LGBTQI Pop Culture and Media Stars Make theGrio’s Top 100
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LGBTQI Pop Culture and Media Stars Make theGrio’s Top 100

Congrats to some of our very own in the queer community for making theGrio.com’s Top 100 list. The annual roster highlights the achievements of African-Americans in fields such as politics and activism, pop culture, health, arts, and sports. This year it included some LGBTQI standouts we adore. Media: B. Scott is a  YouTube sensation and self-proclaimed media … Continue reading

BARNEYS NEW YORK Features Transgender People of Color in New Campaign
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BARNEYS NEW YORK Features Transgender People of Color in New Campaign

In its latest campaign, Barneys New York partners with two leading voices in the queer community, the National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE) and the LGBT Community Center (The Center). According to Barneys, transgender men and women  are often lost or overlooked in the battle for LGBT rights, so the company felt it was high-time … Continue reading

W. Kamau Bell, Melissa Harris-Perry and Cedric the Entertainer Nominated for GLAAD Media Award
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W. Kamau Bell, Melissa Harris-Perry and Cedric the Entertainer Nominated for GLAAD Media Award

And the award goes to…well, we haven’t gotten that answer yet.  However, we do have the nominees for the 25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards and we’re glad to see some familiar faces on the list.  The program honors individuals and media sources that have demonstrated outstanding achievement in providing  “fair, accurate and inclusive representations of … Continue reading

Mistletoe Mixer: Speed Dating Event for Queer Women
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Mistletoe Mixer: Speed Dating Event for Queer Women

NEW YORK CITY- ‘Tis the season and Strand Bookstore is bringing the holiday cheer via their Queer Ladies Speed Dating event. On December 10th, queer women in the NYC area are invited to enjoy a social affair that hopefully leads to early Christmas presents. Apparently, this isn’t Strand Bookstore’s first go-around; their previous dating shindigs … Continue reading

New Documentary Showcases Queer Female Poets
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New Documentary Showcases Queer Female Poets

“Poetry is not dead,” say the women behind  Women and the Word:The Revival. Watch them try to prove it with their powerful upcoming project. With a mission to help quench our insatiable thirst for more queer women of color media, this highly-anticipated documentary film examines the lives and artistry of five queer women poets. It … Continue reading