Gay-Owned Club To Host Fundraiser For Mike Pence

A gay-owned private club in Colorado will be hosting a pricey-fundraiser for Mike Pence and the Republican Party, reports Alex Bollinger at LGBTQ Nation. The Caribou Club in Aspen, Colorado, is owned by Billy Stolz and Richard Edwards, and it’s set to host a VIP-only reception with Pence this evening. The reception will cost $35,000 per…

Denali Berries Stuckey: 12th Black Trans Woman Murdered in 2019. RIP

(Denali Berries Stuckey, RIP) Denali Berries Stuckey was murdered in Charleston, South Carolina early Saturday morning, according to local reports, reports Out magazine. Trans Griot blogger Monica Roberts, who also covered the death, notes that local media misgendered her in their reporting.  According to North Charleston Police, Stuckey’s body was found around 4 a.m. EST …

NETFLIX To “Straight Pride:” Our Legal Department Is Here, It’s Queer, And It’s Telling You To Steer Clear!

Netflix has threatened the organizers of Boston’s “Straight Pride” with legal action after they listed the streaming platform as a “prospective corporate sponsor” for their anti-LGBT+ event, reports Pink News. Netflix sent a cease-and-desist order to Super Happy Fun America, the group organizing the parade, which has several ties with far-right and white nationalist organizations.…

Mayor REFUSES To Raise LGBT Pride Flag Over City Hall

A mayor in Pennsylvania has blocked the local city council from raising the LGBT pride flag at city hall, calling it a “political” symbol, reports The Hill. Reading, Pa., Mayor Wally Scott (D) on Monday prohibited city employees from raising the rainbow flag as part of a pride celebration shortly before it was set to…

Zach Barack: Marvel’s First Openly Trans Actor

Zach Barack made history this year when it was announced that he would appear in Spider-Man: Far From Home, making him the first openly trans actor in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, reports Leo Allanach for The Advocate. While there are a few canonically trans superheroes in Marvel Comics — the best-known being Loki, Thor’s brother, who’s trans…

Janelle Monáe: IMPEACH The Racist!

  Queer artist Janelle Monáe has called for Donald Trump to be impeached following his xenophobic remarks on Twitter, reports Pink News. “I’m dead convinced this idiot racist could kill someone on Twitter live in the WH west wing & u guys would be like ‘when he kills someone he reaffirms his message of division.…

The EMMYS: Pose’s Billy Porter nominated for Outstanding Lead Actor

(Photo: Billy Porter) The Emmy nominations for 2019 are officially in – and from powerful female leads to the ultimate celebration of the transgender community, there’s never been a better reflection of the changing times we’re living in, reports Glamour. The standout nomination is Pose, Ryan Murphy’s boundary-breaking drama that’s swept up an Outstanding Drama Series…

Ellen, Sean Hayes To Host Star-Studded Buttigieg Fundraiser

(Photo: Pete Buttigieg) A star-studded Hollywood fundraiser will be held for openly gay 2020 presidential contender Pete Buttigieg on July 25, reports NBC News. The event will be co-hosted by Ellen DeGeneres and Sean Hayes, two of the most famous LGBTQ entertainers, with other well-known celebrities slated to attend. The event will be held at the…