Tag: LGBTQ

DOJ brief in gay rights case slammed by advocates

WASHINGTON — The Department of Justice has again filed an amicus brief against gay civil rights in a case up for consideration by the U.S. Supreme Court. From NBC Out: Masterpiece Cakeshop, Ltd. v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission involves Christian baker Jack Phillips, who refused — due to his religious beliefs — to make a wedding…

SF activist Bubbles killed in Tenderloin

SAN FRANCISCO — Activist Anthony Torres, known in San Francisco as Bubbles, was shot and killed in the city’s Tenderloin area this past weekend, local media reported. From SFGate.com: San Francisco activist, artist and DJ Anthony Torres, who was best known by his gender-nonconforming alter ego, Bubbles, was fatally shot early Saturday morning, according to…

2017 Louisville Pride Festival on Bardstown Road

LOUISVILLE — The Louisville Pride Foundation is proud to announce the 2017 Louisville Pride Festival presented by Ford Motor Company and United Auto Workers, a celebration of the spirit of Louisville coming together as one in support of the LGBTQ+ community. The 2017 Louisville Pride Festival is scheduled to take place on Saturday, September 16,…

Derby City Sisters Exequatur Weekend, Sept. 14-17

LOUISVILLE — Derby City Sisters are pleased to invite everyone to the Derby City Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence Exequatur Weekend. Celebrate the full profession of our house and enjoy the amenities of Louisville, Kentucky! Exequatur Weekend coincides with the Louisville Pride Festival being held on Saturday, September 16th. As such, that Saturday will be a…