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    March 8, 2016

    What’s the next President to do fo...

    by Adam Lombardi The fight for LGBT equality has come farther than ever before but there’s still a long way to go and the stakes couldn’t get any ...
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    December 18, 2015

    Merry & Bright

    LGBT Families talk about holiday traditions, de-gendering toys, and New Year’s Resolutions As this holiday season approaches, one can’t help but f...
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    December 18, 2015

    Green is the New Sexy!

    Lose weight by eating your greens!
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    December 18, 2015

    Healthy Holiday Recipes

    Slimmed Down Green Bean Casserole Ingredients: 3-4 medium shallots, in their skins 1 1/2 tsps Kosher salt 1 lb. fresh green beans, stemmed & halve...
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    December 18, 2015

    Remember Our LGBTQ Youth This Holiday Se...

    The Christmas season is a difficult time of year for many. Too often we see the glitz and glamour that this holiday brings, totally missing its spirit...
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Queer Throughout The Year

Lesbian singer/actress/comedian/writer Lea DeLaria has been challenging our preconceived notions of what an entertainer is for more than 25 (!) years. Queer folks probably knew her first as a raunchy comedian of the highest…

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LAUGHING AT THE ABSURDITIES OF BLACK HOMOPHOBIA

For many LGBTQs across the nation-especially those of us of African descentwe have been breathlessly waiting for Robert O’Hara’s “BootyCandy” to come to our cities. “BootyCandy” has finallycome to Boston, and each…

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Solos and Sides

Talk about staying power! Singer and songwriter Dion  (DiMucci), the original wanderer, has been at it steadily since the late 1950s, as the leader of doo-wop group Dion & The Belmonts and later…

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Cumming around again: an interview with Alan Cumming

Alan Cumming is a gay renaissance man. He sings, he dances, he writes, he acts – there doesn’t seem to be anything he can’t do. Few people can also claim the…

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GWEN STEFANI SPEAKS HER GAY ‘TRUTH’

POP STAR TALKS SHARING A QUEER POSSE WITH BOYFRIEND BLAKE SHELTON, ‘THE DANISH GIRL’ AND HER GAY SUPPORT SYSTEM Don’t speak? Gwen Stefani can’t help it as she opens up about herlatest release…

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National News: May 2016

Guns Brought into Restroom To Protect Against Trans People in Target Locked and loaded at….Target? Following an announcement of Target’s gender-neutral bathroom policy, President Anita Staver of the theocratic law group Liberty Counsel proudly announced…

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Que(e)rying Harper Lee

The literary world is not the only ones mourning the passing of the reclusive author Nelle Harper Lee on February 19 at the age of 89. So, too, are many…

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A Feminist Takeover Remembered

by Rev. Irene Monroe Most days when the weather permits my morning constitutional is a two mile walking loop around the Charles River. From my house I walk south toward…

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Soul Sisters

by Gregg Shapiro When Janet Jackson says, “Hello, it’s been awhile…I’m glad you’re still here,” on the title track to Unbreakable (Rhythm Nation/BMG), her first studio album in seven (!)…

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Nostalgic for the 90’s?

Patty Griffin’s brilliant 1996 debut album Living With Ghosts introduced listeners to one of the most impressive singer/ songwriters of her generation. The combination of Griffin’s stunning voice and her…

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Through narrow and shining doors: an interview with Paul Lisicky

by Gregg Shapiro The Narrow Door (Graywolf, 2016), Paul Lisicky’s new memoir, is an intimate and emotionally charged portrait of loss. Writing about the death of friend and writer Denise…

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NO SECRET ANYMORE

by Gregg Shapiro Depending on how you felt about David Ebershoff’s Lambda Literary Award-winning novel, you will either love or hate Tom Hooper’s film adaptation of the Oscar-nominated The Danish…

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MARRIAGE MATERIAL GIRL: An Interview With Comedian Cameron Esposito

by Gregg Shapiro In the world of comedy, specifically lesbian comedy, Cameron Esposito is the new reigning queen. This is especially true now that Lea DeLaria wants to be a…