UPDATE: Supreme Court “Deeply Divided” Over LGBTQ Job Bias Cases

The Supreme Court appeared deeply divided Tuesday on a major civil rights question: whether gay and transgender people are covered by a federal law barring employment discrimination on the basis of sex, reports USA Today. The court’s rulings in three cases, which are not expected until next year, seemed to hinge on President Donald Trump‘s two nominees. Associate Justice…

Judge Rules It’s Okay To FORCE Conversion Therapy On Minors To “CURE” Them From Being Gay

A Florida judge has rejected a Tampa ordinance aiming to ban traumatising conversion therapy for minors, claiming that it would limit parental rights over their child’s healthcare, reports Pink News. Medical experts consider interventions to change someone’s sexual orientation or gender identity to be pseudo-scientific, ineffective and harmful. The ordinance would have blocked professionals from…

The Bay

SFPD ISSUES LGBTQ APOLOGY 53 years after the Compton’s Cafeteria Riots San Francisco Police Chief William Scott issued an apology for the SFPD’s history of harassment and brutality toward LGBTQ individuals—such as the indiscriminate assault of Gay men in the Castro and arresting Trans women for wearing feminine clothing. “Unless the wrongs of the past…

The City

WEST HOLLYWOOD  ED BUCK ARRESTED, CHARGED WITH DEATH OF GEMMEL MOORE Former Democratic donor and West Hollywood resident Ed Buck, was arrested last month. It took a third overdose at his West Hollywood apartment for officials to finally slap him with overdue charges. The Los Angeles Times reports that the former LGBTQ political activist was…

The Talk

BE CLEAR “Just to be clear, LGBTQ media plays an increasingly important role, especially at a time like this.” —Gay Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg last month, retracting earlier remarks, where he said “I can’t even read the LGBT media anymore, because it’s all, ‘he’s too gay, not gay enough, wrong kind of gay.’” Buttigieg…

iPhone User Suing Apple For “Turning Him Gay.” For Reals

A man is suing Apple and asking for $15,000 in damages because he says his iPhone “manipulatively” turned him gay, reports Pink News. According to The Moscow Times, the Russian plaintiff has been identified as D. Razumilov and he said that he downloaded a cryptocurrency payment app onto his iPhone in 2017. But this summer…

Dirty Looks + Dark Entries Records Celebrate The Life Of Patrick Cowley

Dark Entries + Dirty Looks present: MENERGY: A NIGHT OF PATRICK COWLEY Saturday, October 19, 8PM – 12AM Civic Center Studios 207 S Broadway Suite One Los Angeles, CA 90012 $15 dirtylooksla.org contact information: info@dirtylooksla.org Ticket Link: https://restlessnites.com/patrickcowley69 On his 69th birthday, Dirty Looks teams up with Dark Entries Records to celebrate the life of Patrick…

Teen Commits Suicide After Being Outed By Social Media Bully

(Photo: Channing Smith. RIP) A teenager in Tennessee killed himself after a classmate posted private, explicit messages between him and another boy on Instagram and Snapchat, outing him as bisexual, said his family, who is calling for an investigation into the “social media bullying,” reports BuzzFeed News. Channing Smith, a junior at Coffee County Central…

Trump’s America: Judge Allows Adoption Agencies To Turn Away LGBT Couples

Religious-based adoption agencies that contract with the state of Michigan will be allowed to refuse to place children in LGBT homes under a preliminary injunction issued by a federal judge Thursday, reports The Modesto Bee. District Judge Robert Jonker in Grand Rapids blocked Democratic state Attorney General Dana Nessel, Michigan’s first openly gay statewide officeholder,…

Internet Goes WILD For Male Model’s Sexy Runway Walk. WATCH!

(Photo: Leon Dame) Maison Margiela Spring 2020 show at Paris Fashion Week was a real marvel to behold, reports Paper. Model Leon Dame, a Margiela favorite, once again stole the show with his aggressive, moody walk, choreographed by movement director Pat Boguslawski.  Check out his masterful walking in heels – at 1:07 in the vid…