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First Ever Undergrad Transgender Studies Textbook Published by Harrington Park Press

“Introduction to Transgender Studies,” published earlier this month by academic LGBTQ book publisher Harrington Park Press, is the first ever introductory textbook intended for transgender/trans studies at the undergraduate level. For undergraduates/faculty, this means an enjoyable and lively classroom resource for  “Transgender 101,” when offered by their school–and very  little excuse if such a course […]

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The Muny and Missouri Historical Society Have Long Supported the LGBTQ Community

Although homosexuality was celebrated in many cultures in the past, the LGBTQ community in our culture has been kept in the closet for much of modern times. When the gay rights movement took hold in the 1960s, however, this marginalized group began enjoying increasing acceptance. In the Muny Memories exhibit on display now at the Missouri […]

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NACCHO’s 2019 Disaster Preparedness Summit Set March 26-29 Week Spotlights ‘The Evolving Threat Environment’

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), representing the nation’s nearly 3,000 local health departments, will hold its  2019 Preparedness Summit March 26-29 in St. Louis at America’s Center Convention Complex, 701 Convention Plaza. This year’s theme is “The Evolving Threat Environment” and the conference will feature experts from the healthcare and emergency management […]

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Route Announce for WorldPride NYC 2019

NYC Pride, the official host of WorldPride NYC 2019 and Stonewall 50, announces the 2019 LGBTQIA+ Pride March route, as an unprecedented number of people are expected for the events planned for June 2019. The 2019 Pride March, which commemorates the 50th Anniversary of the 1969 Stonewall Uprising, will step off at noon on Sunday, […]

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Rainbow Flag Creator Announces GoFundMe Campaign

photo by James McNamara Lynn Segerblom, who chose the material and hand dyed each stripe of white cotton muslin for the original flags, will appear at a public panel at the Gay and Lesbian Center in Los Angeles on Sunday March 17, as part of a panel discussing the iconic international LGBTQ+ symbol that the flags […]

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‘Transcending the Spectrum’ Showcases LGBT Voices on April 13

In its sixth year, Metro Trans Umbrella Group will host their annual art show and fundraiser, “Transcending the Spectrum” on April 13th from 7-11 pm at Mad Art Gallery. MTUG, which is led by Executive Director, Sayer Johnson, highlights and supports transgender and gender nonconforming St. Louisans. Though all the art is created by members […]

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Fairer Health Insurance Policies Can Help LGBTQ Millennials Planning to Have Children Using Infertility Treatment

A new report published by the Family Equality Council reveals a strong interest in parenting among U.S. LGBTQ Millennials compared to previous generations; 77% of those aged 18 to 35 already have or are considering having children, 63% in the 36 to 54 age group and 33% of those aged 55 and older. Among all LGBTQ […]

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Indy Rainbow Chamber of Commerce Hires New Executive Director

The Indy Rainbow Chamber of Commerce has hired Joey Amato as their new Executive Director. Amato recently relocated to Indianapolis from Nashville, Tennessee, but has previously published an upscale LGBT lifestyle magazine in Indianapolis called UNITE and worked closely with the Chamber through that venture. Amato will be taking over day-to-day operations of the Chamber […]

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