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20th edition of Emily Post’s ‘Etiquette’ offers updated advice on pronouns and much more

Some families manage bakeries, nurseries, or vineyards. For Daniel Post Senning, great-great grandson of Emily Post and an Emily Post Institute co-president, and Lizzie Post, great-great granddaughter of Emily Post and an Emily Post Institute co-president, etiquette is the family business. The Emily Post Institute, based in Waterbury, Vt., conducts seminars and trainings. It partners Read More

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News is Good: A Philly icon is honored, the Negroni sbagliato sensation and more

Welcome to our weekly column, News is Good, where we feature positive news about the LGBTQ+ community. Too much of what we see in mainstream media coverage focuses on the challenges we face and not the celebrations. Here are five things we’re excited about this week. State of Mexico legalizes same-sex marriage. With an overwhelming […]

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J.D. Vance signals opposition to same-sex marriage bill

J.D. Vance, a candidate for U.S. Senate in Ohio who was able to obtain the Republican presidential nomination thanks in part to backing from gay conservative entrepreneur Peter Thiel, signaled on Tuesday he’d vote against legislation pending before Congress seeking to codify same-sex marriage into law. Vance made the comments during a debate with Democratic Read More

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Combating misinformation and misconceptions about being intersex

“What does it mean to be intersex?” “What does intersex look like?” “How do intersex individuals fit into the larger LGBTQIA2S community?” These are some of the questions that the intersex advocacy organization interACT tackles on its website and outreach. Established in 2006, interACT uses “innovative legal and other strategies, to advocate for the human […]

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News is Good: A bisexual Nobel Prize winner, Velma comes out and more

Welcome to our weekly column, News is Good, where we feature positive news about the LGBTQ+ community. Too much of what we see in mainstream media coverage focuses on the challenges we face and not the celebrations. Here are five things we’re excited about this week. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PQKHtdElMng Scooby-Doo’s Velma comes out in latest franchise release. […]