Tag: LGBTQ

C.O.M.M.A.N.D. MC in Maryland changes to inclusive name

BALTIMORE — C.O.M.M.A.N.D. MC of Maryland announced last week they would be changing the name of their club to adapt to changing community demographics. In an announcement on their Facebook group, the club said the acronym C.O.M.M.A.N.D. would now stand for Corps of Marylanders Making A Noticeable Difference. Previously, it had been “Corps of Men.” “We see…

IML 40 comes home to Kentuckiana Pride

LOUISVILLE — James Lee brought the International Mr. Leather title to his hometown Pride celebration this past Sunday in Louisville. Lee went to IML as Mr. Kentucky Leather. He rode with the rest of the Kentucky Leather Brotherhood during Kentuckiana Pride, the Pride celebration for the Louisville metro area. Photos courtesy of Dave Brossaeu, David…

Indy-PAH joins the Cadillac Barbie Pride Parade

INDIANAPOLIS — Indy-PAH joined the rest of the Indianapolis leather community in marching during Indy’s pride celebration, the Cadillac Barbie Pride Parade on June 10. Indianapolis’s Pride celebrations and started in 1988 and moved to Monument Circle in 1990. The Cadillac Barbie Parade started in 2002. Photos courtesy of Pup Spaz

Study: LGBTQ adults worry about long-term care

WASHINGTON — When it comes to aging-related concerns, older LGBT adults worry most about having adequate family and other social support to rely on as they age, discrimination in long-term care (LTC) facilities, and access to LGBT-sensitive services for seniors, according to a new AARP survey. Black and Latino LGBT adults report the greatest concern about…

Our History in the D

A people without the knowledge of their past history,origin and culture is like a tree without roots ~Marcus Garvey~ DETROIT — The Olympus Theater is extremely proud to present “Our history in the D” an oral retelling of Detroit’s thriving gay bar scene spanning the 1960’s, 70s & 80s featuring a panel discussion with your…

LGBTQ ordinance challenged by churches in Wisconsin

GREEN BAY — Five churches and a Christian radio station are suing De Pere, Wisc., saying a recently LGBTQ rights ordinance should not apply to them. From Courthouse News Service: The Green Bay suburb was sued Thursday in Brown County Circuit Court by Hope Lutheran Church, Crosspoint Church, Destiny Church, St. Mark Lutheran Church, Christ…

Inclusive curriculum bill Introduced in Illinois

SPRINGFIELD–Students in Illinois would learn about the significant historical events and contributions by LGBTQ people under the Inclusive Curriculum Bill introduced in the Illinois Senate, according to a statement from Equality Illinois. From the statement: The Inclusive Curriculum Bill, SB 3249, was introduced late Thursday and is sponsored by state Sen. Heather Steans of Chicago and state…