“One of the [reasons] is that people may be less willing to tell a stranger on the phone that they’re LGBTQ for obvious reasons that the poll highlights,” Casey says, noting the irony that anti-LGBTQ stigma makes it harder to collect information about the effects of said stigma. “And another [reason] is that, relative to the whole population, it’s a fairly small group.” … [Read more...] about Harvard Study: LGBT People of Color Suffer Double Discrimination
And even if President Trump’s rumored reversal of Obama’s 2014 executive order never materializes, LGBT advocates are still on high alert. There is a National Prayer Breakfast scheduled for Thursday morning that Tiven and others have cited as a possible platform for Trump to sign a “religious freedom” order that would carve out room for anti-LGBT discrimination—although such talk remains, for now, mere speculation. … [Read more...] about Will Donald Trump’s White House Really Safeguard LGBT Rights?
The group will perform at Ho Chi Minh Labor Palace every Friday, Saturday and Sunday. In addition to Saigon, artists run a second venue at Bach Dang Trade Center of southern Binh Duong Province, as well as an auxiliary stage at East Saigon Urban Area in southern Dong Nai Province. … [Read more...] about LGBT+ artists ensure Lotto never a drag
In administrations past, the World AIDS Day proclamation has traditionally included mentions of groups acutely affected by HIV/AIDS. In 2016, President Barack Obama mentioned numerous at-risk groups in its proclamation, pointing out that “gay and bisexual men, transgender people, youth, black and Latino Americans, people living in the Southern United States, and people who inject drugs are at a disproportionate risk.” Such individuals, that proclamation noted, “can face stigma and discrimination, creating barriers to prevention and treatment services.” … [Read more...] about White House Proclaims World AIDS Day, Leaves Out LGBT People & People of Color
Hall was an executive producer and appeared in the music video for Swift’s song "You Need to Calm Down." The song’s lyrics address anti-gay protesters, with Swift telling them to “control your urges to scream about all the people you hate / 'Cause shade never made anybody less gay.” … [Read more...] about Todrick Hall Says People Don’t Realize That Taylor Swift’s LGBT Support Is A Huge Deal