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The decline of the lesbian print magazine

Rivendell CEO Todd Evans, whose company represents LGBTQ+ publications, noticed an unprecedented climb. “In 2019 when there’s all this doom and gloom against print media, circulation was up five percent. Really, I mean it was literally unheard of,” Evans says. “Circulation has held steady, even through COVID.” When the pandemic confined people in their homes, Read More

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Killing Eve billboard seeks a better finale for LGBTQ+ characters

Months after the catastrophic Killing Eve series finale, Villanelle’s death continues to spark feelings of betrayal within the show’s international fanbase. Apart from showrunner Laura Neal’s decision to deviate from the source material’s storyline which (spoiler alert) sees Eve and Villianelle settle happily together in Russia, the finale also perpetuated the dangerous “bury your gays” Read More

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Both/And: Religious and LGBTQ+ identities can coexist

Faith and LGBTQ+ communities are largely considered oil and water – they don’t mix. After all, organizations like the Evangelical Family Research Council fervently oppose queer rights, and policies nationwide threaten LGBTQ+ rights in the name of religious freedom. Queer people raised in religious communities often have psychological trauma from being deemed unnatural and sinful. Read More

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The best and worst countries for LGBTQ+ travel

Since 2012, the international “gay guide” blog Spartacus has published the Gay Travel Index to rate 202 countries and regions and 50 U.S. states based on safety and acceptance for LGBTQ+ people. Criteria for countries include anti-discrimination legislation, transgender rights, and whether homosexuality is illegal, and Pride is banned. For those that are travelling internationally Read More