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News is Good: Lesbian Herstory Archives immortalized, “Spoiler Alert” premieres

News is Good is a weekly column featuring 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. Lesbian Herstory Archives named an official NYC Landmark. The Lesbian Herstory Archives’ […]

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News is Good: “We’re Here” returns, Jinkx Monsoon takes Broadway and more

Welcome to our weekly column, News is Good, featuring 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=9ghvJYFxt-0 The Emmy-winning HBO Max show “We’re Here” returns to change […]

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8 transgender musicians making an impact

This Transgender Awareness Week (Nov. 13-19), we’re highlighting trans musical artists who are making a significant impact in their genres. From a pioneering opera singer to a rapper making a difference on and off stage, here are eight incredible musicians you should know.  Kim Petras https://open.spotify.com/track/3nqQXoyQOWXiESFLlDF1hG?si=e3a7922263a84b6c German singer/songwriter Kim Petras has been making music for […]

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The fight continues

In the 53-plus years since the Stonewall Riots, the LGBTQ+ community has made tremendous strides. Progress came slowly at first; in the 1980s through the early 1990s, the HIV/AIDS epidemic largely diverted our attention and efforts away from fighting for equality and focused us instead on just trying to stay alive and keep our friends […]

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Responsible voting and reporting: A recipe for democracy

Winston Churchill famously said, “It has been said that democracy is the worst form of government—except all the others that have been tried.” Democracy has been especially exhausting in recent memory. Mainstream media has locked Americans into a perpetual election cycle: Once a president, for example, is sworn in, speculation begins on the outcomes of […]

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News is Good: Queer beauty pageant nuptials, stopping censorship 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.instagram.com/p/CkUOoo_glwy/ Former Miss Argentina and Miss Puerto Rico announce […]