ICE Releases 14 TRANSGENDER Detainees

Fourteen transgender women were released from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention at the Cibola County Correctional Center in New Mexico on July 27, reports Into. Their parole comes in the wake of a massive national advocacy campaign demanding the release of transgender asylum-seekers at Cibola, home to ICE’s only transgender pod. “We’re really…

Newport Beach Man Charged With Murdering Gay Student Faces Hate Crime Sentencing Enhancement. WATCH.

A 21-year-old Newport Beach man charged with murder in the stabbing death of former high school classmate Blaze Bernstein will also face a hate crime sentencing enhancement, the Orange County district attorney announced Thursday, reports Los Angeles Times. Orange County District Atty. Tony Rackauckas said prosecutors added the hate crime enhancement based on allegations that…

The Epidemic

Dangerous COMPLACENCY Urgent change in approach is needed, researchers warn. The HIV pandemic is not on track to end by 2030 and current approaches to HIV control are not enough to control it, according to a new Lancet Commission led by the International AIDS Society, reports Science Daily. Changes to the HIV response are needed…

Meet The First OUT Athlete at a U.S. Military Academy

Bradley Kim, a football player at the Air Force Academy, has become the first student athlete at a U.S. military academy to come out as gay, reports The Advocate. Kim, a defensive back with the Air Force Falcons, had been coming out to family and friends over the past year, but shared his story publicly…

Man Headed To LA Pride with Guns, Explosives Sentenced To 7 years

(Photo: James Wesley Howell) An Indiana man who was headed toward L.A. Pride two years ago in a car filled with weapons, explosives and high-capacity magazines was sentenced to seven years in state prison on Thursday, reported Los Angeles Times. Santa Monica police arrested James Wesley Howell, 22, on June 12, 2016. Inside his car,…

WeHo: Prosecutors DECLINE To File Charges in Death Of Gemmel Moore

(Photo: Gemmel Moore, RIP) Los Angeles County prosecutors have declined to pursue any criminal charges against prominent Democratic donor Ed Buck stemming from the drug-overdose death of a 26-year-old man in Buck’s West Hollywood home, reports WeHoVille. According to the District Attorney’s Office, the evidence is “insufficient to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that (Buck)…

“9 to 5” Sequel – With Original Cast – Moves Forward!

Jane Fonda has some optimistic words for anyone hoping for a sequel to 9 to 5, the hit 1980 comedy in which she starred alongside Lily Tomlin and Dolly Parton, reports Hollywood Reporter. “My role is as an executive producer, and I’m working with the writers, with Lily, and talking to the writers,” Fonda told…

Son Repeatedly Stabs Gay Dads In Sherman Oaks

(Photo: Adoptive fathers Ken Coll (L), Tom Boulet) Two men are in critical condition at a hospital after an argument turned into a stabbing in Sherman Oaks, California, reports Gay Star News. The victims, Ken Coll and Tom Boulet, underwent surgery, though the extent and number of their injuries is unknown. They were both stabbed…

MASSIVE Rally In Tel Aviv Protesting LGBT Discrimination

(The Tel Aviv rally at Rabin Square on behalf of the the LGBT community, July 22, 2018. Photo by Moti Milord. Courtesy of Ha-Aretz.) Close to 100,000 people attended a rally in Tel Aviv’s Rabin Square on Sunday evening, capping a day of demonstrations and a partial strike around the country in support of equal…

One Of These Ladies Is LEAVING “The View!”

Reports of her departure comes just days after ABC announced panelist Paula Faris would be moving on, as well, reports toofab. The View will reportedly say farewell to panelist Sara Haines this fall. Variety reported this weekend that the TV personality will co-host a third hour of ABC’s Good Morning America alongside Michael Strahan this…