Gay/Lesbian Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Mother and transgender son to share their journey from shame to love at Long Beach breakfastRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Press-Telegram

    Marsha Aizumi was a successful businesswoman and educator, but she was totally unprepared for a life-changing revelation from her daughter, Ashley, nine years ago. While sitting in a restaurant near their home in Arcadia, Ashley, then 20, told her mother, "I'm uncomfortable in my body now, and I want to transition to a guy."

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  2. NBC hires Adam Rippon and his golden commentary for the rest of the OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Herald

    Adam Rippon, the openly gay figure skater who helped the United States win a bronze medal in team competition and became one of the biggest breakout stars of the Pyeongchang Olympics, has gotten his first big break before the Winter Games have even concluded. Rippon, a darling of the competition for saying things that have been at turns smart, creative, and refreshing for viewers, has been hired by NBC as a correspondent for the rest of the games.

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  3. Kansas GOP votes to a oppose all efforts to validate transgender identityaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Wichita Eagle

    The Kansas Republican Party has approved a resolution to "oppose all efforts to validate transgender identity." An opponent fears it will lead to problems for the party.

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  4. Gus Kenworthy didn't need medal to make him winner at 2018 Winter OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | USA Today

    Gus Kenworthy leaves the Pyeongchang Olympics empty-handed, failing to land a run in the slopestyle final Sunday. But his heart is full, knowing what he did here is far bigger than sport.

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  5. When did being gay become legal in the UK?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Metro UK News

    It's a time to look back on the history of gay and trans rights, and observe just how far we've come as well as how far we've still got to go. One of the significant moments of LGBT history in the UK was the introduction of legislation to make same-sex marriage legal. 1 comment

  6. What's on TV: Sunday, February 25Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Age

    Simon Reeve acquits himself well - as always - on this visit to Colombia to see how the country's historic peace deal is panning out. Colombia's civil war inflicted unimaginable horror on the country, killing some 220,000 people and displacing 4 million more, as the left-wing rebel group known as FARC fought the Colombian government and right-wing paramilitaries for more than five decades.

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  7. Riot recounts the birth of the Sydney Mardi Gras and the gay rights movementRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Age

    There is a famous photo of Robyn Plaister. In the black-and-white image she is sprawled on the ground in front of a paddy wagon, one arm gripped by a group of young activists, the other dragged in the opposite direction by a uniformed cop.

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  8. Senegalese man suing Quebec congregation for alleged sexual abuse in AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Medincine Hat News

    Lawyer Max Silverman is seen in front of the Montreal-based address of the Freres Sacre Coeur Thursday, February 15, 2018 in Montreal. Silverman is representing a client in Africa suing a Quebec-based congregation for sexual abuse by one of its priests in Senegal in the 1980s.

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  9. Nick Goepper, Gus Kenworthy can inspire others by sharing their personal storiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | USA Today

    Goepper, now a two-time Olympic medalist, has heard from a few people himself. Though he's an accomplished freeskier, the responses have come to Goepper sharing his story of struggling with depression.

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  10. Gus Kenworthy kisses boyfriend on live TVRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Gay Times

    Although Gus Kenworthy missed out on an Olympic medal, probably in part to his broken thumb, it was what happened before the event that caught everyone's attention. Before he went down the slopes, he was joined by friends and family, and shared a kiss with his boyfriend, Matthew Wilkas.

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  11. Gus Kenworthy's kiss with boyfriend a 'moment to celebrate'Read the original story

    Yesterday | WAAY

    It was a tender moment between two men in love, an openly gay Olympian kissing his boyfriend at the bottom of the hill during the ski slopestyle event. The embrace was broadcast live on network television and has become another notable occasion at a Winter Olympics which has been full of symbolism.

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  12. Hirscher gets gold again, Braaten wins slopestyleRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WEHT

    Hirscher won the men's giant slalom Sunday , finishing in 2 minutes, 18.04 seconds, and beating Norway's Henrik Kristoffersen by 1.27 seconds - the largest victory in the event at an Olympics in 50 years . He also won the Alpine combined last Tuesday, and is scheduled to compete in the slalom - his best event - on Thursday.

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    Yesterday | Gay Times

    Currently, seven states in the U.S. have so-called "no promo homo" laws in place in schools, which forbids teachers from discussing LGBTQ issues in the classroom, unless it is "in the context of instruction concerning sexually transmitted diseases." The current law reads: "Course materials and instruction that relate to sexual education or sexually transmitted diseases should include a an emphasis, in a factual manner and from a public health perspective, that homosexuality is not a lifestyle acceptable to the general public and that homosexual conduct is a criminal offense under the laws of the state."

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  14. A sign. A farm. And the fury that followedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Lowell Sun

    It had been a week since the road sign had gone up near the entrance of their 116-acre farm in northern Virginia, and the furious emails, calls and Facebook messages were still pouring in. The responses didn't surprise the owners of Cox Farms, who had long taken politically charged stands on their land, locally famous for its massive fall festival.

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  15. Gay Bermudian man reveals why he wona t be going back to his home countryRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Gay Times

    Earlier this month, Bermuda became the first country in the world to repeal same-sex marriages . One of the reasons given to the repeal, by Home Affairs Minister Walton Brown, was that the "majority of Bermudians do not agree with same-sex marriage." 6 comments

  16. Winter Olympics 2018: Gus Kenworthy gets a kiss on TV; day made...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Indian Express

    Forget about the bobbled runs, the broken thumb, the searing pain in his hip and, yes, even the unforgiving scoreboard that showed Gus Kenworthy finishing in last place at the Olympics. Before the start of the Olympic ski slopestyle contest Sunday _ a contest won by Norway's Oystein Braaten with American Nick Goepper coming in second _ social media went wild with a screen grab of NBC showing Kenworthy sharing a tender moment with his boyfriend, Matt Wilkas, at the bottom of the hill.

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  17. A Death in Hong Kong review: the last word on gay policeman caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | South China Morning Post

    Long-term Hongkongers are probably familiar with the case of John MacLennan, the gay Scottish policeman who took his life in 1980 after what many saw as a sustained witch hunt by the police. The fallout from his death was far-reaching.

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  18. Gus Kenworthy and His Boyfriend Kissed on TV at the Olympics and Fans Are EcstaticRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Yahoo!

    Before his first slopestyle run on Sunday, Gus Kenworthy shared a kiss with his boyfriend on TV - a significant moment in a year when he is one of the first openly gay Americans competing in the Winter Olympics. Kenworthy's boyfriend, Matthew Wilkas , brought a rainbow American flag to Kenworthy's event on Sunday local time and wore a shirt that said USGAY.

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  19. Trump's words do matterRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Star Press

    On a weekend when our country should have been preparing to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., many African-Americans were - once again - having to listen to and absorb chillingly derogatory remarks from our divisive 45th president, Donald J. Trump. The remarks made by President Trump regarding countries such as Haiti and Africa being referred to as "s---hole countries" are deplorable at best and racist at worst.

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  20. The unsung heroes of the civil rights movement are black women you've never heard ofRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 16 | USA Today

    We pay the bulk of our tribute to Martin Luther King Jr., but history has overlooked the black women who made his legacy possible. Donna Brazile, a political strategist and former interim chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, said the nation should be ready for more black female activists fighting for social justice.

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