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LGBTQ Agenda: New Gay Liberation Front criticized for stances on trans rights

LGBTQ Agenda: New Gay Liberation Front criticized for stances on trans rights

The New Gay Liberation Front group is not the same as the old historic group that formed after Stonewall — it's being criticized for pitting some segments of the LGBTQ community against others.

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By Brian Bromberger | September 20, 2021

Bishop John Shelby Spong, a liberal theologian and ally who championed women's and LGBTQ ordinations and rights, died September 12 peacefully in his sleep at his Richmond, Virginia home.

By Matthew S. Bajko | September 20, 2021

Ten years ago Monday (September 20), the U.S. military's homophobic "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy was ended, ushering in a decade of open military service for LGBTQ enlistees and officers.


By John Ferrannini | September 14, 2021

Twenty states sued the federal government late last month, trying to overturn federal protections for trans and gender-nonconforming students ordered by the Biden administration.

By Ed Walsh | September 8, 2021

The surviving partner of one of the flight attendants killed on 9/11 reflects on his loss as the nation approaches the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks.


By John Ferrannini | September 8, 2021

Injecting some much-needed political star power into the race to save Governor Gavin Newsom's political career, Vice President Kamala Harris flew to the Bay Area Wednesday to rally supporters ahead of the September 14 recall election.

By Chris Johnson, Washington Blade | September 7, 2021

Human Rights Campaign President Alphonso David has been terminated as head of the nation's leading LGBTQ group following a public dispute with the board over his role in the Andrew Cuomo scandal.


By John Ferrannini | August 31, 2021

Subscription service OnlyFans' decision to ban sexually explicit content effective October 1 — and its abrupt reversal last week — elicited strong reactions in the LGBTQ and sex work communities.

By Lisa Keen | August 30, 2021

When Congress returns after Labor Day, the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee will begin deliberation of the first nomination of an LGBTQ person to serve on a federal appeals circuit court bench.


By Matthew S. Bajko | August 23, 2021

Drag performers across the country will be taking part in a day of action this weekend to protest voter suppression laws being adopted by Republican-led statehouses throughout the South and Midwest.

By John Ferrannini | August 19, 2021

California AG Rob Bonta joined the attorneys general of 14 states and the District of Columbia in filing an amicus curiae brief supporting three transgender Alabamans who've been denied driver's licenses that correspond to their gender identity.


By John Ferrannini | August 17, 2021

In the wake of a devastating index of LGBTQ user safety online GLAAD has hired a lesbian Bay Area tech pioneer and filmmaker as its new social media safety program director.

By Matthew S. Bajko | August 16, 2021

In a historic first for the U.S. Census Bureau, the federal agency reported out data about how LGBTQ households have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic in its August 11 Household Pulse Survey.


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