The Palestinian Authority BANS LGBTQ Activity In West Bank

The Palestinian Authority (PA) has banned members of the Palestinian LGBTQ community from carrying out any activities in the West Bank, reports The Jerusalem Post. The ban came after the grassroots group Al-Qaws for Sexual & Gender Diversity in Palestinian Society, (Arabic for the bow), which engages and supports Palestinians who identify as LGBTQ, was planning…

Mayor Comes OUT In Heartfelt Op-Ed

Another politician has come out as gay, reports People. “There – I said it; or rather, wrote it. Those two words took me almost four decades to utter, but as they say, ‘Better late than never,’ ”  Ottowa Mayor Jim Watson wrote in an op-ed in the Ottawa Citizen that was published on Saturday. Watson, who…

FOX (!) News Poll Shows Trump LOSING Election To Four Dem Presidential Candidates

A Fox News poll released last week showed President Trump losing head-to-head matchups against four of the top Democratic presidential primary contenders, reports The Hill. The poll found Trump with 39 percent support among registered voters in head-to-head matchups against Sens. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), Kamala Harris (D-Calif.), and Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.). The poll found Sanders beating Trump…

Self Hating Group of Gay Republicans Endorse Trump

The Log Cabin Republicans announced that they are endorsing Donald Trump because he has “met his commitments to LGBTQ Americans,” reports LGBTQ Nation. Robert Kabel and Jill Homan are the chair and vice chair of the Log Cabin Republicans, an organization for conservative LGBTQ people, and they wrote a column for the Washington Post praising…

Gay Couple KICKED Out Of Church For Not “Repenting”

(Photo: Olivia and Mary Trollinger) Olivia and Mary Trollinger had attended Gracewood Baptist Church in Southaven, on the outskirts of Memphis, until they were told they had been ejected from the church on Monday, August 12, reports Pink News. In a letter, Gracewood pastor Barry Baker informed the married couple that members had “voted without…

More Prides

In addition to DTLA Proud—Ventura County and Santa Barbara are also celebrating Pride this month. BY ORLY LYONNE Ventura County Pride Festival is a weekend-long event that celebrates the LGBTQ community, supporters, and allies in Ventura County. All proceeds raised go to sustain the Community Resource Center and Diversity Collective programs and services.  This year…

16th Trans Person Murdered In 2019: Tracy Single. RIP

Tracy Single has become the latest Black trans woman to be reported murdered, according to the blog TransGriot. Though Single was originally found on July 30, she was only recently identified as trans. The news makes her the 16th trans person to be killed in 2019, reports Out. Initial reports identified Single as a woman…

CNN’s Don Lemon Sued For ALLEGED Sexual Assault

(Photo: Don Lemon) A man is suing Don Lemon, claiming the CNN host attacked him at a Hamptons bar last summer. The suit, obtained by Mediaite, was filed Sunday and seeks unspecified damages for “emotional pain and suffering.” “The plaintiff in this lawsuit has previously displayed a pattern of contempt for CNN on his social…

Labor Department’s New Rule Allows Employers To Claim “Religious Liberty” To Ban Gay People

The Trump administration has proposed allowing religious organizations that do work for the federal government to base hiring and employment decisions on the “acceptance of or adherence to religious tenets,” a move critics say will allow for discrimination, including against LGBTQ individuals, reports CNN. The Labor Department proposal would apply to self-identified religious groups and…