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How to be a better ally to the LGBTQ community

by Ryan Bergeron Sandi Salas never had a formal coming out as a woman. She just simply began transitioning after college. “I never said anything,” Salas told CNN. “I just kept on with my transition because I was an adult, and I didn’t feel that I had to explain it to anybody.” But Salas’ transition period was not without difficulty. In the mid-1980s, she began working for New York City’s Department of Social Services. “When I first went there, I […]

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Queer youth twice as likely to have sleep problems

by Sophie Perry Gay, lesbian and bisexual young people are more likely to suffer sleep problems than their heterosexual peers, new research has revealed. Published in the journal LGBT Health, the study showed that LGB youngsters have more trouble staying, or falling, asleep.  The team behind the research used data from 8,563 10 to 14 year olds, the sample of which was lifted from the 2018 to 2020 Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD) Study.  The ABCD study is the largest long-term study […]

todayApril 11, 2023 64

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‘Stranger Things’ actor Noah Schnapp comes out as gay

By Niha Masih Noah Schnapp, the 18-year-old actor known for playing Will Byers, a central character on the sci-fi horror series “Stranger Things” — the latest season of which is listed as Netflix’s most popular TV hit —has come out as gay. The announcement was an instance of life following art: In July, he told Variety magazine that his character is gay and has feelings for his friend on the show, Mike Wheeler. On Thursday, Schnapp posted an eight-second video on his TikTok account […]

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Pride Bus

Brendan Kergin There are a lot of brightly coloured busses around Vancouver thanks to creative marketing teams, but a unique one has just taken to the streets. TransLink has once again sent their PrideBus out into the world, decorated in a new rainbow flag-esque design. The bus is already in service and will continue on through the summer on regular routes, except on July 31, when it's part of the annual Vancouver Pride Parade. "Keep an eye out for TransLink's PrideBus […]

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Laura Ingraham’s Estranged Gay Brother Calls Her ‘A Monster’

By Jazmin Tolliver Apr. 13, 2022 Laura Ingraham’s estranged gay brother, Curtis Ingraham, on Tuesday called the Fox News host “a monster” over her support for anti-LGBTQ legislation and Russian President Vladimir Putin. Curtis Ingraham responded to a clip from “The Ingraham Angle” in which his sister criticized schools for teaching students about sexuality and gender identity. “It’s dubbed a queer-inclusive curriculum,” Laura Ingraham said in a segment titled “Doom & Groom.” “Gone are the days when they’re just teaching about […]

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‘100 Years of Men in Love’: New film unearths old stories of gay romance.

April 12, 2022 by Jay Valle A new documentary based on a vast collection of old photos featuring gay men in love going back to the mid-1800s has made its television debut. “100 Years of Men in Love: The Accidental Collection,” directed by Emmy-winning producer David Millbern, is based on the photo book “Loving: A Photographic History of Men in Love, 1850s — 1950s” by Hugh Nini and Neal Treadwell.  Nini and Treadwell began their collection 22 years ago when the […]

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‘This Is the City of Stonewall:’ NYC Launches Billboard War in Florida Over ‘Don’t Say Gay’ Law

April 5, 2022 New York City, where the Stonewall Inn riots ignited what many consider to be the birth of the modern LGBTQ+ rights movement, has long voiced its support for that community. Now it wants its message heard in one place, especially: Florida. Starting Monday, Mayor Eric Adams is wallpapering the Sunshine State with digital billboards espousing New York City's vociferous opposition to the so-called "Don't Say Gay" bill that Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed into law, he said […]

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