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Laurie Jinkins Elected First LGBTQ & First Woman Speaker in Washington

Today Democratic members of the Washington state House elected Rep. Laurie Jinkins as the new House Speaker, making her the first LGBTQ person and first woman to hold the position in Washington state. Rep. Jinkins will become one of three openly LGBTQ people currently serving as the leader of a state legislative chamber, joining California […]

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ABBAFAB to Perform Tribute to Abba at Playhouse @ Westport Plaza in September

Having played to sold-out crowds across the U.S. and abroad, ABBAFAB brings a stunning tribute to the music of ABBA to the Playhouse @ Westport Plaza stage September 19-22. Tickets are $60 and on sale now.  Tickets may be purchased through MetroTix at www.metrotix.com or by calling 314/534-1111. Additionally, tickets will be available at the […]

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98 Degrees to Perform at River City Casino in October

River City is pleased to announce 98 Degrees for a one night show at River City Casino & Hotel Event Center on Sunday, October 27at 7:30 pm. Tickets start at $29.50. 98 Degrees is an American pop and contemporary R&B vocal group consisting of four vocalists: brothers Nick and Drew Lachey, their friends Justin Jeffre, and Jeff Timmons. Unlike […]

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Policy Brief Outlines the Likely Harm to LGBT People From a New Health Care Regulation Proposed by Trump Administration

The Fenway Institute of Fenway Health released a policy brief outlining the harm to LGBT people likely to result from a new health care regulation proposed by the Trump Administration last month. The public has until August 13, 2019 to offer comment on the proposed regulation, and the authors of the brief urge health care […]

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The T-Birds of ‘Grease’ On Making Their Roles Their Own and Their STL Bucket Lists

A rocking rendition of GREASE  has taken STAGES St. Louis by storm, with high-energy performances slated for nearly every day now through Aug. 18. We chatted with the men who portray the T-Birds, a merry band of greasers, to find how they shaped up. Who are you playing and what kind of unique spin do […]

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Equality Federation Welcomes 200+ LGBTQ Leaders For Leadership Conference 2019

July 17-20th, Equality Federation and Fairness Campaign co-hosts the 22nd annual Leadership Conference in Louisville, Kentucky. The conference is the premier gathering of LGBTQ movement leaders focusing on the crucial work of winning equality in state legislatures and local communities across the country.  Over 200+ people will be in attendance to strategize, mobilize and connect […]

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Lambda Legal Urges the House to Pass the National Defense Authorization Act with the Nondiscrimination Provision

The U.S. House of Representatives votes to pass the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The bill included (Amendment 339) protections against discrimination on the basis of gender identity and sexual orientation in the armed services. Lambda Legal released the following statement on behalf of Senior Staff Attorney Sasha Buchert: “Lambda Legal urges the House to […]

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LGBTQ Elected Officials Increased by 24.9% in Past Year

There are 698 known openly LGBTQ elected officials in the United States – a 24.9 percent increase in the past year – according to LGBTQ Victory Institute’s 2019Out for America report, which was released today. The increase is attributable to the growing number of LGBTQ people running for office, an increase in those willing to […]

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