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  Carey stepping down as Task Force executive director in 2021

On Sept. 23, the National LGBTQ Task Force announced that longtime Executive Director Rea Carey will be stepping down in early 2021. Carey has been with the organization since 2003 as a senior strategist, then deputy ...


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  Local musician/comic Becky Raisman aims to show passion in performing

Becky Raisman—a 38-year-old singer and comedian who is part of the LGBTQ+ community—has been singing ever since she was in elementary school. She now both covers and writes her own songs, performing them in local venues. ...


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  Red Stars rout Sky Blue 4-1

In a National Women's Soccer League match, the Chicago Red Stars had three different players score as they defeated Sky Blue FC 4-1 in the home team's first game at SeatGeek Stadium ( in Bridgeview, Illinois ...


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  WORLD Barbados items, EU's criticism, Billie Jean King, Equality Act

Barbados is ready to grant legal status to same-sex couples, in a major breakthrough for gay rights lobbying in the Caribbean Community ( CARICOM ) region, The Jamaica Gleaner reported. Gov. General Dame Sandra Mason made ...


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  'SNL' adds lesbian cast member

Saturday Night Live, or SNL, will start its 46th season Oct. 3 with at least one major change: The show is adding a member of the LGBTQ+ community to its cast. Punkie Johnson is an out ...


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  Sky's season ends with loss to Connecticut

The Chicago Sky's season came to an end Sept. 15 with a 94-81 loss to the Connecticut Sun in the single-elimination first round of the 2020 WNBA Playoffs at IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida. When asked ...


Red-Stars-lose-opening-Fall-Series-match

  Red Stars lose opening Fall Series match

The Chicago Red Stars fell to the Washington Spirit 2-1 in their NWSL Fall Series opening match. Chicago's lone goal came from Sarah Luebbert, who would score her first professional goal. The former University of Missouri ...


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  Series to celebrate Mexican artist Frida Kahlo

GLEN ELLYN, Ill. — The McAninch Arts Center (MAC), in association with the Cleve Carney Museum of Art (CCMA), will host a monthly series of events celebrating iconic Mexican artist Frida Kahlo. Kicking off the series, ...


Red-Stars-to-play-on-CBS-and-CBS-All-Access-Sept-26

  Red Stars to play on CBS and CBS All-Access Sept. 26

The National Women's Soccer League released the remaining games of the 2020 NWSL Fall Series. The Chicago Red Stars will host the Washington Spirit on Saturday, Sept. 26, at 12 p.m. CT live on CBS and ...


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  PASSAGES Sandy Potoglou

Sandy Potoglou ( Stathoula Dimitria Potoglou ), aka "Holly," left this world Aug. 27. She was 54. An obituary sent to Windy City Times stated the cause of death as The Republican National Convention. Sandy ( ...


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  Quigley becomes Sky's all-time leading scorer, team has donated $17K

During the Chicago Sky's Sept. 2 game against the Minnesota Lynx in Bradenton, Florida, Allie Quigley surpassed Sylvia Fowles for first on the Sky's all-time scoring list. She also reached 3,000 career points in the fourth ...


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  Trans judicial candidate Jill Rose Quinn weds

Democratic judicial candidate Jill Rose Quinn—who will likely be Illinois' first openly transgender judge after the Nov. 3 elections—added to her 2020 highlights by marrying partner Stephanie Marder this past weekend. Quinn told Windy City Times ...


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  World Rugby's proposed ban on transgender women sparks outcry

Citing recent research, a 38-page World Rugby transgender working group draft document is proposing a ban on transgender women from playing women's rugby. An anonymous leaked the draft document to The Guardian. Windy City Times was ...


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  Coalition of state lawmakers proposes sweeping ethics reforms

In the wake of the numerous, ongoing federal investigations involving bribery, influence peddling and insider-trading impacting state government officials and lobbyists, a broad coalition of lawmakers gathered Aug. 13 to announce its support for nine specific ...


