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Young Actors Invited to Compete in the ​​​​​​​National Society of Arts and Letters Chapter Drama Competition

Local young actors are invited to compete in the National Society of Arts and Letters (NSAL) 2019 Chapter Drama Competition. NSAL, a non-profit organization that recognizes and supports talented, young emerging artists, will award prizes up to $2000 and the opportunity to compete at the national competition for up to $12,000. Actors between the ages […]

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Netflix’s Unscripted Music Series ‘Westside’ Soundtrack Will Be Released Nov. 9

Warner Bros. Records is collaborating with Netflix for the exclusive music soundtrack of Westside, Netflix’s first ever unscripted music series. The series follows the lives of nine young artists struggling for success in today’s high-pressure music industry. On November 9th, the unscripted eight-episode series launches globally on Netflix, same day and date as the release of […]

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From depressed boy, to Homecoming Queen: Landon Patterson shares her transition journey, raising awareness of transgender mental health

Specialist crossdresser retailer and LGBT advocate, GlamourBoutique.com, have joined forces with Missouri’s first transgender Homecoming Queen Landon Patterson, to create ‘Before and After a Gender Transition’, a visual guide offering advice from seeking mental health support, to the choices involved in the physical side of transformation. Landon’s story is a testament to the growing acceptance […]

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STLEFA Merger with ARCW Will Provide Exemplary HIV/AIDS Care

In an effort to better serve people living with and at high-risk of HIV in Missouri, the Saint Louis Effort for AIDS (STLEFA) and the AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin (ARCW) announced in late September a merger that has the potential to change the face of HIV and AIDS in our city forever. “Because treatment […]

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Report identifies best practices in the management of LGBTQI youth in juvenile justice settings

 A new report from The Fenway Institute and the Center for Prisoner Health and Human Rights identifies best practices in the management of lesbian, bisexual, gay, transgender, questioning, and intersex (LGBTQI) youth in juvenile justice settings. The report notes that LGBT youth are overrepresented in the juvenile justice system, especially lesbian and bisexual girls and […]

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Human Rights Campaign Endorses J.B. Pritzker for Governor of Illinois

The Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights organization, announced its endorsement of J.B. Pritzker in his bid to become the next governor of Illinois. “J.B. Pritzker has the vision and experience needed to build a stronger future for the hard-working families of Illinois,” said HRC […]

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David Hernandez Releases 2nd Studio Album

American Idol’s David Hernandez has released his highly anticipated second studio album Kingdom: the Mixtapethrough his own label. Self-produced and recorded in various home studios in Los Angeles, California — proving artists don’t need fancy studios to make a great record anymore —Kingdom: the Mixtapeis David’s first full album release since 2011’s I Am Who […]

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The Coming Out Play Festival Highlights National Coming Out Month

October is National Coming Out Month. Originally a one-day observance, it has grown into a monthlong, international celebration of independence filled with pride, civil awareness, maturation and discovery. Throughout the LGBT community, it also is a time of reflection, activism and self-determination filled with events, parties and education. For Sean Michael, a local thespian and […]

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