WOW! Dolly Parton Helped Fund The Moderna Covid-19 Vaccine

On Monday, Moderna announced that its Covid-19 vaccine is more than 94% effective in preventing Covid-19, according to preliminary data. And there’s an unexpected celebrity who helped make it happen: iconic musician Dolly Parton, reports CNBC. Back in April, Parton donated $1 million to Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s efforts to combat Covid-19, which included Moderna’s vaccine trial and clinical…

WeHo Commemorates Transgender Day Of Remembrance This Friday

Transgender Day of Remembrance is part of the City of West Hollywood’s annual recognition of Transgender Awareness Month, which is recognized throughout the United States each November. Transgender Day of Remembrance is an opportunity to look forward to the future and recommit to ending discrimination and transphobia by amplifying the visibility and voices of the…

Fugitive Arrested In Connection With Brutal Murder Of Trans Woman Dominique “Rem’mie” Fells

(Photo: Dominique “Rem’mie” Fells) An arrest has been made in connection with the slaying of Dominique “Rem’mie” Fells, a 27-year-old transgender woman who was mutilated and killed in Philadelphia this summer, reports NBC News. Akhenaton Jones, 36, was apprehended in Los Angeles on Monday evening and is currently awaiting extradition to Philadelphia, according to NBC 10. Fells’ body was…

Martin Jenkins: First Openly Gay Justice On California Supreme Court

(Photo: Justice Martin Jenkins) California has confirmed its first openly gay justice to the state Supreme Court, reports KTLA. The Commission on Judicial Appointments unanimously confirmed Justice Martin Jenkins on Tuesday, praising him for his “brilliant intellect, first-class temperament, and boundless humanity.” Gov. Gavin Newsom nominated Jenkins last month to replace Justice Ming Chin, who retired…

Everything You Wanted To Know About CBD (But Were Afraid To Ask)

    The term ‘CBD’ stands for Cannabidiol, which is extracted from the cannabis plants. Previously it was believed that everything related to cannabis is harmful to us. But, due to recent scientific researches and studies, people’s view on this is changing rapidly. Even most of the states of the USA have lifted the previously imposed ban…

RAINBOW REVOLUTION

A collection of vibrant portraits that celebrate the expanding spectrum of queer identity and visibility. Magnus Hastings’ new coffee-table book, Rainbow Revolution is a collection of vibrant portraits that celebrate the expanding spectrum of queer identity and visibility.  Inspired by the photographer’s social media campaign #GayFace—a project that quickly became a viral sensation for featuring…

Finding HOME

LGBTQ youth make up roughly 40% of California’s homeless youth. How Covenant House helped one man to “live in victory.”  BY VICTOR MELAMED November is Youth Homelessness Awareness Month, a month that follows LGBTQ history month. This connection is an intentional one as LGBTQ youth make up roughly 40% of California’s homeless youth. Most of…

COPING MECHANISMS

Bisexual recording artist Tayla Parx: “Be nice to yourself. Go through those growing pains, because they enable you to become who you’re meant to be.” BY ORLY LYONNE Multiple GRAMMY® Award-nominated recording artist Tayla Parx has released the official music video for her new single “Residue.”  “Residue” is available now via Tayla Made/Atlantic at all DSPs…

A Better Tomorrow

The CARE Center at Dignity Health—St. Mary Medical Center: Remembering 40 Million People—Let’s End AIDS World AIDS Day takes place on the 1st of December each year. Founded in 1988, World AIDS Day was the first-ever global health day, and serves as an opportunity for people to unite in the fight against HIV, to continue…

My Child Is An HONOR STUDENT

Kids of same-sex parents perform better academically, according to study According to a recently published study by researchers from the University of Oxford, kids raised by LGBTQ+ couples academically outperform their peers raised by straight couples, reports Raffy Ermac in The Advocate. The study was conducted in the Netherlands (the first country to first legalize…