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  Longtime lesbian activist named to be chief of staff for Kamala Harris

Longtime organizer Karine Jean-Pierre has been named chief of staff for Democratic presumptive vice presidential nominee U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris ( D-California ). Earlier this year, she began serving as a senior adviser to Joe Biden's ...


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  SHOWBIZ Sarah Paulson, The B-52s, NBA player, Issa Rae, Ryan Reynolds

Actress Sarah Paulson will be involved on Ryan Murphy's new spinoff series American Horror Stories—but not necessarily on-screen, Deadline noted. "What can I say?," said the Emmy and Golden Globe winning actress at a TCA Netflix ...


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  BOOKS Yvonne Zipter: Looking at Chicagoan's life, poetry collection

Writer Yvonne Zipter nurtures nature and other ideas in her new book of poetry Kissing the Long Face of the Greyhound. Zipter grew up in Milwaukee and lived there until she was 24. She earned a ...


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  Local lesbian couple celebrate 50 years together

When Alice Cozad and Linda Young met each other as freshmen at the University of Iowa they knew almost instantly that they would be together as a couple for the rest of their lives. "The electricity ...


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  Sky end Mystics' undefeated season

On Aug. 1, the Chicago Sky ended the Washington Mystics' status as the WNBA's lone undefeated team by stopping them 88-86. Among other achievements, the Sky shot 48 percent from the three-point line, and Chicago's bench ...


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  DeGeneres' show being investigated over racism, other claims (UPDATE)

The Ellen DeGeneres Show is reportedly being investigated following multiple allegations of its "toxic work environment," Yahoo! reported. Staff members recently spoke out anonymously to Buzzfeed about their alleged experiences of intimidation and racism working on ...


Chicago-Sky-players-to-donate-10-to-social-justice-for-every-point-scored-

  Chicago Sky players to donate $10 to social justice for every point scored

--From a press release

CHICAGO — The Chicago Sky players will donate $10 for every point team scored, $100 for every win, and $50 for any loss throughout the 2020 WNBA season under a newly-unveiled social justice initiative called #SkyTakesAction, ...


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  Red Stars stopped in championship match

The Chicago Red Stars fell to the Houston Dash 2-0 in the NWSL ( National Women's Soccer League ) Challenge Cup Championship on July 26. The Red Stars played 27 players throughout the NWSL Challenge Cup—the ...


Chicago-Sky-come-back-to-down-Vegas-

  Chicago Sky come back to down Vegas

On July 26, the Chicago Sky ( 1-0 ) staged a comeback to defeat the Las Vegas Aces ( 0-1 ) 88-86 in their joint WNBA opener. Chicago closed out the game on an 11-0 run, ...


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  HBO to air 'Seeing America with Megan Rapinoe' Aug. 1

HBO Sports will air Seeing America with Megan Rapinoe—a conversation hosted by out women's soccer star Megan Rapinoe—on Saturday, Aug. 1, 9-9:30 p.m. CT, exclusively on HBO. Rapinoe will lead a conversation with U.S. Rep. Alexandria ...


NUNN-ON-ONE-TV-Ashley-Romans-bites-into-juicy-role-on-AMC-series-NOS4A2

  NUNN ON ONE TV: Ashley Romans bites into juicy role on AMC series 'NOS4A2'

Based on Joe Hill's novel of the same name, the AMC series NOS4A2 spins a vampire's tale in unexpected directions. Out actor Zachary Quinto is the ominous Charlie Manx, who battles the gifted Vic McQueen, played ...


Women-Take-the-Stage-concert-event-Aug-26

  'Women Take the Stage' concert event Aug. 26

On Wed., Aug. 26, at 8 p.m. CT, top musicians, activists and feminist icons will gather for "Women Take the Stage"—a free virtual concert and rally to increase votes by and for women before the November ...


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  Jabari Brisport to be first LGBTQ person of color elected to the New York State Legislature

--From a LGBTQ Victory Fund press release

Washington, DC — Exactly one month after the New York primary election, enough ballots have been counted to declare LGBTQ Victory Fund endorsed candidate Jabari Brisport the winner of the Democratic primary for New York's 25th ...


