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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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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 […]

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Did “Bros” fail at the box office because it didn’t market to the LGTBQ+ community?

Believe it or not, you made it through another year. But wait, it’s not that time of year yet, right? There’s Halloween and Thanksgiving and, gee, something called the Midterm Elections to get through. If you don’t believe this columnist, turn on the Hallmark Channel. They’ve already started the holiday romantic comedy festival, and when […]

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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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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. […]

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News is Good: Gay wrestling champ, “Bros” on the big screen 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=BQIeBB9XMe8 Billy Eichner’s gay rom-com “Bros” hits theaters. The […]

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LGBTQ+ Changemakers: Rayceen Pendarvis

The LGBTQ+ Changemakers series features LGBTQ+ people all over the country who are making a difference through visibility and ingenuity.  The High Priestess of Love, The Queen of the Shameless Plug, The Empress of Pride, The Goddess of DC, The iconic, the legendary, Rayceen Pendarvis is an unstoppable force for good. An event host, community advocate, […]