a man caught on camera urinating on a Pride flag. Police are reportedly now investigating the incident as a...

by Emell Adolphus | Feb 18

Media

World Of Chocolate @ Union Station, Chicago :: February 9, 2024
World Of Chocolate @ Union Station, Chicago :: February 9, 2024

World of Chocolate returned to Union Station to fundraise for the AIDS Foundation of Chicago. Chocolatiers included Steel City Bakery, Blackout Baking Co. and...

by Jerry Nunn | Feb 10

Blue Jacket Fashion Show @ Moonlight Studios NYC :: February 1, 2024
Blue Jacket Fashion Show @ Moonlight Studios NYC :: February 1, 2024

The Blue Jacket Fashion Show was created to lead a national conversation about men's health and prostate cancer awareness with an emphasis on racial disparities...

by Wilsonmodels | Feb 3