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‘It’s a competition of Catholic values:’ Suburban Catholic school conflicts over gender pronouns, same-sex marriage

‘It’s a competition of Catholic values:’ Suburban Catholic school conflicts over gender pronouns, same-sex marriage | #ILoveGay | Scoop.it

Ora Amber, a 16-year-old ex-Catholic, stood across the street from St. Francis High School last week lofting a yellow, white, purple and black flag that represents people whose gender identity is outside the male/female binary. Amber, who uses they and them as pronouns, was part of a small crowd rallying against the Wheaton school’s refusal to use such nontraditional pronouns for its students

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Art Gaysel – Miami's Queerest Fair

Art Gaysel – Miami's Queerest Fair | #ILoveGay | Scoop.it

The Queerest most affordable art fair in Miami Beach during Basel - Art Gaysel returns for its 6th year and it's Queerer Than Ever! Open daily from 5 pm - midnight, Dec 2-4.

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China’s queer internet is being erased

China’s queer internet is being erased | #ILoveGay | Scoop.it

LGBTQI groups found rare freedoms online, but this year, many were shut by censors. It feels like slowly being sanded down, said one member.

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Three LGBTQ+ Restaurateurs Awarded $100K Grants from $2 Million Covid Relief Fund

Three LGBTQ+ Restaurateurs Awarded $100K Grants from $2 Million Covid Relief Fund | #ILoveGay | Scoop.it

The National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC), the business voice of the LGBTQ+ community and certifying body for LGBTQ+-owned businesses nationwide, and Grubhub, a leading U.S. food-ordering and delivery marketplace, announced today three recipients of $100,000 grants given by the NGLCC/Grubhub Community Impact Grant Program.

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Art Basel Miami Beach Returns, Smaller but Ready to Party

Art Basel Miami Beach Returns, Smaller but Ready to Party | #ILoveGay | Scoop.it

What you’ll find at this year’s tropical circus: hundreds of galleries, institutions proudly exhibiting homegrown work and an array of NFT-themed gatherings.

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Cedar Rapids Public Library working to diversify collection

Cedar Rapids Public Library working to diversify collection | #ILoveGay | Scoop.it

To ensure all Cedar Rapidians have a “mirror” reflecting themselves in library books, staff began auditing the collection in 2018 for representation and have successfully increased diversity, starting with young adult fiction.

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LGBTQ elders face 'caregiving crisis,' but friends step up to help

LGBTQ elders face 'caregiving crisis,' but friends step up to help | #ILoveGay | Scoop.it

LGBTQ elders face caregiving crisis. Most do not have adult children. Face discrimination from caregivers, peers. HIV/AIDS, mental health, substance abuse.

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5 queer-friendly reasons to visit Malta this holiday season

5 queer-friendly reasons to visit Malta this holiday season | #ILoveGay | Scoop.it

With temperatures sitting comfortably in the late teens, Malta makes for a great autumn and winter destination for queer travellers.

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How one SF leader is helping queer youth emerge stronger from the pandemic

How one SF leader is helping queer youth emerge stronger from the pandemic | #ILoveGay | Scoop.it

Nestled among the Castro’s colorful storefronts and sidewalks sits a purple Victorian that queer youth have passed through for nearly three decades. The site is home to LYRIC, a nonprofit focused on providing an array of services for LGBTQ youth, from housing navigation to mentorship and mental health support groups.

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Hungarian parliament empowers government to hold referendum on LGBT issues

Hungarian parliament empowers government to hold referendum on LGBT issues | #ILoveGay | Scoop.it

Hungary's parliament passed a resolution on Tuesday that will empower the government to hold a referendum on LGBT issues, as Prime Minister Viktor Orban heads into a tough election race next year.

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Louisville Pride Foundation opening LGBTQ+ Community Center

Louisville Pride Foundation opening LGBTQ+ Community Center | #ILoveGay | Scoop.it

This space is being transformed into a safe and welcoming place for LGBT people to gather, work and host events.

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The Year of the Black Queer Revolution

The Year of the Black Queer Revolution | #ILoveGay | Scoop.it

The insurmountable rise of Lil Nas X, Billy Porter, and other artists represents a paradigm shift in the culture

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Self-described ‘queer Zionist’ takes hits from both the Right and Left

Self-described ‘queer Zionist’ takes hits from both the Right and Left | #ILoveGay | Scoop.it

“Jews in America have always been active at serving other marginalized and victimized groups, it’s a principle in Zionism and Judaism. If you are to help yourself you are to also help your neighbor."