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  Red Stars reach championship

Bianca St. Georges, Rachel Hill and Savannah McCaskill score as the Chicago Red Stars advance to the NWSL Challenge Cup Final with a 3-2 victory over Sky Blue FC in the NWSL ( National Women's Soccer ...


Affinity-ED-steps-down-shortly-after-being-named

  Affinity ED steps down shortly after being named

Effective July 9, Affinity Executive Director McKensie Mack is no longer with the organization, a press release stated. In June, Mack was named as the new leader of Affinity, a social-justice organization serving the needs of ...


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  Report show LGBTQ elected officials nationwide increased by 21 percent in past year

--From a press release

Washington, DC — There are 843 known* openly LGBTQ elected officials in the United States — a 21 percent increase in the past year — according to LGBTQ Victory Institute's Out for America 2020 digital report, ...


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  Welbon invited to join Motion Picture Academy

Local Black lesbian filmmaker Yvonne Welbon was among the 819 artists and executives invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. The 2020 class is 45 percent women, 36 percent underrepresented ethnic/racial communities ...


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  Bisexual actress cast as new lead in 'Batwoman'

God Friended Me co-star Javicia Leslie has been cast as the new Batwoman, succeeding Ruby Rose, who exited the role after the end of season one, Deadline reported. Leslie, confirmed to play a new lesbian character ...


WORLD-African-countrys-pro-LGBT-move-Pride-marches-lesbian-singer

  WORLD African country's pro-LGBT move, Pride marches, lesbian singer

In a landmark decision on July 6, the Senate of Gabon voted to decriminalize same-sex relations with 59 votes in favor, 17 against and four abstentions, Outright International noted. The move to decriminalize was supported by ...


SHOWBIZ-Paris-Jackson-GALECA-nods-Halle-Berry-Jennifer-Holliday

  SHOWBIZ Paris Jackson, GALECA nods, Halle Berry, Jennifer Holliday

More than 274,000 people have signed a Change.org petition to prevent the distribution of the indie film Habit, which critics say is "Christianophobic garbage," USA Today noted. "A new blasphemous Hollywood film is predicted to come ...


Chicago-Sky-hosts-Unapologetically-You-Pride-virtual-panel

  Chicago Sky hosts 'Unapologetically You' Pride virtual panel

In honor of Pride month, the Chicago Sky held a virtual panel "Being Unapologetically You" June 23 focused on success stories from three local LGBTQ leaders. E3 Radio Founder and CEO Anna DeShawn moderated the eent. ...


NATIONAL-Athlete-ex-servicemember-dies-Stonewall-Inn-Pride-attendees-arrested-

  NATIONAL Athlete/ex-servicemember dies, Stonewall Inn, Pride attendees arrested

Angela Madsen—a member of the LGBTQ community whose remarkable life included a spell in the Marines, several medals ( including a bronze in the shot put at the 2012 Paralympics in London ) and record-setting rowing ...


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  she crew leaders reflect on feats, end of organization

Six years after its founding, {she crew} has announced that the organization will be ending later this year. Co-founders Meredith Montgomery and Jess London-Shields told Windy City Times that they agreed at the beginning of 2020 ...


Illinois-LGBTQ-cabinet-members-discuss-equality-coronavirus

  Illinois' LGBTQ cabinet members discuss equality, coronavirus

Among those conte=nding with coronavirus preparedness, not to mention the effects from the resulting shutdowns, were numerous state government officials. They were tasked with keeping the machinery of government operating, and making sure residents received essential ...


LGBTQ-artists-installation-being-moved-to-Chicago

  LGBTQ artists' installation being moved to Chicago

For the closing ceremony of last summer's World Pride in New York City, a work of art celebrating the LGBTQ community was wrapped around Times Square's main stage. For five days, this work took up an ...


NCLR-cheers-court-ruling-invalidating-attempt-to-end-DACA-

  NCLR cheers court ruling invalidating attempt to end DACA

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, the U.S. Supreme Court invalidated the Trump Administration's attempt to end the Department of Homeland Security's Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals ( DACA ) program, which provides relief from deportation for certain ...


