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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...
Calendar: April 3-9Even in quarantine, online LGBT events abound. Friday, April 3 Trans & NB Chat Hours hosted by the D.C.-area Transmasculine Society is every Tuesday and Friday from 7-10 p.m. through the month of April. There is no need to create an account to join, simply choose your name, pronouns and gender identity, then enter the room. Visit dcats.org/chat or...
QUEERY: Frederick BallentineFrederick Ballentine (Photo courtesy of Ballentine) Frederick Ballentine, 30, was cast in WNO’s “Porgy and Bess” before the COVID-19 quarantine brought down curtains coast to coast. So what’s an opera singer to do with all this unexpected downtime? “Practice,” he says. “I have a lot of music to learn for the summer and for next season. I’m...
White House: ICE to consider release of vulnerable detainees on ‘case-by-case’ basis Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Chad Wolf on Wednesday did not specifically say whether U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement would consider releasing detainees who are at heightened risk for the coronavirus. “In some cases, we do need to do that for the health and safety and wellbeing of those...
Cuomo shows grace, compassionGov. Andrew Cuomo (D-N.Y.) speaks at a press conference at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City on March 27, 2020. (Public domain photo by Senior Airman Sean Madden) New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has shown all of us what grace under pressure is while Trump has shown us what a truly sick and...
La Habana en cuarentena, caliente y mudaLa Habana bajo cuarentena (Foto cortesía de Tremenda Nota) Nota del editor: Tremenda Nota es el medio socio del Washington Blade en Cuba. Esa nota salió en su sitio web el 27 de marzo. Cuando salí a la calle, solo sentí el calor y el polvo del muro del Malecón golpearme la cara. Menos...
Bowser issues D.C. stay-at-home orderD.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser (Washington Blade file photo by Michael Key) D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser on Monday joined Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam and Maryland Gov, Larry Hogan in issuing an official stay-at-home order for D.C. residents in an effort to control the rapidly spreading coronavirus infection rate. Bowser said the order provides the force of law...
Hogan issues stay-at-home order for Md.Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan (Photo by Maryland GovPics via Flickr) Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan has issued a stay-at-home order, which took effect for Marylanders at 8 p.m. on Monday. “This is a deadly public health crisis — we are no longer asking or suggesting that Marylanders stay home, we are directing them to do so,” Hogan said...
LGBTQ people urged to ‘get counted’ in Census114 Shares April 1 is Census Day. (Image public domain) The D.C.-based National LGBTQ Task Force has announced it will celebrate Census Day on April 1 by “mobilizing LGBTQ people across the country to get counted in the 2020 Census.” The Task Force is part of a coalition of national civil rights and progressive advocacy...
Transgender legal group releases coronavirus guide(Washington Blade photo by Michael Key) The Transgender Legal Defense and Education Fund has prepared a free online guide, available in both English and Spanish, for transgender and non-binary individuals attempting to navigate life during the coronavirus pandemic. “A Know Your Rights Guide for Transgender People Navigating COVID-19,” which contains information that was accurate as of March...
Dua Lipa drops new video and albumDua Lipa (Photo credit: Hugo Comte) Pop sensation Dua Lipa did her part to help relieve the monotony of self-isolation this week by releasing a new video for her latest single, the day before making an early drop of her highly anticipated new album, “Future Nostalgia.” The singer, who exploded onto the music scene in 2015 with a self-titled, chart...
Advocacy groups demand ICE release LGBTQ detainees from La. detention center Immigrant advocacy groups on Thursday demanded the release of LGBTQ people who are in U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody at a privately-run detention center in Louisiana. Immigration Equality, Trans Latin@ Coalition, Santa Fe Dreamers Project, Familia: Trans Queer Liberation Movement, Gender Justice LA, VisibiliT, Al Otro Lado and the...
PrEP manufacturer to test drug against COVID-19 — but has low expectationsPrEP will be tested against coronavirus — but the drug manufacturer has low expectations. Gilead Sciences, the manufacturer of Truvada, is set to test components of the HIV prevention drug against COVID-19 as the pandemic continues to rage across the globe — but has low expectations for the results,...
Kathy Griffin slams Trump again over coronavirus liesKathy Griffin (Photo Credit: MediaPunch/REX/Shutterstock) Comedian Kathy Griffin took on Donald Trump via social media again this week, when a trip to the hospital over a coronavirus scare led her to call him out for lying about US response to the pandemic. It started when the 59-year-old Griffin checked into Cedars-Sinai hospital in LA on Wednesday complaining...
Turn to the movies to escape coronavirusBette Davis in ‘All About Eve.’ (Image courtesy Twentieth Century Studios) “Toto, I’ve a feeling we’re not in Kansas anymore,” Dorothy says in the “Wizard of Oz.” Who doesn’t feel like Dorothy these days? The coronavirus has wreaked so much havoc, we don’t know what hit us. Only that we’re definitely not in Kansas...
Md. takes additional steps to fight coronavirus(Photo by Chad Zajdowicz via Flickr) Maryland State Superintendent Karen Salmon announced at a press conference on Wednesday the closure of all public schools in the state through April 24, a four-week extension of her March 12 order. “With the challenges facing our state and our country, we have a responsibility to ensure the health...
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