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Meet The LGBT Candidates For The City of Sydney Council 

Meet The LGBT Candidates For The City of Sydney Council  | #ILoveGay | Scoop.it

On December 4, the City of Sydney, along with 123 councils will hold elections for councillors and mayors across NSW.

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China's LGBTIQ+ movement is under attack. But international support can be a double-edged sword

China's LGBTIQ+ movement is under attack. But international support can be a double-edged sword | #ILoveGay | Scoop.it

Queer communities in China are increasingly seen as a political threat to state stability, writes Jinghua Qian. 

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After being booted from Missouri Capitol, LGBTQ history exhibit headed to St. Louis

After being booted from Missouri Capitol, LGBTQ history exhibit headed to St. Louis | #ILoveGay | Scoop.it

Nearly three months after being removed from the Missouri Capitol by Gov. Mike Parson’s administration, an exhibit on the history of the LGBTQ movement will now be on display in St Louis.

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Hotel Gaythering – Why You Should Stay at Miami’s Unique Gay Hotel

Hotel Gaythering – Why You Should Stay at Miami’s Unique Gay Hotel | #ILoveGay | Scoop.it

The award-winning Hotel Gaythering is a unique gay hotel in Miami Beach. With a bar, sauna and popular weekly events, it’s the top choice for your stay in South Beach.

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Researcher and social justice practitioner advocates for Baltimore’s Black gay and bisexual community

Researcher and social justice practitioner advocates for Baltimore’s Black gay and bisexual community | #ILoveGay | Scoop.it

Durryle Brooks' talks on love and power have been part of training programs for Maryland prosecutors, attorneys, social workers and case managers who work in the field of abuse intervention.

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New LGBTQ center in the works in Lititz

New LGBTQ center in the works in Lititz | #ILoveGay | Scoop.it

A new LGBTQ center is in the works in Lititz, Lancaster County. While the exact location is still being finalized, St. Paul Lutheran Church is helping out. The church provides…

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YMA & TAAFI Open Entries for John Rooney Creator Fund for LGBT+ Canadian Talent

YMA & TAAFI Open Entries for John Rooney Creator Fund for LGBT+ Canadian Talent | #ILoveGay | Scoop.it

In memory of Canadian animation stalwart John Rooney, who passed away nearly a year ago at age 50, the Youth Media Alliance and TAAFI have established the John Rooney Creator Fund to honor his ardent support of LGBTQ2S+ talent in children’s, youth and family animation. Announced in January, the Fund is opening up to its first round of applicants […]

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Christopher Coburn becomes first Black LGBTQ person elected in Montana

Christopher Coburn becomes first Black LGBTQ person elected in Montana | #ILoveGay | Scoop.it

Coburn’s election marks the first time a Black LGBTQ person was elected in Montana, but he's more worried about other issues facing Bozeman.

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Chile lawmakers set to approve same-sex marriage bill

Chile lawmakers set to approve same-sex marriage bill | #ILoveGay | Scoop.it

Chile's parliament is set to approve a long-awaited bill to legalize same-sex marriage Tuesday, joining just a handful of countries in majority Catholic

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Community Becomes Acquainted with LGBTQ Residents

Community Becomes Acquainted with LGBTQ Residents | #ILoveGay | Scoop.it

The city of Kanazawa is one of the many places around the world coming to recognize sexual and gender diversity. A parade was designed to help everyone feel right at home. LGBTQ awareness is growing there and in other parts of Japan.

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Trans kids don’t get the mental health care they’re entitled to

Gender-exploratory therapy is a key step. Why aren't therapists providing it?

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Seattle's Michael Failla became a lifeline for LGBTQ people in the Middle East

Seattle's Michael Failla became a lifeline for LGBTQ people in the Middle East | #ILoveGay | Scoop.it

The callers reach out to him in their darkest moments -- sometimes when they're contemplating suicide -- and Michael Failla always answers. He's devoted his life to helping LGBQT people facing persecution in their home countries.

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Welsh businesswoman says coming out as transgender was 'most liberating experience' of her life

Welsh businesswoman says coming out as transgender was 'most liberating experience' of her life | #ILoveGay | Scoop.it

'It's taken a long time to get there but now I can hold my head up high and say I am Nia, and I am happier than ever'

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