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Ephrata Performing Arts Center

A celebration of Queer Voices

Back for its third season, Ephrata Performing Arts Center's "On The Edge" celebrates the LGBTQIA+ communities with readings of three different full-length plays that showcase the growing …

grounding rocket man?

Elton John slams Russia for cutting Rocketman's scenes

Elton John is slamming Russian movie distributors after they censored Rocketman and excluded several scenes showing gay sex and affection from the film.

Police escorted neo-Nazis at event

Armed Neo-Nazis crash Detroit Pride

June is Pride Month, when queer Americans demonstrate to honor the history, notably the riots at the Stonewall Inn in New York that ignited the modern gay rights movement. In Detroit, a very old …

PRIDE EVENTS BUSTIN’ OUT

9 first-ever Pride celebrations in 2019

In June 1970, one year after police in New York City raided the famed Stonewall Inn, the first Christopher Street Liberation Day march took place. The march became the earliest iteration of what is …

Step aside Betty Crocker

'Hookers' turned gays straight with 'anointed cake'

A Dallas evangelist told his followers that an "anointed cake" baked by "hookers" turned a gay man straight. The evangelist, Lance Wallnau, bills himself as a Christian consultant …

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Wild Storm #20

Confronted with finesse

Whether you have been with this arc from issue #1, or just jumped into the chaos due to the appearances of two fan-favorite characters, Wild Storm #20 will excite you with its fast-paced and action-packed story!

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Phila.’s First Openly Gay deputy sheriff

Tragic death mars city's Pride Parade

Philadelphia’s first openly gay deputy sheriff apparently died by suicide just before the city’s annual Prideparade and festival, authorities said. Dante Austin, 27, was found dead …

ALLY IN THE ACADEMY

Our national WTF moment

Much has been written about how divided we are today. I agree that we are, although not so much on the either-or, right-left scale; it’s much more complicated than that. There’s …

PA Guv Sounds off

Protect LGBTQ citizens from violence, discrimination

Across the country, there has been an alarming trend of violence against LGBTQ citizens, especially trans women of color. Governor Tom Wolf and the Pennsylvania Commission on LGBTQ Affairs reaffirmed …

Be honest - are you Surprised?

Trump comes out against LGBT nondiscrimination protections law

A spokesperson for the White House has said that Donald Trump opposes the Equality Act. “The Trump administration absolutely opposes discrimination of any kind and supports the equal …

Trump admin tells U.S. embassies NO!

U.S. embassies can't fly pride flag

The Trump administration is rejecting requests from U.S. embassies to fly the rainbow pride flag on embassy flagpoles during June, LGBTQ Pride Month, three American diplomats report. The …

IS THIS INSURRECTION?

Embassies defy Trump and fly pride flag

President Donald Trump’s tweet “honoring” Pride Month came on the heels of more attacks on the LGBTQ community and was met with immediate scorn. As if to put a finer point on it, …

Pride Event Participants Appreciative

Christians apologize for anti-LGBTQ views

Jamilah Salvador was walking in her first ever Pride parade last weekend in the Philippines when she came across something unexpected at the finish. Christians were holding signs apologizing for ways …