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  81,000 'Dreamers' identify as LGBT, 39,000 of them have participated in DACA

There are an estimated 81,000 LGBT Dreamers in the U.S., including 39,000 who have participated in Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals ( DACA ), according to an updated report by the Williams Institute at UCLA School ...


Red-Stars-broadcast-schedule-finalized-

  Red Stars' broadcast schedule finalized

The Chicago Red Stars' schedule in the NWSL Challenge Cup has been finalized. Chicago will kick off its tournament runwith a matchup against the Orlando Pride at 9 p.m. CT on Saturday, June 27. The Red ...


WNBA-season-to-resume-in-July

  WNBA season to resume in July

The WNBA officially announced June 15 that, in agreement with the players' union, it plans to have a 22-game regular season starting in late July, USA Today noted. The Chicago Sky is among the teams in ...


Lightfoot-Ross-Nasim-among-LGBT-History-Month-icons

  Lightfoot, Ross, Nasim among LGBT History Month icons

Equality Forum has named its LGBT History Month icons for October—and Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot, transgender actress Angelica Ross ( Pose ) and late Pakistani-American poet ( and Chicago LGBTQ Hall of Fame inductee ) Ifti ...


Gerber-Hart-celebrates-Hot-Wire-The-Journal-of-Womens-Music-and-Culture

  Gerber/Hart celebrates Hot Wire: The Journal of Women's Music and Culture

Gerber/Hart Library and Archives hosted a look back at Hot Wire: The Journal of Women's Music and Culture with a panel, on May 27. The journal grew out of Not Just a Stage, an organization Toni ...


Affinity-names-new-executive-director

  Affinity names new executive director

The board of directors at Affinity Community Services ( "Affinity" )— a social-justice organization serving the needs of the Black LGBTQ+ community, with a particular focus on Black women—has announced the appointment of McKensie Mack as ...


The-U-broadcasting-Sky-games-June-6-13

  The U broadcasting Sky games June 6, 13

The U is filling the void left by the postponed WNBA season by rebroadcasting old Sky games, The Chicago Sun-Times noted. The U, which is the Sky's broadcasting partner, started airing games May 30. Games continue ...


NATIONAL-Drag-Fest-eating-disorders-journalist-attacked-NCLR-event

  NATIONAL 'Drag Fest,' eating disorders, journalist attacked, NCLR event

Political activist/New York City drag staple Marti Gould Cummings and The Only Productions announced the largest digital drag festival during Pride 2020, a press release noted. More than 100 performers are scheduled to appear during "Pride ...


THE-AMAZON-TRAIL-Is-there-a-doctor

  THE AMAZON TRAIL Is there a doctor...

It's that time again. I need to find a healthcare provider. I live in a rural community where there is a large turnover of medical professionals and a constant shortage of qualified staff. The health organization ...


Red-Stars-part-of-Challenge-Cup-which-starts-June-27

  Red Stars part of Challenge Cup, which starts June 27

The National Women's Soccer League announced May 27 that the 2020 NWSL Challenge Cup, presented by P&G and Secret, will mark the return to action for all nine clubs, including Chicago Red Stars. The 25-game tournament ...


Artemisia-A-Chicago-Podcast-features-Julie-Proudfoot-interviewing-Tracy-Baim

  Artemisia, A Chicago Podcast, features Julie Proudfoot interviewing Tracy Baim

On Artemisia, A Chicago Podcast #103, Julie Proudfoot interviews Tracy Baim, award-winning journalist and publisher, about her work in Chicago as an openly-gay journalist and SaveChicagoMedia.org, the first-ever joint local independent media fundraiser. Artemisia, A Chicago ...


