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Freed from coronavirus, Taiwan celebrates Pride Month

Taipei - With its coronavirus outbreak defeated, Taiwan hosted one of the few pride marches around the world on Sunday as the island's LGTBQ community and their supporters took to the streets.

Dan Reynolds of Imagine Dragons fights for LGBTQ+ rights

Washington - Dan Reynolds, the frontman of Imagine Dragons, went to Washington, D.C., our nation's capital to fight for LGBTQ+ rights.

'ReProm' offers LGBTQ2S+ adults a chance to re-experience prom

Calgary - Taking place Feb. 29, 2020 in Calgary, ReProm is a gala event that will give attendees a chance to re-do their high school prom with "a sophisticated adult vibe."

A cause with every party: Jake Resnicow is reinventing nightlife Special

New York - In 10 years since his first event on Governors Island, Jake Resnicow has become a force. The nightlife icon managed to host over 30,000 guests at the Javits Center and raise over half a million dollars for LGBTQ+ charities.

Greyson Chance talks 'Portraits' Tour, new music, LGBTQ community Special

Singer-songwriter Greyson Chance chatted with Digital Journal about the American leg of his "Portraits World Tour," which includes a show at Sony Hall in New York, as well as his musical influences and future plans.

Review: Daphne Willis releases 'I Am Enough' LGBTQ ballet music video Special

Singer-songwriter Daphne Willis released her new "I Am Enough" LGBTQ ballet music video as part of "National Coming Out Day."

Review: Dan Reynolds does Xbox Game Pass Challenge for LGBTQ charities Special

Salt Lake City - On Saturday, June 29, Dan Reynolds, the lead singer of Imagine Dragons, competed in the Xbox Game Pass Challenge for LGBTQ charities.

Review: An evening with Diana Ross at Radio City Music Hall in New York Special

New York - This past weekend, Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Diana Ross performed a headlining show at Radio City Music Hall in New York City.

2018 EDGY Conference to assist LGBTQ youth in Los Angeles

Los Angeles - On November 9, 2018, the EDGY Conference and its Garden Party fundraiser will be held in Los Angeles. This event benefits the LGBTQ youth.

City of Vancouver officially proclaims 2018 'Year of the Queer'

Vancouver - Thursday kicked off Vancouver, British Columbia's first ever "Year of the Queer" celebration, marking the anniversaries of 15 LGBTQ community organizations that have made significant contributions to the artistic, cultural and social fabric of the city.

Review: Adam Lambert and Melissa Etheridge amazing at GLAAD Media Awards Special

New York - On May 5, Grammy-nominated pop star Adam Lambert and Grammy-winning rock songstress Melissa Etheridge performed at the GLAAD Media Awards in New York.

Imagine Dragons' Dan Reynolds to host 2018 LoveLoud Festival

On July 28, 2018, Dan Reynolds, the front-man of the Grammy-winning rock group Imagine Dragons, will be hosting the second annual LoveLoud Festival.

Trump to keep Obama LGBT workplace protections

Washington - President Donald Trump will continue to protect the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in the workplace, the White House said Tuesday.

California funds convicted killer's gender reassignment surgery

San Francisco - A convicted murderer serving a life sentence in a California prison became the first U.S. inmate to receive state-funded sex reassignment surgery (SRS).

Supreme Court denies cert in same-sex marriage cases

Today the U.S. Supreme Court denied cert in same-sex marriage cases, refusing a final ruling on the issue, but allowing same-sex couples to get married in 5 more states with more to join soon. Same-sex marriage will now be legal in the majority of states.

Photo essay: Kitchener hosts humble, but fabulous Pride Festival Special

Kitchener - Kitchener's annual tri-Pride Festival and live music show welcomed hundreds to the city's downtown core on Saturday, proving that small cities can measure up to Toronto after all.

Same-sex relationships still a no-go for new game, Nintendo says

Los Angeles - Despite a fan-made petition to get the company on board for same-sex relationships in a new game, Nintendo says it is not here to provide social commentary.

Canadians asking Olympics Committee to boycott Russia Special

Following the persecution of homosexuals in Russia, thousands of people worldwide have banded together to protest, each in their own ways. In Canada, a petition to its Olympics Committee to boycott the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, has come out.

Op-Ed: Supreme Court Must Look at LGBTQ+ Mental Health Issues

Continuing to evade this historically divisive issue is simply no longer possible. The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) must consider the issue of mental health in all its LGBTQ+ deliberations.

Op-Ed: Supreme Court Justices Erudite not Just Political Party Pundits

All the evidence is in. Now the final analysis begins. So just how did the Court fare with respect to its language, tone and intent when discussing LGBTQ+ rights and other issues?

Op-Ed: LGBTQ+ — Because Homophobia, Homomisia and Anti-Gay are not Okay 

Journalists and other commentators are still scrambling ferverishly to come up with more precise, accurate and neutral descriptors to best characterize the diverse sentiments expressed about the LGBTQ community or towards LGBTQ behaviors and practices.

Transgender girl writes response to Obama inaugural address

A young transgender girl who transitioned from male to female when she was in kindergarten has written to President Obama seeking recognition for her people.

Georgia sued for banning vanity license plates with word 'gay'

Atlanta - A Georgia man is suing the state Department of Driver Services, claiming his constitutional rights were violated when the agency denied his applications for three vanity license plates containing the word 'gay.'

Movember embraces the Homovember movement Special

A popular fundraiser for men's health is taking off within Canada's gay communities, and in doing so, is changing the face of prostate cancer one moustache at a time.

Kent State Opens LGBTQ Student Center Special

Kent State University has a proud history of supporting Gay Rights. The University now offers a student center to the LGBTQ student community.
 

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Daniel Raymond Nadon Ph.D., Associate Professor of the School of Theatre and Dance. Co-Coordianter of the LGBTQ student center and studies.
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Scenes from 'I Am Enough' LGBTQ ballet music video
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Demonstration against California Proposition 8 in front of the US Supreme Court on March 26, 2013, the day oral arguments were heard in Hollingsworth v. Perry. Now, rulings striking down same-sex marriage bans are Constitutional according to denial of cert.
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