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Queer Liberation Started in San Francisco, Not Stonewall (tags)
The legend says America's — and the world's — Queer liberation movement began with the riot at the Stonewall Inn bar in New York City in June 1969. But three months before, militant Queer activists in San Francisco had launched the Committee for Homosexual Freedom (CHF) and mounted the first-ever picket against a private employer for discriminating on the basis of sexual orientation. Leo Laurence and Pat Brown, two veterans of that movement, brought their story to Activist San Diego June 16.
Dedication of Transgender Memorial Ends Years of Struggle (tags)
Last night's dedication of the Transgender Memorial in West Hollywood culminated years of planning and struggle to build a permanent monument to the dozens of Trans identified persons who are murdered each year by hate criminals.
Join this Tuesday evening for ...Los Angeles Day of Remembrance. (tags)
The Transgender Day of Remembrance was set aside to memorialize those who were killed due to anti-transgender hatred or prejudice. The event is held globally every November 20th .
Former Christian Music Star Performs at Palm Springs Queer Pride (tags)
Blayne Bell lost his lucrative career in Christian music and broadcasting when his former partner "outed" him to the dean at Abilene Christian University in 2001. He's gone from making up to $200,000 per year to working at a Starbucks in Palm Springs, but as an openly Gay man he's happier than he's ever been. He's performing at the Palm Springs LGBT Pride event Saturday, November 3.
The BIG BIG Porno Scandal (tags)
Some of you might be aware of the big scandal currently rocking the porn industry, but since the media has decided that this is one scandal they don't want to touch, since it would piss off the multinational corporations, some of you may not be aware of the significance of this scandal, or why it would be kept on some back burner instead of becoming the latest lurid scandal served on a platter by a typically scandal mongering media system.
Nov. 19 & 20: Los Angeles Transgender Day of Remembrance (tags)
The National Transgender Day of Remembrance is set aside to memorialize those who were killed due to anti-transgender hatred or prejudice.
FULL-PAGE AD IN NEW YORK TIMES CALLS FOR OCTOBER 5 PROTESTS TO DRIVE OUT THE BUSH REGIME (tags)
Today, for the second time this month, World Can’t Wait – Drive Out the Bush Regime published a full-page ad in the New York Times calling for massive protests across the country on OCTOBER 5. The ad reads: 'ENDLESS WARS! TORTURE! KATRINA! THEOCRACY! BRING THIS TO A HALT! We must act now-- The world's future is in our hands."
Terrence McNally's Controversial Play Corpus Christi (tags)
Originally opened in 1998 to bomb threats and protests, Terrence McNally's Corpus Christi is the re-telling of the Jesus story with Jesus as a gay man living in 1950's Corpus Christi, Texas. To further queer the story, 6 of the male disciples will be played by women.
Transgender Press Conference (tags)
Transgender activists and county and city officials held a press conference on Wed. November 16, 2005 at Los Angeles City Hall to kick off the November 20th observance of the Southern California Day of Remembrance.
Transgender Day of Remembrance, Sunday Nov. 20th (tags)
Transgender Day of Remembrance
LGBT Marriage Rights Demonstration (tags)
As Congress begins debating an amendment to deny equal marriage rights to same-sex couples, lesbian and gay activists and supporters held a rally and march this Monday, 7/12/04, to say no to discrimination and yes to equality for all.
A Requiem In Celebration of Gwen Araujo (tags)
The premiere performance of " The Transfigured Body (2003)", a multi-media performance piece celebrating the life of Gwen Araujo, a slain transgender teenager and other LBT individuals The premiere performance will be held July 30th at 7:00 p. m. at: Metropolitan Community Church, Los Angeles 8714 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood CA, 90069
The Transfigured Body (2003) (tags)
The premiere performance will be held July 30th 7:00 at: Metropolitan Community Church, Los Angeles 8714 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood CA, 90069. Admission is free. A Requiem In Celebration of Gwen Araujo: The Transfigured Body (2003) is a multi-media performance piece celebrating the life of Gwen Araujo, a slain transgender teenager and other LBT individuals who have fallen victim to crimes of hate.
Global Women's Strike Mobilizations Around the World -- Written March 7th (tags)
GLOBAL WOMEN'S STRIKE 8 MARCH 2003 SECOND INTERNATIONAL UPDATE WOMEN SAY NO WAR - INVEST IN CARING NOT KILLING