NCLR-honors-SF-49ers-Offensive-Assistant-Coach-Katie-Sowers-comedian-Gina-Yashere

  NCLR honors SF 49ers Offensive Assistant Coach Katie Sowers, comedian Gina Yashere

SAN FRANCISCO, CA — The National Center of Lesbian Rights ( NCLR ) today announced that they will be honoring San Francisco 49ers Offensive Assistant Coach Katie Sowers with their Trailblazer Award, presented by pro-athlete and ...


Affinity-to-mark-25th-anniversary-virtually

  Affinity to mark 25th anniversary virtually

Co-chairs and the Affinity Community Services board of directors recently announced that Affinity's 25th-anniversary event will be a virtual experience taking place the weekend of Oct. 9-11, with the centerpiece event on Saturday, Oct. 10. Co-chairs ...


Red-Stars-hosting-virtual-Pride-party-on-May-28

  Red Stars hosting virtual Pride party on May 28

The Chicago Red Stars will kick off pride month in Chicago by teaming with local businesses and talent for a virtual Pride Party presented by Illinois Bone and Joint Institute on Thursday, May 28, at 7:30 ...


Brave-Space-Alliance-announces-board-of-directors

  Brave Space Alliance announces board of directors

Brave Space Alliance—a Black- and trans-led "LGBTQ center on the South Side of Chicago that is dedicated to creating and providing affirming, culturally competent, for-us by-us resources, programming and services for LGBTQ individuals on the South ...


-Roe-v-Wade-plaintiff-said-she-was-paid-for-anti-abortion-stance

  Roe v. Wade plaintiff said she was paid for anti-abortion stance

Norma McCorvey, the anonymous plaintiff in the landmark Roe v. Wade case, came out against abortion in 1995, stunning the world—but a deathbed documentary reveals that she only switched sides for money, The Chicago Tribune reported. ...


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  Ruby Rose leaving lead role in 'Batwoman'

Ruby Rose—the openly lesbian actress who starred in the CW's freshman drama series Batwoman—is leaving the Warner Bros. TV/Berlanti Prods. drama after one season, Deadline reported. The series, which already has been renewed for a second ...


Andersonville-at-Home-virtual-event-June-12-

  'Andersonville at Home' virtual event June 12

In light of the City of Chicago's recent announcement to issue no special events permits through Labor Day 2020, the Andersonville Chamber of Commerce (ACC) has officially canceled the postponement of Midsommarfest previously rescheduled for the ...


Golden-Apple-surprises-out-teacher-with-award

  Golden Apple surprises out teacher with award

On May 15, Golden Apple—an Illinois nonprofit committed to preparing, honoring and supporting exemplary educators who advance educational opportunities for students—surprised Jenine Wehbeh, a seventh and eighth-grade teacher at John B. Murphy Elementary in Chicago, with ...


Melissa-Etheridges-son-dies-at-age-21

  Melissa Etheridge's son dies at age 21

Beckett Cypher—the son of Melissa Etheridge and her former partner Julie Cypher—died, according to media reports. He was 21. Etheridge, on Twitter, said, "Today I joined the hundreds of thousands of families who have lost loved ...


Billie-Jean-King-LGBTQ-icon-talks-Chicago-ties-tennis-out-athletes

  Billie Jean King, LGBTQ icon talks Chicago ties, tennis, out athletes

Billie Jean King could easily rest on her laurels as one of the greatest tennis players ever—and she's one of the few to have a movie made about her (the 2017 film Battle of the Sexes, ...


MOVIES-Young-gay-filmmaker-debuts-LGBT-romantic-drama

  MOVIES Young gay filmmaker debuts LGBT romantic drama

A gay Massachusetts-based filmmaker will release his new LGBT-themed feature film, which he produced for the unheard-of sum of $400, to YouTube in late May. Director Josh Cox, 20, based the new film, Summer of Mesa, ...


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  Comedian Cameron Esposito's new memoir digs into queer liberation, Catholic upbringing

Catherine Buck

Cameron Esposito's new memoir, Save Yourself, is the story she needed when she was younger. The lesbian comedian tracks the story of her Catholic upbringing and queer liberation, including an early interest in the priesthood and ...


