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Kylie Golden Tour 2019 Sydney
After her mardi gras appearance the 'gay icon' and 'Princess of pop' was back on home turf with a sold out night. She didn't mess around straight in with 'Get Outta My Way', 'InYour Eyes' and a blasting 'Better The Devil You know'.
Kylie Sydney Pride 2019
Craig is on his travels and being in the land of Oz he thought it would be remiss to not visit Sydney Pride, he has selflessly decided to share some of the delights!The event was opened by a surprise appearance from the Queen of pop Kylie who performed in...
White House warns state legislatures that passing anti-trans bills is illegal16K Shares White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said “trans rights are human rights.” (Image public domain) White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki, reiterating “trans rights are human rights,” warned state legislatures Friday that passing bills targeting transgender youth is against the law. “The president believes that trans rights are human rights,...
Collins, Manchin vote to defund schools allowing trans kids in sportsSen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) and Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) voted for an amendment that would have defunded schools allowing transgender kids in sports. (Photos public domain) The U.S. Senate narrowly rejected Saturday morning a Republican amendment to the coronavirus relief package that would have defunded schools allowing transgender kids to...
State groups seen as key to winning over undecided senators on Equality Act114 Shares From left, Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah), Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) and Sen. Rob Portman (R-Ohio) (Photos public domain) In the week after the U.S. House voted to approve the Equality Act, state LGBTQ advocacy groups are expected to have a significant role as part of an upcoming...
Gay asylum seeker in Mexico enters U.S.Estuardo Cifuentes at the offices of Resource Center Matamoros in Matamoros, Mexico, on Feb. 27, 2021 (Washington Blade photo by Michael K. Lavers)A gay man from Guatemala who the Trump administration forced to pursue his asylum case in Mexico arrived in the U.S. on Wednesday. Estuardo Cifuentes — who had lived in the Mexican...
DC residents with HIV eligible for COVID vaccineMayor Muriel Bowser announced expanded eligibility as vaccine supply increases.D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser announced on Feb. 24 that D.C. residents between the ages of 16 to 24 who have one of 19 pre-existing medical conditions, including HIV, will now be eligible to make an appointment to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.The mayor and...
House passes Equality ActFrom left, Rep. Mark Takano (D-Calif.), Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.), Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.), Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.), House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), Rep. David Cicilline (D-R.I.), Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.) and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) attend a press conference for the Equality Act at the U.S. Capitol on Feb. 25. (Washington Blade photo...
Va. Senate passes bill to ban LGBTQ panic defenseThe Virginia Capitol (Washington Blade photo by Michael Key)The Virginia Senate on Thursday approved a bill that would ban the so-called LGBTQ panic defense in the state.The bill, sponsored by state Del. Danica Roem (D-Manassas), was approved by the Senate by a 23-15 vote margin. The Senate version of the bill...
A moderate Republican is still a Republican285 Shares Sen. Mitt Romney (Washington Blade file photo by Michael Key)There’s a lot of talk about unity these days. Joe Biden ran on a pledge to unify the country after four years of Donald Trump exploiting every fault line to divide Americans and turn us against each other.But if unity means rolling...
Va. moves closer to repealing marriage amendmentThe Virginia Capitol (Washington Blade photo by Michael Key)The Virginia Senate on Feb. 19 approved a bill to repeal the state’s constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage, bringing the issue one step closer to voters in 2022.Senate Joint Resolution 270, sponsored by state Sen. Adam Ebbin (D-Alexandria), would amend the section of Virginia’s constitution that...
Biden: Equality Act ‘a critical step’ in achieving American values771 Shares President Joe Biden issued a statement on the Equality Act. (POOL PHOTO courtesy of the United States Senate Press Photographers Gallery)President Biden, ahead of the expected vote on the Equality Act next week, issued a statement Friday on the LGBTQ legislation, calling it a “a critical step toward ensuring...
Va. school seeks Supreme Court review in continued fight against Gavin GrimmGavin Grimm speaks at the SMYAL 2017 Fall Brunch in D.C. on Nov. 6, 2017. A federal judge in Norfolk, Va., has declined a motion to dismiss his lawsuit against the Gloucester County School Board. (Washington Blade photo by Tom Hausman)Gavin Grimm’s fight to get his Virginia high...
A new Roaring ‘20s awaits at pandemic’s endWe’re all at home. We’re all bored. And we’re sitting on a giant, gay spring. And on top of that, it’s cold out. Pretty tough for a people that basically emerge from the womb wearing a tank top. But now that the vaccine rollout has been upgraded from sputtering to a slow...
LGBTQ activists in Myanmar join protests against military coup287 Shares Drag queens protest in Yangon, Myanmar. (Courtesy photo)LGBTQ activists in Myanmar have joined the growing protest movement against the Feb. 1 coup that ousted Aung San Suu Kyi and her democratically elected government.Min Khant Zin, a drag queen who works at a gay bar in Yangon, the country’s largest city, told the...
Brothers who fled Chechnya arrested, returned to homelandGrozny, Chechnya. (Photo by Alexxx1979; courtesy Wikimedia Commons)The State Department has expressed concern over the fate of two brothers from Chechnya who were arrested in Russia and returned to their homeland from which they fled.“We are troubled by reports of two Chechen siblings in the LGBTQI+ community who were detained in Russia and returned...
Biden name-checks LGBTQ service members in Pentagon speechBiden thanks LGBTQ service members in Pentagon speech. (Screen capture via CSPAN)President Biden name-checked LGBTQ service members in a speech at the Pentagon geared toward expressing gratitude at the start of a new administration civilians and troops who for the Defense Department.Biden also referenced the end to the transgender military ban, which...
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