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Fri, Aug 7, 2020
#NATIONAL
Openly Gay Jon Hoadley Wins Michigan Primary; To Face US Rep. Fred Upton In General

Michigan State Representative Jon Hoadley has won the Democratic primary for Michigan's 6th congressional district, which includes Kalamazoo. read...

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Fri, Jul 17, 2020
#NATIONAL
Record High Percentage Of Films Include LGBT Characters, GLAAD Study Finds

GLAAD's 2020 Studio Responsibility Index (SRI) found the highest percentage of LGBT-inclusive films since the organization launched its report eight years ago. read...

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Sat, Jul 11, 2020
#NATIONAL
Dolly Parton, Dan Levy, Lil Nas X To Participate In GLAAD's Virtual Media Awards

Dolly Parton, Dan Levy, and Lil Nax X will participate in GLAAD's virtual Media Awards. read...

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Fri, Jun 26, 2020
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ACTIVATE:CHI drops plans for solidarity march tied to Pride Sunday following controversy

ACTIVATE:CHI, a grassroots activist organization, late Friday announced that it is dropping plans for a solidarity march this Sunday following concerns raised by Brave Space Alliance, a Black-led, trans-led LGBTQ organization located... read...

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Wed, Jun 10, 2020
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LA Pride drops plan for solidarity protest march

Christopher Street West, the organization that produces LA Pride, has dropped plans for a “solidarity protest march” after criticism for seeking a police permit to hold the event. read...

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Tue, Jun 9, 2020
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In coming out queer, Justice Smith calls for more LGBT inclusion in Black Lives Matter

Actor Justice Smith has come out as queer. read...

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Mon, Jun 8, 2020
#NATIONAL
For third year, Trump doesn't recognize LGBT Pride

For the third year in a row, President Donald Trump has failed to officially recognize June as LGBT Pride Month. read...

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Thu, May 28, 2020
#NATIONAL
AIDS activist, author Larry Kramer has died

AIDS activist and author Larry Kramer died on Wednesday. read...

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Thu, May 21, 2020
#NATIONAL
Chicago Pride Fest goes virtual, details announced

Chicago Pride Fest will mark its 20th anniversary with a virtual festival format, organizers announced on Thursday. read...

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Tue, May 19, 2020
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Grabbys Award Show goes virtual for 21st anniversary special

The show must go on, albeit virtually, organizers of the annual Grabbys Award Show announced on Tuesday. read...

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Wed, Apr 22, 2020
#NATIONAL
Chicago Pride Parade postponed for first time in 50-year history

The Chicago Pride Parade, scheduled for Sunday, June 28, has been postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, marking the first time that the parade has been postponed or canceled in its... read...

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Wed, Apr 22, 2020
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Chicago Pride Fest postponed, new dates announced for 2020

Pride in Chicago will be a little less festive this June. read...

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Wed, Apr 22, 2020
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Betty Who, Cyndi Lauper, and others to appear in LGBTQ livestream for COVID-19 relief fund

A star-studded, two-hour virtual concert is scheduled for Thursday, April 23, starting at 7 p.m. read...

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Mon, Apr 20, 2020
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NYC Pride 2020 canceled, Chicago Pride events remain on the calendar for now

The NYC Pride March has been canceled for the first time in its 50-year history, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Monday. read...

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Wed, Apr 8, 2020
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Fauci: Pandemic has 'shed a light' on health disparities in US like AIDS did with gay people

During Tuesday's daily White House Coronavirus Task Force briefing, Dr. read...

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Wed, Apr 8, 2020
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AIDS activist, playwright Larry Kramer writing play about COVID-19 crisis

AIDS activist, author, playwright Larry Kramer is writing a play that deals in part with the coronavirus pandemic. read...

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Mon, Apr 6, 2020
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Coronavirus pandemic forces cancellation of Toronto Pride Parade

Toronto's annual LGBT Pride Parade, one of the largest LGBT festivals in the world, has been canceled. read...

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Mon, Apr 6, 2020
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Elton John launches $1 million fund to protect people with HIV amid coronavirus pandemic

Out British singer Elton John on Saturday announced that his Elton John AIDS Foundation has launched a $1 million COVID-19 emergency fund to protect people living with HIV. read...

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Sun, Apr 5, 2020
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How to make a CDC-recommended cloth face mask

The CDC now recommends we wear some kind of cloth face mask when we have to leave home - whether it's to the grocery store or the pharmacy. read...

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Sat, Apr 4, 2020
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FDA eases ban on gay men donating blood

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Thursday announced it would ease its ban on gay and bisexual men donating blood. read...

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Tue, Mar 31, 2020
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Virtual dance party continues to be a worldwide success for Hydrate Nightclub

Thousands of people from around the world danced, at home, during Quarankiki: H2O Festival Edition on Saturday, March 28. read...

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Tue, Mar 31, 2020
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NYC nurse who died of COVID-19 was a gay man

The first reported case of a nurse in New York City dying from COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, was a Chicago-born gay man. read...

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Tue, Mar 31, 2020
#NATIONAL
OPEN LETTER Census 2020: The LGBTQ+ community counts

It's a new decade, and that means it's time to complete the Census. read...

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Sun, Mar 29, 2020
#NATIONAL
Coronavirus stimulus package includes $155 million for HIV programs

The $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus package approved by Congress and signed by President Donald Trump includes $155 million for HIV programs. read...

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Mon, Mar 23, 2020
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GLAAD to lose $2 million over Media Awards cancellations

GLAAD's decision to cancel its yearly awards show over coronavirus (COVID-19) concerns is expected to cost the LGBT advocacy group $2 million. read...

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