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  Red Stars unveil 'Neighborhood Kit'

The Chicago Red Stars released a new custom jersey honoring their city with "The Neighborhood Kit." ( "Kit," in this case, refers to sports clothing. ) Chicago unveiled its secondary jersey for the 2020 National Women's ...


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  TELEVISION Laura Dreyfuss, Rahne Jones on season two of 'The Politician'

The quirky Netflix dark dramedy The Politician teems with scandalous satisfaction from the moment rich kid Payton Hobart ( Ben Platt ) invites viewers into his Santa Barbara, California, mansion. Born into a poor family and ...


Out-comedian-joins-Humanities-event-

  Out comedian joins Humanities event

On April 16, comedian Cameron Esposito joined the Chicago Humanities Festival for its first virtual event of the spring 2020 season. During the live-streaming conversation—moderated by Kristen Kaza, co-founder of Slo 'Mo: Slow Jams for Queer ...


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  'Frida Kahlo 2020' moved to 2021

The Cleve Carney Museum of Art (CCMA) and the McAninch Arts Center (MAC) at the College of DuPage (COD) announced that due to the COVID-19 pandemic "Frida Kahlo 2020," originally scheduled for June to August of ...


THE-AMAZON-TRAIL-A-giant

  THE AMAZON TRAIL A giant

"We lost a giant today," tweeted California state Sen. Scott Weiner, who is chairman of the LGBTQ caucus. A giant is exactly what the ninety-five-year-old Phyllis Lyon was, along with her partner Del Martin, who died ...


ELECTIONS-2020-INDIANA-Lesbian-attorney-Sabrina-Haake-aims-for-Congressional-seat

  ELECTIONS 2020 INDIANA Lesbian attorney Sabrina Haake aims for Congressional seat

Sabrina Haake ( pronounced "hake" ) is a lesbian attorney who wants to represent Indiana's 1st Congressional District. Among her core issues are the climate and environment, mental health, racial justice, job and LGBTQ rights. Windy ...


Appeals-panel-Park-District-must-pay-after-bias-claim

  Appeals panel: Park District must pay after bias claim

A federal appeals panel has ruled that Chicago Park District must pay $300,000 to an employee, who is lesbian, who sued the District on the grounds that she was both surveilled and terminated as a result ...


NCLR-mourns-loss-of-civil-rights-and-LGBTQ-icon-Phyllis-Lyon-95

  NCLR mourns loss of civil rights and LGBTQ icon Phyllis Lyon, 95

SAN FRANCISCO, CA — Today, the National Center for Lesbian Rights mourns the loss of a beloved friend and LGBTQ civil rights icon. Phyllis Lyon, 95, passed away peacefully from natural causes at her home in ...


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  Lesbian icon Phyllis Lyon dies at 95

Activist Phyllis Lyon—who spent more than five decades fighting for LGBTQ rights—died of natural causes. She was 95. CNN.com reported that California Gov. Gavin Newsom shared the news of Lyon's death in a post on Twitter ...


BOOKS-Legendary-Chicago-lesbian-of-conscience-tells-her-story

  BOOKS Legendary Chicago 'lesbian of conscience' tells her story

In Emily L. Quint Freeman's no-holds-barred 262-page memoir, Failure to Appear: Resistance, Identity and Loss, she provides a gripping true-life story of a lesbian of conscience who became a fugitive, on the run for over nineteen ...


Five-Worth-Finding-From-an-absorbing-memoir-to-cool-socks

  Five Worth Finding: From an absorbing memoir to cool socks

—Ordinary Girls: A Memoir: In this hard-hitting memoir, Jaquira Diaz writes of struggling with depression and drug abuse while growing into her identity as a queer, biracial girl in Miami and Puerto Rico. And as Diaz ...


THE-AMAZON-TRAIL-Micks-potato-fertilizer

  THE AMAZON TRAIL Mick's potato fertilizer

When I asked for advice about growing potatoes, our friend Mary wrote, "Here is what Mick does: blood meal, green sand, or wood ash, bone meal, a handful of each above item for each potato you ...







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