WeHo’s Transgender Day of Remembrance Ceremony To Memorialize Lives Lost to Anti-Trans Violence

As part of Transgender Awareness Month in November, the City of West Hollywood hosts a Transgender Day of Remembrance ceremony.  This year, Transgender Day of Remembrance will be hosted via the Zoom platform, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In anticipation of the City’s virtual Transgender Day of Remembrance ceremony, which will take place on Friday, November…

Joe Biden On Violence Against Trans And Gender Non-Conforming People

A statement by Vice President Joe Biden: Violence against transgender and gender non-conforming people, particularly Black and Brown transgender women, is an epidemic that needs national leadership. So far this year, the Human Rights Campaign has tracked 33 transgender or gender non-conforming people who have been violently killed, including the tragic shooting of Sara Blackwood earlier this…

BREAKING: Crew Member On Biden’s Campaign Plane Tests Positive For COVID

Joe Biden’s campaign announced Thursday afternoon that a third person who traveled with the Democratic ticket has tested positive for COVID-19, reports the Daily Mail. Biden’s Campaign Manager Jen O’Malley Dillon referred to the individual as a ‘administrative member of the Aviation company that charters Vice President Biden’s aircraft’ who was ‘was over 50 feet’ from…

Trump To Hold LGBTQ Pride Rally Tomorrow. For Real

The Trump campaign continues their attempt to woo LGBTQ voters by announcing it will hold a “Trump Pride” rally in Pennsylvania on Tuesday, October 13, reports LGBTQ Nation. But according to a copy of the invite shared on Twitter, neither the words “gay” nor “LGBTQ” appears in the announcement. Lara Trump and former ambassador to…

Homophobic Zoom Bombing Incidents Probed At UCLA

UCLA is reportedly investigating several Zoom-bombing incidents that unfolded last week, reports CBSLA. The school said someone interrupted online classes with racist and hateful comments that included homophobic slurs directed at students and a professor. Back in March, similar incidents were reported at USC and multiple high schools in the area have also said they’ve…

BREAKING: Court Blocks Further Construction On Trump Border Wall

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday ruled that President Trump’s use of emergency powers to allocate millions of dollars in funding for the construction of a southern border wall was illegal, the latest blow to the Trump administration’s effort to limit immigration, reports The Hill. In the 2-1 decision, the court upheld a December 2019…

Demi Lovato, Tan France host “Coming Out 2020” On Facebook Tomorrow

(Demi Lovato and Tan France host ‘Coming Out 2020’ special on Facebook Watch. Courtesy Facebook) Facebook, as part of celebrating National Coming Out Day, will premiere a special hosted by music star Demi Lovato and fashion designer Tan France of Netflix’s Queer Eye, reports NBC News. “Coming Out 2020” will premiere this Friday, Oct. 9, on…

BREAKING: Who Won The Debate? VP Debate Poll Results

According to a CNN/SRSS poll, 59% of voters think the Democratic vice presidential candidate bested Pence, compared to 38% who think Pence outperformed the senator from California. While both men and women thought Harris outperformed Pence, female voters favored her by a much wider margin. Sixty-nine percent of female voters who watched the debate believed…

BREAKING: FBI Busts Domestic Terror Plot To Kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer

(Photo: Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer) The FBI announced Thursday that investigators had thwarted a plot by a right-wing militant group to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, reports BuzzFeed News. “The United States, including the FBI, is investigating a conspiracy to kidnap the Governor of Michigan,” reads the affidavit filed under seal federal court on Tuesday but unsealed…

LGBT Center Denounces Brutal Attack Against LA Transgender Woman

(Photo: Daniela Hernandez, TransLatin@ Coalition) Daniela Hernandez, a trans women of color, was assaulted this past Sunday evening in MacArthur Park. “Daniela was simply walking on the street when suddenly she was brutally attacked by about four or five people,” according to a news release from the TransLatin@ Coalition. “The suspects said gay slurs to Daniela as…

Bipartisan [cover feature]

Finding common ground with the most commonly misunderstood letter in LGBT. Labels, misconceptions and why Handy Dan “sometimes feels like a faggot in a straight man’s sexuality.” BY MARK ARIEL  |  PHOTO BY DUSTI CUNNINGHAM Last month, on September 23, “Bi Visibility Day,” was celebrated—a worldwide holiday to “accelerate acceptance of the bi+ (bisexual, pansexual, fluid,…