CNN’s Anthony Bourdain, 61, Commits Suicide. RIP.

(Photo: Anthony Bourdain) Anthony Bourdain, the gifted chef, storyteller and writer who took TV viewers around the world to explore culture, cuisine and the human condition for nearly two decades, has died. He was 61, reports CNN. CNN confirmed Bourdain’s death on Friday and said the cause of death was suicide. Bourdain was in France working…

HORRIBLE Congressional Candidate Who Harassed Trans Woman At L.A. Restaurant – Primary Loser!

(Photo: Jazmina Saavedra) Congressional candidate Jazmina Saavedra may have thought accosting a trans woman at a Los Angeles restaurant would win her votes, but it didn’t quite pan out — the Republican came in third place in Tuesday’s primary election, reports The Advocate. Incumbent Democrat Nanette Barragan crushed her competition for California’s 44th Congressional district, winning over…

SHOCKER! Researchers Find Link Between Low Intelligence And Homophobia!

You’ve all long suspected it, but it’s nice to have it confirmed: A study has found a link between lower intelligence and holding prejudiced views about same-sex couples, reports IFLScience. Researchers from the University of Queensland, Australia looked at the link between intelligence and attitudes towards same-sex couples, building on previous studies that have shown correlations between…

LA Premiere Of BETWEEN THE SHADES Indie LGBT Documentary

Dances with Films  (DWF) has officially announced the LA Premiere of LGBT Doc Between the Shades to screen at The TCL Chinese Theatre as one of six feature documentaries on June11th at 5pm.Tickets are available for sale at:  https://fandan.co/2J2jxv2. Filmmaker Jill Salvino‘s documentary features 50+ voices, among them: actress Beth Malone (Fun Home / Angels…

BREAKING: Designer Kate Spade Committed Suicide. RIP.

  Iconic fashion designer Kate Spade, 55, was found dead of an apparent suicide Tuesday morning in her NYC apartment, reports TMZ. Law enforcement sources confirmed a housekeeper found Spade’s body at 10:20am in her Park Avenue home. TMZ reports she hanged herself using a scarf tied to her bedroom door knob. She was pronounced dead…

Los Angeles LGBT Center: Justices Opened a Very Dangerous Door

(Photo: Lorri L. Jean) In response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission, Los Angeles LGBT Center CEO Lorri L. Jean issued the following statement: “In its ruling today, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on narrow legal technicalities of the case, while reaffirming current discrimination protections for LGBT people at…

LAMBDA LEGAL: A Deeply Disappointing Day In American Jurisprudence.

Today, the U.S. Supreme Court handed the religious right a limited, fact-specific victory, ruling that the Colorado civil rights agency violated the religious rights of a Denver baker who refused to sell a same-sex couple a wedding cake. The Court ruling was limited, however, finding that the state agency that rejecting the baker’s religion and…

Owning PRIDE [cover interview]

An advocate for social justice, viral sensation TS Madison on racial and sexual discrimination, staying visible as a trans woman and personal, spiritual transitions. BY PICKLE  |  PHOTO BY DUSTI CUNNINGHAM Social commentator and superstar performer TS Madison knows her priorities. Answering the phone, she huffed, “Well I’m on my way to check the mailbox…